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. 98, No. 3, July

A Bishopric between Three Kingdoms: Calahorra, 1045-1190
A Bishopric between Three Kingdoms: Calahorra, 1045-1190. By Carolina Carl. [The Medieval and Early Modern World, Vol. 43.] (Leiden: Brill. 2011. Pp. xii, 292. $166.00. ISBN 978-9-004-18012-3.)The town of Calahorra, sited on a rock some 1200 feet above...
A History of the Catholic Church in the American South, 1513-1900
American A History of the Catholic Church in the American South, 1513-1900. By James M.Woods. (Gainesville: University of Florida Press. 2011. Pp. xviii, 498. $69.95. ISBN 978-0-813-03532-1.)Citing James O'Toole's The Faithful: A History of Catholics...
All the Way to Heaven: The Selected Letters of Dorothy Day
All the Way to Heaven: The Selected Letters of Dorothy Day. Edited by Robert Ellsberg. (Milwaukee: Marquette University Press. 2010. Pp. xxiii, 456. $35.00. ISBN 978-0-874-62010-0.)Although Dorothy Day's The Long Loneliness (New York, 1952) has served...
A People of One Book: The Bible and the Victorians
A People of One Book: The Bible and the Victorians. By Timothy Larsen. (New York: Oxford University Press. 2011.Pp. viii, 326. $55.00. ISBN 978-0199-57009-6.)In recent years, Timothy Larsen has published studies of Jesus's preaching (The Sermon on the...
Aspects De L'érudition Hagiographique Aux XVII^sup E^ et XVIII^sup E^ Siècles
Aspects de l'érudition hagiographique aux XVII^sup e^ et XVIII^sup e^ siècles. By Bernard Joassart. [École pratique des Hautes Études. Sciences historiques et philologiques- V; Hautes Études médiévales et modernes, 99] (Geneva: Librairie Droz. 2011....
Between Opposition and Collaboration: Nobles, Bishops, and the German Reformations in the Prince-Bishopric of Bamberg, 1555-1619
Between Opposition and Collaboration: Nobles, Bishops, and the German Reformations in the Prince-Bishopric of Bamberg, 1555-1619. By Richard J. Ninness. [Studies in Central European Histories, Vol. IUI.] (Leiden: Brill. 2011. Pp. xiv, 224. $136.00. ISBN...
Cathédrale et Pèlerinage Aux éPoques Médiévale et Moderne: Reliques, Processions et Devotions À L'église-Mère Du Diocese
Cathédrale et pèlerinage aux époques médiévale et moderne: Reliques, processions et devotions à l'église-mère du diocese. Edited by Catherine Vincent and Jacques Pycke. [Bibliothèque de la Revue d'histoire ecclésiastique, Fascicule 92.] (Louvain-la-Neuve:...
Catholic Identity and the Revolt of the Netherlands, 1520-1635
Catholic Identity and the Revolt of the Netherlands, 1520-1635. By Judith Pollmann. [The Past & Present Book Series.] (New York: Oxford University Press. 2011. Pp. xviii, 239. $99.00. ISBN 978-0-199-60991-8.).Historical scholarship on Catholics and...
Christian Churches of the Eastern Mediterranean
Frazee, Charles. Christian Churches of the Eastern Mediterranean. (Placentia, CA: The Author. 2010. Pp. xi, 371. $18.99 paperback. ISBN 9781-456-32954-9.)Over the years there have been many attempts to group and classify the many and varied Eastern churches...
Church Militant: Bishop Kung and Catholic Resistance in Communist Shanghai
Church Militant: Bishop Kung and Catholic Resistance in Communist Shanghai. By Paul P. Mariani. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. 2011. Pp. xvi, 282. $39.95. ISBN 978-0-674-06153-8.)This book is the gripping blow-by-blow narrative of the tragic...
Contested Canonizations: The Last Medieval Saints, 1482-1523
Contested Canonizations: The Last Medieval Saints, 1482-1523. By Ronald C. Finucanef. (Washington, DC:The Catholic University of America Press. 2011. Pp. xii, 276. ISBN 978-0-813-21875-5.)Contested Canonizations is an engaging, "unashamedly narrative"...
