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. 90, No. 4, October

A Description of Distant Roads: Original Journals of the First Expedition into California, 1769-1770
A Description of Distant Roads: Original Journals of the First Expedition into California, 1769-1770. By Juan Crespi. Edited and translated by Alan K. Brown. (San Diego: San Diego State University Press. 2001. Pp. xv, 848. $60.00.)Spanish settlement...
Alone before God: The Religious Origins of Modernity in Mexico
Alone before God: The Religious Origins of Modernity in Mexico. By Pamela Voekel. (Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press. 2002. Pp. viii, 336. $64.95 clothbound; $21.95 paperback.)If you have ever wandered through Mexico's many churches and noted...
American Jesus: How the Son of God Became a National Icon
American Jesus: How the Son of God Became a National Icon. By Stephen Prothero. (New York: Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. 2003.Pp. 364. $25.00 clothbound; $14.00 paperback.)American Jesus is a delightful, engaging read, geared toward a wide audience. Stephen...
Angels and Earthly Creatures: Preaching, Performance, and Gender in the Later Middle Ages
Angels and Earthly Creatures: Preaching, Performance, and Gender in the Later Middle Ages. By Claire M. Waters. (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. 2003. Pp. xi, 282. $55.00.)Claire Waters identifies two central points of her book. First,...
Ballots & Bibles: Ethnic Politics and the Catholic Church in Providence
Ballots & Bibles: Ethnic Politics and the Catholic Church in Providence. By Evelyn Savidge Sterne. [Cushwa Center Studies of Catholicism in TwentiethCentury America.] (Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press. 2004. Pp. xviii, 294. $34.95.)Most...
Baptism and Spiritual Kinship in Early Modern England
Baptism and Spiritual Kinship in Early Modern England. By Will Coster. [St Andrews Studies in Reformation History.] (Brookfield, Vermont: The Ashgate Press. 2002. Pp. xviii, 323. $94.95.)What social and religious changes occurred with the institution...
Beginning at Jerusalem: Five Reflections on the History of the Church
General Beginning at Jerusalem: Five Reflections on the History of the Church. By Glenn W. Olsen. (San Francisco: Ignatius Press. 2004. Pp. 236. Paperback.)This book represents the fruit of a lifetime devoted to the study of history, and especially the...
Between Exaltation and Infamy: Female Mystics in the Golden Age of Spain
Between Exaltation and Infamy: Female Mystics in the Golden Age of Spain. By Stephen Haliczer. (New York: Oxford University Press. 2002. Pp. vi, 349.)In this study, Stephen Haliczer relies on two major sources: thirty biographies and autobiographies...
Bishops and Reform in the English Church, 1520-1559
Bishops and Reform in the English Church, 1520-1559. By Kenneth Carleton. [Studies in Modern British Religious History, Volume 3.] (Rochester, New York: The Boydell Press. 2001. Pp. x, 226. $75.00.)Kenneth Carleton has supplied a deficit in our knowledge...
Bridging Two Worlds: Stephen Larigaudelle Dubuisson, ÉMigré Missionary
Aristocrats who survived the era of revolution (1775-1848) experienced the collapse of several worlds. The political ideas of the Enlightenment found expression in a call for liberty, equality, and representative government, which challenged and overturned...
Catholic Labor and Catholic Action: The Italian Context of Quadragesimo Anno
When Pope Pius XI issued Quadragesimo Anno in 1931, he anticipated the tradition of commemorating each ten-year anniversary of Rerum Novarum of 1891 with another major papal statement on Catholic social teaching in the light of current developments....
Christianity: Two Thousand Years
Christianity: Two Thousand Years. Edited by Richard Harries and Henry Mayr-Harting. (New York: Oxford University Press. 2001. Pp. xii, 279. $18.95.)This book originated in a series of public lectures given in Oxford over the academic year 1999-2000....
Church and State Education in Revolutionary Mexico City
Church and State Education in Revolutionary Mexico City. By Patience A. Schell. (Tucson: University of Arizona Press. 2003. Pp. xxvii, 253. $50.00.)Patience Schell has produced a thorough study of the convergence between the Catholic Church and the Mexican...
