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. 97, No. 1, January

A History of Biblical Interpretation. Vol. 2: The Medieval through the Reformation Periods
A History of Biblical Interpretation. Vol. 2: The Medieval through the Reformation Periods. Edited by Alan J. Hauser and Duane F. Watson. (Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans. 2009. Pp. xii, 570. $50.00. ISBN 978-0-802-84274-9.)Biblical scholarship...
A History of the Abbey of Bury St Edmunds, 1182-1256: Samson of Tottingham to Edmund of Walpole
A History of the Abbey of Bury St Edmunds, 1182-1256: Samson of Tottingham to Edmund of Walpole. By Antonia Gransden. (Rochester, NY: Boydell & Brewer. 2007. Pp. xxx, 354. $105.00. ISBN 978-1-843-83324-6.)Intended as the first part of a two-volume...
All Can Be Saved: Religious Tolerance and Salvation in the Iberian Atlantic World
All Can be Saved: Religious Tolerance and Salvation in the Iberian Atlantic World. By Stuart B. Schwartz. (New Haven: Yale University Press. 2008. Pp. xiii, 336. $50.00. ISBN 978-0-300-12580-1.)Today it sometimes seems that tolerance and religion are...
Almighty God Created the Races: Christianity, Interracial Marriage, & American Law
American Almighty God Created the Races: Christianity, Interracial Marriage, & American Law. By Fay Botham. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press. 2008. Pp. xvi, 271. $35.00. ISBN 978-0-807-83318-6.)In Almighty God Created the Race: Christianity,...
American Christians and Islam: Evangelical Culture and Muslims from the Colonial Period to the Age of Terrorism
American Christians and Islam: Evangelical Culture and Muslims from the Colonial Period to the Age of Terrorism. By Thomas S. Kidd. (Princeton: Princeton University Press. 2009. Pp xx, 201. $29.95. ISBN 978-0-691-13349-2.)In the last two decades, several...
Antonio Possevino. I Gesuiti E la Loro Eredità Culturale in Transilvania. Atti Della Giornata Di Studio, Cluj-Napoca, 4 Dicembre 2007
Antonio Possevino. I gesuiti e la loro eredità culturale in Transilvania. Atti della Giornata di studio, Cluj-Napoca, 4 dicembre 2007. Edited by Alberto Castaldini. [Bibliotheca Instituti Historici Societatis Iesu, Voi. 67.] (Rome: Institutum Historicum...
Augustine's Manichaean Dilemma. I: Conversion and Apostasy, 373-388 C.E
Augustine's Manichaean Dilemma. I: Conversion and Apostasy, 373-388 C.E. By Jason David BeDuhn. (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. 2010. Pp. viii, 402. $69.95. ISBN 978-0-812-24210-2.)St. Augustine's conversion to Manichaeism in 373 and...
Authority, Dogma, and History: The Role of Oxford Movement Converts in the Papal Infallibility Debates of the Nineteenth Century, 1835-1875
Authority, Dogma, and History: The Role of Oxford Movement Converts in the Papal Infallibility Debates of the Nineteenth Century, 1835-1875. Edited by Kenneth L. Parker and Michael J. G Pahls. (Palo Alto, CA: Académica Press. 2008. Pp. 364. $79-95. ISBN...
Before Dallas: The U.S. Bishops' Response to Clergy Sexual Abuse of Children
Before Dallas: The U.S. Bishops' Response to Clergy Sexual Abuse of Children. By Nicholas R Cafardi. (Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press. 2008. Pp. xii, 255. $27.95. ISBN 978-0-8091-0580-9.)Nicholas Cafardi, former dean of the Duquesne University Law School,...
Being a Pilgrim: Art and Ritual on the Medieval Routes to Santiago
Being a Pilgrim: Art and Ritual on the Medieval Routes to Santiago. By Kathleen Ashley and Marilyn Deegan. (Burlington, VT: Lund Humphries, an imprint of Ashgate Publishing. 2009. Pp. 264. $60.00. ISBN 978-0-85331989-4.)Over the last few years there...
