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  • Religion, Space and Conflict in Sri Lanka

    Colonial and Postcolonial Contexts, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth J. Harris

    Space is dynamic, political and a cause of conflict. It bears the weight of human dreams and fears. Conflict is caused not only by spatial exclusivism but also by an inclusivism that seeks harmony through subordinating the particularity of the Other to the world view of the majority. This book uses…

    Hardback – 2018-04-05
    Routledge
    Routledge South Asian Religion Series

  • Cardinal Isidore (c.1390–1462)

    A Late Byzantine Scholar, Warlord, and Prelate, 1st Edition

    By Marios Philippides, Walter K. Hanak

    A member of the imperial Palaiologan family, albeit most probably illegitimate, Isidore became a scholar at a young age and began his rise in the Byzantine ecclesiastical ranks. He was an active advocate of the union of the Orthodox and Catholic Churches in Constantinople. His military exploits,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-12
    Routledge

  • A Historical Introduction to the Study of New Religious Movements

    1st Edition

    By W. Michael Ashcraft

    The American public’s perception of New Religious Movements (NRMs) as fundamentally harmful cults stems from the "anticult" movement of the 1970s, which gave a sometimes hysterical and often distorted image of NRMs to the media. At the same time, academics pioneered a new field, studying these same…

    Hardback – 2018-02-15
    Routledge
    Routledge New Religions

  • Print Letters in Seventeenth‐Century England

    Politics, Religion, and News Culture, 1st Edition

    By Gary Schneider

    Print Letters in Seventeenth-Century England investigates how and why letters were printed in the interrelated spheres of political contestation, religious controversy, and news culture—those published as pamphlets, as broadsides, and in newsbooks in the interests of ideological disputes and as…

    Hardback – 2018-02-15
    Routledge
    Material Readings in Early Modern Culture

  • Jewish and Christian Voices in English Reformation Biblical Drama

    Enacting Family and Monarchy, 1st Edition

    By Chanita Goodblatt

    English Biblical drama of the sixteenth century resounds with a variety of Jewish and Christian voices. Whether embodied as characters or manifested as exegetical and performative strategies, these voices participate in the central Reformation project of biblical translation. Such translations and…

    Hardback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • Reconceiving Religious Conflict

    New Views from the Formative Centuries of Christianity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wendy Mayer, Chris L. de Wet

    Reconceiving Religious Conflict deconstructs instances of religious conflict within the formative centuries of Christianity, the first six centuries CE. It explores the theoretical foundations of religious conflict; the dynamics of religious conflict within the context of persecution and martyrdom;…

    Hardback – 2018-01-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • A Social-Political History of Monotheism

    From Judah to the Byzantines, 1st Edition

    By Jeremiah W. Cataldo

    In A Social-Political History of Monotheism, Cataldo shows how political concerns were fundamental to the development of Judeo-Christian monotheism. Beginning with the disruptive and devastating historical events that shook early Israelite culture and ending with the seemingly victorious emergence…

    Hardback – 2018-01-15
    Routledge

  • Neoliberalism and the Biblical Voice

    Owning and Consuming, 1st Edition

    By Paul Babie, Michael Trainor

    This book compares our contemporary preoccupation with ownership and consumption with the role of property and possessions in the biblical world, contending that Christian theology provides a valuable entry point to discussing the issue of private property—a neoliberal tool with the capacity to…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Essays in Medieval Philosophy and Theology in Memory of Walter H. Principe, CSB

    Fortresses and Launching Pads, 1st Edition

    By Carl N. Still

    In his extensive work as a theologian and a historian, Walter H. Principe, CSB, (1922-1996) was committed to reflecting on both the present and the past. He was well-known as a historian of medieval theology and philosophy - especially through the work of Thomas Aquinas - as well as a contemporary…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29
    Routledge

  • Edwardian Culture

    Beyond the Garden Party, 1st Edition

    By Samuel Shaw, Sarah Shaw, Naomi Carle

    Edwardian Culture: Beyond the Garden Party is the first truly interdisciplinary collection of essays dealing with culture in Britain c.1895-1914. Bringing together essays on literature, art, politics, religion, architecture, marketing, and imperial history, the study highlights the extent to which…

    Hardback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge
    Among the Victorians and Modernists

  • Divina Moneta

    Coins in Religion and Ritual, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nanouschka Myrberg Burström, Gitte Tarnow Ingvardson

    This edited collection analyses the phenomenon of coin use for religious and ritual purposes in different cultures and across different periods of time. It proposes an engagement with the theory and interpretation of the ‘material turn’ with numismatic evidence, and an evidence-based series of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21
    Routledge
    Religion and Money in the Middle Ages

  • Dionysius the Areopagite and the Neoplatonist Tradition

    Despoiling the Hellenes, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Klitenic Wear

    'Dionysius the Areopagite' is arguably one of the most mysterious and intriguing figures to emerge from the late antique world. Writing probably around 500 CE, and possibly connected with the circle of Severus of Antioch, Dionysius manipulates a Platonic metaphysics to describe a hierarchical…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20
    Routledge

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