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  • Jewish Glass and Christian Stone

    A Materialist Mapping of the 'Parting of the Ways'

    By Eric C. Smith

    In recent years scholars have re-evaluated the "parting of the ways" between Judaism and Christianity, reaching new understandings of the ways shared origins gave way to two distinct and sometimes inimical religious traditions. But this has been a profoundly textual task, relying on the writings of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • Spiritual and Social Transformation in African American Spiritual Churches

    More than conjurers

    By Margarita Guillory

    At the core of much of African American religion’s response to social inequalities is a symbiotic relationship between socio-political activism and spiritual restoration. Drawing on archival material and ethnographic fieldwork from African American Spiritual Churches in the USA, this book examines…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Secularization

    By Charles Turner

    The death of secularization theses keeps being announced but people keep using the word. Historically the transfer of church property to secular use, for sociologists secularization signals a decline in the influence of religious institutions or ideas; yet ‘secularization’ has also been an…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    Key Ideas

  • John Wesley, Practical Divinity and the Defence of Literature

    By Emma Salgård Cunha

    John Wesley (1703-1791), leader of British Methodism, was one of the most prolific literary figures of the eighteenth century, responsible for creating and disseminating a massive corpus of religious literature and for instigating a sophisticated programme of reading, writing and publishing within…

    Hardback – 2017-11-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Methodist Studies Series

  • Contemporary Political Philosophy and Religion

    Between Public Reason and Pluralism

    By Camil Ungureanu, Paolo Monti

    What is the place of religion in a pluralist democracy? The continuous presence of religion in the public sphere has raised anew normative and practical issues related to the role of religion in a democratic polity, generating spirited political debates in Western and non-Western contexts.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: The Illuminations of the Stavelot Bible (1978)

    By Wayne Dynes

    First published in 1978, this book offers a comprehensive study of the illuminations of the Stavelot Bible. The illuminations themselves have been recognized as occupying an important place in the incipient stage of the Romanesque style in the Meuse valley. The two volumes of the Bible contain no…

    Hardback – 2017-11-26 
    Routledge

  • John Wesley and the Education of Children

    Gender, Class and Piety

    By Linda A. Ryan

    Scholars have historically associated John Wesley’s educational endeavours with the boarding school he established at Kingswood, near Bristol, in 1746. However, his educational endeavours extended well beyond that single institution, even to non-Methodist educational programmes. This book sets out…

    Hardback – 2017-11-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Methodist Studies Series

  • Evangelical Religion and Popular Education

    A Modern Interpretation

    By John McLeish

    Under the influence of the evangelical movement in the 18th and early 19th centuries education, in one form or another, was brought to a vast number of people in England and Wales. Originally published in 1969, it is this phenomenon that forms the subject of Dr McLeish’s book. The two central…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Early Christian Ritual Life

    By Richard E. DeMaris, Jason T. Lamoreaux, Steven C. Muir

    Scholars across many fields have come to realize that ritual is an integral element of human life and a vital aspect of all human societies. Yet, this realization has been slow to develop among scholars of early Christianity. Early Christian Ritual Life attempts to counteract the undervaluing of…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge

  • The Hymnographic Book of Tropologion

    Sources, Liturgy and Chant Repertory

    By Svetlana Kujumdzieva

    The Tropologion is considered the earliest known extant chant book from the early Christian world which was in use until the twelfth century. The study of this book is still in its infancy. It has generally been believed that the book has survived in Georgian translation under the name ‘ladgari’…

    Hardback – 2017-11-10 
    Routledge

  • Theological Radicalism and Tradition

    'The Limits of Radicalism' with Appendices

    By Howard E. Root

    Edited by Christopher R. Brewer

    ‘The limits of radicalism are those which end not in chaos but in the breaking of fresh ground.’ Howard E. Root Previously unpublished––and only recently rediscovered by Dr Christopher R. Brewer in an uncatalogued box in the archives of Lambeth Palace Library––Canon Howard E. Root’s 1972 Bampton…

    Hardback – 2017-11-07 
    Routledge

  • Sex in Christianity and Psychoanalysis

    By William Graham Cole

    Originally published in 1956, this survey of the interpretations of sex by the major figures in Christian thought and in psychoanalysis made an important contribution to the re-thinking of our sexual morality at the time. The author refutes the common belief that the negative attitude toward sex…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Psychoanalysis

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