Coptic Christianity in Ottoman Egypt
African Coptic Christianity in Ottoman Egypt. By FebeArmanios. (New York: Oxford University Press. 2011. Pp. xvi, 254. $74.00. ISBN 978-0-199-74484-8.)This book explores the religious beliefs as identifying parameters of the Coptic Christian community...
«Cronache Sociali», 1947-1951. Edizione Anastatica Integrale
«Cronache Sociali», 1947-1951. Edizione anastatica integrale. Edited by Alberto Melloni. 2 vols. (Bologna: Istituto per le scienze religiose. 2007. Pp. cii, 1104; 1105-1983, appendix v, with a DVD. euro120,00. ISBN 978-8-890-11073-3.)Giuseppe Dossetti...
Crusading as an Act of Vengeance, 1095-1216
Crusading as an Act of Vengeance, 1095-1216. By Susanna A. Throop. (Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing. 2011. Pp. x, 232. $1 19.95. ISBN 978-0754-66582-3.)In a closely argued, lucid, and thoughtful study of the motif of vengeance in the formative century...
Die Katholiken Und das Dritte Reich: Kontroversen Und Debatten
Die Katholiken und das Dritte Reich: Kontroversen und Debatten. Edited by Karl-Joseph Hummel and Michael Kißener. 2nd edition. (Paderborn: Verlag Ferdinand Schöningh. 2010. Pp. 318. euro19,90 paperback. ISBN 978-3-50677071-4.)Die katholische Kirche im...
Die Register Innocenz' III. 11 Band. 11. Pontifikatsjahr 1208/1209: Texte Und Indices
Die Register Innocenz' III. 11 Band. 11. Pontifikatsjahr 1208/1209: Texte und Indices. Edited by Othmar Hageneder and Andrea Sommerlechner, with Christoph Egger, Rainer Murauer, Reinhard Selinger, and Herwig Weigl. [Publikationen des Historischen Instituts...
Domesticating a Religious Import: The Jesuits and the Inculturation of the Catholic Church in Zimbabwe, 1879-1980
Domesticating a Religious Import: The Jesuits and the Inculturation of the Catholic Church in Zimbabwe, 1879-1980. By Nicholas M. Creary. (New York: Fordham University Press. 2011. Pp. xviii, 339. $45.00. ISBN 978-0823-23334-2.)Nicholas Creary's book...
Empire of Souls: Robert Bellarmine and the Christian Commonwealth
Empire of Souls: Robert Bellarmine and the Christian Commonwealth .By Stefania Tutino. [Oxford Studies in Historical Theology.] (New York: Oxford University Press. 2010. Pp. xii, 404. $74.00. ISBN 978-0-199-74053-6.)Of the periodic outbursts of controversial...
Enlightened Monks: The German Benedictines, 1740-1803
Enlightened Monks: The German Benedictines, 1740-1803. By Ulrich L. Lehner. (New York: Oxford University Press. 2011. Pp. viii, 266. $99-00. ISBN 978-0-199-59512-9).Ulrich Lehner has written a book that anyone with an interest in eighteenth-century Catholicism...
Forum Essay
FORUM ESSAYThe Unintended Reformation: How a Religious Revolution Secularized Society. By Brad S. Gregory. (Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press. 2012. Pp. x, 574. $39.95. ISBN 978-O674-04 563-7.)Introduction by Nelson H. Minnich...
From Inspiration to Invention: Rhetoric in the Constitutions of the Society of Jesus
From Inspiration to Invention: Rhetoric in the Constitutions of the Society of Jesus. By J. Carlos Coupeau, SJ. [No. 22 in Series 3: Scholarly Studies Originally Composed in English.] (St. Louis:The Institute of Jesuit Sources. 2010. Pp. xii, 292. $29.95...
"God Reigningthrough You, Reigns with You": The Charenton Controversy and the Development of Royal Authority in Early Bourbon France
During the years of 1617-20, a little-known polemical debate raged between the Protestant ministers, led by Pierre du Moulin, in the town of Charenton, just outside of Paris, and the fesuit Jean Arnoux, confessor to Louis XIII. Marked by the crisis of...
Handbook for Curates: A Late Medieval Manual on Pastoral Ministry
Handbook for Curates: A Late Medieval Manual on Pastoral Ministry. By Guido of Monte Rochen. Translated by Anne T Thayer. Introduction by Anne T Thayer and Katharine J. Lualdi. [Medieval Texts in Translation.] (Washington, DC: The Catholic University...
