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  • Vatican II and New Thinking about Catholic Education

    The impact and legacy of Gravissimum Educationis

    Edited by Sean Whittle

    This volume considers the various ways in which Vatican II and its teaching on education has been received and engages with the challenges and testing times that beset faith-based education in the twenty-first century. With insights from an international range of leading and influential advocates…

    Hardback – 2016-11-08 
    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 – 2016-11-04 
    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 – 2016-07-14
    Routledge

  • Juvencus' Four Books of the Gospels

    Evangeliorum Libri Quattuor

    By Scott McGill

    Juvencus’ Evangeliorum libri IV, or "The Four Books of the Gospels," is a verse rendering of the gospel narrative written ca. 330 CE. Consisting of around 3200 hexameter lines, it is the first of the Latin "Biblical epics" to appear in antiquity, and the first classicizing, hexameter poem on a…

    Hardback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Later Latin Poetry

  • History of the Middle Ages

    300-1500

    By James Westfall Thompson

    First published in 1931, this book covers the broad period of time between the Christian Roman Empire instituted in the fourth century and the period of the Renaissance. The author traces the main events of medieval history — striking a balance between political, institutional, social and cultural…

    Hardback – 2016-04-05
    Routledge

  • Missionary Strategies in the New World, 1610–1690

    An Intellectual History

    By Catherine Balleriaux

    The study is an intellectual and comparative history of French, Spanish, and English missions to the native peoples of America in the seventeenth century, c. 1610–1690. It shows that missions are ideal case studies to properly understand the relationship between religion and politics in early…

    Hardback – 2016-02-25
    Routledge
    Religious Cultures in the Early Modern World

  • Modernism and the Christian Faith (Routledge Revivals)

    By John Alfred Faulkner

    First published in 1921, this title is addresses the difficulties faced by the modern Christian Church in terms of polity, administration, and the development of liberal theology, in light of the changes taking place within society at the start of the twentieth century. John Alfred Faulkner deals…

    Paperback – 2016-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Early Christians and Animals

    By Robert M. Grant

    Early Christians and Animals presents a lively study of the significance of animals in early Christian thought, tradition, text and art.Robert M. Grant:* examines the diverse and often conflicting sources, from the pagan antecedents Aristotle and Pliny, to Biblical animal references and the Church…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge

  • Routledge Companion to Christianity in Africa

    Edited by Elias Kifon Bongmba

    The Routledge Companion to Christianity in Africa offers a multi-disciplinary analysis of the Christian tradition across the African continent and throughout a long historical span. The volume offers historical and thematic essays tracing the introduction of Christianity in Africa, as well as its…

    Hardback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion Companions

  • The Routledge Companion to Modern Christian Thought

    Edited by Chad Meister, James Beilby

    This Companion provides an unrivalled view of the field of modern Christian thought, from the Enlightenment to the twentieth century and beyond. Written by an outstanding team of theologians and philosophers of religion, it covers the following topics within Christian thought: Key figures and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion Companions

  • Consul of God (Routledge Revivals)

    The Life and Times of Gregory the Great

    By Jeffrey Richards

    Gregory the Great, whose reign spanned the years between 590 and 604 A.D., was one of the most remarkable figures of the early medieval Papacy. Aristocrat, administrator, teacher and scholar, he ascended the throne of St Peter at a time of acute crisis for the Roman Church. Consul of God, first…

    Paperback – 2015-09-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Popes and the Papacy in the Early Middle Ages (Routledge Revivals)

    476-752

    By Jeffrey Richards

    There has been a tendency to the view the history of the early medieval papacy predominantly in ideological terms, which has resulted in the over-exaggeration of the idea of the papal monarchy. In this study, first published in 1979, Jeffrey Richards questions this view, arguing that whilst the…

    Paperback – 2015-09-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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