The Catholic Historical Review

The Catholic Historical Review is a magazine on all areas of church history. Founded in 1915, it is a quarterly publication published by CUA Press.The editor is Nelson Minnich.

Articles from Vol. 94, No. 3, July

Alles Nur Theater? Zur Rezeption Von Rolf Hochhuths "Der Stellvertreter" in der Schweiz, 1963/1964
Alles nur Theater? Zur Rezeption von Rolf Hochhuths "Der Stellvertreter" in der Schweiz, 1963/1964. By Nadine Ritzer. [Religion-PolitikGesellschaft in der Schweiz, Band 41.] (Fribourg: Academic Press Fribourg. 2006. Pp. 252. euro28,00. ISBN 978-3-7278-1562-1.)The...
A New Song for an Old World: Musical Thought in the Early Church
A New Song for an Old World: Musical Thought in the Early Church. By Calvin R. Stapert. [The Calvin Institute of Christian Worship Liturgical Studies Series.] (Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company. 2007. Pp. xiv, 232. $18.00...
Another Face of Empire: Bartolomé De Las Casas, Indigenous Rights, and Ecclesiastical Imperialism
Latin American Another Face of Empire: Bartolomé de Las Casas, Indigenous Rights, and Ecclesiastical Imperialism. By Daniel Castro. [Latin America Otherwise: Languages, Empires, Nations.] (Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press. 2007. Pp. xii,...
Behind the Scenes at Galileo's Trial: Including the First English Translation of Melchior Inchofer's Tractatus Syllepticus
Behind the Scenes at Galileo's Trial: Including the First English Translation of Melchior Inchofer's Tractatus syllepticus. By Richard J. Blackwell. (Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press. 2006. Pp. xiii, 246. $35.00.)Galileo was condemned...
Brokers of Culture: Italian Jesuits in the American West, 1848-1919
Brokers of Culture: Italian Jesuits in the American West, 1848-1919. By Gerald McKevitt. (Stanford, California: Stanford University Press. 2007. Pp. xx, 428. $65.00. ISBN 978-0-8047-5357-9.)In 1848, when members of the Society of Jesus were expelled...
Byzantine Style, Religion, and Civilization: In Honour of Sir Steven Runciman
Medieval Byzantine Style, Religion, and Civilization: In Honour of Sir Steven Runciman. Edited by Elizabeth M. Jeffreys. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 2007. Pp. M, 436. $145.00.)Byzantine Style, Religion and Civilization: In Honour of Sir Steven...
CATHOLICS AND THE ITALIAN REVOLUTIONARY LEFT OF THE 1960s
Radical left-wing Catholics played an important role in Italy's extraparliamentary revolutionary movement of the 1960s, which took as its starting point the need to fill the void created by the growing moderation of the official Communist party. For...
Challenged by Coeducation: Women's Colleges since the 1960s
Challenged by Coeducation: Women's Colleges since the 1960s. Edited by Leslie Miller-Bernal and Susan L. Poulson. (Nashville:Vanderbilt University Press. 2007. Pp. xiv, 418. $79.95 clothbound, $29.95 paperback.)Leslie Miller-Bernal and Susan Poulson...
Christ Killers: The Jews and the Passion from the Bible to the Big Screen/Holy Hatred: Christianity, Antisemitism, and the Holocaust
Christ Killers: The Jews and the Passion from the Bible to the Big Screen. By Jeremy Cohen. (New York: Oxford University Press. 2007. Pp. x, 313. $29.95.)Holy Hatred: Christianity, Antisemitism, and the Holocaust. By Robert Michael. (New York: Palgrave...
Church Robbers and Reformers in Germany, 1525-1547: Confiscation and Religious Purpose in the Holy Roman Empire
Church Robbers and Reformers in Germany, 1525-1547: Confiscation and Religious Purpose in the Holy Roman Empire. By Christopher Ocker. [Studies in Medieval and Reformation Traditions, 114.] (Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers. 2007. Pp. xx, 338.)The confiscation...
Convent Life in Colonial Mexico: A Tale of Two Communities
Convent Life in Colonial Mexico: A Tale of Two Communities. By Stephanie L. Kirk. (Gainesville: University Press of Florida. 2007. Pp. x, 241. $59.95 clothbound. ISBN 978-0-8130-3030-2.)In this latest contribution to Latin American colonial studies from...
