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Church, Society, and Religious Change in France, 1580-1730

Church, Society, and Religious Change in France, 1580-1730

Joseph Bergin

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300150988
eISBN:
9780300161069
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300150988.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book provides a synthesis devoted to the French experience of religious change during the period after the wars of religion up to the early Enlightenment. It provides an up-to-date and thorough ... More

From Peace to Freedom

From Peace to Freedom

Brycchan Carey

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300180770
eISBN:
9780300182279
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300180770.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book investigates in detail the origins of antislavery thought and rhetoric within the Society of Friends. The book shows how the Quakers turned against slavery in the first half of the ... More

"Liberty to the Downtrodden"Thomas L. Kane, Romantic Reformer

"Liberty to the Downtrodden": Thomas L. Kane, Romantic Reformer

Matthew J. Grow

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300136104
eISBN:
9780300153262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300136104.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Thomas L. Kane (1822–1883), a crusader for antislavery, women's rights, and the downtrodden, rose to prominence in his day as the most ardent and persuasive defender of Mormons' religious liberty. ... More

Saving the ForsakenReligious Culture and the Rescue of Jews in Nazi Europe

Saving the Forsaken: Religious Culture and the Rescue of Jews in Nazi Europe

Pearl M. Oliner

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100631
eISBN:
9780300130409
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100631.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Does religion encourage altruism on behalf of those who do not belong? Are the very religious more likely to be altruistic toward outsiders than those who are less religious? This book examines data ... More

Wrestling with an AngelPower, Morality, and Jewish Identity

Wrestling with an Angel: Power, Morality, and Jewish Identity

Ehud Luz

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092936
eISBN:
9780300129298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092936.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

By regaining for the Jewish people the capacity to deploy force, Zionism posed moral dilemmas for the Jews that for many generations, living in exile, they had not had to confront. The return to full ... More

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