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by Mercedes García-Arenal and Fernando Rodríguez Mediano. Translated from the Spanish by Consuelo López-Morillas
The Spanish Orient offers a study of the Morisco minority in Early Modern Granada through the affair of the forged Arabic gospels found in the city at the end of 16th century. It connects the findings of this gospel with the origins of Orientalism.
by John M. Flannery (Associate Member, Centre for Eastern Christianity, Heythrop College, University of London)
In The Mission of the Portuguese Augustinians to Persia and Beyond (1602-1747), John M. Flannery examines aspects of the establishment and activities of the Portuguese Augustinian mission in Persia and subsequent missions to Georgia and Basra.
By Tomas Sundnes Drønen (School of Mission and Theology, Stavanger, Norway)
The global aspects of the new Pentecostal churches in northern Cameroon are in this volume discussed through descriptions of the movement's relationship with mainline churches, traditional religion, and Islam.
By Tuomas Martikainen (University of Helsinki)
In Religion, Migration, Settlement, Tuomas Martikainen provides an account of the impact of immigration on the field of religion in Finland since the 1990s.
Cristina Rocha & Manuel A. Vásquez
The Diaspora of Brazilian Religions explores the global spread of religions originating in Brazil. Through ethnographically-rich case studies throughout the world, the book examines the circulation and consumption of Brazilian Christianities, African-based religion, and diverse expressions of ...
Edited by Marion Eggert and Lucian Hölscher (Ruhr-University Bochum)
Religion and Secularity assembles studies on the concept of „secularity“ in various cultures, thereby tracing the entangled history of the modern re-configuration of the religious field across the Eurasion continent.
Edited by Johannes A. van der Ven, Radboud University Nijmegen, and Hans-Georg Ziebertz, University of Würzburg
This volume is about the positive, ambivalent, null and negative effects in various historical periods by various religious denominations within Christianity, Islam and Hinduism on the attitudes towards human rights of the first, second and third generation.
Edited by David Maxwell with Ingrid Lawrie
The book charts Christianity’s advance in Africa, exploring how African agents (priests, prophets, martyrs, missionaries) made the religion their own. It shows Christianity empowering Africans, through faith, to deal with concerns for health and wealth, and overcoming evil. It demonstrates how ...
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