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The Mongols and the Islamic World: From Conquest to Conversion

Peter Jackson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300125337
eISBN:
9780300227284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125337.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book is an epic historical consideration of the Mongol conquest of Western Asia and the spread of Islam during the years of non-Muslim rule. The Mongol conquest of the Islamic world began in the ... More


Conscience and Conversion: Religious Liberty in Post-Revolutionary France

Thomas Kselman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300226133
eISBN:
9780300235647
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300226133.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book explores how the French responded to the right of religious choice acquired during the revolutionary era. Religious liberty is usually part of a larger discussion about church-state ... More


Writing the Divided Self: Convert Autobiography

Elisheva Carlebach

in Divided Souls: Converts from Judaism in Germany, 1500-1750

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300084108
eISBN:
9780300133066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300084108.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter looks at conversion narratives, which are shown to have played a prominent role along with the other elements of successful conversions in various traditions. It first looks at the ... More


Introduction

Thomas S. Kidd

in George Whitefield: America's Spiritual Founding Father

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300181623
eISBN:
9780300182125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181623.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book presents a biography of George Whitefield that depicts him as the key figure in the first generation of Anglo-American evangelical Christianity. It examines the role played by Whitefield, ... More


“The Circumstance Of My Being Born In An Inn”: George Whitefield And Eighteenth-Century England

Thomas S. Kidd

in George Whitefield: America's Spiritual Founding Father

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300181623
eISBN:
9780300182125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181623.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on George Whitefield's life in eighteenth-century England, from his birth at the Bell Inn in Gloucester on December 16, 1714 to his emerging emphasis on the new birth and ... More


“The Day Star Arose In My Heart”: Whitefield's Conversion

Thomas S. Kidd

in George Whitefield: America's Spiritual Founding Father

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300181623
eISBN:
9780300182125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181623.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on George Whitefield's conversion to faith in Christ. It begins by considering Whitefield's bodily sickness while studying at the University of Oxford, how his months-long ordeal ... More


“God Is Preparing Me for Something Extraordinary”: Whitefield The Methodist Missionary

Thomas S. Kidd

in George Whitefield: America's Spiritual Founding Father

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300181623
eISBN:
9780300182125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181623.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on George Whitefield's life as a Methodist missionary that began on June 27, 1736, when he preached publicly for the first time at the St. Mary de Crypt church in Gloucester, ... More


“Hearing Him Preach, Gave Me A Heart Wound”: Calvinist Preaching, Calvinist Controversy

Thomas S. Kidd

in George Whitefield: America's Spiritual Founding Father

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300181623
eISBN:
9780300182125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181623.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on George Whitefield's evangelical work in America during the eighteenth century and how his preaching changed the life of many evangelicals through conversion. It begins by ... More


“The Dawning of that Sabbath of Rest Promised to the People of God”: Eschatology and Identity

Thomas S. Kidd

in The Protestant Interest: New England After Puritanism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300104219
eISBN:
9780300128406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300104219.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter considers eschatology and identity in New England, and in the British Atlantic world, from William of Orange's invasion of England in 1688 to the coming of New England's revivals in the ... More


Converts

Peter Marshall

in Heretics and Believers: A History of the English Reformation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300170627
eISBN:
9780300226331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300170627.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter examines the religious conversions in sixteenth-century England. Some historians have rightly warned us that there was more to the Reformation than a succession of individual religious ... More


Mission from Japan: Review of The Samurai {1982}

Irving Howe

in A Voice Still Heard: Selected Essays of Irving Howe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300203660
eISBN:
9780300210583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300203660.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter presents Irving Howe's 1982 review of The Samurai by Shusaku Endo. In his book review, Howe attempts to understand the mind of the Japanese author and the literary themes of his fiction, ... More


Cornelius and Peter

Dennis R. MacDonald

in Does the New Testament Imitate Homer?: Four Cases from the Acts of the Apostles

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300097702
eISBN:
9780300129892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300097702.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter discusses the most significant of the texts from Acts. Whereas one might remove the other passages from Acts without collapsing the structure of the whole book, the conversion of ... More


Introduction

Elisheva Carlebach

in Divided Souls: Converts from Judaism in Germany, 1500-1750

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300084108
eISBN:
9780300133066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300084108.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The introductory chapter takes a look at the significance of being a Jew who became a Christian during the medieval and early contemporary Europe. It explains the changes that occurred during the ... More


The Medieval Legacy: Converts in the Culture of Ashkenaz

Elisheva Carlebach

in Divided Souls: Converts from Judaism in Germany, 1500-1750

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300084108
eISBN:
9780300133066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300084108.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter is concerned with the image of Jewish converts within the medieval Ashkenazic tradition. It shows that the main difference between the conversion experience of the Jews of Sepharad and ... More


The Last Deception: Conversion and the Endtime

Elisheva Carlebach

in Divided Souls: Converts from Judaism in Germany, 1500-1750

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300084108
eISBN:
9780300133066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300084108.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter talks about the Jews' central role in the Christian drama of the end of time, also known as the endtime. It first reveals that the Christians accused the Jews of claiming to be world ... More


The Professions of Conversion

Elisheva Carlebach

in Divided Souls: Converts from Judaism in Germany, 1500-1750

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300084108
eISBN:
9780300133066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300084108.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter is concerned with the professions that the converts had before and after conversion. It starts with a discussion on the converts' professions before they were converted, which was mostly ... More


Conversion and Rupture of the Family

Elisheva Carlebach

in Divided Souls: Converts from Judaism in Germany, 1500-1750

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300084108
eISBN:
9780300133066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300084108.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter looks at the effects that conversion had on the Jewish family, such as disruption and upheaval. While wives or husbands had the option to follow their spouses into Christianity, custody ... More


Conversion, Language, and Identity

Elisheva Carlebach

in Divided Souls: Converts from Judaism in Germany, 1500-1750

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300084108
eISBN:
9780300133066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300084108.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Language in light of Jewish conversion is the subject of this chapter. It begins with the requirement that all Jews who plan on converting to Christianity should shed their Jewish language, followed ... More


The Jesuit Reduction:: The Birth of the Yaqui Mission Towns, 1610–1617

Raphael Brewster Folsom

in Yaquis and the Empire: Violence, Spanish Imperial Power, and Native Resilience in Colonial Mexico

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300196894
eISBN:
9780300210767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196894.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on the Jesuits' reduction of the native peoples of northwestern Mexico and the birth of the Yaqui mission towns under the Spanish colonizers during the period 1610–1617. It puts ... More


Introduction

Thomas Kselman

in Conscience and Conversion: Religious Liberty in Post-Revolutionary France

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300226133
eISBN:
9780300235647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300226133.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Introduction reviews the scholarly literature on religious liberty and conversion, and proposes that the stories of French converts in the aftermath of the French Revolution provide a unique ... More


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