Death and Dying in New Mexico
American Death and Dying in New Mexico. By Martina Will de Chaparro. (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press. 2007. Pp. xxiv, 261. $29.95. ISBN 978-08263-4163-1.)Martina Will de Chaparro notes that she came to her study by "reading all I could about...
Don Bosco: History and Spirit, Vol. 1: John Bosco's Formative Years in Historical Context
Late Modern European Don Bosco: History and Spirit, Vol. 1: John Bosco's Formative Years in Historical Context. By Arthur J. Lenti, edited by Aldo Giraudo. (Rome: Editrice Libreria Ateneo Salesiano. 2007. Pp. xx, 498. euro30,00 paperback.)This is the...
Eclipse of Empire? Perceptions of the Western Empire and Its Rulers in Late-Medieval France
Eclipse of Empire? Perceptions of the Western Empire and Its Rulers in Late-Medieval France. By Chris Jones. [Cursor Mundi, 1.] (Turnhout: Brepols Publishers. 2007. Pp. xxiv, 416. euro80,00. ISBN 978-2-503-52478-8.)In an introduction and eight richly...
Electing Our Bishops. How the Catholic Church Should Choose Its Leaders
Electing Our Bishops. How the Catholic Church Should Choose Its Leaders. By Joseph F. O'Callaghan. [A Sheed and Ward Book.] (Lanham, Maryland: Rowrnan & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. 2007. Pp. xiii, 195.)The title and subtitle suggest that this book...
Embracing Activism in Apartheid South Africa: The Sisters of Mercy in Bophuthatswana, 1974-94
In South Africa in the latter half of the twentieth century, the Church shifted from a stance of seeming complicity with the government's racist policies to a more active role with the country's peoples. Religious congregations such as the Sisters of...
Five Models of Spiritual Direction in the Early Church
Five Models of Spiritual Direction in the Early Church. By George E. Demacopoulos. (Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press. 2007. Pp. x, 275. $30.00 paperback.)Several recent studies have analyzed the relationship among asceticism, authority,...
From Ecumenism to Community Relations: Inter-Church Relationships in Northern Ireland, 1980-2005
From Ecumenism to Community Relations: Inter-Church Relationships in Northern Ireland, 1980-2005. By Maria Power. (Dublin: Irish Academic Press. 2007. Pp. x, 262. euro32.50.)This is a first book by a young, bright, and energetic author based at the United...
Gautier De Coinci: Miracles, Music, and Manuscripts
Gautier de Coinci: Miracles, Music, and Manuscripts. Edited by Kathy M. Krause andAlison Stones. [MedievalTexts and Cultures of Northern Europe, Vol. 13.] (Turnhout: Brepols Publishers. 2006. Pp. xx, 487. euro80,00; $108.00.)The fifteen selections of...
Gesta Pontificum Anglorum: The History of the English Bishops, Vol. 1: Text and Translation
Gesta Pontificum Anglorum: The History of the English Bishops, Vol. 1: Text and Translation. By William of Malmesbury. Edited and translated by M. Winterbottom with the assistance of R. M. Thomson. [Oxford Medieval Texts.] (Oxford: Oxford University...
Heresy and the Persecuting Society in the Middle Ages: Essays on the Work of R. I. Moore
Heresy and the Persecuting Society in the Middle Ages: Essays on the Work of R. I. Moore. Edited by Michael Frassetto. [Studies in the History of Christian Traditions,Volume 129.] (Leiden: Brill. 2006. Pp. xii, 338. $139.00.)Robert Moore enjoys the distinction...
Her Life Historical: Exemplarity and Female Saints' Lives in Late Medieval England
Her Life Historical: Exemplarity and Female Saints' Lives in Late Medieval England. By Catherine Sanok. [The Middle Ages Series.] (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. 2007. Pp. xviii, 256.)In Her Life Historical, Catherine Sanok offers a...
Histoire Du Catéchuménat Dans L'église Ancienne
Histoire du catéchuménat dans l'église ancienne. By Paul L. Gavrilyuk. Translated from the Russian by Françoise Lhoest, Nina Mojaïsky and Anne-Marie Gueit. [Initiations aux Pères de l'Église.] (Paris: Les Éditions du Cerf. 2007. Pp. 406. euro39,00 paperback....
