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The New Jerusalem: Land without Evil

Thomas O Beebee

in Millennial Literatures of the Americas, 1492-2002

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195339383
eISBN:
9780199867097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195339383.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

Within a few decades of the Spanish and Portuguese arrival on the mainland of the Americas, a process of mutual translation of millennial expectations was at work. No better example of the need for ... More


Sensational Invasions: The Jesuit, the State and the Family: Charles Kingsley's Westward Ho! and Wilkie Collins's The Black Robe

in Catholic Sensationalism and Victorian Literature

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310706
eISBN:
9781846312762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312762.002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter examines the relationship of sensationalized representations of Catholicism to concerns about the delicate balance between the individual and cultural institutions. It explains how the ... More


Propaganda and the Jesuit Baroque

Evonne Levy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520233577
eISBN:
9780520928633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233577.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This revisionist work brings fresh theoretical perspectives to the study of the “propagandistic” art and architecture of the Jesuit order as exemplified by its late Baroque Roman church interiors. ... More


“To Promote More Effectually the Grand Interests of Society”: Catholic Higher Education in the Mid-Atlantic

Charles Dorn

in For the Common Good: A New History of Higher Education in America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780801452345
eISBN:
9781501712616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452345.003.0004
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter focuses on Georgetown College, the founding of which seems characterized by a collection of inconsistencies. The most intriguing incongruity associated with Georgetown's establishment is ... More


An Epic Tale for Modern Times: An Introduction

Raymond Jonas

in France and the Cult of the Sacred Heart: An Epic Tale for Modern Times

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520221369
eISBN:
9780520924017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221369.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter introduces the Sacred Heart of Jesus, or the Sacré-Coeur, a religious order that dates back to the reign of King Louis XIV. It begins with a narration of the author's visit to the ... More


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