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. 82, No. 3, July

A History of Early Roman Liturgy to the Death of Pope Gregory the Great
A History of Early Roman Liturgy to the Death of Pope Gregory the Great. By G. G. Willis. [Henry Bradshaw Society, Subsidia I.] (Rochester, New York: The Boydell Press for the Henry Bradshaw Society. 1994. Pp. xv, 168. $45.00.) The Henry Bradshaw Society,...
Ambrose of Milan: Church and Court in a Christian Capital
Ambrose of Milan: Church and Court in a Christian Capital. By Neil B. McLynn. [The Transformation of the Classical Heritage, XXII.] (Berkeley: University of California Press. 1994. Pp. xxiv, 406, $45.00.) Norman Baynes observed that in writing a biography...
Apocalypticism in the Western Tradition
Apocalypticism in the Western Tradition. By Bernard McGinn. [Variorum Collected Studies Series, CS 430.] (Brookfield,Vermont:Variorum,Ashgate Publishing Co. 1994. Pp. x, 324. $89.95.) Bernard McGinn is a master in the field of early and medieval apocalypticism....
Aquinas and the Jews
Aquinas and the Jews. By John Y B. Hood. [Middle Ages Series.] (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. 1995. Pp. xiv, 145. Paperback.) In the narrow compass of 159 pages Hood has provided a surprisingly full study of all the essential documentation...
Archbishop Theodore: Commemorative Studies on His Life and Influence
Archbishop Theodore: Commemorative Studies on His Life and Influence. Edited by Michael Lapidge [Cambridge Studies in Anglo-Saxon England, 11.] (New York: Cambridge University Press. 1995. Pp. xiii, 349.) Theodore of Tarsus, archbishop of Canterbury...
Armagh and the Royal Centres in Early Medieval Ireland: Monuments, Cosmology, and the Past
Armagh and the Royal Centres in Early Medieval Ireland:Monuments, Cosmology, and the Past. By N. B. Aitchison. (Rochester, New York: Boydell & Brewer for Cruithne Press. 1994. Pp. x, 356. $71.00.) In Armagh and the Royal Centres, N. B. Aitchison...
Basil of Caesarea
Basil of Caesarea. By Philip Rousseau. [The Transformation of the Classical Heritage, XX.] (Berkeley: University of California Press. 1995. Pp. xix, 412. $55.00.) As in his previous works on fourth- and fifth-century ascetics, including a monograph on...
Bede and His World Volume I: The Jarrow Lectures, 1958-1978; Volume II: The Jarrow Lectures, 1979-1993
Bede and His World. With a preface by Michael Lapidge. Volume I: The Jarrow Lectures,1958-1978; Volume II: The Jarrow Lectures,1979-1993. (Brookfield, Vermont:Variorum, Ashgate Publishing Company. 1994. Pp. xvi, 999. $245.00.) A reviewer might wonder...
Books and Readers in the Early Church: A History of Early Christian Texts
Books and Readers tn the Early Church. A History of Early Christian Texts. By Harry Y Gamble. (New Haven:Yale University Press. 1995. Pp. xiii, 337. $32.50.) My great predecessor Edgar J. Goodspeed would have been delighted with this book. He was convinced...
Byzantium and the Arabs in the Sixth Century. Volume I, Part 1: Political and Military History / Volume I, Part 2: Ecclesiastical History
Byzantium and the Arabs in the Sixth Century Volume 1, Part 1: Political and Military History, and Volume I, Part 2: Ecclesiastical History. By Irfan Shahid. (Washington, D.C.: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection. 1995. Pp. xxx, 688; x, 689-1034...
Causes of Saints
On March 17,1996, in St. Peter's Basilica Pope John Paul II beatified two Italian bishops who founded missionary congregations now laboring in many parts of the world. One was Daniel Comboni, born at Limone sul Garda on March 31, 1831, who studied at...
Complexities of Context: Gerson, Bellarmine, Sarpi, Richer, and the Venetian Interdict of 1606-1607
FRANcis OAKLEY* You Papists, though your brawles be endlesse one with another, Canonists against Schoole-men; Franciscans against Dominicks; Nominals against Reals; Thomas against Lumbard; Scotus against Thomas; Occam against Scotus;Alliacensis against...
