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  • Augustine and Modern Law

    1st Edition

    By James Bernard Murphy

    Edited by Richard O. Brooks

    St. Augustine and Roman law are the two bridges from Athens and Jerusalem to the world of modern law. Augustine's almost eerily modern political realism was based upon his deep appreciation of human evil, arising from his insights into the human personality, the product of his reflections on his…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Philosophers and Law

  • Art, Literature and Religion in Early Modern Sussex

    Culture and Conflict, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Hadfield

    Edited by Matthew Dimmock

    Art, Literature and Religion in Early Modern Sussex is an interdisciplinary study of a county at the forefront of religious, political and artistic developments in early-modern England. Ranging from the schism of Reformation to the outbreak of Civil War, the volume brings together scholars from the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Calvin Meets Voltaire

    The Clergy of Geneva in the Age of Enlightenment, 1685–1798, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Powell McNutt

    In 1754, Voltaire, one of the most famous and provocative writers of the period, moved to the city of Geneva. Little time passed before he instigated conflict with the clergy and city as he publicly maligned the memory of John Calvin, promoted the culture of the French theater, and incited…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • The Cult of Saint Katherine of Alexandria in Late-Medieval Nuremberg

    Saint and the City, 1st Edition

    By Anne Simon

    Katherine of Alexandria was a major object of devotion within medieval Europe, ranking second only to the Virgin Mary in the canon of female saints. Yet despite her undoubted importance, relatively little is known about the significance and function of her cult within the German-speaking…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Inochentism and Orthodox Christianity

    Religious Dissent in the Russian and Romanian Borderlands, 1st Edition

    By James A. Kapaló

    This book explores the history and evolution of Inochentism, a controversial new religious movement that emerged in the Russian and Romanian borderlands of what is now Moldova and Ukraine in the context of the Russian revolutionary period. Inochentism centres around the charismatic preaching of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge
    Routledge New Religions

  • 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

  • A Cloister on Trial

    Religious Culture and Everyday Life in Late Medieval Hungary, 1st Edition

    By Gabriella Erdélyi

    In 1517, the usually tranquil friary in the Hungarian town of Körmend found itself at the centre of controversy when its Augustinian friars, charged with drunkenness, sexual abuses and liturgical negligence, were driven out and replaced with observant Franciscans. The agent of change in this…

    Paperback – 2019-06-06
    Routledge
    Catholic Christendom, 1300-1700

  • Select Discourses

    1st Edition

    By John Smith

    Published in 1978: this book contains the text of the Select Discourses of the author. The author covers a variety of religious topics in these essays, including superstition, atheism and the existence and nature of God.…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Global Reformations

    Transforming Early Modern Religions, Societies, and Cultures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Terpstra

    Global Reformations offers a sustained, comparative, and interdisciplinary exploration of religious transformations in the early modern world. The volume explores global developments and tracks the many ways in which Reformation movements shaped relations of Christians with other Christians, and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-30
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Saints as Intercessors between the Wealthy and the Divine

    Art and Hagiography among the Medieval Merchant Classes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emily Kelley, Cynthia Turner Camp

    Offering snapshots of mercantile devotion to saints in different regions, this volume is the first to ask explicitly how merchants invoked saints, and why. Despite medieval and modern stereotypes of merchants as godless and avaricious, medieval traders were highly devout – and rightly so. Overseas…

    Hardback – 2019-05-02
    Routledge
    Sanctity in Global Perspective

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