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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

Religious Intolerance, America, and the WorldA History of Forgetting and Remembering

Religious Intolerance, America, and the World: A History of Forgetting and Remembering

John Corrigan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226313931
eISBN:
9780226314099
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226314099.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Religious intolerance has been constant in American history. The dominant religious community for most of American history, comprised of the mainline and evangelical Protestant groups, refused to ... More

The Global RefugeHuguenots in an Age of Empire

The Global Refuge: Huguenots in an Age of Empire

Owen Stanwood

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190264741
eISBN:
9780190264772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190264741.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion, European Modern History

Huguenot refugees were everywhere in the early modern world. Exiles fleeing French persecution, they scattered around Europe and beyond following the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 1685, ... More

Demonic Possession and Lived Religion in Later Medieval Europe

Demonic Possession and Lived Religion in Later Medieval Europe

Sari Katajala-Peltomaa

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198850465
eISBN:
9780191885563
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850465.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, History of Religion

This book focuses on conceptualizations of lived religion by analysing significant case studies from canonization processes (c. 1240–1450). Geographically it covers Western Europe and one of its aims ... More

The Invention of Papal HistoryOnofrio Panvinio between Renaissance and Catholic Reform

The Invention of Papal History: Onofrio Panvinio between Renaissance and Catholic Reform

Stefan Bauer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198807001
eISBN:
9780191844799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807001.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

How was the history of post-classical Rome and of the Church written in the Catholic Reformation? Historical texts composed in Rome at this time have been considered secondary to the city’s ... More

Christianity in the Twentieth CenturyA World History

Christianity in the Twentieth Century: A World History

Brian Stanley

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196848
eISBN:
9781400890316
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196848.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book charts the transformation of one of the world's great religions during an age marked by world wars, genocide, nationalism, decolonization, and powerful ideological currents, many of them ... More

Imagining Judeo-Christian AmericaReligion, Secularism, and the Redefinition of Democracy

Imagining Judeo-Christian America: Religion, Secularism, and the Redefinition of Democracy

K. Healan Gaston

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226663715
eISBN:
9780226663999
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226663999.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The claim that the United States is a “Judeo-Christian” nation emerged in the 1930s and remains central to American political culture today, even as its political resonances have shifted. This book ... More

The PuritansA Transatlantic History

The Puritans: A Transatlantic History

David D. Hall

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691151397
eISBN:
9780691195469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151397.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book is a sweeping transatlantic history of Puritanism from its emergence out of the religious tumult of Elizabethan England to its founding role in the story of America. Shedding critical new ... More

The Lion's RoarAnagarika Dharmapala and the Making of Modern Buddhism

The Lion's Roar: Anagarika Dharmapala and the Making of Modern Buddhism

Sarath Amunugama

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780199489060
eISBN:
9780199096169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489060.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion, Asian History

Anagarika Dharmapala was one of the most prominent public figures in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Sri Lanka (then known as Ceylon). This book goes into a detailed exploration of ... More

Railroading ReligionMormons, Tourists, and the Corporate Spirit of the West

Railroading Religion: Mormons, Tourists, and the Corporate Spirit of the West

David Walker

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469653204
eISBN:
9781469653228
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653204.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Railroads, tourism, and government bureaucracy combined to create modern religion in the American West, argues David Walker in this innovative study of Mormonism’s ascendency in the railroad era. The ... More

Formations of BeliefHistorical Approaches to Religion and the Secular

Formations of Belief: Historical Approaches to Religion and the Secular

Philip Nord, Katja Guenther, and Max Weiss (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691190754
eISBN:
9780691194165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691190754.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

For decades, scholars and public intellectuals have been predicting the demise of religion in the face of secularization. Yet religion is undergoing an unprecedented resurgence in modern life—and ... More

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