Conversions Two Family Stories from the Reformation and Modern America
ISBN: PB: 9780300192445, Yale University Press, April 2013
320 pp., 23,5x15,6 cm, 3 black&white illus.
This powerful and innovative work by a gifted cultural historian explores the effects of religious conversion on family relationships, showing how the challenges of the reformation can offer insight to families facing similarly divisive challenges to...
Miracles at the Jesus Oak Histories of the Supernatural in Reformation Europe
ISBN: PB: 9780300167023, Yale University Press, October 2011
336 pp., 21,0x14,0 cm
In the tradition of "The Return of Martin Guerre" and "The Great Cat Massacre", "Miracles at the Jesus Oak" is a rich, evocative journey into the past and the extraordinary events that transformed the lives of ordinary people. In the musty archive of...
Sunday A History of the First Day from Babylonia to the Super Bowl
ISBN: PB: 9780300167030, Yale University Press, October 2011
480 pp., 23,5x15,6 cm
The mere mention of Sunday will immediately conjure up a rich mixture of memories, associations and ideas for anyone of any age. Whatever we think of Sunday, it occupies a unique place in Western civilization. But how did we come to have a day with s...