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Ottoman belle époque, c.1890–1912: Intercommunality in Practice

Nicholas Doumanis

in Before the Nation: Muslim-Christian Coexistence and its Destruction in Late-Ottoman Anatolia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199547043
eISBN:
9780191746215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547043.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter focuses on intercommunality and why groups that have suffered ethnic cleansing tend to long for pre-war days of inter-ethnic harmony. The chapter demonstrates why such nostalgia, while ... More


New York City, the Jews, and “The Urban Experience”

Lederhendler Eli

in Studies in Contemporary Jewry an Annual XV 1999

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195134681
eISBN:
9780199848652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134681.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter argues that it is only the Jewish neighborhood that has been cast in the Jewish imagination as an urban Jewish space, as if not much about the urban experience is pertinent to Jewish ... More


Social and Economic History

James Kirby

in Historians and the Church of England: Religion and Historical Scholarship, 1870–1920

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198768159
eISBN:
9780191821899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198768159.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Religion

The vitality and modernity of Anglican historiography in this period is vividly demonstrated by its command of the new fields of social and economic history. Within this, the Reformation as a social ... More


The Myth of Disenchantment: Magic, Modernity, and the Birth of the Human Sciences

Jason A. Josephson-Storm

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226403229
eISBN:
9780226403533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226403533.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

A great many theorists have argued that the defining feature of modernity is that people no longer believe in spirits, myths, or magic. Josephson-Storm argues that as broad cultural history goes, ... More


Enlightened Monks: The German Benedictines 1740-1803

Ulrich L. Lehner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199595129
eISBN:
9780191729096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199595129.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Religion

The importance of early modern monasticism with its cultural and intellectual vigor as well as the plurality of religious Enlightenments are gaining increasing attention among historians. This book ... More


Epilogue Connecting to Muhammad?

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/9780197265574.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This epilogue examines various strands of social history, religious affiliation and language in the Roman Near East in relation to the beginning of Muhammad's preaching in about 610. Muhammad was ... More


Introduction: Reimagining the Eighteenth Century

Ahmad S. Dallal

in Islam without Europe: Traditions of Reform in Eighteenth-Century Islamic Thought

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469641409
eISBN:
9781469640365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469641409.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter surveys the prevailing traditional as well as revisionist accounts in the historiography of the Islamic eighteenth century. It outlines the arguments of the book, and its distinctive ... More


The Secular Clergy in England, 1066–1216

Hugh M. Thomas

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198702566
eISBN:
9780191772269
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702566.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The secular clergy (priests and other clerics outside of monastic orders) were among the most influential and powerful groups in European society during the central Middle Ages, but have hitherto ... More


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