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Johannes Hoornbeeck (1617-1666), <i>On the Conversion of Indians and Heathens</i>

An Annotated Translation of <i>De conversione Indorum et gentilium</i> (1669)

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Johannes Hoornbeeck (1617-1666), <i>On the Conversion of Indians and Heathens</i> by Ineke Loots
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Exploration, trade and conquest expanded and upset traditional worldviews of early modern Europeans. Christians saw themselves confronted with a largely heathen world. In the wake of Iberian colonization, Jesuits successfully christianized heathen populations overseas. In his De conversione Indorum et gentilium Johannes Hoornbeeck presents a systematic overview of every aspect of the missionary imperative from a Reformed Protestant perspective. The most attractive part of his book may be the global survey it offers of the various types of heathens, an early example of comparative religion. Of equal interest, however, is his critical approach to mission. Hoornbeeck rejects ecclesiastical hierarchy and top-down imposition of Christianity. In this he is perfectly orthodox, and at the same time startlingly original and a harbinger of modern missions. His practical recommendations offer a flexible framework for missionaries, to fit a wide variety of circumstances.

Author Biography

Ineke Loots, Ph.D (VU University, Amsterdam, 1985), after a career in child psychology, turned to Neo-Latin and seventeenth-century intellectual history. She now publishes on topics ranging from early modern ethnography to early modern views on emotion. Joke Spaans, Ph.D. 1989, Leiden University, is Associate Professor in the History of Christianity at Utrecht University. She has published extensively on early modern Dutch religious history.
Release date Australia
November 1st, 2018
Country of Publication
Netherlands
Imprint
Brill
ISBN-13
9789004255449
Product ID
28247086

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