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  • The Moral Psychology of Clement of Alexandria

    Mosaic Philosophy, 1st Edition

    By Kathleen Gibbons

    In The Moral Psychology of Clement of Alexandria, Kathleen Gibbons proposes a new approach to Clement’s moral philosophy and explores how his construction of Christianity’s relationship with Jewishness informed, and was informed by, his philosophical project. As one of the earliest Christian…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Poverty and Devotion in Mendicant Cultures 1200-1450

    1st Edition

    Edited by Constant J Mews, Anna Welch

    Ever since the time of Francis of Assisi, a commitment to voluntary poverty has been a controversial aspect of religious life. This volume explores the interaction between poverty and religious devotion in the mendicant orders between the thirteenth and fifteenth centuries. While poverty has often…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Women and Pilgrimage in Medieval Galicia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carlos Andres Gonzalez-Paz

    For many in the Middle Ages, pilgrimages were seen to represent a clear risk of moral and religious perdition for women, and they were strongly discouraged from making them; this exhortation would have been universally disseminated and generally followed, except, of course, in the case of the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Studies on Early Arabic Philosophy

    1st Edition

    By Peter Adamson

    Philosophy in the Islamic world from the 9th to 11th centuries was characterized by an engagement with Greek philosophical works in Arabic translation. This volume collects papers on both the Greek philosophers in their new Arabic guise, and on reactions to the translation movement in the period…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Pope Innocent II (1130-43)

    The World vs the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Doran, Damian J. Smith

    The pontificate of Innocent II (1130-1143) has long been recognized as a watershed in the history of the papacy, marking the transition from the age of reform to the so-called papal monarchy, when an earlier generation of idealistic reformers gave way to hard-headed pragmatists intent on securing…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Church at War: The Military Activities of Bishops, Abbots and Other Clergy in England, c. 900-1200

    1st Edition

    By Daniel Gerrard

    The fighting bishop or abbot is a familiar figure to medievalists and much of what is known of the military organization of England in this period is based on ecclesiastical evidence. Unfortunately the fighting cleric has generally been regarded as merely a baron in clerical dress and has…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Jane Austen and the Reformation

    Remembering the Sacred Landscape, 1st Edition

    By Roger Emerson Moore

    Jane Austen's England was littered with remnants of medieval religion. From her schooling in the gatehouse of Reading Abbey to her visits to cousins at Stoneleigh Abbey, Austen faced constant reminders of the wrenching religious upheaval that reordered the English landscape just 250 years before…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

  • Reason, Community and Religious Tradition

    Anselm's Argument and the Friars, 1st Edition

    By Scott Matthews

    This title was first published in 2001: Reason, Community and Religious Tradition examines key questions about the relationship of rationality to its contexts by tracing the early history of the so-called 'ontological' argument. The book follows Anselm's Proslogion from its origins in the private,…

    Paperback – 2019-11-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Church and Crown in the Fourteenth Century

    Studies in European History and Political Thought, 1st Edition

    By H.S. Offler, A.I. Doyle

    This title was first published in 2000:  This second volume of studies by the late Professor Offler looks first at the interaction of the temporal and spiritual powers in Germany, Italy, France and England, especially in the earlier 14th century. A second focus is on the political works…

    Paperback – 2019-10-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Secularization

    1st Edition

    By Charles Turner

    ‘Secularization’ sounds simple, a decline in the power of religion. Yet, the history of the term is controversial and multi-faceted; it has been useful to both religious believers and non-believers and has been deployed by scholars to make sense of a variety of aspects of cultural and social change…

    Paperback – 2019-10-18
    Routledge
    Key Ideas

  • Paolo Veronese

    Piety and Display in an Age of Religious Reform, 1st Edition

    By Richard Cocke

    This title was first published in 2001: Paolo Veronese: Piety and Display in an Age of Religious Reform examines the large body of religious paintings with which Veronese (1528 -1588) played a crucial role in shaping Venetian piety. With 117 illustrations (26 in colour) Richard Cocke sets Veronese’…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge

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