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Crisis of Faith in the Wake of Unfulfilled Expectations

Arie Morgenstern

in Hastening Redemption: Messianism and the Resettlement of the Land of Israel

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195305784
eISBN:
9780199784820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305787.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Beginning in the 1820s, a symbiotic relationship prevailed between the Perushim and the Protestant missionaries active in the Land of Israel such as Joseph Wolf and the London Society for the ... More


The Consequences and Origins of Proselytizing

GOODMAN MARTIN

in Mission and Conversion: Proselytizing in the Religious History of the Roman Empire

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263876
eISBN:
9780191682674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263876.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World, Judaism

This chapter explores the possible origins of proselytizing. The suggestion that approval of universal proselytizing may have arisen among some rabbinic Jews in reaction to the use of the concept ... More


Religious Elements of Faith-Based Social Programs

Heidi Rolland Unruh and Ronald J. Sider

in Saving Souls, Serving Society: Understanding the Faith Factor in Church-Based Social Ministry

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2005
ISBN:
9780195161557
eISBN:
9780199835836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195161556.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Some faith-based social service programs incorporate specifically religious content, intended to expose beneficiaries to religious resources, messages, or activities. Religious program elements ... More


Encountering Religion in the Workplace: The Legal Rights and Responsibilities of Workers and Employers

Raymond F. Gregory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449543
eISBN:
9780801460746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449543.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

In a recent survey, twenty percent of workers interviewed reported that they had either experienced religious prejudice while at work or knew of a coworker who had been subjected to some form of ... More


Brave Converts in the Arya Samaj: The Case Of Dharm Pal

C.S. Adcock

in Punjab Reconsidered: History, Culture, and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198078012
eISBN:
9780199080984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198078012.003.0044
Subject:
History, Indian History

The Arya Samaj has long been distinguished among nineteenth century reform organizations as forerunner of Hindu nationalist politics and exemplar of Hindu religious intolerance. Arya Samaj practices ... More


Judaism before 100 ce Proselytes and Proselytizing

GOODMAN MARTIN

in Mission and Conversion: Proselytizing in the Religious History of the Roman Empire

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198263876
eISBN:
9780191682674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263876.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World, Judaism

This chapter considers the implications of the tolerance for Jewish attitudes towards potential proselytes. Since the work of Schürer and Juster at the beginning of this century, many scholars agreed ... More


“The Most Sure and Profitable Sort of Merchandice”: Protestantism and Piety

Philip J. Stern

in The Company-State: Corporate Sovereignty and the Early Modern Foundations of the British Empire in India

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195393736
eISBN:
9780199896837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393736.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Confronting enduring historiographical assumptions that hold that the East India Company’s policies and attitudes were hostile or ambivalent towards religion, this chapter argues that religion was in ... More


Employee Proselytization

Raymond F. Gregory

in Encountering Religion in the Workplace: The Legal Rights and Responsibilities of Workers and Employers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449543
eISBN:
9780801460746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449543.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter examines the legal issues surrounding an employee's proselytization of other employees. Most people tend to keep their religious beliefs to themselves, while others feel obligated to ... More


Employer Proselytization

Raymond F. Gregory

in Encountering Religion in the Workplace: The Legal Rights and Responsibilities of Workers and Employers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449543
eISBN:
9780801460746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449543.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter examines the legal issues surrounding an employer's proselytization of its employees. When an employer engages in proselytizing of its employees, it may be violating Title VII because ... More


Proselytizing in the Public-Sector Workplace

Raymond F. Gregory

in Encountering Religion in the Workplace: The Legal Rights and Responsibilities of Workers and Employers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449543
eISBN:
9780801460746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449543.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter examines how the courts have addressed proselytizing in public sector workplaces. Employer intervention in the attempts by one or more employees to convert coworkers or proselytize ... More


Prayer in the Household

Alec Ryrie

in Being Protestant in Reformation Britain

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199565726
eISBN:
9780191750731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565726.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter considers the collective domestic experience of Protestant piety. Family prayers were supposed to have been said collectively at least twice a day, led by the head of the household. The ... More


Walking the Truth in Islam with the Tablighi Jamaat

Mathijs Pelkmans

in Fragile Conviction: Changing Ideological Landscapes in Urban Kyrgyzstan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705137
eISBN:
9781501708381
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705137.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines Tablighi techniques that are intended to make and keep ideas relevant, believable, and embodied. Tablighi Jamaat is a conservative Islamic piety movement that has made ... More


Familiar Spirits, Part One: The Early 1980s

J. B. Haws

in The Mormon Image in the American Mind: Fifty Years of Public Perception

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199897643
eISBN:
9780199369676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199897643.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The relationship between conservative, evangelical Protestants and Latter-day Saints had long been adversarial. For decades evangelicals had regarded Mormonism as something other than a Christian ... More


Freedom of Conscience and Hinduism

Arvind Sharma

in Hinduism and Human Rights: A Conceptual Approach

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195665857
eISBN:
9780199082025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195665857.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter analyses religious freedom as a universal human right. It argues that, in order to be truly universal, the concept of freedom of religion must take the Asian religious experience more ... More


Ajami Literacies of West Africa

Fallou Ngom

in Tracing Language Movement in Africa

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190657543
eISBN:
9780190657574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190657543.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Wherever there have been significant numbers of Muslims outside of Arabia, there has been some Ajami literacy. This is because Ajami results from the spread of Islam and its accompanying Arabic ... More


Korean Missionaries in America

Rebecca Y. Kim

in The Spirit Moves West: Korean Missionaries in America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199942107
eISBN:
9780190202743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199942107.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the story of UBF missionaries and examines why Korean evangelicals pursued missions in America and why they were particularly interested in proselytizing white Americans. It ... More


The Spirit Moves West, with Soldier Spirit

Rebecca Y. Kim

in The Spirit Moves West: Korean Missionaries in America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199942107
eISBN:
9780190202743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199942107.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the mission ethos of the hyper-Korean evangelical missionaries who came to the U.S. from the 1970s to revitalize America. It delves into what the Korean missionaries had to ... More


Theology of Sacrifice

Rebecca Y. Kim

in The Spirit Moves West: Korean Missionaries in America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199942107
eISBN:
9780190202743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199942107.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines how the Korean missionaries evangelized Americans. It argues that Korean missionaries sacrificed intensely and practiced a “theology of sacrifice” to make their cross-racial ... More


The <i>Wasaṭī</i> and <i>Salafī</i> Approaches to the Religious Law of Muslim Minorities

Uriya Shavit

in Sharī‘a and Muslim Minorities: The wasati and salafi approaches to fiqh al-aqalliyyat al-Muslima

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198757238
eISBN:
9780191817168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198757238.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the evolution of distinct wasaṭī and salafī approaches to fiqh al-aqalliyyāt al-Muslima and their institutionalization and popularization, with special attention given to their ... More


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