Reviews

Author: 
Phyllis Theroux
Reviewer: 
John A. Dick

Dick on McCoy, 'A Still and Quiet Conscience: The Archbishop Who Challenged a Pope, a President, and a Church' and Theroux, 'The Good Bishop: The Life of Walter F. Sullivan'


John A. McCoy. A Still and Quiet Conscience: The Archbishop Who Challenged a Pope, a President, and a Church. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2015. 288 pp. $26.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62698-117-1.Phyllis Theroux. The Good Bishop: The Life of Walter F. Sullivan. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2013. v + 262 pp. $20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62698-024-2.

Author: 
Anthony F. D'Elia
Reviewer: 
Brian J. Maxson

Maxson on D'Elia, 'Pagan Virtue in a Christian World: Sigismondo Malatesta and the Italian Renaissance'


Anthony F. D'Elia. Pagan Virtue in a Christian World: Sigismondo Malatesta and the Italian Renaissance. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2016. x + 355 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-08851-1.

Reviewed by Brian J. Maxson (East Tennessee State University)
Published on H-Catholic (March, 2017)
Commissioned by Carolina Armenteros

Author: 
Carolina Armenteros, Richard A. Lebrun, eds.
Reviewer: 
Angela Haas

Haas on Armenteros, 'The French Idea of History: Joseph de Maistre and His Heirs, 1794-1854' and Armenteros and Lebrun, 'Joseph de Maistre and the Legacy of Enlightenment'


Carolina Armenteros. The French Idea of History: Joseph de Maistre and His Heirs, 1794-1854. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2011. xiii + 361 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-4943-7.Carolina Armenteros, Richard A. Lebrun, eds. Joseph de Maistre and the Legacy of Enlightenment. Studies on Voltaire and the Eighteenth Century Series. Oxford: Voltaire Foundation, 2011. 264 pp. $85.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7294-1008-3.

Author: 
Carolina Armenteros, Richard Lebrun, eds.
Reviewer: 
Thomas Kselman

Kselman on Armenteros and Lebrun, 'Joseph de Maistre and his European Readers: From Friedrich Gentz to Isaiah Berlin'


Carolina Armenteros, Richard Lebrun, eds. Joseph de Maistre and his European Readers: From Friedrich Gentz to Isaiah Berlin. Brill, 2011. pp. (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-19394-9.

Reviewed by Thomas Kselman (University of Notre Dame)
Published on H-Catholic (April, 2016)
Commissioned by Matt Vester

Author: 
Tara Alberts
Reviewer: 
Julius Bautista

Bautista on Alberts, 'Conflict and Conversion: Catholicism in Southeast Asia, 1500 - 1700'


Tara Alberts. Conflict and Conversion: Catholicism in Southeast Asia, 1500 - 1700. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. 304 pp. $125.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-964626-5.

Reviewed by Julius Bautista (Kyoto University)
Published on H-Catholic (January, 2016)
Commissioned by Carolina Armenteros

Author: 
François Laruelle
Reviewer: 
Mark Edwards

Edwards on Aslan, 'Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth' and Laruelle, 'Christo-Fiction: The Ruins of Athens and Jerusalem'


Reza Aslan. Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth. New York: Random House Trade Paperbacks, 2014. 336 pp. $18.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8129-8148-3.François Laruelle. Christo-Fiction: The Ruins of Athens and Jerusalem. Translated by Robin Mackay. New York: Columbia University Press, 2015. xvi + 273 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-16724-6.

Author: 
Janina M. Safran
Reviewer: 
Kenneth Wolf

Wolf on Safran, 'Defining Boundaries in al-Andalus: Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Islamic Iberia'


Janina M. Safran. Defining Boundaries in al-Andalus: Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Islamic Iberia. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2013. ix + 247 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-5183-6; $27.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-5017-0074-3.

Reviewed by Kenneth Wolf (Pomona College)
Published on H-Catholic (October, 2015)
Commissioned by Carolina Armenteros

Author: 
John Frederick Schwaller
Reviewer: 
Michael LaRosa

LaRosa on Lynch, 'New Worlds: A Religious History of Latin America' and Schwaller, 'The History of the Catholic Church in Latin America: From Conquest to Revolution and Beyond'


John Lynch. New Worlds: A Religious History of Latin America. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2012. 424 pp. $38.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-16680-4.John Frederick Schwaller. The History of the Catholic Church in Latin America: From Conquest to Revolution and Beyond. New York: New York University Press, 2011. ix + 319 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8147-4003-3.

