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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

  • Catholic Shrines in Chennai, India

    The politics of renewal and apostolic legacy

    By Thomas Charles Nagy

    Though proportionally small, India's Christians are a populous and significant minority. Focussing on various Roman Catholic churches and shrines located in Chennai, a large city in South India where activities concerning saintal revival and shrinal development have taken place in the recent past,…

    Hardback – 2016-08-29 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2016-07-31 
    Routledge

  • Being Catholic in the Contemporary Philippines

    Young People Reinterpreting Religion

    By Jayeel Serrano Cornelio

    This book, based on extensive original research, examines the nature of Catholicism in the contemporary Philippines. It shows how Catholicism is apparently flourishing, with good attendance at Sunday Masses, impressive religious processions and flourishing charismatic groups, and with interventions…

    Hardback – 2016-07-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion in Contemporary Asia Series

  • Roman Catholicism: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Walsh

    From the most basic terms to the structures and practices of the Church, this book offers a plain-speaking introduction to Roman Catholicism. Now in a second edition, it contains new sections on relations with other faiths, coverage of recent controversies in the Church and an expanded section on…

    Paperback – 2016-06-28
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Innovative Catholicism and the Human Condition

    By Jane Anderson

    Innovative Catholicism and the Human Condition gives an anthropological account of a progressive religious movement in the Roman Catholic Church that is attempting to reconcile religious conviction and reason, and, ergo, modify the human condition. Investigation is given to a representative…

    Hardback – 2016-06-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • 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

  • 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 – 2016-02-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Film

  • 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

  • The Routledge History of Medieval Christianity

    1050-1500

    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
    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
    Routledge Revivals

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