TITLE

Democratic Waves

PUB. DATE
November 1991
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Nov1991, Issue 17, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents historical information on the religious aspects of democracy. Democratic wave following World War II; Connection between democracy and Protestant Christianity; Church that is considered as the most effective institutional voice for democratic governance and human rights.
ACCESSION #
17727506

 

Related Articles

  • Service with a smile.  // Indiana Business Magazine;Sep99, Vol. 43 Issue 9, p4 

    Presents statistics on Indiana's employment and other related data as of July 1999. Growth of services sector as the state's largest employer; Comparative figures with manufacturing and construction sectors; Trends and projections.

  • YOUNG CHRISTIANS IN NORWAY, NATIONAL SOCIALISM, AND THE GERMAN OCCUPATION OF 1940-1945. Hale, F. // Acta Theologica;2011, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p72 

    The German occupation of Norway during the second world war caused unprecedented problems for the evangelical Lutheran Church of Norway and other Christian denominations. the subordination of the church to the de facto Nazi state eventually led its bishops and most of its pastors to sever their...

  • Hospitality, compassion and justice: Our collective call to the "ger". ALLEN-PICKETT, GREG // Presbyterian Outlook;3/28/2016, Vol. 198 Issue 7, p16 

    The article discusses how Christian churches and communities supported refugees in the U.S. and how Christians should respond to the refugee crisis facing the world. Topics discussed include the genesis of World Relief in 1944 as the church's response to resettle World War II refugees from...

  • DIASPORA CARRIES THE FAITH TO THE INTERIOR OF CHINA. Ryan, Thomas F. // America;10/17/1942, Vol. 68 Issue 2, p36 

    The article focuses on the effect of dispersion brought by the threshold of World War II on the Catholic Church in China. The consequences of scattering could be gauged with two main factors. One was through the villages where thousands of missionaries and their catechists have been engaged in...

  • THE STRUGGLE FOR INTEGRITY. Webber, George W. // Review of Religious Research;Sep81, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p3 

    Following World War II the Protestant churches in the United States experienced a dramatic period of growth and acceptance as their natural constituency moved in massive numbers to suburbia. The striking contrast between the "success" of the churches in the United States and the struggle for...

  • Twenty-Five Unbelievable Years: The Foreign Missions Policy of the Reformed Presbyterian Church of North America, 1945--1970. Keddie, Gordon J. // Puritan Reformed Journal;2012, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p279 

    The article focuses on the foreign missions of the Reformed Presbyterian Church of North America (RPCNA) or the Covenanters, 1945 to 1970. It explains the developments in the RP Missions which progressed in the quarter century after the World War II. It discusses major concerns including the...

  • The Congregational Church in Bulgaria Past, Present and Future. Lalev, Stoyan // International Congregational Journal;Spring2009, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p89 

    The earliest Congregational churches in Bulgaria and Macedonia were formed through American missionary work in what was then Turkish territory. Missionary work included education as well as the establishment of churches. Following the Second World War, Bulgaria was brought under communist...

  • "Heroes or yellow-bellies? Masculinity and the Conscientious Objector". Epp, Marlene // Journal of Mennonite Studies;1999, Vol. 17, p107 

    The article examines the masculinity of the Mennonite conscientious objector in Canada. It is stated that the conscientious objectors are said to be heroes of the faith within Mennonite communities. In real world, conscientious objector had the opposite image and countering the public image of...

  • Place Holders. Seitz, John C. // Commonweal;9/13/2013, Vol. 140 Issue 14, p38 

    The author explains the importance of detachment towards improving faith of Catholics in God. He refers to the self-help book "Peace of Mind," by Rabbi Joshie Liebman, where the book addressed detachment as a way to deny religious sensibilities applied in place and memory. The concept of...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics