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The First Strife: The Crisis of the 1930s, War, and the Cease‐Fire of the 1960s

Vjekoslav Perica

in Balkan Idols: Religion and Nationalism in Yugoslav States

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148565
eISBN:
9780199834556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148568.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

An account is given of the political history of the Yugoslav region from the 1930s to the 1960s, highlighting the role of the various religious and political organizations during the period. The ... More


Freedom of Religion and Conscience: The Foundation of a Pluralistic World Order

Abdulaziz Sachedina

in Islam and the Challenge of Human Rights

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195388428
eISBN:
9780199866755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388428.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, Islam

The last chapter explores one of the most controversial articles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights regarding the freedom of religion. The rulings about religious minorities in the Islamic ... More


Religion, Ethnicity, and Nationhood

Vjekoslav Perica

in Balkan Idols: Religion and Nationalism in Yugoslav States

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195148565
eISBN:
9780199834556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195148568.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Introduces the book by discussing the symbolic destruction of churches, monasteries and other monuments and sacred places of the Serbian Orthodox Church, the Catholic Church in Croatia and ... More


Muslims on the Block: Navigating the Urban Ecology

Katie Day and Edd Conboy

in Faith on the Avenue: Religion on a City Street

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199860029
eISBN:
9780199358427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199860029.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the Muslim presence on Germantown Avenue, and how they have found their place in the urban ecology. It particularly focuses on two very different Sunni mosques. Reflecting ... More


The Deepest Border: The Strait of Gibraltar and the Making of the Modern Hispano-African Borderland

Sasha D. Pack

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781503606678
eISBN:
9781503607538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503606678.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book presents the history of southern Iberia and the western Maghrib, and the Strait of Gibraltar between them, as a single bicontinental borderland, from roughly 1850 to 1970. Drawing on ... More


A Nation among Nations: Shimon Benizri

Lawrence Rosen

in Two Arabs, A Berber, and A Jew: Entangled Lives in Morocco

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226317342
eISBN:
9780226317519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226317519.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

Shimon Benizri is an Arab Jew – a conjunction that to Westerners may seem a contradiction in terms but for him is a unity of enduring value. Raised in the Middle Atlas Mountains and fluent in Berber ... More


Conversion, Sex, and Segregation

David Nirenberg

in Neighboring Faiths: Christianity, Islam, and Judaism in the Middle Ages and Today

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226168937
eISBN:
9780226169095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169095.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter looks at how the 1391 massacres/mass conversions of 1391 affected the ways diverse communities of Christians, Muslims, and Jews imagined themselves in terms of each other through ... More


Standing Apart: Mormon Historical Consciousness and the Concept of Apostasy

Miranda Wilcox and John D. Young (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199348138
eISBN:
9780199376735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199348138.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

At the eve of the bicentennial anniversary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, fifteen scholars explore the relationship between Mormon historical consciousness and the belief in a ... More


Love between Muslim and Jew

David Nirenberg

in Neighboring Faiths: Christianity, Islam, and Judaism in the Middle Ages and Today

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226168937
eISBN:
9780226169095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169095.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Starting with disputes over interfaith adultery, conversion, and marriage, this chapter expands to a broader discussion of Muslim-Jewish relations in late medieval Iberia, exploring issues such as ... More


Finding Common Ground: “Mutual Knowing,” Moderation, and the Fostering of Religious Pluralism

Asma Afsaruddin

in Learned Ignorance: Intellectual Humility among Jews, Christians and Muslims

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199769308
eISBN:
9780190258283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199769308.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on three Qurʾanic concepts from which universal ethical principles may be derived to promote harmonious relationships between diverse peoples and faith communities in full ... More


Boundaries and Baraka: christians, muslims, and a palestinian saint

Lance D. Laird

in Muslims and Others in Sacred Space

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199925049
eISBN:
9780199980468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925049.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter is based on ethnographic study of the 1996 pilgrimage of Muslims and Christians to the Greek monastery of Mar Jiryis (St. George) in the Muslim village of al-Khadr (alt. Khidr, Muslim ... More


Introduction

Miranda Wilcox and John D. Young

in Standing Apart: Mormon Historical Consciousness and the Concept of Apostasy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199348138
eISBN:
9780199376735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199348138.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The introduction outlines the paradoxes in LDS conceptions of the past by introducing the narrative construction of a boundary between apostasy and restoration, a binary categorization that has ... More


We Gather Together: The Religious Right and the Problem of Interfaith Politics

Neil J. Young

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199738984
eISBN:
9780190262341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738984.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book explores the history of conservative evangelical, Mormon, and Catholic responses to the ecumenical movement and the debates among them concerning questions of Christian unity, the Bible, ... More


Mary’s Enemies, Mary’s Friends

Amy G. Remensnyder

in La Conquistadora: The Virgin Mary at War and Peace in the Old and New Worlds

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199892983
eISBN:
9780199388868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892983.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Medieval History, World Early Modern History

Christians, Muslims, and Jews co-existed in high medieval Castile and Aragon. Mary was often drawn into the ways that they negotiated interfaith relations and articulated religious identities. ... More


Secularism, Family Law, and Gender Inequality

Saba Mahmood

in Looking for Law in All the Wrong Places: Justice Beyond and Between

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823283712
eISBN:
9780823286164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823283712.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Interfaith romance or marriage, abducted women, and religious conversion are key sites of violence between Muslims and Christians in Egypt stemming from the privatization of religion and family in ... More


Neighboring Faiths: Christianity, Islam, and Judaism in the Middle Ages and Today

David Nirenberg

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226168937
eISBN:
9780226169095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169095.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Christianity, Judaism, and Islam are often treated as autonomous, stable and independent of each other. In fact, across the long course of their histories, the three religions have developed in ... More


Deviant Politics and Jewish Love: Alfonso VIII and the Jewess of Toledo

David Nirenberg

in Neighboring Faiths: Christianity, Islam, and Judaism in the Middle Ages and Today

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226168937
eISBN:
9780226169095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169095.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Claims about love were the terms in which conflict, both political and hermeneutic, were expressed and negotiated in the Christian Middle Ages, with lust aligned with error, and proper love aligned ... More


Massacre or Miracle?: Valencia, 1391

David Nirenberg

in Neighboring Faiths: Christianity, Islam, and Judaism in the Middle Ages and Today

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226168937
eISBN:
9780226169095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169095.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Massacres and mass conversion of Jews across Iberia in 1391 began a process that would eventually result in the elimination of the Jews from the Peninsula and produce a revolution in the ... More


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