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  • Highly Respectable and Accomplished Ladies

    Catholic Women Religious in America, 1790-1850

    By Barbara Misner

    Originally published in 1988. This study examines women religious in the American community in the first half of the nineteenth century. The primary aim of this research was to determine who the women were who entered eight religious communities, and whether there was any clear relationship between…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge Library Editions: 19th Century Religion

  • The Journey to Rome

    Conversion Literature by Nineteenth-Century American Catholics

    By Christine M. Bochen

    This title, first published in 1988, examines accounts of religious conversion contained in the personal narratives of nineteenth-century American coverts to Roman Catholicism. Given their newly acquired status as members of an unpopular religious minority, a number of converts recorded their…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge Library Editions: 19th Century Religion

  • Piety and Politics

    Catholic Revival and the Generation of 1905-1914 in France

    By Paul M. Cohen

    In this book, first published in 1984, Paul Cohen examines the Catholic revival among the young French intelligentsia prior to the First World War. He explores this intellectual revival by studying that period’s "talas", the Catholic students at the elite Ecole Normale Supérieure, and devotes his…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge Library Editions: 19th Century Religion

  • The Intellectual Crisis in English Catholicism

    Liberal Catholics, Modernists, and the Vatican in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries

    By William J. Schoenl

    This volume, first published in 1982, examines the attempts of English liberal Catholics to reconcile their Church with secular culture and provides an account of the development of liberal Catholicism in England in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. This work was written not only…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge Library Editions: 19th Century Religion

  • Nineteenth-Century European Catholicism

    An Annotated Bibliography of Secondary Works in English

    By Eric C. Hansen

    Included in this bibliography, originally published in 1989, are books, pamphlets, dissertations, and articles from periodicals and collections, published for the most part since 1900, which present Catholic development in the nineteenth-century as its major theme. Each entry is annotated with the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge Library Editions: 19th Century Religion

  • The Building of an American Catholic Church

    The Episcopacy of John Carroll

    By Joseph Agonito

    Originally published in 1988. The new-found freedom and changing attitudes towards Catholics after the American Revolution presented the Catholic Church with its first real opportunity to prosper in the English speaking "new world". But the Catholic Church could not take advantage of this…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Routledge Library Editions: 19th Century Religion

  • Women, Enlightenment and Catholicism

    A Transnational Biographical History

    Edited by Ulrich L Lehner

    Women, Enlightenment and Catholicism explores, for the first time, how Catholic women in Europe used Enlightenment thought and culture in their living contexts to articulate their beliefs about how to live their faith in the world. The chapters address their new understanding of womanhood,…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01 

  • The Last Judgment

    Christian Ethics in a Legal Culture

    By Andrew Skotnicki

    In a culture obsessed with law, judgment, and violence, this book challenges Christians to remember that Jesus urged his followers to judge no one, bring harm upon no one, and follow no law save the law of altruistic love. It traces Christian history first to show that Christians of an earlier age…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 

  • Shame, the Church and the Regulation of Female Sexuality

    By Miryam Clough

    Shame strikes at the heart of human individuals rupturing relationships, extinguishing joy and, at times, provoking conflict and violence. This book explores the idea that shame has historically been, and continues to be, used by an oftentimes patriarchal Christian Church as a mechanism to control…

    Hardback – 2017-06-22 
    Gender, Theology and Spirituality

  • The Unknown Relatives

    The Catholic as the Other in the Victorian Novel

    By Monika Mazurek

    The Unknown Relatives analyses a large body of Victorian literary texts dealing with the topic of Catholicism and Catholics, written from the non-Catholic perspective. The readings of these texts are inspired by psychoanalytic criticism, primarily by the work of Freud and Kristeva. Kristeva’s work…

    Hardback – 2017-06-13 
    Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

  • Minorities and Reconstructive Coalitions

    The Catholic Question

    By Willie Gin

    As with Muslims today, Catholics were once suspected of being antidemocratic, oppressive of women, and supportive of extremist political violence. By the end of the twentieth century, Catholics were considered normal and sometimes valorized as exemplary citizens. Can other ethnic, racial, and…

    Hardback – 2017-06-07 
    Routledge Studies in Nationalism and Ethnicity

  • Ecclesial Mediation in Karl Barth

    By John Yocum

    Karl Barth is widely considered the greatest theologian of the Twentieth Century, exerting a major influence in almost every area of theological thought in both Reformation and Roman Catholic traditions. Ecclesial Mediation in Karl Barth deals with one of the most important and controversial…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Barth Studies

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