Passages and Afterworlds: Anthropological Perspectives on Death in the Caribbean by Maarit Forde and Yanique Hume (eds.)

Title: Passages and Afterworlds: Anthropological Perspectives on Death in the Caribbean Author: Maarit Forde, Yanique Hume (editors) Genre: History Publisher: Religious Cultures of African Release Date: December 14, 2018 Pages: 312 The contributors to Passages and Afterworlds explore death and mortuary rituals across the Caribbean, showing how racial, cultural and class differences have been deployed […]

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Connecting Gospels: Beyond the Canonical/Non-Canonical Divide by Francis Watson and Sarah Parkhouse

Title: Connecting Gospels Author: Francis Watson, Sarah Parkhouse, Genre: Religion Publisher: Oxford University Press Release Date: April 5, 2018 Pages: 304 By the late second century, early Christian gospels had been divided into two groups by a canonical boundary that assigned normative status to four of them while consigning their competitors to the margins. Connecting […]

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American Catholics and the Church of Tomorrow: Building Churches for the Future, 1925-1975 by Catherine R. Osborne

Title: American Catholics and the Church of Tomorrow: Building Churches for the Future, 1925-1975 Author: Catherine R. Osborne Publisher: University of Chicago Release Date: 2018 Format: Hardback In the mid-twentieth century, American Catholic churches began to shed the ubiquitous spires, stained glass, and gargoyles of their European forebears, turning instead toward startling and more angular […]

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The Papacy and the Orthodox: Sources and History of a Debate

Title: The Papacy and the Orthodox Author: A. Edward Siecienski Publisher: Oxford University Press Release Date: February 9, 2017 Pages: 528 The Papacy and the Orthodox examines the centuries-long debate over the primacy and authority of the Bishop of Rome, especially in relation to the Christian East, and offers a comprehensive history of the debate […]

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Christianity, Democracy, and the Shadow of Constantine

Title: Christianity, Democracy, and the Shadow of Constantine Author: Aristotle Papanikolaou Genre: Philosophy Publisher: Oxford University Press Release Date: November 1, 2016 Pages: 272 The collapse of communism in eastern Europe has forced traditionally Eastern Orthodox countries to consider the relationship between Christianity and liberal democracy. Contributors examine the influence of Constantinianism in both the […]

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