Encyclopedia of Religious Controversies in the United States, 2nd Edition [2 volumes] (2nd Revised edition)

Encyclopedia of Religious Controversies in the United States, 2nd Edition [2 volumes] (2nd Revised edition)

By: Bill J. Leonard (editor), Jill Y. Crainshaw (editor)Hardback

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This book provides a thorough introduction to historical and contemporary issues in American religion, tackling controversial hot-button topics such as abortion, Intelligent Design, and Scientology. * Approximately 500 entries written by more than 60 contributors * Primary documents that provide firsthand accounts of issues and events

About Author

Bill J. Leonard, PhD, is James and Marilyn Dunn Professor of Baptist Studies and Church History, the School of Divinity, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC. Jill Y. Crainshaw, PhD, is professor of worship and liturgical theology and associate dean of academic affairs, School of Divinity, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC.


Introduction A Question in Baptist History Abernathy, Ralph David Abolitionism Abortion Academic Freedom Adventism AIDS/HIV Alien Immersion Allen, Richard Alliance of Baptists Altizer, Thomas American Baptist Association Americanism Antiliquor Anti-Masonry Antimissions Anti-Mormonism Antinomian Crisis Anti-Semitism Arminianism Artificial Insemination Aryan Nations Auburn Affirmation Auburn Declaration Azusa Street Bakker, James (Jim) Orsen Ballard, Guy Baptism Baptism of the Holy Spirit Baptist Bible Fellowship Baptist Joint Committee on Religious Liberty Baptist Missionary Association Baptists Beecher, Henry Ward Beecher, Lyman Berrigans, The Bible Societies Bible Translations Biblical Criticism Biblical Inerrancy Bioethical Controversies Birth Control Bishop for the Colonies, Church of England Black Ministerial Protest Leadership Black Muslims Black Theology Blackwell, Antoinette Brown Bloody Monday Bloudy Tenent of Persecution, The Bob Jones University Bogard, Benjamin Marcus Borg, Marcus J. Bowne, Borden Parker Boyd, Malcom Branch Daividians Branham, William Marion Briggs, Charles Augustus Broadman Commentary Controversy Brownson, Orestes Augustus Bryan, William Jennings Buchman, Frank N. Buchmanism Buddhism, Japanese Burroughs, Nannie Helen Bushnell, Horace Campbell, Thomas and Alexander Campbell, Will D. Capital Punishment Capitalism Catholic Anti-Intellectualism Catholics and the Supreme Court Celibacy, Roman Catholic Priesthood Charismatic Movement Chauncy, Charles Cherry, Frank S. Children of God Christian Coalition Christian Reconstructionism Christmas, Secular Controversies Church Growth Movement Churches of Christ Civil Religion Civil Rights Clarke, William Newton Cleage, Albert B., Jr. (Agyeman, Jaramogi Abebe Clergy Sexual Misconduct with Adults Cloning Common Grace (Christian Reformed Church) Communalism Communion Controversies Communism Cone, James Hal Conscientious Objection Conservative Baptist Association of America Conservative Judaism Conversion Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Coughlin, Charles E. Crapsey, Algernon Sidney Crawford, Tarlton Perry Creedalism Criswell, Wallie Amos Crossan, John Dominic Crummell, Alexander Culture Wars Cummins, George David Daly, Mary Darrow, Clarence S. Davenport, James Death of God Deloria, Vine Victor, Jr Denominations Deprogramming Dexter Avenue Baptist Church Dispensationalism Dow, Lorenzo Drew, Timothy Dyer, Mary Ecumenism Eddy, Mary Baker Edwards, Jonathan Electronic Church Elijah Muhammad Emerging Church Movement Episcopal Church, Divisions Equal Rights Amendment Eugenics Evolution Controversy Exorcism Faith Healing Falwell, Jerry Family Values Farrakhan, Louis Father Divine's Peace Mission Movement Feminism Finished Work Pentecostalism Finney, Charles Grandison Fitzgerald, Edward M. Focus on the Family Fosdick Controversy Fosdick, Harry Emerson Franckean Synod Free Methodists Free Will Baptists Fuller, Margaret Fundamentalism Garvey, Marcus General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Glossolalia Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary Graham, William Franklin Graves, James Robinson Great Awakening,First Great Awakening, Second Grimke, Angelina Emily Grimke, Francis J. Half-Way Covenant Ham, Mordecai Fowler Hargis, Billy James Harper, William Rainey Heaven's Gate Community Hecker, Isaac Hell High-Low Church Hinn, Benny Hodge, Archibald Alexander Hodge, Charles Holiness Pentecostal Movement Home Schooling Hopkins, Samuel Hopkinsianism Hutchinson, Anne Hymnals and Hymnody I AM Movement Immigration Inclusive Language Independent Baptists Indian Missions Inerrancy