Religious History Products

  • Foundations of Christianity (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study in Christian Origins, 1st Edition

    By Karl Kautsky

    First published in 1925, Karl Kautsky presents a Marxist history of Christianity and Christian society. Divided into four key sections, the book begins by considering the personality of Jesus as portrayed within Pagan and Christian sources and highlighting the Church’s difficulty in presenting a…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge Revivals

  • Brigham Young

    Sovereign in America, 1st Edition

    By David Vaughn Mason

    Brigham Young was one of the most influential—and controversial—Mormon leaders in American history. An early follower of the new religion, he led the cross-continental migration of the Mormon people from Illinois to Utah, where he built a vast religious empire that was both revolutionary and…

    Paperback – 2014-11-24
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • Hellenism and Christianity (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Edwyn Bevan

    First published in 1921, this title examines the relationship between what the author labels the ‘rationalist’ element in Western culture on the one hand, derived from the ancient Greeks, and Christianity, on the other. Bevan contends that these two traditions are distinct, but not mutually…

    Paperback – 2014-09-22
    Routledge Revivals

  • Martin Luther

    2nd Edition

    By Michael A. Mullett

    An engaging and comprehensive new edition of this established biography provides students with an understanding of the European Reformation through the life of its key mover, Martin Luther. Working chronologically through Luther’s life, Michael A. Mullet explains and analyses Luther’s background,…

    Paperback – 2014-08-26
    Routledge Historical Biographies

  • Carl Jung and Maximus the Confessor on Psychic Development

    The dynamics between the ‘psychological’ and the ‘spiritual’, 1st Edition

    By G. C. Tympas

    In what ways does psychological development differ from spiritual development and psychological experience from spiritual experience? Bringing together two disparate theories under a trans-disciplinary framework, G. C. Tympas presents a comparison of Carl Jung’s theory of psychic development and…

    Paperback – 2014-03-17

  • Baby, You are My Religion

    Women, Gay Bars, and Theology Before Stonewall, 1st Edition

    By Marie Cartier

    Baby, You Are My Religion argues that American butch-femme bar culture of the mid-20th Century should be interpreted as a sacred space for its community. Before Stonewall—when homosexuals were still deemed mentally ill—these bars were the only place where many could have any community at all. Baby,…

    Paperback – 2013-11-29

  • The English Convents in Exile, 1600–1800

    Communities, Culture and Identity, 1st Edition

    By James E. Kelly

    Edited by Caroline Bowden

    In 1598, the first English convent was established in Brussels and was to be followed by a further 21 enclosed convents across Flanders and France with more than 4,000 women entering them over a 200-year period. In theory they were cut off from the outside world; however, in practice the nuns were…

    Hardback – 2013-08-29
    Catholic Christendom, 1300-1700

  • Early Modern Philosophy of Religion

    The History of Western Philosophy of Religion, volume 3, 1st Edition

    By Graham Oppy, N. N. Trakakis

    The early modern period in philosophy - encompassing the 16th to the 18th centuries - reflects a time of social and intellectual turmoil. The Protestant Reformation, the Catholic Counter-Reformation, and the birth of the Enlightenment all contributed to the re-evaluation of reason and faith.…

    Paperback – 2013-07-31

  • Sufism in the Secret History of Persia

    1st Edition

    By Milad Milani

    Sufism formed one of the cultures of resistance which has existed in the social fabric of Persia since antiquity. Such resistance continues to manifest itself today with many looking to Sufism as a model of cooperation between East and West, between traditional and modern. 'Sufism in the Secret…

    Hardback – 2013-06-30

  • Eranos

    An Alternative Intellectual History of the Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    By Hans Thomas Hakl

    Every year since 1933 many of the world's leading intellectuals have met on Lake Maggiore to discuss the latest developments in philosophy, history, art and science and, in particular, to explore the mystical and symbolic in religion. The Eranos Meetings - named after the Greek word for a banquet…

    Paperback – 2013-01-01

  • Ultimate Devotion

    The Historical Impact and Archaeological Expression of Intense Religious Movements, 1st Edition

    By Yoav Arbel

    From the first Jewish revolt against Rome in the first century CE to contemporary Islamic fanaticism, faith in the hands of religious zealots has been a powerful and often catastrophic means of enacting radical change. 'Ultimate Devotion' examines a range of religious movements across history to…

    Hardback – 2009-03-01
    Approaches to Anthropological Archaeology

  • Religion and the Secular

    Historical and Colonial Formations, 1st Edition

    By Timothy Fitzgerald

    Religion has dominated colonialism since the 16th century. 'Religion and the Secular' critically examines how religion has been used to subject indigenous concepts to the needs of colonial powers. Essays present the colonial relationship from the perspective of colonized cultures - including…

    Paperback – 2007-10-01

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