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The Early Middle Ages and the Christianization of Europe

John Marenbon

in Pagans and Philosophers: The Problem of Paganism from Augustine to Leibniz

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142555
eISBN:
9781400866359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142555.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter looks at the ease with which the ancient pagan culture was adopted and adapted to fit into a Christian world (without in many cases being actually Christianized) during the Early Middle ... More


Introduction

in The Unconverted Self: Jews, Indians, and the Identity of Christian Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226069197
eISBN:
9780226069142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226069142.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book investigates the notion of what are still believed to be two separate histories of Europe — before and after its 1492 encounter with the majority of the earth's population — and offers a ... More


The English Church and the Continent in the Tenth and Eleventh Centuries: Cultural, Spiritual, and Artistic Exchanges

Veronica Ortenberg

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198201595
eISBN:
9780191674945
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201595.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

This book is a study of the connections between the English and Continental churches during the tenth and eleventh centuries. The book draws on the whole range of narrative, liturgical, ... More


Christendom

in The Unconverted Self: Jews, Indians, and the Identity of Christian Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226069197
eISBN:
9780226069142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226069142.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

During the late Middle Ages, Christendom was understood as the space wherein Catholic faith held sway, rather than simply the extent of territory ruled by Catholic monarchs. In that sense, ... More


Until the Conversion of the Self

in The Unconverted Self: Jews, Indians, and the Identity of Christian Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226069197
eISBN:
9780226069142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226069142.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Throughout the period including the later Middle Ages and the initial period of conquest overseas, conversion in Latin Christendom was intended not only to draw non-Christians to the Church but also ... More


Muslims

in The Unconverted Self: Jews, Indians, and the Identity of Christian Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226069197
eISBN:
9780226069142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226069142.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The emergence of Christian Europe coincided to a large extent with the rise of the new and aggressively expansive Islam and was an overt response to that expansion. The struggle against Islam ... More


Conclusion: The Christian Dimension

in The Unconverted Self: Jews, Indians, and the Identity of Christian Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226069197
eISBN:
9780226069142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226069142.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Christianity did not begin as an identity clearly separated from that of Jews and Judaism. Its history clearly had not yet ended. By the sixteenth century, the Muslims had once again taken Jerusalem. ... More


Text and Translation

in The Unconverted Self: Jews, Indians, and the Identity of Christian Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226069197
eISBN:
9780226069142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226069142.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The shared and inseparable gifts of Christianity and civilization were exemplified by the Gospel and the technology of writing in which it was embodied. Resistance to the Gospel and its message could ... More


The ‘sick man’ beyond Europe: the orientalization of Turkey and Turkish immigrants in European Union accession discourses in Germany

Christoph Ramm

in Racism Postcolonialism Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312199
eISBN:
9781846315626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846312199.003.0007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines the orientalisation of Turkey and Turkish immigrants in light of recent European Union (EU) accession debates in Germany, and looks at some of the historical background behind ... More


The Piety of Spanish Rome

Thomas James Dandelet

in Spanish Rome, 1500-1700

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300089561
eISBN:
9780300133776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300089561.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter discusses how, despite appropriating the history of the ancient city and empire and winning a dominant political and economic role in the papal court, the Spanish faction in Rome also ... More


Visions of the Ottoman World in Renaissance Europe

Andrei Pippidi

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199327836
eISBN:
9780199388059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199327836.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Key protagonists in discussions about the Ottoman Empire during the Renaissance included Erasmus, Luther, and Machiavelli. Today we might call them intellectuals, yet mostly they did not travel, and ... More


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