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. 102, No. 1, Winter

Allegorizing History: The Venerable Bede, Figural Exegesis and Historical Theory
BRIEF NOTICE Furry, Timothy J. Allegorizing History: The Venerable Bede, Figurai Exegesis and Historical Theory. (Cambridge, UK: James Clarke. 2014. Pp. xi, 162. S39.00 paperback. ISBN 978-0-227-17424-1.)In this short book for theologians Timothy J....
America's First Chaplain: The Life and Times of the Reverend Jacob Duché
America's First Chaplain: The Life and Times of the Reverend Jacob Duché. By Kevin J. Dellape. [Studies in Eighteenth-Century America and the Atlantic World.] (Bethlehem, PA: Lehigh University Press. 2013. Pp. xxii, 208. $75.00. ISBN 978-1-61146-143-5.)Jacob...
America's Pastor: Billy Graham and the Shaping of a Nation
America's Pastor: Billy Graham and the Shaping of a Nation. By Grant Wacker. (Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press. 2014. Pp. x, 413. S27.95. ISBN 978-0-674-05218-5.)This is not a standard biography, but a book on "Graham's place...
An Allegory of Divine Love: The Netherlandish Blockbook Canticum Canticorum
An Allegory of Divine Love: The Netherlandish Blockbook Canticum Canticorum. By Marilyn Aronberg Lavin. [Early Modern Catholicism and the Visual Arts, Vol. 10.] (Philadelphia: Saint Joseph's University Press. 2014. Pp. viii, 238. $85.00. ISBN 978-0-916-10179-4.)The...
Benedictine Men and Women of Courage: Roots and History
Benedictine Men and Women of Courage: Roots and History. Rev. ed. By Ann Kessler, O.S.B., with Neville Ann Kelly. (Seattle: Lean Scholar Press. 2014. Pp. xxviii, 481. $26.95 paperback. ISBN 978-0-9904497-0-6).There is no up-to-date and reliable one-volume...
Black Saint of the Americas: The Life and Afterlife of Martín De Porres
Black Saint of the Americas: The Life and Afterlife of Martín de Porres. By Celia Cussen. [Cambridge Latin American Studies, Vol. 99.] (New York: Cambridge University Press. 2014. Pp. xvi, 292. S90.00. ISBN 978-1-107-03437-2.)Black Saint of the Americas...
Built with Faith: Italian American Imagination and Catholic Material Culture in New York City
Built with Faith: Italian American Imagination and Catholic Material Culture in New York City. By Joseph Sciorra. (Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press. 2015. Pp. xlii, 262. $65.00. ISBN 978-1-62190-119-8.)One of Joseph Sciorra's goals in Built with...
Catholic Borderlands: Mapping Catholicism onto American Empire, 1905-1935
Catholic Borderlands: Mapping Catholicism onto American Empire, 1905-1935. By Anne M. Martinez. (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. 2014. Pp. xviii, 293. S70.00. ISBN 978-0-8032-4877-9.)The onset of the Mexican Revolution sent shockwaves through...
Change and Conflict in the U.S. Army Chaplain Corps since 1945
Change and Conflict in the U.S. Army Chaplain Corps since 1945. By Anne C. Loveland. [Legacies of War.] (Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press. 2014. Pp. xviii, 349. $64.00. ISBN 978-1-62190-012-2.)In Change and Conflict in the U.S. Army Chaplain...
Christianity in Roman Africa: The Development of Its Practices and Beliefs
ANCIENT Christianity in Roman Africa: The Development of Its Practices and Beliefs. By J. Patout Burns and Robin M. Jensen. (Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing. 2014. Pp. liii, 670. $55.00. ISBN 978-0-8028-6931-9.)Early Christianity had...
Church of Spies: The Pope's Secret War against Hitler
Church of Spies: The Pope's Secret War against Hitler. By Mark Riebling. (New York: Basic Books. 2015. Pp. viii, 375. S29.99. ISBN 978-0-465-02229-8.)Nearly sixty years have elapsed since the death of Pope Pius XII, but the documents relating to his...
