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. 91, No. 4, October

A Catholic Cold War. Edmund A. Walsh, S.J., and the Politics of American Anticommunism
A Catholic Cold War. Edmund A. Walsh, S.J., and the Politics of American Anticommunism. By Patrick McNamara. (New York: Fordham University Press. 2005. Pp. xxi, 280. $45.00.)When the young Bill Clinton arrived at the Georgetown School of Foreign Service...
A "Final Disposition . . . One Way or Another": The Real End of the First Curran Affair
In 2003, as the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) opened its June meeting in St. Louis, Missouri, the clergy sexual abuse scandal was obviously at the top of the list of continuing concerns. The President of the Conference, Bishop...
America's Miracle Man in Vietnam: NGO Dinh Diem, Religion, Race, and U.S. Intervention in Southeast Asia, 1950-1957
America's Miracle Man in Vietnam: Ngo Dinh Diem, Religion, Race, and U.S. Intervention in Southeast Asia, 1950-1957. By Seth Jacobs. (Durham: Duke University Press. 2004. Pp. x, 381. $79.95 clothbound; $22.95 paperback.)In America's Miracle Man in Vietnam,...
An Italian American Community of Faith: Holy Rosary in Washington, D.C., 1913-2003
An Italian American Community of Faith: Holy Rosary in Washington, D.C., 1913-2003. By Mary Elizabeth Brown. (New York: Center for Migration Studies. 2004. Pp. xi, 370. Paperback.)Mary Elizabeth Brown, professor of American history in Pace University...
An Unsettled Conquest: The British Campaign against the Peoples of Acadia
Canadian An Unsettled Conquest: The British Campaign against the Peoples of Acadia. By Geoffrey Plank. (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. 2001. Pp. 239. $29.95; Can $45.00 clothbound; $18.95 paperback.)The past few years have seen renewed...
A Paradise Inhabited by Devils. the Jesuits' Civilizing Mission in Early Modern Naples
A Paradise Inhabited by Devils. The Jesuits' Civilizing Mission in Early Modern Naples. By Jennifer D. Selwyn. (Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate Publishing Co., and Rome: Institutum Historicum Societatis Jesu. 2004. Pp. xiv, 278. $89.95.)Several years ago,...
Battle for the BIA: G. E. E. Lindquist and the Missionary Crusade against John Collier
Battle for the BIA: G. E. E. Lindquist and the Missionary Crusade against John Collier. By David W. Daily. (Tucson: University of Arizona Press. 2004. Pp. xii, 216. $39.95.)John Collier was the most important U.S. Commissioner of Indian Affairs in the...
Becoming Human. A Story of Transformation through Conflict and Healing
Becoming Human. A Story of Transformation through Conflict and Healing. By Godelieve Prove. (Delft, Netherlands: Eburon Publishers. Distributed by The University of Chicago Press. 2004. Pp. 254. $28.00 paperback.)Becoming Human is not so much a history...
Bohemia 1704-2004: A History of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Shrine in Cecil County, Maryland
Bohemia 1704-2004: A History of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Shrine in Cecil County, Maryland. By Thomas J. Peterman. [The Bohemian Historical Society, 2.] (Devon, Pennsylvania: William T. Cooke Publishing Co. 2004. Pp. 384. $50.00.)Saint Francis Xavier...
Carmel in Britain: Studies on the Early History of the Carmelite Order. Volume III: The Hermits from Mount Carmel
Carmel in Britain: Studies on the Early History of the Carmelite Order. Volume III: The Hermits from Mount Carmel. By Richard Copsey, O.Carm. (Faversham, Kent, England: Saint Albert's Press, and Rome: Edizioni Carmelitane. 2004. Pp. xii, 513. Soft cover....
Catholics and Contraception: An American History
Catholics and Contraception:An American History, By Leslie Woodcock Tentler. [Cushwa Center Studies of Catholicism in Twentieth-Century America.] (Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press. 2004. Pp. xvi, 335. $29.95.)In 1873, the Congress of the United...
