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  • Plague, Print, and the Reformation

    The German Reform of Healing, 1473�1573, 1st Edition

    By Erik A. Heinrichs

    This book surveys a neglected set of sources, German plague prints and treatises published between 1473 and 1573, in order to explore the intertwined histories of plague, print, medicine and religion during the Reformation era. It argues that a particularly German reform of healing flourished in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Producing Christian Culture

    Medieval Exegesis and Its Interpretative Genres, 1st Edition

    Edited by Giles E. M. Gasper, Francis Watson, Matthew R. Crawford

    Producing Christian Culture takes as its thread the 'interpretative genres' within which medieval people engaged with the Bible. Contributors to the volume present specific material as a case study illustrative of a specific genre, whether devotional, homiletical, scholarly, or controversial. The…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Michelangelo's Poetry and Iconography in the Heart of the Reformation

    1st Edition

    By Ambra Moroncini

    Contextualizing Michelangelo’s poetry and spirituality within the framework of the religious Zeitgeist of his era, this study investigates his poetic production to shed new light on the artist’s religious beliefs and unique language of art. Author Ambra Moroncini looks first and foremost at…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-12-12
    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 – 2019-12-12
    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 – 2019-12-12
    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 – 2019-12-12
    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 – 2019-12-12
    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 – 2019-12-12
    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

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