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  • Concord and Reform

    Nicholas of Cusa and Legal and Political Thought in the Fifteenth Century, 1st Edition

    By Morimichi Watanabe, Thomas M. Izbicki

    Nicholas of Cusa is known as one of the most original philosophers of the 15th century, but by training he was a canon lawyer who received his degree from the University of Padua in 1423. The essays in this book analyse his legal and political ideas against the background of medieval religious,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Buddhist Writings on Meditation and Daily Practice

    The Serene Reflection Tradition. Including the complete Scripture of Brahma's Net, 1st Edition

    This book, first published in 1994, is a compendium of new translations of certain works regarded as fundamental texts in the Serene Reflection Buddhist Tradition (Sōtō Zen). All the texts were in Chinese, either as original works or as translations from Sanskrit. Several of them are central to the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-20
    Routledge Library Editions: Zen Buddhism

  • Ecclesiastical Law, Clergy and Laity

    A History of Legal Discipline and the Anglican Church, 1st Edition

    By Neil Patterson

    Discipline in an ecclesiastical context can be defined as the power of a church to maintain order among its members on issues of morals or doctrine. This book presents a scholarly engagement with the way in which legal discipline has evolved within the Church of England since 1688. It explores how…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13
    Law and Religion

  • Mystical Doctrines of Deification

    Case Studies in the Christian Tradition, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Arblaster, Rob Faesen

    The notion of the deification of the human person (theosis, theopoièsis, deificatio) was one of the most fundamental themes of Christian theology in its first centuries, especially in the Greek world. It is often assumed that this theme was exclusively developed in Eastern theology after the…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31
    Contemporary Theological Explorations in Mysticism

  • Mary Astell and John Norris

    Letters Concerning the Love of God, 1st Edition

    By Melvyn New

    Edited by E. Derek Taylor

    Given the progress made in recent years in recovering the writings of early modern women, one might expect that a complete set of the important works of Mary Astell (1666-1731) would have been reissued long before now. Instead, only portions of the thought of the 'First English Feminist' have…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    The Early Modern Englishwoman, 1500-1750: Contemporary Editions

  • Anthony Munday and the Catholics, 1560–1633

    1st Edition

    By Donna B. Hamilton

    In this new study, Donna B. Hamilton offers a major revisionist reading of the works of Anthony Munday, one of the most prolific authors of his time, who wrote and translated in many genres, including polemical religious and political tracts, poetry, chivalric romances, history of Britain, history…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23

  • Sacraments, Ceremonies and the Stuart Divines

    Sacramental Theology and Liturgy in England and Scotland 1603-1662, 1st Edition

    By Bryan D. Spinks

    This book surveys developments in sacramental and liturgical discourse and discord, exploring the writings of English and Scottish divines, and focusing on baptism and the Lord's Supper. The reigns of James I and Charles I coincided with divergence and development in teaching on the sacraments in…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23

  • Mapping the Motet in the Post-Tridentine Era

    1st Edition

    Edited by Esperanza Rodríguez-García, Daniele V. Filippi

    Mapping the Motet in the Post-Tridentine Era provides new dimensions to the discussion of the immense corpus of polyphonic motets produced and performed in the decades following the end of the Council of Trent in 1563. Beyond the genre’s rich connections with contemporary spiritual life and…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20

  • Art and Reform in the Late Renaissance

    After Trent, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jesse M. Locker

    Drawing on recent research by established and emerging scholars of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century art, this volume reconsiders the art and architecture produced after 1563 across the conventional geographic borders. Rather than considering this period a degraded afterword to Renaissance…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • The Korean Tradition of Religion, Society, and Ethics

    A Comparative and Historical Self-understanding and Looking Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Chai-sik Chung

    By making Korea a central part of comparative history of East Asian religion and society, this book traces the evolution of Korean religion from the oldest representation to that of the current day by utilizing wide-ranging interdisciplinary and comparative resources. This book presents a holistic…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14

  • The Holy Fool in European Cinema

    1st Edition

    By Alina G. Birzache

    This monograph explores the way that the profile and the critical functions of the holy fool have developed in European cinema, allowing this traditional figure to capture the imagination of new generations in an age of religious pluralism and secularization. Alina Birzache traces the cultural…

    Paperback – 2018-08-10

  • Spiritualizing the City

    Agency and Resilience of the Urban and Urbanesque Habitat, 1st Edition

    Edited by Victoria Hegner, Peter Jan Margry

    Urban spaces have always functioned as cradles and laboratories for religious movements and spiritualities. The urban forms a central and nourishing agent for the creation of new religious expressions, and continually negotiates new ways of being spiritual and establishing spiritual ideas and…

    Paperback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

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