Cattolicesimo E Totalitarianismo. Chiese E Culture Religiose Tra le Due Guerre Mondiali (Italia, Spagna, Francia)
Cattolicesimo e totalitarianismo. Chiese e culture religiose tra le due guerre mondiali (Italia, Spagna, Francia). Edited by Daniele Menozzi and Renato Moro. (Brescia, Italy: Editrice Morcelliana. 2004. Pp. 411. euro28.00.)Daniele Menozzi, of the Scuola...
Church, Religion and Society in Early Modern Italy
Early Modern European Church, Religion and Society in Early Modern Italy. By Christopher F. Black. (New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 2004. Pp. xxiii, 315. $85.00 clothbound; $29.95 paperback.)As the author of this book implies in his preface, it can well...
Cities of God: The Religion of the Italian Communes 1125-1325
Cities of God: The Religion of the Italian Communes 1125-1325. By Augustine Thompson, O.P. (University Park: The Pennsylvania State University Press. 2005. Pp. xiv, 502.)Augustine Thompson might not dissent from the proposition that the most important...
Clemente VIII E Il Sacro Collegio 1592-1605. Meccanismi Istituzionali Ed Accentramento Di Governo
Clemente VIII e il Sacro Collegio 1592-1605. Meccanismi istituzionali ed accentramento di governo. By Maria Teresa Fattori. [Päpste und Papstum, Band 33.] (Stuttgart: Anton Hiersemann Verlag. 2004. Pp. ix, 407. euro128,00.)Over the last couple of decades,...
Conflict and Coexistence: Archbishop Rodrigo [Jiménez De Rada] and the Muslims and Jews of Medieval Spain
Conflict and Coexistence: Archbishop Rodrigo [Jiménez de Rada] and the Muslims and Jews of Medieval Spain. By Lucy K. Pick. [History, Languages, and Cultures of the Spanish and Portuguese Worlds.] (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. 2004. Pp. xx,...
Covenant House: Journey of a Faith Based Charity
Covenant House: Journey of a Faith Based Charity. By Peter J. Wosh. (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. 2005. Pp. vi, 288. $39.95.)Peter Wosh uses the archives of Covenant House and personal interviews to write a very readable history that...
Das Collegium Sinicum Zu Neapel Und Seine Umwandlung in ein Orientalisches Institut. ein Beitrag Zu Seiner Geschichte
Das Collegium Sinicum zu Neapel und seine Umwandlung in ein Orientalisches Institut. Ein Beitrag zu seiner Geschichte. By Karl Josef Rivinius. [Collectanea Serica.] (Sankt Augustin, Germany: Institut Monumenta Serica. 2004. Pp. 174. euro30.00 paperback.)After...
'De Adeundis Ecclesiis Protestantium': Thomas Wright, Robert Parsons, S.J., E Il Dibattito Sul Conformismo Occasionale nell'Inghilterra dell'Età Moderna
'De Adeundis Ecclesiis Protestantium': Thomas Wright, Robert Parsons, S.J., e il Dibattito sul Conformismo Occasionale nell'Inghilterra dell'Età Moderna. By Ginevra Crosignani. [Bibliotheca Instituti Historici S.I., Vol. 56.] (Rome: Institutum Historicum...
Dialogue on the Frontier: Catholic and Protestant Relations 1793-1883
Dialogue on the Frontier: Catholic and Protestant Relations 1793-1883. By Margaret C. DePalma. (Kent, Ohio: Kent State University Press. 2004. Pp. xvi, 220. $55.00.)The Kent State University Press, following its superb tradition of publishing significant...
Die Register Innocenz' III. 9. Band: 9. Pontifikatsjahr 1206/1207
Die Register Innocenz' III. 9. Band: 9. Pontifikatsjahr 1206/1207. Texte und Indices. Edited by Andrea Sommerlechner, together with Othmar Hageneder, Christoph Egger, Rainer Murauer, and Herwig Weigl. [Publikationen des Historischen Instituts beim Österreichischen...
