medieval church

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Faith in ferment

Whatever its connotations, medieval represents half the Christian story to date. Kevin Madigan provides an excellent look at these long centuries.

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The Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi, edited by Gianfranco Malafarina

In The Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi, the darling among splendidly artistic cathedrals is stunningly brought to life.

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Flesh Made Word, by Emily A. Holmes

Emily Holmes endeavors, with the help of French feminist theories, to understand several of the medieval mystics who are most alien to 21st-century religious sensibilities.
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Blame it on Luther

How has Western society become so fractious, polarized and secular? Why are we powerless to curb consumerism? Brad Gregory blames the Reformation.