Religious History Products

  • Sanctity and Female Authorship

    Birgitta of Sweden & Catherine of Siena, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maria H. Oen, Unn Falkeid

    Birgitta of Sweden (Birgitta Birgersdotter, 1302/03-1373) and her younger contemporary Catherine of Siena (Caterina Benincasa, 1347-1380) form the most powerful and influential female duo in European history. Both enjoyed saintly reputations in life, while acting as the charismatic leaders of a…

    Hardback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Medieval Religion and Culture

  • Introducing Religion

    Religious Studies for the Twenty-First Century, 5th Edition

    By Robert S. Ellwood

    Introducing Religion explores different ways of looking at religion in the twenty-first century. Providing a broad overview to the discipline of religious studies, this textbook introduces students to engaging and contemporary topics such as: sociology of religion psychology of religion history…

    Paperback – 2019-10-16
    Routledge

  • New Saints in Late-Mediaeval Venice, 1200–1500

    A Typological Study, 1st Edition

    By Karen E. McCluskey

    This book focuses on the comparatively unknown cults of new saints in late-mediaeval Venice. These new saints were near-contemporary citizens who were venerated by their compatriots without official sanction from the papacy. In doing so, the book uncovers a sub-culture of religious expression that…

    Hardback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge
    Sanctity in Global Perspective

  • Bede and Time

    Computus, Theology and History in the Early Medieval World, 1st Edition

    By Máirín MacCarron

    The Venerable Bede (c. 673–735) was the leading intellectual figure of the early Anglo-Saxon Church, and his extensive corpus of writings encompassed themes of exegesis, computus (dating of Easter and construction of calendars), history and hagiography. Rather than look at these works in isolation,…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Studies in Early Medieval Britain and Ireland

  • On Deification and Sacred Eloquence

    Richard Rolle and Julian of Norwich, 1st Edition

    By Louise Nelstrop

    This book considers the place of deification in the writings of Julian of Norwich and Richard Rolle, two of the fourteenth-century English Mystics. It argues that, as a consequence of a belief in deification, both produce writing that is helpfully viewed as sacred eloquence. The book begins by…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07
    Routledge
    Contemporary Theological Explorations in Mysticism

  • Tearfund and the Quest for Faith-Based Development

    1st Edition

    By Dena Freeman

    This book gives an in-depth analysis of the role of faith in the work of Tearfund, a leading evangelical relief and development NGO that works in over 50 countries worldwide. The study traces the changing ways that faith has shaped and influenced Tearfund’s work over the organisation’s 50-year…

    Hardback – 2019-09-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • Prudentius’ Crown of Martyrs

    Liber Peristephanon, 1st Edition

    By Len Krisak

    Prudentius’ Crown of Martyrs offers an English translation, with introduction and commentary, of the Liber Peristephanon, Prudentius’ vivid collection of lyric hymns in honor of Christian martyrs. To render Prudentius’ metrically varied lines for twenty-first-century readers, Len Krisak relies on…

    Hardback – 2019-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Later Latin Poetry

  • Semiotic Theory and Sacramentality in Hugh of Saint Victor

    1st Edition

    By Ruben Angelici

    This book offers Hugh of Saint Victor’s early scholastic thoughts on sacrament in order to re-discover the pre-modern theological understanding of ontological signification. The Christian understanding of sacrament through the category of ‘signs’ results in a theology that inherently shares in the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-21
    Routledge
    Contemporary Theological Explorations in Mysticism

  • The Christian Theological Tradition

    4th Edition

    Edited by Mark McInroy, Michael J. Hollerich

    The fourth edition of The Christian Theological Tradition provides students with essential theological knowledge of key persons and events of the Bible and the Christian faith, and of Christianity's multifaceted encounter with Western culture. Historically arranged, the textbook addresses major…

    Paperback – 2019-08-09
    Routledge

  • Routledge Library Editions: Spiritualism

    1st Edition

    By Various

    The volumes in this set, originally published between 1974 and 1992, draw together research by leading academics in spiritualism, and provide a rigorous examination of related key issues. The collection examines spirituality from a broad range of disciplines, from the spirituality in the Christian…

    Hardback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Spiritualism

  • Italian American Pentecostalism and the Struggle for Religious Identity

    1st Edition

    By Paul J. Palma

    While many established forms of Christianity have seen significant decline in recent decades, Pentecostals are currently one of the fastest growing religious groups across the world. This book examines the roots, inception, and expansion of Pentecostalism among Italian Americans to demonstrate how…

    Hardback – 2019-08-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Pastoral Care in Medieval England

    Interdisciplinary Approaches, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Clarke, Sarah James

    Pastoral Care, the religious mission of the Church to minister to the laity and care for their spiritual welfare, has been a subject of growing interest in medieval studies. This volume breaks new ground with its broad chronological scope (from the early eleventh to the late fifteenth centuries),…

    Hardback – 2019-07-30
    Routledge

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