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  • Bede and the Cosmos

    Theology and Nature in the Eighth Century, 1st Edition

    By Eoghan Ahern

    Bede and the Cosmos examines Bede’s cosmology—his understanding of the universe and its laws. It explores his ideas regarding both the structure and mechanics of the created world and the relationship of that world to its Creator. Beginning with On the Nature of Things and moving on to survey his…

    Hardback – 2020-06-18 
    Studies in Early Medieval Britain and Ireland

  • 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 
    Studies in Medieval History and Culture

  • Controversial Histories – Current Views on the Crusades

    Engaging the Crusades, Volume Three, 1st Edition

    Edited by Felix Hinz, Johannes Meyer-Hamme

    Engaging the Crusades is a series of volumes which offer windows into a newly-emerging field of historical study: the memory and legacy of the crusades. Together these volumes examine the reasons behind the enduring resonance of the crusades and present the memory of crusading in the modern period…

    Hardback – 2020-05-05 
    Engaging the Crusades

  • 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 

  • 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 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 Revivals

  • The Architecture of Medieval Churches

    Theology of Love in Practice, 1st Edition

    By John A.H. Lewis

    The Architecture of Medieval Churches investigates the impact of affective theology on architecture and artefacts, focusing on the Middle Ages as a period of high achievement of this synthesis. It explores aspects of medieval church and cathedral architecture in relation to the contemporary…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • 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 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 Revivals

  • Christianity and Global Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rafael Domingo, John Witte, Jr.

    This book explores both historical and contemporary Christian sources and dimensions of global law and includes critical perspectives from various religious and philosophical traditions. Two dozen leading scholars discuss the constituent principles of this new global legal order historically,…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 
    Law and Religion

  • 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 – 2020-03-27 
    Seminar Studies

  • Nineteenth-Century European Pilgrimages

    A New Golden Age, 1st Edition

    Edited by Antón M. Pazos

    During the Nineteenth-Century a major revival in religious pilgrimage took place across Europe. This phenomenon was largely started by the rediscovery of several holy burial places such as Assisi, Milano, Venice, Rome and Santiago de Compostela, and subsequently developed into the formation of new…

    Hardback – 2020-03-26 

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