Crusaders and Heretics, 12th-14th Centuries
Crusaders and Heretics, 12th-14th Centuries. By Malcolm Barber. [Variorum Collected Studies Series, 498.] (Brookfield, Vermont: Variorum, Ashgate Publishing Company. 1995. Pp. x, 289. $77.50.) These essays were written over a period of more than twenty...
Defending the True Faith: Kirk, State, and Catholic Missioners in Scotland, 1653-1755
DANIEL SZECHI* In March, 1708, the Scottish Privy Council was meeting daily in emergency session in a frantic attempt to put the kingdom in a defensible state before the Franco-Jacobite invasion poised to strike from Dunkirk could arrive in Scotland....
Die Inzestgesetzgebung der Merowingisch-Frankischen Konzilien (511-626/27)
Die Inzestgesetzgebung der merowingisch-frankischen Konzilien (511626/27). By Paul Mikat. [Rechts- und Staatswissenschaftliche Veroffentlichungen der Gorres-Gesellschaft, Neue Folge, Band 74.] (Paderborn: Ferdinand Schoningh. 1994. Pp. 149. DM 36,-.)...
Eriugena: East and West: Papers of the Eighth International Colloquium of the Society for the Promotion of Eriugenian Studies, Chicago and Notre Dame, 18-20 October, 1991
Eriugena: East and West: Papers of the Eighth International Colloquium of the Society for the Promotion of Eriugenian Studies, Chicago and Notre Dame, 18-20 October, 1991. Edited by Bernard McGinn and Willemien Otten. [Notre Dame Conferences in Medieval...
Eye Priory Cartulary and Charters, Part Two
Eye Priory Cartulary and Charters, Part Two. Edited by Vivien Brown. [Suffolk Records Society: Suffolk Charters,Volume XIII.] (Rochester, New York: Boydell Press. 1994. Pp. xviii, 194. $35.00.) Volume II of Eye Priory Cartulary and Charters adds seventy-three...
For Matters of Greater Moment: The First Thirty Jesuit General Congregations: A Brief History and a Translation of the Decrees
For Matters of Greater Moment: The First Thirty Jesuit General Congregations:A Brief History and a Translation of the Decrees. Edited by John W Padberg, SJ., Martin D. O'Keefe, SJ., and John L. McCarthy, SJ. [Jesuit Primary Sources in English Translations,...
Fortress-Churches of Languedoc: Architecture, Religion, and Conflict in the High Middle Ages
Fortress-Churches of Languedoc:Architecture, Religion, and Conflict in the High Middle Ages. By Sheila Bonde. (New York: Cambridge University Press. 1994. Pp. xv, 270. $85.00.) Sheila Bonde's gracefully written study of the development of the fortresschurch...
From Madrid to Purgatory: The Art and Craft of Dying in Sixteenth-Century Spain
From Madrid to Purgatory: The Art and Craft of Dying in Sixteenth-Century Spain. By Carlos M. N. Eire. [Cambridge Studies in Early Modern History.] (New York: Cambridge University Press. 1995. Pp. xiv, 571. $49.95.) In all our lives there comes a time...
From Virile Woman to WomanChrist: Studies in Medieval Religion and Literature
From Virile Woman to WomanChrist: Studies in Medieval Religion and Literature. By Barbara Newman. [Middle Ages Series.] (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. 1995. Pp. vi, 355. $39.95 cloth; $18.95 paper.) Barbara Newman has written an erudite...
H. A. Reinhold: Liturgical Pioneer and Anti-Fascist
JAY P. CORRIN* His was one of the classical cases of the pioneer unnoticed, the inventor whose rightful rewards are reaped by others, the humble hero who goes through life unknown, unhonored and unsung and whose place is left to history. (Msgr. George...
History, Prophecy, and the Stars: The Christian Astrology of Pierre d'Ailly, 1350-1420
History, Prophecy, and the Stars: The Christian Astrology of Pierre d'Ailly, 1350-1420. By Laura Ackerman Smoller. (Princeton: Princeton University Press. 1994. Pp. xii, 233. $35.00.) With the contributions of such scholars as Ouy, Courtenay, Bernstein,...
Huguccio: The Life, Works, and Thought of a Twelfth-Century Jurist
Huguccio: The Life, Works, and Thought of a Twelfth-Century Jurist. By Wolfgang P Muller. [Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Canon Law,Volume 3.] (Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press. 1994. Pp. ix, 220. $59.95.) Wolfgang Muller's...
