History: Religious History

  • The Witchcraft Reader book cover

    The Witchcraft Reader

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Darren Oldridge

    The Witchcraft Reader offers a wide range of historical perspectives on the subject of witchcraft in a single, accessible volume, exploring the enduring hold that it has on human imagination. The witch trials of the late Middle Ages and the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries have inspired a huge…

    Paperback – 2019-09-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Readers in History

  • The Body Broken: Late Medieval and Renaissance Europe, 1300–1525 book cover

    The Body Broken

    Late Medieval and Renaissance Europe, 1300–1525, 2nd Edition

    By Charles F. Briggs

    The Body Broken is a thematic survey of Europe in the late Middle Ages, a period of huge crisis, conflict and religious change that included the Black Death, the Reformation, the Peasants’ Revolt and the Renaissance. This thoroughly updated and revised second edition retains the thematic approach…

    Paperback – 2019-07-23 
    Routledge

  • 'There's such Divinity doth Hedge a King': Selected Essays of Nicolas Wyatt on Royal Ideology in Ugaritic and Old Testament Literature book cover

    'There's such Divinity doth Hedge a King'

    Selected Essays of Nicolas Wyatt on Royal Ideology in Ugaritic and Old Testament Literature, 1st Edition

    By Nicolas Wyatt

    The ideology of power is as much a part of modern life as in the ancient world, in which it has its long-lasting roots. Communities have always provided a supernatural sanction for the maintenance of power by the few, often dressing it up in elaborate mythic fictions, rich iconography and complex…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Society for Old Testament Study

  • Augustine and Modern Law book cover

    Augustine and Modern Law

    1st Edition

    By James Bernard Murphy

    Edited by Richard O. Brooks

    St. Augustine and Roman law are the two bridges from Athens and Jerusalem to the world of modern law. Augustine's almost eerily modern political realism was based upon his deep appreciation of human evil, arising from his insights into the human personality, the product of his reflections on his…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Philosophers and Law

  • Global Reformations: Transforming Early Modern Religions, Societies, and Cultures book cover

    Global Reformations

    Transforming Early Modern Religions, Societies, and Cultures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Terpstra

    Global Reformations offers a sustained, comparative, and interdisciplinary exploration of religious transformations in the early modern world. The volume explores global developments and tracks the many ways in which Reformation movements shaped relations of Christians with other Christians, and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-30
    Routledge

  • A Sourcebook of Early Modern European History: Life, Death, and Everything in Between book cover

    A Sourcebook of Early Modern European History

    Life, Death, and Everything in Between, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ute Lotz-Heumann

    A Sourcebook of Early Modern European History not only provides instructors with primary sources of a manageable length and translated into English, it also offers students a concise explanation of their context and meaning. By covering different areas of early modern life through the lens of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-22
    Routledge

  • Early Modern Ireland: New Sources, Methods, and Perspectives book cover

    Early Modern Ireland

    New Sources, Methods, and Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Covington, Valerie McGowan-Doyle, Vincent Carey

    Early Modern Ireland: New Sources, Methods, and Perspectives offers fresh approaches and case studies that push the field of early modern Ireland, and of British and European history more generally, into unexplored directions. The centuries between 1500 and 1700 were pivotal in Ireland’s history,…

    Paperback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Countries in the Early Modern World

  • The Jews: A History book cover

    The Jews

    A History, 3rd Edition

    By John Efron, Steven Weitzman, Matthias Lehmann

    The Jews: A History is a comprehensive and accessible text that explores the religious, cultural, social, and economic diversity of the Jewish people and their faith. Placing Jewish history within its wider cultural context, the book covers a broad time span, stretching from ancient Israel to…

    Paperback – 2018-12-03
    Routledge

  • A History of the Muslim World since 1260: The Making of a Global Community book cover

    A History of the Muslim World since 1260

    The Making of a Global Community, 2nd Edition

    By Vernon O Egger

    A History of the Muslim World since 1260 continues the narrative begun by A History of the Muslim World to 1750 by tracing the development of Muslim societies, institutions, and doctrines from the time of the Mongol conquests through to the present day. It offers students a balanced coverage of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30
    Routledge

  • Early Medieval Europe 300–1050: A Guide for Studying and Teaching book cover

    Early Medieval Europe 300–1050

    A Guide for Studying and Teaching, 2nd Edition

    By David Rollason

    Early Medieval Europe 300–1050: A Guide for Studying and Teaching empowers students by providing them with the conceptual and methodological tools to investigate the period. Throughout the book, major research questions and historiographical debates are identified and guidance is given on how to…

    Paperback – 2018-04-04
    Routledge

  • A History of the World's Religions book cover

    A History of the World's Religions

    14th Edition

    By David S. Noss, Blake R. Grangaard

    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 – 2017-12-26
    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 – 2017-12-18
    Routledge

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