Cunegonde's Kidnapping: A Story of Religious Conflict in the Age of Enlightenment
Cunegonde's Kidnapping: A Story of Religious Conflict in the Age of Enlightenment. By Benjamin Kaplan. [The Lewis Walpole Series in Eighteenth-Century Culture and History.] (New Haven: Yale University Press. 2014. Pp. xxii, 290. S30.00. ISBN 978-0-300-18736-6.)In...
Der Jansenismus-Eine "Katholische Häresie"? das Ringen Um Gnade, Rechtfertigung Und Die Autorität Augustins in der Frühen Neuzeit
Der Jansenismus-eine "katholische Häresie"? Das Ringen um Gnade, Rechtfertigung und die Autorität Augustins in der frühen Neuzeit. Edited by Dominik Burkard and Tanja Thanner. [Reformationsgeschichtliche Studien und Texte, Band 159.] (Münster: Aschendorff...
Der Pontifikat Gregors IV. (827-844): Vorstellung Und Wahrnehmung Päpstlichen Handelns Im 9. Jahrhundert
Der Pontifikat Gregors IV. (827-844): Vorstellung und Wahrnehmung päpstlichen Handelns im 9. Jahrhundert. By Cornelia Scherer. [Päpste und Papsttum, Band 42.] (Stuttgart: Anton Hiersemann Verlag. 2013. Pp. xvi, 345. euro158,00. ISBN 978-3-7772-1308-8.)Few...
Doctrinas Y Relaciones De Poder En El Cisma De Occidente Y En la éPoca Conciliar (1378-1449)
Doctrinas y relaciones de poder en el Cisma de occidente y en la época conciliar (1378- 1449). Edited by José Antonio de C. R. De Souza and Bernardo Bayona Aznar. [Colección Ciencias Sociales, No. 94.] (Zaragoza: Prensas de la Universidad de Zaragoza....
Does Church History Matter?
GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS Does Church History Matter? By Robert F. Rea. (Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic. 2014. Pp. 231. $20.00. ISBN 978-0-8308-2819-7.)This book argues for the relevance of church history to the concerns of contemporary Protestant congregations....
Ecclesial Dissent in Italy in the Sixties
Catholic scholars, like Catholics in general, continue to be profoundly divided by the events of the 1960s-especially by the Second Vatican Council. Some conservative Catholics blame the Council for the decline in church attendance since the 1960s; others...
Envisioning Christ on the Cross: Ireland and the Early Medieval West
Envisioning Christ on the Cross: Ireland and the Early Medieval West. Edited by Juliet Mullins, Jenifer Ni Ghrádaigh, and Richard Hawtree. (Dublin: Four Courts Press; distrib. ISBS, Portland, OR. 2013. Pp. xiv, 370. $74.50. ISBN 9781-84682-387-0.)The...
Establishing Religious Freedom: Jefferson's Statute in Virginia
Establishing Religious Freedom: Jefferson's Statute in Virginia. By Thomas E. Buckley. (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press. 2013. Pp. xvi, 359. $39.50. ISBN 978-0-8139-3503-4.)There is a certain pristine clarity to Thomas Jefferson's "Statute...
Expanding Horizons: Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary 1919-1943
Expanding Horizons: Sisters of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary 1919-1943. By Ann M. Harrington. (Dubuque, IA: Mount Carmel Press. 2014. Pp. xii, 185. ISBN 0-974-8082-2-9.)Expanding Horizons is a history of the Sisters of the Charity of the Blessed...
Heaven Can Wait: Purgatory in Catholic Devotional and Popular Culture
Heaven Can Wait: Purgatory in Catholic Devotional and Popular Culture. By Diana Walsh Pasulka. (New York: Oxford University Press. 2014. Pp. x, 207. S29.95. ISBN 978-0-19-538202-0.)This book gives a certain appearance of being a scholarly treatment of...
Iserloh: Der Thesenanschlag Fand Nicht Statt
Iserloh: Der Thesenanschlag fand nicht statt. By Uwe Wolff. Edited by Barbara Hallensleben. (Basel: Friedrich Reinhardt Verlag. 2013. Pp. xvii, 267. euro25,00. ISBN 978-3-7245-1956-0.)Next year, the Protestant and Catholic Churches will commemorate an...
