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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


The Apologetics of Modern Culture Wars: The Case of Weimar Germany

Todd H. Weir

in Defending the Faith: Global Histories of Apologetics and Politics in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266915
eISBN:
9780191938177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266915.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter proposes that apologetics, a term borrowed from Christian theology, can provide a new analytical tool for understanding and comparing the structures and dynamics not just of religious ... More


‘Communism Is a Religion That Is Inspired, Directed and Motivated by the Devil Himself’: Billy Graham’s Apologetics and the Cold War West

Uta Andrea Balbier

in Defending the Faith: Global Histories of Apologetics and Politics in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266915
eISBN:
9780191938177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266915.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Anti-Communism constituted a core feature of Billy Graham’s preaching in the 1950s. In Graham’s sermons Communism did not just stand for the anti-religious thread of an atheistic ideology, as it was ... More


The Apologetics of Decolonisation: Defending Religion in South and Southeast Asia after the Second World War

Clemens Six

in Defending the Faith: Global Histories of Apologetics and Politics in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266915
eISBN:
9780191938177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266915.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Decolonisation in South and Southeast Asia after 1945 was a period of intense negotiations over the role of religion in postcolonial society. For many witnesses in the religious field, religion had ... More


Atheism as a Vocation: Soviet Communism and Its Atheist Apologists

Victoria Smolkin

in Defending the Faith: Global Histories of Apologetics and Politics in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780197266915
eISBN:
9780191938177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266915.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Religion

In the Soviet Union, the figure of the “atheist apologist”—a propagandist charged with publicly denouncing religion and spreading atheism—emerged during Nikita Khrushchev’s antireligious campaign ... More


Christians and Animal Sacrifice in the Period up to ad 200

Maria‐Zoe Petropoulou

in Animal Sacrifice in Ancient Greek Religion, Judaism, and Christianity, 100 BC to AD 200

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199218547
eISBN:
9780191711503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218547.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The chapter summarizes Christian attitudes toward animal sacrifice in the first two centuries AD, with regard to both Greek and Jewish religion, and with a clear distinction between the period before ... More


Intellectual Transformations and Elusive Reconciliation

Aziz al-Azmeh

in Secularism in the Arab World: Contexts, Ideas and Consequences

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474447461
eISBN:
9781474480697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447461.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter sketches the course and ambiguities of modern intellectual transformations related to issue of religion and secularism. It takes up perceptions of historical backwardness, and various ... More


Liberal Judaism, Christianity, and the Specter of Hasidism

Shaul Magid

in Hasidism Incarnate: Hasidism, Christianity, and the Construction of Modern Judaism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804791304
eISBN:
9780804793469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791304.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter explores attitudes modern Jews have had toward Christianity through the work of four figures: Leo Baeck, Hans Joachim Schoeps, Michael Wyschogrod and Elliot Wolfson. The chapter argues ... More


Pamela and Plato: Ancient and Modern Epistolary Narratives

A. D. Morrison

in Defining Greek Narrative

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748680108
eISBN:
9780748697007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748680108.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter discusses differences and similarities between ancient and modern epistolary narratives, comparing Richardson's Pamela, Goethe's Die Leiden des jungen Werthers, Laclos’ Les Liaisons ... More


The Myth of Historicity

M. David Litwa

in How the Gospels Became History: Jesus and Mediterranean Myths

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780300242638
eISBN:
9780300249484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300242638.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Despite the demonstrated historiographical tropes of the gospels, today they are perceived to convey a bevy of myths. Myths can still be true despite being unhistorical. Sometimes Christian ... More


The Christian Imprint: The Shaping of Republican-Era Theology

Chloë Starr

in Chinese Theology: Text and Context

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300204216
eISBN:
9780300224931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204216.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The 1920s and 1930s produced some of the most exciting and voluminous theology in Chinese history as Chinese leaders gained more prominence in churches, revival movements drew converts in, mission ... More


Introduction

Majid Daneshgar

in Studying the Qur'an in the Muslim Academy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190067540
eISBN:
9780190067571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190067540.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The introduction deals with the format of the book as well as the overview of its four chapters. It shows how the book can provide a first-hand look into intra-Muslim critical scholarship. Through ... More


“Islamic Apologetics” and Islamic Studies

Majid Daneshgar

in Studying the Qur'an in the Muslim Academy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190067540
eISBN:
9780190067571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190067540.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter highlights the notion of “Islamic Apologetics” in the Muslim academy and Islamic studies in Western academia. The goal of the chapter is to prepare readers to see how topics discussed in ... More


Final Remarks

Majid Daneshgar

in Studying the Qur'an in the Muslim Academy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190067540
eISBN:
9780190067571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190067540.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The final chapter of the book is divided into two sections: conclusions, and “Islamic Apologetics” everywhere. It informs readers about the future of Islamic studies in the West and the way it gets ... More


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