Controversy Infant Baptism Ingersoll, Robert Green Intelligent Design Interfaith Marriage and Religion Ives, Leon Silliman Jackson, Jesse Louis Japanese Internment Camps, World War II Jarratt, Devereux Jefferson, Thomas Jehovah's Witnesses Jesus Movement Jesus Seminar Jews for Jesus Jim Jones Jones, Bob and Family Jones, Samuel Porter Jordan, Clarence Kaplan, Mordecai M. King James Only King, Martin Luther, Jr Know-Nothing Party Ku Klux Klan La Vey, Anton (Satanism) Landmarkism Lane Seminary Last Temptation of Christ, The LBGT Rights Leland, John Liberalism Liberation Theology Local Church Movement (Witness Lee) LSD, Religious Use Lubavitch Lundy, Mary Ann Weese Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod Lutheranism Machen, John Gresham Madison, James Malcolm X Marian Devotion Marshall, Molly Truman McCall, Duke Kimbrough McCune, William Clement McGiffert, Arthur Cushman McIntire, Carl McPherson, Aimee Semple Medically Assisted Suicide Mega-Churches Mennonites Mercersburg Theology Merton, Thomas Message of Genesis, The Methodism Metropolitan Community Church Millennialism Miller, William Modernism Monk, Maria Moon, Rev. Sun Myung Moorish Science Temple Moral Majority Motion Pictures and Religious Controversies Muhlenberg, William Augustus NAACP Nation of Islam Nation, Carry National Council of Churches Native American Church Nativism Nevin, John Williamson New Age Movement New Divinity Men New England Theology New Lights New Measures New Morality New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary Norris, Frank J. Noyes, John Humphrey Obama, Barak, and Religion O'Connor, John J. O'Hair, Madalyn Murray O'Kelly, James Old Lights Old School/New School Oneida Community Oneness or "Jesus Only" Pentecostals Open Membership Open Theism Ordination of LBGT Clergy Palmer, Phoebe Papal Infallibility Parham, Charles Fox Parker, Daniel Parks, Rosa Louise McCauley Passion of the Christ, The Paulist Fathers Peale, Norman Vincent Pentecostal Movement Pietism Pike, Bishop James A. Plagiarism and the Church Political Correctness Polygamy Portland Deliverance Powell, Adam Clayton, Jr. Predestination Preus, Jacob A. O., Jr Primitive Baptists Princeton Theology Prosperity Gospel Pseudo-science Quimby, Phineas Parkhurst Racism Rappites Rastafarians Reconstruction Judaism Reform Judaism Reformed Episcopal Church Re-Imagining Conference Reincarnation Religion and Education, Public and Private Religion and Politics Religious Liberty Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of latter-Day Saints Restorationism Reuther, Rosemary Radford Revivalism Rice, John R. Roberts, Granville Oral Robertson, Pat Robinson, Gene Rushdoony, Rousas John Sabbatarianism Salvation Army Saved by His Life Schaff, Philip School Prayer Scientology Scofield, Cyrus Ingerson (C.I.) Scopes Trial Scopes, John T. Scott, Walter Seabury, Samuel Second Blessing Secondary Separation Seminex Separate Baptists Separation of Church and State Serpent Handling Seventh-Day Adventism Sex Abuse Scandals, Roman Catholic Church Shakers (United Society of Believers in Christ's Second Appearing) Sheen, Fulton J. Shunning Shuttlesworth, Fred Lee Sixteenth Street Baptist Church Skyclad (nudity) Smith, Gerald L.K. Smith, Henry Preserved Smith, Joseph, Jr. Social Gospel Movement Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary Southern Baptist Convention Southern Christian Leadership Conference Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Spellman, Francis J. Spencer, Peter Spiritualism Spong, John Shelby Stagg, Frank Stanton, Elizabeth Cady Stone, Barton Stowe, Harriet Elizabeth Beecher Strang, James Jesse Strict Calvinism Sunday, William (Billy) Ashley Swing, David Teilhard de Chardin, Pierre Tennent, Gilbert Theistic Evolution Theodore Parker Tietjen, John H. Toy, Crawford Howell Transcendentalism Transubstantiation Trusteeism Truth, Sojourner (Isabella) Turner, Henry McNeal Turner, Nat Unification Church Union Theological Seminary, New York Unitarian/Universalism Varick, James Vatican Council I Vatican Council II Vesey, Denmark Vick, George Beauchamp Virgin Birth Voluntaryism War Warfield, Benjamin Breckinridge Weld, Theodore Dwight Westboro Baptist Church White, Andrew D. Wicca Williams, Roger Woman's Christian Temperance Movement Woman's Rights Convention Womens Ordination Movement Women-Church Movement Woodrow, James Woolman, John Worship Wars Zionism

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  • ISBN13: 9781598848670
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 945
  • ID: 9781598848670
  • ISBN10: 1598848674
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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