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  • 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

  • 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

  • Escape into a Labyrinth

    F. Scott Fitzgerald, Catholic Sensibility, and the American Way, 1st Edition

    By Benita A. Moore

    This title, originally published in 1988, examines F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Catholic roots and his repudiation of those roots in pursuit of the American dream. The study aims to suggest that an investigation of Fitzgerald’s basic cultural and religious milieu might illuminate what he wrote, and may…

    Paperback – 2019-06-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The American Novel

  • The Rādhā Tantra

    A critical edition and annotated translation, 1st Edition

    By Mans Broo

    The Rādhā Tantra is an anonymous 17th century tantric text from Bengal. The text offers a lively picture of the meeting of different religious traditions in 17th century Bengal, since it presents a Śākta version of the famous Vaiṣṇava story of Rādhā and Kṛṣṇa. This book presents a critically…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Tantric Traditions

  • Routledge Revivals: The Illuminations of the Stavelot Bible (1978)

    1st Edition

    By Wayne Dynes

    First published in 1978, this book offers a comprehensive study of the illuminations of the Stavelot Bible. The illuminations themselves have been recognized as occupying an important place in the incipient stage of the Romanesque style in the Meuse valley. The two volumes of the Bible contain no…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Cultivation of Conformity

    Towards a General Theory of Internal Secularisation, 1st Edition

    By Pink Dandelion

    This book explores the inter-relationship between religious groups and wider society and examines the way religious groups change in relation to societal norms, potentially to the point of undergoing processes of ‘internal secularisation’ within secular and secularist cultures. Received…

    Paperback – 2019-05-13
    Routledge

  • Highly Respectable and Accomplished Ladies

    Catholic Women Religious in America, 1790-1850, 1st Edition

    By Barbara Misner

    Originally published in 1988. This study examines women religious in the American community in the first half of the nineteenth century. The primary aim of this research was to determine who the women were who entered eight religious communities, and whether there was any clear relationship between…

    Paperback – 2019-03-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 19th Century Religion

  • John Henry Newman

    Theology and Reform, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael E. Allsopp, Ronald R. Burke

    This collection of papers, first published in 1992, grew out of a concern for the perduring nature of the thought of John Henry Cardinal Newman. Although Cardinal Newman died over one hundred years ago, his influence on today’s thinking is still strong. Newman put forward an ideal of society and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 19th Century Religion

  • The Journey to Rome

    Conversion Literature by Nineteenth-Century American Catholics, 1st Edition

    By Christine M. Bochen

    This title, first published in 1988, examines accounts of religious conversion contained in the personal narratives of nineteenth-century American coverts to Roman Catholicism. Given their newly acquired status as members of an unpopular religious minority, a number of converts recorded their…

    Paperback – 2019-03-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 19th Century Religion

  • Piety and Politics

    Catholic Revival and the Generation of 1905-1914 in France, 1st Edition

    By Paul M. Cohen

    In this book, first published in 1984, Paul Cohen examines the Catholic revival among the young French intelligentsia prior to the First World War. He explores this intellectual revival by studying that period’s "talas", the Catholic students at the elite Ecole Normale Supérieure, and devotes his…

    Paperback – 2019-03-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 19th Century Religion

  • The African American Church in Birmingham, Alabama, 1815-1963

    A Shelter in the Storm, 1st Edition

    By Wilson Fallin, Jr.

    This study, first published in 1997, attempts to fill a gap in the historiography of the African American church by analysing the role and place of the African American church in one city, Birmingham, Alabama. It traces the roles and functions of the church from the arrival of African Americans as…

    Paperback – 2019-03-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 19th Century Religion

  • The Church of Ireland 1869-1969

    1st Edition

    By R. B. McDowell

    First published in 1975. In 1869 the Church of Ireland, until then part of the Church of England, was disestablished and partially disendowed. The author traces the changes in the Church of Ireland’s organization and function and the decline of its influence and numerical size during the hundred…

    Paperback – 2019-03-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 19th Century Religion

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