Religion: Religious History

  • Prudentius’ Crown of Martyrs: Liber Peristephanon book cover

    Prudentius’ Crown of Martyrs

    Liber Peristephanon, 1st Edition

    By Len Krisak

    Prudentius’ Crown of Martyrs offers an English translation, with introduction and commentary, of the Liber Peristephanon, Prudentius’ vivid collection of lyric hymns in honor of Christian martyrs. To render Prudentius’ metrically varied lines for twenty-first century readers, Len Krisak relies on…

    Hardback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Later Latin Poetry

  • 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 
    Routledge
    Studies in Early Medieval Britain and Ireland

  • Global Protestant Missions: Politics, Reform, and Communication, 1730s-1930s book cover

    Global Protestant Missions

    Politics, Reform, and Communication, 1730s-1930s, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jenna M. Gibbs

    The book investigates facets of global Protestantism through Anglican, Quaker, Episcopalian, Moravian, Lutheran Pietist, and Pentecostal missions to enslaved and indigenous peoples and political reform endeavours in a global purview that spans the 1730s to the 1930s. The book uses key examples to…

    Hardback – 2019-07-17 
    Routledge
    Studies in World Christianity and Interreligious Relations

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • Inochentism and Orthodox Christianity: Religious Dissent in the Russian and Romanian Borderlands book cover

    Inochentism and Orthodox Christianity

    Religious Dissent in the Russian and Romanian Borderlands, 1st Edition

    By James A. Kapaló

    This book explores the history and evolution of Inochentism, a controversial new religious movement that emerged in the Russian and Romanian borderlands of what is now Moldova and Ukraine in the context of the Russian revolutionary period. It centres around the charismatic preaching of Inochentie,…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Religions

  • Augustine and the Art of Ruling in the Carolingian Imperial Period: Political Discourse in Alcuin of York and Hincmar of Rheims book cover

    Augustine and the Art of Ruling in the Carolingian Imperial Period

    Political Discourse in Alcuin of York and Hincmar of Rheims, 1st Edition

    By Sophia Mösch

    This volume is an investigation of how Augustine was received in the Carolingian period, and the elements of his thought which had an impact on Carolingian ideas of ‘state’, rulership and ethics. It focuses on Alcuin of York and Hincmar of Rheims, authors and political advisers to Charlemagne and…

    Hardback – 2019-06-13 
    Routledge

  • 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 
    Routledge
    Sanctity in Global Perspective

  • Making Evangelical History: Faith, Scholarship and the Evangelical Past book cover

    Making Evangelical History

    Faith, Scholarship and the Evangelical Past, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Atherstone, David Ceri Jones

    This volume makes a significant contribution to the ‘history of ecclesiastical histories’, with a fresh analysis of historians of evangelicalism from the eighteenth century to the present. It explores the ways in which their scholarly methods and theological agendas shaped their writings. Each…

    Hardback – 2019-04-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Evangelicalism

  • The Extramercantile Economies of Greek and Roman Cities: New Perspectives on the Economic History of Classical Antiquity book cover

    The Extramercantile Economies of Greek and Roman Cities

    New Perspectives on the Economic History of Classical Antiquity, 1st Edition

    Edited by David B. Hollander, Thomas R. Blanton IV, John T. Fitzgerald

    Recent work on the ancient economy has tended to concentrate on market exchange, but other forces also caused goods to change hands. Such nonmarket transfers ranged from small private gifts to the wholesale confiscation of cities, lands, and their peoples. The papers presented in this volume…

    Hardback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Modernist Reformers in Islam, Hinduism and Confucianism, 1865-1935: Peripheral Geoculture in the Modern World-System book cover

    Modernist Reformers in Islam, Hinduism and Confucianism, 1865-1935

    Peripheral Geoculture in the Modern World-System, 1st Edition

    By Christian Lekon

    This volume presents a comparison of seven major religious reformers of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries: For Islam, Jamal ad-Din al-Afghani, Muhammad ‘Abduh and Muhammad Rashid Rida; for Hinduism, Dayananda Sarasvati and Swami Shraddhananda; for Confucianism, K’ang Yu-wei and…

    Hardback – 2019-04-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion in Contemporary Asia Series

  • Christianity in India: The Anti-Colonial Turn book cover

    Christianity in India

    The Anti-Colonial Turn, 1st Edition

    By Clara A.B. Joseph

    By studying the history and sources of the Thomas Christians of India, a community of pre-colonial Christian heritage, this book revisits the assumption that Christianity is Western and colonial and that Christians in the non-West are products of colonial and post-colonial missionaries. Christians…

    Hardback – 2019-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Experiment, Speculation and Religion in Early Modern Philosophy book cover

    Experiment, Speculation and Religion in Early Modern Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alberto Vanzo, Peter R. Anstey

    Experimental philosophy was an exciting and extraordinarily successful development in the study of nature in the seventeenth century. Yet experimental philosophy was not without its critics and was far from the only natural philosophical method on the scene. In particular, experimental philosophy…

    Hardback – 2019-03-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

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