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  • Postcolonial Resistance and Asian Theology

    1st Edition

    By Simon Shui-Man Kwan

    Presenting a fundamental re-thinking of Asian theology, this book focuses on theological indigenization in Asia in light of the postcolonial theory of resistance advanced by Homi K. Bhabha, among others. Two types of anti-colonialist resistance within Asian theologies are identified and…

    Hardback – 2013-11-11
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • The Making and Marketing of Tottel’s Miscellany, 1557

    Songs and Sonnets in the Summer of the Martyrs’ Fires, 1st Edition

    By J. Christopher Warner

    First published in the summer of 1557 - as the protestant martyrs’ pyres blazed across England - Songes and Sonettes, written by the ryght honorable Lorde Henry Haward late Earle of Surrey, and other (more generally known as Tottel’s Miscellany) is widely regarded as the first anthology of English…

    Hardback – 2013-11-01
    Catholic Christendom, 1300-1700

  • Globalization and Orthodox Christianity

    The Transformations of a Religious Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Victor Roudometof

    With approximately 200 to 300 million adherents worldwide, Orthodox Christianity is among the largest branches of Christianity, yet it remains relatively understudied. This book examines the rich and complex entanglements between Orthodox Christianity and globalization, offering a substantive…

    Hardback – 2013-10-04
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Architecture and Pilgrimage, 1000-1500

    Southern Europe and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Davies, Deborah Howard, Wendy Pullan

    Although there is an obvious association between pilgrimage and place, relatively little research has centred directly on the role of architecture. Architecture and Pilgrimage, 1000-1500: Southern Europe and Beyond synthesizes the work of a distinguished international group of scholars. It takes a…

    Hardback – 2013-09-28

  • Heresy and the Making of European Culture

    Medieval and Modern Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Andrew P. Roach, James R. Simpson

    Scholars and analysts seeking to illuminate the extraordinary creativity and innovation evident in European medieval cultures and their afterlives have thus far neglected the important role of religious heresy. The papers collected here - reflecting the disciplines of history, literature, theology,…

    Hardback – 2013-09-19

  • The Visual Culture of Baptism in the Middle Ages

    Essays on Medieval Fonts, Settings and Beliefs, 1st Edition

    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…

    Hardback – 2013-08-13

  • An Introduction to Jacob Boehme

    Four Centuries of Thought and Reception, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ariel Hessayon, Sarah Apetrei

    This volume brings together for the first time some of the world’s leading authorities on the German mystic Jacob Boehme, to illuminate his thought and its reception over four centuries for the benefit of students and advanced scholars alike. Boehme’s theosophical works have influenced Western…

    Hardback – 2013-07-18
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • The Early Reformation in Germany

    Between Secular Impact and Radical Vision, 1st Edition

    By Tom Scott

    Over the last twenty years research on the Reformation in Germany has shifted both chronologically and thematically toward an interest in the ’long’ or ’delayed’ Reformations, and the structure and operation of the Holy Roman Empire. Whilst this focus has resulted in many fascinating new insights,…

    Hardback – 2013-06-04
    St Andrews Studies in Reformation History

  • Scholarly Self-Fashioning and Community in the Early Modern University

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Kirwan

    A greater fluidity in social relations and hierarchies was experienced across Europe in the early modern period, a consequence of the major political and religious upheavals of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. At the same time, the universities of Europe became increasingly orientated…

    Hardback – 2013-05-13

  • Jeremias Drexel's 'Christian Zodiac'

    Seventeenth-Century Publishing Sensation. A Critical Edition, Translated and with an Introduction & Notes, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas J. Crowe

    First published in 1622, Jeremias Drexel's 'Zodiacus christianus' (or 'Christian Zodiac') was a remarkable work of religious iconography and spiritual self-help. Raised a Lutheran but converting to Catholicism in his youth, Drexel (1581-1638) was well placed to publish a book that appealed to…

    Hardback – 2013-04-28

  • Pain, Pleasure and Perversity

    Discourses of Suffering in Seventeenth-Century England, 1st Edition

    By John R. Yamamoto-Wilson

    Luther’s 95 Theses begin and end with the concept of suffering, and the question of why a benevolent God allows his creations to suffer remains one of the central issues of religious thought. In order to chart the processes by which religious discourse relating to pain and suffering became…

    Hardback – 2013-04-28

  • Baal's Priests

    The Loyalist Clergy and the English Revolution, 1st Edition

    By Fiona McCall

    The English Civil War was a time of disruption, suffering and persecution for many people, not least the clergy of the established church, who found themselves ejected from their livings in increasing numbers as Parliamentarian forces extended their control across the country. Yet, historians have…

    Hardback – 2013-04-28
    St Andrews Studies in Reformation History

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