Baptism and Development
- Why did the indigenous people convert to a foreign religion? GIAGO, TIM // Native American Times;10/28/2011, Vol. 17 Issue 43, p5
The author questions the conversion of indigenous people to Catholicism as dictated by their Spanish conquistadors.
- Razor-sharp intellect no match for true faith. Baker, Deane // Challenge Newsline;May2002, Issue 13, p1
Narrates how a South African philosophy and law student was converted to Christianity in London, England. Aim of the Christianity Explored course at All Soul Church; Views on Jesus Christ.
- AKIMEL AU-AUTHM, XALYCHIDOM PIIPAASH, AND THE LDS PAPAGO WARD. Turner, D. L. // Journal of Mormon History;Winter2013, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p158
The article discusses the history of Native American conversion to Mormonism and their adherence to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (LDS) in Arizona from 1846 through 2012. Particular focus is given to the adoption of the Mormon religion by the Akimel Au-Authm (Pima, or "River...
- De la PeÃ±a e i parrocos de indios: educazione e conversione nel Nuovo Mondo (XVII secolo). Locatelli, Fabio Giovanni // History of Education & Children's Literature;2013, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p75
During the First Modern Age, Catholic missionary activities were often conceived and conducted as educational tasks, addressed toward populations considered to be ignorant and low educated, that should be integrated in the bosom of the Church. The purpose of this work is to arise some...
- A Conversion Story. Fox-Genovese, Elizabeth // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Apr2000, Issue 102, p39
Presents a tale of an adult conversion to Catholicism. Evidence of God's grace and the workings of the Holy Spirit; Conversion of a secular intellectual; Pride of people in the secular academy; Importance of charity and service in the life of the Christian.
- TRANSFORMING MANGAIA'S SPIRITUAL WORLD: LETTERS FROM THE EARLY CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY OF ONEROA. Reilly, Michael P. J. // Journal of the Polynesian Society;Mar2007, Vol. 116 Issue 1, p35
The article traces the acceptance of the teaching of the London Missionary Society in Mangaia, an island in the southern Cook Islands. It notes that the primary source of the investigation is a small cluster of letters that Mangaians wrote in te tara Mangaia to the Society between 1841 and 1846....
- CATHOLIC EXPRESSIONS OF INDIGENEITY: INDIAN HYMNS OF THE SALISH AND COEUR D'ALENE. Hamill, Chad // Litteraria Pragensia;2011, Vol. 21 Issue 42, p82
During the period spanning the mid-to-late nineteenth century, the Coeur d'Alene and Salish tribes of the Interior Northwest US underwent a seemingly radical transformation. In the decades following the arrival of the first Catholic missionaries in the 1840s, a majority of the Salish and Coeur...
- Quitting Hinduism. Singh, Manpreet // Christianity Today;12/9/2002, Vol. 46 Issue 13, p22
Reports on the increasing conversion of Dalits to Christianity in India. Attitude of Dalits toward becoming Christians; Social impact of the Indian caste system on the Dalits; Evidence of persecution against Dalits; Conversion from Hinduism to other religions called by Dalit leaders; Criticism...
- Who rules your life? Perris, Shell // Challenge Newsline;Jul2009, Issue 619, p1
The article offers information on the conversion of Michelle "Shell" Perris, author of the book "Made to Be Me," to Christianity during her fight against the eating disorder anorexia nervosa.