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  • The World Inside Out

    Emotions and the Body in the French Wars of Religion

    By Luc Racaut

    The World Inside Out explores how the traumatic events of the French wars of religion transformed ideas about the body and emotions. This book includes analysis of extraordinary bodies, the connection between the body and the sacred, through forensic explorations of saints’ bodies, and emphasis on…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31 
    Routledge

  • Michelangelo's Poetry and Iconography in the Heart of the Reformation

    By Ambra Moroncini

    Contextualizing Michelangelo’s poetry and spirituality within the framework of the religious Zeitgeist of his era, this study investigates his poetic production to shed new light on the artist’s religious beliefs and unique language of art. Author Ambra Moroncini looks first and foremost at…

    Hardback – 2017-04-21 
    Routledge

  • Richard Hooker, Reformer and Platonist

    By W.J. Torrance Kirby

    This book explores key aspects of Richard Hooker's philosophical and theological discourse in the context of currents of thought prevalent in the 'Magisterial Reformation' of the sixteenth century. Hooker's treatment of natural law, his dependence upon the philosophical discourse and traditional…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge

  • Roger Ascham’s Defence of the Lord’s Supper

    By Lucy Nicholas

    It has been estimated that well over half of the books published during the European Reformation were in Latin, many of which have never been translated and have garnered little scholarly attention. Yet a good number of them have a direct bearing on the history of the Reformation and its actors.…

    Hardback – 2017-02-28
    Routledge
    St Andrews Studies in Reformation History

  • A Translation of Roger Ascham's Apologia pro Caena Dominica (Defence of the Lord's Supper)

    By Lucy Nicholas

    It has been estimated that well over half of the books published during the European Reformation were in Latin, many of which have never been translated and have garnered little scholarly attention. Yet a good number of them have a direct bearing on the history of the Reformation and its actors.…

    Hardback – 2017-02-28
    Routledge
    St Andrews Studies in Reformation History

  • The Age of Reformation

    The Tudor and Stewart Realms 1485-1603, 2nd Edition

    By Alec Ryrie

    The Age of Reformation charts how religion, politics and social change were always intimately interlinked in the sixteenth century, from the murderous politics of the Tudor court to the building and fragmentation of new religious and social identities in the parishes. In this book, Alec Ryrie…

    Paperback – 2017-01-19
    Routledge
    Religion, Politics and Society in Britain

  • Edmund Campion

    Memory and Transcription

    By Gerard Kilroy

    The death of Edmund Campion in 1581 marked a disjunction between the world of printed untruth and private, handwritten, truth in early modern England. Gerard Kilroy traces the circulation of manuscripts connected with Campion to reveal a fascinating network that not only stretched from the Court to…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
    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 – 2016-12-02
    Routledge
    Church, Faith and Culture in the Medieval West

  • Biblical Scholarship and the Church

    A Sixteenth-Century Crisis of Authority

    By Allan K. Jenkins, Patrick Preston

    Conflicting claims to authority in relation to the translation and interpretation of the Bible have been a recurrent source of tension within the Christian church, and were a key issue in the Reformation debate. This book traces how the authority of the Septuagint and later that of the Vulgate was…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Radical Pastoral, 1381–1594

    Appropriation and the Writing of Religious Controversy

    By Mike Rodman Jones

    From William Langland's Piers Plowman, through the highly polemicized literary culture of fifteenth-century Lollardy, to major Reformation writers such as Simon Fish, William Tyndale and John Bale, and into the 1590s, this book argues for a vital reassessment of our understanding of the literary…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • The Visual Culture of Baptism in the Middle Ages

    Essays on Medieval Fonts, Settings and Beliefs

    Edited by Harriet M. Sonne de Torrens

    Under the guidance of the leading experts on baptismal fonts and the co-directors of the Baptisteria Sacra Index, the world’s only iconographical inventory of baptismal fonts, a research project at the University of Toronto, this collection of essays by a group of European and North American…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Metrical Psalmody in Print and Practice

    English 'Singing Psalms' and Scottish 'Psalm Buiks', c. 1547-1640

    By Timothy Duguid

    During the Reformation, the Book of Psalms became one of the most well-known books of the Bible. This was particularly true in Britain, where people of all ages, social classes and educational abilities memorized and sang poetic versifications of the psalms. Those written by Thomas Sternhold and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge
    St Andrews Studies in Reformation History

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