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- SensePublishers 2012; US$ 49.99
This book chronicles the live of a Peace Corps volunteer in Libya in the late 1960s, including the first American account of living through the revolution that brought Gaddafi to power. The author moves from campus protests at the University of Washington in the spring of 1968, to Peace Corps training in Utah and the Navajo Nation in New Mexico, to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
This book focuses on the gender roles within the Unification Church, and on particularly the gender roles as expressed through the vows of marriage. It examines the more widely shared patriarchal assumptions about women in a circumscribed socio-religious environment, with the Church?s gender role system being investigated largely on the level of its... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 19.95
In 1805, at the height of the period of early religious excitement in Kentucky, three members of the Shaker community in New Lebanon, New York, came to the Commonwealth of Kentucky to recruit converts. Soon there were little communities of Believers at Pleasant Hill in Mercer County and at South Union in Logan County. These settlements survived into... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 22.95
Joel Alvis focuses on the relationships and tensions in the Presbyterian Church, U.S., whose ecclesiastical boundaries never expanded significantly beyond its original territory in the Confederacy and border South. By the time of the civil rights movement, the church was actively involved in ecumenical activities despite its regional isolation, and... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 61.00
The Roman Catholics have a long and storied history in the United States. From colonial times to the present, this group has seen its share of ups and downs, and has recently come under heated and extensive scrutiny. There is, however, a richer and more interesting history to this important denomination, and Carey details it here. Beginning with an... more...
Le Vite di Santi del codice Magliabechiano XXXVIII. 110 della Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di FirenzeDe Gruyter 2009; US$ 293.00
The volume contains the critical edition of a vernacular collection of lives of the saints around 1300, most of which come from the Legenda aurea des Jacopo da Varazze and present its earliest vernacularisation. In addition, the volume provides a linguistic examination of the style and strategies used to translate hagiographic texts and their... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1985; US$ 4.50
Dominique-Marie Varlet, réformateur français, fut à lorigine de lÉglise vieille-catholique dUtrecht après avoir été vicaire général du diocèse de Québec de 1713 à 1718.Contribution à lhistoire religieuse et littéraire du Québec dans le premier quart du... more...
- Indiana University Press 2010; US$ 22.95
Among America's more interesting new religious movements, the Shakers and the Mormons came to be thought of as separate and distinct from mainstream Protestantism. Using archives and historical materials from the 19th century, Stephen C. Taysom shows how these groups actively maintained boundaries and... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 427.00 US$ 370.07
With a combination of essay-length and short entries written by a team of leading religious experts, the two-volume En cyclopedia of Eastern Orthodoxy offers the most comprehensive guide to the cultural and intellectual world of Eastern Orthodox Christianity available in English today. An outstanding reference work providing the first English... more...