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Becoming Muslim in Mainland Tanzania, 1890-2000

Felicitas Becker

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264270
eISBN:
9780191734182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264270.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book looks at the Muslims in Mainland Tanzania, as well as what people in Southeast Tanzania understood by Islam, or by being Muslim, and what they sought to attain by becoming Muslim. This ... More


Recruiting in the British Isles for mainland European armies

Roger B. Manning

in An Apprenticeship in Arms: The Origins of the British Army 1585-1702

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261499
eISBN:
9780191718625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261499.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

During the Thirty Years War, continental European armies recruited extensively in the British Isles, with religious allegiance often determining which army a recruit served in. Impressment was ... More


Faith Transformed: Religion and American Politics from FDR to George W. Bush

Lyman Kellstedt, John Green, Corwin Smidt, and James Guth

in Religion and American Politics: From the Colonial Period to the Present

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195317145
eISBN:
9780199851386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317145.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter provides a magisterial summary of voting behavior and religious allegiance since the Great Depression. Its authors have pioneered in specifying connections between political and ... More


Ethnoreligious Political Behavior in the Mid-Nineteenth Century: Voting, Values, Cultures

Robert P. Swierenga

in Religion and American Politics: From the Colonial Period to the Present

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195317145
eISBN:
9780199851386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317145.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Using the techniques of statistical analysis, this chapter presents in accessible general terms the results of exacting quantifiable research into the complex, but regular, connections among voting, ... More


Persecution and the Limitsof Religious Allegiance

Éric Rebillard

in Christians and Their Many Identities in Late Antiquity, North Africa, 200-450 CE

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451423
eISBN:
9780801465994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451423.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter attempts to evaluate the degree of groupness associated with the category “Christians.” It moves from an analysis of when and how Christianness mattered at the level of the individual to ... More


Setting the Stage: Carthage at the End of the Second Century

Éric Rebillard

in Christians and Their Many Identities in Late Antiquity, North Africa, 200-450 CE

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451423
eISBN:
9780801465994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451423.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter focuses on Tertullian and the evidence on Carthage at the turn of the third century. It is commonly noted that Tertullian's depiction of Christians differs according to whether a given ... More


Family Relations and Contested Religious Moralities

Anna Lora-Wainwright

in Fighting for Breath: Living Morally and Dying of Cancer in a Chinese Village

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836825
eISBN:
9780824871093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836825.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the interplay between the spirit world and perceptions of illness, healing, and mourning by comparing the cases of Gandie and Uncle Wang. More specifically, it considers how ... More


Introduction – Beginning Donne

Margret Fetzer

in John Donne's Performances: Sermons, Poems, Letters and Devotions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719083440
eISBN:
9781781700051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719083440.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter introduces John Donne, a writer whose work has been analysed for traces of his precise religious allegiances, noting that the current study has chosen some of Donne's poems and aims to ... More


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