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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (4): 81–93.
Published: 01 December 2011
...Justine Williams At the turn of the twenty-first century, when Fidel Castro remained one of the world’s few traditional communist leaders and his relations with the Catholic Church were frosty, the archbishop of the Orthodox Church of North and South America was invited to inaugurate a new church...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (1): 117–122.
Published: 01 March 2002
...Stephen B. Isabirye Holger Bernt Hansen and Michael Twaddle, Editors: Religion and Politics in East Africa: The Period since Independence . Athens, Ohio:Ohio University Press, 1995. 278 pages. $44.95; Canon Kodwo E. Ankrah: Development and the Church of Uganda: Mission, Myths...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (3): 99–122.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Isabelle Calleja-Ragonesi; Anna Khakee; Maria Pisani Malta became a donor country with European Union membership in 2004. Maltese organizations (most prominently—but not solely—those linked to the Catholic Church) had, however, been active in development overseas long before that date. This essay...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (1): 77–93.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Prodromos Yannas The Ecumenical Patriarchate is considered first among equals of all the Orthodox churches and presides over 200 million Christians. The ecumenical mission of the patriarchate is seriously contested by the official stance of the Turkish government and by ultranationalists who fear...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (3): 43–54.
Published: 01 September 2006
.... “Migrating Icons”: Politics and Serbian Cultural Heritage in Bosnia-Herzegovina before and after 1992 Svetlana Rakic´ Prior to the 1992 war, Serbian churches in Bosnia-Herzegovina housed more than two thousand icons dating from the sixteenth...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (1): 109–113.
Published: 01 March 2002
... Kodwo E. Ankrah: Development and the Church of Uganda: Mission, Myths, and Metaphors. Nairobi: Action Publishers, 1998. 197 pages. Price unavailable at press time. Paul Gifford: African Christianity: Its Public Role. Bloomington/Indianapolis, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 1998. 368 pages...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (1): 113–117.
Published: 01 March 2002
.... Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press, 1995. 278 pages. $44.95. Canon Kodwo E. Ankrah: Development and the Church of Uganda: Mission, Myths, and Metaphors. Nairobi: Action Publishers, 1998. 197 pages. Price unavailable at press time. Paul Gifford: African Christianity: Its Public Role. Bloomington...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2002) 13 (1): 123–124.
Published: 01 March 2002
.... Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press, 1995. 278 pages. $44.95. Canon Kodwo E. Ankrah: Development and the Church of Uganda: Mission, Myths, and Metaphors. Nairobi: Action Publishers, 1998. 197 pages. Price unavailable at press time. Paul Gifford: African Christianity: Its Public Role. Bloomington...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (4): 120–122.
Published: 01 December 2001
... of their identity was the Serbian Orthodox Church, their guardian through the centuries of foreign oppression. In her unusual book, Serbian Icons from Bosnia-Herzegovina: Sixteenth to Eigh- teenth Century, Svetlana Rakic instructs us that, contrary to the Western...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (4): 122–124.
Published: 01 December 2001
... of their identity was the Serbian Orthodox Church, their guardian through the centuries of foreign oppression. In her unusual book, Serbian Icons from Bosnia-Herzegovina: Sixteenth to Eigh- teenth Century, Svetlana Rakic instructs us that, contrary to the Western...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (4): 124–128.
Published: 01 December 2001
... of their identity was the Serbian Orthodox Church, their guardian through the centuries of foreign oppression. In her unusual book, Serbian Icons from Bosnia-Herzegovina: Sixteenth to Eigh- teenth Century, Svetlana Rakic instructs us that, contrary to the Western...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 March 2014
.... These occupying or dominating powers have all left their imprint on Cyprus’s cultural heritage, and perhaps this is no more apparent than in a tiny church in Asinou, located in almost the center of Cyprus and southwest of Nicosia. Originally a monastery, formally known as Panagia Phorbiotissa but better...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (1): 113–117.
Published: 01 March 2014
... or dominating powers have all left their imprint on Cyprus’s cultural heritage, and perhaps this is no more apparent than in a tiny church in Asinou, located in almost the center of Cyprus and southwest of Nicosia. Originally a monastery, formally known as Panagia Phorbiotissa but better known today...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (3): 8–15.
Published: 01 September 2010
... of turmoil and bloody wars, Europe has finally sancti- fied the preeminence of a sovereign citizenry, respect for human and minority rights, separation of church and state, and civilian control of the military. The divergence on these principles, or to put it charitably, paying lip service to them...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (2): 152–154.
Published: 01 June 2014
.... Reviews  153 1830s, as Greece was emerging from its war for independence against the Ottomans. A Catholic Bavarian monarch, Otto, had been placed as the head of state, a new Greek Orthodox Church had been established to separate Greeks from control in Constanti- nople, and heads of state were...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (3): 75–94.
Published: 01 September 2004
... gods—the mere visit to the temple to pray and offer any kind of sacrifi ce to one’s favorite divinity might result in fi nes, torture, and death. It meant mandatory baptism at a Christian church, and the failure to do so resulting in exile or death. It meant the Greeks could not pass...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (3): 109–112.
Published: 01 September 2011
... as the head of state by a complex series of committees designed to prevent any one faction from becoming too powerful. Artistically and reli- giously, Venice, as opposed to the other Italian city-­states, purposefully resurrected and reconstructed the declining Byzantine Empire within its churches...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (3): 112–115.
Published: 01 September 2011
... and reconstructed the declining Byzantine Empire within its churches and important public spaces. The myth of Venice may be traced back to at least 1204 when the blind, though cunning, Doge Enrico Dandolo redirected the Fourth Crusade from the Holy Land to have it attack and occupy Constantinople...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (3): 115–118.
Published: 01 September 2011
... faction from becoming too powerful. Artistically and reli- giously, Venice, as opposed to the other Italian city-­states, purposefully resurrected and reconstructed the declining Byzantine Empire within its churches and important public spaces. The myth of Venice may be traced back to at least...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (4): 160–163.
Published: 01 December 2006
... to change their religion, their religious status was not their own either. The challenge for Spain and the church was how to deal with the Moriscos and how to subject them to live by the rules laid down for them. Questions remained whether the Moriscos were really subjects of the crown or followers...