Histoire Du Christianisme: Pour Mieux Comprendre Notre Temps
General and Miscellaneous Histoire du Christianisme: Pour mieux comprendre notre temps. Edited by Alain Corbin, with Nicole LeMaitre, Françoise Thelamon, and Catherine Vincent. [L'Universe Historique.] (Paris: Éditions du Seuil. 2007. Pp. 475. euro21,00...
Histoire Littéraire Du Mouvement Monastique Dans L'antiquité, Première Partie: Le Monachisme Latin, Tome XI: La Gaule Franque et l'Espagne Wisigothique (VIe-VIIe Siècle)
Histoire littéraire du mouvement monastique dans l'antiquité, Première partie: Le monachisme latin, Tome XI: La Gaule franque et l'Espagne wisigothique (VIe-VIIe siècle). By Adalbert de Vogüé, O.S.B. [Patrimoines christianisme.] (Paris: Éditions du Cerf....
Ignatius of Antioch: A Martyr Bishop and the Origin of Episcopacy
Ignatius of Antioch: A Martyr Bishop and the Origin of Episcopacy. By Alien Brent. (New York: Continuum,T&T Clark. 2007. Pp. xii, 180. $110.00. ISBN 978-0-56703-200-3.)Allen Brent has a long-standing interest in the development of church order in...
Imagining the Sacred Past. Hagiography and Power in Early Normandy
Imagining the Sacred Past. Hagiography and Power in Early Normandy. By Samantha Kahn Herrick. [Harvard Historical Studies, 156.] (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press. 2007. Pp. xiv, 256. $49.95.)Based on a 2002 Harvard dissertation, this...
Incorrectly Political: Augustine and Thomas More
Incorrectly Political: Augustine and Thomas More. By Peter Iver Kaufman. (Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press. 2007. Pp. viii, 279. $35.00 paperback.)"Incorrectly Political is not a conventional study of influence and intellectual debts"...
Jesuit Writings of the Early Modern Period, 1540-1640
Jesuit Writings of the Early Modern Period, 1540-1640. Edited and translated by John Patrick Donnelly, SJ. (Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing Company. 2006. Pp. xx, 263. $37.95 clothbound; $12.95 paperback.)This well-balanced compendium of texts reflects...
Joining the Revolution in Theology: The College Theology Society, 1954-2004
Joining the Revolution in Theology: The College Theology Society, 1954-2004. By Sandra Yocum Mize. (Lanham, Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers. 2007. Pp.xii, 315. $39.95.)This was not an easy book to write. How does one capture the story indeed...
Journey to the East: The Jesuit Mission to China, 1579-1724
Asian Journey to the East: The Jesuit Mission to China, 1579-1724. By Liam Matthew Brockey. (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press. 2007. Pp. xiv, 496. $35.00.)The celebration of the Jesuit mission to China started early. Barely five years...
Judas: The Definitive Collection of Gospels and Legends about the Infamous Apostle of Jesus
Ancient Judas: The Definitive Collection of Gospels and Legends about the Infamous Apostle of Jesus. By Marvin Meyer. (New York: HarperOne. 2007. Pp. xii, 181. $22.95 paperback. ISBN 978-0-06134-830-3)A number of books about Judas and the Gospel of Judas...
La Chiesa Latina in Oriente, Volume II: Hierarchia Latina Orientis
La chiesa latina in oriente, Volume II: Hierarchia latina orientis. Edited by Giorgio Fedalto. Second edition. [Studi religiosi, 3.] (Verona: Casa Editrice Mazziana. 2006. Pp. 301. euro35,00.)In 1976 Giorgio Fedalto published a companion volume to the...
Lakotas, Black Robes, and Holy Women: German Reports from the Indian Missions in South Dakota, 1886-1900
Lakotas, Black Robes, and Holy Women: German Reports from the Indian Missions in South Dakota, 1886-1900. Edited by Karl Markus Kreis; translated by Corinna Dally-Starna. (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. 2007. Pp. xviii, 303. $55.00. ISBN 978-0-8032-2761-3.)Karl...
Le Berger et Son Troupeau. Prieurs et Curés d'Ayent En Conflit (Diocèse De Sion, 15^sup èMe^ Siècle)
Le berger et son troupeau. Prieurs et curés d'Ayent en conflit (diocèse de Sion, 15^sup ème^ siècle). By Lionel Dorthe. [Cahiers lausannois d'histoire médiévale, vol. 40.] (Lausanne: Université de Lausanne. 2007. Pp. 363 ; 20 maps and illustrations....
