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

  • 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 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Paolo Veronese: Piety and Display in an Age of Religious Reform book cover

    Paolo Veronese

    Piety and Display in an Age of Religious Reform, 1st Edition

    By Richard Cocke

    This title was first published in 2001: Paolo Veronese: Piety and Display in an Age of Religious Reform examines the large body of religious paintings with which Veronese (1528 -1588) played a crucial role in shaping Venetian piety. With 117 illustrations (26 in colour) Richard Cocke sets Veronese’…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    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 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Natural Theology of Evolution book cover

    The Natural Theology of Evolution

    1st Edition

    By J. N. Shearman

    Originally published in 1915, The Natural Theology of Evolution looks at the concept of natural theology, examining the argument for the existence of God based on reason and ordinary experiences of nature. The book looks at natural theology in light of Darwin’s theory of evolution, and how this…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Evolution

  • Routledge Library Editions: Spiritualism book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: Spiritualism

    1st Edition

    By Various

    The volumes in this set, originally published between 1974 and 1992, draw together research by leading academics in spiritualism, and provide a rigorous examination of related key issues. The collection examines spirituality from a broad range of disciplines, from the spirituality in the Christian…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Spiritualism

  • 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

  • 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 
    Routledge
    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 
    Routledge
    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 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

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