Cistercians, Heresy and Crusade in Occitania, 1145-1229: Preaching in the Lord's Vineyard
Cistercians, Heresy and Crusade in Occitania, 1145-1229: Preaching in the Lord's Vineyard. By Beverly Mayne Kienzle. (Rochester, New York: York Medieval Press, Boydell and Brewer. 2001. Pp. xix, 256. $75.00.)With this monograph Beverly Mayne Kienzle...
Crusade and Conversion on the Baltic Frontier, 1150-1500
Crusade and Conversion on the Baltic Frontier, 1150-1500. Edited by Alan V. Murray. (Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate. 2001. Pp.xxvi, 300;2 maps. $79.95.)This book is all that an anthology should be. Fifteen experts write masterful essays on facets of the...
Des Nations À éVangéliser: Genèse De la Mission Catholique Pour l'Extême-Orient
Des nations à évangéliser: Genèse de la mission catholique pour l'Extême-Orient. By Roland Jacques. (Paris: Les Éditions du Cerf. 2003. Pp. 715. euro 44 paperback.)Christ's Great Commission to His followers, "Go and teach all nations," is one of the...
Die Lateinischen Patriarchen Von Jerusalem: Von der Eroberung der Heiligen Stadt Durch Die Kreuzfahrer 1099 Bis Zum Ende der Kreuzfahrerstaaten 1291
Die lateinischen Patriarchen von Jerusalem: Von der Eroberung der Heiligen Stadt durch die Kreuzfahrer 1099 bis zum Ende der Kreuzfahrerstaaten 1291. By Klaus-Peter Kirstein. [Berliner Historische Studien, Band 35: Ordensstudien XVI.] (Berlin: Duncker...
Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker Movement: Centenary Essays
Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker Movement: Centenary Essays. Edited by William J. Thorn, Phillip M. Runkel, and Susan Mountin. [Marquette Studies in Theology, No. 32.] (Milwaukee: Marquette University Press. 2001. Pp. 615. $30.00 paperback.)In October,...
Educating People of Faith: Exploring the History of Jewish and Christian Communities
Educating People of Faith: Exploring the History of Jewish and Christian Communities. Edited by John Van Engen. (Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company. 2004. Pp. xiv, 352. $30.00 paperback.)A half-century ago Christopher Dawson...
English Episcopal Acta. London: 1189-1228
English Episcopal Acta. London: 1189-1228. Edited by D. P.Johnson. [English Episcopal Acta, Volume 26.] (New York: Oxford University Press for the British Academy. 2003. Pp. ex, 278. $65.00.)This is the second volume for London and the twenty-sixth in...
Ermites De France et d'Italie (XI^sup E^-XV^sup E^ Siècle)
Ermites de France et d'Italie (XI^sup e^-XV^sup e^ siècle). Edited by André Vauchez. [Collection de l'École française de Rome, Vol. 313.] (Rome: École française de Rome. 2003. Pp. x, 522. euro53.)In 1962 a symposium at Mendola was the basis for L'Eremitismo...
Exploring the Religious Life
Exploring the Religious Life. By Rodney Stark. (Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press. 2004. Pp. ix, 200. $39.95.)Professor Rodney Stark is a brick thrower. That might seem an inapt Irish label for someone whose background is German American,...
Finding the Middle Way: The Utraquists' Liberal Challenge to Rome and Luther
Finding the Middle Way: The Utraquists' Liberal Challenge to Rome and Luther. By Zdenek V David. (Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson Center Press. Order from The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore. 2003. Pp. xxiii, 579. $65.00.)Hussite religion...
Four Histories for the Forthcoming Fourth Centenary of the King James Version, 1611-2011
FOUR HISTORIES FOR THE FORTHCOMING FOURTH CENTENARY OF THE KING JAMES VERSION, 1611-2011The Bible in English: Its History and Influence. By David Daniell. (New Haven and London: Yale University Press. 2003. Pp. xx, 900. $40.00.)In the Beginning: The...
France and the Holy Land: Frankish Culture at the End of the Crusades
France and the Holy Land: Frankish Culture at the End of the Crusades. Edited by Daniel H. Weiss and Lisa Mahoney. [Paralax: Re-visions of Culture and Society.] (Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press. 2004. Pp. xx, 375. $44.95 clothbound.)Until...
