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Disruptive Power: Catholic Women, Miracles, and Politics in Germany, 1918-1965
Disruptive Power: Catholic Women, Miracles, and Politics in Germany, 1918-1965
By Michael E. O’Sullivan

Analyzing material from several archives in Germany and the United States, Michael E. O’Sullivan investigates the unsanctioned but very popular visions in several rural towns after World War II, providing micro-histories that illuminate the impact of mystical faith on religiosity, politics, and gender norms.

Available Aug 2018
Wrapping Authority: Women Islamic Leaders in a Sufi Movement in Dakar, Senegal
Wrapping Authority: Women Islamic Leaders in a Sufi Movement in Dakar, Senegal
Joseph Hill

Addressing the dominant perceptions of Islam as a conservative practise, with stringent regulations for women in particular, Joseph Hill reveals how Sufi women integrate values typically associated with pious Muslim women into their leadership.

Available Aug 2018
Preaching Apocrypha in Anglo-Saxon England
Preaching Apocrypha in Anglo-Saxon England
By Brandon W. Hawk

Preaching Apocrypha in Anglo-Saxon England is the first examination of Christian apocrypha in Anglo-Saxon England, focusing on the use of biblical narratives in Old English sermons. This work demonstrates that apocryphal media are a substantial part of the apparatus of Christian tradition inherited by Anglo-Saxons.

Available Jun 2018
Homophobia in the Hallways: Heterosexism and Transphobia in Canadian Catholic Schools
Homophobia in the Hallways: Heterosexism and Transphobia in Canadian Catholic Schools
By Tonya D. Callaghan

In Homophobia in the Hallways, Tonya D. Callaghan interrogates institutionalized homophobia and transphobia in the publicly-funded Catholic school systems of Ontario and Alberta.

Available May 2018
Bayanihan and Belonging: Filipinos and Religion in Canada
Bayanihan and Belonging: Filipinos and Religion in Canada
By Alison R. Marshall

Drawing on archival and ethnographic research in Canada and the Philippines from 1880 to 2017, Bayanihan and Belonging aims to understand the role of religion within present-day Filipino Canadian communities.

Available Mar 2018
The Correspondence of Erasmus: Letters 2472 to 2634, April 1531 March 1532
The Correspondence of Erasmus: Letters 2472 to 2634, April 1531– March 1532
By Desiderius Erasmuis
Translated by Charles Fantazzi
Annotated by James M. Estes

Volume 18 in the Collected Works of Erasmus series covers the period from 1 April 1531 to 30 March 1532. The most persistent theme in the letters is the fear, to which Erasmus had long been prey, that the religious strife in Germany and Switzerland would eventually lead to armed conflict.

Available Dec 2017
Securitized Citizens: Canadian Muslims Experiences of Race Relations and Identity Formation Post9/11
Securitized Citizens: Canadian Muslims’ Experiences of Race Relations and Identity Formation Post–9/11
By Baljit Nagra

In Securitized Citizens, Baljit Nagra, develops a new critical analysis of the ideas dominant groups and institutions try to impose on young Canadian Muslims and how in turn they contest and reconceptualize these ideas.

Available Dec 2017
Epistolary Acts: Anglo-Saxon Letters and Early English Media
Epistolary Acts: Anglo-Saxon Letters and Early English Media
By Jordan Zweck

In Epistolary Acts, Jordan Zweck examines the presentation of letters in early medieval vernacular literature, including hagiography, prose romance, poetry, and sermons on letters from heaven, moving beyond traditional genre study to offer a radically new way of conceptualizing Anglo-Saxon epistolarity.

Available Dec 2017
Undoing Babel: The Tower of Babel in Anglo-Saxon Literature
Undoing Babel: The Tower of Babel in Anglo-Saxon Literature
By Tristan Major

Undoing Babel is the first extensive examination of the development of the Babel narrative amongst Anglo-Saxon authors from late antiquity to the eleventh century.

Available Dec 2017
Nidrstigningar Saga: Sources, Transmission, and Theology of the Old Norse Descent into Hell
Nidrstigningar Saga: Sources, Transmission, and Theology of the Old Norse “Descent into Hell”
By Dario Bullitta

Dario Bullitta has embarked on a highly fascinating voyage that traces the routes of transmission of the Latin  Evangelium Nicodemi text to Iceland and continental Scandinavia.

Available Dec 2017