Diktatur and Diaspora: Das Bistum Meißen, 1932-1951
Diktatur and Diaspora: Das Bistum Meißen, 1932-1951. By Birgit Mitzscherlich. [Veröffentlichungen der Kommission für Zeitgeschichte, Reihe B: Forschungen, Band 101.] (Paderborn: Ferdinand Schöningh Verlag. 2005. Pp. 725. euro88,00.)In this volume published...
Dominican Pentient Women
Dominican Pentient Women. Edited, translated, and introduced by Maiju Lehmijoki-Gardner, with contributions by Daniel E. Bornstein and E. Ann Matter. (New York and Mahwah, New Jersey: Paulist Press. 2004. Pp. xv, 316. $26.95 paperback.)The "penitents"...
English and Catholic: The Lords Baltimore in the Seventeenth Century
American English and Catholic: The Lords Baltimore in the Seventeenth Century. By John D. Krugler. [The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science, 122nd Series (2004).] (Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press. 2004....
Episcopus et Plebs: L'évêque et la Communauté Ecclésiale Dans Les Conciles Africains (345-525)
Ancient and Medieval Episcopus et plebs: L'évêque et la communauté ecclésiale dans les conciles africains (345-525). By Jean-Anatole Sabw Kanyang. [Publications Universitaires Européennes, Series XXIII: Theology Vol. 701.] (Bern: Peter Lang. 2000. Pp....
False Mystics: Deviant Orthodoxy in Colonial Mexico
False Mystics: Deviant Orthodoxy in Colonial Mexico. By Nora E. Jaffary. (Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press. 2004. Pp. xvii, 258. $49.95.)Based on Inquisition proceedings in colonial Mexico, this book provides a fascinating glimpse into...
Gender and Politics in Early Modern Europe: English Convents in France and the Low Countries
Gender and Politics in Early Modern Europe: English Convents in France and the Low Countries. By Claire Walker. [Early Modern History: Society and Culture.] (New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 2003. Pp. xii, 247. $72.00.)Not since Peter Guilday's magisterial...
George G. Higgins and the Quest for Worker Justice: The Evolution of Catholic Social Thought in America
George G. Higgins and the Quest for Worker Justice: The Evolution of Catholic Social Thought in America. By John J. O'Brien. (Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. 2005. Pp. xvi, 396. $80.00 clothbound; $32.95 paperback.)In his...
Good Old Doctor Mac, 1856-1927. Thomas A. McNamara, Family Physician
McNamara, Robert F. Good Old Doctor Mac, 1856-1927. Thomas A. McNamara, Family Physician. (Utica, New York: Devon Press. 2004. Pp. xii, 130. $12.95 paperback.)Thomas A. McNamara was an old-style family physician, whose story is lovingly told by his last-born...
"Heretical Plants of Irish Growth": Catholic Critics of Mathewite Temperance
In mid-November, 1843, Thomas Chisholm Anstey sat in his London law office, preparing a lengthy, anxious affidavit for the Prefect of the Congregation of Propaganda Fide in Rome.1 Anstey's concerns centered on the accomplishments of the charismatic Capuchin...
High Fashion in the Church: The Place of Church Vestments in the History of Art from the Ninth to the Nineteenth Century
High Fashion in the Church: The Place of Church Vestments in the History of Art from the Ninth to the Nineteenth Century. By Pauline Johnstone. (Leeds, UK: Maney, 2002. Pp. ix, 176; 32 color plates. $119.00 clothbound; $59.00 paperback.)Pauline Johnstone...
Holy Man of the Abruzzi and the Limitations of Papal Power
HOLY MAN OF THE ABRUZZI AND THE LIMITATIONS OF PAPAL POWER Celestino V (Pietro Del Morrone) 1294: Il Papa Angelica. By Peter Herde, edited by Quirino Salomone, translated by Anna Maria Voci. (L'Aquila: Edizioni Celestiniane. 2004. Pp. vii, 373, with...