Catholicism and the Roots of Nazism: Religious Identity and National Socialism
Catholicism and the Roots of Nazism: Religious Identity and National Socialism. By Derek Hastings. (New York: Oxford University Press. 2010. Pp. xviii, 290. $29.95. ISBN 978-0-195-39024-7.)Derek Hastings carefully analyzes how the totalistic, secularizing...
Catholicism in Modern Italy: Religion, Society and Politics since 1861
Catholicism in Modern Italy: Religion, Society and Politics since 1861. By John Pollard. [Christianity and Society in the Modern World.] (New York: Routledge. 2008. Pp. viii, 247. $140.00. ISBN 978-0-415-23835-9.)In his multidimensional study of Catholicism...
Catholiques et Protestants Sur la Rive Gauche Du Rhin: Droits, Confessions et Coexistence Religieuse De 1648 À 1789
Catholiques et protestants sur la rive gauche du Rhin: Droits, confessions et coexistence religieuse de 1648 à 1789. By Laurent Jalabert. (Brussels: Peter Lang. 2009. Pp. 546. $72.95. ISBN 978-9-052-01479-1.)This nuanced and sophisticated study examines...
China's Christian Colleges: Cross-Cultural Connections 1900-1950
China's Christian Colleges: Cross-Cultural Connections 1900-1950. Edited by Daniel H. Bays and Ellen Widmer. (Palo Alto: Stanford University Press. 2009. Pp. xiv, 405. $24.95 paperback. ISBN 978-0-804-75949-6.)In 1976, John King Fairbank predicted that,...
Christianity in Action: The International History of the Salvation Army
Christianity in Action: The International History of the Salvation Army. By Henry Gariepy. (Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans. 2009. Pp. xvi, 286. $25.00. ISBN 978-0-802-84841-3.)Few organizations in the world enjoy more widespread recognition than...
Christianity in Ancient Rome: The First Three Centuries
Christianity in Ancient Rome: The First Three Centuries. By Bernard Green. (NewYork:T and T. Clark International. 2010. Pp. x, 258. $29.95 paperback. ISBN 978-0-567-03250-8.)This is a serious and well written account of Christianity in Rome down to and...
Church Censorship of Science in the Sixteenth Century
CHURCH CENSORSHIP OF SCIENCE IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY Catholic Church and Modern Science. Documents from the Archives of the Roman Congregations of the Holy Office and the Index. Edited by Ugo Baldini and Leen Spruit. Vol. 1 in 4 tomes: Sixteenth-Century...
Church, Society and Religious Change in France, 1580-1730
Church, Society and Religious Change in France, 1580-1730. By Joseph Bergin. (New Haven:Yale University Press. 2009. Pp. xviii, 506. $55.00. ISBN 978-0-300-15098-8.)Scholarship on the Church and society in France is a crowded field. As Joseph Bergin...
Cornelia Connelly's Innovations in Female Education, 1846-1864: Revolutionizing the School Curriculum for Girls
Cornelia Connelly's Innovations in Female Education, 1846-1864: Revolutionizing the School Curriculum for Girls. By Roseanne McDougall. (Lewiston, NY: The Edwin Mellen Press. 2008. Pp.xviii, 262. $109.95. ISBN 978-0-773-45187-2.)Much has been written...
Crossing Borders with the Santo Niño De Atocha
Latin American Crossing Borders with the Santo Niño de Atocha. By Juan Javier Pescador. (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press. 2009- Pp. xxiv, 256. $34.95. ISBN 978-0-826-34709-1.)Juan Javier Pescador's thoughtful history of the Santo Niño de...
Das Papsttum Und das Vielgestaltige Italien: Hundert Jahre
General and MiscellaneousDas Papsttum und das vielgestaltige Italien: Hundert Jahre Italia Pontificia. Edited by Klaus Herbers and Jochen Johrendt. [Abhandlungen der Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen, Neue Folge, Band 5. Stuthen zu Papstgeschichte...
