Poetry and the Cult of the Martyrs

See Peter Brown , The Cult of the Saints : Its Rise and Function in Latin Christianity , Haskell Lectures on History of Religions , n.s. 2 ( Chicago ...

Poetry and the Cult of the Martyrs

Poetry and the Cult of the Martyrs

A beautifully detailed literary study of Prudentius's eulogies of the Christian martyrs

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Poetry and the Cult of the Martyrs
Language: en
Pages: 222
Authors: Michael Roberts
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: University of Michigan Press

A beautifully detailed literary study of Prudentius's eulogies of the Christian martyrs
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Language: en
Pages: 273
Authors: Raymond E. Callahan
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 1962 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Raymond Callahan's lively study exposes the alarming lengths to which school administrators went, particularly in the period from 1910 to 1930, in sacrificing educational goals to the demands of business procedures. He suggests that even today the question still asked is: "How can we operate our schools?" Society has not
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Pages: 271
Authors: Eric Michaud, Janet Lloyd
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The Cult of Art in Nazi Germany presents a new interpretation of National Socialism, arguing that art in the Third Reich was not simply an instrument of the regime, but actually became a source of the racist politics upon which its ideology was founded. Through the myth of the "Aryan
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Pages: 244
Authors: Holger Jebens
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-01-15 - Publisher: Berghahn Books

In many parts of the world the "white man" is perceived to be an instigator of globalization and an embodiment of modernity. However, so far anthropologists have paid little attention to the actual heterogeneity and complexity of "whiteness" in specific ethnographic contexts. This study examines cultural perceptions of other and
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