Hughes De Loubens De Verdalle, 1531-1582-1595, Cardinal et Grand Maître De l'Ordre De Malte
Hughes de Loubens de Verdalle, 1531-1582-1595, Cardinal et Grand Maître de l'Ordre de Malte. By Alain Blondy. (Paris: Éditions Beauchesne. 2005. Pp. 212; 7 color plates.)Alain Blondy's scrupulously researched biography of Hughes de Loubens de Verdalle,...
In the Shadow of the Virgin: Inquisitors, Friars, and Conversos in Guadalupe, Spain
In the Shadow of the Virgin: Inquisitors, Friars, and Conversos in Guadalupe, Spain. By Gretchen D. Starr-LeBeau. (Princeton: Princeton University Press. 2002. Pp. xi, 280. $39.50.)The study of the conversas (converted Jews and their descendants) of...
La Bithynie Au Moyen ÂGe
La Bithynie au Moyen Âge. Edited by Bernard Geyer and Jacques Lefort. [Réalités Byzantines, Volume 9.] (Paris: Lethielleux. 2003. Pp. 566. euro38.00.)Regional studies are always welcome, particularly when the volume is a collaborative effort involving...
Lady Margaret Beaufort and Her Professors of Divinity at Cambridge, 1502 to 1649
Lady Margaret Beaufort and her Professors of Divinity at Cambridge, 1502 to 1649. By Patrick Collinson, Richard Rex, and Graham Stanton. (New York: Cambridge University Press. 2003. Pp. vi, 98. $15.99 paperback.)This sprightly little volume has its origins...
La Pensée Nationaliste De Lionel Groulx
La pensée nationaliste de Lionel Groulx. By Frédéric Boily. (Sillery, Canada: Les éditions du Septentrion. 2003. Pp. 229. $28.00.)Frédéric Boily, a political scientist, addresses the nationalist rationale of Lionel Groulx (1878-1967), priest, man of...
Latin Sermon Collections from Later Medieval England: Orthodox Preaching in the Age of Wyclif
Latin Sermon Collections from Later Medieval England: Orthodox Preaching in the Age of Wyclif. By Siegfried Wenzel. [Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature.] (New York: Cambridge University Press. 2005. Pp. xxiv, 713. $170.00.)This impressive study...
Les Franciscains En Terre Sainte (1869-1889): Religion et Politique: Une Recherche Institutionnelle
Les Franciscains en Terre Sainte (1869-1889): Religion et politique: Une recherche institutionnelle. By Giuseppe Buffon. (Paris: Les Éditions du Cerf and Les Éditions Franciscaines. 2005. Pp. 604. euro58.)Giuseppe Buffon, currently a member of the Franciscan...
Mexican Karismata. the Baroque Vocation of Francisca De Los ÁNgeles, 1674-1744
Mexican Karismata. The Baroque Vocation of Francisca de los Ángeles, 1674-1744. By Ellen Gunnarsdottir. (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. 2004. Pp. xiii, 305. $75.00 cloth; $29.95 paperback.)Ellen Gunnarsdottir offers a history of colonial spiritual...
Modernity and the Dilemma of North American Anglican Identities, 1880-1950
Modernity and the Dilemma of North American Anglican Identities, 1880-1950. By William H. Katerberg. [McGill-Queen's Studies in the History of Religion, Series Two.] (Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press. 2001. Pp. xiii, 308. $49.95.)Organized...
Money and the Rise of the Modern Papacy: Financing the Vatican, 1850-1950
Money and the Rise of the Modern Papacy: Financing the Vatican, 1850-1950. By John F. Pollard. (New York: Cambridge University Press. 2005. Pp. xx, 265. $85.00.)Aside from its diplomatic aspects, much of the history of the modern Papacy remains obscure....
