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Christian Martyrs under IslamReligious Violence and the Making of the Muslim World

Christian Martyrs under Islam: Religious Violence and the Making of the Muslim World

Christian C. Sahner

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691179100
eISBN:
9780691184180
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179100.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

How did the medieval Middle East transform from a majority-Christian world to a majority-Muslim world, and what role did violence play in this process? This book explains how Christians across the ... More

Christianity in the Twentieth CenturyA World History

Christianity in the Twentieth Century: A World History

Brian Stanley

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196848
eISBN:
9781400890316
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196848.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book charts the transformation of one of the world's great religions during an age marked by world wars, genocide, nationalism, decolonization, and powerful ideological currents, many of them ... More

Formations of BeliefHistorical Approaches to Religion and the Secular

Formations of Belief: Historical Approaches to Religion and the Secular

Philip Nord, Katja Guenther, and Max Weiss (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691190754
eISBN:
9780691194165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691190754.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

For decades, scholars and public intellectuals have been predicting the demise of religion in the face of secularization. Yet religion is undergoing an unprecedented resurgence in modern life—and ... More

The Making of the Medieval Middle East

The Making of the Medieval Middle East

Jack Tannous

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691179094
eISBN:
9780691184166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179094.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

In the second half of the first millennium CE, the Christian Middle East fractured irreparably into competing churches and Arabs conquered the region, setting in motion a process that would lead to ... More

The Many Deaths of Jew SüssThe Notorious Trial and Execution of an Eighteenth-Century Court Jew

The Many Deaths of Jew Süss: The Notorious Trial and Execution of an Eighteenth-Century Court Jew

Yair Mintzker

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691172323
eISBN:
9781400887804
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172323.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Joseph Süss Oppenheimer—“Jew Süss”—is one of the most iconic figures in the history of anti-Semitism. In 1733, Oppenheimer became the “court Jew” of Carl Alexander, the duke of the small German state ... More

The PuritansA Transatlantic History

The Puritans: A Transatlantic History

David D. Hall

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691151397
eISBN:
9780691195469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151397.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book is a sweeping transatlantic history of Puritanism from its emergence out of the religious tumult of Elizabethan England to its founding role in the story of America. Shedding critical new ... More

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