Francis of Assisi: History, Hagiography and Hermeneutics in the Early Documents
Francis of Assisi: History, Hagiography and Hermeneutics in the Early Documents. Edited by Jay M. Hammond. (Hyde Park, New York: New City Press. 2004. Pp. 290. $19.95 paperback.)This book follows on the three-volume publication (1999-2001, New City Press)...
From Rome to Eternity: Catholicism and the Arts in Italy, Ca. 1550-1650
From Rome to Eternity: Catholicism and the Arts in Italy, ca. 1550-1650. Edited by Pamela M. Jones and Thomas Worcester. [Cultures, Beliefs and Traditions: Medieval and Early Modern Peoples, Volume 14.] (Leiden: Brill. 2002. Pp. ix, 277. $130.00; euro96.)Until...
Henri Irénée Marrou: Historien Engagé
Henri Irénée Marrou: Historien engagé. By Pierre Riche. (Paris: Les Éditions du Cerf. 2003. Pp. 417. euro35 paperback.)This biography of Marrou serves not only as a record of his work, of the educational, cultural, and religious movements to which he...
Historical Dictionary of the Crusades
Historical Dictionary of the Crusades. By Corliss K. Slack. [Historical Dictionaries of War, Revolution, and Civil Unrest, No. 25.] (Lanham, Maryland, and Oxford: The Scarecrow Press. 2003. Pp. xxiv, 273. $65.00.)This volume joins a crowded field of...
I Cappuccini nell'Umbria del Cinquecento (1525-1619)
I Cappuccini nell'Umbria del Cinquecento (1525-1619). Edited by Vincenzo Criscuolo [Bibliotheca Seraphico-Capuccina, 62.] (Rome: Istituto Storico del Cappuccini. 2003. Pp. 370. Paperback.)This is a collection of twelve presentations given at or inspired...
Influencing the Message: The Role of Catholic Missionaries in Media Coverage of the Nigerian Civil War
British television journalist Alan Hart was wrapping up a reporting trip to the newly proclaimed nation of Biafra in the spring of 1968, having captured film of bloody battles between Biafran rebels and the Nigerian army fighting to keep Nigeria unified....
Julian Von Aeclanum. Studien Zu Seinem Leben, Seinem Werk, Seiner Lehre Und Ihrer ÜBerlieferung
Julian von Aeclanum. Studien zu seinem Leben, seinem Werk, seiner Lehre und ihrer Überlieferung. By Josef Lössl. [Supplements to Vigiliae Christianae, Vol. LX.] (Leiden: Brill. 2001. Pp. xvi, 406. euro 103; U.S. $120.00.)Julian of Eclanum burst on the...
L'Affermazione del Cattolicesimo Nel Nord America: Elite, Emigranti E Chiesa Cattolica Negli Stati Uniti E in Canada, 1750-1920
American L'Affermazione del Cattolicesimo nel Nord America: Elite, Emigranti e Chiesa Cattolica negli Stati Uniti e in Canada, 1750-1920. By Matteo Sanfilippo. (Viterbo: Sette Città. 2003. Pp. 329. euro22,00 paperback.)The only drawback to this work...
Lamspringe. an English Abbey in Germany, 1643-1803
Lamspringe. An English Abbey in Germany, 1643-1803. Edited by Anselm Cramer. [Saint Laurence Papers VIL] (York: Ampleforth Abbey. Distributed in the United States by Anthony Garnett Fine Books, P.O. Box 4918, St. Louis, Missouri 63108.2004. Pp. xxiv,...
Léon Harmel: Entrepreneur as Catholic Social Reformer
Léon Harmel: Entrepreneur as Catholic Social Reformer. By Joan L. Coffey. [Catholic Social Tradition Séries, Volume 1.] (Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press. 2003. Pp. x, 340. $48.00.)The figure of Léon Harmel (1829-1915), much noted...