My Struggle for Freedom: Memoirs
My Struggle for Freedom: Memoirs. By Hans Küng. Translated by John Bowden. (Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company. 2003. Pp. xvii, 478. $38.00.)Hans Küng's memoirs cover his first forty years (1928-1968). Roughly a third is devoted...
Northwest Indian Evangelization by European Jesuits, 1841-1909
"All of my life," wrote the Jesuit Nicole Point, "I have felt my heart throb at the very sound of the word,'America.'"The young Frenchman who penned those words while en route to the United States in 1835 voiced a sentiment shared by many nineteenth-century...
Notes and Comments
The Spring Meeting of the American Catholic Historical AssociationThe 2005 spring meeting of the American Catholic Historical Association convened on the afternoon of Friday, April 22, at the University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio, under the sponsorship...
Obituaries: Astrik L. Gabriel
Astrik L. Gabriel, O.Praem., former Director and Professor Emeritus of the Medieval Institute at the University of Notre Dame, died at the age of 97 on May 16, 2005. He had been in failing health and resided at Dujarie Hall of Holy Cross College, yet...
Obituaries: Peter R. D'Agostino
Peter R. D'Agostino, Associate Professor of History and Catholic Studies at the University of Illinois-Chicago, was murdered two blocks from his home in Oak Park, Illinois, on June 22, 2005. (At the beginning of September the identity and motive of his...
Oracles of God: The Roman Catholic Church and Irish Politics, 1922-37/irish Catholicism since 1950: The Undoing of a Culture
Oracles of God: The Roman Catholic Church and Irish Politics, 1922-37. By Patrick Murray. (Dublin: University College Dublin Press. 2000. Pp. 493. £42.95 clothbound;£19.95 paperback.)Irish Catholicism since 1950: The Undoing of a Culture. By...
Ordini Religiosi E Società Politica in Italia E Germania Nei Secoli XIV E XV
Ordini religiosi e società politica in Italia e Germania nei secoli XIV e XV. Edited by Giorgio Chittolini e Kaspar Elm. Atti della XL Settimana di studio dell'Istituto storico italo-germanico in Trento, 8-12 settembre 1997, Trento. [Annali dell'Istituto...
Orestes A. Brownson: American Religious Weathervane
Orestes A. Brownson: American Religious Weathervane. By Patrick W. Carey. (Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company. 2004. Pp. xx, 428. $28.00 paperback.)Patrick W. Carey's new biography of Orestes Augustus Brownson is a shining...
Pèlerinages et Miracles À Guadalupe Au XVIe Siècle
Pèlerinages et miracles à Guadalupe au XVIe siècle. By Françoise Crémoux. [Bibliothèque de la Casa de Velázquez, Vol. 17.] (Madrid: Casa de Velázquez. 2001. Pp. viii, 260. euro 27,04.)In Pèlerinages et miracles à Guadalupe au XV^sup e^ siècle, Françoise...
Power over the Body, Equality in the Family: Rights and Domestic Relations in Medieval Canon Law
Power over the Body, Equality in the Family: Rights and Domestic Relations in Medieval Canon Law. By Charles J. Reid, Jr. (Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company. 2004. Pp. xi, 335. $35.00 paperback.)At its core this book provides...
Reformist Currents in the Spanish-American Councils of the Eighteenth Century
In the late eighteenth century the Catholic Church in Spanish America found itself torn between two ideological viewpoints: whether to maintain traditional forms of worship and discipline, or to accept the innovations favored by an Enlightened Crown...
Religious Expression and the American Constitution
Religious Expression and the American Constitution. By Franklyn S. Haiman. [Rhetoric and Public Affairs Series.] (East Lansing: Michigan State University Press. 2003. Pp. x, 254. Paperback.)Franklyn Haiman begins by declaring that he is an agnostic and...
