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Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ, Transaction Publishers: 1997
Edition: First Edition, First Printing.
Seller ID: 009622
A scholarly social anthropological study of the role of spiritualism in Icelandic church and society during the first half of the twentieth century. The authors put forth the view that spiritualism was an integral part of Iceland's transition to modernity and its conversion to Christianity and demonstrate how "modern" spiritualism is a distinct phenomenon in Icelandic life. Of particular interest to philosophers, sociologists, psychologists, anthropologis... View more info
By: Heilbron, J. L.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press: 1999
Edition: 2nd Edition
Seller ID: 009661
The Sun in the Church by J.L. Heilbron is a provocative work of scholarship that challenges long-held views of the relationship between science and Christianity. Heilbron's main point is simple enough: "The Roman Catholic Church gave more financial and social support to the study of astronomy for over six centuries, from the recovery of ancient learning during the late Middle Ages into the Enlightenment, than any other, and, probably, all other, institutions." ... View more info
Publisher: New York, Oxford Univ Press: 1997
Edition: First Edition, thus
Seller ID: 009534
More than military battles; the author discusses the very structure of the late Anglo-Saxon 'military establishment': how the fyrd was organized, how the nation called up its army and collected funding, how the elements of the fighting units worked together. Typically, much of British history focused on the events after the Norman invasion. While Anglo-Saxon history was often relatively neglected. All the more so for its military.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Qua... View more info
By: Yeo, Margaret
Publisher: Milwaukee:, The Bruce Publishing Company,: 1952.
Edition: First Edition, Third Printing.
Seller ID: 007486
Biography of Francis Borgia, Duke of Gandia and Marquis of Lombay, 'Known as the "Holy Duke", he lived a holy Christian life overcoming the inherited legacy of infamy. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning; gutter of endpages toned. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve; has light wear with some chipping; rear panel has toned. View more info