Journals Higher Education



Published: 18 November 2004

336 Pages | 30 Illustrations, black & white, 14 Maps

ISBN: 9780719071072

Bookseller Code (06)


Religion in history

Conflict, conversion and coexistence

John Wolffe

Published by Manchester University Press

  • This is an integrated collection of essays by leading scholars that looks at issues of conflict, conversion and coexistence in the religious context since the third century
  • Topics explored include paganism and Christianity in the later Roman world, the Crusades, the impact of the Reformation in Britain and Ireland, subsequent Protestant-Catholic conflict, the Hindu Renaissance in nineteenth-century India, the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, women and the ministry, and Christianity, Judaism and the Holocaust
  • Concludes by offering an historical perspective on religion, conflict and coexistence in the world today
  • Student-friendly and accessible, the book uses the temes of conflict, conversion and co-existence to approach the subject in a new and innovative way