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The spiritual conversion of the Americas

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Published by University Press of Florida in Gainesville .
Written in English

    Places:
  • America
    • Subjects:
    • Catholic Church -- Missions -- America -- History,
    • America -- Church history

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by James Muldoon.
      ContributionsMuldoon, James, 1935-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBV2755 .S65 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 273 p. ;
      Number of Pages273
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3307711M
      ISBN 100813027713
      LC Control Number2004053708

      Christian Slavery Conversion and Race in the Protestant Atlantic World Katharine Gerbner. pages | 6 x 9 | 15 illus. Paper | ISBN | $s | Outside the Americas £ Ebook editions are available from selected online vendors A volume in the series Early American Studies View table of contents and excerpt "There are a number of things to . Overview. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints affirms that the Book of Mormon is a volume of sacred scripture comparable to the contains a record of God’s dealings with three groups of people who migrated from the Near East or West Asia to the Americas hundreds of years before the arrival of Europeans. 1 Although the primary purpose of the Book of .

        The Great Awakening, In December , the first revival of historic significance broke out in Northampton, Mass., where a young Jonathan Edwards was pastor. After months of fruitless labor, he reported five or six people converted—one a young woman. He wrote, “ [She] had been one of the greatest company-keepers in the whole town. The author of the dark thrillers Basic Instinct, Jagged Edge and Showgirls is about to release a book unlike any script he has ever written. It is the story of his spiritual conversion from a.

      Spiritual blindness is a well-known theme from the Hebrew Bible. In fact, Isaiah is the most important context for spiritual blindness since Isaiah describes the inability of Judah to respond properly to God in the eighth century B.C. While there is a remnant of believers, the nation as a whole will reject the preaching of Isaiah. Despite this, its primary aim, along with conversion, was destruction of native religion. The Indians were considered spiritual waifs, under the influence of the devil. The Aztec religion in particular was discerned as part of Satan's damnation, beheld of in the book of revelation.


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Although conversion is miraculous and life changing, it is a quiet miracle. (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary The conversion efforts of European Christian missionaries, both Catholic and Protestant, in the Americas during the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries form a single, continuous thread.

This study is a continuation of a line of research begun in Varieties of Religious Conversion in the Middle Ages (CH, Apr'98, ), also edited by Muldoon (emer., history, Rutgers).

The patterns of religious conversion developed in Europe during the Middle Ages were at first the models for Catholic missionary activity in the Americas. But the New World turned out to be Author: P. Linwood Urban. The Spiritual Conversion of the Americas (review) The Spiritual Conversion of the Americas (review) Vecsey, Christopher.

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