Humanism in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century Libraries of New Spain
W. MICHAEL MATHES* The final decades of the fifteenth century witnessed revolutionary changes in the political, cultural, and technological development of western Europe. On the Iberian peninsula the kingdoms of Castile and Aragon were politically unified...
Iberia and the Mediterranean World of the Middle Ages, Studies in Honor of Robert I. Burns, S.J., Volume I: Proceedings from Kalamazoo
Iberia and the Mediterranean World of the Middle Ages, Studies in Honor of Robert L. Burns, SJ, Volume I: Proceedings from Kalamazoo. Edited by Larry J. Simon. [The Medieval Mediterranean: Peoples, Economies and Cultures, 400-1453,Volume 4.] (Leiden:...
Ignatius of Loyola and a New Direction for the History of the Jesuits
Ignatius of Loyola: The Psychology of a Saint. By W W Meissner, S.J. (New Haven: Yale University Press. 1992. Pp. xxx, 480. $45.00 clothbound; $ 18.00 paperback.) In the period since the 1992 publication of W. W. Meissner's Ignatius of Loyola: The Psychology...
Il 75th Anniversario del Pontificio Istituto Orientale. Atti Delle Celebrazioni Giubilari, 15-17 Ottobre 1992
Il anniversario del Pontificio Istituto Orientale. Atti delle celebrazioni giubilari, IS-17 ottobre 1992. Edited by Robert E. Taft, SJ., and James Lee Dugan, SJ. [Orientalia Christiana Analecta, 244.] (Rome: Pontificio Istituto Orientale.1994. Pp. 320....
Intransigeance Ou Compromis: Sociologie et Histoire Du Catholicisme Actuel
Intransigeance ou compromis: Sociologie et histoire du catholicisme actuel. By Paul-Andre Turcotte. [Heritage et Projet, 51.] (Quebec, Canada: Editions Fides. 1994. Pp. 464. $39.95 paperback). The author combines sociological and historical methods to...
Jews, Visigoths and Muslims in Medieval Spain: Cooperation and Conflict
Jews, Visigoths and Muslims in Medieval Spain: Cooperation and Conflict. By Norman Roth. [Medieval Iberian Peninsula Texts and Studies, Volume X.] (Leiden: E. J. Brill. 1994. Pp. viii, 367.) Norman Roth has undertaken no small task in this work. He addresses...
Katholiken, Kirche Und Staat Als Problem der Historie: Ausgewahlte Aufsatze 1963-1992
Katholiken, Kirche und Staat als Problem der Historie: Ausgewahlte Aufsatze 1963-1992. By Heinz Hurten. Edited by Hubert Gruber. (Paderborn: Ferdinand Schoningh. 1994. Pp. viii, 342.) This selection of Professor Hurten's articles, compiled by friends...
Koriwns Biographie Des Mesrop Mastoc: Ubersetzung Und Kommentar
Koriwns Biographie des Mesrop Mastoc'. Ubersetzung und Kommentar. By Gabriele Winkler. [Orientalia Christiana Analecta, 245.] (Rome: Pontificio Istituto Orientale. 1994. Pp. 452.) The conversion of Armenia to Christianity was a long process. Of the first...
L'Abbaye Premontre Du Lac De Joux Des Origines Au XIV Siecle
L'Abbaye Premontre du Lac de Joux des origines au XIV^sup e^ siecle. By Claire Martinet. Avec une etude de Jean-Luc Rouiller,"Les Sepultures des Seigneurs de La Sarraz." [Cahiers Lausannois d'Histoire Medievale, 12.] (Lausanne: Section d'histoire, Faculte...
Lanfranco Di Pavia E l'Europa del Secolo XI (Nel IX Centenario Della Morte [1089-1989])
Lanfranco di Pavia e l Europa del secolo XI (nel IX centenario della morte [1089-1989]. Atti del Convegno internazionale di studi (Pavia, Almo Collegio Borromeo, 21-24 settembre 1989). Edited by Giulio D'Onofrio. [Italia Sacra: Studi e documenti di storia...
La Pologne Dans l'Eglise Medievale
La Pologne dans l'Eglise mediEvale. By Jerzy Kloczowski. [Collected Studies Series, CS 417.] (Brookfield, Vermont: Variorum, Ashgate Publishing Co. 1993. Pp. x, 321. $94.95.) The author of these collected studies is well known to readers of this journal...
