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Defiant Priests

Defiant Priests

Michelle Armstrong-Partida

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501707735
eISBN:
9781501707827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707735.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Two hundred years after canon law prohibited clerical marriage, parish priests in the late medieval period continued to form unions with women that were marriage all but in name. This book uses ... More

Dialogues between Faith and ReasonThe Death and Return of God in Modern German Thought

Dialogues between Faith and Reason: The Death and Return of God in Modern German Thought

John H. Smith

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449277
eISBN:
9780801463273
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449277.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book traces a major line in the history of theology and the philosophy of religion down the “slippery slope” of secularization. At the same time, it points to the persistence of a tradition that ... More

Hell and Its RivalsDeath and Retribution among Christians, Jews, and Muslims in the Early Middle Ages

Hell and Its Rivals: Death and Retribution among Christians, Jews, and Muslims in the Early Middle Ages

Alan E. Bernstein

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501707803
eISBN:
9781501712494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707803.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The idea of punishment after death—whereby the souls of the wicked are consigned to hell—emerged out of beliefs found across the Mediterranean, from ancient Egypt to Zoroastrian Persia, and became ... More

New York Amish, 2nd EditionLife in the Plain Communities of the Empire State

New York Amish, 2nd Edition: Life in the Plain Communities of the Empire State

Karen Johnson-Weiner

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501707605
eISBN:
9781501708145
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707605.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Tracing Amish settlement in New York from the nineteenth century to the twenty-first century, this book draws on more than thirty years of participant-observation, interviews, and archival research ... More

On Roman ReligionLived Religion and the Individual in Ancient Rome

On Roman Religion: Lived Religion and the Individual in Ancient Rome

Jörg Rüpke

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704703
eISBN:
9781501706264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704703.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

Was religious practice in ancient Rome cultic and hostile to individual expression? Or was there, rather, considerable latitude for individual initiative and creativity? This book demonstrates that ... More

The Rational BelieverChoices and Decisions in the Madrasas of Pakistan

The Rational Believer: Choices and Decisions in the Madrasas of Pakistan

Masooda Bano

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450440
eISBN:
9780801463860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450440.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Islamic schools, or madrasas, have been accused of radicalizing Muslims and participating, either actively or passively, in terrorist networks since the events of 9/11. In Pakistan, the 2007 siege by ... More

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