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5. Monastic and mystical Christianity

5. Monastic and mystical Christianity  

Linda Woodhead

in Christianity: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Sep 2014
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Sep 2014
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9780191780943
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10.1093/actrade/9780199687749.003.0006
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‘Monastic and mystical Christianity’ looks at the development of a form of Christianity that locates authority in the spiritual experience of each individual. Mystical Christianity focuses ... More
Orthodox Christianity: A Very Short Introduction

Orthodox Christianity: A Very Short Introduction  

A. Edward Siecienski

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Jul 2019
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Jul 2019
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9780190883300
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10.1093/actrade/9780190883270.001.0001
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9780190883270
To many in the West, Orthodoxy remains shrouded in mystery, an exotic and foreign religion that survived in the East following the Great Schism of 1054 that split the Christian world into ... More
4. Church and biblical Christianity

4. Church and biblical Christianity  

Linda Woodhead

in Christianity: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Sep 2014
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Sep 2014
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9780191780943
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10.1093/actrade/9780199687749.003.0005
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What is meant by ‘Church Christianity’ and ‘Biblical Christianity’ and where do they come from? ‘Church and Biblical Christianity’ explains that ‘Church Christianity’ is centred around the ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

Anna Cento Bull

in Modern Italy: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2016
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Oct 2016
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9780191793332
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10.1093/actrade/9780198726517.003.0001
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The ‘Introduction’ outlines the aims of this volume. It explores the country’s difficulties in developing and disseminating strong and credible national visions for a domestic and ... More
1. Modernity and resurgence in the making of Italy

1. Modernity and resurgence in the making of Italy  

Anna Cento Bull

in Modern Italy: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2016
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Oct 2016
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9780191793332
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10.1093/actrade/9780198726517.003.0002
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‘Modernity and resurgence in the making of Italy’ explains that the history of modern Italy has been characterized by recurrent cultural and political projects of modernity, rejuvenation, ... More
3. Governing Italy

3. Governing Italy  

Anna Cento Bull

in Modern Italy: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2016
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Oct 2016
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9780191793332
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10.1093/actrade/9780198726517.003.0004
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One strand of controversy and debate concerning Italy’s path to modernity has focused on its political system and style of government. In liberal Italy, there are two styles of governing: ... More
5. Emigration, immigration, and citizenship

5. Emigration, immigration, and citizenship  

Anna Cento Bull

in Modern Italy: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2016
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Oct 2016
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‘Emigration, immigration, and citizenship’ describes how modern Italy has been characterized by mass emigration. In 1861-1990 over twenty-eight million Italians left their country, mainly ... More
2. Alternative projects of nationhood

2. Alternative projects of nationhood  

Anna Cento Bull

in Modern Italy: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2016
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Oct 2016
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9780191793332
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10.1093/actrade/9780198726517.003.0003
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After the First World War, the country was torn apart by competing visions of what modern Italy should stand for and which values should bind Italians together. Against a background of high ... More
2. Rebellion, revolution, and repression

2. Rebellion, revolution, and repression  

Helen Graham

in The Spanish Civil War: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2005
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Sep 2013
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9780191775864
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10.1093/actrade/9780192803771.003.0002
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9780192803771
The military coup against the Spanish Republic started in Spanish North Africa (Morocco) on 17 July 1936 and a day later spread to the mainland of Spain in the form of provincial garrison ... More
2. Forms, themes, and meanings

2. Forms, themes, and meanings  

Ian Reader

in Pilgrimage: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2015
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Apr 2015
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9780191787577
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10.1093/actrade/9780198718222.003.0002
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9780198718222
‘Forms, themes, and meanings’ considers what is meant by ‘pilgrimage’. Pilgrimage incorporates three main elements: travel and movement; veneration in some form; and a special place or ... More
3. More than miracles

3. More than miracles  

Ian Reader

in Pilgrimage: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2015
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Apr 2015
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9780191787577
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10.1093/actrade/9780198718222.003.0003
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While miraculous tales, apparitions, associations with religious leaders, the claimed presence of deities, and striking geographical features may all be important elements in pilgrimage, ... More
5. Festivity, tourism, and souvenirs

5. Festivity, tourism, and souvenirs  

Ian Reader

in Pilgrimage: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2015
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Apr 2015
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9780191787577
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10.1093/actrade/9780198718222.003.0005
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‘Festivity, tourism, and souvenirs’ describes the elements that are often woven into pilgrimage structures: celebration, entertainment, holidays, markets, and shopping. The scope ... More
6. Secular sites and contemporary developments

6. Secular sites and contemporary developments  

Ian Reader

in Pilgrimage: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2015
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Apr 2015
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9780191787577
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10.1093/actrade/9780198718222.003.0006
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If pilgrimage is found almost universally across religious traditions, it has also, in modern contexts, become widely associated with places that have no specific religious affiliations or ... More
Pilgrimage: A Very Short Introduction

Pilgrimage: A Very Short Introduction  

Ian Reader

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Apr 2015
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Apr 2015
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9780191787577
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10.1093/actrade/9780198718222.001.0001
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9780198718222
Pilgrimage is found in most religious cultures and pilgrimage sites around the world—including Mecca in Saudi Arabia, Lourdes in France, and Shikoku in Japan—attract millions of pilgrims ... More
1. Pilgrimage around the world

1. Pilgrimage around the world  

Ian Reader

in Pilgrimage: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2015
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Apr 2015
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9780191787577
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10.1093/actrade/9780198718222.003.0001
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9780198718222
Pilgrimage is a global human phenomenon spanning cultures, religions, and continents. Some pilgrimage centres attract millions of pilgrims each year creating an important ‘spiritual ... More
4. Practices, motives, and experiences

4. Practices, motives, and experiences  

Ian Reader

in Pilgrimage: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2015
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Apr 2015
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9780191787577
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10.1093/actrade/9780198718222.003.0004
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9780198718222
‘Practices, motives, and experiences’ considers why people undertake pilgrimages, the ways that they shape and perform them, and how the journeys affect them. It shows that pilgrimage is ... More
Modern Italy: A Very Short Introduction

Modern Italy: A Very Short Introduction  

Anna Cento Bull

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Oct 2016
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Oct 2016
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9780191793332
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10.1093/actrade/9780198726517.001.0001
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9780198726517
Modern Italy: A Very Short Introduction addresses the question of what modernity means to Italy and explores the extent to which modernity still represents a shared vision ... More
Conclusion

Conclusion  

Eddie S. Glaude

in African American Religion: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2014
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Sep 2014
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9780199380770
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10.1093/actrade/9780195182897.003.0008
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9780195182897
African Americans are generally more religious than other groups in the United States. But African American religion is much more than a description of how deeply religious African ... More
The Spanish Civil War: A Very Short Introduction

The Spanish Civil War: A Very Short Introduction  

Helen Graham

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Mar 2005
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Sep 2013
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9780191775864
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192803771.001.0001
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book
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9780192803771
The Spanish Civil War: Very Short Introduction offers an explanation of the war's origins and course, explores its impact on a personal and international scale, and provides an ... More
4. The sacraments and the Catholic Church

4. The sacraments and the Catholic Church  

Gerald O’Collins

in Catholicism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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May 2017
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May 2017
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9780191838521
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10.1093/actrade/9780198796855.003.0004
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9780198796855
‘The sacraments and the Catholic Church’ traces the origins, history, and significance of the seven sacraments. Baptism, confirmation, the Eucharist, penance, the anointing of the sick, ... More

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