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  • 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 – 2019-12-20 
    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 – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Early Writings of Harold W. Clark and Frank Lewis Marsh

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ronald L. Numbers

    Originally published in 1995, The Early Writings of Harold W. Clark and Frank Lewis Marsh is the eighth volume in the Creationism in Twentieth Century America series, reissued in 2019. The book is a collection of original writings by the prominent creationist Harold W. Clark, and the biologist,…

    Hardback – 2019-11-30
    Routledge

  • Religious Tolerance from Renaissance to Enlightenment

    Atheist’s Progress, 1st Edition

    By Eric MacPhail

    This new study examines the relationship of atheism to religious tolerance from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment in a broad array of literary texts and political and religious controversies written in Latin and the vernacular primarily in France, the Netherlands, and Switzerland. The main…

    Hardback – 2019-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Wesley, Whitefield and the 'Free Grace' Controversy

    The Crucible of Methodism, 1st Edition

    By Joel Houston

    When approaching the most public disagreement over predestination in the eighteenth century, the ‘Free Grace’ controversy between John Wesley and George Whitefield, the tendency can be to simply review the event as a row over the same old issues. This assumption pervades much of the scholarly…

    Hardback – 2019-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Methodist Studies Series

  • 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

  • Aesthetic Theology in the Franciscan Tradition

    The Senses and the Experience of God in Art, 1st Edition

    Edited by Xavier Seubert, Oleg Bychkov

    The book investigates the aesthetic theology embedded in the Franciscan artistic tradition. The novelty of the approach is in applying concepts gleaned from Franciscan textual sources to create a deeper understanding of how art in all its sensual forms was foundational to the Franciscan milieu.…

    Hardback – 2019-11-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Religion

  • 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

  • Transformational Embodiment in Asian Religions

    Subtle Bodies, Spatial Bodies, 1st Edition

    Edited by George Pati, Katherine C. Zubko

    This volume examines several theoretical concerns of embodiment in the context of Asian religious practice. Looking at both subtle and spatial bodies, it explores how both types of embodiment are engaged as sites for transformation, transaction and transgression. Collectively bridging ancient and…

    Hardback – 2019-10-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • 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

  • Chinese Theology and Translation

    The Christianity of the Jesuit Figurists and their Christianized Yijing, 1st Edition

    By Sophie Ling-chia Wei

    This book uncovers the Jesuits’ mystic theological interpretation in the translation of the Book of Changes (the Yijing) in their mission in China. The book analyzes how Jesuit Figurists incorporated their intralingual translation of the Yijing, the Classical and vernacular use of Chinese language…

    Hardback – 2019-10-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • 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
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