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  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge
    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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge
    Gnostica

  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge
    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
    Routledge

  • John Owen

    Reformed Catholic, Renaissance Man, 1st Edition

    By Carl R. Trueman

    John Owen is considered one of the sharpest theological minds of the seventeenth century and a significant theologian in his own right, particularly in terms of his contributions to pneumatology, christology, and ecclesiology. Carl Trueman presents a major study of the key elements of John…

    Paperback – 2007-09-18
    Routledge
    Great Theologians Series

  • America, Amerikkka

    Elect Nation and Imperial Violence, 1st Edition

    By Rosemary Radford Ruether

    America views itself as a nation inhabiting a "promised land" and enjoying a favoured relation with God. This view of unique election has been coupled with racial exclusivism and the marginalization of non-white citizens.America, Amerikkka traces the historical and ideological patterns behind…

    Paperback – 2007-01-01
    Routledge
    Religion and Violence

  • Reformation and Modern Rituals and Theologies of Baptism

    From Luther to Contemporary Practices, 1st Edition

    By Bryan D. Spinks

    Presenting a comprehensive survey of the historical underpinnings of baptismal liturgies and theologies, Bryan Spinks presents an ecumenically and geographically wide-ranging survey and discussion of contemporary baptismal rites, practice and reflection, and sacramental theology. Writing within…

    Paperback – 2006-08-16
    Routledge
    Liturgy, Worship and Society Series

  • Early and Medieval Rituals and Theologies of Baptism

    From the New Testament to the Council of Trent, 1st Edition

    By Bryan D. Spinks

    Presenting a comprehensive survey of the historical underpinnings of baptismal liturgies and theologies, Bryan Spinks presents an ecumenically and geographically wide-ranging survey and discussion of contemporary baptismal rites, practice and reflection, and sacramental theology. Writing within a…

    Paperback – 2006-07-14
    Routledge
    Liturgy, Worship and Society Series

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