Religion in Americas 10

Religion in Americas 10 - 20th Century Protestantism:...

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20th Century Protestantism: Evangelicals, Fundamentalists, Pentecostals, and the Social Gospel Movement Tuesday, March 23, 2010 9:58 AM Religion and society after the Civil War New Social Challenges Urbanization Technology Immigration New philosophical and intellectual challenges The Bible Protestantism's "place" among world religions New scientific findings (esp. Darwinian Theory) All this leads to… comparative religion; Intellectual shifts Biblical criticism Authorship of the Pentateuch in question Julius Wellhausen, "Documentary Hypothesis"-4 authors to Torah Development of biblical morality from OT to NT Is the Bible just another book? Major Battlegrounds Denominations Schools Courts: Scopes Trial (1925) Postmillennialism vs. Premillennialism Post Historically this term describes most American Protestants Believe Christ's return would occur after the millennium, after 1000yrs of peace and prosperity Pre Increasing emerged in early 20th century Rejected the possibility of progress, asserting that this world was destined for decline and
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This note was uploaded on 05/23/2011 for the course RELI 140 taught by Professor Ariel during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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