Heilsbronn Von der Gründung 1132 Bis 1321: Das Beziehungsgeflecht Eines Zisterzienserklosters Im Spiegel Seiner Quellenüberlieferung
Heilsbronn von der Gründung 1132 bis 1321: Das Beziehungsgeflecht eines Zisterzienserklosters im Spiegel seiner Quellenüberlieferung. By Miriam Montag-Erlwein. [Stuthen zum Germania Sacra, Neue Folge 1.] (Boston: Walter de Gruyter. 2011. Pp. xiv, 666....
Heresy, Crusade and Inquisition in Medieval Quercy
Heresy, Crusade and Inquisition in Medieval Quercy. By Claire Taylor. [Heresy and Inquisition in the Middle Ages, Vol. 2.] (Rochester, NY: York Medieval Press, in association with Boydell & Brewer. 2011. Pp. xvi, 277. $90.00. ISBN 978-1-903-15338-3.)This...
Heretics and Heresies in the Ancient Church and in Eastern Christianity. Studies in Honour of Adelbert Davids
Ancient Heretics and Heresies in the Ancient Church and in Eastern Christianity. Studies in Honour of Adelbert Davids. Edited by Joseph Verheyden and Herman Teule. [Eastern Christian Studies, Vol. 10.] (Leuven: Peeters. 2011. Pp. x, 395. euro59,00 paperback....
I "Fogli Di Udienza"del Cardinale Eugenio Pacelli Segretario Di Stato. Vol. I
I "Fogli di Udienza" del Cardinale Eugenio Pacelli Segretario di Stato. Vol. I (1930). Edited by Sergio Pagano, Marcel Chappin, and Giovanni Coco. [Collectanea Archivi Vaticani, 72.] (Vatican City: Archivio Segreto Vaticano, 2010. Pp.xxv, 590. euro45,00...
Jerusalem on the Hill: Rome and the Vision of St. Peter's in the Renaissance
Tanner, Marie. Jerusalem on the Hill: Rome and the Vision of St. Peter's in the Renaissance. (London: Harvey Miller Publishers. 2010. Pp. 288. $174.00. ISBN 978-1-905-37549-3.)Marie Tanner seeks the intellectual roots of the building of the new St. Peter's...
Kampf Um Florenz-Die Medici Im Exil (1494-1512)
Kampf um Florenz-Die Medici im Exil (1494-1512). By Götz-Rüdiger Tewes. (Cologne: Böhlau Verlag. 2011. Pp. xiv, 1190. euro128,00. ISBN 978-3412-20643-7.)Many years ago, there was a delightful friend, all energy and projects, who would visit my roommates...
Karlstadt and the Origins of the Eucharistic Controversy: A Study in the Circulation of Ideas
Karlstadt and the Origins of the Eucharistic Controversy: A Study in the Circulation of Ideas. By Amy Nelson Burnett. [Oxford Studies in Historical Theology.] (New York: Oxford University Press. 2011. Pp. xxviii, 234. $74.00. ISBN 978-0-199-75399-4.)Within...
La Diócesis De Pamplona En 1734, a Través De la Visita Ad Limina del Obispo Melchor ÁNgel Gutiérrez Vallejo
La Diócesis de Pamplona en 1734, a través de la visita ad limina del Obispo Melchor Ángel Gutiérrez Vallejo. By María Iranzu Rico Arrastia. [Colección Aspectos Jurídicos, 20.] (Pamplona: Universidad Pública de Navarra. 2010. Pp. 489. euro30,00 paperback....
La Prassi Della Censura nell'Italia del Seicento. Tra Repressione E Mediazione
La prassi della censura nell'Italia del Seicento. Tra repressione e mediazione. By Marco Cavarzere. [Temi e testo, 92, "Tribunali della Fede."] (Rome: Edizioni di Storia e Letteratura. 2011. Pp. xx, 263. euro38,00 paperback. ISBN 978-8-86372-281-9.)This...
