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Edited by Paul McKechnie
In this collection of essays, contributors act on John Crook's injunction to 'think like lawyers' about Roman law and Rome—and also ancient Greece, Persia, and the modern world. A literary strand runs through the book alongside its legal and historical strands.
Todd H. Green
Focusing on the female diaconate’s contributions to education, health care, and poor relief in nineteenth-century Sweden, this book challenges long-standing secularization theories by arguing that modernization created new possibilities and opportunities for religious communities to wield public ...
Todd Penner and Caroline Vander Stichele
A collection of essays on early Christian, Jewish and Greco-Roman religious discourses in antiquity, focusing on the construction of gender in relationship to broader cultural and religious themes, argumentation and identity formation in the early centuries of the common era.
Todd Hanneken, St. Mary’s University
Jubilees uses the literary genre to raise the issues typical of apocalypses—including revelation, angels and demons, judgment, and eschatology—but rejects what the apocalypses typically say about those issues, subverting reader expectations with another view.
Edited by Lieke Stelling, Harald Hendrix and Todd Richardson
Focusing on conversion as one of early modern Europe’s most pressing issues, the present book offers a comprehensive reading of artistic and literary ways in which spiritual transformations and exchanges of religious identities were given meaning.
Edited by Todd C. Penner and Caroline Vander Stichele
These essays on Acts illustrate the move away from traditional modes of interpretation and toward more innovative historical, cultural, and literary analyses. They focus particularly on the intersection of early Christian literature and its Greco-Roman cultural and discursive contexts.
Edited by Joost Keizer & Todd M. Richardson
Including contributions by historians of early modern European art, architecture, and literature, this book examines the transformative force of the vernacular over time and different regions, as well as the way the concept of the vernacular itself changes in the period.
Edited by Kathryn Murphy and Richard Todd
This volume of essays on Thomas Browne aims to set the man and his works in new contexts. Drawing on new research into his reading, readers, biography, manuscripts, and politics, a new picture of Browne and his writing emerges, clarifying his relationship to seventeenth-century English and ...
Edited by Caroline Vander Stichele and Todd Penner
Edited by S. Todd Lowry and Barry Gordon
13 scholars contribute to this survey of past discussions of the workings of economic structures and of justice in interpersonal relations, cultural institutions and the social order. They investigate the sources in each historic period from the world of the Old Testament and the ancient Greeks ...
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