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  • The Holy Fool in European Cinema

    By Alina G. Birzache

    This monograph explores the way that the profile and the critical functions of the holy fool have developed in European cinema, allowing this traditional figure to capture the imagination of new generations in an age of religious pluralism and secularization. Alina Birzache traces the cultural…

    Hardback – 2016-03-03 
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Film

  • The Ecumenical Edwards

    Jonathan Edwards and the Theologians

    By Kyle C. Strobel

    Jonathan Edwards is considered by many to be America’s greatest theologian. Many have lauded him as one of the great theologians in church history. This book brings together major Catholic, Orthodox, and Protestant theologians to assess Edwards’s theological acumen. Each chapter places Edwards…

    Hardback – 2015-07-28

  • The Origin of Heresy

    A History of Discourse in Second Temple Judaism and Early Christianity

    By Robert M. Royalty

    Heresy is a central concept in the formation of Orthodox Christianity. Where does this notion come from? This book traces the construction of the idea of ‘heresy’ in the rhetoric of ideological disagreements in Second Temple Jewish and early Christian texts and in the development of the polemical…

    Paperback – 2015-06-23
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • What is the Kingdom of Heaven? (Routledge Revivals)

    By A. Clutton-Brock

    Written as the First World War was finally drawing to a close, A. Clutton-Brock’s reflections on the Kingdom of Heaven examine this challenging theological concept in light of the great religious, political and moral uncertainties thrown up by the conflict. In particular, Clutton-Brock contends…

    Paperback – 2015-05-05
    Routledge Revivals

  • John of Damascus

    New Studies on his Life and Works

    By Vassa Kontouma

    For more than five hundred years the life and work of John of Damascus (c. 655-c.745) have been the subject of a very extensive literature, scholarly and popular, in which it is often difficult to get one’s bearings. Through the studies included here (of which 6 appear in a translation into…

    Hardback – 2015-04-28
    Variorum Collected Studies Series

  • Languages and Cultures of Eastern Christianity: Greek

    Edited by Scott Fitzgerald Johnson

    This volume brings together a set of fundamental contributions, many translated into English for this publication, along with an important introduction. Together these explore the role of Greek among Christian communities in the late antique and Byzantine East (late Roman Oriens), specifically in…

    Hardback – 2015-02-04
    The Worlds of Eastern Christianity, 300–1500

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2014-11-24
    Routledge Religion, Society and Government in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet States

  • Hagia Sophia and the Byzantine Aesthetic Experience

    By Nadine Schibille

    Paramount in the shaping of early Byzantine identity was the construction of the church of Hagia Sophia in Constantinople (532-537 CE). This book examines the edifice from the perspective of aesthetics to define the concept of beauty and the meaning of art in early Byzantium. Byzantine aesthetic…

    Hardback – 2014-09-28

  • The Religious Factor in Russia's Foreign Policy

    By Alicja Curanović

    This book examines how religion interacts with Russian foreign policy, arguing that religion is an important and neglected factor in shaping Russia’s outlook towards international relations. It surveys the importance of religion in Russian social life - past and present - and considers the range of…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

  • Orthodox Identities in Western Europe

    Migration, Settlement and Innovation

    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…

    Hardback – 2014-08-12

  • New Voices in Greek Orthodox Thought

    Untying the Bond between Nation and Religion

    By Trine Stauning Willert

    New Voices in Greek Orthodox Thought brings to the light and discusses a strand in contemporary Greek public debate that is often overlooked, namely progressive religious actors of a western orientation. International - and Greek - media tend to focus on the extreme views and to categorise…

    Hardback – 2014-07-18
    Ashgate New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Aquinas and Radical Orthodoxy

    A Critical Inquiry

    By Paul DeHart

    Aquinas and Radical Orthodoxy investigates the encounter of the most vibrant and controversial trend in recent theology with the greatest Christian thinker of the Middle Ages. The book describes Radical Orthodoxy’s orientation and highlights those anti-secular strategies and intellectual influences…

    Paperback – 2014-07-03
    Routledge Studies in Religion

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