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Mormons on the RiseSubscriber Access Only
America. "At any given moment, the majority of Mormons are first-generation converts," says Rodney Stark, author and University of Washington sociologist.
Beware the Women!Subscriber Access Only
A conspiracy theorist claims the church is becoming too feminized
were particularly attracted to Christianity. For a concise summary, see for example chapter 5 of Rodney Stark's The Rise of Christianity. Citing the work of
Highlights: The Early Church's Health PlanSubscriber Access Only
Christians practiced neither abortion nor infanticide and thus attracted women.
That response changed the standard of living in this world, says Rodney Stark, author of The Rise of Christianity: A Sociologist Reconsiders History (Princeton) and a professor at the
Reformation Isn't Over at WheatonSubscriber Access Only
Plus: David Yonggi Cho under fire, Bob Russell leaving Southeast Christian, church that birthed gospel music destroyed in fire, and other stories from online sources around the world.
Morning Herald). Books: 'Rise' revisits fastest-growing religion claim | Martin Naparsteck reviews Rodney Stark's latest (The Salt Lake Tribune); 5 million
Verdict that Demands EvidenceSubscriber Access Only
It is Darwinists, not Christians, who are stonewalling the facts.
becoming another, as Darwin confidently predicted. This lack of evidence has not gone unnoticed by sociologist Rodney Stark. Stark calls himself neither an
All Churches Should Be MultiracialSubscriber Access Only
The biblical case.
pagans. In the midst of Antioch's extreme ethnic tensions, as scholar Rodney Stark puts it, "Christianity offered a new basis for social solidarity.". Therefore
The Truth About the Catholic Church and SlaverySubscriber Access Only
The problem wasn't that the leadership was silent. It was that almost nobody listened.
It was that almost nobody listened. Rodney Stark| July 1, 2003. Rodney Stark is professor of sociology and comparative religion at the university of Washington.
2004 Christianity Today Book AwardsSubscriber Access Only
We honor 22 titles that bring understanding to people, events, and ideas that shape evangelical life, thought, and mission.
HISTORY/BIOGRAPHY For the Glory of God: How Monotheism Led to Reformations, Science, Witch-Hunts, and the End of Slavery. Rodney Stark (Princeton University Press).
Get the Numbers RightSubscriber Access Only
rates. Author Rodney Stark says, "What counts is not whether [an individual] is religious, but also the proportion of religious people in their environment.".
Building Alliances to Save LivesSubscriber Access Only
Why evangelicals' partnership with others to fight persecution worked—and where the coalition is heading.
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.
Progress Through TheologySubscriber Access Only
"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"
"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". Progress Through Theology.
America the BrutalSubscriber Access Only
How did we get to such a state of madness?
disconnectedness from society. Sociologists Roger Finke and Rodney Stark clarify this theory: The real basis of the moral order is human relationships. Most of
2006 Christianity Today Book AwardsSubscriber Access Only
Out of 37 publishers and 240 titles, our judges selected 22 of this year's best books.
HISTORY/BIOGRAPHY (tie) The Victory Of Reason: How Christianity Led to Freedom, Capitalism, and Western Success Rodney Stark (Random House) Why Study the Past?
Good Boundaries Make Good ChristiansSubscriber Access Only
The difference between welcome and inclusion
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.
Baylor ShowdownSubscriber Access Only
Provost fired. Faculty question school's direction.
Rodney Stark, the prominent sociologist who joined Baylor's faculty in 2004, told CT, "We've made incredible progress. [But] it's hanging in the balance right now.".
Operation Human RightsSubscriber Access Only
How evangelicals got outside their comfort zone to help the oppressed overseas.
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.
Sudan After GarangSubscriber Access Only
Plus: Why religious believers should oppose the flag desecration amendment, and other stories from online sources around the world.
Latter-Day Saints: Mormonism is global, but is it a 'world religion'? | Twenty years ago, University of Washington sociologist Rodney Stark observed the phenomenal growth of
Italian Trial Demands Proof of JesusSubscriber Access Only
Plus: Psychoanalyzing Lot, Haggard's e-mails with Mikey Weinstein, rescuing baby Jesus (times 25), and other stories from online sources around the world.
Capitalism, brought to you by religion | Rodney Stark sets out to disprove the argument that religion impeded scientific progress and stunted human freedom (The New York Times);
Leader's Insight: From Christ's Church to iChurchSubscriber Access Only
How consumerism undermines our faith and community.
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
Evangelism in the Early Church: Recommended ResourcesSubscriber Access Only
Evangelism in the Early Church
Another fascinating read by a nonhistorian is Rodney Stark's The Rise of Christianity: A Sociologist Reconsiders History (Princeton, 1996), which applies the discoveries of modern
Christianity Today’s 2018 Book Awards
Christianity Today’s 2018 Book AwardsSubscriber Access Only
Our picks for the books most likely to shape evangelical life, thought, and culture.
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