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by Dennis Washburn,A. Kevin Reinhart

Author: Dennis Washburn,A. Kevin Reinhart
Subcategory: Social Sciences
Language: English
Publisher: Brill; 1st edition (June 1, 2007)
Pages: 507 pages
Category: Politics
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This volume fundamentally improves our understanding of processes like the secularization of society, and the growth of mass ideological movements, by looking upon these transformations to modernity as a species of conversion akin to religious conversion.

This volume fundamentally improves our understanding of processes like the secularization of society, and the growth of mass ideological movements, by looking .

This volume fundamentally improves our understanding of processes like the secularization of society, and the growth of mass ideological movements, by looking upon these "transformations to modernity" as a species of conversion akin to "religious conversion," The geographical areas covered by the contributors-the Ottoman domain, India, China, and Japan-provide striking examples of the dynamic force of conversion as a reaction to the tremendous pressures exerted by colonialism and imperialism and by the types of transformations constitutive of modernity.

Dennis C. Washburn, Kevin A. Reinhart. Introductory Sections Peter Sluglett, University of Utah, Department of History: Memories of Bernard Weiss & Bibliography of the Writings of Bernard Weiss Robert Gleave and A. Kevin Reinhart: Th. More). Islamic law in theory : studies on jurisprudence in honor of Bernard Weiss. The Allen Institute for Artificial IntelligenceProudly built by AI2 with the help of our.

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I am interested in: the social and cultural impact of modern Chinese .

I am interested in: the social and cultural impact of modern Chinese political movements; migration within an. Superstitious Regimes: Religion and the Politics of Chinese Modernity more. It also looks at how politicians conceived of their own ritual role in an era when authority was meant to derive from popular sovereignty.

CULTURES: RELIGION, IDEOLOGY AND TRANSFORMATIONS OF MODERNITY 367 (Dennis Washburn & A. Kevin Reinhart ed. 2007).

Eliza F. Kent, Mass Movements in South India, 1877–1936, in CONVERTING CULTURES: RELIGION, IDEOLOGY AND TRANSFORMATIONS OF MODERNITY 367 (Dennis Washburn & A. 14. CONVERSION OF A CONTINENT: RELIGIOUS IDENTITY AND CHANGE IN LATIN AMERICA (Edward L. Cleary et al. ed. 2006); PAUL FRESTON, EVANGELICALS AND POLITICS IN ASIA, AFRICA AND LATIN AMERICA (2001). Advani Demands Establishment of Legislations to Ban Conversions, HINDUSTAN TIMES, Apr.

Historians of science and of religion, philosophers, theologians, scientists, and others from various geographical regions and cultures have addressed various aspects of the relationship between religion and science. Even though the ancient and medieval worlds did not have conceptions resembling the modern understandings of "science" or of "religion", certain elements of modern ideas on the subject recur throughout history.

This volume considers the concept of conversion as a tool for understanding transformations to modernity. It examines conversions to modernity within the Ottoman domain, India, China, and Japan as a reaction to the pressures of colonialism and imperialism.