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  • Bede and the Cosmos

    Theology and Nature in the Eighth Century, 1st Edition

    By Eoghan Ahern

    Bede and the Cosmos examines Bede’s cosmology—his understanding of the universe and its laws. It explores his ideas regarding both the structure and mechanics of the created world and the relationship of that world to its Creator. Beginning with On the Nature of Things and moving on to survey his…

    Hardback – 2020-06-16 
    Studies in Early Medieval Britain and Ireland

  • English Readers of Catholic Saints

    The Printing History of William Caxton’s Golden Legend, 1st Edition

    By Judy Ann Ford

    In 1484, William Caxton, the first publisher of English-language books, issued The Golden Legend, a translation of the most well-known collection of saints’ lives in Europe. This study analyzes the moulding of the Legenda aurea into a book that powerfully attracted the English market. Modifications…

    Hardback – 2020-05-21 
    Studies in Medieval History and Culture

  • Passion, Persecution, and Epiphany in Early Jewish Literature

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Peter Legh Allen, Pierre J. Jordaan, József Zsengellér

    This volume examines Jewish literature produced from c. 700 B.C.E. to c. 200 C.E. from a socio-theological perspective. In this context, it offers a scholarly attempt to understand how the ancient Jewish psyche dealt with times of extreme turmoil and how Jewish theology altered to meet the…

    Hardback – 2020-05-05 

  • Sacred Heritage in Japan

    1st Edition

    Edited by Aike P. Rots, Mark Teeuwen

    Sacred Heritage in Japan is the first volume to explicitly address the topics of Japanese religion and heritage preservation in connection with each other. The book examines what happens when places of worship and ritual practices are rebranded as national culture. It also considers the impact of…

    Hardback – 2020-04-21 
    Routledge Research on Museums and Heritage in Asia

  • Christianity and Global Law

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rafael Domingo, John Witte, Jr.

    This book explores both historical and contemporary Christian sources and dimensions of global law and includes critical perspectives from various religious and philosophical traditions. Two dozen leading scholars discuss the constituent principles of this new global legal order historically,…

    Hardback – 2020-04-15 
    Law and Religion

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Nineteenth-Century European Pilgrimages

    A New Golden Age, 1st Edition

    Edited by Antón M. Pazos

    During the Nineteenth-Century a major revival in religious pilgrimage took place across Europe. This phenomenon was largely started by the rediscovery of several holy burial places such as Assisi, Milano, Venice, Rome and Santiago de Compostela, and subsequently developed into the formation of new…

    Hardback – 2020-03-26 

  • Relics, Shrines and Pilgrimages

    Sanctity in Europe from Late Antiquity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Antón M. Pazos

    Since Late Antiquity, relics have provided a privileged spiritual bond between life and death, between human beings and divinity. Royalty, nobility and clergy all tried to obtain the most prestigious remains of sacred bodies, since they granted influence and fame and allowed the cult around them to…

    Hardback – 2020-03-26 

  • Protestant Resistance in Counterreformation Austria

    1st Edition

    By Peter Thaler

    Protestant Resistance in Counterreformation Austria examines Austrian Protestants who actively resisted the Habsburg Counterreformation in the early seventeenth century. While a determined few decided early on that only military means could combat the growing pressure to conform, many more did not…

    Hardback – 2020-03-20 
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Freethought and Atheism in Central and Eastern Europe

    The Development of Secularity and Non-Religion, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tomáš Bubík, Atko Remmel, David Václavík

    This book provides the first comprehensive overview of atheism, secularity and non-religion in Central and Eastern Europe in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. In contrast to scholarship that has focused on the ‘decline of religion’ and secularization theory, the book builds upon recent…

    Hardback – 2020-03-18 
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Thomas Wride and Wesley’s Methodist Connexion

    1st Edition

    By Clive Murray Norris

    This book highlights the life and writings of an itinerant preacher in John Wesley’s Methodist Connexion, Thomas Wride (1733-1807). Detailed studies of such rank and file preachers are rare, as Methodist history has largely been written by and about its leadership. However, Wride’s ministry shows…

    Hardback – 2020-03-12 
    Routledge Methodist Studies Series

  • Origins of the Hussite Uprising

    The Chronicle of Laurence of Březová (1414 –1421), 1st Edition

    By Thomas A. Fudge

    The Hussite Chronicle is the most important single narrative source for the events of the early Hussite movement. The author is Laurence of Březová (c.1370–c.1437), a member of the Czech lower nobility and a supporter of the Hussite creed. The movement arose as an initiative for religious and…

    Hardback – 2020-03-11 
    Routledge Medieval Translations

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