Defenders and Critics of Franciscan Life: Essays in Honor of John V. Fleming
Defenders and Critics of Franciscan Life: Essays in Honor of John V. Fleming. Edited by Michael F. Cusato and Guy Geltner. [The Medieval Franciscans, Vol. 6.] (Leiden: Brill. 2009. Pp. xv, 255. $147.00. ISBN 978-9004-17630-0.)This volume consists of...
Eleanor of Aquitaine: Queen of France, Queen of England
Eleanor of Aquitaine: Queen of France, Queen of England. By Ralph V Turner. (New Haven:Yale University Press. 2009. Pp. xviii, 395. $35.00 ISBN 978-0-300-1 191 1-4.)One of the most famous women of the Middle Ages, Eleanor of Aquitaine has no shortage...
Elisabeth Von Thüringen Und Die Neue Frömmigkeit in Europa
Elisabeth von Thüringen und die neue Frömmigkeit in Europa. Edited by Christa Bertelsmeier-Kierst. [Kulturgeschichtliche Beiträge zum Mittelalter und der frühen Neuzeit, Band 1 .] (Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2008. Pp. ix, 349. $81.95. ISBN 978-3-631-56992-4.)The...
Expositions of the Psalms: Enarratio Psalmi 38, De Sarcienda Ecclesiae Concordia; Enarratio Psalmi 14, Qui Est De Puritate Tabernaculi Sive Ecclesiae Christianae
Expositions of the Psalms: Enarratio Psalmi 38, De sarcienda ecclesiae concordia; Enarratio Psalmi 14, Qui est de puritate tabernaculi sive ecclesiae christianae. By Desiderius Erasmus. Edited by Dominic Baker-Smith; translated and annotated by Carolinne...
German Histories in the Age of Reformations, 1400-1650
German Histories in the Age of Reformations, 1400-1650. By Thomas A. Brady Jr. (New York: Cambridge University Press. 2009. Pp. xviii, 477. $95.00 cloth; $27.99 paperback. ISBN 978-0-521-88909-4 cloth; 978-0-52 171778-6 paperback.)This stunning recapitulation...
Giuseppe Dossetti: La Fede E la Storia. Studi Nel Decennale Della Morte
Giuseppe Dossetti: La fede e la storia. Studi nel decennale della morte. Edited by Alberto Melloni. [Istituto per le scienze religiose-Bologna. Testi e richerche di scienze religiose, Nuova serie, 39] (Bologna: Società editrice il Mulino. 2007. Pp. 415....
"Heil Hitler"-Pastoral Bedingt: Vom Politischen Katholizismus Zum Pastoralkatholizismus
"Heil Hitler"-Pastoral bedingt: Vom Politischen Katholizismus zum Pastoralkatholizismus. By Maximilian Liebmann. (Vienna: Böhlau Verlag. 2009. Pp. 179. euro29,90. ISBN 978-3-205-78412-8.)In "Heil Hitler" Maximilian Liebmann presents what he understands...
Hugh of Saint-Victor
Hugh of Saint-Victor. By Paul Rorem. [Great Medieval Thinkers.] (New York: Oxford University Press. 2009. Pp. xiv, 235. $27.95 paperback. ISBN 978-0195-38436-9.)In the foreword to the latest volume in the series Great Medieval Thinkers Brian Davies,...
I Documenti Vaticani del Processo Di Galileo Galilei (1611-1741)
I documenti vaticani del processo di Galileo Galilei (1611-1741).New edition enlarged, revised, and annotated by Sergio Pagano. [Collectanea Archivi Vaticani, 69] (Vatican City: Archivio Segreto Vaticano. 2009- Pp. cclviii, 332. euro60,00. ISBN 978-8-885-04262-9.)Twenty-five...
John Calvin and Roman Catholicism: Critique and Engagement, Then and Now
John Calvin and Roman Catholicism: Critique and Engagement, Then and Now. Edited by Randall C. Zachman. (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic. 2008. Pp. 224. $26.99 paperback. ISBN 978-0-801-03597-5.)The relationship between Catholicism and the Protestant...
