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Migration and Religious Refugees: Poor Relief in Crisis

Esther Chung-Kim

in Economics of Faith: Reforming Poverty in Early Modern Europe

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197537732
eISBN:
9780197537763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197537732.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

One of the biggest impacts on poverty in early modern Europe was migration. As various circumstances and conflicts generated a growing population of religious refugees in many cities, the magnitude ... More


John Calvin: Refugee Pastor and Promoter of the French Fund

Esther Chung-Kim

in Economics of Faith: Reforming Poverty in Early Modern Europe

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197537732
eISBN:
9780197537763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197537732.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

This chapter investigates the extensive work of French refugee pastors for the Reformation of church and society in Geneva. John Calvin with other French Reformed pastors were able to help create a ... More


The Idea of the City of Refuge

Michael J. Lewis

in City of Refuge: Separatists and Utopian Town Planning

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691171814
eISBN:
9781400884315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171814.003.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter begins by describing the meaning of “city of refuge,” which derives from the Bible, for it was only logical that Christian societies suffering persecution and seeking sanctuary look ... More


Economics of Faith: Reforming Poverty in Early Modern Europe

Esther Chung-Kim

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197537732
eISBN:
9780197537763
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197537732.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

This book addresses the role of religious reformers in the development of poor relief in the sixteenth century. During the Reformation, religious leaders served as catalysts, organizers, stabilizers, ... More


Conclusion: Religious Reformers as Practical Visionaries

Esther Chung-Kim

in Economics of Faith: Reforming Poverty in Early Modern Europe

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197537732
eISBN:
9780197537763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197537732.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

Religious reformers in sixteenth-century Europe were integral to the development and implementation of poor relief programs. They effectively utilized theological justification through writings, ... More


The Origins of Anti-Gypsyism: The Outsiders' View of Romanies in Western Europe in the Fifteenth Century

Donald Kenrick (ed.)

in The Role of the Romanies: Images and Counter-Images of ‘Gypsies’/Romanies in European Cultures

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236795
eISBN:
9781846313950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853236795.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on the years 1400–1450 when large numbers of Gypsies first arrived in Western Europe. It examines the beginnings of anti-Gypsyism in fifteenth-century Western Europe as ... More


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