L'Archivio "Erik Peterson" all'Università Di Torino. Saggi Critici E Inventario
L'Archivio "Erik Peterson" all'Università di Torino. Saggi critici e Inventario. Edited by Adele Monaci Castagno. [Collana di Studi del Centro di Scienze Religiose, 1.] (Alessandria: Edizioni dell'Orso. 2010. Pp. viii, 247. Paperback. ISBN 978-8-876-94260-0.)In...
Le Pergamene dell'Archivio Capitolare Lateranense
Le pergamene dell'Archivio Capitolare Lateranense. By Louis DuvalArnould. [Tabularium Lateranense 1, a cura del Capitolo di San Giovanni in Laterano.] (Vatican City: Archivio Capitolare Lateranense. 2010. Pp. 427. euro40,00 paperback. ISBN 978-8-890-50470-1.)It...
L'inconscient Au Paradis: Comment Les Catholiques Ont Reçu la Psychoanalyse (1920-1965)
L'inconscient au paradis: Comment les catholiques ont reçu la psychoanalyse (1920-1965). By Agnès Desmazières. (Paris: Éditions Payot & Rivages. 2011. Pp. 270. euro21,50 paperback. ISBN 978-2-228-90666-1.)In this significant work Agnes Desmazières...
Making a New World: Founding Capitalism in the Bajío and Spanish North America
Latin American Making a New World: Founding Capitalism in the Bajío and Spanish North America. By John lutino. (Durham: Duke University Press. 2011. Pp. ix, 699- $99-95 clothbound, ISBN 978-0-822-34974-7; $29.95 paperback, ISBN 978-0-822-34989-1.)Despite...
Making War and Minting Christians: Masculinity, Religion, and Colonialism in Early New England
Making War and Minting Christians: Masculinity, Religion, and Colonialism in Early New England. By R.Todd Romero. (Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press. 2011. Pp. xvi, 255. $80.00 clothbound, ISBN 978-1558-49887-7; $26.95 paperback, ISBN 978-1-558-49888-4.)In...
Masters of Preaching: The Most Poignant and Powerful Homilists in Church History
General and Miscellaneous Masters of Preaching: The Most Poignant and Powerful Homilists in Church History. By Ray E.Atwood. (Lanham, MD: Hamilton Books. 2012. Pp. xvi, 305. $60.00. ISBN 978-0-761-85780-8.)A priest of Dubuque has written a most useful...
Medieval Anchoritisms: Gender, Space and the Solitary Life
Medieval Anchoritisms: Gender, Space and the Solitary Life. By Liz Herbert McAvoy. [Gender in the Middle Ages, Vol. 6.] (Rochester, NY: D. S. Brewer, an imprint of Boydell & Brewer. 2011. Pp. x, 201. $95.00. ISBN 978-1-84384277-4.)As Liz Herbert...
Mind Matters: Studies of Medieval and Early Modern Intellectual History in Honour of Marcia Colish
Mind Matters: Studies of Medieval and Early Modern Intellectual History in Honour of Marcia Colish. Edited by Cary J. Nederman, Nancy Van Deusen, and E.Ann Matter. [Disputatio, Vol. 21.] (Turnhout: Brepols Publishers. 2009. Pp. ix, 308. euro60,00. ISBN...
Mission to Tibet: The Extraordinary Eighteenth-Century Account of Father Ippolito Desideri, S.J
Far Eastern Mission to Tibet: The Extraordinary Eighteenth-Century Account of Father Ippolito Desideri, SJ. Translated by Michael J. Sweet. Edited by Leonard Zwilling. (Boston: Wisdom Publications. 2010. Pp. xxvi, 795. $34.95 paperback. ISBN 978-0-861-71676-0.)Among...
Morales En Conflit: Théologie et Polémique Au Grand Siècle (1640-1700)
Morales en conflit: Théologie et polémique au Grand Siècle (1640-1700). By Jean-Pascal Gay (Paris: Les Éditions du Cerf. 201 1 . Pp. 984. euro45,00 paperback. ISBN 978-2-204-09150-3.)In this major study of one of the most notorious of intra-Catholic...
Mujeres Consagradas En El Buenos Aires Colonial
Mujeres consagradas en el Buenos Aires colonial. By Alicia Fraschina.[Temas de historia.] (Buenos Aires: Eudeba [Editorial Universitaria de Buenos Aires]. 2010. Pp. 325. $16.00 paperback. ISBN 978-9-502-31750-2.)In this day and age, when one thinks of...
