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  • Saints as Intercessors between the Wealthy and the Divine

    Art and Hagiography among the Medieval Merchant Classes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emily Kelley, Cynthia Turner Camp

    Offering snapshots of mercantile devotion to saints in different regions, this volume is the first to ask explicitly how merchants invoked saints, and why. Despite medieval and modern stereotypes of merchants as godless and avaricious, medieval traders were highly devout – and rightly so. Overseas…

    Hardback – 2019-05-02
    Routledge
    Sanctity in Global Perspective

  • Making Evangelical History

    Faith, Scholarship and the Evangelical Past, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Atherstone, David Ceri Jones

    This volume makes a significant contribution to the ‘history of ecclesiastical histories’, with a fresh analysis of historians of evangelicalism from the eighteenth century to the present. It explores the ways in which their scholarly methods and theological agendas shaped their writings. Each…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Evangelicalism

  • The Extramercantile Economies of Greek and Roman Cities

    New Perspectives on the Economic History of Classical Antiquity, 1st Edition

    Edited by David B. Hollander, Thomas R. Blanton IV, John T. Fitzgerald

    Recent work on the ancient economy has tended to concentrate on market exchange, but other forces also caused goods to change hands. Such nonmarket transfers ranged from small private gifts to the wholesale confiscation of cities, lands, and their peoples. The papers presented in this volume…

    Hardback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Modernist Reformers in Islam, Hinduism and Confucianism, 1865-1935

    Peripheral Geoculture in the Modern World-System, 1st Edition

    By Christian Lekon

    This volume presents a comparison of seven major religious reformers of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries: For Islam, Jamal ad-Din al-Afghani, Muhammad ‘Abduh and Muhammad Rashid Rida; for Hinduism, Dayananda Sarasvati and Swami Shraddhananda; for Confucianism, K’ang Yu-wei and…

    Hardback – 2019-04-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion in Contemporary Asia Series

  • Christianity in India

    The Anti-Colonial Turn, 1st Edition

    By Clara A.B. Joseph

    By studying the history and sources of the Thomas Christians of India, a community of pre-colonial Christian heritage, this book revisits the assumption that Christianity is Western and colonial and that Christians in the non-West are products of colonial and post-colonial missionaries. Christians…

    Hardback – 2019-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Experiment, Speculation and Religion in Early Modern Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alberto Vanzo, Peter R. Anstey

    Experimental philosophy was an exciting and extraordinarily successful development in the study of nature in the seventeenth century. Yet experimental philosophy was not without its critics and was far from the only natural philosophical method on the scene. In particular, experimental philosophy…

    Hardback – 2019-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

  • The Origins of Democratic Zionism

    1st Edition

    By Gregory B. Kaplan

    This book is the first to link the modern appreciation for democratic freedom directly to Jewish political thought in seventeenth-century Amsterdam. The modern appreciation for democratic values is often assumed to have its roots in Classical thought. However, democracy has taken various forms in…

    Hardback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • Medicine and Religion in the Life of an Ottoman Sheikh

    Al-Damanhuri’s "Clear Statement" on Anatomy, 1st Edition

    By Ahmed Ragab

    In 1768, Aḥmad al-Damanhūrī became the rector (shaykh) of al-Azhar, which was one of the most authoritative and respected positions in the Ottoman Empire. He occupied this position until his death. Despite being a prolific author, whose writings are largely extant, al-Damanhūrī remains almost…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28
    Routledge
    Religious Cultures in the Early Modern World

  • Religion, Feminism, and Idoloclasm

    Being and Becoming in the Women's Liberation Movement, 1st Edition

    By Melissa Raphael

    Religion, Feminism, and Idoloclasm identifies religious and secular feminism’s common critical moment as that of idol-breaking. It reads the women’s liberation movement as founded upon a philosophically and emotionally risky attempt to liberate women’s consciousness from a three-fold cognitive…

    Hardback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    Gender, Theology and Spirituality

  • Dissident Identities in the Early Modern Low Countries

    1st Edition

    By Alastair Duke, Andrew Spicer

    Alastair Duke has long been recognized as one of the leading scholars of the early modern Netherlands, known internationally for his important work on the impact of religious change on political events which was the focus of his Reformation and Revolt in the Low Countries (1990). Bringing together…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • The Chancery of God

    Protestant Print, Polemic and Propaganda against the Empire, Magdeburg 1546–1551, 1st Edition

    By Nathan Rein

    The disastrous protestant defeat in the Schmalkaldic War (1546-47) and the promulgation of the Ausburg Interim (1548) left the fate of German Protestantism in doubt. In the wake of these events, a single protestant town, Magdeburg, offered organized, sustained resistance to Emperor Charles V's…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge
    St Andrews Studies in Reformation History

  • Hereditary Physicians of Kerala

    Traditional Medicine and Ayurveda in Modern India, 1st Edition

    By Indudharan Menon

    This book examines the history and evolution of Ayurveda and other indigenous medical traditions in juxtaposition with their encounter with colonial modernity. Through the lens of hereditary folk and Ayurvedic practitioners, it focuses on Kerala’s heterogeneous medical traditions and presents them…

    Hardback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge India

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