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Tracing the Cultural Legacy of Irish CatholicismFrom Galway to Cloyne and Beyond

Tracing the Cultural Legacy of Irish Catholicism: From Galway to Cloyne and Beyond

Eamon Maher and Eugene O'Brien (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526101068
eISBN:
9781526124197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526101068.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book engages with the spectacular disenchantment with Catholicism in Ireland over the relatively short period of four decades. It begins with the visit of Pope John Paul II in 1979 and in ... More

The Triumph of the MoonA History of Modern Pagan Witchcraft

The Triumph of the Moon: A History of Modern Pagan Witchcraft

Ronald Hutton

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207443
eISBN:
9780191677670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207443.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book studies the only religion England has ever given the world, that of modern pagan witchcraft, which has now spread from English shores across four continents. The book examines the nature of ... More

The Tsar's Foreign FaithsToleration and the Fate of Religious Freedom in Imperial Russia

The Tsar's Foreign Faiths: Toleration and the Fate of Religious Freedom in Imperial Russia

Paul W. Werth

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199591770
eISBN:
9780191757778
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591770.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

The Russian Empire presented itself to its subjects and the world as an Orthodox state, a patron and defender of Eastern Christianity. Yet the tsarist regime also praised itself for granting ... More

The Vatican and Catholic Activism in Mexico and ChileThe Politics of Transnational Catholicism, 1920-1940

The Vatican and Catholic Activism in Mexico and Chile: The Politics of Transnational Catholicism, 1920-1940

Stephen J. C. Andes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199688487
eISBN:
9780191767661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688487.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion, Latin American History

This book examines Vatican policy towards Catholic social and political movements in Mexico and Chile in the 1920s and 1930s. The first book length treatment of the subject to use Vatican archival ... More

Veiled DesiresIntimate Portrayals of Nuns in Postwar Anglo-American Film

Veiled Desires: Intimate Portrayals of Nuns in Postwar Anglo-American Film

Maureen Sabine

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780823251650
eISBN:
9780823253043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823251650.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

In her vibrant screen performance as Sister Benedict in The Bells of St. Mary's, Ingrid Bergman represented the film nun as a mature modern woman who had chosen the religious life with a “complete ... More

Victorian MuslimAbdullah Quilliam and Islam in the West

Victorian Muslim: Abdullah Quilliam and Islam in the West

Jamie Gilham and Ron Geaves (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190688349
eISBN:
9780190848477
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190688349.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

After formally announcing his conversion to Islam in the late 1880s, the Liverpool lawyer William Henry Abdullah Quilliam publicly propagated his new faith and established the first community of ... More

Victorians and the Virgin MaryReligion and Gender in England 1830 - 1885

Victorians and the Virgin Mary: Religion and Gender in England 1830 - 1885

Carol Engelhardt Herringer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077531
eISBN:
9781781700709
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077531.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This interdisciplinary study of competing representations of the Virgin Mary examines how anxieties about religious and gender identities intersected to create public controversies that, whilst ... More

Vincent de Paul, the Lazarist Mission, and French Catholic Reform

Vincent de Paul, the Lazarist Mission, and French Catholic Reform

Alison Forrestal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198785767
eISBN:
9780191827570
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785767.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This book offers a major reassessment of the thought and activities of the most famous figure of the seventeenth-century French Catholic Reformation, Vincent de Paul. Confronting traditional ... More

A Visitation of GodNorthern Civilians Interpret the Civil War

A Visitation of God: Northern Civilians Interpret the Civil War

Sean A. Scott

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195395990
eISBN:
9780199866557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395990.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, History of Religion

This book examines how numerous northern civilians understood the Civil War as a contest permeated with religious significance. From the war's outset, many religious Northerners asserted that God was ... More

Visualizing and Exhibiting Jewish Space and History

Visualizing and Exhibiting Jewish Space and History

Richard I. Cohen (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199934249
eISBN:
9780190254704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199934249.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book examines the visual revolution that has overtaken Jewish cultural life from the 20th century onwards, with special attention given to the evolution of Jewish museums. The book treats ... More

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