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  • Origins of the Hussite Uprising

    The Chronicle of Laurence of Březová (1414 –1421), 1st Edition

    By Thomas A. Fudge

    The ‘Hussite Chronicle’ is the most important single source for the events of the early Hussite movement. The author is Laurence of Březová (c.1370-c.1437), a member of the Czech lower nobility and a supporter of the Hussite creed. The movement arose as an initiative for religious and social reform…

    Hardback – 2020-04-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Medieval Translations

  • The Legend of Veronica in Early Modern Art

    1st Edition

    By Katherine T. Brown

    In The Legend of Veronica in Early Modern Art, Katherine T. Brown explores the lore of the apocryphal character of Veronica and the history of the "true image" relic as factors in the Franciscans’ placement of her character into the Via Crucis (Way of the Cross) as the Sixth Station, in both…

    Hardback – 2020-03-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Religion

  • Disability in Medieval Christian Philosophy and Theology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Scott M. Williams

    This book uses the tools of analytic philosophy and close readings of medieval Christian philosophical and theological texts in order to survey what these thinkers said about what today we call ‘disability.’ The chapters also compare what these medieval authors say with modern and contemporary…

    Hardback – 2020-02-20 
    Routledge

  • New Saints in Late-Mediaeval Venice, 1200–1500

    A Typological Study, 1st Edition

    By Karen E. McCluskey

    This book focuses on the comparatively unknown cults of new saints in late-mediaeval Venice. These new saints were near-contemporary citizens who were venerated by their compatriots without official sanction from the papacy. In doing so, the book uncovers a sub-culture of religious expression that…

    Hardback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Sanctity in Global Perspective

  • Bede and Time

    Computus, Theology and History in the Early Medieval World, 1st Edition

    By Máirín MacCarron

    The Venerable Bede (c. 673–735) was the leading intellectual figure of the early Anglo-Saxon Church, and his extensive corpus of writings encompassed themes of exegesis, computus (dating of Easter and construction of calendars), history and hagiography. Rather than look at these works in isolation,…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Studies in Early Medieval Britain and Ireland

  • On Deification and Sacred Eloquence

    Richard Rolle and Julian of Norwich, 1st Edition

    By Louise Nelstrop

    This book considers the place of deification in the writings of Julian of Norwich and Richard Rolle, two of the fourteenth-century English Mystics. It argues that, as a consequence of a belief in deification, both produce writing that is helpfully viewed as sacred eloquence. The book begins by…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07
    Routledge
    Contemporary Theological Explorations in Mysticism

  • Semiotic Theory and Sacramentality in Hugh of Saint Victor

    1st Edition

    By Ruben Angelici

    This book offers Hugh of Saint Victor’s early scholastic thoughts on sacrament in order to re-discover the pre-modern theological understanding of ontological signification. The Christian understanding of sacrament through the category of ‘signs’ results in a theology that inherently shares in the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-21
    Routledge
    Contemporary Theological Explorations in Mysticism

  • Pastoral Care in Medieval England

    Interdisciplinary Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Clarke, Sarah James

    Pastoral Care, the religious mission of the Church to minister to the laity and care for their spiritual welfare, has been a subject of growing interest in medieval studies. This volume breaks new ground with its broad chronological scope (from the early eleventh to the late fifteenth centuries),…

    Hardback – 2019-07-30
    Routledge

  • The Cult of Saint Katherine of Alexandria in Late-Medieval Nuremberg

    Saint and the City, 1st Edition

    By Anne Simon

    Katherine of Alexandria was a major object of devotion within medieval Europe, ranking second only to the Virgin Mary in the canon of female saints. Yet despite her undoubted importance, relatively little is known about the significance and function of her cult within the German-speaking…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Saints as Intercessors between the Wealthy and the Divine

    Art and Hagiography among the Medieval Merchant Classes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emily Kelley, Cynthia Turner Camp

    Offering snapshots of mercantile devotion to saints in different regions, this volume is the first to ask explicitly how merchants invoked saints, and why. Despite medieval and modern stereotypes of merchants as godless and avaricious, medieval traders were highly devout – and rightly so. Overseas…

    Hardback – 2019-05-02
    Routledge
    Sanctity in Global Perspective

  • Preaching and New Worlds

    Sermons as Mirrors of Realms Near and Far, 1st Edition

    Edited by Timothy J Johnson, Katherine Wrisley Shelby, John D Young

    This collection of essays examines the polyvalent concept of "New Worlds" in the context of medieval and early modern sermon studies. While the terms "Old World" and "New World" are commonplace in studies of Europe and the Americas, this volume explores how preaching in the Atlantic world and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Medieval Religion and Culture

  • Gratian and the Schools of Law, 1140-1234

    Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Stephan Kuttner

    Edited by edited by Peter Landau

    Collected Studies CS1071 The central figure in this volume is that of Gratian, whose monumental compilation of canon law sparked off the revival of legal studies in the medieval West. In other collections of essays, Stephan Kuttner dealt with the development of canon law in the two centuries that…

    Hardback – 2018-11-19
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

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