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  • Literature or Liturgy?by Clemens Leonhard; Hermut Löhr

    Mohr Siebeck 2014; US$ 79.41

    Information about Ancient Christianity is preserved in literary texts. These sources contain passages that became liturgical texts during their history of reception while the context or form of some of them could suggest their ritualized use in the churches of New Testament times. The essays in this volume elaborate on the question of how ancient pieces... more...

  • Anglican Confirmation: 1662-1820by Phillip Tovey

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Drawing on new developments of the study of visitation returns and episcopal life and on primary research in historical records, Anglican Confirmation goes behind the traditional Tractarian interpretations to uncover the understanding and confidence of the eighteenth-century church in the rite of confirmation. The book will be of interest to eighteenth-century... more...

  • American Crucifixionby Alex Beam

    PublicAffairs 2014; US$ 26.99

    On June 27, 1844, a mob stormed the jail in the dusty frontier town of Carthage, Illinois. Clamorous and angry, they were hunting down a man they saw as a grave threat to their otherwise quiet lives: the founding prophet of Mormonism, Joseph Smith. They wanted blood. At thirty-nine years old, Smith had already lived an outsized life. In addition... more...

  • Common Threadsby Sally Dwyer-McNulty

    The University of North Carolina Press 2014; US$ 39.99

    Common Threads: A Cultural History of Clothing in American Catholicism more...

  • A Critical Edition of John Beadle's A Journall or Diary of a Thankfull Christianby Germaine Fry Murray

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 182.00

    First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Patrick Ambrose Treacyby Regis Hickey

    University of Queensland Press 2014; US$ 16.99

    In the year that marks the centenary of Patrick Ambrose Treacy's death comes a book that captures the character of the man who did so much for private sector education for the Catholic Church throughout Australia. An 'enterprising immigrant' is how author Regis Hicket describes the Christian Brother. Born in Ireland in 1834, Patrick Ambrose Treacy... more...

  • The Vision of Catholic Social Thoughtby Meghan J. Clark

    Fortress Press 2014; US$ 38.99

    The Vision of Catholic Social Thought traces the emergence of solidarity and human rights as critical theological and philosophical pillars of the anthropology and ethics foundational to Catholic social teaching. Meghan J. Clark argues that the integration of human rights and the virtue of solidarity at the root of Catholic social tradition are unique... more...

  • Papst Johannes XXIIby Martin Rohde; Hans-Joachim Schmidt

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 168.00

    Pope John XXII, elected in 1316, reigned for 18 years and was the most significant if also the most controversial of the Popes who resided in Avignon. The essays in this volume, drawn from the disciplines of history, art, philosophy, theology, and the law, examine the conceptual and institutional conditions and the impact of his papacy and seek to... more...

  • Schriften zur Religionswissenschaft und Ethikby Trutz Rendtorff; Katja Thörner

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 489.00

    This volume of the critical complete edition of Ernst Troelsch?s works provides an edition of texts that the philosopher of culture and Protestant theologian published in the years 1903?1912. The texts included represent the enormous spectrum of Troeltsch?s theological and cultural philosophical ?uvre at the beginning of the 20th century. In an intensive... more...

  • Liturgy and Society in Early Medieval Romeby John F. Romano

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    The liturgy, the public worship of the Catholic Church, was crucial in forging the society of early medieval Rome, in that it oriented Roman society to God and fostered the dominance of the clergy. This study places the liturgy centre stage, filling a gap in research on early medieval Rome and demonstrating the utility of investigating how it functioned... more...