History: Religious History

  • Greek Monasticism in Southern Italy: The Life of Neilos in Context book cover

    Greek Monasticism in Southern Italy

    The Life of Neilos in Context

    Edited by Barbara Crostini, Ines Angeli Murzaku

    This volume was conceived with the double aim of providing a background and a further context for the new English translation of the Life of St Neilos of Rossano, founder of the monastery of Grottaferrata near Rome in 1004. Reflecting this double aim, the volume is divided into two parts. Part I,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-29 
    Routledge

  • A History of the World's Religions book cover

    A History of the World's Religions

    14th Edition

    By Blake Grangaard, David S. Noss

    A History of the World's Religions bridges the interval between the founding of religions and their present state, and gives students an accurate look at the religions of the world by including descriptive and interpretive details from original source materials. Refined by over forty years of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-28 
    Routledge

  • The European World 1500–1800: An Introduction to Early Modern History book cover

    The European World 1500–1800

    An Introduction to Early Modern History, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Beat Kümin

    The European World 1500-1800 provides a concise and authoritative textbook for the centuries between the Renaissance and the French Revolution. It presents early modern Europe not as a mere transition phase, but a dynamic period worth studying in its own right. Written by an experienced team of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge

  • How Thor Lost His Thunder: The Changing Faces of an Old Norse God book cover

    How Thor Lost His Thunder

    The Changing Faces of an Old Norse God

    By Declan Taggart

    How Thor Lost his Thunder is the first major English-language study of early medieval evidence for the Old Norse god, Thor. In this book, the most common modern representations of Thor are examined, such as images of him wreathed in lightning, and battling against monsters and giants. The origins…

    Hardback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Medieval Studies

  • Women, Enlightenment and Catholicism: A Transnational Biographical History book cover

    Women, Enlightenment and Catholicism

    A Transnational Biographical History

    Edited by Ulrich L. Lehner

    Women, Enlightenment and Catholicism explores, for the first time, the uncharted territory of women’s religious Enlightenment. Each chapter offers a biographical insight into the social and cultural context of female Enlighteners and how Catholic women in Europe used the thought and values of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-06 
    Routledge

  • Religion and Peace: Historical Aspects book cover

    Religion and Peace

    Historical Aspects

    Edited by Yvonne Friedman

    This volume represents a departure from the prevailing emphasis on religion and war in the medieval and early modern periods. Instead, the book explores the relationship between religion and peace in the context of Christianity, Islam, and Judaism, both as an ideal and on the practical level. The…

    Hardback – 2017-12-06 
    Routledge

  • Jewish Glass and Christian Stone: A Materialist Mapping of the 'Parting of the Ways' book cover

    Jewish Glass and Christian Stone

    A Materialist Mapping of the 'Parting of the Ways'

    By Eric C. Smith

    In recent years scholars have re-evaluated the "parting of the ways" between Judaism and Christianity, reaching new understandings of the ways shared origins gave way to two distinct and sometimes inimical religious traditions. But this has been a profoundly textual task, relying on the writings of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • The Medieval World book cover

    The Medieval World

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Peter Linehan, Janet L. Nelson, Marios Costambeys

    Ranging from Connacht to Constantinople and from Tynemouth to Timbuktu, the forty-four contributors to The Medieval World seek to bring the Middle Ages to life, offering definitive appraisals of the distinctive features of the period. This second edition includes six additional chapters, covering…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • Independent Spirits: Spiritualism and English Plebeians, 1850-1910 book cover

    Independent Spirits

    Spiritualism and English Plebeians, 1850-1910

    By Logie Barrow

    First published in 1986. Independent Spirits is about the intellectual world of the humbly-born in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Britain, focussing on plebeian, or working- and lower middle-class spiritualists. This book is an important study which throws light on the idealism and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Victorian World

  • The Victorian Clergy book cover

    The Victorian Clergy

    By Alan Haig

    First published in 1984. The Victorian clergy occupied a uniquely prominent position in English society. Their church generated continual and often rancorous debate and they played an important part in the local provision of education, welfare and justice. Politically, also, they were never…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Victorian World

  • Early Christian Ritual Life book cover

    Early Christian Ritual Life

    By Richard E. DeMaris, Jason T. Lamoreaux, Steven C. Muir

    Scholars across many fields have come to realize that ritual is an integral element of human life and a vital aspect of all human societies. Yet, this realization has been slow to develop among scholars of early Christianity. Early Christian Ritual Life attempts to counteract the undervaluing of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge

  • The Victorian Church in Decline: Archbishop Tait and the Church of England 1868-1882 book cover

    The Victorian Church in Decline

    Archbishop Tait and the Church of England 1868-1882

    By Peter T. Marsh

    First published in 1969, this book studies the years of decline in the Victorian Church between 1868 and 1882. It centres on the Archbishop Tait, who was paradoxically the most powerful Archbishop of Canterbury since the seventeenth century, and follows the policies he pursued, the high church…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Victorian World

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