Les Chemins De Rome: Les Visites Ad Limina À L'époque Moderne Dans l'Europe Méridionale et le Monde Hispano-Américain (XVI^sup E^-XIX^sup E^ Siècle)
Les Chemins de Rome: Les Visites Ad Limina à l'Époque Moderne dans l'Europe Méridionale et le Monde Hispano-Américain (XVI^sup e^-XIX^sup e^ siècle). Edited by Philippe Boutry and Bernard Vincent. [Collection de l'École Française de Rome, 293.] (Rome:...
Les Congrégations Hors la loi?:Autour De la Loi Du 1^sup er^ Juillet 1901/sécularisation, Séparation et Guerre Scolaire: Les Catholiques Français et L'école (1901-1914)
Les congrégations hors la loi?:Autour de la loi du 1^sup er^ juillet 1901. Edited by Jacqueline Lalouette and Jean-Pierre Machelon. (Paris: Letouzey and Ane. 2002. Pp. 304. euro35 paperback.)Sécularisation, séparation et guerre scolaire: Les catholiques...
Letters from the Rocky Mountain Indian Missions: Father Philip Rappagliosi
Letters from the Rocky Mountain Indian Missions: Father Philip Rappagliosi. Edited by Robert Bigart. Translated from the Italian by Anthony Mattina and Lisa Moore Nardini; translated from the German by Ulrich Stengel. (Lincoln: University of Nebraska...
L'orazione Proibita. Censura Ecclesiastica E Letteratura Devozionale Nella Prima età Moderna
L'orazione proibita. Censura ecclesiastica e letteratura devozionale nella prima età moderna. By Giorgio Caravale. [Biblioteca della Rivista di Storia e Letteratura Religiosa: Studi, XVII.] (Florence: Leo S. Olschki Editore. 2003. Pp. xi, 233. euro23.00...
Love, Marriage, and Family in the Middle Ages:A Reader/Love, Sex and Marriage in the Middle Ages:A Sourcebook
MedievalLove, Marriage, and Family in the Middle Ages:A Reader. Edited by Jacqueline Murray. [Readings in Medieval Civilizations and Cultures, 7.] (Peterborough, Canada: Broadview. 2001. Pp. xiv, 524. $29.95 paperback.)Love, Sex and Marriage in the Middle...
Loyola's Bees: Ideology and Industry in Jesuit Latin Didactic Poetry
Loyola's Bees: Ideology and Industry in Jesuit Latin Didactic Poetry. By Yasmin Annabel Haskell. A British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship Monograph. (New York: Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press. 2003. Pp. xii, 353. $74.00.)Until...
Matrimoni Di Antico Regime
Matrimoni di antico regime. By Daniela Lombardi. [Annali dell'Istituto storico italo-germanico in Trento, Monografle, Vol. 34.] (Bologna: Società editrice il Mulino. 2001. Pp. 513. euro28.92 paperback.)Medieval marriage has become a fashionable topic...
Matrimoni in Dubbio: Unioni Controverse E Nozze Clandestine in Italia Dal XIV Al XVIII Secolo
Matrimoni in dubbio: Unioni controverse e nozze clandestine in Italia dal XIV al XVIII secolo. Edited by Silvana Seidel Menchi and Diego Quaglioni. [Annali dell'Istituto storico italo-germanico in Trento-Quaderni, 57.] (Bologna: Il Mulino. 2001. Pp....
Maximus the Confessor and His Companions
Maximus the Confessor and his Companions. Documents from Exile. Edited and translated by Pauline Alien and Bronwen Nell. [Oxford Early Christian Texts.] (New York Oxford University Press. 2002. Pp. xv, 210.)This short volume represents an important contribution...
Missions, Nationalism, and the End of Empire
Missions, Nationalism, and the End of Empire. Edited by Brian Stanley. [Studies in the History of Christian Missions.] (Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company. 2004. Pp. x, 313. $45.00 paperback.)This volume contains some of the...
Notes and Comments
The Spring Meeting of the American Catholic Historical AssociationThe 2004 spring meeting of the American Catholic Historical Association convened at St. Thomas University, Miami, Florida, on April 16 and 17. Participants were housed at the Don Shula...
