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  • The Sorrows of Mattidia

    A New Translation and Commentary, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Classical Translations

  • Bride of Hades to Bride of Christ

    The Virgin and the Otherworldly Bridegroom in Ancient Greece and Early Christian Rome, 1st Edition

    By Abbe Lind Walker

    This volume argues that ancient Greek girls and early Christian virgins and their families made use of rhetorically similar traditions of marriage to an otherworldly bridegroom in order to handle the problem of a girl’s denied or disrupted transition into adulthood. In both ancient Greece and…

    Hardback – 2020-02-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • The Early Church and the Afterlife

    Post-death existence in Athenagoras, Tertullian, Origen and the Letter to Rheginos, 1st Edition

    By David Rankin

    The resurrection of the dead was, as Tertullian says, ‘the chief article of the whole Christian faith’ (De resurrectione 39.3) and one of those beliefs which most distinguished Christian thought from much other contemporary thinking. This book looks at the way in which post-death existence is…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Paul and Death

    A Question of Psychological Coping, 1st Edition

    By Linda Joelsson

    The concept of death, particularly violent death, is prevalent throughout the writings of Paul the Apostle. His letters in the New Testament address this topic from a variety of perspectives, some of which can appear to be almost contradictory. However, this need not be problematic. Paul and Death …

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Women�s Prophetic Writings in Seventeenth-Century Britain

    1st Edition

    By Carme Font

    This study examines women’s prophetic writings in seventeenth-century Britain as the literary outcome of a discourse of social transformation that integrates religious conscience, political participation, and gender identity. The following pages approach prophecy as a culture, a language, and a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Neoliberalism and the Biblical Voice

    Owning and Consuming, 1st Edition

    By Paul Babie, Michael Trainor

    This book compares our contemporary preoccupation with ownership and consumption with the role of property and possessions in the biblical world, contending that Christian theology provides a valuable entry point to discussing the issue of private property—a neoliberal tool with the capacity to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Prudentius’ Crown of Martyrs

    Liber Peristephanon, 1st Edition

    By Len Krisak

    Prudentius’ Crown of Martyrs offers an English translation, with introduction and commentary, of the Liber Peristephanon, Prudentius’ vivid collection of lyric hymns in honor of Christian martyrs. To render Prudentius’ metrically varied lines for twenty-first-century readers, Len Krisak relies on…

    Hardback – 2019-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Later Latin Poetry

  • The Church in Early Irish Society

    1st Edition

    By Kathleen Hughes

    Originally published in 1966, The Church in Early Irish Society traces the history of the church right up until the twelfth century. It gives an account of the problems which arose when the organization of the Christian church, imported from the urban bureaucracy of the Roman Empire, had to be…

    Hardback – 2019-07-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Augustine and the Art of Ruling in the Carolingian Imperial Period

    Political Discourse in Alcuin of York and Hincmar of Rheims, 1st Edition

    By Sophia Moesch

    The Open Access version of this book, available at http://www.tandfebooks.com/doi/view/10.4324/9781351116022, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 licence. Published with the support of the Swiss National Science Foundation. This volume is…

    Hardback – 2019-07-02
    Routledge

  • The Extramercantile Economies of Greek and Roman Cities

    New Perspectives on the Economic History of Classical Antiquity, 1st Edition

    Edited by David B. Hollander, Thomas R. Blanton IV, John T. Fitzgerald

    Recent work on the ancient economy has tended to concentrate on market exchange, but other forces also caused goods to change hands. Such nonmarket transfers ranged from small private gifts to the wholesale confiscation of cities, lands, and their peoples. The papers presented in this volume…

    Hardback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • The Afterlife in Early Christian Carthage

    Near-Death Experiences, Ancestor Cult, and the Archaeology of Paradise, 1st Edition

    By Stephen E. Potthoff

    The Afterlife in Early Christian Carthage explores how the visionary experiences of early Christian martyrs shaped and informed early Christian ancestor cult and the construction of the cemetery as paradise. Taking the early Christian cemeteries in Carthage as a case study, the volume broadens our…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • The Syriac World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel King

    This volume surveys the 'Syriac world', the culture that grew up among the Syriac-speaking communities from the second century CE and which continues to exist and flourish today, both in its original homeland of Syria and Mesopotamia, and in the worldwide diaspora of Syriac-speaking…

    Hardback – 2018-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

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