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  • Searching for a Cross-Cultural Virgin Mary

    By Elina Vuola

    The figure of the Virgin Mary is a divisive one in our modern culture. To some she appears to be a symbol of religious oppression, while to others she is a constant comfort and even an inspiration towards greater liberation. This book looks at women´s relationship to the Virgin Mary in two…

    Hardback – 2018-09-15 
    Routledge

  • Tradition and Transformation in Christian Art

    The Transcultural Icon

    By C.A. Tsakiridou

    Tradition and Transformation in Christian Art approaches tradition and transculturality in religious art from an Orthodox perspective that defines tradition as a dynamic field of exchanges and synergies between iconographic types and their variants. Relying on a new ontology of iconographic types,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Religion

  • Orthodox Christian Material Culture

    Of People and Things in the Making of Heaven

    By Timothy Carroll

    Although much has been written on the making of art objects as a means of engaging in creative productions of the self (most famously Alfred Gell’s work), there has been very little written on Orthodox Christianity and its use of material within religious self-formation. Eastern Orthodox…

    Hardback – 2018-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • Personhood in the Byzantine Christian Tradition

    Early, Medieval, and Modern Perspectives

    By Alexis Torrance, Symeon Paschalidis

    Bringing together international scholars from across a range of linked disciplines to examine the concept of the person in the Greek Christian East, Personhood in the Byzantine Christian Tradition stretches in its scope from the New Testament to contemporary debates surrounding personhood in…

    Hardback – 2018-04-16
    Routledge

  • Russia's Islam and Orthodoxy beyond the Institutions

    Languages of Conversion, Competition and Convergence

    Edited by Alfrid K. Bustanov, Michael Kemper

    Islam and the Orthodox Church in contemporary Russia are usually studied in isolation from each other, and each in relation to the Kremlin; the latter demands the development of a home-grown and patriotic ‘religious traditionalism, as a bulwark against subversive ‘non-traditional’ imports. This…

    Hardback – 2018-03-27
    Routledge

  • Orthodox Identities in Western Europe

    Migration, Settlement and Innovation

    Edited by Maria Hämmerli, Jean-François Mayer

    The Orthodox migration in the West matters, despite its unobtrusive presence. And it matters in a way that has not yet been explored in social and religious studies: in terms of size, geographical scope, theological input and social impact. This book explores the adjustment of Orthodox migrants and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-19
    Routledge

  • The Mother of God in the Theology of Sergius Bulgakov

    The Soul Of The World

    By Walter Nunzio Sisto

    This book explores the Mariology of one of the most unique and fascinating thinkers in the Russian Orthodox tradition, Father Sergius Bulgakov. Bulgakov develops the Russian sophianic mariological tradition initiated by Vladimir Solo’ev and argues that Mary is the "soul of the world" or the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge

  • The Russian Orthodox Church, 1917-1948

    From Decline to Resurrection

    By Daniela Kalkandjieva

    This book tells the remarkable story of the decline and revival of the Russian Orthodox Church in the first half of the twentieth century and the astonishing U-turn in the attitude of the Soviet Union’s leaders towards the church. In the years after 1917 the Bolsheviks’ anti-religious policies, the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion, Society and Government in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet States

  • Byzantine Orthodoxies

    Papers from the Thirty-sixth Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, University of Durham, 23–25 March 2002

    Edited by Augustine Casiday, Andrew Louth

    The Byzantine Empire - the Christianized Roman Empire - very soon defined itself in terms of correct theological belief, 'orthodoxy'. The terms of this belief were hammered out, for the most part, by bishops, but doctrinal decisions were made in councils called by the Emperors, many of whom…

    Paperback – 2017-10-09
    Routledge
    Publications of the Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies

  • The Blessing of Waters and Epiphany

    The Eastern Liturgical Tradition

    By Nicholas E. Denysenko

    This book examines the historical development of the blessing of waters and its theology in the East, with an emphasis on the Byzantine tradition. Exploring how Eastern Christians have sought these waters as a source of healing, purification, and communion with God, Denysenko unpacks their…

    Paperback – 2017-07-28
    Routledge
    Liturgy, Worship and Society Series

  • Israel, the Church, and Millenarianism

    A Way beyond Replacement Theology

    By Steven D. Aguzzi

    Since the calls of the Second Vatican Council, Roman Catholic theologians have sought to overcome an overarching problem facing Jewish–Christian relations, the concept of "supersessionism"; the idea that God has revoked the spiritual and historical promises made to the Jewish people in favour of…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • The Orthodox Christian World

    Edited by Augustine Casiday

    Over the last century unprecedented numbers of Christians from traditionally Orthodox societies migrated around the world. Once seen as an ‘oriental’ or ‘eastern’ phenomenon, Orthodox Christianity is now much more widely dispersed, and in many parts of the modern world one need not go far to find…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

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