Religion: Religious History

  • Indigenous Religions book cover

    Indigenous Religions

    1st Edition

    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 – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

  • Muslim-Christian Encounters book cover

    Muslim-Christian Encounters

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mona Siddiqui

    While the subject of Christian-Muslim or Muslim-Christian interaction is still not a traditional or systematic discipline, interest in the encounter of these two religions has grown considerably over the last decade. Historians, including historians of Islam and Christianity have always been…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

  • The Silk Roads book cover

    The Silk Roads

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara Meisterernst

    The areas covering the Silk Roads, the ancient and modern roads from China to the West, including the region of modern Xinjiang, have an enduring and most diverse history. The impact that the political, cultural, and economic exchange on the Silk Roads had on the world cannot be overestimated; this…

    Hardback – 2016-07-07
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Asian Studies

  • Studies on Early Arabic Philosophy book cover

    Studies on Early Arabic Philosophy

    1st Edition

    By Peter Adamson

    Philosophy in the Islamic world from the 9th to 11th centuries was characterized by an engagement with Greek philosophical works in Arabic translation. This volume collects papers on both the Greek philosophers in their new Arabic guise, and on reactions to the translation movement in the period…

    Hardback – 2015-05-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Studies on Plotinus and al-Kindi book cover

    Studies on Plotinus and al-Kindi

    1st Edition

    By Peter Adamson

    This book collects 15 papers on the greatest philosopher of late antiquity and founder of Neoplatonism, Plotinus (d.270), and the founding figure of philosophy in the Islamic world: al-KindÄ« (d. ca. 873). A number of the contributions focus on the text that joins the two: the so-called Theology of…

    Hardback – 2014-12-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Early Medieval Exegesis in the Latin West: Sources and Forms book cover

    Early Medieval Exegesis in the Latin West

    Sources and Forms, 1st Edition

    By Thomas O'Loughlin

    One of the significant developments in scholarship in the latter half of the twentieth century was the awareness among historians of ideas, historians of theology, and medievalists of the importance of the Christian scriptures in the Latin Middle Ages. In contrast to an earlier generation of…

    Hardback – 2013-09-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Witchcraft, Madness, Society, and Religion in Early Modern Germany: A Ship of Fools book cover

    Witchcraft, Madness, Society, and Religion in Early Modern Germany

    A Ship of Fools, 1st Edition

    By H.C. Erik Midelfort

    H.C. Erik Midelfort has carved out a reputation for innovative work on early modern German history, with a particular focus on the social history of ideas and religion. This collection pulls together some of his best work on the related subjects of witchcraft, the history of madness and psychology,…

    Hardback – 2013-08-16
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Reform, Representation and Theology in Nicholas of Cusa and His Age book cover

    Reform, Representation and Theology in Nicholas of Cusa and His Age

    1st Edition

    By H. Lawrence Bond, Gerald Christianson

    While most works on Nicholas of Cusa concentrate either on his early career as author of the monumental 'Catholic Concordance' or on his later career as writer of remarkable philosophical/theological works such as 'On Learned Ignorance' and 'The Vision of God', the essays included here attempt to…

    Hardback – 2011-12-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Sources of Beneventan Chant book cover

    The Sources of Beneventan Chant

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Forrest Kelly

    The area whose capital was the southern Lombard city of Benevento developed a culture identified with the characteristic form of writing known as the Beneventan script, which was used throughout the area and was brought to perfection at the abbey of Montecassino in the late eleventh century. This…

    Hardback – 2011-10-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Abbot Joachim of Fiore and Joachimism: Selected Articles book cover

    Abbot Joachim of Fiore and Joachimism

    Selected Articles, 1st Edition

    By E. Randolph Daniel

    In the articles included in this collection, Professor Daniel argues that Abbot Joachim of Fiore was a disciple of Bernard of Clairvaux whose tertius status was reformist, not millenialist. Like the other reformists, Gerhoch of Reichersberg and Hildegard of Bingen, Joachim looked forward to the…

    Hardback – 2011-07-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Philip Melanchthon, Speaker of the Reformation: Wittenberg's Other Reformer book cover

    Philip Melanchthon, Speaker of the Reformation

    Wittenberg's Other Reformer, 1st Edition

    By Timothy J. Wengert

    The studies in this volume illuminate the thought and life of Philip Melanchthon, one of the most neglected major figures in Reformation history and theology. Melanchthon was one of the most widely published and respected thinkers in his own day, who authored some of the sixteenth-century's most…

    Hardback – 2010-09-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Studies on the Formation of Christian Armenia book cover

    Studies on the Formation of Christian Armenia

    1st Edition

    By Nina G. Garsoïan

    This is the third collection of articles by Nina Garsoïan on Early Armenian history and civilization. A number of articles included here continue earlier investigations of Iranian and Byzantine political and, especially, doctrinal and social influences on Medieval Armenia, precariously wedged…

    Hardback – 2010-08-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

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