John the Baptist's Prayer or the Descent into Hell from the Exeter Book: Text, Translation and Critical Study
John the Baptist's Prayer or The Descent into Hell from the Exeter Book: Text, Translation and Critical Study. By M. R. Rambaran-Olm. [Anglo-Saxon Studies 21.] (Rochester, NY: D. S. Brewer, an imprint of Boydell & Brewer. 2014. Pp. ix, 249. S99.00....
Juan De Valdés and the Italian Reformation
Juan de Valdés and the Italian Reformation. By Massimo Firpo. Translated by Richard Bates. [Catholic Christendom, 1300-1700.] (Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing. 2015. Pp. xvi, 261. $119.95. ISBN 978-1-4724-3977-2.)The late Gordon Kinder once called...
La Conquistadora: The Virgin Mary at War and Peace in the Old and New Worlds
AMERICAN La Conquistadora: The Virgin Mary at War and Peace in the Old and New Worlds. By Amy G. Remensnyder. (New York: Oxford University Press. 2014. Pp. ix, 470. $99.00. ISBN 978-0-19-989298-3.)For many, the archetypal image of the Virgin Mary reveals...
Lectio Divina: The Medieval Experience of Reading
Medieval Lectio Divina: The Medieval Experience of Reading. By Duncan Robertson. [Cistercian Studies, Vol. 238.J (Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press. 2011. Pp. xxi, 247. S34.95 paperback. ISBN 978-0-87907-238-4.)Lectio Divina, a meditative, ruminative...
Les Religions et Les Cultures Dans l'Occident Européen Au XIXe Siècle (1800-1914)
Late Modern European Les religions et les cultures dans l'Occident européen au XIXe siècle (1800-1914). By Gérard Cholvy. [Histoire des mondes chrétiens.] (Paris: Editions Karthala. 2014. Pp. 397. euro27,00 paperback. ISBN 978-2-8111-1313-1.)Gérard Cholvy,...
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR/Ian Ker Replies
It is clear from Ian Ker's review of The Antagonist Principle: John Henry Newman and the Paradox of Personality {ante, 101 [2015], 947-49) that he has no interest in conveying to a reader what my book actually is about. Instead, he uses it as a springboard...
Lost Letters of Medieval Life: English Society, 1200-1250
Lost Letters of Medieval Life: English Society, 1200-1250. Edited and translated by Martha Carlin and David Crouch. [The Middle Ages Series.] (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. 2013. Pp. xxvi, 334. $29.95. ISBN 978-08122-4459-5.)This elegant...
Mighty England Do Good: Culture, Faith, Empire, and World in the Foreign Missions of the Church of England, 1850-1915
Mighty England Do Good: Culture, Faith, Empire, and World in the Foreign Missions of the Church of England, 1850-1915. By Steven S. Maughan. [Studies in the History of Christian Missions.] (Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing. 2014. Pp....
Missionaries of Republicanism: A Religious History of the Mexican-American War
Missionaries of Republicanism: A Religious History of the Mexican-American War. By John C. Pinheiro. (New York: Oxford University Press. 2014. Pp. xii, 240. S45.00. ISBN 978-0-19-994867-3.)Any scholarly work that ties evangelical Christianity to a long...
Motherhood, Religion, and Society in Medieval Europe, 400-1400: Essays Presented to Henrietta Leyser
Motherhood, Religion, and Society in Medieval Europe, 400-1400: Essays Presented to Henrietta Leyser. Edited by Conrad Leyser and Lesley Smith. [Church, Faith, and Culture in the Medieval West.] (Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing. 2012. Pp. xvii, 369....
Murder in the Refectory: The Death of António De Andrade, S.J
In the more than two centuries between the founding of the Society of Jesus and its suppression in 1773, opponents of its work murdered many of its missionaries. Such deaths were considered martyrdoms, and some of the victims were beatified or canonized....
Nahua and Maya Catholicisms, Texts and Religion in Colonial Central Mexico and Yucatan
Nahua and Maya Catholicisms, Texts and Religion in Colonial Central Mexico and Yucatan. By Mark Z. Christensen. (Stanford: Stanford University Press; Berkeley: Academy of American Franciscan History Press. 2013. Pp. xiv.318. $65.00. ISBN 978-0-8047-8528-0.)Mark...
