Lecture 5.1307

Lecture 5.1307 - REVOLUTIONS IN THOUGHT AND BELIEF IN THE...

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REVOLUTIONS IN THOUGHT AND BELIEF IN THE 16 TH AND 17 TH CENTURIES Introduction 1. These revolutions will affect the world view of society in general, the ordinary people - Ideas may have their origin among small groups of people, the elites, but the effect… 2. The revolutions - European Reformations (both Catholic and Protestant) - The Scientific Revolution - The creation of Sikhism out of Hinduism and Islam 3. Revolutionary developments - Missionary outreach in Christianity: The Americas, China, Japan - Missionary outreach in Buddhism: Mongolia, Manchuria 4. Note the impact of trade routes for the spread of revolutionary ideas - Thus, people, ideas, food, animals, disease all moving at the same time 5. Note the impact of the various voyages of discovery on the spread of revolutionary ideas - There are new people who must be accommodated into the ‘Old World’ view 6. Historiographical Question: Are these revolutions ‘conservative’?
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2010 for the course HIS 1307 taught by Professor Gawrich during the Spring '08 term at Baylor.

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Lecture 5.1307 - REVOLUTIONS IN THOUGHT AND BELIEF IN THE...

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