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From mainline to sideline

the social witness of the National Council of Churches

by Lloyd Billingsley

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Published by Ethics and Public Policy Center, Distributed by arrangement with University Press of America in Washington, D.C, Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America.,
    • Christian sociology -- United States -- History -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-203) and index.

      StatementK.L. Billingsley.
      ContributionsEthics and Public Policy Center (Washington, D.C.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBX6.N2 B54 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 209 p. ;
      Number of Pages209
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2206897M
      ISBN 100896331415, 0896331423
      LC Control Number89029060

        From Mainline to Sideline. Not so many years ago, a select set of American denominations was always referred to as the Protestant "mainline": the Congregationalists, Episcopalians, Presbyterians, Methodists, American Baptists, Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), and, more recently, the Evangelical : Templeton Press. The mainline Protestant churches (also called mainstream American Protestant and oldline Protestant) are a group of Protestant churches in the United States that contrast in history and practice with evangelical, fundamentalist, and charismatic Protestant denominations. Mainline Protestants were a majority of all Christians in the United States until the midth century, but now constitute a.

      It follows a thesis first set out in a book, “Everybody knows that the so-called ‘mainline’ is now the sideline,” writes De Groote. “’The United Church of Christ. Trains magazine offers railroad news, railroad industry insight, commentary on today's freight railroads, passenger service (Amtrak), locomotive technology, railroad preservation and history, railfan opportunities (tourist railroads, fan trips), and great railroad photography.

        The Mainline's Main Magazine Today begins a 2 part series on Elesha Coffman's new book, The Christian Century and the Rise of the Protestant Mainline. First and foremost, congratulations to Professor Coffman and her family. Even before the idea of a mainline is born it is already demoted to sideline, oldline, has-been. I’m not sure Author: Edward J. Blum. “Everybody knows that the so-called ‘mainline’ is now the sideline,” writes De Groote. “’The United Church of Christ, Presbyterians, Methodists and the Episcopalians have been.


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In From Mainline to Sideline, journalist K.L. Billingsley documents a pattern of political partisanship by the NCC. He describes the lack of structural coherence, the gap between the church elites and the people in the pews, and the doctrinaire ideology that has resulted in a flawed moral witness by the NCC on issues as diverse as nuclear Cited by: 4.

“For years Tom Bandy has been attempting to get the once-mainline-oldline-now-sideline church back in the game. In this fast-paced, energetic book, Tom shows us how churches can be in missions to the diverse cultures that seem to respond to our stolid mainline moderation with a yawn.”.

Get this from a library. From mainline to sideline: the social witness of the National Council of Churches. [Lloyd Billingsley; Ethics and Public Policy Center (Washington, D.C.)]. “For years Tom Bandy has been attempting to get the once-mainline-oldline-now-sideline church back in the game.

In this fast-paced, energetic book, Tom shows us how churches can be in missions to the diverse cultures that seem to respond to our stolid mainline moderation with a yawn.”. From Mainline to Sideline -- The Death of Protestant America. By Albert Mohler In today's edition of "The Reading List" I review David Wells' important new book, The Courage to Be Protestant: Truth-Seekers, Marketers, and Emergents in the Postmodern World.

Subscribe. "For years Tom Bandy has been attempting to get the once-mainline-oldline-now-sideline church back in the game. In this fast-paced, energetic book, Tom shows us how churches can be in missions to the diverse cultures that seem to respond to our stolid mainline moderation with a yawn."Brand: Abingdon Press.

Evangelicalism entered the century apparently in a strong position. Evangelical Protestantism entered the twentieth century riding high. During the s, evangelicals failed in their attempt to shape Protestantism and lost control of the northern mainline : Richard Kyle.

Roger Finke and Rodney Starke put it this way in a stunningly perceptive book: “There comes a point when a religious body has become so worldly that its rewards are few and lacking in plausibility.” They call it a “primary feature of our religious history: the.

This book attempts to come to terms with how a people of faith sing the Lord’s songs in this strange land. If at one time the churches [of] the Reformation were considered mainline, they are Cited by: 1. In this fast-paced, energetic book, Tom shows us how churches can be in missions to the diverse cultures that seem to respond to our stolid mainline moderation with a yawn." -- William Willimon, Professor of the Practice of Christian Ministry, Duke Divinity School, Durham, NC "Sideline Church represents fresh perspectives in an often tired.

A major reevaluation of American religious history. Finke and Stark (both Sociology/Purdue) rewrite the script by considering churches as ``firms'' competing for members in free-market America, and by unearthing long-buried surveys that provide eye-opening information about why and how different denominations corner the market.

The authors begin by puncturing the convention of colonial America. This new study and the trends it heralds present an opportunity: to walk away from “the movement” and to embrace the visible, institutional church, to embrace “the sideline” rather than to fear it.

Christianity was never intended to be “the mainline” or “influential” in the way the editorial seems to imagine.

Mainline, Sideline, or Borderline. by R. Scott Clark o n | An unsigned editorial posted on Tuesday (12 May ) on the Christianity Today website analyzes the new ARIS (American Religious Identification Survey). Mainline Stemline Sideline and Clonal Evolution. Sun, 06 Mar | Cytogenetics.

These terms can be confusing and are often misunderstood. The mainline (ml) is the term used to describe the most common clone (i.e., the one represented by the most cells). This is a quantitative issue only.

This book looks at the reasons for infertility and. The mainline Protestant churches (also called mainstream Protestant and sometimes oldline Protestant) are a group of Protestant denominations in the United States that contrast in history and practice with evangelical, fundamentalist, and charismatic Protestant denominations.

Some make a distinction between "mainline" and "oldline", with the former referring only to denominational ties and the. Should “Mainline” Protestants sideline that label. Octo Richard Ostling Patheos Explore the world's faith through different perspectives on religion and spirituality!Author: Richard Ostling.

Well, the periphery is now the mainline, and the mainline is the sideline. I also decided to write this book partly because of the misperception that this transformation began in the : Timothy Dalrymple. Mainline (Protestant): lt;p|>The |Mainline Protestant| churches (also called ||mainstream| American Protestant||||1| World Heritage Encyclopedia, the.

Voices from the Sideline. Last December, a group calling themselves “Christians for Middle East Peace” placed an ad in the New York Times calling for Christians to lobby Washington to politically partition Jerusalem into capitals for Israel and a Palestinian state.

The ad further called for a Jerusalem shared religiously by Muslims, Christians, and Jews, with exclusivist claims rejected. Having skimmed the book cover-to-cover, these are the interesting points to me: Between the "Strategy and Ideas", "Move Orders", and "Illustrative Games" sections in each chapter, there is a lot of repetition.

Posts about sideline written by bristolchesstimes. Skip to content. The choice of obscure / semi-sound / non-mainline openings for time poor amateurs is further reinforced by a huge range of system style books and DVDs.

As a result it is not unusual to watch a game in a Minor or Major section of a tournament involve 10 opening moves of. Today, however, people are just as likely to use the words “old line” or “sideline” to describe United Methodists, Presbyterians, Lutherans, Cooperative Baptists, Episcopalians and similar traditions.

As membership continues to decline, mainline Protestants are afflicted by .Discover Book Depository's huge selection of K L Billingsley books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.