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Orthodox Eastern Church

  • Women and Pilgrimage in Medieval Galiciaby Carlos Andrés González-Paz

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    For many in the Middle Ages, pilgrimages were seen to represent a risk of moral and religious perdition for women, who were generally discouraged from making them. Women and Pilgrimage in Medieval Galicia represents an analysis of the social history of women based on documentary sources and physical evidence, breaking away from literary and historiographical... more...

  • Sacred Selves, Sacred Settingsby Douglas J. Davies; Adam J. Powell

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 104.95

    As a sociologist, Hans Mol significantly influenced the sociological study of religion by developing ideas of identity. This biography brings current social-religious topics to sharp focus as international scholars analyse, challenge, and apply Mol’s theoretical assertions. This biographical material supports the overall content by describing... more...

  • Religion and Society in the Diocese of St Davids 1485–2011by William Gibson; John Morgan-Guy

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95

    During the medieval and early modern periods the Welsh diocese of St Davids was one of the largest in the country and the most remote. As this collection makes clear, this combination of factors resulted in a religious life which was less regulated by the institutional forces of Church and State. Addressing key ideas in the development of popular religious... more...

  • A Journey Just Begunby The Sisterhood of St. John the Divine; Jane Christmas; Sister Constance Joanna Gefvert

    Dundurn 2015; US$ 26.99

    This book tells the story of the only indigenous Canadian Anglican religious order for women, the Sisterhood of St. John the Divine, in a way that celebrates the Sisters? past, describes their present, and looks forward to their future. It focuses on God?s transforming love in the lives of the Sisters, and those among whom they serve. more...

  • Anglican Clergy in Australia, 1788-1850by Michael Gladwin

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 90.00

    An exploration of the role of the Anglican church in the development of colonial Australia. more...

  • Erhebet die Herzenby Friedrich Lurz

    Butzon & Bercker 2015; Not Available

    In allgemeinverständlicher Sprache eröffnet das Buch den Lesern vertieften Zugang zum Eurcharistischen Hochgebet, das im Zentrum der Messe steht und seit dem Zweiten Vatikanischen Konzil üblicherweise in der jeweiligen Landessprache gebetet wird. Die einzelnen Elemente des Eucharistiegebets werden ebenso beleuchtet wie die Kommunion, auf die das Gebet... more...

  • The Dublin Kingby John Ashdown-Hill

    The History Press 2015; US$ 26.24

    A year after Richard III's death, a boy claiming to be a Yorkist prince appeared as if from nowhere. He said he was Richard III's heir and the rightful King of England. In 1487, in a unique ceremony, this boy was crowned in Dublin Cathedral, despite the Tudor government insisting that his real name was Lambert Simnel and that he was a mere pretender... more...

  • God's Rascalby Barry Hankins

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 32.00

    Colorful and outrageous, influential yet despicable, J. Frank Norris was a preacher, newspaper publisher, political activist, and all-around subject of controversy. One of the most despised men in traditional Southern Baptist circles, he was also the man most responsible for bringing hard-edged fundamentalism to the South. Barry Hankins traces Norris,... more...

  • Pioneer Spiritby Mary Ellen SCN Doyle

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 25.00

    Mother Catherine Spalding (1793--1858) was the cofounder and first leader of one of the most significant American religious communities for women -- the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. Spalding also founded several educational institutions, Louisville's first private hospital, and the first social service agencies for children in Kentucky. In 2003,... more...

  • A Genealogy of Dissentby David Stricklin

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 60.00

    Between the Civil War and the turn of the last century, Southern Baptists gained prominence in the religious life of the South. As their power increased, they became defenders of the racial, political, social, and economic status quo. By the beginning of this century, however, a feisty tradition of dissent began to appear in Southern Baptist life... more...