Negotiated Sanctity: Incorruption, Community, and Medical Expertise
In 1625 the apostolic phase of the canonization process for Pope Gregory X, who had been dead nearly 350 years, opened in Arezzo, Italy. Among the purported miracles to be considered in deciding whether he qualified as a saint was the fact that his body...
Nicholas of Cusa and Islam: Polemic and Dialogue in the Late Middle Ages
Nicholas of Cusa and Islam: Polemic and Dialogue in the Late Middle Ages. Edited by Ian Christopher Levy, Rita George-Tvrtkovic, and Donald Duclow. (Leiden: Brill. 2014. Pp. xx, 256. euro115,00. ISBN 978-90-04-27475-4.)Nicholas of Cusa was an important...
Notes and Comments
ASSOCIATION NEWSAt its Executive Council meeting in Atlanta on Januar)' 7, 2016, Father Bentley Anderson, S J., was offered a new five-year appointment as executive secretary and treasurer of the American Catholic Historical Association (ACHA) that will...
OBITUARIES: Dennis Dale Martin (1952-2015)
Dennis D. Martin will always be recognized as a medieval scholar, specifically related to monasticism and the Protestant Reformation. However, it is important to analyze his academic production within the trajectory of his own spiritual jour- ney-what...
OBITUARIES: John Antony Bossy (1933-2015)
"The Tigers of Wrath are wiser than the Horses of Instruction." Not many writers could get away with invoking these words of the visionary poet William Blake to preface a book. However, the historian John Bossy, who died aged eightytwo on October 23,...
Orthodox Constructions of the West
Orthodox Constructions of the West. Edited by George E. Demacopoulos and Aristotle Papanikolaou. [Orthodox Christianity and Contemporary Thought.] (New York: Fordham University Press. 2013. Pp. xii, 365. $125.00 clothbound, ISBN 978-0-8232-5192-6; $35.00...
Outreach and Renewal: A First-Millennium Legacy for the Third-Millennium Church
Outreach and Renewal: A First-Millennium Legacy for the Third-Millennium Church. By James McSherry. [Cistercian Studies Series, No. 236.] (Trappist, KY: Cistercian Publications; Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press. 2011. Pp. x, 276. $34.95 paperback....
Partners in Spirit: Women, Men and Religious Life in Germany, 1100-1500
Partners in Spirit: Women, Men and Religious Life in Germany, 1100-1500. Edited by Fiona J. Griffiths and Julie Hotchin. [Medieval Women: Texts and Contexts, Vol. 24.] (Turnhout: Brepols. 2014. Pp. x, 427. euro100,00. ISBN 978-2503-54096-2.)Partners...
Preaching the Word in Manuscript and Print in Late Medieval England: Essays in Honour of Susan Powell
Preaching the Word in Manuscript and Print in Late Medieval England: Essays in Honour of Susan Powell. Edited by Martha W. Driver and Veronica M. O'Mara. [Sermo: Studies on Patristic, Medieval and Reformation Sermons and Preaching, Vol. 11.] (Turnhout:...
Profeti E Profetismi: Escatologia, Millenarismo E Utopia
Profeti e profetismi: Escatologia, millenarismo e utopia. Edited by André Vauchez. [Conifere, Vol. 7.] (Bologna: Edizioni Dehoniane. 2014. Pp. 484. euro49,00 paperback. ISBN 978-88-10-56008-2.)Although perhaps not as fashionable as they were around the...
Punishment and Penance: Two Phases in the History of the Bishop's Tribunal of Novara
Punishment and Penance: Two Phases in the History of the Bishop's Tribunal of Novara. By Thomas B. Deutscher. (Toronto: University of Toronto Press. 2013. Pp. xiv, 215. $60.00. ISBN 978-1-4426-4442-7.)Among the many actions taken by the bishop's tribunal...
Report of the Editor
Volume 101 of the journal consisted of 1004 pages of articles, essays, book reviews, brief notices, and the quarterly sections Notes and Comments, Periodical Literature, and Other Books Received, with an additional twenty-four pages of preliminar)' material....
Saint John's Abbey Church: Marcel Breuer and the Creation of a Modern Sacred Space
Saint John's Abbey Church: Marcel Breuer and the Creation of a Modern Sacred Space. By Victoria M. Young. (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. 2014. Pp. xxi, 216. $34.95. ISBN 978-0-8166-7616-3.)Architectural historian Victoria M. Young wastes...
