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  • 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 – 2017-01-17 
    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 – 2016-10-31 

  • 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 – 2016-10-31 
    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 – 2016-10-31 
    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 – 2016-10-31 

  • 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 – 2016-10-31 

  • 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
    St Andrews Studies in Reformation History

  • Altarpieces and Their Viewers in the Churches of Rome from Caravaggio to Guido Reni

    By Pamela M. Jones

    A social history of reception, this study focuses on sacred art and Catholicism in Rome during the late sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The five altarpieces examined here were painted by artists who are admired today - Caravaggio, Guercino, and Guido Reni - and by the less renowned but once…

    Paperback – 2016-10-19
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Seventeenth-Century Flemish Garland Paintings

    Still Life, Vision, and the Devotional Image

    By Susan Merriam

    Focusing on three celebrated northern European still life painters”Jan Brueghel, Daniel Seghers, and Jan Davidsz. de Heem”this book examines the emergence of the first garland painting in 1607-1608, and its subsequent transformation into a widely collected type of devotional image, curiosity, and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Aristotle in Coimbra

    The Cursus Conimbricensis and the education at the College of Arts

    By Cristiano Casalini

    Aristotle in Coimbra is the first book to cover the history of both the College of Arts in Coimbra and its most remarkable cultural product, the Cursus Conimbricensis, examining early Jesuit pedagogy as performed in one of the most important colleges run by the Society of Jesus in the sixteenth…

    Hardback – 2016-10-10

  • Bible Readers and Lay Writers in Early Modern England

    Gender and Self-Definition in an Emergent Writing Culture

    By Kate Narveson

    Bible Readers and Lay Writers in Early Modern England studies how immersion in the Bible among layfolk gave rise to a non-professional writing culture, one of the first instances of ordinary people taking up the pen as part of their daily lives. Kate Narveson examines the development of the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Material Readings in Early Modern Culture

  • The Bible and the Printed Image in Early Modern England

    Little Gidding and the pursuit of scriptural harmony

    By Michael Gaudio

    The first book-length study of the fifteen surviving Little Gidding bible concordances, this book examines the visual culture of print in seventeenth-century England through the lens of one extraordinary family and their hand-made biblical manuscripts. The volumes were created by the women of the…

    Hardback – 2016-07-05
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

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