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  • Prudentius’ Crown of Martyrs

    Liber Peristephanon, 1st Edition

    By Len Krisak

    Prudentius’ Crown of Martyrs offers an English translation, with introduction and commentary, of the Liber Peristephanon, Prudentius’ vivid collection of lyric hymns in honor of Christian martyrs. To render Prudentius’ metrically varied lines for twenty-first-century readers, Len Krisak relies on…

    Hardback – 2019-08-23
    Routledge Later Latin Poetry

  • Semiotic Theory and Sacramentality in Hugh of Saint Victor

    1st Edition

    By Ruben Angelici

    This book offers Hugh of Saint Victor’s early scholastic thoughts on sacrament in order to re-discover the pre-modern theological understanding of ontological signification. The Christian understanding of sacrament through the category of ‘signs’ results in a theology that inherently shares in the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-21
    Contemporary Theological Explorations in Mysticism

  • Italian American Pentecostalism and the Struggle for Religious Identity

    1st Edition

    By Paul J. Palma

    While many established forms of Christianity have seen significant decline in recent decades, Pentecostals are currently one of the fastest growing religious groups across the world. This book examines the roots, inception, and expansion of Pentecostalism among Italian Americans to demonstrate how…

    Hardback – 2019-08-02
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Pastoral Care in Medieval England

    Interdisciplinary Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Clarke, Sarah James

    Pastoral Care, the religious mission of the Church to minister to the laity and care for their spiritual welfare, has been a subject of growing interest in medieval studies. This volume breaks new ground with its broad chronological scope (from the early eleventh to the late fifteenth centuries),…

    Hardback – 2019-07-30

  • Global Protestant Missions

    Politics, Reform, and Communication, 1730s-1930s, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jenna M. Gibbs

    The book investigates facets of global Protestantism through Anglican, Quaker, Episcopalian, Moravian, Lutheran Pietist, and Pentecostal missions to enslaved and indigenous peoples and political reform endeavours in a global purview that spans the 1730s to the 1930s. The book uses key examples to…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09
    Studies in World Christianity and Interreligious Relations

  • Augustine and the Art of Ruling in the Carolingian Imperial Period (Open Access)

    Political Discourse in Alcuin of York and Hincmar of Rheims, 1st Edition

    By Sophia Moesch

    The Open Access version of this book, available at, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 licence. Published with the support of the Swiss National Science Foundation. This volume is…

    Hardback – 2019-07-02

  • The Pilgrims' Complaint

    A Study of Popular Thought in the Early Tudor North, 1st Edition

    By Michael Bush

    The Pilgrimage of Grace, a popular uprising in the north of England against Henry VIII's religious policies, has long been recognised as a crucial point in the fortunes of the English Reformation. Historians have long debated the motives of the rebels and what effects they had on government policy.…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Catholic Christendom, 1300-1700

  • Art, Literature and Religion in Early Modern Sussex

    Culture and Conflict, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Hadfield

    Edited by Matthew Dimmock

    Art, Literature and Religion in Early Modern Sussex is an interdisciplinary study of a county at the forefront of religious, political and artistic developments in early-modern England. Ranging from the schism of Reformation to the outbreak of Civil War, the volume brings together scholars from the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10

  • Calvin Meets Voltaire

    The Clergy of Geneva in the Age of Enlightenment, 1685–1798, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Powell McNutt

    In 1754, Voltaire, one of the most famous and provocative writers of the period, moved to the city of Geneva. Little time passed before he instigated conflict with the clergy and city as he publicly maligned the memory of John Calvin, promoted the culture of the French theater, and incited…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10

  • The Cult of Saint Katherine of Alexandria in Late-Medieval Nuremberg

    Saint and the City, 1st Edition

    By Anne Simon

    Katherine of Alexandria was a major object of devotion within medieval Europe, ranking second only to the Virgin Mary in the canon of female saints. Yet despite her undoubted importance, relatively little is known about the significance and function of her cult within the German-speaking…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10

  • Inochentism and Orthodox Christianity

    Religious Dissent in the Russian and Romanian Borderlands, 1st Edition

    By James A. Kapaló

    This book explores the history and evolution of Inochentism, a controversial new religious movement that emerged in the Russian and Romanian borderlands of what is now Moldova and Ukraine in the context of the Russian revolutionary period. Inochentism centres around the charismatic preaching of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge New Religions

  • A Cloister on Trial

    Religious Culture and Everyday Life in Late Medieval Hungary, 1st Edition

    By Gabriella Erdélyi

    In 1517, the usually tranquil friary in the Hungarian town of Körmend found itself at the centre of controversy when its Augustinian friars, charged with drunkenness, sexual abuses and liturgical negligence, were driven out and replaced with observant Franciscans. The agent of change in this…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Catholic Christendom, 1300-1700

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