Obituary: Erving F. Beauregard
Erving F. Beauregard unexpectedly died in Dayton, Ohio, on May 5, 2004. Associated with the University of Dayton since 1947, he became full professor in 1966, and professor emeritus in 1991. Born in Bondsville, Massachusetts, on September 29, 1920, he...
Ordini Religiosi, Santità E Culti: Prospettive Di Ricerca Tra Europa E America Latina. Atti del Seminario Di Roma 21-22 Giugno 2001
Latin American Ordini religiosi, santità e culti: prospettive di ricerca tra Europa e America Latina. Atti del Seminario di Roma 21-22 giugno 2001. Compiled by Gabriella Zarri. [Università degli Studi di Lecce-Studi Storici, 59.] (Galatina [Lecce], Italy:...
Parisian Licentiates in Theology, A.D. 1373-1500. A Biographical Register. Vol. 1: The Religious Orders
Parisian Licentiates in Theology, A.D. 1373-1500. A Biographical Register. Vol. 1: The Religious Orders. By Thomas Sullivan, O.S.B. [Education and Society in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, Vol. 18.] (Leiden: Brill. 2004. Pp. xii, 465. $121.00.)This...
Passing for White-Race, Religion, and the Healy Family, 1820-1920
Passing for White-Race, Religion, and the Healy Family, 1820-1920. By James M. O'Toole. (Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press. 2002. Pp. xiii, 285. $34.95.)In the winter of 1951, seventy-three-year-old Bessie Cunningham did not welcome historian...
Patterns of Piety: Women, Gender and Religion in Late Medieval and Reformation England
Patterns of Piety: Women, Gender and Religion in Late Medieval and Reformation England. By Christine Peters. [Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History] (New York: Cambridge University Press. 2003. Pp.xvi, 389. $65.00.)Christine Peters explains...
Pierre Toussaint
Pierre Toussaint. By Arthur Jones. (New York: Doubleday. 2003. Pp. ix, 342. $24.95.)Arthur Jones, editor-at-large of the National Catholic Reporter, mentions that, when Pierre Toussaint died in 1853, "he was hailed as the most respected black person...
Pietas Austriaca
Pietas Austriaca. By Anna Coreth. Translated by William D. Bowman and Anna Maria Leitgeb. (West Lafayette, Indiana: Purdue University Press. 2004. Pp. xxxvi, 117. $19.95 paperback.)William D. Bowman and Anna Maria Leitgeb have made available to an English-reading...
Pope John XXII and His Franciscan Cardinal: Bertrand De la Tour and the Apostolic Poverty Controversy
Pope John XXII and His Franciscan Cardinal: Bertrand de la Tour and the Apostolic Poverty Controversy. By Patrick Nold. (New York: Clarendon Press/Oxford University Press. 2003. Pp. xii, 212.)During the 1320's a dramatic confrontation took place between...
Power, Authority, and the Anabaptist Tradition
Power, Authority, and the Anabaptist Tradition. Edited by Benjamin W. Redekop and Calvin W. Redekop. [Center Books in Anabaptist Studies.] (Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press. 2001. Pp. xvi, 246. $39.95.)"Once we acknowledge the ubiquity of...
Prêtres En Gaule Mérovingienne
Prêtres en Gaule mérovingienne. By Robert Godding. [Subsidia hagiographica, 82.] (Brussels: Société des Bollandistes. 2001. Pp. lxviii, 559. euro110 paperback.)In their treatment of the clergy, studies of the Merovingian church have up to this point...
"Promising Hope": Essays on the Suppression and Restoration of the English Province of the Society of Jesus. Essays . . . in Honour of the 200th Anniversary
"Promising Hope": Essays on the Suppression and Restoration of the English Province of the Society of Jesus. Essays . . . in Honour of the 200th Anniversary. Edited by Thomas M. McCoog, SJ. (Rome: Institutum Historicum Societatis Iesu. 2003. Pp. xii,...
"Questo Passo dell'Heresia": Pietrantonio Di Capua Tra Valdesiani, 'Spirituali' E Inquisizione
"Questo Passo dell'Heresia": Pietrantonio di Capua tra Valdesiani, 'Spirituali' e Inquisizione. By Dario Marcatto. [Istituto Italiano per gli Studi Filosofici, Serie Studi XXV.] (Naples: Bibliopolis. 2003. Pp. 262. euro35,00 paperback.)The middle decades...
