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  • Seventeenth-Century Flemish Garland Paintings

    Still Life, Vision, and the Devotional Image, 1st Edition

    By Susan Merriam

    Focusing on three celebrated northern European still life painters”Jan Brueghel, Daniel Seghers, and Jan Davidsz. de Heem”this book examines the emergence of the first garland painting in 1607-1608, and its subsequent transformation into a widely collected type of devotional image, curiosity, and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-14
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Death in Medieval Europe

    Death Scripted and Death Choreographed, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joelle Rollo-Koster

    Death in Medieval Europe: Death Scripted and Death Choreographed explores new cultural research into death and funeral practices in medieval Europe and demonstrates the important relationship between death and the world of the living in the Middle Ages. Across ten chapters, the articles in this…

    Paperback – 2016-10-10
    Routledge

  • Joachim of Fiore and the Influence of Inspiration

    Essays in Memory of Marjorie E. Reeves (1905-2003), 1st Edition

    Edited by Julia Eva Wannenmacher

    Joachim of Fiore and the Influence of Inspiration. Essays in Memory of Marjorie E. Reeves (1905-2003) is a title that is deliberately reminiscent of the title of Marjorie Reeves’ opus magnum: her book ’The Influence of Prophecy in the Later Middle Ages’ has been fundamental in the field of…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Church, Faith and Culture in the Medieval West

  • Angels in Medieval Philosophical Inquiry

    Their Function and Significance, 1st Edition

    By Martin Lenz

    Edited by Isabel Iribarren

    The nature and properties of angels occupied a prominent place in medieval philosophical inquiry. Creatures of two worlds, angels provided ideal ground for exploring the nature of God and his creation, being perceived as 'models' according to which a whole range of questions were defined, from…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Bible Readers and Lay Writers in Early Modern England

    Gender and Self-Definition in an Emergent Writing Culture, 1st Edition

    By Kate Narveson

    Bible Readers and Lay Writers in Early Modern England studies how immersion in the Bible among layfolk gave rise to a non-professional writing culture, one of the first instances of ordinary people taking up the pen as part of their daily lives. Kate Narveson examines the development of the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Material Readings in Early Modern Culture

  • Episcopal Appointments in England, c. 1214–1344

    From Episcopal Election to Papal Provision, 1st Edition

    By Katherine Harvey

    In 1214, King John issued a charter granting freedom of election to the English Church; henceforth, cathedral chapters were, theoretically, to be allowed to elect their own bishops, with minimal intervention by the crown. Innocent III confirmed this charter and, in the following year, the right to…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Church, Faith and Culture in the Medieval West

  • Sustaining Belief

    The Church of Worcester from c.870 to c.1100, 1st Edition

    By Francesca Tinti

    This book reconstructs the late Anglo-Saxon history of the church of Worcester, covering the period between Bishops Waerferth and Wulfstan II. Starting with an examination of the episcopal succession and the relations between bishops and cathedral community, the volume moves on to consider the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-02
    Routledge
    Studies in Early Medieval Britain and Ireland

  • Architecture and Pilgrimage, 1000-1500

    Southern Europe and Beyond, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Davies, Deborah Howard, Wendy Pullan

    Although there is an obvious association between pilgrimage and place, relatively little research has centred directly on the role of architecture. Architecture and Pilgrimage, 1000-1500: Southern Europe and Beyond synthesizes the work of a distinguished international group of scholars. It takes a…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge

  • Vaisnavism, Saivism and Minor Religious Systems (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By R G Bhandarkar

    Bhandarkar’s Vaisnavism, Saivism and Minor Religious Systems, first published in 1913, explores the origins of Vaishnavism by examining its sources of religion, aspects of the Mahabharata, and the Cult of Rama. Bhandarkar also discusses Saivism by exploring its origin and development. This text is…

    Paperback – 2016-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Kabbalah (Routledge Revivals)

    Its Doctrines, Development, and Literature, 1st Edition

    By Christian D Ginsburg

    Originally published in 1925, Christian D. Ginsburg examines the origins of the system of religious philosophy, the Kabbalah, and its influence on Judaism. Ginsburg also explores the ways in which academics have approached the Kabbalah, with a detailed timeline of their findings.…

    Paperback – 2016-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Origin and Evolution of Religion (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Albert Churchward

    Churchward’s The Origin and Evolution of Religion, first published in 1924, explores the history and development of different religions worldwide, from the religious cults of magic and fetishism to contemporary religions such as Christianity and Islam. This text is ideal for students of theology.…

    Paperback – 2016-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Discussions in History and Theology (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By George P. Fisher

    First published in 1880 and reprinted in 1987, this is a fascinating collection of essays by the nineteenth-century theologian and historian George P. Fisher, arranged into three key classifications. The first group comprises papers that relate to the history, polity and dogmas of the Roman…

    Paperback – 2016-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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