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Culture and Values A Survey of the Humanities

ISBN-10: 0495569259

ISBN-13: 9780495569251

Edition: 7th 2010

Authors: Lawrence S. Cunningham, John J. Reich

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List price: $225.95
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 1/20/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.344
Language: English

Lawrence S. Cunningham, John A. O'Brien Professor of Theology, is an award-winning teacher at Notre Dame. He was awarded the Fenlon Award from Sorin College (1989) and a Kaneb award in 1999. His interests are in the area of systematic theology and culture, Christian spirituality, and the history of Christian spirituality. His most recent book is "Thomas Merton and the Monastic Vision" (1999). He has edited or written 16 other books. He is also co-editor of the academic monograph series "Studies in Theology and Spirituality" and serves as an associate editor for a number of scholarly journals. The author of over 50 articles in peer reviewed or solicited journals and books, he has also written over two hundred articles for pastoral and popular outlets. He has won three Catholic Press Association awards for religious writing (1987, 1999, and 2000). He has also served as columnist for "Commonweal" for over ten years. A frequent visiting professor both here and abroad, Cunningham is currently at work on a new book on the theological meaning of saints. He is also finishing a study of Saint Francis of Assisi and is compiling an anthology of Cardinal Newman's spiritual writings.

A native of England, John J. Reich was trained as a classical archaeologist and did both his undergraduate and graduate work at the University of Manchester. He is an authority on Minoan civilization, pre-Roman Italy, and music. Professor Reich is associated with the Syracuse University study program in Florence, Italy. Reich lectures frequently in Europe and the United States on history, art, and the humanities and is the author of many scholarly articles and several books, including ITALY BEFORE ROME (1979).

Preface
The Beginnings of Civilization
Early Greece
Classical Greece and the Hellenistic Period
The Roman Legacy
Ancient Civilizations of India and China
Judaism and Early Christianity
Byzantium
Islam
Charlemagne and the Rise of Medieval Culture
High Middle Ages: The Search for Synthesis
The Fourteenth Century: A Time of Transition
The Early Renaissance
The High Renaissance in Italy
The Renaissance in the North
The Baroque World
The Eighteenth Century: From Rococo to Revolution
The Romantic Era
Toward the Modern Era: 1870 AND 1914
India, China, and Japan: From the Medieval to the Modern World
The Peoples and Cultures of Africa
Between the World Wars
The Contemporary Contour
Notes
Glossary
Bibliography
Index[134]