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Passages of Faith : Conversion in Palestinian villages (17th century)

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Passages of Faith : Conversion in Palestinian villages (17th century)
Title
Passages of Faith
Title remainder
Conversion in Palestinian villages (17th century)
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The book sets out to explain the diffusion of Catholicism and Islam in the 17th-century district of Jerusalem through a detailed analysis of the changes of faith undergone by the inhabitants of some villages in the area (Dayr Aban,?uba, Bethlehem, Bayt Jala, Bayt Sha?ur and Ayn Karim). The way a new faith spread within and between the local Christian communities was the result of a complex interaction between religious landscape, communal dynamics and individual agency, which the book unravels. Through the stories of the conversions of the Christian villagers, as recorded in contemporary Chris
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EBLCP
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Tramontana, Felicita
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Göttinger Orientforschungen, I. Reihe: Syriaca
Series volume
v. 45
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  • Catholic Church
  • Catholic Church
  • Islam
  • Conversion
  • Muslim converts
  • Conversion
  • RELIGION / Christianity / History
  • Conversion
  • Conversion
  • Muslim converts
  • Middle East
Label
Passages of Faith : Conversion in Palestinian villages (17th century)
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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
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Table of Contents; List of abbreviations; Acknowledgements; Body; Introduction; Chapter I Christians in Seventeenth-century Palestine; 1.1. The district of Jerusalem in the seventeenth century; 1.2. The distribution of the Christians in the seventeenth-century district of Jerusalem; 1.3. Christians in villages; 1.4. Non-Muslim minorities under Ottoman rule; 1.5. Conversion to Islam in the Ottoman Middle East; 1.6. Catholic Missionaries in Bilād al-Shām; 1.7. Conversion to Catholicism under the Ottomans
  • 1.8. The spread of Catholicism and Islam in the district. A map of conversionsChapter II Recording conversion in the Ottoman district of Jerusalem; 2.1. Recording conversion before the court; 2.2. The Islamic court's conversion certificates: the texts; 2.3. Recording conversion before the court, and its aims: some hypotheses; 2.4. Women's conversions; 2.5. Palestinian villagers go to court; 2.6. The "Registri" of the Custody of the Holy Land; 2.7. The friars' records of conversion to Catholicism, goals and recording procedures
  • Chapter III "And there is no one left in Dayr Abān who is not Muslim": conversion to Islam in the villages of Dayr Abān and Ṣūbā3.1. Dayr Abān: a case of conversion en masse; 3.2. New converts summoned by the tax collector; 3.3. "There is no one left in Dayr Aban who is not a Muslim"; 3.4. Conversion and the payment of the poll tax; 3.5. Ṣūbā: the conversion to Islam of the sons of Sālim; 3.6. Individual conversions and communal dynamics; 3.7. The characteristics of the Christian communities involved; Chapter IV The spread of Catholicism in the villages of the district of Jerusalem
  • 4.1. Bethlehem: un pauvre chétif village4.2. The spread of Catholicism in Bethlehem: contacts with the friars; 4.3. Familial ties and the diffusion of Catholicism; 4.4. Converts and their former coreligionists in Bethlehem; 4.5. Franciscans' charity toward new Catholics; 4.6. The spread of Catholicism from Bethlehem to Bayt Jālā and Bayt Saḥūr; 4.7. The birth of the Catholic community of Ayn Karim: conversion or migration?; Chapter V Conversion and change in the distribution of the Christian Population; 5.1. The Islamization of Palestine
  • 5.2. Changes in the distribution of Christians during the Ottoman rule5.3. The consequences of the spread of Catholicism for the distribution of the Christians in the district.; 5.4. Change of faith and mobility; 5.5. Conversion and migration towards Jerusalem; Conclusions; Bibliography; Unpublished primary sources; Secondary literature; Index
Control code
ocn880530845
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (173 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783447192958
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvc1wg4c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)880530845
Label
Passages of Faith : Conversion in Palestinian villages (17th century)
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
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Table of Contents; List of abbreviations; Acknowledgements; Body; Introduction; Chapter I Christians in Seventeenth-century Palestine; 1.1. The district of Jerusalem in the seventeenth century; 1.2. The distribution of the Christians in the seventeenth-century district of Jerusalem; 1.3. Christians in villages; 1.4. Non-Muslim minorities under Ottoman rule; 1.5. Conversion to Islam in the Ottoman Middle East; 1.6. Catholic Missionaries in Bilād al-Shām; 1.7. Conversion to Catholicism under the Ottomans
  • 1.8. The spread of Catholicism and Islam in the district. A map of conversionsChapter II Recording conversion in the Ottoman district of Jerusalem; 2.1. Recording conversion before the court; 2.2. The Islamic court's conversion certificates: the texts; 2.3. Recording conversion before the court, and its aims: some hypotheses; 2.4. Women's conversions; 2.5. Palestinian villagers go to court; 2.6. The "Registri" of the Custody of the Holy Land; 2.7. The friars' records of conversion to Catholicism, goals and recording procedures
  • Chapter III "And there is no one left in Dayr Abān who is not Muslim": conversion to Islam in the villages of Dayr Abān and Ṣūbā3.1. Dayr Abān: a case of conversion en masse; 3.2. New converts summoned by the tax collector; 3.3. "There is no one left in Dayr Aban who is not a Muslim"; 3.4. Conversion and the payment of the poll tax; 3.5. Ṣūbā: the conversion to Islam of the sons of Sālim; 3.6. Individual conversions and communal dynamics; 3.7. The characteristics of the Christian communities involved; Chapter IV The spread of Catholicism in the villages of the district of Jerusalem
  • 4.1. Bethlehem: un pauvre chétif village4.2. The spread of Catholicism in Bethlehem: contacts with the friars; 4.3. Familial ties and the diffusion of Catholicism; 4.4. Converts and their former coreligionists in Bethlehem; 4.5. Franciscans' charity toward new Catholics; 4.6. The spread of Catholicism from Bethlehem to Bayt Jālā and Bayt Saḥūr; 4.7. The birth of the Catholic community of Ayn Karim: conversion or migration?; Chapter V Conversion and change in the distribution of the Christian Population; 5.1. The Islamization of Palestine
  • 5.2. Changes in the distribution of Christians during the Ottoman rule5.3. The consequences of the spread of Catholicism for the distribution of the Christians in the district.; 5.4. Change of faith and mobility; 5.5. Conversion and migration towards Jerusalem; Conclusions; Bibliography; Unpublished primary sources; Secondary literature; Index
Control code
ocn880530845
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (173 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783447192958
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvc1wg4c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)880530845

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