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White eagle, Black Madonna : one thousand years of Polish Catholic tradition

Author: Robert E Alvis; Fordham University Press.
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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White Eagle, Black Madonna charts the remarkable journey of the Polish Catholic community from its tenth-century origins on the eastern edge of medieval Christendom to the twenty-first century, when  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert E Alvis; Fordham University Press.
ISBN: 9780823271702 0823271706 9780823271719 0823271714 9780823271726 0823271722
OCLC Number: 971385437
Description: XIII, [3], 349 s. : il. ; 23 cm.
Contents: List of Illustrations and Maps Preface A Timeline of Poland's Political and Ecclesiastical History 1 Baptized into Christendom (966-1138) 2 Chaos and Consolidation (1138-1333) 3 Baptized into Power (1333-1506) 4 The Promise and the Peril of Liberty (1506-1648) 5 Deluge and Illusions (1648-1764) 6 Reform, Romance, and Revolution (1764-1848) 7 The Gospel and National Greatness (1848-1914) 8 From Captivity to Cataclysm (1914-1945) 9 From Stalinism to Solidarity (1945-1989) 10 From Triumph to Turmoil ( after 1989) Acknowledgments Notes Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Robert E. Alvis.

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"No scholar outside of Poland can match Robert Alvis' broad erudition about Polish Catholic history. This book offers a comprehensive overview of the Church's millennium in northeastern Europe, Read more...

 
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