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Adoptions and Adaptations

Nancy Farriss.

in Tongues of Fire

December 2018; p ublished online October 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; History of Religion. 11809 words.

The double bind between orthodoxy and intelligibility is examined further through the translating tool of semantic extension. Efforts to make the Christian message more accessible by...

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Anti-Catholicism in the United States

Mark S. Massa.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online June 2016 .

Article. Subjects: US Cultural History; History of Religion. 11588 words.

Historian John Higham once referred to anti-Catholicism as “by far the oldest, and the most powerful of anti-foreign traditions” in North American intellectual and cultural history. But...

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Anything That Ought to Be Done

Joseph Locke.

in Making the Bible Belt

September 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; History of Religion. 7958 words.

Fleeting political defeats could not blunt the rising power of Texas’s evangelical activists, and clerics’ cloistered denominational worlds sustained their efforts through all of the bitter...

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The Art of Persuasion

Nancy Farriss.

in Tongues of Fire

December 2018; p ublished online October 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; History of Religion. 11759 words.

Missionaries and their native co-authors incorporated traditional indigenous oratory into Christian sermons in order to persuade, as well as instruct, the Indian neophytes. An analysis of...

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The Association of Communitarian Health Services (ASECSA) and the Role of Religion and Health in Central America

Susan Fitzpatrick-Behrens.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online August 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; History of Religion; History of Science and Technology. 8962 words.

The Association of Communitarian Health Services (ASECSA) is a transnational, religiously influenced health program in Central America created during the Cold War. ASECSA was founded in...

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Battling Neighbors

Julia Phillips Cohen.

in Becoming Ottomans

February 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History; History of Religion. 13277 words.

As their patriotic project matured, Jewish communal elites came to realize the potentially unsettling consequences that patriotism could entail. Chapter 3 examines this process by exploring...

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Becoming Ottomans

Julia Phillips Cohen.

February 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Asian History; History of Religion. 272 pages.

Becoming Ottomans is the first book to tell the story of Jewish political integration into a modern Islamic empire. It begins with the process set in motion by the imperial...

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Between Complicit Entanglement and Creative Dissonance

Gita Dharampal-Frick and Milinda Banerjee.

in Religious Interactions in Modern India

March 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion; Asian History. 11658 words.

Focusing on the nexus between Rammohun Roy’s religious deliberations and William Wilberforce’s religious policies, the chapter emphasizes the interconnections between the developments of...

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Beyond Civilization

Cemil Aydın.

in Debates on Civilization in the Muslim World

November 2016; p ublished online December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History; History of Religion. 9760 words.

The idea of Europe among non-Western elites from the early nineteenth through the mid-twentieth century embodies one of the most arresting paradoxes of modern global history. From the 1880s...

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Black Brotherhoods and Sisterhoods: Participatory Christianity in New Spain’s Mining Towns

Nicole von Germeten.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online June 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; History of Religion; Social and Cultural History. 9235 words.

Free and enslaved Africans played an important role in developing a unique form of participatory Christianity in New Spain’s mining towns, especially Zacatecas, San Luis Potosi, and Parral....

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