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  • Teresa of Avila

    Mystical Theology and Spirituality in the Carmelite Tradition

    By Peter Tyler, Edward Howells

    This innovative book offers an original insight into the context and times of St Teresa of Avila (1515 – 1582) as well as exploring her contemporary relevance from the perspective of some of the foremost thinkers and scholars in the Teresian field today including Professors Julia Kristeva, Rowan…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02 
    Routledge

  • John of Rupescissa´s VADE MECUM IN TRIBULACIONE (1356)

    A Late Medieval Eschatological Manual for the Forthcoming Thirteen Years of Horror and Hardship

    By Matthias Kaup

    The VADE MECUM IN TRIBULACIONE was meant as an eschatological manual for the thirteen catastrophic years between its composition in December 1356 and the thousand-year reign of Christ expected to begin in 1370. This manual, permeated by passion for clerical reform, was intended to give…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge
    Church, Faith and Culture in the Medieval West

  • Death in Medieval Europe

    Death Scripted and Death Choreographed

    Edited by Joelle Rollo-Koster

    Death in Medieval Europe: Death Scripted and Death Choreographed explores new cultural research into death and funeral practices in medieval Europe and demonstrates the important relationship between death and the world of the living in the middle ages. Across ten chapters, the articles in this…

    Paperback – 2016-10-25 
    Routledge

  • Prayer and Worship in Eastern Christianities, 5th to 11th Centuries

    Edited by Brouria Bitton-Ashkelony, Derek Krueger

    Prayer and Worship in Eastern Christianities, 5th to 11th Centuries forges a new conversation about the diversity of Christianities in the medieval eastern Mediterranean, centered on the history of practice, looking at liturgy, performance, prayer, poetry, and the material culture of worship. It…

    Hardback – 2016-10-24 
    Routledge

  • The Church at War: The Military Activities of Bishops, Abbots and Other Clergy in England, c. 900–1200

    By Daniel M. G. Gerrard

    The fighting bishop or abbot is a familiar figure to medievalists and much of what is known of the military organization of England in this period is based on ecclesiastical evidence. Unfortunately the fighting cleric has generally been regarded as merely a baron in clerical dress and has…

    Hardback – 2016-09-23 
    Routledge
    Church, Faith and Culture in the Medieval West

  • The Moral Psychology of Clement of Alexandria

    Mosaic Philosophy

    By Kathleen Gibbons

    In The Moral Psychology of Clement of Alexandria, Kathleen Gibbons proposes a new approach to Clement’s moral philosophy and explores how his construction of Christianity’s relationship with Jewishness informed, and was informed by, his philosophical project. As one of the earliest Christian…

    Hardback – 2016-09-20 
    Routledge
    Studies in Philosophy and Theology in Late Antiquity

  • Negotiating Secular and Sacred in Medieval Art

    Christian, Islamic, and Buddhist

    Edited by Alicia Walker, Amanda Luyster

    Offering original analysis of the convergence between 'sacred' and 'secular' in medieval works of art and architecture, this collection explores both the usefulness and limitations of these terms for describing medieval attitudes. The modern concepts of 'sacred' and 'secular' are shown to be…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31
    Routledge

  • Entering a Clerical Career at the Roman Curia, 1458–1471

    By Kirsi Salonen, Jussi Hanska

    Building on recent revisionist histories of the quality and ability of the late medieval clergy, this is a comprehensive survey of the ordinations of priests at the Roman curia during the pontificates of Pius II (1458-1464) and Paul II (1464-1471). This period has often been presented as one of…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31
    Routledge
    Church, Faith and Culture in the Medieval West

  • Sustaining Belief

    The Church of Worcester from c.870 to c.1100

    By Francesca Tinti

    This book reconstructs the late Anglo-Saxon history of the church of Worcester, covering the period between Bishops Wærferth and Wulfstan II. Starting with an examination of the episcopal succession and the relations between bishops and cathedral community, the volume moves on to consider the…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31
    Routledge
    Studies in Early Medieval Britain and Ireland

  • Rome and Religion in the Medieval World

    Studies in Honor of Thomas F.X. Noble

    By Valerie L. Garver, Owen M. Phelan

    Rome and Religion in the Medieval World provides a panoramic and interdisciplinary exploration of Rome and religious culture. The studies build upon or engage Thomas F.X. Noble’s interest in Rome, especially his landmark contributions to the origins of the Papal States and early medieval image…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31
    Routledge

  • Joachim of Fiore and the Influence of Inspiration

    Essays in Memory of Marjorie E. Reeves (1905-2003)

    Edited by Julia Eva Wannenmacher

    Joachim of Fiore and the Influence of Inspiration. Essays in Memory of Marjorie E. Reeves (1905-2003) is a title that is deliberately reminiscent of the title of Marjorie Reeves’ opus magnum: her book ’The Influence of Prophecy in the Later Middle Ages’ has been fundamental in the field of…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31
    Routledge
    Church, Faith and Culture in the Medieval West

  • Images of the Mother of God

    Perceptions of the Theotokos in Byzantium

    Edited by Maria Vassilaki

    Fully illustrated in colour and black and white, Images of the Mother of God complements the successful exhibition catalogue of the 'Mother of God' exhibition at the Benaki Museum in Athens. It brings together the work of leading international authorities and younger scholars to provide a…

    Paperback – 2016-08-31
    Routledge

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