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  • Children of Wrath: Possession, Prophecy and the Young in Early Modern England

    1st Edition

    By Anna French

    The spiritual status of the early modern child was often confused and uncertain, and yet in the wake of the English Reformation became an issue of urgent interest. This book explores questions surrounding early modern childhood, focusing especially on some of the extreme religious experiences in…

    Hardback – 2015-11-28
    Routledge

  • The Crusades and Visual Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elizabeth Lapina, April Jehan Morris, Laura J Whatley, Susanna A. Throop

    The crusades, whether realized or merely planned, had a profound impact on medieval and early modern societies. Numerous scholars in the fields of history and literature have explored the influence of crusading ideas, values, aspirations and anxieties in both the Latin States and Europe. However,…

    Hardback – 2015-11-28
    Routledge

  • Catholic Renewal and Protestant Resistance in Marian England

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vivienne Westbrook, Elizabeth Evenden

    Mary Tudor's reign is regarded as a period where, within a short space of time, an early modern European state attempted to reverse the religious policy of preceding governments. This required the use of persuasion and coercion, of propaganda and censorship, as well as the controversial decision to…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28
    Routledge
    Catholic Christendom, 1300-1700

  • Early Asceticism in India

    Ājīvikism and Jainism, 1st Edition

    By Piotr Balcerowicz

    Ājīvikism was once ranked one of the most important religions in India between the 4th and 2nd centuries BCE, after Buddhism, ‘Brahmanism’ and before Jainism, but is now a forgotten Indian religion. However, Jainism has remained an integral part of the religious landscape of South Asia, despite the…

    Hardback – 2015-09-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Jaina Studies

  • Goddess Traditions in Tantric Hinduism

    History, Practice and Doctrine, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bjarne Wernicke Olesen

    Hinduism cannot be understood without the Great Goddess and the goddess-orientated Śākta traditions. The Goddess pervades Hinduism at all levels, from aniconic village deities to high-caste pan-Hindu goddesses to esoteric, tantric goddesses. Nevertheless, the highly influential tantric forms of…

    Hardback – 2015-09-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Tantric Traditions

  • God, Politics, Economy

    Social Theory and the Paradoxes of Religion, 1st Edition

    By Bulent Diken

    The book intervenes into the contemporary debate on religion, politics, and economy, focusing on the field of formation which emerges as these seemingly autonomous spheres encounter one another. Empirically, it concentrates on examples from literature, theatre, and cinema as well as a case study…

    Hardback – 2015-08-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • 'And so began the Irish Nation'

    Nationality, National Consciousness and Nationalism in Pre-modern Ireland, 1st Edition

    By Brendan Bradshaw

    Nationalism is a particularly slippery subject to define and understand, particularly when applied to early modern Europe. In this collection of essays, Brendan Bradshaw provides an insight into how concepts of ’nationalism’ and ’national identity’ can be understood and applied to pre-modern…

    Hardback – 2015-07-17
    Routledge

  • Translating Religion

    What is Lost and Gained?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael DeJonge, Christiane Tietz

    Translating Religion advances thinking about translation as a critical category in religious studies, combining theoretical reflection about processes of translation in religion with focused case studies that are international, interdisciplinary, and interreligious. By operating with broad…

    Hardback – 2015-07-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Calvinism, Reform and the Absolutist State in Elizabethan Ireland

    1st Edition

    By Mark A Hutchinson

    Despite the best efforts of the English government, Elizabethan Ireland remained resolutely Catholic. Hutchinson examines this ‘failure’ of the Protestant Reformation. He argues that the emerging political concept of the absolutist state forms a crucial link between English policy in Ireland and…

    Hardback – 2015-04-01
    Routledge
    Religious Cultures in the Early Modern World

  • David's Jerusalem

    Between Memory and History, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Pioske

    The history of David’s Jerusalem remains one of the most contentious topics of the ancient world. This study engages with debates about the nature of this location by examining the most recent archaeological data from the site and by exploring the relationship of these remains to claims made about…

    Hardback – 2015-02-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Women and Pilgrimage in Medieval Galicia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carlos Andres Gonzalez-Paz

    For many in the Middle Ages, pilgrimages were seen to represent a clear risk of moral and religious perdition for women, and they were strongly discouraged from making them; this exhortation would have been universally disseminated and generally followed, except, of course, in the case of the…

    Hardback – 2015-02-10
    Routledge

  • Resurrection and Reception in Early Christianity

    1st Edition

    By Richard C. Miller

    This book offers an original interpretation of the origin and early reception of the most fundamental claim of Christianity: Jesus’ resurrection. Richard Miller contends that the earliest Christians would not have considered the New Testament accounts of Jesus’ resurrection to be literal or…

    Hardback – 2014-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

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