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  • Transforming Literature into Scripture

    Texts as Cult Objects at Ninevah and Qumran, 1st Edition

    By Russell Hobson

    Transforming Literature into Scripture examines how the early textual traditions of ancient Israel - stories, laws, and rituals - were transformed into sacred writings. By comparing evidence from two key collections from antiquity - the royal library at Nineveh and the biblical manuscripts from the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    BibleWorld

  • The Inquisitor in the Hat Shop

    Inquisition, Forbidden Books and Unbelief in Early Modern Venice, 1st Edition

    By Federico Barbierato

    Early modern Venice was an exceptional city. Located at the intersection of trade routes and cultural borders, it teemed with visitors, traders, refugees and intellectuals. It is perhaps unsurprising, then, that such a city should foster groups and individuals of unorthodox beliefs, whose views and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • A King Translated

    The Writings of King James VI & I and their Interpretation in the Low Countries, 1593–1603, 1st Edition

    By Astrid Stilma

    King James is well known as the most prolific writer of all the Stuart monarchs, publishing works on numerous topics and issues. These works were widely read, not only in Scotland and England but also on the Continent, where they appeared in several translations. In this book, Dr Stilma looks both…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge
    St Andrews Studies in Reformation History

  • The Society of Jesus in Ireland, Scotland, and England, 1589–1597

    Building the Faith of Saint Peter upon the King of Spain's Monarchy, 1st Edition

    By Thomas M. McCoog, S.J.

    English Catholic voices, once disregarded as merely confessional, are now acknowledged to provide important perspectives on Elizabethan society. Based on extensive archival research, this book builds on previous studies for the first thorough investigation of the Jesuit mission to England during a…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge
    Catholic Christendom, 1300-1700

  • From Priest's Whore to Pastor's Wife

    Clerical Marriage and the Process of Reform in the Early German Reformation, 1st Edition

    By Marjorie Elizabeth Plummer

    On 13 June 1525, Martin Luther married Katharina von Bora, a former nun, in a private ceremony officiated by city preacher Johann Bugenhagen. Whilst Luther was not the first former monk or Reformer to marry, his marriage immediately became one of the iconic episodes of the Protestant Reformation.…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • Getting Along?

    Religious Identities and Confessional Relations in Early Modern England - Essays in Honour of Professor W.J. Sheils, 1st Edition

    By Adam Morton

    Edited by Nadine Lewycky

    Examining the impact of the English and European Reformations on social interaction and community harmony, this volume simultaneously highlights the tension and degree of accommodation amongst ordinary people when faced with religious and social upheaval. Building on previous literature which has…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • Forbidden Prayer

    Church Censorship and Devotional Literature in Renaissance Italy, 1st Edition

    By Giorgio Caravale

    This book delineates the attempt, carried out by the Congregations of the Inquisition and the Index during the sixteenth and early seventeenth century, to purge various devotional texts in the Italian vernacular of heterodox beliefs and superstitious elements, while imposing a rigid uniformity in…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge
    Catholic Christendom, 1300-1700

  • A Linking of Heaven and Earth

    Studies in Religious and Cultural History in Honor of Carlos M.N. Eire, 1st Edition

    By Scott K. Taylor

    Edited by Emily Michelson

    The Reformation of the sixteenth century shattered the unity of medieval Christendom, and the resulting fissures spread to the corners of the earth. No scholar of the period has done more than Carlos M.N. Eire, however, to document how much these ruptures implicated otherworldly spheres as well.…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge
    St Andrews Studies in Reformation History

  • Gonzalo de Berceo and the Latin Miracles of the Virgin

    A Translation and a Study, 1st Edition

    By Robert Boenig

    Edited by Patricia Timmons

    In Gonzalo de Berceo and the Latin Miracles of the Virgin, Patricia Timmons and Robert Boenig present the first English translation of a twelfth-century Latin collection of miracles that Berceo, the first named poet in the Spanish language, used as a source for his thirteenth-century Spanish…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • Greek–Latin Philosophical Interaction

    Collected Essays of Sten Ebbesen Volume 1, 1st Edition

    By Sten Ebbesen

    Sten Ebbesen has contributed many works in the field of ancient and medieval philosophy over many decades of dedicated research. His style is crisp and lucid and his philosophical penetration and exposition of often difficult concepts and issues is both clear and intellectually impressive. Ashgate…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Medieval Philosophy

  • Topics in Latin Philosophy from the 12th–14th centuries

    Collected Essays of Sten Ebbesen Volume 2, 1st Edition

    By Sten Ebbesen

    Sten Ebbesen has contributed many works in the field of ancient and medieval philosophy over decades of dedicated research. His crisp and lucid style and his philosophical penetration of often difficult concepts and issues is both clear and intellectually impressive. Ashgate is proud to present…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Medieval Philosophy

  • Calvinism, Reform and the Absolutist State in Elizabethan Ireland

    1st Edition

    By Mark A Hutchinson

    Despite the best efforts of the English government, Elizabethan Ireland remained resolutely Catholic. Hutchinson examines this ‘failure’ of the Protestant Reformation. He argues that the emerging political concept of the absolutist state forms a crucial link between English policy in Ireland and…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Religious Cultures in the Early Modern World

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