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Shawn David Young is an associate professor of music and the director for music industry studies at York College of Pennsylvania. The author of Gray Sabbath: Jesus People USA, the Evangelical Left, and the Evolution of Christian Rock, his most recent publication is "A Work of Art in the Age of Technological Disruption: The Future of Work in the Music Industry".
Founded in 1972, Jesus People USA (JPUSA) is an evangelical ―intentional community‖ located in Chicago's Uptown neighborhood. Living out of a common purse arrangement, this inner-city commune strives to counter much of what the Right stands for. An expression of the Evangelical Left, the commune's various expressions of social justice are populariz...
Evangelical Christianity has become a powerful force in American popular media and the political arena. The reason for evangelicalism’s rise to prominence has been widely researched. Contemporary manifestations of popular evangelicalism remain connected to a mythology that can be traced to one of many expressions commonly associated with the Americ...
During the late 1960s, thousands of young people in Southern California were swept up in a revival of conservative Christianity. Disenchanted with the existentialism found among various so-called “countercultural” groups, the “Jesus freaks” emerged. Though they proclaimed an ideology commonly associated with fundamentalist Christianity, hippie conv...
In every surgical patient's journey, a well-run preoperative assessment clinic (PAC) is an essential first step in ensuring excellence in quality and patient safety. In 2007, the PAC at Victoria General Hospital, a busy community hospital, averaging more than 7,000 surgical procedures per year, struggled to support the volume of surgical patients....
The collapse of the countercultural sixties provided fertile ground for a revival of traditional Christianity among American youth during the late sixties. The Jesus movement, self-dubbed as the Jesus Freaks, was a Christian revival involving hippies who converted to orthodox Christianity and retained a countercultural aesthetic, often sporting the...
This study traces the history of Jesus People USA (JPUSA). Founded in 1972, this community is one of the most significant surviving expressions of the original Jesus Movement of the sixties and seventies and represents a radical expression of contemporary countercultural evangelicalism. JPUSA’s blend of Christian Socialism, theological orthodoxy, p...
Thesis (A.M.)--Washington University, 2004. Dept. of American Culture Studies. Includes bibliographical references.