Notes and Comments
Conferences and CelebrationsThe millennium of the founding of the Holy Hermitage of Camaldoli was celebrated at the monastery on June 19.An international conference on "Egidio da Viterbo, cardinale agostiniano, tra Roma e l'Europa del Rinascimento" will...
Old Believers in a Changing World
Old Believers in a Changing World. By Robert O. Crummey. (DeKaIb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2011. Pp. xiv, 267. $45.00. ISBN 978-0875-80650-1.)For nearly four decades Robert O. Crummey has written about the history of Russia's Old Believers...
One God. Pagan Monotheism in the Roman Empire
One God. Pagan Monotheism in the Roman Empire. Edited by Stephen Mitchell and Peter Van Nuffelen. (New York: Cambridge University Press. 2010. Pp. 239- $99-00. ISBN 978-0-521-19416-7.)Monotheism between Pagans and Christians in Late Antiquity. Edited...
Papist Patriots: The Making of an American Catholic Identity
Papist Patriots: The Making of an American Catholic Identity. By Maura Jane Farrelly. (New York: Oxford University Press. 2012. Pp. xi, 305. $35.00. ISBN 978-0-19-975771-8.)Every so often a book comes along that presents a dramatically different interpretation...
Peter of Damascus: Byzantine Monk and Spiritual Theologian
Peter of Damascus: Byzantine Monk and Spiritual Theologian. By Greg Peters. [Studies and Texts, 175.] (Toronto: Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies. 2011. Pp. xii, 214. $75.00. ISBN 978-0-888-44175-1.)In this book Greg Peters introduces us to a...
Picturing the Scientific Revolution
Picturing the Scientific Revolution. By Volker R. Remmert. Translated by Ben Kern. [Early Modern Catholicism and the Visual Arts Series, Vol. 4.] (Philadelphia: Saint Joseph's University Press, 2011. Pp. vi, 295. $65.00. ISBN 978-0-916-10167-1.)This...
Processi Informativi per la Nomina Dei Vescovi Di Trento nell'Archivio Segreto Vaticano (Secoli XVII-XVIII)
Processi informativi per la nomina dei vescovi di Trento nell'Archivio Segreto Vaticano (secoli XVII-XVIII). Edited by Ugo Paoli. [Annali dell'Istituto storico italo-germanico in Trento, Fonti, 10.] (Bologna: Società editrice il Mulino. 2010. Pp. 771....
Reason Fulfilled by Revelation: The 1930s Christian Philosophy Debates in France
Reason Fulfilled by Revelation: The 1930s Christian Philosophy Debates in France. Edited and translated by Gregory B. Sadler. (Washington, DC: The Catholic University of America Press. 2011. Pp. x, 336. $64.95. ISBN 978-0813-21721-5.)Reflection on the...
Religionen Und Katholizismus, Bildung Und Geschichtsdidaktik, Arbeiterbewegung: Ausgewählte Aufsätze
Late Modern European Religionen und Katholizismus, Bildung und Geschichtsdidaktik, Arbeiterbewegung: Ausgewählte Aufsätze. By Michael Klöcker. [Beiträge zur Kirchen- und Kulturgeschichte, Vol. 21.] (Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang. 2011. Pp. 629. $137.95....
Religious Conflict and Accommodation in the Early Modern World
Early Modern European Religious Conflict and Accommodation in the Early Modern World. Edited by Marguerite Ragnow and William D. Phillips Jr. [Minnesota Studies in Early Modern History, No. 3] (Minneapolis: Center for Early Modern History, University...
Religious Liberties: Anti-Catholicism and Liberal Democracy in Nineteenth-Century U.S. Literature and Culture
Religious Liberties: Anti-Catholicism and Liberal Democracy in Nineteenth Century U.S. Literature and Culture. By Elizabeth Fenton. (New York: Oxford University Press. 2011. Pp. xii, 178. $65.00. ISBN 978-0-195-38409-3.)Few scholars of anti-Catholicism...
Saint and Nation: Santiago, Teresa of Avila, and Plural Identities in Early Modern Spain
Saint and Nation: Santiago, Teresa of Avila, and Plural Identities in Early Modern Spain. By Erin Kathleen Rowe. (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press. 2011. Pp. xvi, 264. $74.95. ISBN 978-0-271-03773-8.)A country deeply divided over...