Katerina's Windows: Donation and Devotion, Art and Music, as Heard and Seen through the Writings of a Birgittine Nun
Katerina's Windows: Donation and Devotion, Art and Music, as Heard and Seen through the Writings of a Birgittine Nun. By Corine Schleif and Volker Schier. (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press. 2009Pp. xliv, 579. $1 10.00. ISBN 978-0-271-03369-3.)Research...
Kirche Und Revolution. das Christentum in Ostmitteleuropa Vor Und Nach 1989
Kirche und Revolution. Das Christentum in Ostmitteleuropa vor und nach 1989. Edited by Hans-Joachim Veen, Peter März, and Franz-Josef Schlichting. [Europäische Diktaturen und ihre Überwindung. Schriften der Stiftung Ettersberg, Vol. 14.] (Cologne: Böhlau...
Le Moine, le Prétre et le Général. Les Frères Lalande Ou le Dépassement De Soi
Le moine, le prétre et le général. Les frères Lalande ou le dépassement de soi. By Jean-Pierre Guérend. [L'histoire à vif] (Paris: Éditions du Cerf. 2008. Pp. 170. euro17,00 paperback. ISBN 978-2-204-08604-2.)At the beginning of June 1940, a seriously...
Les Agendas Conciliaires De Mgr J. Willebrands, Secrétaire Du Secrétariat Pour l'Unité Des Chrétiens
Les agendas conciliaires de Mgr J. Willebrands, secrétaire du Secrétariat pour l'Unité des chrétiens. Translated into French by Leo Declerck. [Instrumenta Theologica, XXXL] (Leuven: Maurits Sabbebibliotheek, Faculteit Godgeleerdheid, and Peeters. 2009-...
Liturgy in the Age of Reason: Worship and Sacraments in England and Scotland, 1662-C. 1800
Liturgy in the Age of Reason: Worship and Sacraments in England and Scotland, 1662-c. 1800. By Bryan D. Spinks. (Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing. 2008. Pp. x, 284. $99-95. ISBN 978-0-754-66089-7.)This is the third volume of a series of studies concerning...
Living with Religious Diversity in Early Modern Europe
Living with Religious Diversity in Early Modern Europe. Edited by C. Scott Dixon, Dagmar Freist, and Mark Greengrass. [St Andrews Studies in Reformation History.] (Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing. 2009. Pp. xiv; 301. $114.95. ISBN 978-0-754-66668-4.)This...
Marriage, Celibacy, and Heresy in Ancient Christianity: The Jovinianist Controversy
Marriage, Celibacy, and Heresy in Ancient Christianity: The Jovinianist Controversy. By David G. Hunter. [Oxford Early Christian Studies.] (New York: Oxford University Press. 2009- Pp. xix, 316. $50.00 paperback. ISBN 978-0-199-56553-5.)We have here...
Martyrdom and the Muslim World through Franciscan Eyes
Beginning in 1220, groups of Franciscan friars traveled to Muslim lands, where they testified to the truth of Christian preaching and denounced the lies of Muhammad and Islam. In doing so, the friars intentionally broke Islamic law and were executed....
Martyrs and Murderers: The Guise Family and the Making of Europe
Martyrs and Murderers: The Guise Family and the Making of Europe. By Stuart Carroll. (New York: Oxford University Press. 2009- Pp. xvi, 345. $34.95. ISBN 978-0-199-22907-9.)Few families have been as vilified as the Guises, but in this book Carroll sees...
No Armor for the Back: Baptist Prison Writings, 1600s-1700s
No Armor for the Back: Baptist Prison Writings, 1600s-1700s. By Keith E. Durso. (Macon, GA: Mercer University Press. 2007. Pp. xii, 292. $23-00 paperback. ISBN 978-0-881-46096-4.)Baptists began as a people of dissent, grounded in the concept of a Believers'...
Notes and Comments
Announcement of ACHA Awards for Scholarship, Service, and Teaching and ACHA Graduate FellowshipsIn 2010, the Executive Council of the American Catholic Historical Association (ACHA) approved the creation of honorary awards to recognize the service of...
