Through precise and rigorous readings of Carolingian legal, polemical, and literary sources, this book excavates lively debates at both the popular and institutional levels within the Carolingian empire over the increasing integration of religious and legal precepts in jurisprudence and their ...
By Abigail Pelham
In Contested Creations in the Book of Job: the-world-as-it-ought- and -ought-not-to-be Abigail Pelham examines the perspectives on creation presented by Job’s characters and explores the challenges to their certainties about creative agency and power raised by its epilogue.
Edited by Abigail Firey
Using hitherto unconsidered source materials from late antiquity to the early modern period, this volume charts new views about the role of penance in shaping western attitudes and practices for resolving social, political, and spiritual tensions, as penitents and confessors negotiated rituals ...
Edited by Stephen Pfohl, Boston College, Aimee Van Wagenen, Boston College, Patricia Arend, Boston College, Abigail Brooks, Boston College, and Denise Leckenby, Boston College
This volume brings together theoretical meditations and empirical studies of the intersection of culture, power and history in social life. Contributors bring a diversity of critical sociological perspectives and subject matters to this important edited book.
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