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  • Irenaeus of Lyons and the Mosaic of Christ

    Preaching Scripture in the Era of Martyrdom

    By James G. Bushur

    Recent theological scholarship has shown increasing interest in patristic exegesis. The way early Christians read scripture has attracted not only historians, but also systematic and exegetical scholars. However, the Christian reading of scripture before Origen has been neglected or, more often,…

    Hardback – 2017-06-07 
    Routledge

  • Religious Interactions in Europe and the Mediterranean World

    Coexistence and Dialogue from the 12th to the 20th Centuries

    Edited by Katsumi Fukasawa, Benjamin J. Kaplan, Pierre-Yves Beaurepaire

    The religious histories of Christian and Muslim countries in Europe and Western Asia are often treated in isolation from one another. This can lead to a limited and simplistic understanding of the international and interreligious interactions currently taking place. This edited collection brings…

    Hardback – 2017-06-07 
    Routledge

  • Medieval Thought and Historiography

    By Giles Constable

    We assume that we have a clear understanding of how people in the Middle Ages thought and which attitudes they struck but in reality this is a subject of enormous complexity of which conclusions can only be drawn via painstaking archival research and decades of study. Giles Constable has spent…

    Hardback – 2017-04-24 
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • What is Mormonism?

    A Student's Introduction

    By Patrick Q. Mason

    What is Mormonism? A Student’s Introduction is an easy-to-read and informative overview of the religion founded by Joseph Smith in 1830. This short and lively book covers Mormonism’s history, core beliefs, rituals, and devotional practices, as well as the impact on the daily lives of its followers.…

    Paperback – 2017-04-06 
    Routledge

  • Medieval Monasticism

    By Giles Constable

    This collection of Giles Constable's key articles on medieval monastic and ecclesiastical history provides nothing less than a comprehensive overview of research in the field. The book provides an insight into monastic life in the Middle Ages - from Germany to Normandy and from England to…

    Hardback – 2017-03-30 
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Routledge Companion to Sixteenth Century Philosophy

    Edited by Henrik Lagerlund, Benjamin Hill

    Sixteenth century philosophy was a unique synthesis of several philosophical frameworks, a blend of old and new, including but not limited to Scholasticism, Humanism, Neo-Thomism, Aristotelianism, and Stoicism. Unlike most overviews of this period, The Routledge Companion to Sixteenth Century…

    Hardback – 2017-01-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • The Legacy of Demetrius of Alexandria 189-232 CE

    The Form and Function of Hagiography in Late Antique and Islamic Egypt

    By Maged S. A. Mikhail

    This is the first full-length study of Demetrius of Alexandria (189–232 ce), who generated a neglected, yet remarkable hagiographic program that secured him a positive legacy throughout the Middle Ages and the modern era. Drawing upon Patristic, Coptic, and Arabic sources spanning a millennium, the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • A New History of African Christian Thought

    From Cape to Cairo

    Edited by David Tonghou Ngong

    David Tonghou Ngong offers a comprehensive view of African Christian thought that includes North Africa in antiquity as well as Sub-Saharan Africa from the period of colonial missionary activity to the present. Challenging conventional colonial divisions of Africa, A New History of African…

    Paperback – 2016-11-14
    Routledge

  • Visions of God and Ideas on Deification in Patristic Thought

    Edited by Mark Edwards, Elena Ene D-Vasilescu

    This volume illustrates the complexity and variety of early Christian thought on the subject of the image of God as a theological concept, and the difficulties that arise even in the interpretation of particular authors who gave a cardinal place to the image of God in their expositions of Christian…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • Vatican II and New Thinking about Catholic Education

    The impact and legacy of Gravissimum Educationis

    Edited by Sean Whittle

    It is only in the years since Vatican II that the new thinking about Catholic education has crystalised into shape. Vatican II and New Thinking about Catholic Education provides an opportune moment to take stock of the impact of Vatican II on Catholic education. This volume considers the various…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31
    Routledge

  • Christian Thought

    A Historical Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Chad Meister, James Stump

    The story of Christian thought is essential to understanding Christian faith today and the last two millennia of world history. This fresh and lively introduction explores the central ideas, persons, events, and movements that gave rise to Christian thought, from early beginnings to its present…

    Paperback – 2016-10-25
    Routledge

  • Foreshadowing the Reformation

    Art and Religion in the 15th Century Burgundian Netherlands

    By Christopher Herbert

    Foreshadowing the Reformation argues that paintings are the history of ideas in visual form. It follows, therefore, that if we are to fully understand and appreciate the late Medieval and Renaissance paintings of great Northern European artists such as Jan van Eyck and Rogier van der Weyden, we…

    Hardback – 2016-07-11
    Routledge

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