The Place of the Dead

Bruce Gordon (Editor) Peter Marshall (Editor)
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Product Details

Price
$94.99
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Publish Date
February 10, 2000
Pages
324
Dimensions
6.1 X 9.1 X 0.9 inches | 1.3 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780521642569
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About the Author

Peter Marshall has gained national recognition as a preacher and teacher on Christian maturity. A graduate of Yale University and Princeton Theological Seminary, he formerly served as pastor of the East Dennis Community Church on Cape Cod. He is the coauthor of The Light and the Glory, Mercy Clifton, and Nate Donovan.

Reviews

"The Place of the Dead contains path-breaking essays that illuminate important themes in social, religious, and family history. Undergraduates will find them accessible and well worth reading for lively class discussions." Philip F. Riley, History
'These are microstudies of a very high standard, with thorough bibliographies, which provide a refreshing examination of topics that are important for the history of theology.' Expository Times
"an especially useful introduction to pre-modern European culture and society" Comitatus Vol 32 2001
"Linked by an interest in ghosts from long ago, historians from England, Scotland, and the US look at how the dead remained integral to the communities of late medieval and early modern Europe." Reference & Research Book News