Encyclopedia of Religious Controversies in the United States

Editor/Author Leonard, Bill J. and Crainshaw, Jill Y.
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Single-User Purchase Price: $189.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $283.50
ISBN: 978-1-59-884867-0
Category: Religion & Theology
Image Count: 100
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

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.

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Volume One: A-L
  • A
  • Abernathy, Ralph David
  • Abolitionism
  • Abortion
  • Academic Freedom
  • Adventism
  • 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
  • B
  • 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
  • Bioethics 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, Malcolm
  • Branch Davidians
  • Branham, William Marrion
  • Briggs, Charles Augustus
  • Broadman Commentary Controversy
  • Brownson, Orestes Augustus
  • Bryan, William Jennings
  • Buchman, Frank N.
  • Buchmanism
  • Buddhism, Japanese
  • Burroughs, Nannie Helen
  • Bushnell, Horace
  • C
  • 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/Socialism
  • 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
  • D
  • 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
  • E
  • Ecumenism
  • Eddy, Mary Baker
  • Edwards, Jonathan
  • Electronic Church
  • Emerging Church Movement
  • Episcopal Church, Divisions
  • Equal Rights Amendment
  • Eugenics
  • Evolution Controversy
  • Exorcism
  • F
  • 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, Harry Emerson
  • Fosdick Controversy
  • Franckean Synod
  • Free Methodists
  • Free Will Baptists
  • Fuller, Margaret
  • Fundamentalism
  • G
  • 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.
  • H
  • Half-Way Covenant
  • Ham, Mordecai Fowler
  • Hargis, Billy James
  • Harper, William Rainey
  • Heaven's Gate
  • Hecker, Isaac
  • Hell
  • High-Low Church
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Hinn, Benny
  • Hodge, Archibald Alexander
  • Hodge, Charles
  • Holiness Pentecostal Movement
  • Home Schooling
  • Hopkins, Samuel
  • Hopkinsianism
  • Hutchinson, Anne
  • Hymnals and Hymnody
  • I
  • I AM Movement
  • Immigration
  • Inclusive Language
  • Independent Baptists
  • Inerrancy Controversy
  • Infant Baptism
  • Ingersoll, Robert Green
  • Intelligent Design
  • Interfaith Marriage and Religion
  • Ives, Leon Silliman
  • J
  • Jackson, Jesse Louis
  • Japanese Internment Camps, World War II
  • Jarratt, Devereux
  • Jefferson, Thomas
  • Jehovah's Witnesses
  • Jesus Movement
  • Jesus Seminar
  • Jews for Jesus
  • Jones, Bob, and Family
  • Jones, Jim
  • Jones, Samuel Porter
  • Jordan, Clarence
  • K
  • Kaplan, Mordecai M.
  • King James Only
  • King, Martin Luther, Jr.
  • Know-Nothing Party
  • Ku Klux Klan
  • L
  • La Vey, Anton (Satanism)
  • Landmarkism
  • Lane Seminary
  • Last Temptation of Christ, The
  • Leland, John
  • LGBT Rights
  • Liberalism
  • Liberation Theology
  • Local Church Movement (Witness Lee)
  • LSD, Religious Use
  • Lubavitch
  • Lundy, Mary Ann Weese
  • Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod
  • Lutheranism
  • Volume One: M-Z
  • M
  • 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
  • Muhammad, Elijah Poole
  • Muhlenberg, William Augustus
  • N
  • NAACP
  • Nation of Islam
  • Nation, Carry
  • National Council of Churches
  • Native American Church
  • Native American Missions
  • 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, J. Frank
  • Noyes, John Humphrey
  • O
  • Obama, Barack, 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 LGBT Clergy
  • P
  • Palmer, Phoebe
  • Papal Infallibility
  • Parham, Charles Fox
  • Parker, Daniel
  • Parker, Theodore
  • 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
  • Pseudoscience
  • Q
  • A Question in Baptist History
  • Quimby, Phineas Parkhurst
  • R
  • Racism
  • Rappites
  • Rastafarians
  • Reconstructionist Judaism
  • Reformed Episcopal Church
  • Reform Judaism
  • Re-Imagining Conference, The
  • Reincarnation
  • Religion and Education, Public and Private
  • Religion and Politics
  • Religious Liberty
  • Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
  • Restorationism
  • Revivalism
  • Rice, John R.
  • Roberts, Granville Oral
  • Robertson, Pat
  • Robinson, Gene
  • Ruether, Rosemary Radford
  • Rushdoony, Rousas John
  • S
  • 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
  • Secondary Separation
  • Second Blessing
  • 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 (Mennonite Practice)
  • 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 Baptist Theological Seminary
  • 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
  • T
  • Teilhard de Chardin, Pierre
  • Tennent, Gilbert
  • Theistic Evolution
  • Tietjen, John H.
  • Toy, Crawford Howell
  • Transcendentalism
  • Transubstantiation
  • Trusteeism
  • Truth, Sojourner (Isabella)
  • Turner, Henry McNeal
  • Turner, Nat
  • U
  • Unification Church
  • Union Theological Seminary, New York
  • Unitarian/Universalism
  • V
  • Varick, James
  • Vatican Council I
  • Vatican Council II
  • Vesey, Denmark
  • Vick, George Beauchamp
  • Virgin Birth
  • Voluntaryism
  • W
  • War
  • Warfield, Benjamin Breckinridge
  • Weld, Theodore Dwight
  • Westboro Baptist Church
  • White, Andrew D.
  • Wicca
  • Williams, Roger
  • Woman's Christian Temperance Movement
  • Women-Church Movement
  • Women's Ordination Movement
  • Women's Rights Convention
  • Woodrow, James
  • Woolman, John
  • Worship Wars
  • Z
  • Zionism
  • Bibliography
  • About the Editors and Contributors