Christianizing peoples and convertings individuals

  • 346 Pages
  • 3.32 MB
  • English

Brepols , Turnhout
Conversion -- Christianity., Evangelistic work -- History., Church history -- Middle Ages, 600-
Statementedited by Guyda Armstrong & Ian N. Wood.
SeriesInternational medieval research -- v. 7
ContributionsArmstrong, Guyda., Wood, I. N. 1950-.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 346 p., [3] p. of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18314020M
ISBN 102503510876

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Retail price: 00 excl. tax. Christianization, as a process affecting complete peoples, or at least large groups, attracts attention, as does conversion of the individual.

By putting these varying approaches together, this collection indicates the range of current work on christianization and conversion history and the range itself, quite apart from the individual studies. Christianizing Peoples and Converting Individuals by Ian Wood,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(1).

It's a massive work that traces the conversion of the barbarian tribes that covered Europe and helped topple the Roman Empire, from paganism to Christianity. It's a very entertaininmg and readable book that fleshes out our usually sketchy understanding of the period from about AD to AD/5(32).

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Reviews Wood, Ian N. and Armstrong, Guyda, ed., Christianizing People and Converting Individuals (International Medieval Research 7), Turnhout, Brepols, ; board; pp. x, ; 34 b/w illustrations; R.R.P. E U R ; I S. Paul McKechnie explores how Christianity grew and expanded in Roman Asia over the first three centuries of the religion.

Focusing on key individuals, such as Aberkios (Avircius Marcellus) of Hierapolis, he assesses the pivotal role played by Early Christian preachers who, in imitation of Paul of Tarsus, attracted converts through charismatic preaching. Neguin Yavari, author of The Future of Iran's Past: Nizam al-Mulk Remembered, on LibraryThing.

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The book is divided into two sections, which are the times prior to and after (Constantine's "conversion" in and the Edict of Milan in ). He first examines what Pagans of the culture believed. Christianizing peoples and convertings individuals book he looks at what Christians presented to the Reviews: Get this book in print.

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Ian N. Wood and Guyda Armstrong (eds), Christianizing People and Converting Individuals. Christianization (or Christianisation) is the conversion of individuals to Christianity or the conversion of entire groups at once.

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Various strategies and techniques were employed in Christianization campaigns from Late Antiquity and throughout the Middle the conversion of the ruler was followed by the compulsory [citation needed] baptism of his subjects, often resulting in genocide.

The "Moses" of Her People. John Woolman. It was the hottest selling religious book for three years after it was published in ; all told, s copies were sold. (Christianizing. Adam of Bremen and the conversion of Scandinavia, in Christianizing peoples and converting individuals, ed.

by Guyda Armstrong and Ian N. Wood, International medieval research, 7 (Turnhout: Brepols, ), pp. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Christianizing peoples and converting individuals. Edited by Guyda Armstrong and Ian N.

Wood. x++14 figs. (International Medieval Research, 7.) Turnhout: Brepols, €55 2 6. Missionaries of all denominations embraced the cause of Christianizing and civilizing the Indigenous Peoples in Canada long before the Davin Report of Indeed, in the s there were already four church-run boarding schools in operation.

1 Frustration with day schools and other forms of missionary work led all the Christian denominations. Perhaps the most controversial reaction to the sacred encounter between white and Indian peoples was native conversion to Christianity.

The passage of time makes it impossible to determine whether an individual ’ s conversion was in earnest, was simply surrender to the seeming inevitability, or was a utilitarian move to gain a competitive edge. The traditional tales of the Vikings’ conversion to Christianity are sleek dramas full of zealous missionary saints, kings, and clerics who Christianize entire populations in a few heroic actions that are hardly short of miracles.

As is the case with most medieval hagiography (a genre focused on recounting the lives of saints and other holy Continue reading The Vikings’ Conversion to.

“The Conversion Stories of Shaykh Abū Isḥāq al-Kāzarūnī,” in Christianizing Peoples and Converting Individuals, ed. Guyda Armstrong and Ian N. Wood (International Medieval Institute, volume VII), (Turnhout: Brepols, ), pp.

Christianizing Kinship: Ritual Sponsorship in Anglo-Saxon England Lynch discusses in detail sponsorship at baptism, confirmation, and other rituals in which an individual other than a biological parent presented someone, often an infant, for initiation into Christianity.

did create new forms of spiritual kinship. Unusual in its focus. Christianizing Maritime Chaozhou-Shantou Introduction Why Chaozhou. New Archival Sources and Perspectives Organization of the Book Joseph Tse-Hei Lee 2. The First Group of Chaoshan Biblewomen Introduction Profiles of the Biblewomen Reasons for Conversion Christianity as an Enlightened Religion Impacts of.

The period of barbarian conversion spans the time from the early fourth century, with the Edict of Milan, when Christianity was basically tolerated in the Empire, and the first signs appeared of the barbarian incursions into the Roman empire, towith the final conversion of an European state, Lithuania.

David Frankfurter is professor of religion at Boston University and a scholar of early Christianity whose specialties include apocalyptic literature, magical texts, demonology, popular religion, and Egypt in the Roman and late antique periods.

He is the author of Religion in Roman Egypt: Assimilation and Resistance and Evil Incarnate: Rumors of Demonic Conspiracy and Satanic Abuse in History. As ofmost Armenians are Christians (97%) and are members of Armenia's own church, the Armenian Apostolic Church, which is one of the oldest Christian was founded in the 1st century AD, and in AD became the first branch of Christianity to become a state religion.

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According to Pew Research publication in December Armenia is the 2nd most religious country among   Conclusion: Lincoln and the Almost Chosen People Butler ends the book by appropriating Lincoln as symbol of the ambiguity of American religious belief and practice in its first three centuries.

It is impossible, so Butler, to understand Lincoln outside of his religious faith. Yet it was a faith neither denominational nor explicitly Christian/5(3).

This is Ramsay MacMullen’s thesis as presented in his book, Christianizing the Roman Empire: A.D. MacMullen successfully supports his thesis by intelligently and objectively analyzing the rise of Christianity in the early Roman Empire, criticizing the growth of the church from the viewpoint of a non-Christian or, more importantly, a /5(12).

Christianizing should come first. While some argued for civilizing the people first others argued for the latter. Those in favor of the latter argued that Christianizing itself was a means of civilizing and the two went together inevitably anyway.

This view was represented by James Montgomery when he wrote: The wisdom of man says, “First.UP Anti-conversion Law: If People Convert to Hinduism After a Satsang, Would Police Book the Kathavachak? Viggo Mortensen says criticism of 'Green Book' is.

One might argue that by converting to Christianity, slaves would be giving up a piece of their identity from Africa, but many slaves favored converting to Christianity, and for many reasons. The fact that slaves could become educated in the process of converting, especially to Protestant sects, was extremely enticing.