Browse by Subject "History, Church"
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(1996)Located in Spain's southeastern corner, Granada stood as Islam's last bastion on the Iberian peninsula until conquered in 1492 by the armies of Isabella and Ferdinand. For nearly eight decades following the conquest, Granada ...
(1980)The Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. served as a weathervane for the American Protestant reaction to developments in science following the appearance of Darwin's Origin of Species. The reaction to Darwin, of course, was ...
Strangers, foreigners, and fellow citizens: Case studies of English missions to the Indians in colonial New England and the Middle Colonies, 1642-1755 (1996)Over the course of America's colonial history, a number of English missionaries sought to convert the Native Americans to Christianity. Many efforts were made in New England and the Middle Colonies, where Puritans, ...
The struggle for orthodoxy: Religion, revivals, and Anglo-American relations in the British northern colonies (1996)This work traces the theological origins and developments of dissenters from the Church of England who settled in the British northern colonies. The views of New England dissenters are examined as well as those of dissenters ...
The Sweetness of Suffering: Community, Conflict, and the Cult of Saint Radegund in Medieval Poitiers (2008)Abbesses in Medieval Europe demanded not just the obedience of their own nuns, but of any dependent communities, male or female. The authority of these women rested on the history of their communities, the strength of their ...