On the Irish Waterfront: The Crusader, the Movie, and the Soul of the Port of New York
On the Irish Waterfront: The Crusader, the Movie, and the Soul of the Port of New York. By James T Fisher. [Cushwa Center Studies of Catholicism in Twentieth-Century America.] (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press. 2009Pp. xiv, 370. $29.95. ISBN 978-0-801-44804-1.)The...
Paolo VI "Uomo Spirituale": Discorsi E Scritti (1983-2008)
Paolo VI "uomo spirituale": Discorsi e scritti (1983-2008). By Carlo Maria Martini. Edited by Marco Vergottini. [Quaderni dell'Istituto, no. 27.] (Brescia: Istituto Paolo VI- Studium. 2008. Pp. xii, 191. euro25,00. ISBN 978-8-838-24077-5.)Sometimes a...
Pope Celestine III (1191-1198): Diplomat and Pastor
Pope Celestine III (1191-1198): Diplomat and Pastor. Edited by John Doran and Damián J. Smith. [Church, Faith and Culture in the Medieval West.] (Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing. 2008. Pp. ii, xvi, 370. $99.95; £60.00. ISBN 978-0-754-65671-5.)This...
Rome's Most Faithful Daughter: The Catholic Church and Independent Poland, 1914-1939
Rome's Most Faithful Daughter: The Catholic Church and Independent Poland, 1914-1939. By Neal Pease. (Athens: Ohio University Press. 2009. Pp. xxiv, 288. $49.95 cloth; $26.95 paperback. ISBN 978-0-821-41855-0 cloth; 978-0-821-41856-7 paperback.)Despite...
Sacred Violence: The European Crusades to the Middle East, 1095-1396
Sacred Violence: The European Crusades to the Middle East, 1095-1396. By Jill N. Claster. (Toronto: University of Toronto Press. 2009. Pp- xix, 356. $29.95 paperback. ISBN 978-1-442-60060-7.)On the eve of September 1 1 , 2001 , there were in print only...
Spanish Humanism on the Verge of the Picaresque: Juan Maldonado's
Spanish Humanism on the Verge of the Picaresque: Juan Maldonado's Ludus Chartarum, Pastor Bonus, and Bacchanalia. Edited with introduction, translation, and notes by Warren Smith and Clark Colahan. [Supplementa Humanística Lovaniensis, XXTV.] (Leuven:...
Templars and Hospitallers as Professed Religious in the Holy Land
Templars and Hospitallers as Professed Religious in the Holy Land. By Jonathan Riley-Smith. [The Conway Lectures in Medieval Studies.] (Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press. 2010. Pp. xii, 131. $25.00 paperback. ISBN 978-0-268-04058-1.)Jonathan...
The Arts of Intimacy: Christians, Jews, and Muslims in the Making of Castilian Culture
The Arts of Intimacy: Christians, Jews, and Muslims in the Making of Castilian Culture. By Jerrilynn D. Dodds, Maria Rosa Menocal, and Abigail Krasner Balbale. (New Haven: Yale University Press. 2008. Pp. xiii, 395. $40.00 clothbound; $24.00 paperback....
The Cambridge Companion to John Henry Newman
The Cambridge Companion to John Henry Newman. Edited by Ian Ker and Terrence Merrigan. (New York: Cambridge University Press. 2009. Pp. xvii, 280. $29.99 paperback. ISBN 978-0-521-69272-4.)This collection of thirteen essays aims to introduce readers...
The Catholic Imaginary and the Cults of Elizabeth I, 1558-1582
The Catholic Imaginary and the Cults of Elizabeth I, 1558-1582. By Stephen Hamrick. (Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing. 2009. Pp. viii, 232. $99-95. ISBN 978-0-754-66588-5.)Stephen Hamrick explains that his objectives in this study are to demonstrate...
The Churches of the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem: A Corpus. Vol. IV: The Cities of Acre and Tyre with Addenda and Corrigenda to Volumes I-III
The Churches of the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem: A Corpus. Vol. IV: The Cities of Acre and Tyre with Addenda and Corrigenda to Volumes I-III. By Denys Pringle. Illustrated by Peter E. Leach. (New York: Cambridge University Press. 2009. Pp. xviii, 321....