Rankes "Päpste" Auf Dem Index. Dogma Und Historie Im Widerstreit
Late Modern European Rankes "Päpste" auf dem Index. Dogma und Historie im Widerstreit. By Hubert Wolf, Dominik Burkhard, and Ulrich Mühlack. [Römische Inquisition und Indexkongregation, Vol. 3.] (Paderborn: Ferdinand Schöningh. 2003. Pp. 218. euro32.00.)Historical...
Reclaiming Church Wealth: The Recovery of Church Property after Expropriation in the Archdiocese of Guadalajara, 1860-1911
Reclaiming Church Wealth: The Recovery of Church Property after Expropriation in the Archdiocese of Guadalajara, 1860-1911. By José Roberto Juárez. (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press. 2004. Pp. x, 251. $45.00.)This study fills a gap in our...
Registres Du Consistoire De Genève Au Temps De Calvin: Tome III (1547-1548)
Registres du Consistoire de Genève au temps de Calvin: Tome III (1547-1548). Edited by Thomas A. Lambert and Isabella M. Watt, under the direction of Robert Kingdon. [Travaux d'Humanisme et Renaissance, N° CCCLXXXVII.] (Geneva: Librairie Droz. 2004....
Religion and Superstition in Reformation Europe
Early Modern European Religion and Superstition in Reformation Europe. Edited by Helen Parish and William G. Naphy. (Manchester and New York: Manchester University Press. 2002. Pp. x, 239. $24.95.)This collection of nine essays purports to offer a discussion...
Rotuli Parisienses. Supplications to the Pope from the University of Paris
Rotuli Parisienses. Supplications to the Pope from the University of Paris, Volume 1:1316-1349, edited by William J. Courtenay; Volume II: 1352-1378, edited by William J. Courtenay and Eric D. Goddard. [Education and Society in the Middle Ages and Renaissance,...
Saint-Jean-Des-Vignes in Soissons:Approaches to Its Architecture, Archaeology and History
Saint-Jean-des-Vignes in Soissons:Approaches to its Architecture, Archaeology and History. Edited by Sheila Bonde and Clark Maines. [Bibliotheca Victorina, Vol. XV.] (Turnhout: Brepols. 2003. Pp. 568; 85 b&w figs. euro120.)This substantial volume...
St. Joseph in Italian Renaissance Society and Art: New Directions and Interpretations
St. Joseph in Italian Renaissance Society and Art: New Directions and Interpretations. By Carolyn C. Wilson. (Philadelphia: Saint Joseph's University Press. 2001. Pp. xxiv, 281. $49.95.)In her intriguing and substantial book Dr. Carolyn Wilson's primary...
Storia Delle Elezioni Pontificie
Storia delle elezioni pontificie. By Ambrogio M. Piazzoni. 2nd Edition. (Casale Monferrato: Edizioni Piemme. 2003. Pp. 349. euro19.90 cloth.)Pope John Paul II has had one of the longest pontificates in the history of the Church. His longevity has encouraged...
St. Patrick of Ireland: A Biography
St. Patrick of Ireland: A Biography. By Philip Freeman. (New York: Simon & Schuster. 2004. Pp. xix, 216. $24.00.)Patrick, a British bishop, preached Christianity in at least some places in Ireland at some time between the fourth and sixth centuries...
Tacito Predicatore: The Annunciation Chapel at the Madonna Dei Monti in Rome
Trent could not have been clearer. Images were permitted in churches to instruct the faithful and confirm their faith. And bishops should approve only those commissions and depictions that would serve such purposes. Late in 1563, the council's twenty-fifth...
Tar Heel Catholics:A History of Catholicism in North Carolina
Tar Heel Catholics:A History of Catholicism in North Carolina. By William F. Powers. (Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America. 2003. Pp. xx, 532. $49.95 cloth; $34.95 paperback.)The story of the establishment and unfolding of Catholic life in North...
