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Crime and Forgiveness Christianizing Execution in Medieval Europe
ISBN: HB: 9780674659841, Harvard University Press, July 2019
560 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 15 colour photos, 11 black&white photos
The public execution of criminals has been a common practice ever since ancient times. In this wide-ranging investigation of the death penalty in Europe from the fourteenth to the eighteenth century, noted Italian historian Adriano Prosperi identifie...
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Twentieth-Century Crusade The Vatican's Battle to Remake Christian Europe
ISBN: HB: 9780674983427, Harvard University Press, June 2019
416 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 22 photos
After the United States entered World War I and the Russian Revolution exploded, the Vatican felt threatened by forces eager to reorganize the European international order and cast the Church out of the public sphere. In response, the papacy partnere...
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Converts to the Real Catholicism and the Making of Continental Philosophy
ISBN: HB: 9780674988378, Harvard University Press, May 2019
504 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Of all modern schools of thought, phenomenology has the strongest claim to the mantle of "continental" philosophy. In the first half of the twentieth century, phenomenology expanded from a few German towns into a movement spanning Europe. Edward Bari...
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Church in the Wild Evangelicals in Antebellum America
ISBN: HB: 9780674919372, Harvard University Press, May 2019
280 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 6 illus.
We have long credited Emerson and his fellow Transcendentalists with revolutionizing religious life in America and introducing a new appreciation of nature. Breaking with Protestant orthodoxy, these New Englanders claimed that God could be found not...
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Thirty-Year Genocide Turkey's Destruction of Its Christian Minorities, 1894-1924
ISBN: HB: 9780674916456, Harvard University Press, April 2019
636 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 33 photos, 7 maps, 2 tables
Between 1894 and 1924, three waves of violence swept across Anatolia, targeting the region's Christian minorities, who had previously accounted for 20 percent of the population. By 1924, the Armenians, Assyrians, and Greeks had been reduced to 2 perc...
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African Catholic Decolonization and the Transformation of the Church
ISBN: HB: 9780674987661, Harvard University Press, March 2019
384 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 15 photos, 2 maps, 2 tables
"African Catholic" examines how French imperialists and the Africans they ruled imagined the religious future of French sub-Saharan Africa in the years just before and after decolonization. The story encompasses the political transition to independen...
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Magdalene in the Reformation
ISBN: HB: 9780674979994, Harvard University Press, October 2018
312 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 9 photos
Prostitute, apostle, evangelist – the conversion of Mary Magdalene from sinner to saint is one of the Christian tradition's most compelling stories, and one of the most controversial. The identity of the woman – or, more likely, women – represented b...
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Commentaries, Volume 3: Books V-VII I Tatti Renaissance Library 83
ISBN: HB: 9780674058385, Harvard University Press, September 2018
444 pp., 21x14 cm
The Renaissance popes were among the most enlightened and generous patrons of arts and letters in the Europe of their day. The diaries of Pius II give us an intimate glimpse of the life and thought of one of the greatest of the Renaissance popes. Piu...
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People's Zion Southern Africa, the United States, and a Transatlantic Faith-Healing Movement
ISBN: HB: 9780674737785, Harvard University Press, June 2018
368 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 halftones, 2 maps
In "The People's Zion", Joel Cabrita tells the transatlantic story of Southern Africa's largest popular religious movement, Zionism. It began in Zion City, a utopian community established in 1900 just north of Chicago. The Zionist church, which promo...
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History and Presence
ISBN: PB: 9780674984592, Harvard University Press, June 2018
318 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 halftones
Beginning with metaphysical debates in the sixteenth century over the nature of Christ's presence in the host, the distinguished historian and scholar of religion Robert Orsi imagines an alternative to the future of religion that early moderns procla...
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