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- The Doubleday Religious Publishing Group 2008; US$ 13.00
With an introduction by Pope Benedict XVI and including information previously suppressed, the Vatican?s Secretary of State, Cardinal Bertone, definitively reveals and explains one of the most controversial events in twentieth-century Catholicism?the 1917 apparition of the Virgin Mary at Fatima. During World War I, three Portuguese children received... more...
- DK Publishing 2004; US$ 18.95
You're no idiot, of course. You know who Jesus Christ was and why Christmas and Easter are celebrated, but do you know the story of the spread of the Christian religion in all its forms around the world? Have faith! 'The Pocket Idiot's Guide to Christianity' takes you through the history of one of the world's most popular religions. In this 'Pocket... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
?Scholarly, pastoral, prophetic, and eloquent. The invitation to follow Jesus instead of worshiping Christ could not come at a more important time, or be issued by a more credible source.? ? Desmond Tutu ?Robin Meyers emerges in Saving Jesus from the Church as a national voice for a new Christianity. He is a well read scholar and a superb communicator.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 85.00
This study explores representations of the Madonna and Child in early modern culture. It considers the mother and son as a conceptual, religio-political unit and examines the ways in which that unit was embodied and performed. Of primary interest is the way mothers derived agency from bearing incipient rulers. more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 25.99
This unique study of the cult of the Virgin Mary offers a way of thinking about the interrelations of Catholicism and ideas of ideal femininity over the longue duree. An ambitious history of the changing symbolism of the Mother of God, Alone of All Her Sex holds up to the light different emphases occurring at different times, and highlights that the... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 25.00
For women of the Italian Renaissance, the Virgin Mary was one of the most important role models. Who Is Mary? presents devotional works written by three women better known for their secular writings: Vittoria Colonna, famed for her Petrarchan lyric verse; Chiara Matraini, one of the most original poets of her generation; and the wide-ranging, intellectually... more...
- De Gruyter 2006; US$ 238.00
Ernst Troeltsch received an invitation to deliver lectures on his life?s work in London, Edinburgh, and Oxford in March 1923 as one of the first German scholars to visit Britain after the First World War; however he died shortly before he could make the trip. The texts of the five lectures, published posthumously, carry Troeltsch?s idea of a European... more...
- Manchester University Press 2008; US$ 95.00
This interdisciplinary study of competing representations of the Virgin Mary examines how anxieties about religious and gender identities intersected to create public controversies that, whilst ostensibly about theology and liturgy, were also attempts to define the role and nature of women. Drawing on a variety of sources, this book seeks to revise... more...