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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 – 2016-03-14 
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Film

  • The Wisdom of John Paul II

    The Pope on Life's Most Vital Questions

    Edited by Nick Bakalar, Richard Balkin

    A must for every Catholic bookshelf, this fresh and inspiring book distils the essential thoughts of Pope John Paul II on matters of belief and conscience into one volume. Throughout his more than two decades as the leader of the world's Catholics, John Paul II has spoken both officially and…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 

  • Missionary Strategies in the New World, 1610–1690

    An Intellectual History

    By Catherine Ballériaux

    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 – 2016-02-19 
    Religious Cultures in the Early Modern World

  • 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 Revivals

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


    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 Revivals

  • The Routledge History of Medieval Christianity


    Edited by R. N. Swanson

    The Routledge History of Medieval Christianity explores the role of Christianity in European society from the middle of the eleventh-century until the dawning of the Reformation. Arranged in four thematic sections and comprising 23 originally commissioned chapters plus introductory overviews to…

    Hardback – 2015-04-16
    Routledge Histories

  • The Trial of Jeanne d'Arc (Routledge Revivals)

    By W. P. Barrett

    First published in 1931, this is the first unabridged English translation of the text of the trial of Joan of Arc. The basis of the translation is drawn from an edition of the text published in 1841 by Jules Quicherat, but elements are also derived from a number of the manuscripts originally…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge Revivals

  • English Life and Manners in the Later Middle Ages (Routledge Revivals)

    By Annie Abram

    Annie Abram was born in London in 1869 and died in Sussex in 1930. As an historian, she contributed significantly to the twentieth-century historiography of late medieval England, researching the social, cultural and religious mores of the English laity and clergy. This title, first published in…

    Paperback – 2015-01-19
    Routledge Revivals

  • Moralizing Cinema

    Film, Catholicism, and Power

    Edited by Daniel Biltereyst, Daniela Treveri Gennari

    This volume is part of the recent interest in the study of religion and popular media culture (cinema in particular), but it strongly differs from most of this work in this maturing discipline. Contrary to most other edited volumes and monographs on film and religion, Moralizing Cinema will not…

    Hardback – 2014-12-03
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Discussions in History and Theology (Routledge Revivals)

    By George P. Fisher

    First published in 1880, this is a fascinating collection of essays by the nineteenth-century theologian and historian George P. Fisher, arranged into three key classifications. The first group comprises papers that relate to the history, polity and dogmas of the Roman Catholic Church, with a…

    Hardback – 2014-11-13
    Routledge Revivals

  • Catholicism Today

    An Introduction to the Contemporary Catholic Church

    By Evyatar Marienberg

    Catholics are not Christians. They worship Mary. They do whatever the pope says. They cannot divorce. They eat fish on Fridays. These flawed but common statements reflect a combined ignorance of and fascination with Catholicism and the Catholic Church. Catholicism Today: An Introduction to the…

    Paperback – 2014-07-29

  • Pope Benedict XVI and the Politics of Modernity

    Edited by Marc D. Guerra

    In Benedict XVI and the Politics of Modernity, distinguished scholars from North America and Europe examine Pope Benedict XVI’s searching reflections on the challenges and prospects facing modern Western society. For more than five decades, Joseph Ratzinger/Pope Benedict XVI has made the subject of…

    Hardback – 2013-10-19

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