Sources for Monastic Life in the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Period
Sources for Monastic Life in the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Period. Edited by Carolyn Marino Malone and Clark Maines. [Disciplina Monástica, Vol. 10.] (Turnhout: Brepols. 2014. Pp. 393. euro115,00 paperback. ISBN 978-2-503-55011-4.)This volume...
Storia Di Clelia Farnese: Amori, Potere, Violenza Nella Roma Della Controriforma
Storia di Clelia Farnese: Amori, potere, violenza nella Roma della Controriforma. By Gigliola Fragnito. (Bologna: Società éditrice il Mulino. 2013. Pp. 329. euro25,00. ISBN 978-88-15-24661-5.)Gigliola Fragnito has produced a work sure to receive vociferous...
The 1960s Los Angeles Seminary Crisis
The study of seminary education is one of the most neglected subfields in the whole underdeveloped area of American Catholic historiography."* 1 So noted Philip Gleason of the University of Notre Dame about thirty years ago. There has been some improvement...
The Beguine, the Angel, and the Inquisitor: The Trials of Marguerite Porete and Guiard of Cressonessart
The Beguine, the Angel, and the Inquisitor: The Trials of Marguerite Torete and Guiard of Cressonessart. By Sean L. Field. (Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press. 2012. Pp. xi, 407. $40.00 paperback. ISBN 978-0-268-02892-3.)With this volume, Sean...
The Bishop of Rome in Late Antiquity
The Bishop of Rome in Late Antiquity. Edited by Geoffrey D. Dunn. (Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing. 2015. Pp. xi, 273. $124.95. ISBN 978-1-47245552-9.)The eleven essays that compose this volume on the role of the bishop of Rome, edited by Geoffrey...
The Book of Emperors: A Translation of the Middle High German
The Book of Emperors: A Translation of the Middle High German Kaiserchronik. Edited and translated by Henry A. Myers. [Medieval European Studies, Vol. 14.] (Morgantown: West Virginia University Press. 2013. Pp xii, 398. S44.95 paperback. ISBN 978-1-935978-70-1.)The...
The Church of Greece under Axis Occupation
The Church of Greece under Axis Occupation. By Panteleymon Anastasakis. [World War II: The Global, Human, and Ethical Dimension.] (New York: Fordham University Press. 2015. Pp. xiv, 349. $55.00. ISBN 978-0-8232-6199-4.)The Nazi occupation of several...
The Cistercian Arts from the 12th to the 21st Century
The Cistercian Arts from the 12th to the 21st Century. Edited by Terryl N. Kinder and Roberto Cassanelli. Translated by Joyce Myerson. [McGill-Queen's Studies in the History of Religion, Vol. 71.] (Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press. 2014. Pp....
The Collectio Burdegalensis: A Study and Register of an Eleventh-Century Canon Law Collection
The Collectio Burdegalensis: A Study and Register of an Eleventh-Century Canon Law Collection. By Kriston R. Rennie. [Medieval Law and Theology, Vol. 6.] (Toronto: Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies. 2013. Pp. xiv, 247. $95.00. ISBN 978-0-88844-185-0.)Whereas...
The Correspondence of Pope Julius I
The Correspondence of Pope Julius I. Translation and commentary by Glen L. Thompson. [Library of Early Christianity, Vol. 3.] (Washington, DC: The Catholic University of America Press. 2015. Pp. cvi, 259. $39.95. ISBN 9780-813-227-078.)Julius of Rome...
The Debate on the Crusades
The Debate on the Crusades. By Christopher Tyerman. [Issues in Historiography.] (Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press; distrib. Palgrave. 2011. Pp. xii, 260. $90.00 clothbound, ISBN 978-0-7190-7320-5; $30.95 paperback, ISBN 978-0-7190-7321-2.)This...
The Divine Office in Anglo-Saxon England, 597-C. 1000
The Divine Office in Anglo-Saxon England, 597-c. 1000. By Jesse D. Billett. [Henry Bradshaw Society, Subsidia 7.] (London: Boydell Press, for the Henry Bradshaw Society. 2014. Pp. xxii, 463. $99.00. ISBN 978-1-90749-728-5.)Historians have sometimes lamented...
