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  • The Theology of Sanctification and Resignation in Charles Wesley's Hymns

    By Julie A. Lunn

    Sanctification is a central theme in the theology of both John and Charles Wesley. However, while John’s theology of sanctification has received much scholarly attention, significantly less has been paid to Charles’ views on the subject. This book redresses this imbalance by using Charles’ many…

    Hardback – 2018-09-15 
    Routledge Methodist Studies Series

  • Tradition and Transformation in Christian Art

    The Transcultural Icon

    By C.A. Tsakiridou

    Tradition and Transformation in Christian Art approaches tradition and transculturality in religious art from an Orthodox perspective that defines tradition as a dynamic field of exchanges and synergies between iconographic types and their variants. Relying on a new ontology of iconographic types,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-17 
    Routledge Research in Art and Religion

  • Jane Austen and the Reformation

    Remembering the Sacred Landscape

    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 – 2018-06-30 

  • Contemporary Worship Music and Everyday Musical Lives

    By Mark Porter

    Whilst Contemporary Worship Music arose out of a desire to relate the music of the church to the music of everyday life, this function can quickly be called into question by the diversity of musical lives present in contemporary society. Mark Porter examines the relationship between individuals’…

    Paperback – 2018-06-06 
    Congregational Music Studies Series

  • Art and Mysticism

    Interfaces in the Medieval and Modern Periods

    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 – 2018-06-04 
    Contemporary Theological Explorations in Mysticism

  • Paul Tillich

    Theologian of Culture

    By Russell Re Manning

    Paul Tillich:Theologian of Culture provides an accessible account of the nature and development of Tillich’s thought. Written by a leading scholar and biographer of Tillich, this book presents a new interpretation of Tillich as first and foremost a theologian of culture. Concerned with Tillich’s…

    Hardback – 2018-05-15 

  • God’s Song and Music’s Meanings

    How Shall we Sing the Lord’s Song?

    Edited by James Hawkey, Ben Quash, Vernon White

    The public making of music in our society happens more often in the context of chapels, churches and cathedrals than anywhere else. The command to sing and make music to God makes music an essential part of the DNA of Christian worship. Taking seriously the practice and not just the theory of…

    Hardback – 2018-05-05 
    Routledge Studies in Theology, Imagination and the Arts

  • Women, Patronage, and Salvation in Renaissance Florence

    Lucrezia Tornabuoni and the Chapel of the Medici Palace

    By Stefanie Solum

    Long obfuscated by modern definitions of historical evidence and art patronage, Lucrezia Tornabuoni de’ Medici’s impact on the visual world of her time comes to light in this book, the first full-length scholarly argument for a lay woman’s contributions to the visual arts of fifteenth-century…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Zen Paintings in Edo Japan (1600-1868)

    Playfulness and Freedom in the Artwork of Hakuin Ekaku and Sengai Gibon

    By Galit Aviman

    In Zen Buddhism, the concept of freedom is of profound importance. And yet, until now there has been no in-depth study of the manifestation of this liberated attitude in the lives and artwork of Edo period Zen monk-painters. This book explores the playfulness and free-spirited attitude reflected in…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 

  • Sound, Sin, and Conversion in Victorian England

    By Julia Grella O'Connell

    The plight of the fallen woman is one of the salient themes of nineteenth-century art and literature; indeed, the ubiquity of the trope galvanized the Victorian conscience and acted as a spur to social reform. In some notable examples, Julia Grella O’Connell argues, the iconography of the Victorian…

    Hardback – 2018-04-25 
    Music in Nineteenth-Century Britain

  • Sin and Forgiveness

    New Responses in a Changing World

    By Kay Carmichael

    This title was first published in 2003.  If hopes of redemption go too, will revenge take the place of forgiveness? Kay Carmichael explores these dilemmas in this topical and provocative book. Western attitudes to crime were in the past rooted in concepts of sin, and therefore of hopes for…

    Hardback – 2018-03-31 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Foreshadowing the Reformation

    Art and Religion in the 15th Century Burgundian Netherlands

    By Christopher Herbert

    Foreshadowing the Reformation argues that paintings are the history of ideas in visual form. It follows, therefore, that if we are to fully understand and appreciate the late Medieval and Renaissance paintings of great Northern European artists such as Jan van Eyck and Rogier van der Weyden, we…

    Paperback – 2018-03-31 

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