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  • John's Gospel as Witness

    The Development of the Early Christian Language of Faith, 1st Edition

    By Alexander S. Jensen

    This book defends the claims of historical-critical research into the New Testament as necessary for theological interpretation. Presenting an interdisciplinary study about the nature of theological language, this book considers the modern debate in theological hermeneutics beginning with the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Identities and Allegiances in the Eastern Mediterranean after 1204

    1st Edition

    By Guillaume Saint-Guillain

    Edited by Judith Herrin

    This volume of studies explores a particularly complex period in Byzantine history, the thirteenth century, from the Fourth Crusade to the recapture of Constantinople by exiled leaders from Nicaea. During this time there was no Greek state based on Constantinople and so no Byzantine Empire by…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

  • Church Law and Church Order in Rome and Byzantium

    A Comparative Study, 1st Edition

    By Clarence Gallagher

    This book presents a comparative study of church order in the East and West of the Christian world. It deals with the development of canon law from the 6th century, the time of Dionysius Exiguus and John Scholastikos, up to the period of Balsamon and Gratian. While the focus is upon Rome and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge
    Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies

  • Geneses

    A Comparative Study of the Historiographies of the Rise of Christianity, Rabbinic Judaism, and Islam, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Tolan

    What is a religion? How do we discern the boundaries between religions, or religious communities? When does Judaism become Judaism, Christianity become Christianity, Islam become Islam? Scholars have increasingly called into question the standard narratives created by the various orthodoxies,…

    Hardback – 2019-05-02
    Routledge

  • hThe Poetry of Thought in Late Antiquity

    Essays in Imagination and Religion, 1st Edition

    By Patricia Cox Miller

    This title was first published in 2001. These collected essays by Patricia Cox Miller identify new possibilities of meaning in the study of religion in late antiquity. The book addresses the topic of the imaginative mindset of late ancient authors from a variety of Greco-Roman religious traditions.…

    Hardback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • In Search of First-Century Christianity

    1st Edition

    By Joe E. Barnhart, Linda T. Kraeger

    Originally pulished in 2000, In Search of First Century Christianity contends that Christianity in the first century had no founder but rather evolved as a convergence of many forces: political disillusionment, cultural mutations, religious and theological motifs, psychosocial losses and new…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Hospitals and Healing from Antiquity to the Later Middle Ages

    1st Edition

    By Peregrine Horden

    The first part of this collection brings together a selection of Peregrine Horden's papers on the history of hospitals and related institutions of welfare provision from their origins in Late Antiquity to their medieval flourishing in Byzantium and the Islamic lands as well as in western Europe.…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Children in the Bible and the Ancient World

    Comparative and Historical Methods in Reading Ancient Children, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shawn W. Flynn

    The topic of children in the Bible has long been under-represented, but this has recently changed with the development of childhood studies in broader fields, and the work of several dedicated scholars. While many reading methods are employed in this emerging field, comparative work with children…

    Hardback – 2019-04-10
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • Sicily and the Mediterranean in the Middle Ages

    1st Edition

    By Hiroshi Takayama

    This book is a collection of milestone articles of a leading scholar in the study of the Norman Kingdom of Sicily, a crossroads of Latin-Christian, Greek-Byzantine, and Arab-Islamic cultures and one of the most fascinating but also one of the most neglected kingdoms in the medieval world. Some of…

    Hardback – 2019-04-05
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • A Cultural History of Bathing in Late Antiquity and Early Byzantium

    1st Edition

    By Michal Zytka

    This book discusses social, religious and medical attitudes towards bathing in Late Antiquity. It examines the place of bathing in late Roman and early Byzantine society as seen in the literary, historical, and documentary sources from the late antique period. The author argues that bathing became…

    Hardback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Late Byzantium Reconsidered

    The Arts of the Palaiologan Era in the Mediterranean, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrea Mattiello, Maria Alessia Rossi

    Late Byzantium Reconsidered offers a unique collection of essays analysing the artistic achievements of Mediterranean centres linked to the Byzantine Empire between 1261, when the Palaiologan dynasty re-conquered Constantinople, and the decades after 1453, when the Ottomans took the city, marking…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19
    Routledge

  • Aristotle and Early Christian Thought

    1st Edition

    By Mark Edwards

    In studies of early Christian thought, ‘philosophy’ is often a synonym for ‘Platonism’, or at most for ‘Platonism and Stoicism’. Nevertheless, it was Aristotle who, from the sixth century AD to the Italian Renaissance, was the dominant Greek voice in Christian, Muslim and Jewish philosophy.…

    Hardback – 2019-03-08
    Routledge
    Studies in Philosophy and Theology in Late Antiquity

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