The Early Byzantine Christian Church: An Archaeological Re-Assessment of Forty-Seven Early Byzantine Basilical Church Excavations Primarily in Israel and Jordan, and Their Historical and Liturgical Context
The Early Byzantine Christian Church: An Archaeological Re-assessment of Forty-Seven Early Byzantine Basilical Church Excavations Primarily in Israel and Jordan, and Their Historical and Liturgical Context. By Bernard Mulholland. [Byzantine and Neohellenic...
The Fantasy of Reunion: Anglicans, Catholics, and Ecumenism, 1833-1882
The Fantasy of Reunion: Anglicans, Catholics, and Ecumenism, 1833-1882. By Mark D. Chapman. (New York: Oxford University Press. 2014. Pp. x, 329. $99.00. ISBN 978-0-19-968806-7.)Mark Chapman's new book casts an eye on the seemingly narrow topic of ecumenical...
The French Revolution. Faith, Desire, and Politics
The French Revolution. Faith, Desire, and Politics. By Noah Shusterman. (New York: Routledge. 2014. Pp. xiii, 265. $34.95 paperback. ISBN 978-0-41566021-1.)This new synthesis on the French Revolution from 1789 through the end of the Directory is self-consciously...
The Guaraní and Their Missions: A Socioeconomic History
The Guaraní and Their Missions: A Socioeconomic History. By Julia J. S. Sarreal. (Stanford: Stanford University Press. 2014. Pp. xviii, 335. $65.00. ISBN 9780-8047-8597-6.)Although the colonial frontiers of South America have received relatively little...
The Lawyer of the Church: Bishop Clemente De Jesús Munguía and the Clerical Response to the Mexican Liberal Reforma
The Lawyer of the Church: Bishop Clemente de Jesús Munguía and the Clerical Response to the Mexican Liberal Reforma. By Pablo Mijangos y González. [The Mexican Experience, Vol. 28.] (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. 2015. Pp. xxxii, 335. $45.00...
The Lead Books of Granada
The Lead Books of Granada. By Elizabeth Drayson. [Early Modern History: Society and Culture.] (New York: Palgrave. 2013. Pp. xv, 289. $95.00. ISBN: 978-1137-35884-4.)The human stories behind the multilingual and multigraphic parchment, relics, and "Lead...
The Moscow Council (1917-1918): The Creation of the Conciliar Institutions of the Russian Orthodox Church
The Moscow Council (1917-1918): The Creation of the Conciliar Institutions of the Russian Orthodox Church. By Hyacinthe Destivelle, O.P. Edited by Michael Plekon and Vitaly Permiakov. Translated by Jerry Ryan. (Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press....
The Orthodox Church in the Arab World, 700-1700: An Anthology of Sources
The Orthodox Church in the Arab World, 700-1700: An Anthology of Sources. Edited by Samuel Noble and Alexander Treiger. [Orthodox Christian Series.] (DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press. 2014. Pp. x, 375. $35.00 paperback. ISBN 978-0-87580-701-0.)The...
The Polish Orthodox Church in the Twentieth Century and Beyond: Prisoner of History
The Polish Orthodox Church in the Twentieth Century and Beyond: Prisoner of History. By Edward D. Wynot Jr. (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, an imprint of Rowman & Littlefield. 2015. Pp. xiii, 123. $75.00. ISBN 978-1-7391-98841, clothbound; ISBN 978-0-7391-9885-8,...
The Sleep of Behemoth: Disputing Peace and Violence in Medieval Europe, 1000-1200
The Sleep of Behemoth: Disputing Peace and Violence in Medieval Europe, 1000-1200. By Jehangir Yezdi Malegam. (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press. 2013. Pp. xvi, 335. $55.00. ISBN 978-0-8014-5132-4.)The Sleep of Behemoth follows the discourse about...
Thomas Aquinas's Summa Theologiae; A Biography
Thomas Aquinas's Summa Theologiae; A Biography. By Bernard McGinn. [Lives of Great Religious Books.] (Princeton: Princeton University Press. 2014. Pp. xi, 260. S24.95. ISBN 978-0-691-15426-8.)In 1265 the Roman Dominican Province assigned St. Thomas Aquinas...
