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The Resource Religious conversion : history, experience and meaning, edited by Ira Katznelson, Miri Rubin

Religious conversion : history, experience and meaning, edited by Ira Katznelson, Miri Rubin

Label
Religious conversion : history, experience and meaning
Title
Religious conversion
Title remainder
history, experience and meaning
Statement of responsibility
edited by Ira Katznelson, Miri Rubin
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Religious conversion - a shift in membership from one community of faith to another - can take diverse forms in radically different circumstances. As the essays in this volume demonstrate, conversion can be protracted or sudden, voluntary or coerced, small-scale or large. It may be the result of active missionary efforts, instrumental decisions, or intellectual or spiritual attraction to a different doctrine and practices. In order to investigate these multiple meanings, and how they may differ across time and space, this collection ranges far and wide across medieval and early modern Europe and beyond. From early Christian pilgrims to fifteenth-century Ethiopia; from the Islamisation of the eastern Mediterranean to Reformation Germany, the volume highlights salient features and key concepts that define religious conversion, particular the Jewish, Muslim and Christian experiences. By probing similarities and variations, continuities and fissures, the volume also extends the range of conversion to focus on matters less commonly examined, such as competition for the meaning of sacred space, changes to bodies, patterns of gender, and the ways conversion has been understood and narrated by actors and observers. In so doing, it promotes a layered approach that deepens inquiry by identifying and suggesting constellations of elements that both compose particular instances of conversion and help make systematic comparisons possible by indicating how to ask comparable questions of often vastly different situations.--
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GZM
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BL639
LC item number
.R447 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1956-
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  • Katznelson, Ira
  • Rubin, Miri
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  • Conversion
  • Religion and culture
Label
Religious conversion : history, experience and meaning, edited by Ira Katznelson, Miri Rubin
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Previously published: Burlington, Vermont : Ashgate, 2014
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Changing minds, changing bodies : the gender and subject of conversion
  • Joshua Levinson
  • Conversion and masculinity in the early medieval West
  • Yitzhak Hen
  • Looking for change : Jewish women and conversion in eighteenth-century Germany
  • Rotraud Ries
  • Constructing and undermining Converso Jewishness : Profiat Duran and Pablo de Santa María
  • Yosi Yisraeli
  • Jewish self-definition against Christianisation
  • Simha Goldin
  • Conversion of space
  • 'Double conversions' in the early modern period : the road to religious scepticism?
  • Michael Heyd
  • Ora Limor
  • Demography, geography and the accelerated Islamisation of the Eastern Mediterranean
  • Ronnie Ellenblum
  • The Christianisation of time in fifteenth-century Ethiopia
  • Steven Kaplan
  • Church space and religious change in Reformation Germany
  • Bridget Heal
Control code
on1002133066
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vi, 266 pages
Isbn
9781472421494
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1002133066
Label
Religious conversion : history, experience and meaning, edited by Ira Katznelson, Miri Rubin
Publication
Copyright
Note
Previously published: Burlington, Vermont : Ashgate, 2014
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Changing minds, changing bodies : the gender and subject of conversion
  • Joshua Levinson
  • Conversion and masculinity in the early medieval West
  • Yitzhak Hen
  • Looking for change : Jewish women and conversion in eighteenth-century Germany
  • Rotraud Ries
  • Constructing and undermining Converso Jewishness : Profiat Duran and Pablo de Santa María
  • Yosi Yisraeli
  • Jewish self-definition against Christianisation
  • Simha Goldin
  • Conversion of space
  • 'Double conversions' in the early modern period : the road to religious scepticism?
  • Michael Heyd
  • Ora Limor
  • Demography, geography and the accelerated Islamisation of the Eastern Mediterranean
  • Ronnie Ellenblum
  • The Christianisation of time in fifteenth-century Ethiopia
  • Steven Kaplan
  • Church space and religious change in Reformation Germany
  • Bridget Heal
Control code
on1002133066
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vi, 266 pages
Isbn
9781472421494
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1002133066

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