Saving the Souls of Medieval London: Perpetual Chantries at St Paul's Cathedral, C. 1200-1548
Saving the Souls of Medieval London: Perpetual Chantries at St Paul's Cathedral, c. 1200-1548. By Marie-Hélène Rousseau. [Church, Faith and Culture in the Medieval West.] (Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing. 2011. Pp. xiv, 242. $124.95. ISBN 978-1-409-40581-8.)The...
Sedulius Scottus: De Rectoribus Christianis, "On Christian Rulers."
Sedulius Scottus: De Rectoribus Christianis, "On Christian Rulers." Edited and translated by R. W Dyson. (Rochester, NY: Boydell Press. 2010. Pp. 202. $90.00. ISBN 978-1-843-83566-0.)This book is a bilingual edition, Latin and English on facing pages,...
Sinners on Trial: Jews and Sacrilege after the Reformation
Sinners on Trial: Jews and Sacrilege after the Reformation. By Magda Teter. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. 2011. Pp. x, 331. $39.95. ISBN 978-0-674-05297-0.)Politically powerful noblemen in Reformation Poland, attempting to protect Protestants...
Statuti E Costituzioni Medievali del Capitolo Lateranense
Statuti e costituzioni medievali del Capitolo Lateranense. By Louis DuvalArnould and Jochen Johrendt with the collaboration of Anna Maria Voci. [Tabulari um Lateranense 2.] (Vatican City: Archivio Capitolare Lateranense. 2011. Pp. 195. euro20,00 paperback....
Still More Light on Vatican Council II
Dialogo e rinnovamento. Verbali e testi del segretariato per l'unità dei cristiani nella preparazione del concilio Vaticano II (1960-1962).Edited by Mauro Velati. [Istituto per le scienze religiose, Serie: Fonti e strumenti di ricerca, 5.] (Bologna:...
Sulle Trace Di Una Storia Omessa: Storiografia Moderna E Contemporanea dell'Ordine Francescano
Sulle trace di una storia omessa: Storiografia moderna e contemporanea dell'Ordine francescano. By Giuseppe Buffon. [Analecta Francescana, Tomus XVIII; Nova Series: Documenta et Studia, 6.] (Grottaferrata: Frati Editori di Quaracchi. 2011. Pp. 271. euro35,00...
Ten Popes Who Shook the World
Duffy, Eamon. Ten Popes Who Shook the World. (New Haven: Yale University Press. 2011. Pp. 151. $25.00. ISBN 978-0-300-17688-9)This short, illustrated volume of captivating essays began as a series of BBC radio programs in 2007. Eamon Duffy starts by...
The Bear: History of a Fallen King
Medieval The Bear: History of a Fallen King. By Michel Pastoureau. Translated by George Holock (Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press. 2011. Pp. vin, 343. $29.95. ISBN 978-0-674-04782-2.)Michel Pastoureau's The Bear: History of a Fallen...
The Eucharist in Pre-Norman Ireland
The Eucharist in Pre-Norman Ireland. By Neil Xavier O'Donoghue. (Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press. 2011. Pp. xv; 352. $48.00 paperback. ISBN 978-0-268-03732-1.)In this study of the Eucharist in pre-Norman Ireland, Neil Xavier O'Donoghue has...
The Franciscan Tradition
The Franciscan Tradition. By Regis J. Armstrong and Ingrid J. Peterson. [Spirituality in History Series.] (Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press. 2010. Pp. xxviii, 196. $16.95 paperback. ISBN 978-0-814-63030-3.)The present volume is the first in a new series...
The Inner Lives of Medieval Inquisitors
The Inner Lives of Medieval Inquisitors. By Karen Sullivan. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 2011. Pp. xii, 296. $45.00. ISBN 978-0-22678167-9.)As Karen Sullivan knows, three of the seven titular figures in The Inner Lives of Medieval Inquisitors...
The Life of Wulfric of Haselbury, Anchorite
The Life of Wulfric of Haselbury, Anchorite. By John of Forde. Introduction, translation, and notes by Pauline Matarasso. [Cistercian Fathers Series, No. 79] (Collegeville, MN: Cistercian Publications. Distrib. Liturgical Press. 2011. Pp. viii, 262....
