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  • Protestant Aesthetics and the Arts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah Covington, Kathryn Reklis

    The Reformation was one of the defining cultural turning points in Western history. Its effect on both religious and artistic expression was wide-ranging, long-lasting and deeply profound, giving the Protestant movement its own set of distinct theological and aesthetic values. Explorations in…

    Hardback – 2019-03-01 
    Routledge Studies in Theology, Imagination and the Arts

  • In Dialogue with Classical Indian Traditions

    Encounter, Transformation, and Interpretation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Black, Chakravarthi Ram-Prasad

    Dialogue is a recurring and significant component of Indian religious and philosophical literature. Whether it be as a narrative account of a conversation between characters within a text, as an implied response or provocation towards an interlocutor outside the text, or as a hermeneutical lens…

    Hardback – 2019-02-25 
    Dialogues in South Asian Traditions: Religion, Philosophy, Literature, and History

  • Practical Theology, Poetry and Reflective Practice

    1st Edition

    By Mark Pryce

    In recent years there has been an increased drive in all professions, as well as amongst clergy, for a greater measure of rigour in education, training and development. In this process of professionalization, little attention is paid to the inner shape of learning and meaning-making for individuals…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 
    Explorations in Practical, Pastoral and Empirical Theology

  • God in Things

    A New Theology of Everyday Life, 1st Edition

    By Heather Walton

    This book is founded upon the understanding that things matter to people. Exploring the renewing of practical theology through critical attention to the values and practices of everyday life, this book looks at how recent cultural and epistemological shifts have generated new agendas for…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 
    Explorations in Practical, Pastoral and Empirical Theology

  • 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

    Despite medieval and modern stereotypes of merchants as godless and avaricious, medieval traders were highly devout – and rightly so. Overseas trade was dangerous, and merchants' commercial activities were seen as jeopardizing their souls. Merchants turned to saints for protection and succor,…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 
    Sanctity in Global Perspective

  • Paul Tillich

    Theologian of Culture, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-12-15 

  • Adam in Seventeenth Century Political Writing in England and New England

    1st Edition

    By Julia Ipgrave

    Designed to contribute to a greater understanding of the religious foundations of seventeenth century political writing, this study offers a detailed exploration of the significance of the figure and story of Adam at that time. The book investigates seventeenth-century writings from England and New…

    Paperback – 2018-12-14 

  • British Hymn Books for Children, 1800-1900

    Re-Tuning the History of Childhood, 1st Edition

    By Alisa Clapp-Itnyre

    Examining nineteenth-century British hymns for children, Alisa Clapp-Itnyre argues that the unique qualities of children's hymnody created a space for children's empowerment. Unlike other literature of the era, hymn books were often compilations of many writers' hymns, presenting the discerning…

    Paperback – 2018-12-14 
    Studies in Childhood, 1700 to the Present

  • Disciplinary Measures from the Metrical Psalms to Milton

    1st Edition

    By Kenneth J.E. Graham

    Disciplinary Measures from the Metrical Psalms to Milton studies the relationship between English poetry and church discipline in four carefully chosen bodies of poetry written between the Reformation and the death of John Milton. Its primary goal is to fill a gap in the field of Protestant poetics…

    Paperback – 2018-12-08 

  • 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 – 2018-12-05 

  • Imagining the Sacred in Popular Culture

    Visual Representations in Japanese Religion, 1st Edition

    By Mark MacWilliams

    This book explores central issues of religion in an age of globalization, questioning how religion speaks to us in contemporary society, and how representations of religion impact in popular culture. Focusing on Japanese popular culture, MacWilliams examines Japanese comic books in particular:…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 

  • Women, Patronage, and Salvation in Renaissance Florence

    Lucrezia Tornabuoni and the Chapel of the Medici Palace, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-11-26 
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

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