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It's Not About PowerSubscriber Access Only
A unique and proven strategy for changing society.
Cole's words reminded me of the most important book I've read about Christians and cultural transformation, Rodney Stark's The Rise of Christianity.
Editor's BookshelfSubscriber Access Only
August's selection: For the Glory of Godby Rodney Stark. Read our review by David Neff; Read an extended interview with Rodney Stark; Read an excerpt from For the Glory of God;
Live Longer, Healthier, & BetterSubscriber Access Only
The untold benefits of becoming a Christian in the ancient world.
Early Church; Middle Ages; Reformation; Early Modern; Modern. Live Longer, Healthier, & Better. The untold benefits of becoming a Christian in the ancient world. Rodney Stark.
Sloppy InclusivenessSubscriber Access Only
An interview with Caroline Westerhoff, author of Good Fences: The Boundaries of Hospitality.
Progress Through Theology | An interview with Rodney Stark, author of For the Glory of God: How Monotheism Led to Reformations, Science, Witch-hunts, and the End of Slavery.
Healing the Body of ChristSubscriber Access Only
Church discipline is as much about God as it is about erring believers.
the church. In For the Glory of God, Baylor sociologist of religion Rodney Stark discusses the dynamics of high-intensity religious movements. High-intensity
March for Life Marks Shift on RoeSubscriber Access Only
Plus: 'Time' on the abortion battle in the states, Tulsa church tests 'Kelo v. New London', Benedict's first encyclical, Gordon-Conwell's new president, and more articles from online sources around the world.
(WTOP, DC); How the West won | Our culture rests on a religion that promoted reason from the start (Rodney Stark, The Dallas Morning News); How she got her start in Fla.
Why College Doesn't Turn Kids SecularSubscriber Access Only
Also: Richard Land on the footbath controversy, Falwell's big Liberty gift, and other stories about higher education and research.
The books are reactions to the declining stock of the secularization thesis and the deprivatization of religion in public life of which scholars such as Rodney Stark and Jose Casanova
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Quick reviews of new books.
THE VICTORY OF REASON: How Christianity Led to Freedom, Capitalism, and Western Success Rodney Stark Random House, 304 pages, $25.95. Rodney Stark is at it again.
iChurch: All We Like SheepSubscriber Access Only
Is our insistence on choices leading us astray?
Roger Finke and Rodney Stark, co-authors of The Churching of America, 1776-1990, argue that ministry in the US is modeled primarily on capitalism, with pastors functioning as a
God and Man at BaylorSubscriber Access Only
Even if Robert Sloan fails, what he has set in motion is irreversible.
include well-known philosophers like Boston College's Thomas Hibbs and recent Princeton University Visiting Fellow Francis Beckwith, eminent sociologist Rodney Stark from the
Evangelicals' Conflicting Interests in Fighting PersecutionSubscriber Access Only
It took more than a concern for human rights to motivate churches' and ministries' powerful grassroots.
Progress Through Theology | An interview with Rodney Stark, author of For the Glory of God: How Monotheism Led to Reformations, Science, Witch-hunts, and the End of Slavery.
From Lord to Label: how consumerism undermines our faithSubscriber Access Only
Roger Finke and Rodney Stark, co-authors of The Churching of America, 1776-1990, argue that ministry in the US is modeled primarily on capitalism with pastors functioning as a
TO VERIFY…Subscriber Access Only
1992). SOURCES - Churched Americans: The Churching of America, 1776-1990 by Roger Finke and Rodney Stark (Rutgers University Press, 1992).
Live Long and ProsperSubscriber Access Only
"Though a recent survey raises questions, the health benefits of faith have been documented for centuries."
Rodney Stark, professor of sociology and comparative religion at the University of Washington, explored this phenomenon in CH issue 57: Converting the Empire.
Anti-Drug Flight Program That Killed Missionary and Daughter Will ResumeSubscriber Access Only
": Ala. Ten Commandments display deadline is today, and other stories from online sources around the world"
Faith and works | Lisa Jardine reviews For the Glory of God: How Monotheism Led to Reformations, Science, Witch-Hunts, and The End of Slavery by Rodney Stark (The Washington
Turning the Mainline AroundSubscriber Access Only
New sociological studies show that evangelicals may well succeed at renewing wayward Protestantism
New studies by sociologists Rodney Stark, Roger Finke, and Jennifer McKinney, the coauthor of this article, show that contemporary renewal groups have greater staying power and
Quotation MarksSubscriber Access Only
Recent comments on adoration and the religiosity of men
rape.". Rodney Stark, University of Washington sociologist, who argues that men are not religiously committed because of physiology, not socialization.
'Jesus and Paul': Looking at a Journalistic Approach to Christianity's BeginningsSubscriber Access Only
A full review of ABC's Jesus and Paul: The Word and the Witness
Paul is now in Europe and its diverse religious culture is the topic. Rodney Stark guesses at the size of conversion in the early centuries, fourteen hundred or so. This is difficult to know.
Evangelism in the Early Church: Christian History Timeline - The Growth of Early ChristianitySubscriber Access Only
Christian History Timeline
For more details, see Rodney Stark, The Rise of Christianity: A Sociologist Reconsiders History (Princeton, 1996). c. 30 Death and resurrection of Jesus; coming of the Holy Spirit.
God Really Is WinningSubscriber Access Only
America has fewer non-religious, new survey asserts.
The last similar survey on religion in America was prominent sociologist Rodney Stark's 1963 Berkeley study, titled "American Piety." Stark is now co-director of Baylor's ISR.
What to Make of Karl Barth’s Steadfast Adultery
What to Make of Karl Barth’s Steadfast Adultery
Do the recent revelations discredit his theology?
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