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(2017-01-01) - Journal articleThis paper discusses Pierre Bayle’s article on Muhammad in his Dictionnaire historique et critique (1696), especially with regard to its two main themes: the role of force in the establishment of Islam, and sexual morality ...
(2019-01-14) - Journal article
(2017-04) - Journal articleThe year 1558 was one of open war between England and Scotland. Previous scholarly accounts of this period have glossed over this conflict. This article first establishes the contours of the war. The failure of peace ...
Magna Carta, canon law and pastoral care : excommunication and the church's publication of the charter (2016-11) - Journal articleThis article argues that the church's strenuous efforts to publicize Magna Carta can only be fully understood when viewed in the context of canon law and pastoral care. The automatic sentence of excommunication that fell ...
(2005) - Journal article