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  • 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 – 2020-05-18 
    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

  • 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

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • Relics, Shrines and Pilgrimages

    Sanctity in Europe from Late Antiquity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Antón M. Pazos

    Since Late Antiquity, relics have provided a privileged spiritual bond between life and death, between human beings and divinity. Royalty, nobility and clergy all tried to obtain the most prestigious remains of sacred bodies, since they granted influence and fame and allowed the cult around them to…

    Hardback – 2020-03-26 
    Routledge

  • Bride of Hades to Bride of Christ

    The Virgin and the Otherwordly Bridegroom in Ancient Greece and Early Christian Rome, 1st Edition

    By Abbe Lind Walker

    This volume argues that ancient Greek girls and early Christian virgins and their families made use of rhetorically similar traditions of marriage to an otherworldly bridegroom in order to handle the problem of a girl’s denied or disrupted transition into adulthood. In both ancient Greece and…

    Hardback – 2020-03-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Thomas Wride and Wesley’s Methodist Connexion

    1st Edition

    By Clive Murray Norris

    This book highlights the life and writings of an itinerant preacher in John Wesley’s Methodist Connexion, Thomas Wride (1733-1807). Detailed studies of such rank and file preachers are rare, as Methodist history has largely been written by and about its leadership. However, Wride’s ministry shows…

    Hardback – 2020-03-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Methodist Studies Series

  • 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

  • The Religious Formation of John Witherspoon

    Calvinism, Evangelicalism, and the Scottish Enlightenment, 1st Edition

    By Kevin DeYoung

    This book explores in unprecedented detail the theological thinking of John Witherspoon during his often overlooked ministerial career in Scotland. In contrast to the arguments made by other historians, it shows that there was considerable continuity of thought between Witherspoon’s Scottish…

    Hardback – 2020-03-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Evangelicalism

  • Protestant Resistance in Counterreformation Austria

    1st Edition

    By Peter Thaler

    Protestant Resistance in Counterreformation Austria examines Austrian Protestants who actively resisted the Habsburg Counterreformation in the early seventeenth century. While a determined few decided early on that only military means could combat the growing pressure to conform, many more did not…

    Hardback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • 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

  • Protestant Aesthetics and the Arts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Covington, Kathryn Reklis

    The Reformation was one of the defining cultural turning points in Western history, even if there is a longstanding stereotype that Protestants did away with art and material culture. Rather than reject art and aestheticism, Protestants developed their own aesthetic values, which Protestant…

    Hardback – 2020-02-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Theology, Imagination and the Arts

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