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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


Conclusion

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/9780199548224.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History, History of Religion

This chapter offers a brief postscript dealing with the effect of Partition upon the new Capuchin and CMS Christian communities of Punjab. This is followed by a summary and discussion of the book's ... More


The Sources of Export Growth

Peter C. Y. Chow and Mitchell H. Kellman

in Trade—The Engine of Growth in East Asia

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195078954
eISBN:
9780199855001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195078954.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

To evaluate NICs' success with respect to product and market choices, this chapter traces the sources of their export growth. The rapid penetration of NIC manufactures in the OECD import markets, ... More


CHANGED CIRCUMSTANCES IN INVESTMENT LAW: INTERFACES BETWEEN THE LAW OF TREATIES AND THE LAW OF STATE RESPONSIBILITY WITH A SPECIAL FOCUS ON THE ARGENTINE CRISIS

Christina Binder

in International Investment Law for the 21st Century: Essays in Honour of Christoph Schreuer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199571345
eISBN:
9780191705472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571345.003.0032
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Private International Law

This chapter focuses on changed circumstances in investment law with a special focus on necessity. Section B first deals with the diverging findings of the different investment tribunals with respect ... More


Children's Hospice International Program for All-Inclusive Care for Children and their Families (CHI PACC)

Patricia A. Lowe, Charlotte M. Curtis, Brian Greffe, Caprice Knapp, Elizabeth Shenkman, and Phyllis J. Sloyer

in Hospice Care for Children

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195340709
eISBN:
9780199999927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340709.003.0018
Subject:
Palliative Care, Paediatric Palliative Medicine, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses the history and goals of the Children's Hospice International Program for All-Inclusive Care for Children and Their Families (CHI PACC). It explains that this program, which is ... More


Telescopes Aimed at Zeptospace

Gian Francesco Giudice

in A Zeptospace Odyssey: A Journey into the Physics of the LHC

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199581917
eISBN:
9780191723001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581917.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The detectors are the instruments used to register the particles produced in the proton collisions and to reconstruct their tracks. This chapter describes the two main detectors employed at the LHC: ... More


The Higgs Boson Discovery

Michael Riordan, Lillian Hoddeson, and Adrienne W. Kolb

in Tunnel Visions: The Rise and Fall of the Superconducting Super Collider

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226294797
eISBN:
9780226305837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226305837.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

After the United States and other nations joined the LHC project during the mid-1990s, CERN proceeded with construction of this multi-TeV proton-collider. Although a September 2008 disaster delayed ... More


Corporate Holiness: Pulpit Preaching and the Church of England Missionary Societies, 1760-1870

Bob Tennant

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199567850
eISBN:
9780191747366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567850.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This book presents a history of the missionary work, cultures, and rhetoric of the Church of England in 1760–1870, when it was the predominant organizer of Protestant overseas missions. Through close ... More


The Church Missionary Society, 1799–1810

Bob Tennant

in Corporate Holiness: Pulpit Preaching and the Church of England Missionary Societies, 1760-1870

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199567850
eISBN:
9780191747366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567850.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter describes how the CMS was founded as part of the Evangelical Clapham Sect’s project of transforming English Christianity. The uneven pace of development of its membership and committee ... More


The Heroic Phase (2): Missionary Praxis, 1818–32

Bob Tennant

in Corporate Holiness: Pulpit Preaching and the Church of England Missionary Societies, 1760-1870

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199567850
eISBN:
9780191747366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567850.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History

It is argued that around 1818 the pace of missionary activity quickened. The SPG, able now to respond to successive anniversary preachers’ calls for missions to India, gained political recognition ... More


Christian Empire (2): Managing the Missions, 1840–60

Bob Tennant

in Corporate Holiness: Pulpit Preaching and the Church of England Missionary Societies, 1760-1870

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199567850
eISBN:
9780191747366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567850.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter describes the mid-century beginnings of the Anglican communion’s development as a global and potentially ecumenical Church. It was underpinned by the missiology of Anthony Grant’s ... More


Fluctuations

Richard Wigmans

in Calorimetry: Energy Measurement in Particle Physics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198786351
eISBN:
9780191828652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786351.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, Nuclear and Plasma Physics

The energy resolution, i.e. the precision with which the energy of a showering particle can be measured, is one of the most important characteristics of a calorimeter. This resolution is determined ... More


Accelerators and Detectors: The Essential Tools

Pauline Gagnon

in Who Cares about Particle Physics?: Making Sense of the Higgs Boson, the Large Hadron Collider and CERN

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198783244
eISBN:
9780191826269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198783244.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

To produce Higgs bosons, one needs to concentrate a huge amount of energy into a tiny point in space. That is the role of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN, which accelerates beams of protons ... More


The Discovery of the Higgs Boson

Pauline Gagnon

in Who Cares about Particle Physics?: Making Sense of the Higgs Boson, the Large Hadron Collider and CERN

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198783244
eISBN:
9780191826269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198783244.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Finding a Higgs boson is like making maple syrup, where one must boil a huge volume of sap from maple trees to extract a few drops of syrup. The sugar represents the signal, and water the background. ... More


Dalit Liberative Identity as Amalgam: Kerala’s Pulaya Christians and Communist Movement in the Mid-Twentieth Century

George Oommen

in Religious Interactions in Modern India

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198081685
eISBN:
9780199097661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198081685.003.0012
Subject:
History, Indian History, History of Religion

The chapter discusses post-conversion experiences and struggles of Dalits who had opted for Christianity, taking the case of Pulayas in Kerala, who had become members of the Anglican Church during ... More


The What? How? and Which? of Course-Management Systems

Michelle A. Drouin

in Best Practices for Technology-Enhanced Teaching and Learning: Connecting to Psychology and the Social Sciences

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199733187
eISBN:
9780190255824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199733187.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Course-management systems (CMSs) are packaged software systems (e.g. Blackboard) that allow the creation of online learning environments. This chapter provides an overview of CMS. It then discusses ... More


Episcopal Establishment in India to 1914

Robert Eric Frykenberg

in The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume III: Partisan Anglicanism and its Global Expansion 1829-c.1914

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199699704
eISBN:
9780191831812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699704.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

The East India Company always depended heavily upon Indian manpower, money, and methods. Hence the Company’s Raj made itself the guardian of all proper religious and social institutions under its ... More


Arbitrators

Tai-Heng Cheng

in When International Law Works: Realistic Idealism After 9/11 and the Global Recession

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780195370171
eISBN:
9780190259716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195370171.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the justificatory theory of the international law in relation to decisionmaking by arbitrators in international disputes. It examines the extent to which the theory provides a ... More


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