Religion: Religious History

  • Material Culture and Asian Religions: Text, Image, Object book cover

    Material Culture and Asian Religions

    Text, Image, Object, 1st Edition

    Edited by Benjamin Fleming, Richard Mann

    Traditionally, research on the history of Asian religions has been marked by a bias for literary evidence, privileging canonical texts penned in ‘classical’ languages. Not only has a focus on literary evidence shaped the dominant narratives about the religious histories of Asia, in both scholarship…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion, Media and Culture

  • An Introduction to Jacob Boehme: Four Centuries of Thought and Reception book cover

    An Introduction to Jacob Boehme

    Four Centuries of Thought and Reception, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ariel Hessayon, Sarah Apetrei

    This volume brings together for the first time some of the world’s leading authorities on the German mystic Jacob Boehme, to illuminate his thought and its reception over four centuries for the benefit of students and advanced scholars alike. Boehme’s theosophical works have influenced Western…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Reconceiving Religious Conflict: New Views from the Formative Centuries of Christianity book cover

    Reconceiving Religious Conflict

    New Views from the Formative Centuries of Christianity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wendy Mayer, Chris L. de Wet

    Reconceiving Religious Conflict deconstructs instances of religious conflict within the formative centuries of Christianity, the first six centuries CE. It explores the theoretical foundations of religious conflict; the dynamics of religious conflict within the context of persecution and martyrdom;…

    Hardback – 2018-01-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • Early Asceticism in India: Ājīvikism and Jainism book cover

    Early Asceticism in India

    Ājīvikism and Jainism, 1st Edition

    By Piotr Balcerowicz

    Ājīvikism was once ranked one of the most important religions in India between the 4th and 2nd centuries BCE, after Buddhism, ‘Brahmanism’ and before Jainism, but is now a forgotten Indian religion. However, Jainism has remained an integral part of the religious landscape of South Asia, despite the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Jaina Studies

  • Religion and Biology book cover

    Religion and Biology

    1st Edition

    By Ernest E. Unwin

    First published in 1922, this book represents an attempt to outline the biological approach to the questions of religious thought. The author posits the book as a contribution to religious thought in relation to the purpose of God in Nature, providing readers with an overview of the advances and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge

  • A Social-Political History of Monotheism: From Judah to the Byzantines book cover

    A Social-Political History of Monotheism

    From Judah to the Byzantines, 1st Edition

    By Jeremiah W. Cataldo

    In A Social-Political History of Monotheism, Cataldo shows how political concerns were fundamental to the development of Judeo-Christian monotheism. Beginning with the disruptive and devastating historical events that shook early Israelite culture and ending with the seemingly victorious emergence…

    Hardback – 2018-01-15
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • God's Order and Natural Law: The Works of the Laudian Divines book cover

    God's Order and Natural Law

    The Works of the Laudian Divines, 1st Edition

    By Iain M. MacKenzie

    This title was first published in 2002. This book fills an important gap in the theological interpretation of the Laudian divines. Iain MacKenzie presents the theology of the Anglican theologians of the early 17th century, exploring the concept of order first in God but then in creation in its…

    Hardback – 2017-12-18
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Westminster Abbey Reformed: 1540–1640 book cover

    Westminster Abbey Reformed

    1540–1640, 1st Edition

    By C.S. Knighton, Richard Mortimer

    Title first published in 2003. Westminster Abbey occupies a unique position in the religious and royal landscape of the United Kingdom and Commonwealth. As the scene of coronations and other great public occasions, it has been the continuing focus of the nation's religious life for half the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Eastern Rome and the Rise of Islam: History and Prophecy book cover

    Eastern Rome and the Rise of Islam

    History and Prophecy, 1st Edition

    By Olof Heilo

    The emergence of Islam in the seventh century AD still polarises scholars who seek to separate religious truth from the historical reality with which it is associated. However, history and prophecy are not solely defined by positive evidence or apocalyptic truth, but by human subjects, who consider…

    Paperback – 2017-12-06
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Neoliberalism and the Biblical Voice: Owning and Consuming book cover

    Neoliberalism and the Biblical Voice

    Owning and Consuming, 1st Edition

    By Paul Babie, Michael Trainor

    This book compares our contemporary preoccupation with ownership and consumption with the role of property and possessions in the biblical world, contending that Christian theology provides a valuable entry point to discussing the issue of private property—a neoliberal tool with the capacity to…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Essays in Medieval Philosophy and Theology in Memory of Walter H. Principe, CSB: Fortresses and Launching Pads book cover

    Essays in Medieval Philosophy and Theology in Memory of Walter H. Principe, CSB

    Fortresses and Launching Pads, 1st Edition

    By Carl N. Still

    In his extensive work as a theologian and a historian, Walter H. Principe, CSB, (1922-1996) was committed to reflecting on both the present and the past. He was well-known as a historian of medieval theology and philosophy - especially through the work of Thomas Aquinas - as well as a contemporary…

    Hardback – 2017-11-29
    Routledge

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