La Visite Des Eglises Du Diocese De Lausanne En 1453
La visite des eglises du diocese de Lausanne en 1453. Edited by Ansgar Wildermann and Veronique Pasche. 2 vols. [Memoires et documents publics par la Societe d'histoire de la Suisse romande, 3rd series, tomes XIX and XX.] (Lausanne: Universite de Lausanne,...
Le Diocese d'Arras De 1093 Au Milieu Du XIV Siecle. Recherches Sur la Vie Religieuse Dans le Nord De la France Au Moyen Age
Le diocese d'Arras de 1093 au milieu du XIV si&cle. Recherches sur la vie religieuse dans le nord de la France au Moyen Age. By Bernard Delmaire. 2 vols. [Memoires de la Commission departementale d'Histoire et d'Archeologie du Pas-de-Calais, tome...
Likeness and Prescence: A History of the Image before the Era of Art
Likeness and Presence:A History of the Image before the Era of Art. By Hans Belting. Translated by Edmund Jephcott. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 1994. Pp. xxiv,651; 12 color plates. $65.00.) This book undertakes a monumental operation, the...
Liturgy and the Ecclesiastical History of Late Anglo-Saxon England: Four Studies
Liturgy and the Ecclesiastical History of Late Anglo-Saxon England: Four Studies. By David N. Dumville. [Studies in Anglo-Saxon (Rochester,NewYork: The Boydell Press. 1992. Pp. x, 193. $59.00.) David N. Dumville's important collection of previously unpublished...
Lorenzo Il Magnifico: Image and Anxiety, Politics and Finance
Lorenzo il Magnifico: Image and Anxiety, Politics and Finance. By Melissa Meriam Bullard. [Istituto Nazionale di studi sul Rinascimento: Studi e testi, XXXIV] (Florence: Leo S. Olschki. 1994. Pp. xv, 245. Lire 58,000.) This is a very important collection...
Manuscript
The eighty-page manuscript of Martin Luther's tract Wider Hans Worst, a screed against the papacy, written in the Reformer's own hand in 1541, has been returned to Germany by the Concordia Historial Institute in St. Louis. Joseph Lortz called this composition...
Martyrdom and Rome
Martyrdom and Rome. By Glen W Bowersock. [The Wiles Lectures Given at the Queen's University of Belfast.] (NewYork: Cambridge University Press. 1995. Pp. xii, 106, $29.95.) This elegant volume, appropriately dedicated to the memory of Louis Robert, is...
Matriculation Books at Medieval Universities
Les Matricules Universitaires. By Jacques Paquet. [Typologie des Sources du Moyen Age Occidental, Fasc. 65.] (Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols. 1992. Pp. 149. Paperback.) The medieval college or university Matricula is the Latin name (Matrikel in German, matricule...
Meister Eckhart and the Beguine Mystics: Hadewijch of Brabant, Mechthild of Magdeburg and Marguerite Porete / Marguerite Porete: The Mirror of Simple Souls
Meister Eckhart and the Beguine Mystics:Hadewijch of Brabant, Mechthild of Magdeburg, and Marguerite Porete. Edited by Bernard McGinn. (New York: Continuum. 1994. Pp. x, 166. $19.95.) Marguerite Porete: The Mirror of Simple Souls. Translated and introduced...
Military Orders and Crusades
Military Orders and Crusades. By Alan Forey [Variorum Collected Studies Series, CS432.] Brookfield,Vermont:Variorum, Ashgate Publishing Company. 1994. Pp. viii, 318. $91.95 approx.) Few scholars have contributed as much to our knowledge of the military...
Newspaper Archival Service
L'Osservatore Romano is offering the following new services: access to the newspaper's archives, now completely available on microfilm; computerized research by year from July, 1991; the transfer of data onto diskette; and public access for research...
Noble Bondsmen: Ministerial Marriages in the Archdiocese of Salzburg, 1100-1343
Noble Bondsmen: Ministerial Marriages in the Archdiocese of Salzburg, 1100-1343. By John B. Freed. (Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press. 1995. Pp. xvi, 304.) For more than twenty years John B. Freed has devoted most of his scholarly energy to...
Ordines Coronationis Franciae. Texts and Ordines for the Coronation of Frankish and French Kings and Queens in the Middle Ages, Volume I
Ordines Coronationis Franciae. Texts and Ordines for the Coronation of Frankish and French Kings and Queens in the Middle Ages, Volume I. Edited by Richard A. Jackson. [Middle Ages Series.] (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. 1995. Pp. xiv,...
