Conflict, conquest, and conversion : two thousand years of Christian missions in the Middle East / Eleanor H. Tejirian and Reeva Spector Simon.
- Tejirian, Eleanor Harvey 1938-
- New York : Columbia University Press c2012
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. The Spread of Chemistry: The First Thousand Years; 2. The Latin West in the Middle East: Pilgrimage, Crusade, and Mission; 3. Disintegration, Revival, Reformation, and Counter-Reformation 1450-1800; 4. The Great Awakening of the Protestants and the Anglicans; 5. Missionaries and European Diplomatic Competition; 6. The Imperialist Moment: From the Congress of Berlin to World War I; 7. Achievements and Consequences: Intended and Unintended; 8. World War I: Nationalism, Independence, and the Fate of the Missionary Enterprise
- 9. Setting the Agenda: From Conversion to Witness - and BackNotes; Bibliography; Index
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- Conflict, Conquest, and Conversion describes two thousand years of the Christian missionary enterprise in the Middle East within the context of the region's political evolution. Its broad, rich narrative follows Christian missions as they interact with imperial powers and as the momentum of religious change shifts from Christianity to Islam and back, adding new dimensions to the history of the region and the nature of the relationship between the Middle East and the West.Historians and political scientists increasingly recognize the importance of integrating religion into politica
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