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  • English Readers of Catholic Saints

    The Printing History of William Caxton’s Golden Legend, 1st Edition

    By Judy Ann Ford

    In 1484, William Caxton, the first publisher of English-language books, issued The Golden Legend, a translation of the most well-known collection of saints’ lives in Europe. This study analyzes the moulding of the Legenda aurea into a book that powerfully attracted the English market. Modifications…

    Hardback – 2020-05-21 
    Routledge
    Studies in Medieval History and Culture

  • Passion, Persecution, and Epiphany in Early Jewish Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Peter Legh Allen, Pierre J. Jordaan, József Zsengellér

    This volume examines Jewish literature produced from c. 700 B.C.E. to c. 200 C.E. from a socio-theological perspective. In this context, it offers a scholarly attempt to understand how the ancient Jewish psyche dealt with times of extreme turmoil and how Jewish theology altered to meet the…

    Hardback – 2020-05-05 
    Routledge

  • Sacred Heritage in Japan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Aike P. Rots, Mark Teeuwen

    Sacred Heritage in Japan is the first volume to explicitly address the topics of Japanese religion and heritage preservation in connection with each other. The book examines what happens when places of worship and ritual practices are rebranded as national culture. It also considers the impact of…

    Hardback – 2020-04-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research on Museums and Heritage in Asia

  • Women's Work for Jesus

    1st Edition

    By Annie Wittenmyer

    Published in 1987: The writer of these simple pages has left the home duties of women, so long and ably discussed, on the one hand , and the questions of their social and political privileges on the other, and entered the broad, uncultivated field lying between the two.…

    Paperback – 2020-04-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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

  • Muslims and Crusaders

    Christianity’s Wars in the Middle East, 1095–1382, from the Islamic Sources, 2nd Edition

    By Niall Christie

    Muslims and Crusaders combines chronological narrative, discussion of important areas of scholarly enquiry and evidence from Islamic primary sources to give a well-rounded survey of Christianity’s wars in the Middle East, 1095–1382. Revised, expanded and updated to take account of the most recent…

    Paperback – 2020-04-02 
    Routledge
    Seminar Studies

  • Paolo Veronese

    Piety and Display in an Age of Religious Reform, 1st Edition

    By Richard Cocke

    This title was first published in 2001: Paolo Veronese: Piety and Display in an Age of Religious Reform examines the large body of religious paintings with which Veronese (1528 -1588) played a crucial role in shaping Venetian piety. With 117 illustrations (26 in colour) Richard Cocke sets Veronese’…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • John Foxe

    An Historical Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Loades

    First published in 1999, This book  is a wide-ranging and authoritative review of the reception in England and other countries of Foxe’s Acts and Monuments of the English Martyrs from the time of its original publication between 1563 and 1583, up to the nineteenth century. Essays by…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • New Perspectives on the Nation of Islam

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dawn-Marie Gibson, Herbert Berg

    New Perspectives on the Nation of Islam contributes to the ongoing dialogue about the nature and influence of the Nation of Islam (NOI), bringing fresh insights to areas that have previously been overlooked in the scholarship of Elijah Muhammad’s NOI, the Imam W.D. Mohammed community and Louis…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    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 – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Saving the World

    Girlhood and Evangelicalism in Nineteenth-Century Literature, 1st Edition

    Edited by Allison Giffen, Robin Cadwallader

    This book makes a significant contribution to the burgeoning field of childhood studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture by drawing on the intersecting fields of girlhood, evangelicalism, and reform to investigate texts written in North America about girls, for girls, and by girls.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Huguenot Networks, 1560�1780

    The Interactions and Impact of a Protestant Minority in Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vivienne Larminie

    These chapters explore how a religious minority not only gained a toehold in countries of exile, but also wove itself into their political, social, and religious fabric. The way for the refugees’ departure from France was prepared through correspondence and the cultivation of commercial,…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

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