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Disciples of All Nations

Philip Jenkins

in The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195146165
eISBN:
9780199834341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195146166.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter addresses the myth of Western Christianity and outlines the true origins and development of Christianity, as opposed to those presented in the history books. Accounts are given of the ... More


Standing Alone

Philip Jenkins

in The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195146165
eISBN:
9780199834341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195146166.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter traces the development of Southern Christianity in the post-colonial era and notes that with few exceptions and despite Western Christian concern, the new churches have survived and ... More


Growth and Development 1890–1896

J.F. COAKLEY

in The Church of the East and the Church of England: A History of the Archbishop of Canterbury's Assyrian Mission

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198267447
eISBN:
9780191683268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267447.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Church History

This chapter discusses the growth and development of the Assyrian Mission from 1890–1896. The scale of the Mission as a whole increased little by little over the first ten years of its existence. At ... More


Civilizing Habits: Women Missionaries and the Revival of French Empire

Sarah A. Curtis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195394184
eISBN:
9780199866595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394184.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Religion

Civilizing Habits explores the life stories of three French women missionaries—Philippine Duchesne, Emilie de Vialar, and Anne‐Marie Javouhey—who transgressed boundaries, both real and ... More


Fractured Messages in a Common Tongue: France’s Educational Emissaries

Jennifer M. Dueck

in The Claims of Culture at Empire's End: Syria and Lebanon under French Rule

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264478
eISBN:
9780191734779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264478.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter discusses the French cultural networks, addressing various conflicts and contrary agendas among players who were all ostensibly united in their goal to provide a French education for ... More


Conclusion: Finding France Abroad

J. P. DAUGHTON

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

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195305302
eISBN:
9780199866991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305302.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter notes that critics of Catholic missions regularly played the role of catalyst in motivating changes in both religious and republican work in the empire. It narrates that the onslaught of ... More


Faith, Missionary Life, and the Family

Patricia Grimshaw

in Gender and Empire

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199249503
eISBN:
9780191697821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199249503.003.0012
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter pursues the question of faith, mission life, and family. It focuses on Protestant outreach. The gendered dimensions of the significant Catholic missions in the Empire led by male and ... More


The Power of the Word and Prophecy: Pathways of Conversion in Africa and the Pacific

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/9780691196848.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter traces a number of different trajectories whereby a religion emanating from Western societies became, in the course of the twentieth century, a faith rooted in the soil of West African ... More


‘Light Over The Volta’: The Mission of The White Fathers

Lentz Carola

in Ethnicity and the Making of History in Northern Ghana

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624010
eISBN:
9780748652969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624010.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

Since 1929, the White Fathers had converted thousands of men and women from North-Western Ghana and the neighbouring French colony to Catholicism. Today, Dagara and Dagaba bishops officiate in three ... More


“Sacred Heart” and the Appropriation of Catholic Faith in Nineteenth-Century China

Ji Li

in Reshaping the Boundaries: The Christian Intersection of China and the West in the Modern Era

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390557
eISBN:
9789888390175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390557.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter analyzes several rarely seen letters written in 1871 by three Catholic women from a village in Northeast China. The letters were addressed to a member of the Société des Missions ... More


Restoration and the Mission

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/9780804756518.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter offers background on the developments within the Nguyễn state and the Missions Étrangères de Paris organization in the early decades of the century. The Nguyễn dynasty marked a watershed ... More


Introduction

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/9780199924622.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Religion, World Modern History

As a way of providing a glimpse of the French Religious Protectorate in action, the Introduction recounts the rededication in 1897 of a Catholic church in the city of Tianjin at Wanghailou. That ... More


When the Cross Met the Lotus: Catholic Mission in Tonkin During the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Anh Q. Tran

in Gods, Heroes, and Ancestors: An Interreligious Encounter in Eighteenth-Century Vietnam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190677602
eISBN:
9780190677633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190677602.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter 1 considers the Catholic presence in Tonkin and its interaction with Vietnamese religions. It begins by describing the sociopolitical situation of Tonkin as a land of two kings. The chapter ... More


Repositioning the Missionary: Rewriting the Histories of Colonialism, Native Catholicism, and Indigeneity in Guam

Vicente M. Diaz

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834340
eISBN:
9780824870058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834340.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

In the vein of an emergent Native Pacific brand of cultural studies, this book critically examines the cultural and political stakes of the historic and present-day movement to canonize Blessed Diego ... 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


Time Goes on Crutches till Love Have All His Rites: Marriages in East Asia

Stefania Tutino

in Uncertainty in Post-Reformation Catholicism: A History of Probabilism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190694098
eISBN:
9780190694128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190694098.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Philosophy of Religion

The last three chapters of this book present specific case studies showing concrete examples of the issues to which probabilism was applied. These chapters bring the theoretical and theological ... More


The Solomon Islands: Off the Radar

Judith A. Bennett

in Mothers' Darlings of the South Pacific: The Children of Indigenous Women and U.S. Servicemen, World War II

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851521
eISBN:
9780824868734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851521.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

In the British Solomon Islands, both the military and the indigenous culture frowned on any intimacy of servicemen with the local women. The exigencies of the battlefield also circumscribed social ... More


Fear and Loathing in Papua New Guinea: Sexual Health in a Nation under Siege

Lawrence J. Hammar

in Making Sense of AIDS: Culture, Sexuality, and Power in Melanesia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831936
eISBN:
9780824869229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831936.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter explores the medical consequences to people when belief systems disallow discussions of sexual desire, and the public health consequences of misapplied concepts of risk. Without the ... More


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