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Martyrs, Patriots, Frenchmen

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/9780195305302.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter looks at popular missionary journals, political pamphlets, and works of mission history from the 1890s to 1914. It traces how conflicts between Catholics and anticlerical critics drove ... More


Conversion to Indian and Chinese Modernities

Peter van der Veer

in The Modern Spirit of Asia: The Spiritual and the Secular in China and India

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691128146
eISBN:
9781400848553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691128146.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter looks at conversion to Christianity and the impact of missionary movements in India and China. Christian missionaries have played a major role in the creation of modern vocabularies and ... More


The Other Without and the Other Within

Brian K. Pennington

in Was Hinduism Invented?: Britons, Indians, and the Colonial Construction of Religion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195166552
eISBN:
9780199835690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195166558.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter examines the genesis of the missionary movement in Great Britain and the strategies for proselytization adopted by upper class, evangelical Christianity. Situated at the center of ... More


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

J. P. Daughton

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195305302
eISBN:
9780199866991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305302.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Between 1880 and 1914, tens of thousands of men and women left France for distant religious missions, driven by the desire to spread the word of Jesus Christ, combat Satan, and convert the world's ... More


Religion, Missionary Enthusiasm, and Empire

Andrew Porter

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume III: The Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205654
eISBN:
9780191676734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205654.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

Christianity's expansion as part of British culture and its activities overseas in the nineteenth century were unprecedented in scale. Anglicans, Presbyterians, Roman Catholics, and other ... More


An Overview, 1700–1914

Andrew Porter

in Missions and Empire

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199253487
eISBN:
9780191698156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253487.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter provides an overview of the connection between the British Empire and Christian missions overseas during the period from 1700 to 1914. From the beginning of the eighteenth century ... More


Where the Missionary Frontier Ran Ahead of Empire

John Barker

in Missions and Empire

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199253487
eISBN:
9780191698156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253487.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the areas where the Christian missionary movement ran ahead of the colonization efforts of the British Empire. In the 1790s newly formed British mission societies began sending ... More


Alternative Viewpoint: Edwards and Revival

Willem van Vlastuin

in Understanding Jonathan Edwards: An Introduction to America's Theologian

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195373431
eISBN:
9780199871681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373431.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter evaluates Edwards from four perspectives—the spiritual (Edwards’s metanarrative of history is a spiritual history directed to revival and the millennium), the historical (Edwards had ... More


 The Legacy of Engagement

Jane Idleman Smith

in Muslims, Christians, and the Challenge of Interfaith Dialogue

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195307313
eISBN:
9780199867875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307313.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

For more than fourteen centuries Christians and Muslims have lived in proximity and in one way or another have interacted with each other. The responses of each community have been guided both ... More


‘The Society of God's People’ The Community of Dissent

Michael R. Watts

in The Dissenters

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229681
eISBN:
9780191678905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229681.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The conversion of millions of men and women in England and Wales to Evangelical Nonconformity in the first half of the 19th century was the result of the enthusiasm generated by the 18th-century ... More


Humanitarians and White Settlers in the Nineteenth Century

Alan Lester

in Missions and Empire

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199253487
eISBN:
9780191698156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253487.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses the beginning the conflict between the British Empire and the Christian missionary movement. Missionaries often saw themselves as an anomalous element of the British Empire ... More


That the World May Believe: Christian Mission to the Modern World

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/9780691196848.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter explores how the Catholic and Protestant churches respectively reconceived their theologies of mission in the final four decades of the twentieth century. Particular attention is devoted ... More


Working the Propaganda Spindle

Delia Cortese and Simonetta Calderini

in Women and the Fatimids in the World of Islam

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748617326
eISBN:
9780748671366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617326.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

As it transpires from the sources, early Isma'ilism consisted of a number of splinter groups entangled in debates and rivalries over religious-political leadership and messianic expectations. In ... More


Setting the Agenda: From Conversion to Witness—and Back

Eleanor H. Tejirian and Reeva Spector Simon

in Conflict, Conquest, and Conversion: Two Thousand Years of Christian Missions in the Middle East

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231138659
eISBN:
9780231511094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231138659.003.0009
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter considers missionary movement after World War I. Missionary activity during the interwar period and beyond was notable for the founding of institutions of higher education and medical ... More


The Imperialist Moment: From the Congress of Berlin to World War I

Eleanor H. Tejirian and Reeva Spector Simon

in Conflict, Conquest, and Conversion: Two Thousand Years of Christian Missions in the Middle East

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231138659
eISBN:
9780231511094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231138659.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter discusses increased European involvement in the Middle East and North Africa in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and the corresponding expansion of the missionary ... More


A Monster and the Wandering Savage: The Resolution of Frontier Revivalism and National Evangelism

Sam Haselby

in The Origins of American Religious Nationalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199329571
eISBN:
9780199391387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199329571.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Missionary activity on the frontier precipitated sharp grievances against privilege and inequality, and the missionary version of Christianity, from local religious leaders. After the Panic of 1819, ... More


Introduction: Evangelical Connections

in Slavery, Abolitionism and Empire in India, 1772-1843

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317583
eISBN:
9781846317255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317255.012
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

In the late-eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century Britain, an enthusiastic, popularist, and proselytising form of evangelical Christianity emerged that emphasised the importance of conversion. ... More


World War I: Nationalism, Independence, and the Fate of the Missionary Enterprise

Eleanor H. Tejirian and Reeva Spector Simon

in Conflict, Conquest, and Conversion: Two Thousand Years of Christian Missions in the Middle East

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231138659
eISBN:
9780231511094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231138659.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter discusses the impact of World War I on the missionary movement in the Middle East. World War I forced missionary institutions to shift their activities from evangelism to relief and ... More


Colonial Contexts and Global Dissent

Joanna Cruickshank

in The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume III: The Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780199683710
eISBN:
9780191823923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199683710.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Theology

By the end of the nineteenth century, Dissent had gained a global presence, with churches from the Dissenting traditions scattered across the British Empire and beyond. This chapter traces the spread ... More


Slavery, Abolitionism and Empire in India, 1772-1843

Andrea Major

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317583
eISBN:
9781846317255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317255
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book asks why, at a time when East India Company expansion in India, British abolitionism, and the missionary movement were all at their height, was the existence of slavery in India so often ... More


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