Religion: Religious History

  • Edwardian Culture: Beyond the Garden Party book cover

    Edwardian Culture

    Beyond the Garden Party, 1st Edition

    By Samuel Shaw, Sarah Shaw, Naomi Carle

    Edwardian Culture: Beyond the Garden Party is the first truly interdisciplinary collection of essays dealing with culture in Britain c.1895-1914. Bringing together essays on literature, art, politics, religion, architecture, marketing, and imperial history, the study highlights the extent to which…

    Hardback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge
    Among the Victorians and Modernists

  • Women, Enlightenment and Catholicism: A Transnational Biographical History book cover

    Women, Enlightenment and Catholicism

    A Transnational Biographical History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ulrich L. Lehner

    Women, Enlightenment and Catholicism explores, for the first time, the uncharted territory of women’s religious Enlightenment. Each chapter offers a biographical insight into the social and cultural context of female Enlighteners and how Catholic women in Europe used the thought and values of…

    Paperback – 2017-11-23
    Routledge

  • Divina Moneta: Coins in Religion and Ritual book cover

    Divina Moneta

    Coins in Religion and Ritual, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nanouschka Myrberg Burström, Gitte Tarnow Ingvardson

    This edited collection analyses the phenomenon of coin use for religious and ritual purposes in different cultures and across different periods of time. It proposes an engagement with the theory and interpretation of the ‘material turn’ with numismatic evidence, and an evidence-based series of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21
    Routledge
    Religion and Money in the Middle Ages

  • Dionysius the Areopagite and the Neoplatonist Tradition: Despoiling the Hellenes book cover

    Dionysius the Areopagite and the Neoplatonist Tradition

    Despoiling the Hellenes, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Klitenic Wear

    'Dionysius the Areopagite' is arguably one of the most mysterious and intriguing figures to emerge from the late antique world. Writing probably around 500 CE, and possibly connected with the circle of Severus of Antioch, Dionysius manipulates a Platonic metaphysics to describe a hierarchical…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20
    Routledge

  • Capitalism and Religion in World History: Purification and Progress book cover

    Capitalism and Religion in World History

    Purification and Progress, 1st Edition

    By Carl Mosk

    Purity condemns filth; piety disparages corruption. Amassing riches offered to a transcendental world, the priests of ancient faiths found themselves trapped in contradiction. By loaning out their resources to merchants, they made themselves pariahs to true prophets. Before Islam squared the circle…

    Hardback – 2017-11-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Imagining Mary: A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Devotion to the Virgin Mother of God book cover

    Imagining Mary

    A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Devotion to the Virgin Mother of God, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Rancour-Laferriere

    Imagining Mary breaks new ground in the long tradition of Christian mariology. The book is an interdisciplinary investigation of some of the many Marys, East and West, from the New Testament Mary of Nazareth down to Our Lady of the Good Death in the twentieth century. In Imagining Mary, Professor…

    Hardback – 2017-11-15
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of Medieval Churches: Theology of Love in Practice book cover

    The Architecture of Medieval Churches

    Theology of Love in Practice, 1st Edition

    By John A.H. Lewis

    The Architecture of Medieval Churches investigates the impact of affective theology on architecture and artefacts, focusing on the Middle Ages as a period of high achievement of this synthesis. It explores aspects of medieval church and cathedral architecture in relation to the contemporary…

    Hardback – 2017-11-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • The Rise and Fall of the English Christendom: Theocracy, Christology, Order and Power book cover

    The Rise and Fall of the English Christendom

    Theocracy, Christology, Order and Power, 1st Edition

    By Bruce Kaye

    English Christendom has never been a static entity. Evangelism, politics, conflict and cultural changes have constantly and consistently developed it into myriad forms across the world. However, in recent times that development has seemingly become a general decline. This book utilises the motif of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Ecclesiology

  • Routledge Revivals: The Illuminations of the Stavelot Bible (1978) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Illuminations of the Stavelot Bible (1978)

    1st Edition

    By Wayne Dynes

    First published in 1978, this book offers a comprehensive study of the illuminations of the Stavelot Bible. The illuminations themselves have been recognized as occupying an important place in the incipient stage of the Romanesque style in the Meuse valley. The two volumes of the Bible contain no…

    Hardback – 2017-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Plague, Print, and the Reformation: The German Reform of Healing, 1473–1573 book cover

    Plague, Print, and the Reformation

    The German Reform of Healing, 1473–1573, 1st Edition

    By Erik A. Heinrichs

    This book surveys a neglected set of sources, German plague prints and treatises published between 1473 and 1573, in order to explore the intertwined histories of plague, print, medicine and religion during the Reformation era. It argues that a particularly German reform of healing flourished in…

    Hardback – 2017-11-02
    Routledge
    The History of Medicine in Context

  • Theological Radicalism and Tradition: 'The Limits of Radicalism' with Appendices book cover

    Theological Radicalism and Tradition

    'The Limits of Radicalism' with Appendices, 1st Edition

    By Howard E. Root

    Edited by Christopher R. Brewer

    ‘The limits of radicalism are those which end not in chaos but in the breaking of fresh ground.’ Howard E. Root Previously unpublished––and only recently rediscovered by Dr Christopher R. Brewer in an uncatalogued box in the archives of Lambeth Palace Library––Canon Howard E. Root’s 1972 Bampton…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
    Routledge

  • The Art of Suffering and the Impact of Seventeenth-century Anti-Providential Thought book cover

    The Art of Suffering and the Impact of Seventeenth-century Anti-Providential Thought

    1st Edition

    By Ann Thompson

    This title was first published in 2003. 'The art of suffering' is one of many strands of literature on suffering published in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. This book explores through the art of suffering the way in which the meaning for suffering, which the seventeenth century inherited…

    Hardback – 2017-10-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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