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Christianity in South and Central Asia

Kenneth R. Ross, Daniel Jeyaraj, and Todd M. Johnson (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474439824
eISBN:
9781474465366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439824.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Christianity has had a long, varied history in South and Central Asia. Today, it faces challenges old and new in a rapidly changing and diverse population. Socio-religious crosswinds involving ... More


Christianity in South and Central Asia

Daniel Jeyaraj

in Christianity in South and Central Asia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474439824
eISBN:
9781474465366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439824.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

While Christianity in South and Central Asia has deep historical roots, the World Wars, the demise of British colonialism, and Islamic influence have been defining turning points. Today, Christians ... More


Worship and Spirituality

Anand Amaladass

in Christianity in South and Central Asia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474439824
eISBN:
9781474465366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439824.003.0028
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Christians in South Asia can be classified into three groups: the intellectual Christian elites, uneducated clerics, and the faithful ‘folk’ of the villages. After Vatican II came renewal in liturgy, ... More


Social and Political Context

Cedric Prakash SJ

in Christianity in South and Central Asia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474439824
eISBN:
9781474465366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439824.003.0030
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Christianity in the region is under siege by fundamentalists from other religions who consider it a threat to their (often unjust and exploitative) way of life; by governments that are in nexus with ... More


Mission and Evangelism

Jacob Kavunkal SVD

in Christianity in South and Central Asia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474439824
eISBN:
9781474465366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439824.003.0031
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Until the middle of the twentieth century, churches in South and Central Asia were operating from a Western concept of mission: namely, saving souls by proclaiming the gospel. However, since the last ... More


Christianity in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Kosovo: From Ethnic Captive to Reconciling Agent

David A. Steele

in Faith-Based Diplomacy Trumping Realpolitik

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195367935
eISBN:
9780199851805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367935.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Several situations that involve cooperative interfaith endeavors aimed at reconciliation are commonly observed within the religious communities in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Kosovo. In 1997, religious ... More


Muslim-Christian Polemics in Safavid Iran

Alberto Tiburcio

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474440462
eISBN:
9781474484657
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440462.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book is a study on the history of polemical exchanges between Catholic missionaries and Muslim ʿulama in Safavid Iran. The book is centred around the figure of ʿAli Quli Jadid al-Islam, a ... More


Arab Christians in British Mandate Palestine: Communalism and Nationalism, 1917-1948

Noah Haiduc-Dale

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748676033
eISBN:
9780748684304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676033.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Christians in British Mandate Palestine (1917-1948) comprised a significant minority of the Arab population, but it is commonly assumed that they were junior partners in the Palestinian nationalist ... More


Defending the Prophet and Condemning Christian Morality

Alberto Tiburcio

in Muslim-Christian Polemics in Safavid Iran

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474440462
eISBN:
9781474484657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440462.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter focuses on two aspects of Jadid al-Islam polemics: first, on the way he tackles the arguments of Propaganda Fide’s polemicist Filippo Guadagnoli; and second, on how he addressed issues ... More


Silence, Theopoetics, and Theologos: On the Word That Comes After

John Thatamanil

in Theopoetic Folds: Philosophizing Multifariousness

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251551
eISBN:
9780823252985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251551.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This afterword addresses the use of Whiteheadian process thought as a means of theopoestics in the previous chapters of the book, examining the various readings of Whitehead that include ... More


They Sure Will Be of Minority Groups: Interreligious, Interracial, Multiethnic Jewish Families

Samira K. Mehta

in Beyond Chrismukkah: The Christian-Jewish Interfaith Family in the United States

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469636368
eISBN:
9781469636382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636368.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Interfaith families that are also interracial are less able to seamlessly fit into “mainstream” American Jewish life, which is dominated by Ashkenazi culture and racially coded as white. On the one ... More


Renewal and the African American Mainline

Mark Wild

in Renewal: Liberal Protestants and the American City after World War II

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226605234
eISBN:
9780226605371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226605371.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the influence of black power ideology on the renewal movement. A vocal contingent of black mainliners adopted black power in the 1960s to challenge the emphasis on integration; ... More


The Camel and the Prophecy

Samia Khatun

in Australianama: The South Asian Odyssey in Australia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190922603
eISBN:
9780190055943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190922603.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Moving from the ‘Dreaming’ stories that structure Aboriginal geographies to Muslim practices of dream interpretation in Beltana, Chapter 5 examines the Ahmadi variety of Islam that flowered along ... More


A Cycle of Polemics and Translation Projects

Alberto Tiburcio

in Muslim-Christian Polemics in Safavid Iran

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474440462
eISBN:
9781474484657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440462.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter presents the history of a cycle of theological polemics of which Jadid al-Islam’s work was the last link. This cycle starts in Mughal India with the work of the Jesuit missionary Jerome ... More


Jadid al-Islam and the Signs of the Prophecy

Alberto Tiburcio

in Muslim-Christian Polemics in Safavid Iran

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474440462
eISBN:
9781474484657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474440462.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This article situates Jadid al-Islam’s work within the context of the history of the genre of the “signs of the prophecy”. The chapter provides a general overview of the history as well as the tropes ... More


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