Parishes, Tithes and Society in Earlier Medieval Poland, C. 1100-C. 1250
Parishes, Tithes and Society in Earlier Medieval Poland, c.1100-c. 1250. By Piotr Gorecki. [Transactions of the American Philosophical Society,Volume 83, Part 2.] (Philadelphia: The American Philosophical Society. 1993. Pp. x, 146. $15.00 paperbound.)...
Piety and Charity in Late Medieval Florence
Piety and Charity in Late Medieval Florence. By John Henderson. (New York: Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press. 1994. Pp. xviii, 533. $85.00.) John Henderson's book is a long-awaited contribution to the history of confraternities and charity in...
Pontiffs: Popes Who Shaped History
Pontiffs:Popes Who Shaped History. By John Jay Hughes. (Huntington, Indiana: Our Sunday Visitor Publishing Division. 1994. Pp. 320. $16.95 paperback.) This book is intended to let the reader know that, while popes may be "infallible," they are not above...
Popular Piety in Late Medieval England: The Diocese of Salisbury, 1250-1550
Popular Piety in Late Medieval England: The Diocese of Salisbury, 1250-1550. By Andrew D. Brown. [Oxford Historical Monographs.] (New York: Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press. 1995. Pp. x, 297. $58.00.) Despite the immense difficulties always inherent...
Prophecy in Carthage: Perpetua, Tertullian, and Cyprian
Prophecy in Carthage:Perpetua, Tertullian, and Cyprian. By Cecil M. Robeck, Tr. (Cleveland, Ohio: The Pilgrim Press. 1992. PD. xii, 329. $29.95.) The phenomenon of prophecy in the New Testament and early Christian literature has not always received its...
Publications
A round table on "The Sources of the Ecclesiastical History in Italy and in England during the Late Middle Ages" was held during the International Congress of Medieval Studies at Kalamazoo, Michigan, in May, 1993. The four papers read on that occasion...
Recueil Des Actes De Louis VI, Roi De France (1108-1137)
Recueil des actes de Louis VI, roi de France (1108-1137). Publie sous la direction de Robert-Henri Bautier par Jean Dufour. 4 vols. [Chartes et diplomes relatifs a l'histoire de France.] (Paris: Academie des Inscriptions et BellesLettres. Distributed...
Schottenkloster: Irische Benediktinerkonvente Im Hochmittelalterlichen Deutschland
Schottenkloster: Irische Benediktinerkonvente im hochmittelalterlichen Deutschland. By Helmut Flachenecker. [Quellen und Forschungen aus dem Gebiet der Geschichte, Neue Folge, Volume 18.] (Paderborn: Ferdinand Schoningh. 1995. Pp. 402. DM 48,- paperbound.)...
Soldiers of Christ: Saints and Saints' Lives from Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages
Soldiers of Christ: Saints and Saints' Lives from Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages. Edited by Thomas E X. Noble and Thomas Head. (University Park: The Pennsylvania State University Press. 1995. Pp. xliv, 383. $50.00 clothbound; $18.95 paperback.)...
Strategie Missionnaire Du Saint-Siege Sous Leon XIII (1878-1903). Centralisation Romaine et Defis Culturels
Strategie Missionnaire du Saint-Siege sous Leon XIII (1878-1903). Centralisation romaine et defis culturels. By Claude Prudhomme. [Collection de l'Ecole Francaise de Rome, 186.] (Rome: Ecole Francaise de Rome, Palais Fame se. 1994. Pp. iv, 621. Paperback.)...
The Art of Devotion in the Late Middle Ages in Europe, 1300 to 1500
The Art of Devotion in the Late Middle Ages in Europe, 1300 to 1500. By Henk van Os, with Hans Nieuwdorp, Bernhard Ridderbos, Eugene Honee. Translated from the Dutch by Michael Doyle. (Princeton: Princeton University Press. 1994. Pp. 192; 85 color illustrations;...
The German Episcopacy and the Implementation of the Decrees of the Fourth Lateran Council, 1216-1245: Watchmen on the Tower
The German Episcopacy and the Implementation of the Decrees of the Fourth Lateran Council, 1216-1245: Watchmen on the Tower By Paul B. Pixton. [Studies in the History of Christian Thought, Volume LXIV] (Leiden: E. J. Brill. 1995. Pp. xv, 543. $135.00.)...