Two Early Lives of Severos, Patriarch of Antioch
Two Early Lives of Severos, Patriarch of Antioch. Translated with an introduction and notes by Sebastian Brock and Brian Fitzgerald. [Translated Texts for Historians, Vol. 59.] (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press; distrib. University of Chicago Press....
Un'altra Fede. le Case Dei Catecumeni Nei Territori Estensi (1583-1938)
Un'altra fede. Le Case dei catecumeni nei territori estensi (1583-1938). By Matteo Al Kalak and Ilaria Pavan. [Biblioteca della Rivista di storia e letteratura religiosa-Studi, Vol. 27.] (Florence: Leo S. Olschki Editore. 2013. Pp. xvi, 234. euro28,00....
Velo E Velatio: Significato E Rappresentazione Nella Cultura Figurativa Dei Secoli XV-XVII
EARLY MODERN EUROPEAN Velo e Velatio: Significa to e rappresentazione nella cultura figurativa dei secoli XV- XVII Edited by Gabriella Zarri. [Terni e Testi, Vol. 127: Scritture nel Chiostro.] (Rome: Edizioni di Storia e Letteratura. 2014. Pp. xxx, 197....
Virtual Pilgrimages in the Convent: Imagining Jerusalem in the Late Middle Ages
Virtual Pilgrimages in the Convent: Imagining Jerusalem in the Late Middle Ages. By Kathryn M. Rudy. [Disciplina monástica. Studies on Medieval Monastic Life, 8.] (Turnhout: Brepols. 2011. Pp. 475. euro110,00 paperback. ISBN 978-2-50354103-7.)This is...
Visualizing Guadalupe: From Black Madonna to Queen of the Americas
LATIN AMERICAN Visualizing Guadalupe: From Black Madonna to Queen of the Americas. By Jeanette Favrot Peterson. [Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Series in Latin American and Latino Art and Culture.] (Austin: University of Texas Press. 2014. Pp. xvi, 332....
Walking Where Jesus Walked: American Christians and Holy Land Pilgrimage
Walking Where Jesus Walked: American Christians and Holy Land Pilgrimage. By Hillary Kaell. (New York: New York University Press. 2014. Pp. xiv, 267. $79.00 clothbound, ISBN 978-0-8147-3836-8; $28.00 paperback, ISBN: 978-1-4798-3184-5.)This book is a...
What They Wished For: American Catholics and American Presidents, 1960-2004
What They Wished for: American Catholics and American Presidents, 1960-2004. By Lawrence J. McAndrews. (Athens: University of Georgia Press. 2014. Pp. xiv, 503. $49.95. ISBN 978-0-8203-4683-0.)Historian Lawrence McAndrews provides a welcome addition...
White Elephants on Campus: The Decline of the University Chapel in America, 1920-1960
White Elephants on Campus: The Decline of the University Chapel in America, 1920-1960. By Margaret M. Grubiak. (Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press. 2014. Pp. xii, 167. $28.00 paperback. ISBN 978-0-268-02987-6.)By presenting the history of the...
Witness: Two Hundred Years of African-American Faith and Practice at the Abyssinian Baptist Church of Harlem, New York
Witness: Two Hundred Years of African-American Faith and Practice at the Abyssinian Baptist Church of Harlem, New York. By Genna Rae McNeil, Houston Bryan Roberson, Quinton Hosford Dixie, and Kevin McGruder. (Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing....
Worlds of Learning: The Library and World Chronicle of the Nuremberg Physician Hartmann Schedel (1440-1514)
Worlds of Learning: The Library and World Chronicle of the Nuremberg Physician Hartmann Schedel (1440-1514). Edited by Bettina Wagner for the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek; translated by Diane Booton and others (Munich: Ahitera. 2015. Pp. 168. euro22,90....
Yet More Light on Vatican Council II
Bibliographie du Concile Vatican II. By Philippe J. Roy. [Atti e Documenti, A. Sezione Pontificio Comitato di Scienze Storiche, 34.] (Vatican City: Librería Editrice Vaticana, 2012. Pp. 477. euro35,00. ISBN 97888-209-8892-0.)Les membres du Coetus Internationalis...
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