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Sacred Folly
A New History of the Feast of Fools
Max Harris
The real history and meaning of the Feast of Fools—usually misunderstood as a sacrilegious...



Syncategoremata
Henrico de Ganavo adscripta
Ancient and Medieval Philosophy—Series 2, No. 37 The Stadsbibliotheek of Brugge houses a manuscript (ms. 510, f. 227ra-237vb) that holds a short logical text on the Syncategoremata. In this manuscript the text is ascribed to Henry of Ghent, who was a...



The Soul-Body Problem at Paris, ca. 1200–1250
Magadalena Bieniak
The soul-body problem was among the most controversial issues discussed in thirteenth-century Europe, and it continues to capture much attention today as the quest to understand human identity becomes more and more urgent.



Political and Legal Perspectives
Political and Legal Perspectives highlights the impact of political change, or "democratization," on religious reform in Northern Europe.



Francisci de Marchia
Quaestiones in secundum librum sententiarum (Reportatio), Quaestiones 13–27
The texts edited in this volume deal with angelology and anthropology, and particularly with the nature and the functions of immaterial substances like angels and the human rational soul.



The Churches
Developments in church-state relationships in Northern Europe between 1780 and 1920 had a substantial impact on reformist ideas, projects, and movements within the churches. To what extent did church and state mutually influence each other?



Red Brethren
The Brothertown and Stockbridge Indians and the Problem of Race in Early America
David J. Silverman
New England Indians created the multitribal Brothertown and Stockbridge communities during the eighteenth century with the intent of using Christianity and civilized reforms to cope with white expansion. Red Brethren considers their history and...



New York Amish
Life in the Plain Communities of the Empire State
Karen M. Johnson-Weiner
This book highlights the existence and diversity of Amish communities in New York State, drawing on twenty-five years of observation, participation, interviews, and archival research.



The Divorce of Lothar II
Christian Marriage and Political Power in the Carolingian World
Karl Heidecker
"She declares, so the bishops will write in their report on the council, that she is unworthy to continue as a married woman. 'Before God and his angels' she bares her heart and confesses to them 'every secret relating to the rumor that had arisen.'...



The Transformation of the Christian Churches in Western Europe (1945–2000)
KADOC Studies on Religion, Culture and Society, Volume 6 Research continues to show that the Christian religion is gradually disappearing from the public, cultural, and social spheres in Western Europe. Even on the individual level, institutionalized...



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