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Philip Melanchthon (1497–1560): Return to Method

David C. Steinmetz

in Reformers in the Wings: From Geiler von Kaysersberg to Theodore Beza

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130485
eISBN:
9780199869008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130480.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Melanchthon was one of Martin Luther's closest associates in Wittenberg and the author of the Augsburg Confession, numerous commentaries on the Bible (including five commentaries on Romans), ... More


Faith in Empire: Religion, Politics, and Colonial Rule in French Senegal, 1880-1940

Elizabeth A. Foster

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804783804
eISBN:
9780804786225
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783804.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Faith in Empire is an innovative exploration of French colonial rule in West Africa, conducted through the prism of religion and religious policy. It examines the relationships among French Catholic ... More


Introduction

Elizabeth A. Foster

in Faith in Empire: Religion, Politics, and Colonial Rule in French Senegal, 1880-1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804783804
eISBN:
9780804786225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783804.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The introduction situates the book in the broader historiography of French empire and missionary studies. It introduces the key French and African actors and power brokers in colonial Senegal and ... More


To Mock a Nun: RELIGION AND POLITICS IN SENEGAL’S COASTAL COMMUNES, 1882–1890

Elizabeth A. Foster

in Faith in Empire: Religion, Politics, and Colonial Rule in French Senegal, 1880-1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804783804
eISBN:
9780804786225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783804.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Chapter 1 explores the place of religion in Senegal’s lively communal politics in the 1880s. It contextualizes the uproar provoked by the slander of a missionary nun in a colonial newspaper, which ... More


“The Storm Approaches”: LAïCITé AND WEST AFRICA, 1901–1910

Elizabeth A. Foster

in Faith in Empire: Religion, Politics, and Colonial Rule in French Senegal, 1880-1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804783804
eISBN:
9780804786225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783804.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Chapter 3 examines the moment when French anticlericalism touched the colony, in the wake of the Dreyfus Affair. It details how the French laic laws of 1901, 1904, and 1905 affected Senegal’s


The Birth of the Organic Movement

Brian K. Obach

in Organic Struggle: The Movement for Sustainable Agriculture in the United States

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029094
eISBN:
9780262328302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029094.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter traces the early history of the organic movement, emphasizing three debates that would persist to the present: what specifically defines organic practices, the role of spirituality ... More


The Racial Politics of Microbes in Colonial Dakar

Aro Velmet

in Pasteur's Empire: Bacteriology and Politics in France, Its Colonies, and the World

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190072827
eISBN:
9780190072858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190072827.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter analyzes how the 1928 yellow fever epidemic caused a major political upset in colonial Dakar, reoriented West African public health policies, and empowered the Pasteur Institute in the ... More


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