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  • Constantine: Religious Faith and Imperial Policy

    Edited by A. Edward Siecienski

    Constantine: Religious Faith and Imperial Policy brings together some of the English-speaking world’s leading Constantinian scholars for an interdisciplinary study of the life and legacy of the first Christian emperor. For many he remains a "sign of contradiction" (Luke 2:34) whose life and legacy…

    Hardback – 2017-01-31 

  • An Ancient Theory of Religion

    Euhemerism from Antiquity to the Present

    By Nickolas P. Roubekas

    By studying the utilization of the theory in different periods—from the Graeco-Roman world to Late Antiquity, and from the Renaissance to the twenty-first century—this book explores the reception of the theory in diverse literary works, by focusing on the different adoptions and misrepresentations…

    Hardback – 2017-01-25 
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Women in the Classical World CC 4V

    Edited by Sheila Dillon, Sharon L. James

    The study of women in Graeco-Roman antiquity has a long history but many recent developments—prominent among which are the rise of feminist theory and theoretical and interpretive work in material culture—have transformed approaches to the study of women’s lived experiences in antiquity. This…

    Hardback – 2017-01-11 
    Critical Concepts in Classical Studies

  • Producing Christian Culture from Augustine to 1500s

    Medieval Exegesis and its Interpretative Genres

    By Giles E. M. Gasper, Francis Watson

    Producing Christian Culture takes as its thread the 'interpretative genres' within which medieval people engaged with the Bible. Contributors to the volume present specific material as a case study illustrative of a specific genre, whether devotional, homiletical, scholarly, or controversial. The…

    Hardback – 2017-01-01 

  • Imperial Identities in the Roman World

    Edited by Wouter Vanacker, Arjan Zuiderhoek

    In recent years, the debate on Romanisation has often been framed in terms of identity, that is, how the expansion of empire impacted on the constructed or self-ascribed sense of belonging of its inhabitants. Research has often focused on the interaction between local identities and Roman ideology…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 

  • Fall Narratives

    An Interdisciplinary Perspective

    Edited by Zohar Hadromi-Allouche, Áine Larkin

    Zohar Hadromi-Allouche is Lecturer in Islamic Studies in the department of Divinity and Religious Studies at the University of Aberdeen. In her research she applies a literary approach to Islamic religious sources, as a way of revealing literary paradigms and motifs, as well as inter-cultural…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 

  • The Afterlife in Early Christian Carthage

    Near-Death Experiences, Ancestor Cult, and the Archaeology of Paradise

    By Stephen E. Potthoff

    The Afterlife in Early Christian Carthage explores how the visionary experiences of early Christian martyrs shaped and informed early Christian ancestor cult and the construction of the cemetery as paradise. Taking the early Christian cemeteries in Carthage as a case study, the volume broadens our…

    Hardback – 2016-11-24 
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • Linguistic Dating of Biblical Texts: Volume 2

    By Ian Young, Robert Rezetko, Martin Ehrensvärd

    Since the beginning of critical scholarship biblical texts have been dated using linguistic evidence. Until now there has been no introduction to and comprehensive overview of the field. Volume 2 of Linguistic Dating of Biblical Texts contains an extensive overview of dates attributed to different…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • How Survivors of Abuse Relate to God

    The Authentic Spirituality of the Annihilated Soul

    By Susan Shooter

    Grappling with theological issues raised by abuse, this book argues that the Church should be challenged, and ministered to, by survivors. Paying careful attention to her interviews with Christian women survivors, Shooter finds that through painful experiences of transformation they have…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Explorations in Practical, Pastoral and Empirical Theology

  • Scripture, Metaphysics, and Poetry

    Austin Farrer's The Glass of Vision With Critical Commentary

    Edited by Robert MacSwain

    This book offers a critical edition of arguably the greatest work of English theology in the 20th century: Austin Farrer's Bampton Lectures published as The Glass of Vision in 1948. Farrer was an interdisciplinary genius who made original contributions to philosophy, theology, and biblical studies,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 

  • Karl Barth and the Fifth Gospel

    Barth's Theological Exegesis of Isaiah

    By Mark S. Gignilliat

    Today’s biblical scholars and dogmaticians are giving a significant amount of attention to the topic of theological exegesis. A resource turned to for guidance and insight in this discussion is the history of interpretation, and Karl Barth’s voice registers loudly as a helpful model for engaging…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Barth Studies

  • Biblical Scholarship and the Church

    A Sixteenth-Century Crisis of Authority

    By Allan K. Jenkins, Patrick Preston

    Conflicting claims to authority in relation to the translation and interpretation of the Bible have been a recurrent source of tension within the Christian church, and were a key issue in the Reformation debate. This book traces how the authority of the Septuagint and later that of the Vulgate was…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

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