Le Risorse Dei Poveri. Carità E Tutela Della Salute Nel Principato Vescovile Di Trento in età Moderna
Le risorse dei poveri. Carità e tutela della salute nel principato vescovile di Trento in età moderna. By Marina Garbellotti. [Istituto trentino di cultura: Annali dell'Istituto storico italo-germanico in Trento, Monografie, 46.] (Bologna: Il Mulino....
Le Siècle D'or De la Mystique Française: Un Autre Regard. ÉTude De la Littérature Spirituelle De Jean Gerson (1363-1429) À Jacques Lefèvre D'étaples (1450?-1537)
Le siècle d'or de la mystique française: un autre regard. Étude de la littérature spirituelle de Jean Gerson (1363-1429) à Jacques Lefèvre d'Étaples (1450?-1537). By Yelena Mazour-Matusevich. [Collection Fides Nostra,Vol. 2.] (Paris:Archè-Edidit. 2004....
Lincoln's Christianity
Lincoln's Christianity. By Michael Burkhimer. (Yardley, PA: Westholme Publishing. 2007. Pp. xiv, 210. $24.95 paperback. ISBN 978-1-59416-053-0.)Abraham Lincoln memorably invoked the Bible in his public speeches and writings. Yet defining the precise...
Manuscripts and Monastic Culture: Reform and Renewal in Twelfth-Century Germany
Manuscripts and Monastic Culture: Reform and Renewal in Twelfth-Century Germany. Edited by Alison I. Beach. [Medieval Church Studies, 13.] (Turnhout: Brepols Publishers. 2007. Pp. xiv, 347. euro60,00.)This collection of essays, highlighting the intellectual...
Mary of Oignies: Mother of Salvation
Mary of Oignies: Mother of Salvation. Edited by Anneke B. Mulder-Bakker; translated by Margot H. King and Hugh Feiss, and with additional contributions by Brenda Bolton and Suzan Folkerts. [Medieval Women: Texts and Context, 7.] (Turnhout: Brepols Publishers....
Mary Queen of Scots: An Illustrated Life/Catholic Queen, Protestant Patriarchy: Mary Queen of Scots and the Politics of Gender and Religion
Mary Queen of Scots: An Illustrated Life. By Susan Doran. (London: The British Library. Distributed by the University of Chicago Press. 2007. Pp. 191. $29.95.)Catholic Queen, Protestant Patriarchy: Mary Queen of Scots and the Politics of Gender and Religion....
Muirchú Moccu Macthéni's "Vita Sancti Patricii" Life of Saint Patrick
Muirchú Moccu Macthéni's "Vita Sancti Patricii" Life of Saint Patrick. By David Hewlett. (Dublin: Four Courts Press. 2006. Pp. 199. $60.00.)This book is the first in a series entitled "Three Great Saints: Patrick, Samson, David," in which David Hewlett...
Notes and Comments
Association NewsThe president of the American Catholic Historical Association, Robert Bireley, S.J., has appointed Paul W. Knoll, professor emeritus of history in the University of Southern California, to be chairman of the Committee on Program for the...
Obituary: Michael Goodich
Michael Goodich (1944-2006) was an exceptionally productive and personable medieval historian. Although American-born and educated (BA, City College of New York; MA, University of Pennsylvania; PhD, Columbia University), Goodich spent almost his entire...
Oltre Cîteaux: Gioacchino Da Fiore E l'Ordine Florense
Oltre Cîteaux: Gioacchino da Fiore e l'Ordine florense. By Valeria De Fraja. [Centre Internazionale di Studi Gioachimiti S. Giovanni in Fiore: Opere di Gioacchino da Fiore,Testi e strumenti, 19.](Rome:Viella. 2006. Pp. 301, 2 color plates. euro30.00...
Palmer's Pilgrimage: The Life of William Palmer of Magdalen
Palmer's Pilgrimage: The Life of William Palmer of Magdalen. By Robin Wheeler. (Pieterlen, Switzerland: Peter Lang. 2007. Pp. 427. $74.95, .£44.00 paperback.)The history of the Oxford Movement includes two prominent persons named William Palmer: Sir...
Pueri, Iuvenes, and Viri: Age and Utility in the Gregorian Reform
This article explores the role played by ideas about age and appropriate behavior for different stages of life in shaping the eleventh-century ecclesiastical reformers' vision for an ordered Christian society-notable at a time when the role of the Church...
