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Ritual In Early Modern Europe

Author : Edward Muir
ISBN : 0521841534
Genre : History
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The comprehensive 2005 study of rituals in early modern Europe argues that between about 1400 and 1700 a revolution in ritual theory took place that utterly transformed concepts about time, the body, and the presence of spiritual forces in the world. Edward Muir draws on extensive historical research to emphasize the persistence of traditional Christian ritual practices even as educated elites attempted to privilege reason over passion, textual interpretation over ritual action, and moral rectitude over gaining access to supernatural powers. Edward Muir discusses wide ranging themes such as rites of passage, carnivalesque festivity, the rise of manners, Protestant and Catholic Reformations, the alleged anti-Christian rituals of Jews and witches. This edition examines the impact on the European understanding of ritual from the discoveries of new civilizations in the Americas and missionary efforts in China and adds more material about rituals peculiar to women.

Violence In Early Modern Europe 1500 1800

Author : Julius R. Ruff
ISBN : 052159894X
Genre : History
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A survey of violence in western Europe from the Reformation to the French Revolution.

The Cult Of St Anne In Medieval And Early Modern Europe

Author : Jennifer Welsh
ISBN : 9781134997800
Genre : History
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Dr Jennifer Welsh received her M.A. in Medieval Studies from Cornell University in 2000, and her M.A. and PhD in History from Duke University in 2004 and 2009. Her dissertation dealt with the cult of St. Anne in late medieval and early modern Europe. After four years as a Visiting Assistant Professor at the College of Charleston in Charleston, SC, she started working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of History at Lindenwood-University Belleville in Belleville, IL in August of 2014. This is her first book.

Religion And The Early Modern State

Author : James D. Tracy
ISBN : 0521828252
Genre : History
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Thirteen 2005 essays show worldwide perspectives of how early modern governments attempted to regulate religious life.

Historians Of Early Modern Europe

Author : Sixteenth century studies conference (Etats-Unis).
ISBN : 08833559
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In Die Festivitatis Calendar Liturgy And Ritual Structuring Of Time And Space In The Middle Ages

Author : Dmitri Nikolaevich Starostine
ISBN : UOM:39015055581329
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Comparative Counterpoints

Author : Diana Lyn Laulainen-Schein
ISBN : MINN:31951P00786288C
Genre : Witchcraft
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Journal Of Ritual Studies

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ISBN : UVA:X006167259
Genre : Manners and customs
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Gender Miracles And Daily Life

Author : Sari Katajala-Peltomaa
ISBN : UCBK:C110217897
Genre : History
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Interaction with the saints was central to the everyday life of medieval Christians. The process of praying to a heavenly intercessor not only involved private devotion but was also intrinsically connected with society at large. It required the individual to communicate and negotiate both with the saint and within a group of devotees, thereby exposing social processes such as community dynamics and the construction of gender. Considering these issues and others, Gender, Miracles, and Daily Life focuses on the depositions of the canonization processes of Thomas Cantilupe (1307) and Nicholas of Tolentino (1325). It explores how ordinary laypeople understood the daily responsibilities that determined their relationship to the saints and articulates how their shared narratives contributed to the rituals which surrounded a miracle. This material has been little explored by scholars, yet offers a vivid and colourful insight into the world of men and women in the fourteenth century.

Singing For The Gods

Author : Barbara Kowalzig
ISBN : UVA:X030249398
Genre : History
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A new approach to an old question - the relationship between myth and ritual. Barbara Kowalzig shows how choral performances of myth and ritual, taking place all over the ancient Greek world in the early fifth century BC, helped to effect social and political change in their own time.

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