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Christian materiality between East and West: Notes of a Capuchin among the Christians of the Ottoman Empire

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This essay presents the Théâtre de la Turquie, a work compiled by an anonymous Capuchin missionary (‘Michel Febvre’) based in the Ottoman Empire in the late seventeenth century. Published in French in 1682, the Théâtre offers an intriguing glimpse of how Catholic missionaries used religious materiality as a prism through which to make sense of the religious diversity of the Ottoman world. Moreover, writers like Febvre also drew on the evidence of Eastern Christian religious practices as a way...

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University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
Balliol College
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Amsterdam University Press Publisher's website
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Religious Materiality in the Early Modern World Journal website
Pages:
103-118
Host title:
Religious Materiality in the Early Modern World
Publication date:
2019-11-04
Acceptance date:
2018-11-30
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969037
ISBN:
9789462984653
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English
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2019-02-06

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