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  • The History of Evil in Antiquity

    2000 BCE - 450 CE, 1st Edition

    By Tom Angier, Chad Meister, Charles Taliaferro

    This first volume of The History of Evil covers Graeco-Roman, Indian, Near Eastern, and Eastern philosophy and religion from 2000 BCE to 450 CE. This book charts the foundations of the history of evil among the major philosophical traditions and world religions, beginning with the oldest recorded…

    Hardback – 2018-06-19
    Routledge
    History of Evil

  • The History of Evil from the Mid-Twentieth Century to Today

    1950–2018, 1st Edition

    By Jerome Gellman

    This sixth volume of The History of Evil charts the era 1950–2018, with topics arising after the atrocities of World War II, while also exploring issues that have emerged over the last few decades. It exhibits the flourishing of analytic philosophy of religion since the War, as well as the…

    Hardback – 2018-06-19
    Routledge
    History of Evil

  • Art and Mysticism

    Interfaces in the Medieval and Modern Periods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Louise Nelstrop, Helen Appleton

    From the visual and textual art of Anglo-Saxon England onwards, images held a surprising power in the Western Christian tradition. Not only did these artistic representations provide images through which to find God, they also held mystical potential, and likewise mystical writing, from the early…

    Hardback – 2018-06-14
    Routledge
    Contemporary Theological Explorations in Mysticism

  • Rethinking ‘Authority’ in Late Antiquity

    Authorship, Law, and Transmission in Jewish and Christian Tradition, 1st Edition

    Edited by A.J. Berkovitz, Mark Letteney

    The historian’s task involves unmasking the systems of power that underlie our sources. A historian must not only analyze the content and context of ancient sources, but also the structures of power, authority, and political contingency that account for their transmission, preservation, and…

    Hardback – 2018-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • The Routledge Handbook of Early Christian Art

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robin M. Jensen, Mark D. Ellison

    The Routledge Handbook of Early Christian Art surveys a broad spectrum of Christian art produced from the late second to the sixth centuries. The first part of the book opens with a general survey of the subject and then presents fifteen essays that discuss specific media of visual art—catacomb…

    Hardback – 2018-06-07
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: The Challenge of Islam (2005)

    Encounters in Interfaith Dialogue, 1st Edition

    By Douglas Pratt

    First published in 2005, this book addresses the challenges arising from Christian-Muslim encounter and attempts to enable outsiders to understand the religion of Islam. The author offers distinctive perspectives that compliment much other literature in the study of Islam and in particular…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: The Islamic Jesus (1977)

    An Annotated Bibliography of Sources in English and French, 1st Edition

    By Don Wismer

    First published in 1977, this book is intended as a record of sources in Islamic prophetology which focus on the prophet Isa — Jesus in Christian theology. The Islamic Isa differs markedly from the Christian Jesus, most obviously in that, although considered an important prophet, he is overshadowed…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

  • Between Jews and Heretics

    Refiguring Justin Martyr’s Dialogue with Trypho, 1st Edition

    By Matthijs den Dulk

    Justin Martyr’s Dialogue with Trypho is the oldest preserved literary dialogue between a Jew and a Christian and a key text for understanding the development of early Judaism and Christianity. In Between Jews and Heretics, Matthijs den Dulk argues that whereas scholarship has routinely cast this…

    Hardback – 2018-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • The Cult of St Anna in Byzantium

    1st Edition

    By Eirini Panou

    The Cult of St Anna in Byzantium is the first undertaking in Byzantine research to study the phenomenon of St Anna’s cult from the sixth to the fifteenth centuries. It was prompted by the need to enrich our knowledge of a female saint who had already been studied in the West but remained virtually…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10
    Routledge
    Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies

  • God, Politics, Economy

    Social Theory and the Paradoxes of Religion, 1st Edition

    By Bulent Diken

    The book intervenes into the contemporary debate on religion, politics, and economy, focusing on the field of formation which emerges as these seemingly autonomous spheres encounter one another. Empirically, it concentrates on examples from literature, theatre, and cinema as well as a case study…

    Paperback – 2018-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Lutheran Theology and Secular Law

    The Work of the Modern State, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marie A. Failinger, Ronald W. Duty

    This collection brings together lawyers and theologians in the U.S. and Europe to reflect on Lutheran understandings of the political use of the law by secular governments. The book furthers the intellectual conversation about how Lutheran insights can be used to develop jurisprudence and specific…

    Hardback – 2018-04-19
    Routledge
    ICLARS Series on Law and Religion

  • The Slave Metaphor and Gendered Enslavement in Early Christian Discourse

    Double Trouble Embodied, 1st Edition

    By Marianne Bjelland Kartzow

    The Slave Metaphor and Gendered Enslavement in Early Christian Discourse adds new knowledge to the ongoing discussion of slavery in early Christian discourse. Kartzow argues that the complex tension between metaphor and social reality in early Christian discourse is undertheorized. A metaphor can…

    Hardback – 2018-04-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

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