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Sectarianism

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

A narrow‐minded adherence to a particular sect (political, ethnic, or religious), often leading to conflict with those of different sects or possessing different beliefs. Sectarian...

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Religion, Rhetoric, and Running for Office

Brian Stiltner and Steven Michels.

in Religious Voices in Public Places

October 2009; p ublished online September 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Christian Theology. 11625 words.

Political campaigning has received relatively scant attention in the literature on public reason. This chapter examines the rhetoric of the four major candidates for U.S. president in 2008....

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Making the Best of It

John G. Stackhouse.

April 2008; p ublished online October 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Christian Theology. 380 pages.

What should be the Christian's attitude toward society? When so much of our contemporary culture is at odds with Christian beliefs and mores, it may seem that serious Christians now have...

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A. J. Appasamy and his Reading of Rāmānuja

Brian Philip Dunn.

December 2016; p ublished online December 2016 .

Book. Subjects: Christian Theology. 336 pages.

This book is a comparative study exploring the writings of an Indian Christian theologian named Ayadurai Jesudason Appasamy (1891–1975) and his comparative theological interaction with the...

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Politics and Social Reform in Britain and Ireland

Eugenio Biagini.

in The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume III

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies; Christian Theology. 9900 words.

Dissenters in the long nineteenth century believed that they were on the right side of history. This chapter argues that the involvement of evangelical Nonconformists in politics was...

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Spirituality, Worship, and Congregational Life

D. Densil Morgan.

in The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume III

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies; Christian Theology. 10199 words.

Protestant Dissent was assailed by Anglo-Catholics in England and by the Mercersburg Theologians in the United States for its fissiparous tendencies, sectarian nature, and privileging of...

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Methodists and Holiness

Janice Holmes.

in The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume III

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies; Christian Theology. 11543 words.

Methodism was originally a loosely connected network of religious clubs, each devoted to promoting holy living among its members. It was part of the Evangelical Revival, a movement of...

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