Author: 
Fiona J. Griffiths, Julie Hotchin, eds.
Reviewer: 
Albrecht Classen

Classen on Griffiths and Hotchin, 'Partners in Spirit: Women, Men, and Religious Life in Germany, 1100-1500'


Fiona J. Griffiths, Julie Hotchin, eds. Partners in Spirit: Women, Men, and Religious Life in Germany, 1100-1500. Turnhout: Brepols Publishers, 2014. Illustrations. x + 427 pp. $130.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-2-503-54096-2.

Reviewed by Albrecht Classen (University of Arizona)
Published on H-Catholic (September, 2015)
Commissioned by Carolina Armenteros

Author: 
Mark Z. Christensen
Reviewer: 
Lisa Edwards

Edwards on Christensen, 'Nahua and Maya Catholicisms: Texts and Religion in Colonial Central Mexico and Yucatan'


Mark Z. Christensen. Nahua and Maya Catholicisms: Texts and Religion in Colonial Central Mexico and Yucatan. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2013. xiv + 318 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-8528-0.

Reviewed by Lisa Edwards (University of Massachusetts, Lowell)
Published on H-Catholic (August, 2015)
Commissioned by Carolina Armenteros

Multiple Catholicisms in Colonial Mexico

Author: 
Michael J. McVicar
Reviewer: 
Charles Cotherman

Cotherman on McVicar, 'Christian Reconstruction: R. J. Rushdoony and American Religious Conservatism'


Michael J. McVicar. Christian Reconstruction: R. J. Rushdoony and American Religious Conservatism. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. 309 pp. $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-2274-3.

Reviewed by Charles Cotherman (University of Virginia)
Published on H-Catholic (August, 2015)
Commissioned by Carolina Armenteros

Author: 
Stephen J. C. Andes
Reviewer: 
Yuri Contreras-Véjar

Contreras-Véjar on Andes, 'The Vatican and Catholic Activism in Mexico and Chile: The Politics of Transnational Catholicism, 1920-1940'


Stephen J. C. Andes. The Vatican and Catholic Activism in Mexico and Chile: The Politics of Transnational Catholicism, 1920-1940. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. 272 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-968848-7.

Reviewed by Yuri Contreras-Véjar (Professor and Associated Researcher, Universidad Diego Portales)
Published on H-Catholic (May, 2015)
Commissioned by Carolina Armenteros

Author: 
Stefania Tutino
Reviewer: 
Jordy Geerlings

Geerlings on Kästner and Schwerhoff, 'Göttlicher Zorn und menschliches Maß: religiöse Abweichung in frühneuzeitlichen Stadtgemeinschaften' and Tutino, 'Shadows of Doubt: Language and Truth in Post-Reformation Catholic Culture'


Alexander Kästner, Gerd Schwerhoff, eds. Göttlicher Zorn und menschliches Maß: religiöse Abweichung in frühneuzeitlichen Stadtgemeinschaften. Constance: UVK Verlagsgesellschaft, 2013. 218 pp. EUR 29.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-86764-404-4.Stefania Tutino. Shadows of Doubt: Language and Truth in Post-Reformation Catholic Culture. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. xi + 278 pp. $74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-932498-9.

Author: 
Antoine Arjakovsky
Reviewer: 
Frederick Matern

Matern on Arjakovsky, '_The Way_: Religious Thinkers of the Russian Emigration in Paris and Their Journal, 1925-1940'


Antoine Arjakovsky. _The Way_: Religious Thinkers of the Russian Emigration in Paris and Their Journal, 1925-1940. Translated by Jerry Ryan. Edited by John A. Jillions and Michael Plekon. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2013. xiv + 766 pages. $65.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-268-02040-8.

Reviewed by Frederick Matern (Independent Scholar)
Published on H-Catholic (December, 2014)
Commissioned by Carolina Armenteros

Author: 
Dickson D. Bruce Jr.
Reviewer: 
Mel Piehl

Piehl on Bruce Jr., 'Earnestly Contending: Religious Freedom and Pluralism in Antebellum America'


Dickson D. Bruce Jr. Earnestly Contending: Religious Freedom and Pluralism in Antebellum America. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2013. 210 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-3363-4.

Reviewed by Mel Piehl
Published on H-Catholic (November, 2014)
Commissioned by Carolina Armenteros

Faith, Freedom, and Social Order: The Early Republic as Case Study

Pages

Subscribe to H-Catholic: Reviews