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The Resource Contested Conversions to Islam : Narratives of Religious Change in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire

Contested Conversions to Islam : Narratives of Religious Change in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire

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Contested Conversions to Islam : Narratives of Religious Change in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire
Title
Contested Conversions to Islam
Title remainder
Narratives of Religious Change in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book explores how Ottoman Muslims and Christians understood the phenomenon of conversion to Islam from the 15th to the 17th centuries, when the Ottoman Empire was at the height of its power and conversions to Islam peaked. Because the Ottomans ruled over a large non-Muslim population and extended greater opportunities to converts than to native-born Muslims, conversion to Islam was a contentious subject for all communities, especially Muslims themselves. By producing narratives about conversion, Ottoman Muslim and Christian authors sought to define the boundaries and membership of their c
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Krstic, Tijana
Dewey number
297.5/740956
Index
index present
LC call number
BP170.5 .K77 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Muslim converts from Christianity
  • Conversion
  • Islam
  • Christianity and other religions
  • Islam and state
  • Turkey
  • Christianity
  • Conversion
  • Interfaith relations
  • Islam
  • Islam and state
  • Muslim converts from Christianity
  • Turkey
Label
Contested Conversions to Islam : Narratives of Religious Change in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
  • Acknowledgments; Note on Transliteration and Pronunciation; Introduction -- Turning "Rumi": Conversion to Islam, Fashioning of the Ottoman Imperial Ideology, and Interconfessional Relations in the Early Modern Mediterranean Context; Chapter One -- Muslims through Narratives: Textual Repertoires of Fifteenth-Century Ottoman Islam and Formation of the Ottoman Interpretative Communities; Chapter Two -- Toward an Ottoman Rumi Identity: The Polemical Arena of Syncretism and the Debate on the Place of Converts in Fifteenth-Century Ottoman Polity
  • Chapter Three -- In Expectation of the Messiah: Interimperial Rivalry, Apocalypse, and Conversion in Sixteenth-Century Muslim Polemical NarrativesChapter Four -- Illuminated by the Light of Islam and the Glory of the Ottoman Sultanate: Self-Narratives of Conversion to Islam in the Age of Confessionalization; Chapter Five -- Between the Turban and the Papal Tiara: Orthodox Christian Neomartyrs and Their Impresarios in the Age of Confessionalization
  • Chapter Six -- Everyday Communal Politics of Coexistence and Orthodox Christian Martyrdom: A Dialogue of Sources and Gender Regimes in the Age of ConfessionalizationConclusion -- Conversion and Confessionalization in the Ottoman Empire: Considerations for Future Research; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
727649241
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (281 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804777858
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)727649241
Label
Contested Conversions to Islam : Narratives of Religious Change in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
  • Acknowledgments; Note on Transliteration and Pronunciation; Introduction -- Turning "Rumi": Conversion to Islam, Fashioning of the Ottoman Imperial Ideology, and Interconfessional Relations in the Early Modern Mediterranean Context; Chapter One -- Muslims through Narratives: Textual Repertoires of Fifteenth-Century Ottoman Islam and Formation of the Ottoman Interpretative Communities; Chapter Two -- Toward an Ottoman Rumi Identity: The Polemical Arena of Syncretism and the Debate on the Place of Converts in Fifteenth-Century Ottoman Polity
  • Chapter Three -- In Expectation of the Messiah: Interimperial Rivalry, Apocalypse, and Conversion in Sixteenth-Century Muslim Polemical NarrativesChapter Four -- Illuminated by the Light of Islam and the Glory of the Ottoman Sultanate: Self-Narratives of Conversion to Islam in the Age of Confessionalization; Chapter Five -- Between the Turban and the Papal Tiara: Orthodox Christian Neomartyrs and Their Impresarios in the Age of Confessionalization
  • Chapter Six -- Everyday Communal Politics of Coexistence and Orthodox Christian Martyrdom: A Dialogue of Sources and Gender Regimes in the Age of ConfessionalizationConclusion -- Conversion and Confessionalization in the Ottoman Empire: Considerations for Future Research; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
727649241
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (281 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804777858
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)727649241

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