Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-10 of 15 items for:

  • History of Christianity x
  • Recently Published x
Clear All

View:

Christianity and Monasticism in Northern EgyptBeni Suef, Giza, Cairo, and the Nile Delta

Christianity and Monasticism in Northern Egypt: Beni Suef, Giza, Cairo, and the Nile Delta

Gawdat Gabra and Hany N. Takla (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789774167775
eISBN:
9781617978203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167775.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Christianity and monasticism have long flourished in the northern part of Upper Egypt and in the Nile Delta, from Beni Suef to the Mediterranean coast. The chapters in this volume, written by ... More

Christianization and Commonwealth in Early Medieval EuropeA Ritual Interpretation

Christianization and Commonwealth in Early Medieval Europe: A Ritual Interpretation

Nathan J. Ristuccia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198810209
eISBN:
9780191848476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198810209.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book re-examines the alterations in Western European life that followed widespread conversion to Christianity—the phenomena traditionally termed “Christianization”; it re-centers scholarly ... More

Foundational Texts of Mormonism

Foundational Texts of Mormonism

Mark Ashurst-McGee, Robin Jensen, and Sharalyn D. Howcroft (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190274375
eISBN:
9780190274405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190274375.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In the 1970s Mormon historian Dean C. Jessee began carefully studying the letters and other papers of Joseph Smith, the founding prophet of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Since that ... More

Hell and Its RivalsDeath and Retribution among Christians, Jews, and Muslims in the Early Middle Ages

Hell and Its Rivals: Death and Retribution among Christians, Jews, and Muslims in the Early Middle Ages

Alan E. Bernstein

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501707803
eISBN:
9781501712494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707803.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The idea of punishment after death—whereby the souls of the wicked are consigned to hell—emerged out of beliefs found across the Mediterranean, from ancient Egypt to Zoroastrian Persia, and became ... More

Houses DividedEvangelical Schisms and the Crisis of the Union in Missouri

Houses Divided: Evangelical Schisms and the Crisis of the Union in Missouri

Lucas P. Volkman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190248321
eISBN:
9780190248345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190248321.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This work argues that congregational and local denominational schisms among Baptists, Methodists, and Presbyterians in the border state of Missouri before, during, and after the Civil War were ... More

John Woolman and the Government of ChristA Colonial Quaker's Vision for the British Atlantic World

John Woolman and the Government of Christ: A Colonial Quaker's Vision for the British Atlantic World

Jon R. Kershner

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190868079
eISBN:
9780190868109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190868079.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book discusses the theology of the colonial New Jersey Quaker tailor John Woolman (1720–1772). Woolman is recognized as an antislavery advocate and as a reformer among eighteenth-century ... More

The Monk's CellRitual and Knowledge in American Contemplative Christianity

The Monk's Cell: Ritual and Knowledge in American Contemplative Christianity

Paula Pryce

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190680589
eISBN:
9780190680619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190680589.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Based on long-term ethnographic research with Christian monastics in the United States and a dispersed network of interdenominational non-monastic Christian contemplatives, The Monk’s Cell shows how ... More

The New England Watch and Ward Society

The New England Watch and Ward Society

P. C. Kemeny

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190844394
eISBN:
9780190844424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190844394.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, History of Christianity

The New England Watch and Ward Society provides a new window into the history of the Protestant establishment’s prominent role in late nineteenth-century public life and its confrontation with ... More

PaulThe Pagans' Apostle

Paul: The Pagans' Apostle

Paula Fredriksen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300225884
eISBN:
9780300231366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300225884.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Often seen as the author of timeless Christian theology, Paul himself heatedly maintained that he lived and worked in history's closing hours. His letters propel his readers into two ancient worlds, ... More

Possessed by the VirginHinduism, Roman Catholicism, and Marian Possession in South India

Possessed by the Virgin: Hinduism, Roman Catholicism, and Marian Possession in South India

Kristin C. Bloomer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190615093
eISBN:
9780190615123
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190615093.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions, History of Christianity

This book is an ethnographic account of three Roman Catholic women in contemporary Tamil Nadu, south India, who claim to be possessed by Mary, the mother of Jesus. It follows their lives over more ... More

View: