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The Resource British Protestant missions and the conversion of Europe, 1600-1900, edited by Simone Maghenzani and Stefano Villani, (electronic resource)

British Protestant missions and the conversion of Europe, 1600-1900, edited by Simone Maghenzani and Stefano Villani, (electronic resource)

Label
British Protestant missions and the conversion of Europe, 1600-1900
Title
British Protestant missions and the conversion of Europe, 1600-1900
Statement of responsibility
edited by Simone Maghenzani and Stefano Villani
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This book is the first account of British Protestant conversion initiatives directed towards continental Europe between 1600 and 1900. Continental Europe was considered a missionary land-another periphery of the world, whose centre was imperial Britain. British missions to Europe were informed by religious experiments in America, Africa, and Asia, rendering these offensives against Europe a true form of 'imaginary colonialism'. British Protestant missionaries often understood themselves to be at the forefront of a civilising project directed at Catholics (and sometimes even other projects Protestants). Their mission was further reinforced by Britain becoming a land of compassionate refuge for European dissenters and exiles. This book engages with the myth of International Protestantism, questioning its early origins and its narrative of transnational belonging, while also interrogating Britain as an imagined Protestant land of hope and glory. In the history of western Christianities, 'converting Europe' had a role that has not been adequately investigated. This is the story of the attempted, and ultimately failed, effort to convert a continent"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Dewey number
266
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1986-
  • 1968-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Maghenzani, Simone
  • Villani, Stefano
Series statement
  • Routledge studies in early modern religious dissents and radicalism
  • T&F EBS eBooks
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Missions, British
  • Protestant churches
  • Conversion
  • Europe
Label
British Protestant missions and the conversion of Europe, 1600-1900, edited by Simone Maghenzani and Stefano Villani, (electronic resource)
Link
https://eui.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/9780429243691
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9780429243691
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780429513411
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1151490833
Label
British Protestant missions and the conversion of Europe, 1600-1900, edited by Simone Maghenzani and Stefano Villani, (electronic resource)
Link
https://eui.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/9780429243691
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9780429243691
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780429513411
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1151490833

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