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  • Catholic Critics of the King James Bible

    The Unauthorised History, 1611-1911

    By Ellie Gebarowski-Shafer

    This book challenges the prevailing view that until fairly recently the King James Bible (KJB) dominated the field of English biblical translation virtually unopposed. Rather than focusing on its gradual acceptance and triumph as traditional Protestant narratives and even most recent scholarly…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Thomas Cranmer

    By Susan Wabuda

    Thomas Cranmer’s place in English history is firmly established, yet the complexities of his character have remained obscure and he continues to be one of the most problematic figures of the Tudor period. Susan Wabuda’s biography sheds fresh light not only on the private Cranmer, but also on the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-29 
    Routledge Historical Biographies

  • Ancient African Christianity

    An Introduction to a Unique Context and Tradition

    By David E. Wilhite

    Christianity spread across North Africa early, and it remained there as a powerful force much longer than anticipated. While this form of Christianity largely shared the Latin language and Roman culture of the wider empire, it also represented a unique tradition that was shaped by the African…

    Paperback – 2017-06-29 

  • Chromatius of Aquileia and the Making of a Christian City

    By Robert McEachnie

    Chromatius of Aquileia and the Making of a Christian City examines how the increasing authority of institutionalized churches changed late antique urban environments. Aquileia, the third largest city in Italy during late antiquity, presents a case study in the transformation of elite Roman…

    Hardback – 2017-06-29 
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • Welsh Quaker Emigrants and Colonial Pennsylvania

    Transatlantic Connections

    By Richard C. Allen

    Exploring the emigration to colonial Pennsylvania of Welsh members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), this book appraises their experiences during a period of unparalleled change. It begins by exploring why Welsh Quakers left their homes and families for an unknown future, thousands of…

    Hardback – 2017-06-28 

  • Layered Landscapes

    Early Modern Religious Space Across Faiths and Cultures

    Edited by Eric Nelson, Jonathan Wright

    This volume explores the conceptualization and construction of sacred space in a wide variety of faith traditions: Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, and the religions of Japan. It deploys the notion of "layered landscapes" in order to trace the accretions of praxis and belief, the tensions…

    Hardback – 2017-06-16 

  • Religious Interactions in Europe and the Mediterranean World

    Coexistence and Dialogue from the 12th to the 20th Centuries

    Edited by Katsumi Fukasawa, Benjamin J. Kaplan, Pierre-Yves Beaurepaire

    The religious histories of Christian and Muslim countries in Europe and Western Asia are often treated in isolation from one another. This can lead to a limited and simplistic understanding of the international and interreligious interactions currently taking place. This edited collection brings…

    Hardback – 2017-06-07 

  • Tolerance in World History

    By Peter Stearns

    This volume draws together the many discrete studies of tolerance to create a global and comprehensive synthesis. In a concise text, author Peter Stearns makes connections across time periods and key regions, to help clarify the record and the relationship between current tolerance patterns and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-06 
    Themes in World History

  • Edmund Campion

    A Scholarly Life

    By Gerard Kilroy

    Edmund Campion: A Scholarly Life is the response, at long last, to Evelyn Waugh’s call, in 1935, for a ’scholarly biography’ to replace Richard Simpson's Edmund Campion (1867). Whereas early accounts of his life focused on the execution of the Jesuit priest, this new biography presents a more…

    Paperback – 2017-06-02 

  • The Medieval World

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Peter Linehan, Janet L Nelson, Marios Costambeys

    The Medieval World brings the Middle Ages to life and conveys the distinctiveness of this diverse, constantly changing period. Forty-four scholars bring together one medieval world from many disparate worlds, from Connacht to Constantinople and from Tynemouth to Timbuktu. This new edition includes…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge Worlds

  • The World Inside Out

    Emotions and the Body in the French Wars of Religion

    By Luc Racaut

    The World Inside Out explores how the traumatic events of the French wars of religion transformed ideas about the body and emotions. This book includes analysis of extraordinary bodies, the connection between the body and the sacred, through forensic explorations of saints’ bodies, and emphasis on…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31 

  • Routledge Revivals: Routledge Encyclopedias of the Middle Ages

    Edited by Various

    The Routledge Encyclopedias of the Middle Ages comprises of sixteen comprehensive reference titles covering a range of regions and themes in the Medieval period. First published between 1993 and 2006, the Encyclopedias provide complete and multidisciplinary guides to topics such as Women and…

    Hardback – 2017-05-30 
    Routledge Revivals: Routledge Encyclopedias of the Middle Ages

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