The Church & the Land: The National Catholic Rural Life Conference and American Society, 1923-2007
The Church & the Land: The National Catholic Rural Life Conference and American Society, 1923-2007. By David S. Bovée. (Washington, DC: The Catholic University of America Press. 2010. Pp. xvi, 399. $79.95. ISBN 978-0-813-21720-8.)The rural history...
The Clerical Dilemma: Peter of Blois and Literate Culture in the Twelfth Century
The Clerical Dilemma: Peter of Blois and Literate Culture in the Twelfth Century. By John D. Cotts. (Washington, DC: The Catholic University of America Press. 2009. Pp. xiv, 322. $74.95. ISBN 978-0-813-21676-8.)In this book, John Cotts offers a reassessment...
The Divorce of Lothar II: Christian Marriage and Political Power in the Carolingian World
MedievalThe Divorce of Lothar II: Christian Marriage and Political Power in the Carolingian World. By Karl Heidecker. Translated from the Dutch byTanis M. Guest. (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press. 2010. Pp. xii, 227. $45.00. ISBN 978-0-801-43929-2.)Christian...
The English Catholic Community, 1688-1745: Politics, Culture and Ideology
The English Catholic Community, 1688-1745: Politics, Culture and Ideology. By Gabriel Glickman. [Studies in Early Modern Cultural, Political and Social History, Vol. 7.] (Rochester, NYThe Boydell Press. 2009. Pp- x, 306. $1 15.00. ISBN 978-1-843-83464-9.)The...
The Hammer of Witches: A Complete Translation of the Malleus Maleficarum
The Hammer of Witches: A Complete Translation of the Malleus Maleficarum. By Christopher S. Mackay. (New York: Cambridge University Press. 2009. Pp. x, 657. $29.95 paperback. ISBN 978-0-521-74787-5.)Between i486 and 1669 the famous witch-hunting manual,...
The Historical Methodology of John Tracy Ellis
John Tracy Ellis, the dean of American Catholic historians of the mid- to late-twentieth century, never published a treatise on historical methodology, but did write about the subject when faced with the most difficult challenge of his academic career....
The Impact of the European Reformation: Princes, Clergy and People
Early Modern EuropeanThe Impact of the European Reformation: Princes, Clergy and People. Edited by Bridget Heal and Ole Peter Grell. [St Andrews Studies in Reformation History.] (Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing. 2008. Pp. xii, 305. $124.95. ISBN 978-0-754-66212-9.)Insofar...
The Irish Franciscans, 1534-1990
The Irish Franciscans, 1534-1990. Edited by Edel Bhreathnach; Joseph MacMahon, O.F.M.; and John McCafferty. (Dublin: Four Courts Press. Distrib. in the United States by ISBS, Portland, OR. 2009. Pp. xviii, 413. euro27,00; $39.95 paperback ISBN 978-1-846-82210-0.)This...
The Life and Work of Ottokár Prohászka (1858-1927)
The Life and Work of Ottokár Prohászka (1858-1927). By Ferenc Szabó,S.J. Translated by Attila Miklósházy SJ. (Budapest: Szent István Társulat. 2007. Pp. 459. Paperback. ISBN 978-9-638-01436-8.)Bishop Ottokár Prohászka was a towering figure in the history...
The Life of Blessed Bernard of Tiron
The Life of Blessed Bernard of Tiron. By Geoffrey Grossus.Translated with an introduction and notes by Ruth Harwood Cline (Washington, DC: The Catholic University of America Press. 2009- Pp. xxxiv, 177. $24.95 paperback. ISBN 978-0-813-21681-2.)From...
The Maudlin Impression: English Literary Images of Mary Magdalene, 1550-1700
The Maudlin Impression: English Literary Images of Mary Magdalene, 1550-1700. By Patricia Badir. [ReFormations: Medieval and Early Modern.] (Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press. 2009. Pp. xix, 300. $38.00 paperback. ISBN 978-0-268-02215-0.)Who...
