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Books Books 21 - 30 of about 48 related to Awful Disclosures by Maria Monk of the Hotel Dieu Nunnery of Montreal (1836).   

American Congregations, Volume 1: Portraits of Twelve Religious Communities

James P. Wind - Religion - 1994 - 719 pages
The congregation is a distinctly American religious structure, and is often overlooked in traditional studies of religion. But one cannot understand American religion without ...
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Emergence of Monasticism: From the Desert Fathers to the Early Middle Ages

Marilyn Dunn - History - 2003 - 280 pages
The Emergence of Monasticism offers a new approach to thesubject, placing its development against the dynamic of both socialand religious change. First study in any language to ...
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Making Men, Making Class: The YMCA and Workingmen, 1877-1920

Thomas Winter - History - 2002 - 208 pages
During the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the United States transformed from an essentially agrarian society into an urban, industrialized economy. In Making ...
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The Catholic Funeral: The Church's Ministry of Hope

Chris Aridas - Religion - 1998 - 160 pages
This comprehensive reference is an essential handbook for planning the end-of-life arrangements for a loved one. Fr. Aridas provides a checklist for making funeral arrangements ...
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Religious Institutions and Minor Parties in the United States

Christopher P. Gilbert - Political Science - 1999 - 178 pages
As organizers and supporters of the American two-party system, religious institutions serve to suppress the ability of minor parties and independent candidates to organize for ...
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Decent and in Order: Conflict, Christianity, and Polity in a Presbyterian ...

Ronald R. Stockton - Religion - 2000 - 238 pages
Analyzes a congregational conflict that was seriously mishandled by church authorities and allowed to escalate.
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Spirited Lives: How Nuns Shaped Catholic Culture and American Life, 1836-1920

Carol Coburn, Martha Smith - Social Science - 1999 - 327 pages
Made doubly marginal by their gender and by their religion, American nuns have rarely been granted serious scholarly attention. Instead, their lives and achievements have been ...
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