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  • God’s House at Ewelme

    Life, Devotion and Architecture in a Fifteenth-Century Almshouse

    By John Goodall

    Edited by Ian Hayward

    This title was first published in 2001. God’s House, at Ewelme, is an extraordinary survival from England’s late medieval past: a well documented and superbly preserved chantry foundation established in 1437 by William and Alice de la Pole, then Earl and Countess of Suffolk. As originally…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Piety, Power and History in Medieval England and Normandy

    By Marjorie Chibnall

    This title was first published in 2000:  The studies here are broadly concerned with ecclesiastical history as envisaged in the work of Orderic Vitalis: the history of society and culture, comprising the life and activities of lay men and women in war and peace no less than those of monks and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Faith and Fortunes of France's Huguenots, 1600–85

    By Philip Benedict

    This title was first published in 2001. Using fresh archival evidence and a broad range of methodological perspectives, this collection of ten essays explores the world of France’s Huguenots between the Edict of Nantes and its Revocation. Studies that range from a meticulous nationwide…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Usury, Interest and the Reformation

    By Eric Kerridge

    This title was first published in 2003:In his Summa Theologica, Thomas Aquinas takes what most assume to be the orthodox Christian position when he condemns the practice of usury, which he defines as the charging a price for the loan of a sum of money. Yet, whilst this definition has become widely…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 

  • Chinese Theology and Translation

    The Christianity of the Jesuit Figurists and their Christianized Yijing

    By Sophie Ling-chia Wei

    In the Early Qing Dynasty, the Jesuit Figurists claimed the Yijing (the Book of Changes) as a precious treasure and treated it as bridging the gap between Christianity and Chinese civilization. The Yijing was viewed as preserving relics of this pure, true religion. This book analyses the Chinese…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • The Syriac World

    Edited by Daniel King

    Hardback – 2018-08-31 
    Routledge Worlds

  • Mapping the Motet in the Post-Tridentine Era

    Edited by Esperanza Rodríguez-García, DANIELE FILIPPI

    Mapping the Motet in the Post-Tridentine Era provides new dimensions to the discussion of the immense corpus of polyphonic motets produced and performed in the decades following the end of the Council of Trent in 1563. Beyond the genre’s rich connections with contemporary spiritual life and…

    Hardback – 2018-08-16 

  • The Sorrows of Mattidia

    A New Translation and Commentary

    By Curtis Hutt

    This volume offers a new translation of the Pseudo-Clementine family narrative here known as The Sorrows of Mattidia. It contains a full introduction which explores the obscured origins of the text, the plot and main characters, and engages in a comparison of the portrayal of pagan, Jewish, and…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14 
    Routledge Classical Translations

  • The Routledge Research Companion to the History of Evangelicalism

    By Andrew Atherstone, David Ceri Jones

    Evangelicalism, an inter-denominational religious movement that has grown to become one of the most pervasive expressions of world Christianity in the early twenty-first century, had its origins in the religious revivals led by George Whitefield, John Wesley and Jonathan Edwards in the middle…

    Hardback – 2018-07-17 
    Routledge Studies in Evangelicalism

  • Jane Austen and the Reformation

    Remembering the Sacred Landscape

    By Roger Emerson Moore

    Jane Austen's England was littered with remnants of medieval religion. From her schooling in the gatehouse of Reading Abbey to her visits to cousins at Stoneleigh Abbey, Austen faced constant reminders of the wrenching religious upheaval that reordered the English landscape just 250 years before…

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 

  • Clans and Religion in Ancient Japan

    The mythology of Mt. Miwa

    By Masanobu Suzuki

    Clans and Religion in Ancient Japan presents the latest research on the origin of Japanese religion and the clans in charge of religious services in ancient Japan. This book is written from a new analytical perspective and it utilizes not only well-known historical manuscripts which previous…

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge-WIAS Interdisciplinary Studies

  • The History of Evil in Antiquity

    2000 BCE to 450 CE

    By Tom Angier, Chad Meister, Charles Taliaferro

    This first volume of The History of Evil covers Graeco-Roman, Indian, Near Eastern, and Eastern philosophy and religion from 2000 BCE to 450 CE. This book charts the foundations of the history of evil among the major philosophical traditions and world religions, beginning with the oldest recorded…

    Hardback – 2018-06-21 
    History of Evil

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