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Religion in China: Survival and Revival under Communist Rule

Fenggang Yang

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199735655
eISBN:
9780199918591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735655.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

What has happened to religion in China since the Communist revolution? Against all the odds of eradication measures dictated by the atheist ideology and secularization effects of modernization, ... More


Introduction

Michael Farquhar

in Circuits of Faith: Migration, Education, and the Wahhabi Mission

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804798358
eISBN:
9781503600270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798358.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter introduces the question of Saudi “religious expansion” — that is, the various processes by which Saudi actors are said to have exerted increasing religious influence beyond the kingdom’s ... More


Circuits of Faith: Migration, Education, and the Wahhabi Mission

Michael Farquhar

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804798358
eISBN:
9781503600270
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798358.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book considers efforts undertaken by the Saudi political and religious establishments to widen the sphere of Wahhabi influence beyond the kingdom’s borders from the mid-twentieth century. It ... More


Introduction: Terrains of Exchange

Nile Green

in Terrains of Exchange: Religious Economies of Global Islam

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780190222536
eISBN:
9780190247430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190222536.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter provides a new way of understanding the place of Islam in global history and the history of Empire during the modern era of globalization (c.1800-1940). It develops a clear methodology ... More


Toward a General Theory of Religiously Friendly Democratization

Michael D. Driessen

in Religion and Democratization: Framing Religious and Political Identities in Muslim and Catholic Societies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199329700
eISBN:
9780199375288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199329700.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

This chapter presents the book’s theoretical model for describing the dialectic dynamics created by a religiously friendly democratization process in a country whose religious market is dominated by ... More


Spirited Competition: Pentecostal Success in Latin America’s New Religious Marketplace

R. Andrew Chesnut

in Spirit and Power: The Growth and Global Impact of Pentecostalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199920570
eISBN:
9780199345632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199920570.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the reasons for Pentecostalism’s unparalleled success in Latin America’s free-market economy of faith. The charismatic branch of Protestantism has single-handedly created ... More


Missionaries, Mystics and Mill-Owners

Nile Green

in Terrains of Exchange: Religious Economies of Global Islam

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780190222536
eISBN:
9780190247430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190222536.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter shows how Muslim religious entrepreneurs created new forms of Islam, and new Muslim religious firms, as a result of their interaction with Christian missionaries. Focusing on the fringes ... More


Reconfiguring the Global Religious Economy: The Role of African Pentecostalism

Afe Adogame

in Spirit and Power: The Growth and Global Impact of Pentecostalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199920570
eISBN:
9780199345632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199920570.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In this rapidly globalizing era, significant religious transformations and developments are reshaping traditional religious maps. Most significantly, Pentecostal and Charismatic movements are ... More


Founding The First Mosque in Japan

Nile Green

in Terrains of Exchange: Religious Economies of Global Islam

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780190222536
eISBN:
9780190247430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190222536.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter traces the global exchanges that surrounded the founding of the first purpose-built mosque in Japan. Opened in the port city of Kobe in 1935, the mosque was the fruit of six years of ... More


The Invention of A Hindu Sufism

Nile Green

in Terrains of Exchange: Religious Economies of Global Islam

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780190222536
eISBN:
9780190247430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190222536.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter uses a case study of a Hindu religious impresario who championed a Muslim holy man to show how, in the social production of religion, agency is more important than identity. Focusing on ... More


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