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Dire L’Interdit: The Vocabulary Of Censure And Exclusion In The Early Modern Reformed Tradition, John B. Roney Jan 2012

Dire L’Interdit: The Vocabulary Of Censure And Exclusion In The Early Modern Reformed Tradition, John B. Roney

History Faculty Publications

Book review by John Roney:

Mentzer, Raymond A., Françoise Moreil and Philippe Chareyre, eds. Dire l’interdit: The Vocabulary of Censure and Exclusion in the Early Modern Reformed Tradition. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2010.


Medjugorje, Bosnia: Does Mary Integrate Or Disintegrate?, Kathryn Tegart Taylor May 2010

Medjugorje, Bosnia: Does Mary Integrate Or Disintegrate?, Kathryn Tegart Taylor

Master of Arts in Religious Studies (M.A.R.S. Theses)

The religious ritual of pilgrimage offers insight into the various ways in which sacred space is understood. Thinkers such as Emile Durkheim, Karl Marx, and Mircea Eliade offer several understandings of religion and interpretations of the role of ritual and the sacred. By investigating the specific historical and cultural context of a much visited, contemporary pilgrimage site of Medjugorje, Bosnia, it becomes clear that there is a striking difference here between the popular and official understanding of the space. A study of Marian apparitional pilgrimages within the Roman Catholic tradition provides context for the on-going and tumultuous debate within both ...


"Who Would Believe What We Have Heard?": Christian Spirituality And Images From The Passion In Religious Art Of New Spain, June-Ann Greeley Jan 2009

"Who Would Believe What We Have Heard?": Christian Spirituality And Images From The Passion In Religious Art Of New Spain, June-Ann Greeley

Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies Faculty Publications

The colonial art of New Spain/Mexico provides the viewer with a locus of examination into the robust Christianity that emerged over time out of a native spirituality newly laden with the contours and images from the Old World theology of late medieval/early Catholic Reformation Spain. Franciscan and especially Jesuit missionaries, impelled by a devotional zealotry, championed an apocalyptic vision of hope and suff ering that was well suited for artistic expression. Religious art, whether or not patronized by European colonizers, became an instrument for the missionaries to teach and for the native artists to interrogate religious doctrine, and ...


Nicholaas H. Gootjes, The Belgic Confession: Its History And Sources, John B. Roney Jan 2008

Nicholaas H. Gootjes, The Belgic Confession: Its History And Sources, John B. Roney

History Faculty Publications

Book review by John Roney.

Gootjes, Nicholaas H. The Belgic Confession: Its History and Sources. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2007.

ISBN 9780801032356


Papal Sin: Structures Of Deceit, By Gary Wills, David L. Coppola Mar 2002

Papal Sin: Structures Of Deceit, By Gary Wills, David L. Coppola

Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies Faculty Publications

Book review by David L. Coppola.

Wills, Garry. Papal Sin: Structures of Deceit. New York: Doubleday, 2000.


The Making Of The French Episcopate, 1589–1661 (Book Review), John B. Roney Jul 1997

The Making Of The French Episcopate, 1589–1661 (Book Review), John B. Roney

History Faculty Publications

Reviews the book by Joseph Bergin.

Bergin, Joseph. The Making of the French Episcopate, 1589-1661. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1996. ISBN 9780300067514


Christian Missionary Activity In The Early Middle Ages (Book Review), June-Ann Greeley Jul 1995

Christian Missionary Activity In The Early Middle Ages (Book Review), June-Ann Greeley

Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies Faculty Publications

Six essays by author Richard E. Sullivan. "Church historians, medieval historians, and all medieval scholars, especially those of the early Middle Ages, take note: this is a volume of well-written, expertly documented, and perceptive scholarship, well worth a close read from cover to cover"--from the review.