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  • Capitalism and Religion in World History

    Purification and Progress, 1st Edition

    By Carl Mosk

    Purity condemns filth; piety disparages corruption. Amassing riches offered to a transcendental world, the priests of ancient faiths found themselves trapped in contradiction. By loaning out their resources to merchants, they made themselves pariahs to true prophets. Before Islam squared the circle…

    Hardback – 2017-11-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Imagining Mary

    A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Devotion to the Virgin Mother of God, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Rancour-Laferriere

    Imagining Mary breaks new ground in the long tradition of Christian mariology. The book is an interdisciplinary investigation of some of the many Marys, East and West, from the New Testament Mary of Nazareth down to Our Lady of the Good Death in the twentieth century. In Imagining Mary, Professor…

    Hardback – 2017-11-15
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of Medieval Churches

    Theology of Love in Practice, 1st Edition

    By John A.H. Lewis

    The Architecture of Medieval Churches investigates the impact of affective theology on architecture and artefacts, focusing on the Middle Ages as a period of high achievement of this synthesis. It explores aspects of medieval church and cathedral architecture in relation to the contemporary…

    Hardback – 2017-11-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • The Rise and Fall of the English Christendom

    Theocracy, Christology, Order and Power, 1st Edition

    By Bruce Kaye

    English Christendom has never been a static entity. Evangelism, politics, conflict and cultural changes have constantly and consistently developed it into myriad forms across the world. However, in recent times that development has seemingly become a general decline. This book utilises the motif of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Ecclesiology

  • Plague, Print, and the Reformation

    The German Reform of Healing, 1473–1573, 1st Edition

    By Erik A. Heinrichs

    This book surveys a neglected set of sources, German plague prints and treatises published between 1473 and 1573, in order to explore the intertwined histories of plague, print, medicine and religion during the Reformation era. It argues that a particularly German reform of healing flourished in…

    Hardback – 2017-11-02
    Routledge
    The History of Medicine in Context

  • Theological Radicalism and Tradition

    'The Limits of Radicalism' with Appendices, 1st Edition

    By Howard E. Root

    Edited by Christopher R. Brewer

    ‘The limits of radicalism are those which end not in chaos but in the breaking of fresh ground.’ Howard E. Root Previously unpublished––and only recently rediscovered by Dr Christopher R. Brewer in an uncatalogued box in the archives of Lambeth Palace Library––Canon Howard E. Root’s 1972 Bampton…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge

  • The Labour Church

    The Movement & Its Message, 1st Edition

    By Neil Johnson

    This book aims to unpack the core message of the Labour Church and question the accepted views of the movement by pursuing an alternative way of analysing its history, significance and meaning. The religious influences on late-nineteenth/early-twentieth-century British Socialism are examined and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Radical History and Politics

  • The Caroline Divines and the Church of Rome

    A Contribution to Current Ecumenical Dialogue, 1st Edition

    By Mark Langham

    In the early seventeenth century, as the vehement aggression of the early Reformation faded, the Church of England was able to draw upon scholars of remarkable ability to present a more thoughtful defence of its position. The Caroline Divines, who flourished under King Charles I, drew upon vast…

    Hardback – 2017-10-09
    Routledge

  • Huguenot Networks, 1560–1780

    The Interactions and Impact of a Protestant Minority in Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vivienne Larminie

    These chapters explore how a religious minority not only gained a toehold in countries of exile, but also wove itself into their political, social, and religious fabric. The way for the refugees’ departure from France was prepared through correspondence and the cultivation of commercial,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-09
    Routledge
    Politics and Culture in Europe, 1650-1750

  • The Early Church and the Afterlife

    Post-death existence in Athenagoras, Tertullian, Origen and the Letter to Rheginos, 1st Edition

    By David Rankin

    The resurrection of the dead was, as Tertullian says, ‘the chief article of the whole Christian faith’ (De resurrectione 39.3) and one of those beliefs which most distinguished Christian thought from much other contemporary thinking. This book looks at the way in which post-death existence is…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05
    Routledge

  • The Decline of Established Christianity in the Western World

    Interpretations and Responses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Silas Peterson

    While Church attendance in the West is often cited as being in decline, it is argued that this applies primarily to the older established forms of Christianity. Other expressions of the faith are, in fact, stable or even growing. This volume provides multidisciplinary interpretations of and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge
    Studies in World Christianity and Interreligious Relations

  • Peter Paul Rubens and the Counter-Reformation Crisis of the Beati moderni

    1st Edition

    By Ruth S. Noyes

    Peter Paul Rubens and the Crisis of the Beati Moderni takes up the question of the issues involved in the formation of recent saints - or Beati moderni (modern Blesseds) as they were called - by the Jesuits and Oratorians in the new environment of increased strictures and censorship that developed…

    Hardback – 2017-09-18
    Routledge
    Sanctity in Global Perspective

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