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Radical Holiness

Roger Glenn Robins

in A. J. Tomlinson

Published in print November 2004 | ISBN: 9780195165913
Published online April 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780199835454 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195165918.003.0003

Series: Religion in America

Radical Holiness

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This chapter discusses the concept of radical holiness. It defines the adjectives plainfolk and radical. Radical holiness is examined based on key behavioral and valuational indexes to capture its personality and temperament, and locate it on the spectrum of enthusiasm for and appropriation of values associated with modernism. It then addresses countervailing tendencies within radical holiness that qualify its characterization as plainfolk modernism.

Keywords: radical holiness; plainfolk; modernism

Chapter.  4527 words. 

Subjects: Christianity

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