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Title Conversion to modernities : the globalization of Christianity / edited by Peter van der Veer.

Published New York : Routledge, 1996.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  306.64824 CONV    AVAILABLE
Physical description 287 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
Series Zones of religion.
Zones of religion.
Notes Papers presented at a conference held at the Research Centre of Religion and Society of the University of Amsterdam, June 1994.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Peter van der Veer -- 1. The Politics of Protestant Conversion to Catholicism in Seventeenth-Century France / Keith P. Luria -- 2. A Different Road to God: The Protestant Experience of Conversion in the Sixteenth Century / Judith Pollmann -- 3. Nineteenth-Century Representations of Missionary Conversion and the Transformation of Western Christianity / Peter van Rooden -- 4. Religious Conversion and the Politics of Dissent / Gauri Viswanathan -- 5. The Conversion of Caste: Location, Translation, and Appropriation / Nicholas B. Dirks -- 6. Materialism, Missionaries, and Modern Subjects in Colonial Indonesia / Webb Keane -- 7. Serial Conversion/Conversion to Seriality: Religion, State, and Number in Aru, Eastern Indonesia / Patricia Spyer -- 8. Modernity and Enchantment: The Image of the Devil in Popular African Christianity / Birgit Meyer.
9. Devils, Holy Spirits, and the Swollen God: Translation, Conversion and Colonial Power in the Marist Mission, Vanuatu, 1887-1934 / Margaret Jolly -- 10. Comments on Conversion / Talal Asad.
Other author Veer, Peter van der.
Subject Conversion -- Christianity -- History -- Congresses.
Church history -- Modern period, 1500- -- Congresses.
Indigenous peoples -- Religious life -- Congresses.
ISBN 0415912733 (acid-free paper)
0415912741 (acid-free paper)