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 The Christian Community in China: The Leaven Effect

Chan Kim‐Kwong

in Evangelical Christianity and Democracy in Asia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195308242
eISBN:
9780199867301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195308242.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter assesses the impact of the expansion of the Christian community on current sociopolitical development in China and it particularly looks at democratization, including the development of ... More


The Ferdinandean Counter-Reformation and the Fall of the Protestant Cause

Regina Pörtner

in The Counter-Reformation in Central Europe: Styria 1580-1630

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246151
eISBN:
9780191715228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246151.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Karl II's reign as duke of Inner Austria ended with a revolt in Graz against his Counter-Reformation policy. He was succeeded by Ferdinand in 1596. The circumstances of Ferdinand's accession draw ... More


Flavian Religious Policy and the Destruction of the Jerusalem Temple

James Rives

in Flavius Josephus and Flavian Rome

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199262120
eISBN:
9780191718533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199262120.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter focuses on the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem, looking at it from the point of view of Flavian religious policies. Vespasian and Titus were fully aware of the ramifications of ... More


The Catholic Alliance and the Beginning of the Counter-Reformation under Karl II

Regina Pörtner

in The Counter-Reformation in Central Europe: Styria 1580-1630

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246151
eISBN:
9780191715228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246151.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Towards the end of the 1570s, the forces of the Counter-Reformation were already rallying at the courts of Munich, Innsbruck, Vienna, and Graz, reflecting a more general though gradual Catholic ... More


The Counter-Reformation at Local Level

Regina Pörtner

in The Counter-Reformation in Central Europe: Styria 1580-1630

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246151
eISBN:
9780191715228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246151.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

Ferdinand's facile political victory over the Inner Austrian estates during his reign was not matched by equally swift progress of the Counter-Reformation in the villages and municipalities. Above ... More


The Henrician Vision

Lucy E. C. Wooding

in Rethinking Catholicism in Reformation England

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208655
eISBN:
9780191678110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208655.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

Religious renewal was a force for change in England long before Henry VIII came to the throne, but it was Henry, in his search for a new church settlement, who was to bring reforming influences to ... More


Conclusion

Regina Pörtner

in The Counter-Reformation in Central Europe: Styria 1580-1630

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246151
eISBN:
9780191715228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246151.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book demonstrates that the Counter-Reformation of the 16th and 17th centuries contributed to the process of state building in Inner Austria in various ways, most important among which were the ... More


Shutting off Religious Supply

Paul Froese

in The Plot to Kill God: Findings from the Soviet Experiment in Secularization

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520255289
eISBN:
9780520942738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255289.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter appraises the plight and difficulties encountered by the Russian religious populace during the Soviet era—from daily ridicule to imprisonment to execution. Persecution spiraled to a ... More


Religion in China: Survival and Revival under Communist Rule

Fenggang Yang

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199735655
eISBN:
9780199918591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735655.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

What has happened to religion in China since the Communist revolution? Against all the odds of eradication measures dictated by the atheist ideology and secularization effects of modernization, ... More


Waqfs of Cyrenaica and Italian Colonialism in Libya (1911–41)1

Anna Maria Medici

in Held in Trust: Waqf in the Islamic World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774163937
eISBN:
9781617970924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163937.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

An example of contending definitions of waqf is offered in this chapter's view at Cyrenaica under Italian colonial rule, where Muslims initially attributed the legitimacy of waqf to Qur'anic ... More


A Doctor Suspected of Papistry: The Unmaking of George Eglisham, 1620–25

Alastair Bellany and Thomas Cogswell

in The Murder of King James I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300214963
eISBN:
9780300217827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214963.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter details events in the life of George Eglisham from 1620–25. In the spring of 1621 Eglisham became ensnared in the first of a series of reversals that were to unmake the comfortable ... More


Trials of the Early Republic

in Ottoman Ulema, Turkish Republic: Agents of Change and Guardians of Tradition

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773119
eISBN:
9780804777766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773119.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter discusses the secularist policies of the early republican governments. The policies of the early republic left “former” ulema with difficult questions and tough choices. Particularly ... More


The Caroline Captivity of the Church: Charles I and the Remoulding of Anglicanism 1625-1641

Julian Davies

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203117
eISBN:
9780191675720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203117.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This analysis of the religious policy and ecclesiastical practice of the Church of England in the reign of Charles I offers a new interpretation of the Caroline Church, firmly based on the ... More


Politics of Sovereignty: Evangelical and Pentecostal Christianity and Politics in Angola

Ruy Llera Blanes

in The Anthropology of Global Pentecostalism and Evangelicalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780814772591
eISBN:
9780814723517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772591.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter explores how Pentecostal and evangelical movements are increasingly engaging in aspects of governance and partisan policy in Angola's public sphere, and how they are negotiating shifting ... More


Divide and Conquer

Emily B. Baran

in Dissent on the Margins: How Soviet Jehovah's Witnesses Defied Communism and Lived to Preach About It

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199945535
eISBN:
9780199367047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945535.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The death of Stalin in 1953 ushered in a new era in Soviet religious policy. Under Stalin’s successor, Nikita Khrushchev, the state intended to rapidly eliminate religious belief through a ... More


Minority Religions in the Sasanian Empire: Suppression, Integration and Relations with Rome

Lee E. Patterson

in Sasanian Persia: Between Rome and the Steppes of Eurasia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474401012
eISBN:
9781474435277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401012.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

Gauging the importance of religion to the exercise of political will in the Sasanian world requires enormous care. It is all too easy to take the Great Kings at their word as they championed the ... More


The Hajj and Religious Politics after 1905

Eileen Kane

in Russian Hajj: Empire and the Pilgrimage to Mecca

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801454233
eISBN:
9781501701313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454233.003.0005
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter examines how the hajj got embroiled in religious politics in Russia after 1905. In 1908, Russia's minister of internal affairs, P. A. Stolypin, appointed a hajj director for the empire—a ... More


Categorizing Religion in Early Modern Japan

Hans Martin Krämer

in Shimaji Mokurai and the Reconception of Religion and the Secular in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851538
eISBN:
9780824868079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851538.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter analyzes how umbrella terms for those institutions and bodies of knowledge and belief that later came to be called religions were conceptualized during the early modern period (ca. 1550 ... More


Shimaji Mokurai and the Reconception of Religion and the Secular in Modern Japan

Hans Martin Krämer

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851538
eISBN:
9780824868079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851538.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Religion is at the heart of ongoing political debates in Japan such as the constitutionality of official government visits to Yasukuni Shrine, yet the categories that frame these debates, religion ... More


Irish political Catholicism from the 1530s to 1660

David Finnegan

in Irish Catholic Identities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719097317
eISBN:
9781781708569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097317.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The sixteenth century did witness a slow but definitive transformation of the Irish political and religious landscape. However it is here argued that the impetus for this came not from Henry VIII but ... More


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