Religious Separation and Political Intolerance in Bosnia-Herzegovina
Religious Separation and Political Intolerance in Bosnia-Herzegovina. By Mitja Velikonja. Translated by Rang'ichi Ng'inja. [Eastern European Studies, Number 20.] (College Station: Texas A & M University Press. 2003. Pp. xiv, 365. $45.00.)The book...
The Conciliarist Tradition. Constitutionalism in the Catholic Church 1300-1870
General and Miscellaneous The Conciliarist Tradition. Constitutionalism in the Catholic Church 1300-1870. By Francis Oakley. (New York: Oxford University Press. 2003. Pp. xii, 298. $95.00.)In 1969 a brilliant young medievalist published a short book...
The Correspondence of Catherine McAuley, 1818-1841
Late Modern European The Correspondence of Catherine McAuley, 1818-1841. Edited by Mary C. Sullivan, R.S.M. (Dublin: Four Courts Press; Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press. 2004. Pp. 504. $49.95.)Sullivan's book, the fifth dedicated...
The Department of Education Battle, 1918-1932: Public Schools, Catholic Schools, and the Social Order
The Department of Education Battle, 1918-1932: Public Schools, Catholic Schools, and the Social Order. By Douglas J. Slawson. (Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press. 2005. Pp. xvi, 332. $43.00.)One of the primary reasons for establishing...
The Diplomatic Missions of Bishop Joseph Rosati, C.M
When the wars of independence swept over Central and South America in the first quarter of the nineteenth century, they left in their wake a great deal of confusion in both the political and religious spheres. The situation was particularly difficult...
The Holy Reich: Nazi Conceptions of Christianity, 1919-1945
The Holy Reich: Nazi Conceptions of Christianity, 1919-1945. By Richard Steigmann-Gall. (New York: Cambridge University Press. 2003. Pp. xvi, 294.)As Richard Steigmann-Gall points out,"the insistence that Nazism was an antiChristian movement has been...
The Myth of Hitler's Pope
The Myth of Hitler's Pope. By Rabbi David G. Dalin. (Washington, D.C.: Regnery Publishing Co. 2005. Pp. ix, 209. $27.95.)This book had its genesis in an article by Rabbi Dalin in the Weekly Standard of February 26, 2001, entitled "Pius XII and the Jews."...
The Origins of Mexican Catholicism: Nahua Rituals and Christian Sacraments in Sixteenth-Century Mexico
Mexican The Origins of Mexican Catholicism: Nahua Rituals and Christian Sacraments in Sixteenth-Century Mexico. By Osvaldo F. Pardo. (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. 2004. Pp. xiv, 250; 26 plates. $70.00.)This book represents a significant new...
The Pius War: Responses to the Critics of Pius XII
The Pius War: Responses to the Critics of Pius XII. Edited by Joseph Bottum and David G. Dalin. (Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books, Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group. 2004. Pp. vi, 282. $29.95.)Beginning in the late 1990's, a veritable torrent...
The Politics of Religion in the Age of Mary, Queen of Scots: The Earl of Argyll and the Struggle for Britain and Ireland
The Politics of Religion in the Age of Mary, Queen of Scots: The Earl of Argyll and the Struggle for Britain and Ireland. By Jane E. A. Dawson. [Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History.] (New York: Cambridge University Press. 2002. Pp.xvii,...
The Precisianist Strain: Disciplinary Religion & Antinomian Backlash in Puritanism to 1638
The Precisianist Strain: Disciplinary Religion & Antinomian Backlash in Puritanism to 1638. By Theodore Dwight Bozeman. Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia. (Chapel Hill and London:...
The Theory and Practice of Just War in the Late-Medieval Crown of Aragon
In the post-modern world that we inhabit, war, it seems, still lives in the Middle Ages. Leaders of the free world have proclaimed-almost preached-a crusade against international terrorism and, in response, radical Islamist leaders have thrown down the...
The Third Spring: G. K. Chesterton, Graham Greene, Christopher Dawson, and David Jones
The Third Spring: G. K. Chesterton, Graham Greene, Christopher Dawson, and David Jones. By Adam Schwartz. (Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press. 2005. Pp. xvi, 416. $64.95.)Adam Schwartz uses the metaphor of a "Third Spring" to...
