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Religious Transformation in South Asia: The Meanings of Conversion in Colonial Punjab

Christopher Harding

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199548224
eISBN:
9780191720697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548224.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, History of Religion

This book investigates mass conversion movements towards Christianity in late colonial India, examining the internal dynamics of conversion and Christian community-building in the region of Punjab. ... More


Joining (and Leaving) a Muslim Minority

Jack Tannous

in The Making of the Medieval Middle East

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691179094
eISBN:
9780691184166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179094.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter focuses on the most consequential kind of Christian–Muslim interaction: conversion. It considers legitimate and illegitimate reasons for converting from one religion to another. For some ... More


Introduction

Christopher Harding

in Religious Transformation in South Asia: The Meanings of Conversion in Colonial Punjab

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199548224
eISBN:
9780191720697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548224.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History, History of Religion

This chapter introduces the major questions and problems which the book seeks to tackle, placing them in historical and historiographical context. Following an overview of the conversion movements in ... More


Rehearsal in Algeria

Sarah A. Curtis

in Civilizing Habits: Women Missionaries and the Revival of French Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195394184
eISBN:
9780199866595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394184.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter opens part II by introducing Emilie de Vialar, a noblewoman who founded her own active religious order, the Soeurs de St‐Joseph de l'Apparition (SSJA) in 1830. Within two years, she had ... More


Zhaoqing

R. Po‐chia Hsia

in A Jesuit in the Forbidden City: Matteo Ricci 1552-1610

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199592258
eISBN:
9780191595622
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592258.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History, History of Religion

Covering the years 1583 to 1587, this chapter chronicles the earliest years of the Jesuit Mission in China. The success of Ruggieri and Ricci depended entirely on the good will of the mandarins, with ... More


Conversion and the Simple: The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

Jack Tannous

in The Making of the Medieval Middle East

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691179094
eISBN:
9780691184166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179094.003.0013
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter looks at the observation that a person who was actually learned in both his own religious tradition and in the Islamic tradition would never convert for anything other than ... More


The Reformation

Andrew D. Brown

in Popular Piety in Late Medieval England: The Diocese of Salisbury 1250-1550

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780198205210
eISBN:
9780191676550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205210.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

There is quite plausible evidence to suggest that, by the early sixteenth century, more lay people were prepared to welcome radical change. Protestant heresy could feed off a long and active ... More


The Quaker Tribe

ADRIAN DAVIES

in The Quakers in English Society, 1655-1725

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208204
eISBN:
9780191677953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208204.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter focuses on a form of tribalism being practised by Friends. Quaker tribalism led to a disregard of worldly customs and associations. ... More


The Peoples of the Islamic Empires

Gerald MacLean and Nabil Matar

in Britain and the Islamic World, 1558–1713

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199203185
eISBN:
9780191728433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203185.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Early British travellers and traders in the Islamic world met people from different ethnicities, religions, and races. Unlike the internal uniformity of European countries, the Ottoman, Safavid, and ... More


Religion, Language and Community in the Roman Near East: Constantine to Muhammad

Fergus Millar

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265574
eISBN:
9780191760396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265574.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book explores the way in which different ethnic, religious and linguistic communities co-existed and conflicted in the Roman Near East in the three centuries between the conversion of the ... More


Victorian Muslim: Abdullah Quilliam and Islam in the West

Jamie Gilham and Ron Geaves (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190688349
eISBN:
9780190848477
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190688349.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

After formally announcing his conversion to Islam in the late 1880s, the Liverpool lawyer William Henry Abdullah Quilliam publicly propagated his new faith and established the first community of ... More


Kingship, Society, and the Church in Anglo-Saxon Yorkshire

Thomas Pickles

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198818779
eISBN:
9780191859663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198818779.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

Inspired by studies of Carolingian Europe, Kingship, Society, and the Church in Anglo-Saxon Yorkshire argues that the social strategies of local kin groups drove conversion to Christianity and church ... 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


Syrians and Saracens: Suryoye and Tayyoye

Fergus Millar

in Religion, Language and Community in the Roman Near East: Constantine to Muhammad

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265574
eISBN:
9780191760396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265574.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines some of the evidence on the preaching of Christianity, as well as Judaism, to the ‘Arabs’ — also labelled ‘Saracens’ — and its relevance to the rise of Islam as a religion ... More


Just as I Am: Southern Baptist Women’s Experiences of Salvation and Baptism

Susan M. Shaw

in God Speaks to Us, Too: Southern Baptist Women on Church, Home, and Society

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124766
eISBN:
9780813135083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124766.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter discusses the beginnings of a life as a Christian and as a Southern Baptist. In this description these are marked by two distinct and essential experiences: conversion and a believer's ... More


The Stages of Life

Alec Ryrie

in Being Protestant in Reformation Britain

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199565726
eISBN:
9780191750731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565726.003.0017
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the different stages of the Protestant life-course. Childhood was normally neglected as a period of sin and ignorance, but in fact childhood piety was real, and a few memoirs, ... 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


Reform Agendas for the Missions

Ernest P. Young

in Ecclesiastical Colony: China's Catholic Church and the French Religious Protectorate

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199924622
eISBN:
9780199332908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199924622.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion, World Modern History

This chapter presents the wide range of ideas for reform that marked the first years of the new century. Voices for change included, surprisingly, the most prominent European missionary of the time ... More


Christian Martyrs under Islam

Christian C. Sahner

in Christian Martyrs under Islam: Religious Violence and the Making of the Muslim World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691179100
eISBN:
9780691184180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179100.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This introductory chapter sets out the book's objective, which is to explain the earliest stages of a long-term process whereby the predominantly Christian Middle East of late antiquity became the ... More


Converting to Islam and Returning to Christianity

Christian C. Sahner

in Christian Martyrs under Islam: Religious Violence and the Making of the Muslim World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691179100
eISBN:
9780691184180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179100.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter explores the nature of conversion in the early medieval Middle East by focusing on the first half of these convert martyrs, who began their lives as Christians, embraced Islam, and then ... More


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