Religión Y Política En la España Contemporánea
Religión y política en la España contemporánea. Edited by Carolyn P. Boyd. [Estudios Políticos.] (Madrid: Centre de Estudios Políticos y Constitucionales. 2007. Pp. xii, 305. euro18,00 paperback.)This book is based on an international conference held...
Restoring Christ's Church: John a Lasco and the Forma AC Ratio
Restoring Christ's Church: John a Lasco and the Forma ac ratio. By Michael S. Springer. [St. Andrews Studies in Reformation History.] (Burlington, VermontAshgate. 2007. Pp. xii, 177. $99.95.)Johannes à Lasco, as international humanists and Protestant...
Saints and Their Cults in the Atlantic World
Saints and Their Cults in the Atlantic World. Edited by Margaret Cormack. (Columbia: University of South Carolina Press. 2007. Pp. xiii, 280. $49.95.)Saints and Their Cults in the Atlantic World is the fruition of a conference on the theme held at the...
Shaping a Monastic Identity: Liturgy and History at the Imperial Abbey of Farfa, 1000-1125
Shaping a Monastic Identity: Liturgy and History at the Imperial Abbey of Farfa, 1000-1125. By Susan Boynton. [Conjunctions of Religion and Power in the Medieval Past.] (Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press. 2006. Pp. xiv, 289; 8-page color insert....
Situating Mission Santa Clara De Asís: 1776-1851, Documentary and Material Evidence of Life on the Alta California Frontier: A Timeline
Situating Mission Santa Clara de Asís: 1776-1851, Documentary and Material Evidence of Life on the Alta California Frontier: A Timeline. By RusseE K. Skowronek, with Elizabeth Thompson. Translations by Veronica (Lococo) Johnson, with Elizabeth Thompson...
Spirituality, Gender, and the Self in Renaissance Italy: Angela Merici and the Company of St. Ursula (1474-1540)
Spirituality, Gender, and the Self in Renaissance Italy: Angela Merici and the Company of St. Ursula (1474-1540). By Querciolo Mazzonis. (Washington, DC: The Catholic University of America Press. 2007. Pp. xx, 247. $35.95 paperback. ISBN 978-0-813-21490-0)Noted...
Suffering for Jesus: Penitential Practices at Fort St. Joseph (Niles, Michigan) during the French Regime
Scholarship on New France often emphasizes the factors that motivated the establishment of the colony, including the desire to promulgate the spread of Catholicism to Native peoples. However, the place of religion in the lives of the French inhabitants...
Swiadectwo W Rozmowie Z Gian Franco Svidercoschim (Testimony in Conversations with Gian Franco Svidercoschi)
Swiadectwo w rozmowie z Gian Franco Svidercoschim (Testimony in Conversations with Gian Franco Svidercoschi). By Stanislaw Dziwisz. (Poznan: TBA. 2007. Pp. 232. 29.00 Polish zloty.)Among the many publications on the late Pope John Paul II, there are...
The Annals of Ireland by Friar John Clyn
The Annals of Ireland by Friar John Clyn. Edited and translated by Bernadette Williams (Dublin: Four Courts Press. 2007. Pp. 303. $75.00.)Historians of late medieval Ireland make frequent reference to the annals of the Kilkenny Franciscan, John Clyn,...
The Banquet: Dining in the Great Courts of Late Renaissance Europe
Early Modern European The Banquet: Dining in the Great Courts of Late Renaissance Europe. By Ken Albala. [The Food Series.] (Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press. 2007. Pp. xviii, 223. $40.00.)This engaging book utilizes the culinary literature...
The Congrégation De Notre-Dame, Superiors, and the Paradox of Power, 1693-1796
Canadian The Congrégation de Notre-Dame, Superiors, and the Paradox of Power, 1693-1796. By Colleen Gray. [McGill-Queen's Studies in the History of Religion, Series 2, No. 48.] (Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press. 2007. Pp. xxxvi, 250. $75.00....
The Culture Wars of the Late Renaissance: Skeptics, Libertines, and Opera
The Culture Wars of the Late Renaissance: Skeptics, Libertines, and Opera. By Edward Muir. [The Bernard Berenson Lectures on the Italian Renaissance.] (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press. 2007. Pp. xvi, 175. $24.95.)This is the publication...
