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Religious Visions of Revolutions Past, or “Faith in Revolution” Wrap-Up

This post is a part of our “Faith in Revolution” series, which explores the ways that religious ideologies and communities shaped the revolutionary era. Check out the entire series. By Bryan A. Banks In October 2018, I stumbled upon a peculiar...
From: Age of Revolutions on 16 Mar 2020

The Other Separation of Church and State: Anglican Ecclesiologies in the Revolutionary Atlantic

This post is a part of our “Faith in Revolution” series, which explores the ways that religious ideologies and communities shaped the revolutionary era. Check out the entire series. By Brent S. Sirota On 14 November 1784, in the upper-floor...
From: Age of Revolutions on 21 Oct 2019

Preview: Early Canada at Congress 2019

Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences 2019 kicks off next week in Vancouver at the University of British Columbia. We’ve compiled a preview of the panels and presentations that may be of particular interest to those looking for “early...
From: Borealia on 30 May 2019

“A curious font of porphyry”

Working on material culture, my research has taken me to some interesting, if unexpected places. Last summer, it involved waiting outside Saint John’s Church in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, founded in 1732 as the Anglican Queen’s Chapel. I quickly...
From: The Junto on 12 Jul 2018

Wasserman-Soler, “Religious Conversion & the Languages of New Spain, 1520-1585” in Church History Dec 2016

Daniel I Wasserman-Soler, “Lengua de los indios, lengua española: Religious Conversion and the Languages of New Spain, ca. 1520-1585,” Church History 85/4 (2016).
From: EM Spanish History Notes on 1 Feb 2017

How general was Newton’s experimental philosophy?

Kirsten Walsh writes… Newton is often taken to have spawned two important, but different, sciences: an experimental science exemplified in the Opticks, and a mathematical science exemplified in the Principia.  I. Bernard Cohen and George Smith,...

Pope Benedict XVI on St. Bede the Venerable

During his series of addresses on the Doctors of the Church during his weekly general audiences , Pope Benedict XVI spoke about St. Bede the Venerable on February 18, 2009:The Saint we are approaching today is called Bede and was born in the north-east...

Rodney Stark and "Distinguished Bigots"

Rodney Stark is  Distinguished Professor of the Social Sciences at Baylor University, co-director of the university's Institute for Studies of Religion, and founding editor of the Interdisciplinary Journal of Research on Religion. He has written...

The Catholic Enlightenment: Yes, There Was One

From The Imaginative Conservative, Bradley Birzer reviews another book I'd love to read someday:The Catholic Enlightenment: The Forgotten History of a Global Movement, by Ulrich L. Lehner (Oxford University Press, 2016)The Catholic Enlightenment is a...

Church History Apologetics: December Edition

This morning on the Son Rise Morning Show, at about 7:45 a.m. Eastern/6:45 a.m. Central, Matt Swaim and I will conclude our Church History Apologetics series for the year with a consideration of the Legend of Pope Joan. Every so often there's a new book--or...

Church History Apologetics: The Bad Popes

Matt Swaim will appreciate that we are not discussing The Bad Popes, a band in Greenville, SC. Instead we are going to talk about how to answer questions about "The Bad Popes" of Church history, popes who lived scandalously corrupt personal lives,...

Tomorrow on the Son Rise Morning Show: The Bad Popes

Perhaps you remember the days before when the Barnes & Noble catalog came in the mail with lists of bargain books. One of the remainders they listed--and stocked in their brick and mortar stores--was E.R. Chamberlin's book, The Bad Popes.Matt...

Historical Apologetics Series on the Son Rise Morning Show

Matt Swaim and I will close out our series on Church History and Apologetics with another of the positive contributions of the Church to Western Culture: the establishment of the university (and Church contributions to education in general). You'll have...

Church History Apologetics Series: The Catholic Church and Art

Anna Mitchell and I will continue our discussion of Church History and Apologetics on the Son Rise Morning Show tomorrow (Monday, August 24) at 6:45 a.m. Central time; 7:45 a.m. Eastern time--right after the quarter hour news headlines. Listen live online...

Church History Apologetics: Blessed Junipero Serra

It's the third Monday of the month, so I'll be talking Church History Apologetics with Matt Swaim on the Son Rise Morning Show during the last national segment on EWTN: after the 7:45 a.m. Eastern/6:45 a.m. Central news break with Annie Mitchell. We'll...

Why Do I Remain a Catholic? Corpus Christi!

Today is the Solemnity of Corpus Christi, the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ, whom I receive sacramentally in Holy Communion at Holy Mass. On Thursday, June 4, our Extraordinary Form of the Latin Liturgy of the Roman Rite community at the parish of St....

It's the Third Monday of the Month

That means that I'll be on the Son Rise Morning Show to continue our series of discussions of Church History and Apologetics!Matt Swaim and I will talk about St. Thomas More this morning after the 7:45 a.m. Eastern (6:45 a.m. Central) news headlines from...

New Apologetics and Church History Series on "The Son Rise Morning Show"

Matt Swaim and I will kick off a monthly series of conversations about Church History and Apologetics on The Son Rise Morning Show this morning during the last segment of their second EWTN hour--a little after 7:45 a.m. Eastern/6:45 a.m. Western. Listen...

A Junto Birthday Party: Whitefield at 300 Roundtable

About the Guest Poster: Thomas S. Kidd is professor of history at Baylor University, and the author most  recently of George Whitefield: America’s Spiritual Founding Father (Yale, 2014). A Long Afterlife (Jessica Parr) Those familiar with the first...
From: The Junto on 16 Dec 2014

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