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Faithful Narratives
Historians, Religion, and the Challenge of Objectivity
This volume brings together twelve eminent scholars whose research has exemplified compelling strategies for negotiating the difficulties inherent in the history of...



Fama
The Politics of Talk and Reputation in Medieval Europe
In medieval Europe, the word fama denoted both talk (what was commonly said about a person or event) and an individual's ensuing reputation (one's fama). Although talk by others was no doubt often feared, it was also valued and even cultivated as...



Fearful Spirits, Reasoned Follies
The Boundaries of Superstition in Late Medieval Europe
Michael D. Bailey
Explores the thorny concept of superstition as it was understood and debated in the Middle...



Feasting and Social Oscillation
A Working Paper on Religion and Society in Upland Southeast Asia
A. Thomas Kirsch
This work argues that anthropologists have observed and recorded religious rites and rituals but have largely ignored the role of religion when constructing an analytical framework. The author contends that religious phenomena are...



Feeling Like Saints
Lollard Writings after Wyclif
Fiona Somerset
Fiona Somerset examines the lollard movement by closely reading their own writings, which provide rich evidence for how lollard writers collaborated with one another and with their readers to produce a distinctive religious identity based around structures of...



Ferdinand Verbiest, S.J. (1623–1688) and the Chinese Heaven
The Composition of his Astronomical Corpus and its Reception in the European Republic of Letters
Noel Golvers
This book describes more than 220 copies of various astronomical publications by the missionary Ferdinand Verbiest, S.J. (1623-1688) sent from Peking.



Fluid Flesh
The Body, Religion, and the Visual Arts
How do we relate the body we have and the bodies we see to the mind, or to the soul? Fluid Flesh addresses the relationship between the body, religion, and the visual arts, which is one of both love and tension. Are we able (and allowed) to think of...



Footsteps in Deserted Valleys
Missionary Cases, Strategies, and Practice in Qing China
In this book scholars from different backgrounds discuss and define various aspects, special characteristics and long-range aims of the Christian apostolate in late Qing and early republican China.



For God and Globe
Christian Internationalism in the United States between the Great War and the Cold War
Michael G. Thompson
For God and Globe recovers the history of an important yet largely forgotten intellectual movement in interwar America. Michael G. Thompson explores the way radical-left and ecumenical Protestant internationalists articulated new understandings of the ethics of international relations between the 1920s and the...



The Forest of Symbols
Aspects of Ndembu Ritual
Victor Turner



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