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DisruptionWhy Things Change

Disruption: Why Things Change

David Potter

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780197518823
eISBN:
9780197518854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197518823.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, History of Religion

Disruption is about radical change—why it happens and how. Drawing on case studies ranging from the fourth century AD through the twentieth century, we look at how long-established systems of ... More

God Save the USSRSoviet Muslims and the Second World War

God Save the USSR: Soviet Muslims and the Second World War

Jeff Eden

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190076276
eISBN:
9780190076306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190076276.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion, World Modern History

God Save the USSR reviews religious life in the Soviet Union during the Second World War and shows how, as the Soviet Red Army was locked in brutal combat against the Nazis, Stalin ended the state’s ... More

Biographies of a ReformationReligious Change and Confessional Coexistence in Upper Lusatia, 1520-1635

Biographies of a Reformation: Religious Change and Confessional Coexistence in Upper Lusatia, 1520-1635

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198868156
eISBN:
9780191904684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198868156.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

This monograph investigates how religious coexistence functioned in six towns in the multiconfessional region of Upper Lusatia in Western Bohemia. Lutherans and Catholics found a feasible modus ... More

God's Marshall PlanAmerican Protestants and the Struggle for the Soul of Europe

God's Marshall Plan: American Protestants and the Struggle for the Soul of Europe

James D. Strasburg

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197516447
eISBN:
9780197516478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197516447.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, History of Religion

God’s Marshall Plan explores the origins of Christian nationalism and Christian globalism—two competing theologies of global engagement—in the American Protestant encounter with twentieth-century ... More

Psyche and Soul in AmericaThe Spiritual Odyssey of Rollo May

Psyche and Soul in America: The Spiritual Odyssey of Rollo May

Robert H. Abzug

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780199754373
eISBN:
9780197512944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199754373.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, History of Religion

Rollo May (1909‒1994), internationally known psychologist and popular philosopher, came from modest roots in the small town Protestant Midwest intending to do “religious work” but eventually became a ... More

Defending the FaithGlobal Histories of Apologetics and Politics in the Twentieth Century

Defending the Faith: Global Histories of Apologetics and Politics in the Twentieth Century

Todd Weir and Hugh McLeod (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266915
eISBN:
9780191938177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266915.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This volume explores how conflicts between secularist ideologies and religious faiths shaped global history in the twentieth century. The chapters approach the dynamic effects of these struggles by ... More

Print and the Urdu PublicMuslims, Newspapers, and Urban Life in Colonial India

Print and the Urdu Public: Muslims, Newspapers, and Urban Life in Colonial India

Megan Eaton Robb

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190089375
eISBN:
9780190089405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190089375.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, History of Religion

In early twentieth-century British India, prior to the arrival of digital medias and after the rise of nationalist political movements, a small-town paper from the margins became a key node for an ... More

Saving the Nation

Saving the Nation

Thomas H. Reilly

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190929503
eISBN:
9780190929534
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190929503.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, History of Religion

This book is a history of the Chinese Protestant elite and their contribution to building a new China in the years from 1922 to 1952. While a small percentage of China’s overall population, China’s ... More

Preaching with Their LivesDominicans on Mission in the United States after 1850

Preaching with Their Lives: Dominicans on Mission in the United States after 1850

Margaret M. McGuinness and Jeffrey M. Burns (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780823289646
eISBN:
9780823297184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823289646.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This volume tells the little-known story of the Dominican Family—priests, sisters, brothers, contemplative nuns, and lay people—and integrates it into the history of the United States. Starting after ... More

On HospitalsWelfare, Law, and Christianity in Western Europe, 400-1320

On Hospitals: Welfare, Law, and Christianity in Western Europe, 400-1320

Sethina Watson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198847533
eISBN:
9780191882210
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847533.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

This book offers a fundamental reconception of the place of welfare institutions in the medieval church, and so of the significance of welfare in Western Christianity. It takes as its subject the ... More

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