The National Edition of the Diaries of Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli/pope John Xxiii: A Bibliographical Essay
Edizione nazionale dei diari di Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli-Giovanni XXIII. 1: Il Giornale dell'Anima: Soliloqui, note e diari spirituali. By Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli/Pope John XXLLL Edited by Alberto Melloni. (Bologna: Istituto per le scienze religiose,...
The Practice of Pluralism: Congregational Life and Religious Diversity in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1730-1820
The Practice of Pluralism: Congregational Life and Religious Diversity in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1730-1820. By Mark Häberlein. (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press. 2009. Pp. xi, 276. $79.00. ISBN 978-0-271-03521-5.)Mark Häberlein's...
The Presbyterian Church of East Africa: An Account of Its Gospel Missionary Society Origins, 1895-1946
African The Presbyterian Church of East Africa: An Account of Its Gospel Missionary Society Origins, 1895-1946. By Evanson N. Wamagatta. [American University Studies, Series VLI: Theology and Religion, Vol. 290.] (New York: Peter Lang. 2009- Pp. xx,...
The Reformation of Feeling: Shaping the Religious Emotions in Early Modern Germany
The Reformation of Feeling: Shaping the Religious Emotions in Early Modern Germany. By Susan C. Karant-Nunn. (New York: Oxford University Press. 2010. Pp. x, 342. $74.00. ISBN 978-0-195-39973-8.)Susan Karant-Nunn has undertaken a comparative study of...
The Vincentians: A General History of the Congregation of the Mission. Vol. I: From the Foundation to the End of the Seventeenth Century, 1625-1697
The Vincentians: A General History of the Congregation of the Mission. Vol. I: From the Foundation to the End of the Seventeenth Century, 1625-1697. By Luigi Mezzadri, CM., and José Maria Román, CM. Translated by Robert Cummings. Edited by Joseph E....
The Western Front of the Eastern Church: Uniate and Orthodox Conflict in Eighteenth-Century Poland, Ukraine, Belarus, and Russia
Late Modern European The Western Front of the Eastern Church: Uniate and Orthodox Conflict in Eighteenth-Century Poland, Ukraine, Belarus, and Russia. By Barbara Skinner. (DeKaIb: Northern Illinois University Press. 2009. Pp. xvi, 295. $42.00. ISBN 978-0-875-80407-1.)In...
True and False Enlightenment: German Scholars and the Discourse of Catholicism in the Nineteenth Century
This article reinterprets Catholic hostility toward the Enlightenment in the nineteenth century. Reading the efforts of German-Catholic scholars to distinguish "true" from "false" Enlightenment, it argues that this differentiation was part of a broader...
Wanderer Zwischen Den Politischen Mächten: Pater Nikolaus Von Lutterotti O.S.B. (1892-1955) Und Die Abtei Grüssau in Niederschlesien
Wanderer zwischen den politischen Mächten: Pater Nikolaus von Lutterotti O.S.B. (1892-1955) und die Abtei Grüssau in Niederschlesien. By Inge Steinsträßer. [Forschungen und Quellen zur Kirchen- und Kulturgeschichte Ostdeutschlands, Band 4L] (Cologne:...
Women, Religion, and the Atlantic World (1600-1800)
Women, Religion, and the Atlantic World (1600-1800). Edited by Daniella Kostroun and Lisa Vollendorf. [UCLA Center/Clark series, 12.] (Toronto: University of Toronto Press in association with the UCLA Center for Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Studies...
Women Religious Leaders in Japan's Christian Century, 1549-1650
Asian Women Religious Leaders in Japan's Christian Century, 1549-1650. By Haruko NawataWard. [Women and Gender in the Early Modern World.] (Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing. 2009. Pp. xvi, 405. $124.95. ISBN 978-0-754-66478-9.)C. R. Boxer coined the...
Worship in the Early Church: An Anthology of Historical Sources
AncientWorship in the Early Church: An Anthology of Historical Sources, Vol. 1. By Lawrence J. Johnson. (Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press/A Pueblo Book. 2009. Pp. xxii, 282. $74.95. ISBN 978-0-814-66197-0.)In this volume, Lawrence J. Johnson, former...