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All the Names of the LordLists, Mysticism, and Magic

All the Names of the Lord: Lists, Mysticism, and Magic

Valentina Izmirlieva

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226388700
eISBN:
9780226388724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226388724.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book began its journey with two texts and two conjectures. The texts were chosen to represent two alternative models for listing the names of God: an open-ended list and a closed series of ... More

Autobiography and Other Writings

Autobiography and Other Writings

Ana de San Bartolome

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226143712
eISBN:
9780226143736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226143736.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Ana de San Bartolomé (1549–1626), a contemporary and close associate of St. Teresa of Àvila, typifies the curious blend of religious activism and spiritual forcefulness that characterized the first ... More

Church MotherThe Writings of a Protestant Reformer in Sixteenth-Century Germany

Church Mother: The Writings of a Protestant Reformer in Sixteenth-Century Germany

Katharina Schutz Zell

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226979663
eISBN:
9780226979687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226979687.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Imbued with character and independence, strength and articulateness, humor and conviction, abundant biblical knowledge and intense compassion, Katharina Schütz Zell (1498–1562) was an outspoken ... More

Ecce HomoThe Male-Body-in-Pain as Redemptive Figure

Ecce Homo: The Male-Body-in-Pain as Redemptive Figure

Kent L. Brintnall

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226074696
eISBN:
9780226074719
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226074719.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Images of suffering male bodies permeate Western culture, from Francis Bacon's paintings and Robert Mapplethorpe's photographs to the battered heroes of action movies. Drawing on perspectives from a ... More

Paternal Tyranny

Paternal Tyranny

Arcangela Tarabotti

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226789651
eISBN:
9780226789675
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226789675.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Sharp-witted and sharp-tongued, Arcangela Tarabotti (1604–1652) yearned to be formally educated and enjoy an independent life in Venetian literary circles. But instead, at sixteen, her father forced ... More

The Short ChronicleA Poor Clare's Account of the Reformation of Geneva

The Short Chronicle: A Poor Clare's Account of the Reformation of Geneva

Jeanne de Jussie

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226417059
eISBN:
9780226417073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226417073.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Jeanne de Jussie (1503–61) experienced the Protestant Reformation from within the walls of the Convent of Saint Clare in Geneva. In her impassioned and engaging Short Chronicle, she offers a singular ... More

The Unconverted SelfJews, Indians, and the Identity of Christian Europe

The Unconverted Self: Jews, Indians, and the Identity of Christian Europe

Jonathan Boyarin

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226069197
eISBN:
9780226069142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226069142.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Europe's formative encounter with its “others” is still widely assumed to have come with its discovery of the peoples of the New World. But, as the book argues, long before 1492 Christian Europe ... More

Words, Works, and Ways of KnowingThe Breakdown of Moral Philosophy in New England before the Civil War

Words, Works, and Ways of Knowing: The Breakdown of Moral Philosophy in New England before the Civil War

Sara Paretsky

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226337746
eISBN:
9780226337883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226337883.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The author, a crime writer, is known the world over for her acclaimed series of mysteries starring Chicago private investigator V. I. Warshawski. Before she started a writing career, the author ... More

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