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Cathedrals of Learning

Cathedrals of Learning
  • Author : Blaise Cronin
  • Publsiher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 09 August 2016
  • ISBN : 0081005628
  • Pages : 248 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Cathedrals of Learning: Great and Ancient Universities of Western Europe provides a conspectus of the great Western European universities, pithily tells their life stories, showcases their architectural heritage, and describes the art, literary, and natural history collections they have accumulated over the centuries. This book profiles the ancient universities and their distinctive organizational cultures, reveals their customs, ceremonies, and traditions, their quirks and quiddities, recounts their complicated histories, describes their architectural wonders (libraries, museums, anatomy theaters, botanical gardens) and treasures (rare manuscripts, antiquities, paintings, and objects d’art of all kinds), and introduces their famous alumni, distinguished scholars, Nobel Prize-winning scientists, and famously eccentric personalities. It is a book for scholars, researchers, and anyone interested in these ancient institutions that remain centers of learning in the contemporary world. Contains a collection of mini biographies, pen portraits of some of the world’s most venerable universities Offers twelve institutional biographies that can be used to compare universities and their complex histories Written in an easy and rigorous style, with accessible coverage Compiled by a leading figure in information science, with a wide experience of great universities and the trends with which they are associated


Cathedrals of Learning

Cathedrals of Learning
  • Author : Blaise Cronin
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 09 August 2016
GET THIS BOOKCathedrals of Learning

Cathedrals of Learning: Great and Ancient Universities of Western Europe provides a conspectus of the great Western European universities, pithily tells their life stories, showcases their architectural heritage, and describes the art, literary, and natural history collections they have accumulated over the centuries. This book profiles the ancient universities and their distinctive organizational cultures, reveals their customs, ceremonies, and traditions, their quirks and quiddities, recounts their complicated histories, describes their architectural wonders (libraries, museums, anatomy theaters, botanical gardens) and treasures (

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How France Built Her Cathedrals: A Study in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries

How France Built Her Cathedrals: A Study in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries
  • Author : Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly
  • Publisher : DigiCat
  • Release : 01 August 2022
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DigiCat Publishing presents to you this special edition of "How France Built Her Cathedrals: A Study in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries" by Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly. DigiCat Publishing considers every written word to be a legacy of humankind. Every DigiCat book has been carefully reproduced for republishing in a new modern format. The books are available in print, as well as ebooks. DigiCat hopes you will treat this work with the acknowledgment and passion it deserves as a classic of

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The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume I

The Oxford History of Anglicanism, Volume I
  • Author : Anthony Milton
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 26 January 2017
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The Oxford History of Anglicanism is a major new and unprecedented international study of the identity and historical influence of one of the world's largest versions of Christianity. This global study of Anglicanism from the sixteenth century looks at how was Anglican identity constructed and contested at various periods since the sixteenth century; and what was its historical influence during the past six centuries. It explores not just the ecclesiastical and theological aspects of global Anglicanism, but also the political,

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The Oxford History of Anglicanism

The Oxford History of Anglicanism
  • Author : Anthony Milton
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 02 February 2017
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The Oxford History of Anglicanism is a major new and unprecedented international study of the identity and historical influence of one of the world's largest versions of Christianity. This global study of Anglicanism from the sixteenth century looks at how was Anglican identity constructed and contested at various periods since the sixteenth century; and what was its historical influence during the past six centuries. It explores not just the ecclesiastical and theological aspects of global Anglicanism, but also the political,

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Mapping the Affective Turn in Education

Mapping the Affective Turn in Education
  • Author : Bessie Dernikos,Nancy Lesko,Stephanie D. McCall,Alyssa Niccolini
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 16 April 2020
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Passions are high in education, and this edited volume offers bold new ways to conceive of the affective intensities shaping our present historical moment. Concerns over school practices deemed "ineffective," "disruptive," "irrational," or even "promising" are matters modulated by and through feelings, such as, optimism, shame, enhanced concentration, or empathy. The recent turn to affect offers vibrant methodological and theoretical material for an educational present marked by high stakes rhetoric, heated debate, teacher and student vulnerabilities, and extreme educational measures.

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The Juggler of Notre Dame and the Medievalizing of Modernity.

The Juggler of Notre Dame and the Medievalizing of Modernity.
  • Author : Jan M. Ziolkowski
  • Publisher : Open Book Publishers
  • Release : 29 August 2018
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This ambitious and vivid study in six volumes explores the journey of a single, electrifying story, from its first incarnation in a medieval French poem through its prolific rebirth in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The Juggler of Notre Dame tells how an entertainer abandons the world to join a monastery, but is suspected of blasphemy after dancing his devotion before a statue of the Madonna in the crypt; he is saved when the statue, delighted by his skill, miraculously

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Governance and Christian Higher Education in the African Context

Governance and Christian Higher Education in the African Context
  • Author : David K. Ngaruiya,Rodney L. Reed
  • Publisher : Langham Publishing
  • Release : 14 February 2019
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Integrity, pastoral care and authority lie at the heart of Christian leadership and indeed, following Jesus in any capacity, and they are also critical in state governance and Christian higher education. The articles in this book, the product of the 2017 conference of the Africa Society of Evangelical Theology, address these themes and other topics relating to the spheres of government and education in Africa to enhance our understanding of the challenges faced in African contexts. A wide range of Christian

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