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Parables of Coercion: Conversion and Knowledge at the End of Islamic Spain

Seth Kimmel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226278285
eISBN:
9780226278315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226278315.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book argues that early modern Spanish intellectuals revolutionized canon law, philology, and history writing through their struggle to eradicate Islam and its traces from the Crowns of Castile ... More


To Join the Banquet

Seth Kimmel

in Parables of Coercion: Conversion and Knowledge at the End of Islamic Spain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226278285
eISBN:
9780226278315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226278315.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter introduces religious coercion as a problem of interpretation in early modern Spain. Like Augustine’s apology for the disciplining of Christian apostates or the Tridentine defense of ... More


The Sultan’s Renegades: Christian-European Converts to Islam and the Making of the Ottoman Elite, 1575-1610

Tobias P. Graf

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198791430
eISBN:
9780191833908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198791430.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

The figure of the renegade—a European Christian or Jew who had converted to Islam and was now serving the Ottoman sultan—is omnipresent in all genres produced by those early modern Christian ... More


Facing the Revocation: Huguenot Families, Faith, and the King's Will

Carolyn Chappell Lougee

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190241315
eISBN:
9780190241346
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190241315.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

This book tells the story of one French Protestant (Huguenot) family, the Robillard de Champagné, as it faced Louis XIV’s Revocation of the Edict of Nantes, which criminalized their religion in 1685. ... More


Friend

Jan Machielsen

in Martin Delrio: Demonology and Scholarship in the Counter-Reformation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780197265802
eISBN:
9780191772009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265802.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The special friendship of Martin Delrio and Justus Lipsius (1547–1606), the famous neo-Stoic philosopher and humanist, was much trumpeted by their Catholic contemporaries, who used it as proof of ... More


‘Turning Turk’, Becoming anOttoman Muslim

Tobias P. Graf

in The Sultan’s Renegades: Christian-European Converts to Islam and the Making of the Ottoman Elite, 1575-1610

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198791430
eISBN:
9780191833908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198791430.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

This chapter examines how Christian Europeans found themselves in situations in which conversion to Islam became an option and how such conversions were performed. In the early modern context, change ... More


Conflict and Conversion: Catholicism in Southeast Asia, 1500-1700

Tara Alberts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199646265
eISBN:
9780191747830
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646265.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

This book explores how Catholic missionaries, merchants and adventurers brought their faith to the strategically and commercially crucial region of Southeast Asia in the sixteenth and seventeenth ... More


Narrating Transition

E. Natalie Rothman

in Brokering Empire: Trans-Imperial Subjects between Venice and Istanbul

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449079
eISBN:
9780801463112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449079.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter examines different genres of converts’ life narratives to illustrate the contrasting ways in which Muslim, Jewish, and Protestant converts to Catholicism articulated the process of ... More


Practicing Conversion

E. Natalie Rothman

in Brokering Empire: Trans-Imperial Subjects between Venice and Istanbul

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449079
eISBN:
9780801463112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449079.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter explores the converts’ long trajectories after baptism through a study of the Pia Casa dei Catecumeni (Holy House of Catechumens), a charitable institution for the conversion of Muslims ... More


A Marvelous Ardor

W. Gregory Monahan

in Let God Arise: The War and Rebellion of the Camisards

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199688449
eISBN:
9780191767708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688449.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Explores the reasons why this remote, mountainous region converted so thoroughly to Protestantism in the sixteenth century. It argues that there were many causes, including the earlier conversion of ... More


Fire Beneath the Ashes

W. Gregory Monahan

in Let God Arise: The War and Rebellion of the Camisards

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199688449
eISBN:
9780191767708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688449.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter explores the survival of Protestantism in secret assemblies held in the forests and mountains away from the prying eyes and ears of the authorities. It argues that leadership in these ... More


Introduction: The Crossroads of the World

Tara Alberts

in Conflict and Conversion: Catholicism in Southeast Asia, 1500-1700

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199646265
eISBN:
9780191747830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646265.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

Variously described as the location of Eden, or King Solomon’s mines, and long appreciated as the most important source of spices and the preeminent region of exchange for luxury goods, Southeast ... More


Assessments of Conversion Potential

Tara Alberts

in Conflict and Conversion: Catholicism in Southeast Asia, 1500-1700

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199646265
eISBN:
9780191747830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646265.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

The arrival of European traders and missionaries into these complex regional and international networks of exchange excited a variety of responses. Chapter III examines in detail the reception which ... More


Conclusion

Tara Alberts

in Conflict and Conversion: Catholicism in Southeast Asia, 1500-1700

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199646265
eISBN:
9780191747830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646265.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

This book has explored how missionaries attempted to introduce Catholicism into three disparate regions of Southeast Asia and interrogates the reasons behind their successes and failures. The ... More


‘My Booke of Rememberance’: the spiritual autobiography of Elizabeth Isham

Isaac Stephens

in The Gentlewoman's Remembrance: Patriarchy, Piety, and Singlehood in Early Stuart England

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784991432
eISBN:
9781526115102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991432.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Written circa 1639, the ‘Booke of Rememberance’ covered the first thirty years of Elizabeth Isham’s life, and was the product of a number of influences and purposes. An act of spiritual meditation, ... More


The Beginnings of Crypto-Islam in the Iberian Peninsula

in Muslims in Spain, 1500 to 1614

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226319636
eISBN:
9780226319650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226319650.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The first Muslims arrived in the Iberian Peninsula in 711; the mass expulsion of all Muslims was decreed and carried out in the period 1609–14, nine centuries later. In this great final displacement ... More


The Muslims of Aragon and Valencia up to Their Forcible Conversion

in Muslims in Spain, 1500 to 1614

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226319636
eISBN:
9780226319650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226319650.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The expression “Crown of Aragon” (Corona de Arag´on) may give rise to justifiable confusion. In Spanish historical usage, it refers not just to Aragon proper but to all three contiguous political ... More


Crypto-Muslims in the Lands of the Crowns of Castile and Aragon, 1525–1560

in Muslims in Spain, 1500 to 1614

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226319636
eISBN:
9780226319650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226319650.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The earliest example of the Inquisition concerning itself directly with the converts from Islam in Old Castile can be seen in an Inquisitorial inspection of 1523 that took place in Segovia. ... More


Crisis and War: Granada, 1567–1571

in Muslims in Spain, 1500 to 1614

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226319636
eISBN:
9780226319650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226319650.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In the closing period of the history of the Muslims of al-Andalus, there were three key crises, three times of suffering and bloodshed that stood out among the many others. The first was the first ... More


East-Central Europe

Tadhg Ó hAnnracháin

in Catholic Europe, 1592–1648: Centre and Peripheries

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199272723
eISBN:
9780191801006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272723.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter examines four societies on the Eastern periphery of Europe where at the beginning of the period under review Catholicism faced a challenge to survive. By the mid-seventeenth century, ... More


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