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  • Demons and Demonology in Late Antiquity

    Edited by Domenico Agostini, Tommaso Tesei

    This book investigates how demons, and more generally evil beings, were conceived, represented, invoked or rejected by the main religious traditions of the Middle East between the fourth and the tenth centuries.…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • 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 – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Saints and Sanctity in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

    Striving for remembrance

    Edited by Alexandre Coello de la Rosa, Linda G. Jones

    A common objective of saint veneration in all three Abrahamic religions is the recovery and perpetuation of the collective memory of the saint. Christianity, Judaism, and Islam all yield intriguing similarities and differences in their respective conceptions of sanctity. This edited collection…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge
    Sanctity in Global Perspective

  • The Body Broken

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

    By Charles F. Briggs

    The Body Broken offers a thematic survey of Europe in the late Middle Ages, a period of huge crisis, conflict and religious change, including the Black Death, the Reformation, the Peasants Revolt and the Renaissance. This new edition includes a discussion on rural communities across Europe and the…

    Paperback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge

  • The Dynamics of Rhetorical Performances in Late Antiquity

    By Alberto J. Quiroga Puertas

    This book argues that narrations of rhetorical performances in late antique literature can be interpreted as a reflection of the ongoing debates of the time. Competition among cultural elites, strategies of self-presentation and the making of religious orthodoxy often took the shape of narrations…

    Hardback – 2018-10-25 
    Routledge

  • Jews and Muslims in Seventeenth-Century Discourse

    From Religious Enemies to Allies and Friends

    By Gary K. Waite

    Jews and Muslims in Seventeenth-Century Discourse explores for the first time the extent to which the unusual religious diversity and tolerance of the Dutch Republic affected how its residents regarded Jews and Muslims. Analyzing an array of vernacular publications, this book reveals how Dutch…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18 
    Routledge

  • 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 its inhabitants throughout the centuries. In modern times, and aside from all the religious…

    Hardback – 2018-10-11 
    Routledge

  • God’s House at Ewelme

    Life, Devotion and Architecture in a Fifteenth-Century Almshouse

    By John Goodall

    Edited by Ian Hayward

    This title was first published in 2001. God’s House, at Ewelme, is an extraordinary survival from England’s late medieval past: a well documented and superbly preserved chantry foundation established in 1437 by William and Alice de la Pole, then Earl and Countess of Suffolk. As originally…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Fall of the Templars in the Crown of Aragon

    By Alan Forey

    This title was first published in 2001: The trial of the Templars and the dissolution of the Order of the Temple are popular subjects for historians, but the focus of most work has been on France. In this book Alan Forey adds greatly to our understanding of the drama, not just by examining events…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Piety, Power and History in Medieval England and Normandy

    By Marjorie Chibnall

    This title was first published in 2000:  The studies here are broadly concerned with ecclesiastical history as envisaged in the work of Orderic Vitalis: the history of society and culture, comprising the life and activities of lay men and women in war and peace no less than those of monks and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Porphyrogenita

    Essays on the History and Literature of Byzantium and the Latin East in Honour of Julian Chrysostomides

    By Charalambos Dendrinos, Jonathan Harris, Judith Herrin

    Edited by Eirene Harvalia-Crook

    This book was first published in 2003.The collection of thirty-four essays in Porphyrogenita reflects the life-long teaching and research interests of Julian Chrysostomides, Director of the Hellenic Institute, Royal Holloway, University of London. They cover Byzantine history, historiography,…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Soldier Saints and Holy Warriors

    Warfare and Sanctity in the Literature of Early England

    By John Edward Damon

    Title first published in 2003. Christian authors of the Late Antique period deliberately set themselves the ambitious goal of revolutionizing the world of Latin letters, particularly concerning the questions of warfare and sanctity. Focusing on the body of early English Christian literature from…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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