Teatri Di formazione:Actio, Parola E Immagine Nella Scena Gesuitica del Sei-Settecento a Milano
Teatri di formazione:Actio, parola e immagine nella scena gesuitica del Sei-Settecento a Milano Giovanna Zanlonghi. [La Città e lo Spettacolo,Vol. 13.] (Milan: Vita e Pensiero. 2002. Pp. xxvi, 398. euro34 paperback.)In the last thirty years, theatre...
The Deeds of Pope Innocent III by an Anonymous Author
The Deeds of Pope Innocent III by an Anonymous Author. Translated with an introduction and notes by James M. Powell. (Washington, D.C. : The Catholic University of America Press. 2004. Pp. xlv, 286. $59.95.)There survives no authorial manuscript of the...
The Friars Go to War: Mendicant Military Chaplains, 1216-C. 1300
The mendicant orders, particularly the Franciscans and Dominicans, have received enormous scholarly attention, virtually from their inception in 1210 and 1216, respectively, regarding a wide range of topics, but particularly their activities as preachers,...
The Kiss of Peace: Ritual, Self, and Society in the High and Late Medieval West
The Kiss of Peace: Ritual, Self, and Society in the High and Late Medieval West. By Kiril Petkov. [Cultures, Beliefs and Traditions: Medieval and Early Modern Peoples, Vol. 17.] (Leiden/Boston: Brill Academic Publishers. 2003. Pp. viii, 355. $116.00.)Kiril...
The Leofric Missal
The Leofric Missal. Edited by Nicholas Orchard. Volume I: Introduction, Collation Table and Index; Volume II: Text. [Henry Bradshaw Society, Volumes CXIII and CXIV, issued to members for the years 1999-2000 and 2001-2002.] (Rochester, New York: Published...
The Monarchia Controversy:An Historical Study with Accompanying Translations of Dante Alighieri's Monarchia, Guido Vernani's Refutation of the "Monarchia" Composed by Dante, and Pope John XXII's Bull Si Fratrum
The Monarchia Controversy:An Historical Study with Accompanying Translations of Dante Alighieri's Monarchia, Guido Vernani's Refutation of the "Monarchia" Composed by Dante, and Pope John XXII's Bull Si fratrum. By Anthony K. Cassell. (Washington, D.C....
The Mozarabic Cardinal: The Life and Times of Gonzalo Pérez Gudiel
The Mozarabic Cardinal: The Life and Times of Gonzalo Pérez Gudiel. By Francisco J. Hernández and Peter Linehan. (Florence: Sismel, Edizioni del Galluzzo. 2004. Pp.xxvi, 644. euro75.00.)The Mozarabic cardinal was born, probably in Toledo, in 1238 or...
The Spirit of Early Christian Thought: Seeking the Face of God
Ancient The Spirit of Early Christian Thought: Seeking the Face of God. By Robert Louis Wilken. (New Haven and London: Yale University Press. 2003. Pp. xxiii, 368. $29.95.)One of the great tests of scholarship is to write a good general introduction-a...
Thomas of Marlborough: History of the Abbey of Evesham
Thomas of Marlborough: History of the Abbey of Evesham. Edited and translated by Jane Sayers and Leslie Watkiss. [Oxford Medieval Texts.] (Oxford: Clarendon Press. 2003. Pp. lxxxix, 597.£95.00; $150.00.)In the half-century between 1858 and 1896 the Rolls...
United States Documents in the Propaganda Fide Archives: A Calendar, Volume Twelve
United States Documents in the Propaganda Fide Archives: A Calendar, Volume Twelve. Compiled by Anton Debevec; edited by William J. Short, O.F.M. (Berkeley, California: Academy of American Franciscan History. 2002. Pp. x, 355.)After an interval of fifteen...
Wake for a Fat Vicar: Father Juan Felipe Ortiz, Archbishop Lamy, and the New Mexican Catholic Church in the Middle of the Nineteenth Century
Wake for a Fat Vicar: Father Juan Felipe Ortiz, Archbishop Lamy, and the New Mexican Catholic Church in the Middle of the Nineteenth Century. By Fray Angélico Chávez and Thomas E. Chávez. (Albuquerque: LPD Press. 2004. Pp. v, 217. $25.95 hardback.)Fray...

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