The Irish College at Santiago De Compostela, 1605-1769
The Irish College at Santiago de Compostela, 1605-1769. By Patricia O'Connell. (Dublin: Four Courts Press. 2007. Pp. 158. $55.00.)Number 44 on Rua Nova in Santiago de Compostella is a typical Galician townhouse in a narrow street, but it has a remarkable...
The Jews of Medieval Western Christendom, 1000-1500
The Jews of Medieval Western Christendom, 1000-1500. By Robert Chazan. [Cambridge Medieval Textbooks.] (New York: Cambridge University Press. 2007. Pp. 360. $75.00 clothbound; $29.99 paperback.)Robert Chazan has written a characteristically thoughtful...
The Land, the Bible, and History: Toward the Land That I Will Show You
The Land, the Bible, and History: Toward the Land That I Will Show You. By Alain Marchadour, A.A., and David Neuhaus, SJ. [The Abrahamic Dialogues Series.] (New York: Fordham University Press. 2007. Pp. xvi, 239. $40.00.)This work of two priest residents...
The New Nuns: Racial Justice and Religious Reform in the 1960s
The New Nuns: Racial Justice and Religious Reform in the 1960s. By Amy L. Koehlinger. (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press. 2007. Pp. x, 304. $45.00. ISBN 978-0-67402-473-1.)In this innovative study, Amy Koehlinger combines the methodologies...
The Other Friars: The Carmelite, Augustinian, Sack, and Pied Friars in the Middle Ages
The Other Friars: The Carmelite, Augustinian, Sack, and Pied Friars in the Middle Ages. By Frances Andrews. [Monastic Orders.] (Rochester, New York: Boydell Press. 2006. Pp. x, 261. $47.95.)This book is a very welcome addition to contemporary historical...
The Pontificate of Clement VII: History, Politics, Culture
The Pontificate of Clement VII: History, Politics, Culture. Edited by Kenneth Gouwens and Sheryl E. Reiss. [Catholic Christendom, 1300-1700.] (Burlington, Vermont:Ashgate Publishing Company. 2005. Pp. xxvi, 437. $99.00.)This volume of essays on the pontificate...
The Stroessner Regime and Indigenous Resistance in Paraguay
The Stroessner Regime and Indigenous Resistance in Paraguay. By René D. Harder Horst. (Gainesville: University of Florida Press. 2007. Pp. xii, 225. $59.95. ISBN 978-0-8130-3056-2.)This monograph deals with the interactions among Paraguay's indigenous...
Ukrainian Church History
Ukrainian Church History. Edited by Halyna Hryn. [Harvard Ukrainian Studies, Volume XXVI, Numbers 1-4, 2002-2003] (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Ukrainian Research Institute of Harvard University. 2007. Pp. 376. $30.00 paperback. ISSN 0363-5570.)This volume...
Urkundenbuch Des Zisterzienserklosters Altzelle, Erster Teil: 1162-1249
Urkundenbuch des Zisterzienserklosters Altzelle, Erster Teil: 1162-1249. Edited by Tom Graber. [Codex Diplomaticus Saxoniae, Zweiter Hauptteil: Die Urkunden der Städte und geistlichen Institutionen in Sachsen, Band 19.] (Hannover: Hahnsche Buchhandlung....
Visitas Pastorales Y Relaciones Ad Limina. Fuentes Para la Geografía Eclesiástica
Visitas Pastorales y Relaciones Ad Limina. Fuentes para la Geografía Eclesiástica. By Ma Milagros Cárcel Ortí. [Memoria Ecclesiae, Subsidida VI.] (Oviedo: Asociacion de Archiveros de Iglesia en Espana. 2007. Pp. 371; 4 maps. euro15.00 paperback.)Exhaustive:...
We Only Know Men: The Rescue of Jews in France during the Holocaust
We Only Know Men: The Rescue of Jews in France during the Holocaust. By Patrick Henry. (Washington, D.C.:The Catholic University of America Press. 2007. Pp. xxiv, 192. $59.95. ISBN 978-0-8132-1493-1.)In 1979 an American professor of philosophy, Philip...
Wonderful Blood: Theology and Practice in Late Medieval Northern Germany and Beyond
Wonderful Blood: Theology and Practice in Late Medieval Northern Germany and Beyond. By Caroline Walker Bynum. [The Middle Ages Series.] (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. 2007. Pp. xx, 402. $49.95.)Caroline Bynum's latest book is a welcome...