The Mixed Multitude: Jacob Frank and the Frankist Movement, 1755-1816
The Mixed Multitude Jacob Frank and the Frankist Movement, 1755-1816. By Pawel Maciejko. (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. 2011. Pp. xiii, 360. $65.00. ISBN 978-0-812-24315-4.)This fascinating book tells the tangled story that began in...
The Modernist as Philosopher: Selected Writings of Marcel Hébert
The Modernist as Philosopher: Selected Writings of Marcel Hébert. Translated by CJ. T Talar and Elizabeth Emery. Introduced and edited by CJ. T Talar. (Washington, DC: The Catholic University of America Press. 2011. Pp. x, 254. $64.95. ISBN 978-0-8132-1879-3.)The...
The Pope's Soldiers: A Military History of the Modern Vatican
The Pope's Soldiers: A Military History of the Modern Vatican. By David Alvarez. [Modern War Studies.] (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas. 2011. Pp. xiii, 429. $34.95. ISBN 978-0-700-61770-8.)Serious readers of church history are well aware of military...
The Proceedings against the Templars in the British Isles, Vol. 1: The Latin Edition; Vol. 2: The Translation
The Proceedings against the Templars in the British Isles, Vol. 1: The Latin Edition; Vol. 2: The Translation. Edited and translated by Helen J. Nicholson. (Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing. 2011.VoI. 1: Pp. xl, 432; $134.95; ISBN 978-1-409-43650-8....
The Register of William Melton, Archbishop of York, 1317-1340, Vol. VI
The Register of William Melton, Archbishop of York, 1317-1340, Vol. VI. Edited by David Robinson. [The Canterbury and York Society, Vol. CL] (Rochester, NY: Boydell Press. 2011. Pp. x, 281. $45.00. ISBN 978-0-90723973-4.)In volume VI of the Register...
The Rise of Charismatic Catholicism in Latin America
The Rise of Charismatic Catholicism in Latin America. By Edward L. Cleary. (Gainesville: University Press of Florida. 2011. Pp. xiv, 309- $74.95. ISBN 978-0-813-03608-3.)This book offers a clear and straightforward assessment of a not very well understood...
The Ruin of the Eternal City: Antiquity and Preservation in Renaissance Rome
The Ruin of the Eternal City: Antiquity and Preservation in Renaissance Rome. By David Karmon. (New York: Oxford University Press. 201 1 . Pp. xii, 320. $65.00. ISBN 978-0-199-76689-5.)This book challenges the evidence of our eyes and of scholarly tradition....
The Senses and the English Reformation
The Senses and the English Reformation. By Matthew Milner. [St. Andrews Studies in Reformation History] (Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing. 201 1. Pp. xiv, 407. $124.95. ISBN 978-0-754-66642-4.)The common understanding of late-medieval Christianity...
The St Albans Chronicle: The Chronica Maiora of Thomas Walsingham, Vol. II: 1394-1422
The St Albans Chronicle: The Chronica Maiora of Thomas Walsingham, Vol. II: 1394-1422. Edited and translated by John Taylor, Wendy R. Childs, and Leslie Watkiss. [Oxford Medieval Texts.] (New York: Oxford University Press. 2011. Pp. c, 888. $250.00....
Were the Popes against the Jews? Tracking the Myths, Confronting the Ideologues
Were the Popes against the Jews? Tracking the Myths, Confronting the Ideologues. By Justus George Lawler. (Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing. 2012.Pp. xviii, 387. $35.00. ISBN 978-0-802-86629-5.)Historian David Kertzer contributed constructively...
Why Paradox? the Contradictions of My Life as a Scholar
Distinguished historian Caroline Walker Bynum discusses influences on her work in medieval European history as teacher and scholar and draws conclusions about methods of writing history.Keywords: historical method; women's history; history of the body;...
Witch Beliefs and Witch Trials in the Middle Ages: Documents and Readings
Witch Beliefs and Witch Trials in the Middle Ages: Documents and Readings. By R G. Maxwell-Stuart. (New York: Continuum. 2011. Pp. x, 228. $32.95. ISBN 978-1-441-14965-7.)This book's title derives from that of Joseph Hansen's Quellen und Untersuchungen...

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