The Year 1000: Religious and Social Response to the Turning of the First Millennium
The Year 1000: Religious and Social Response to the Turning of the First Millennium. Edited by Michael Frassetto. (New York: Palgrave. 2002. Pp. xi, 278. $59.95.)Most of these studies illustrate the position Edward Peters terms "the weak thesis of the...
Titian and the Altarpiece in Renaissance Venice
Titian and the Altarpiece in Renaissance Venice. By Patricia Meilman. (New York: Cambridge University Press. 2000. Pp. xvi, 260, 8 colored plates. $75.00.)Of the many catastrophes to have befallen works of Italian Renaissance art, among the worst was...
To Prefer Nothing to Christ: St. Meinrad Archabbey 1854-2004
To Prefer Nothing to Christ: St. Meinrad Archabbey 1854-2004. Edited by Cyprian Davis, O.S.B. (St. Meinrad, Indiana: Saint Meinrad Archabbey. 2004. Pp. xi, 520. Paperback.)Monks of Saint Meinrad Archabbey in Indiana were in the forefont of several important...
Unceasing Strife, Unending Fear: Jacques De Thérines and the Freedom of the Church in the Age of the Last Capetians
Unceasing Strife, Unending Fear: Jacques de Thérines and the Freedom of the Church in the Age of the Last Capetians. By William Chester Jordan. (Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press. 2005. Pp. xiv, 154. $29.95.)In this volume William Chester...
Understanding Rancé: The Spirituality of the Abbot of la Trappe in Context
Understanding Rancé: The Spirituality of the Abbot of La Trappe in Context. By David N. Bell. [Cistercian Studies Series: Number 205.] (Kalamazoo, Michigan: Cistercian Publications. 2005. Pp. xxviii, 371. Paperback.)To political historians of France,...
Un Formulari I Un Registre del Bisbe De València En Jaume d'Aragó (Segle XIV)
Un Formulari i un registre del bisbe de València En Jaume d'Aragó (segle XIV). By M. Milagros Cárcel Ortí. [Fonts històriques valencianes, 17.] (Valencia: Universitat. 2005. Pp. 439. Paperback.)While less fully documented than those of England, the episcopal...
Within the Market Strife: American Catholic Economic Thought from Rerum Novarum to Vatican II
Within the Market Strife: American Catholic Economic Thought from Rerum Novarum to Vatican II. By Kevin E. Schmiesing. [Studies in Ethics and Economics.] (Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books. 2004. Pp. xvi, 185. $75.00 clothbound; $19.95 paperback.)In...
Women and Monasticism in Medieval Europe: Sisters and Patrons of the Cistercian Reform
Women and Monasticism in Medieval Europe: Sisters and Patrons of the Cistercian Reform. Selected, translated, and -with an Introduction by Constance H.Berman. [TEAMS (The Consortium for the Teaching of the Middle Ages): Documents of Practice Series.]...
Year by Year with the Early Jesuits (1537-1556): Selections from the Chronicon of Juan De Polanco, S.J
Year by Year with the Early Jesuits (1537-1556): Selections from the Chronicon of Juan de Polanco, S.J. Translated and annotated by John Patrick Donnelly, S.J. [Jesuit Primary Sources in English Translation, Series 1, No. 21.] (St. Louis: The Institute...
Zeitgeschichtliche Katholizismusforschung: Tatsachen, Deutungen, Fragen. eine Zwischenbilanz
Zeitgeschichtliche Katholizismusforschung: Tatsachen, Deutungen, Fragen. Eine Zwischenbilanz. Edited by Karl-Joseph Hummel. [Veröffentlichungen der Kommission für Zeitgeschichte, Reihe B: Forschungen, Band 100.] (Paderborn: Verlag Ferdinand Schöningh....
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