Religion: Medieval

  • Reason, Community and Religious Tradition: Anselm's Argument and the Friars book cover

    Reason, Community and Religious Tradition

    Anselm's Argument and the Friars, 1st Edition

    By Scott Matthews

    This title was first published in 2001: Reason, Community and Religious Tradition examines key questions about the relationship of rationality to its contexts by tracing the early history of the so-called 'ontological' argument. The book follows Anselm's Proslogion from its origins in the private,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Church and Crown in the Fourteenth Century: Studies in European History and Political Thought book cover

    Church and Crown in the Fourteenth Century

    Studies in European History and Political Thought, 1st Edition

    By H.S. Offler, A.I. Doyle

    This title was first published in 2000:  This second volume of studies by the late Professor Offler looks first at the interaction of the temporal and spiritual powers in Germany, Italy, France and England, especially in the earlier 14th century. A second focus is on the political works…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Bede and Time: Computus, Theology and History in the Early Medieval World book cover

    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 – 2019-07-20 
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    Studies in Early Medieval Britain and Ireland

  • The Lost Literature of Medieval England book cover

    The Lost Literature of Medieval England

    1st Edition

    By R. M. Wilson

    Originally published in 1952 The Lost Literature of Medieval England provides an account of lost masterpieces of medieval English literature. The book examines the evidence for their existence and pieces together a fuller understanding of the literary traditions of the period. In more specific…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Early Middle English Literature book cover

    Early Middle English Literature

    1st Edition

    By R. M. Wilson

    Originally published in 1939, Early Middle English Literature is a comprehensive overview of various aspects of early Middle English literature. The book examines authorship and provenance and the effect this had upon the literature of the period. This text examines literature from the period of…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • The Church in Early Irish Society book cover

    The Church in Early Irish Society

    1st Edition

    By Kathleen Hughes

    Originally published in 1966, The Church in Early Irish Society traces the history of the church right up until the twelfth century. It gives an account of the problems which arose when the organization of the Christian church, imported from the urban bureaucracy of the Roman Empire, had to be…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • The Writer as Liar: Narrative Technique in the Decameron book cover

    The Writer as Liar

    Narrative Technique in the Decameron, 1st Edition

    By Guido Almansi

    Originally published in 1975, The Writer as Liar examines the literary game of falsehood as it is portrayed in the Decameron. The book examines how Boccaccio’s collection of tales has a ‘frame’ story, its own built-in key to the art of story-telling, its internal logic of truth and falsehood, as…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Margery Kempe: A Book of Essays book cover

    Margery Kempe

    A Book of Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sandra J. McEntire

    Originally published in 1992, Margery Kempe looks at one of the most appealing mystics and pilgrims of 15th-century England. The book looks at Margery Kempe, and her book The Book of Margery Kempe, thought to be the first vernacular autobiography in medieval Britain. Original essays in the book…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Pastoral Care in Medieval England: Interdisciplinary Approaches book cover

    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 – 2019-07-09 
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  • Saints as Intercessors between the Wealthy and the Divine: Art and Hagiography among the Medieval Merchant Classes book cover

    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 – 2019-04-30 
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    Sanctity in Global Perspective

  • Late Medieval Liturgies Enacted: The Experience of Worship in Cathedral and Parish Church book cover

    Late Medieval Liturgies Enacted

    The Experience of Worship in Cathedral and Parish Church, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sally Harper, P S Barnwell, Magnus Williamson

    This book critically explores ways in which our understanding of late medieval liturgy can be enhanced through present-day enactment. It is a direct outcome of a practice-led research project, led by Professor John Harper and undertaken at Bangor University between 2010 and 2013 in partnership with…

    Paperback – 2019-03-07
    Routledge
    Music and Material Culture

  • Understanding Medieval Liturgy: Essays in Interpretation book cover

    Understanding Medieval Liturgy

    Essays in Interpretation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Gittos, Sarah Hamilton

    This book provides an introduction to current work and new directions in the study of medieval liturgy. It focuses primarily on so-called occasional rituals such as burial, church consecration, exorcism and excommunication rather than on the Mass and Office. Recent research on such rites…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
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