Religion: Religious History

  • Raymond of Saint-Gilles: Occitanian Culture and Piety in the Time of the First Crusade book cover

    Raymond of Saint-Gilles

    Occitanian Culture and Piety in the Time of the First Crusade

    By Thomas Lecaque

    When Raymond of Saint-Gilles died in the castle of Mons Peregrinorum, in what is today Lebanon, he left behind a realm that had grown from a fortress, a single town and a half share of a monastery to fourteen counties, covering much of southern France and across the Mediterranean to a significant…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
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    Rulers of the Latin East

  • Jörg Breu the Elder: Art, Culture, and Belief in Reformation Augsburg book cover

    Jörg Breu the Elder

    Art, Culture, and Belief in Reformation Augsburg

    By Andrew Morrall

    This title was first published in 2002: Jörg Breu belonged to the generation of German Renaissance artists that included Dürer, Cranach, Grünewald, Altdorfer, and, in his own city of Augsburg, Hans Burgkmair the Elder. His art registered the early reception of Italian art in Germany and spanned…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Captive Monk: Slavery and Asceticism in Early Syrian Christianity book cover

    The Captive Monk

    Slavery and Asceticism in Early Syrian Christianity

    By Chris L. de Wet

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • Religion, Ethnicity, and Xenophobia in the Bible: A Theoretical, Exegetical and Theological Survey book cover

    Religion, Ethnicity, and Xenophobia in the Bible

    A Theoretical, Exegetical and Theological Survey

    By Brian Rainey

    Religion, Ethnicity and Xenophobia in the Bible looks at some of the Bible’s most hostile and violent anti-foreigner texts and raises critical questions about how students of the Bible and ancient Near East should grapple with "ethnicity" and "foreignness" conceptually, hermeneutically and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Biblical World

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

    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 – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Methodist Studies Series

  • The Syriac World book cover

    The Syriac World

    Edited by Daniel King

    This volume surveys the "Syriac world", the culture that grew up among the Syriac-speaking communities from the 2nd century CE and which continues to exist and flourish today, both in its original homeland of Syria and Mesopotamia, and in the worldwide diaspora of Syriac-speaking communities. The…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

  • Catholic Critics of the King James Bible, 1611-1911 book cover

    Catholic Critics of the King James Bible, 1611-1911

    By Ellie Gebarowski-Shafer

    This book challenges the prevailing view that until fairly recently the King James Bible (KJB) dominated the field of English biblical translation virtually unopposed. Rather than focusing on its gradual acceptance and triumph as traditional Protestant narratives and even most recent scholarly…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • The Religions of Tibet book cover

    The Religions of Tibet

    By Helmut Hoffmann

    This book, first published in 1961, examines the old Tibetan Bon religion, the development of Buddhism in India and Tibet, and covers the religious struggles of the eighth and ninth centuries. It also describes the rise of the Lamaist sects and the priest state of the Dalai Lamas, and taken as a…

    Hardback – 2018-10-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Tibet

  • Indigenous Religions book cover

    Indigenous Religions

    Edited by Graham Harvey, Amy Whitehead

    Scholarly attention to Indigenous religions has grown massively in the last twenty years. Within varied forms of Indigenous Studies (e.g. Native American Studies, Maori Studies), as a field itself, and within ethnological disciplines such as Anthropology and Religious Studies, issues related to…

    Hardback – 2018-10-10 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

  • God’s House at Ewelme: Life, Devotion and Architecture in a Fifteenth-Century Almshouse book cover

    God’s House at Ewelme

    Life, Devotion and Architecture in a Fifteenth-Century Almshouse

    By John Goodall

    Edited by Ian Hayward

    This title was first published in 2001. God’s House, at Ewelme, is an extraordinary survival from England’s late medieval past: a well documented and superbly preserved chantry foundation established in 1437 by William and Alice de la Pole, then Earl and Countess of Suffolk. As originally…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Piety, Power and History in Medieval England and Normandy book cover

    Piety, Power and History in Medieval England and Normandy

    By Marjorie Chibnall

    This title was first published in 2000:  The studies here are broadly concerned with ecclesiastical history as envisaged in the work of Orderic Vitalis: the history of society and culture, comprising the life and activities of lay men and women in war and peace no less than those of monks and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Faith and Fortunes of France's Huguenots, 1600–85 book cover

    The Faith and Fortunes of France's Huguenots, 1600–85

    By Philip Benedict

    This title was first published in 2001. Using fresh archival evidence and a broad range of methodological perspectives, this collection of ten essays explores the world of France’s Huguenots between the Edict of Nantes and its Revocation. Studies that range from a meticulous nationwide…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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