The Humanist-Scholastic Debate in the Renaissance and Reformation
The Humanist-Scholastic Debate in the Renaissance and Reformation. By Erika Rummel. [Harvard Historical Studies, 120.] (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press. 1995. Pp. x, 249. $45.00.) The noisy controversies between humanists and scholastic...
The Immaculate Conception in Spanish Art
The Immaculate Conception in Spanish Art. By Suzanne L. Stratton. (New York: Cambridge University Press. 1994. Pp. xvi, 176; 8 color plates. $55.00.) In recent years a number of books have appeared which explore the relationship between art and theology....
The Irish Penitentials and Their Significance for the Sacrament of Penance Today
The Irish Penitentials and Their Significance for the Sacrament of Penance Today. By Hugh Connolly. (Blackrock, Co. Dublin: Four Courts Press. Distributed by International Specialized Book Services, Inc., 5804 N.E. Hassalo Street, Portland, OR 97213-3644....
The Letters of Hildegard of Bingen, Volume I
The Letters of Hildegard of Bingen. Volume 1. Translated by Joseph L. Baird and Radd K. Ehrman. (New York: Oxford University Press. 1994. Pp. xiii, 227. $39.95.) To adapt a saying of Dr. Johnson's, the question posed by this book is not whether it has...
The Medieval Cult of Saints: Formations and Transformations
The Medieval Cult of Saints: Formations and Transformations. By Barbara Abou-EI-Haj. (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1994. Pp. xviii, 456. $90.00.) The title overpromises. This book is less about the cult of the saints than about the thirty or...
Theodosius: The Empire at Bay
Theodosius: The Empire at Bay. By Stephen Williams and Gerard Friell. (New Haven:Yale University Press. 1995. Pp. 238. $28.50.) During the reign of Theodosius the Great (379-395), new relationships were forged between the Roman Empire and the two forces...
The Past and Future of Medieval Studies
Medieval The Past and Future of Medieval Studies. Edited by John Van Engen. [Notre Dame Conferences in Medieval Studies, Number IV ] (Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press. 1994. Pp. xi, 431. $52.95.) This book is the result of a 1992 conference...
The Perfection of Solitude. Hermits and Monks in the Crusader States
The Perfection of Solitude. Hermits and Monks in the Crusader States. By Andrew Jotischky. (University Park: The Pennsylvania State University Press. 1995. Pp. xviii, 198. $35.00.) Despite the problems caused by the large gaps in the documentation, the...
The Reforms of the Council of Constance (1414-1418)
The Reforms of the Council of Constance (1414-1418). By Phillip H. Stump. [Studies in the History of Christian Thought, Volume LIII.] (Leiden: E. J. Brill. 1994. Pp. xv, 463. $151.50.) Following an eruption of interest in the Council of Constance prompted...
The Rise and Decline of Catholic Religious Orders: A Social Movement Perspective
The Rise and Decline of Catholic Religious Orders: A Social Movement Perspective. By Patricia Wittberg, S.C. (Albany: The State University of New York Press. 1994. Pp. xii, 423. $19.95 paperback.) Wittberg's is a thought-provoking analysis, from a sociological...
The Synagogues and Churches of Ancient Palestine
The Synagogues and Churches of Ancient Palestine. By Leslie J. Hoppe. (Collegeville, Minnesota: The Liturgical Press, A Michael Glazier Book. 1994. Pp. v, 145; 39 illustrations. $11.95 paperback.) This is a first book in the archaeology of synagogues...
Vatican Radio: Propagation by the Airwaves
Vatican Radio: Propagation by the Airwaves. By Marilyn J. Matelski. [Media and Society Series.] (Westport, Connecticut: Praeger. 1995. Pp. xx, 199. $55.00.) Radio HVJ, "H" for Holy See, "V" for Vatican, and "J" for Jesus Christ, has for almost three-quarters...
Writing Women in Late Medieval and Early Modern Spain. the Mothers of Saint Teresa of Avila
Writing Women in Late Medieval and Early Modern Spain. The Mothers of Saint Teresa of Avila. By Ronald E. Surtz. [Middle Ages Series.] (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. 1995. Pp. xii, 223. $32.95.) The topic of women writers is not a novel...