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convert to Christianity

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Peale's organizational efforts to combat Communism and Christianize Freudian psychiatry are part of a bygone era; what remains is his brand of "Prosperity Gospel" (which, to be fair, predates Peale--the American compulsion to yoke financial success to belief while comparing Jesus to a CEO seems nationally genetic).
Thus Innokentii sought to Christianize Crimea, not through efforts of converting Muslims to Christianity, but rather by re-interpreting and reclaiming the landscape itself for Christianity.
Although Prosperi addresses the deep Lucretian sympathies of Vettori and Speroni, her emphasis falls heavily on the increasingly urgent need to justify the poetic enterprise and on the efforts to normalize and Christianize Lucretius.
His desire to find a way to Christianize his work moved him to open A.
Red Jacket was a Seneca Nation orator who declined, on behalf of his people, an effort to Christianize them.
A friend recently returned from Iraq says that while Iraqis welcomed Saddam's exit, many of them also thought the Americans and British were in their country to Christianize it, while the International Herald Tribune reported a rumour passing among Iraqis that Jewish prostitutes had flown into Iraq to infect the country with Aids
Residential schools, which were authorized by the federal government and operated by several Christian missionary bodies, were designed to Christianize, assimilate and train Native children for economic self sufficiency.
Machen was a conservative Protestant who opposed prohibition and all other attempts to Christianize the social order.
Guissani, whose motive was to Christianize modernism rather than to modernize Christianity.
When the Fathers of the Church came to Christianize the Ptolemaic system, they naturally postulated the existence of the primum mobile in the mind of God, and this concept of the primum mobile was of extreme importance to medieval theology.
depict throughout the continued efforts to Christianize the colony and promote "moral" behavior.
John Early's basic hypothesis is that this phenomenon can be understood at least in part by a comparison of the basic worldview of the Mayas and that of the Spanish missionaries, mostly of the Dominican and Franciscan orders, who were sent to Christianize them from the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries (from the late 1700s secular diocesan priests offered sporadic ministry to these communities).