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An Empire Divided: Religion, Republicanism, and the Making of French Colonialism, 1880-1914

J. P. Daughton

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195305302
eISBN:
9780199866991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305302.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Between 1880 and 1914, tens of thousands of men and women left France for distant religious missions, driven by the desire to spread the word of Jesus Christ, combat Satan, and convert the world's ... More


#MishLife: Millennial, Catholic, and Proud

Katherine Dugan

in Millennial Missionaries: How a Group of Young Catholics is Trying to Make Catholicism Cool

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190875961
eISBN:
9780190875992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190875961.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter introduces the socio-cultural milieu of millennial-generation Catholic missionaries in the United States. It describes the twenty-first century college culture that missionaries know ... More


That the World May Believe: Christian Mission to the Modern World

Brian Stanley

in Christianity in the Twentieth Century: A World History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196848
eISBN:
9781400890316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196848.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter explores how the Catholic and Protestant churches respectively reconceived their theologies of mission in the final four decades of the twentieth century. Particular attention is devoted ... More


Invasion

in Mandarins and Martyrs: The Church and the Nguyen Dynasty in Early Nineteenth-Century Vietnam

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756518
eISBN:
9780804779548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756518.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter reports a very different picture of social and political tensions on the eve of the Franco-Spanish invasion, which undercut the grounds for accommodation and compromise that had ... More


Julie Is Our Ancestor: Unearthing the Roots of Transnationalism

Casey Ritchie Clevenger

in Unequal Partners: In Search of Transnational Catholic Sisterhood

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226697413
eISBN:
9780226697697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226697697.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter situates the transnational Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur within a longer history of women’s religious orders and missionary activities in the Catholic Church. The Sisters of Notre Dame ... More


Syrian Christian Encounters with Colonial Missionaries and Indian Nationalism

Prema A. Kurien

in Ethnic Church Meets Megachurch: Indian American Christianity in Motion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479804757
eISBN:
9781479845477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479804757.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents the complex history of the Malankara Mar Thoma Syrian denomination, which is essential to understanding many of the contemporary features of the church. Early Syrian Christians ... More


Ethnic Intersections

Anne M. Butler

in Across God's Frontiers: Catholic Sisters in the American West, 1850-1920

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807835654
eISBN:
9781469601618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837542_butler.12
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter discusses the Catholic missionary initiatives to Native American communities. It argues that as Catholic sisters moved into worlds of color, the responses of ethnic communities to the ... More


Bread and Wine, Beer and Meat: The Kurova Guva Controversy

Nicholas M. Creary

in Domesticating a Religious Import: The Jesuits and the Inculturation of the Catholic Church in Zimbabwe, 1879-1980

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780823233342
eISBN:
9780823241774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233342.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter argues that from functionalist anthropological and secular historical viewpoints, abolishing kuchenura munhu would return the Catholic church in Zimbabwe to a time when people are bound ... More


Making Parallel Histories out of Spanish Missions

Katherine D. Moran

in The Imperial Church: Catholic Founding Fathers and United States Empire

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501748813
eISBN:
9781501748837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748813.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter explores the mission celebrations that developed in Southern California, among newly arrived Anglo settlers and tourists, and between the 1880s and World War I. It talks about mission ... More


The Imperial Church: Catholic Founding Fathers and United States Empire

Katherine D. Moran

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501748813
eISBN:
9781501748837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748813.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Through a fascinating discussion of religion's role in the rhetoric of American civilizing empire, this book undertakes an exploration of how Catholic mission histories served as a useful reference ... More


Religious or Political Activists for Nicaragua?

Theresa Keeley

in Reagan's Gun-Toting Nuns: The Catholic Conflict over Cold War Human Rights Policy in Central America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750755
eISBN:
9781501750779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750755.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter shows how the Maryknollers' leadership that oppose Nicaraguan president Somoza led conservative American non-Catholics to adopt conservative Catholics' concerns about Maryknoll by the ... More


Genesis: Riga before Riga

Kevin C. O'Connor

in The House of Hemp and Butter: A History of Old Riga

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501747687
eISBN:
9781501747700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747687.003.0002
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter is an origin story that introduces the watery and sandy landscape of early Riga and the pagans who lived in or near it at the close of the twelfth century. Riga's relationship with the ... More


Emeralds of the Shahs

Kris Lane

in Colour of Paradise: Emeralds in the Age of the Gunpowder Empires

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300161311
eISBN:
9780300164701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300161311.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses the wealth and tremendous power of Asia's gunpowder empires in their heyday, as suggested by the adventures of Jacques de Coutre. Catholic missionaries, most of them Iberians ... More


Charles Burney Discovers China

Thomas Irvine

in Listening to China: Sound and the Sino-Western Encounter, 1770-1839

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226667126
eISBN:
9780226667263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226667263.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter explores Charles Burney’s long en­gagement with China, which scholars have mostly overlooked. Burney ap­proached Chinese music in his usual eclectic fashion. When he began his China ... More


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