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Defiant Priests

Defiant Priests

Michelle Armstrong-Partida

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501707735
eISBN:
9781501707827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707735.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Two hundred years after canon law prohibited clerical marriage, parish priests in the late medieval period continued to form unions with women that were marriage all but in name. This book uses ... More

Hell and Its RivalsDeath and Retribution among Christians, Jews, and Muslims in the Early Middle Ages

Hell and Its Rivals: Death and Retribution among Christians, Jews, and Muslims in the Early Middle Ages

Alan E. Bernstein

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501707803
eISBN:
9781501712494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707803.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The idea of punishment after death—whereby the souls of the wicked are consigned to hell—emerged out of beliefs found across the Mediterranean, from ancient Egypt to Zoroastrian Persia, and became ... More

New York Amish, 2nd EditionLife in the Plain Communities of the Empire State

New York Amish, 2nd Edition: Life in the Plain Communities of the Empire State

Karen Johnson-Weiner

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501707605
eISBN:
9781501708145
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707605.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Tracing Amish settlement in New York from the nineteenth century to the twenty-first century, this book draws on more than thirty years of participant-observation, interviews, and archival research ... More

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