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  • State and Religion

    The Australian Story

    By Renae Barker

    With its increasingly secular and religiously diverse population Australia faces many challenges in determining how the state and religion should interact. Australia is not unique in facing these challenges. States worldwide, including common law countries with shared legal and religious heritages,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20 
    Law and Religion

  • Imagining the Afterlife in the Ancient World

    Edited by Juliette Harrisson

    What did people in the ancient world think the next life would hold? Did they imagine there was a chance for a relationship between the living and the dead? What was the geography of the ancient underworld – what did it look like, how did the dead get there, and what was it like once they were…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15 

  • Religion and Relationships in Ragged Schools

    An Intimate History of Education for the Poor

    By Laura Mair

    With Lord Shaftesbury as their figurehead, "ragged schools" provided a free education to impoverished children. The primary purpose of the schools, however, was the salvation of children’s souls. Focusing on the interaction between teachers and scholars, this book provides an intimate account of…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15 
    Routledge Studies in Evangelicalism

  • Capetian France 987-1328

    3rd Edition

    By Elizabeth Hallam

    Spanning France's development across four centuries, Capetian France is a definitive book. This third edition has been expanded to include more on culture and society and is now accompanied with online resources, including links to images and primary sources. In 987, when Hugh Capet took the throne…

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 

  • Making England, 796-1042

    By Richard Huscroft

    Making England, 796-1042 explores the creation and establishment of the kingdom of England and the significant changes that led to it becoming one of the most successful and sophisticated political structures in the western world by the middle of the eleventh century. At the end of the eighth…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25 

  • Remembering the Jagiellonians

    Edited by Natalia Nowakowska

    Remembering the Jagiellonians is the first study of international memories of the Jagiellonians (1386-1596), one of the most powerful but lesser known royal dynasties of Renaissance Europe. It explores how the Jagiellonian dynasty been remembered since the early modern period and assesses its role…

    Paperback – 2018-07-19 
    Remembering the Medieval and Early Modern Worlds

  • The Routledge Research Companion to the History of Evangelicalism

    By Andrew Atherstone, David Ceri Jones

    Evangelicalism, an inter-denominational religious movement that has grown to become one of the most pervasive expressions of world Christianity in the early twenty-first century, had its origins in the religious revivals led by George Whitefield, John Wesley and Jonathan Edwards in the middle…

    Hardback – 2018-07-17 
    Routledge Studies in Evangelicalism

  • Catholic Critics of the King James Bible, 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 – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Identity, History and Trans-Nationality in Central Asia

    Mountain Communities of Pamir

    Edited by Carole Faucher, Dagikhudo Dagiev

    Pamiris, or Badakhshanis in popular discourse, form a small group of Iranic peoples who inhabit the mountainous region of Pamir-Hindu Kush, being the historical region of Badakhshan. Pamiri communities are located in the territories of four current nation-states: Tajikistan, Afghanistan, China and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-10 
    Central Asian Studies

  • Apocalypse and Reform from Late Antiquity to the Middle Ages

    Edited by Matthew Gabriele, James T. Palmer

    Apocalypse and Reform from Late Antiquity to the Middle Ages provides a range of perspectives on what reformist apocalypticism meant for the formation of Medieval Europe, from the Fall of Rome to the Twelfth-Century. It explores and challenges accepted narratives about both the development of…

    Paperback – 2018-07-03 

  • Routledge Handbook on Jerusalem

    Edited by Suleiman A. Mourad, Bedross Der Matossian, Naomi Koltun-Fromm

    Few cities around the world transcend their physical boundaries the way Jerusalem does. As the spiritual capital of monotheism, Jerusalem has ancient roots and legacies that have imposed themselves on and accompanied its inhabitants throughout the centuries. In this respect, Jerusalem is a physical…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 

  • The Reformation of England's Past

    John Foxe and the Revision of History in the Late Sixteenth Century

    By Matthew Phillpott

    This book is a detailed examination of the sources and protocols John Foxe used to justify the Reformation, and claim that the Church of Rome had fallen into the grip of Antichrist. The focus is on the pre-Lollard, medieval history in the first two editions of the Acts and Monuments. Comparison of…

    Hardback – 2018-06-26 
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

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