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Living HistorySubscriber Access Only
The Rise and Decline of Western Thought and Culture and Rodney Stark's For the Glory of God: How Monotheism Led to Reformations, Science, Witch-Hunts, and the End of Slavery.
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
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
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
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.".
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.
'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: 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
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.".
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.
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.
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
Suit Dropped Against California Missions FundsSubscriber Access Only
Plus: Egyptian Muslims attack church, Vatican newspaper supports Dover decision, and other stories from online sources around the world.
Claim of book draws fire from critics | Having written a book that credits Christianity with nothing less than the success of all Western civilization, Rodney Stark is drawing his share of
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
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.
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.
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Blessed Are the Slow
Blessed Are the Slow
Scripture reminds us that love—and loving communication—is patient.
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