Religion: Religious History

  • Religious Interactions in Europe and the Mediterranean World: Coexistence and Dialogue from the 12th to the 20th Centuries book cover

    Religious Interactions in Europe and the Mediterranean World

    Coexistence and Dialogue from the 12th to the 20th Centuries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katsumi Fukasawa, Benjamin J. Kaplan, Pierre-Yves Beaurepaire

    The religious histories of Christian and Muslim countries in Europe and Western Asia are often treated in isolation from one another. This can lead to a limited and simplistic understanding of the international and interreligious interactions currently taking place. This edited collection brings…

    Hardback – 2017-06-22
    Routledge

  • The Unbound God: Slavery and the Formation of Early Christian Thought book cover

    The Unbound God

    Slavery and the Formation of Early Christian Thought, 1st Edition

    By Chris L. de Wet

    This volume examines the prevalence, function, and socio-political effects of slavery discourse in the major theological formulations of the late third to early fifth centuries AD, arguably the most formative period of early Christian doctrine. The question the book poses is this: in what way did…

    Hardback – 2017-06-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • Elsie Chamberlain: The Independent Life of a Woman Minister book cover

    Elsie Chamberlain

    The Independent Life of a Woman Minister, 1st Edition

    By Alan Argent

    Elsie Chamberlain was a leading figure in British broadcasting and religious life. She was a pioneer in many areas: the first woman chaplain to the armed forces; the first nonconformist minister to marry an Anglican clergyman; the first woman producer in the religious broadcasting dept of the BBC…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Gender, Theology and Spirituality

  • Globalization and Orthodox Christianity: The Transformations of a Religious Tradition book cover

    Globalization and Orthodox Christianity

    The Transformations of a Religious Tradition, 1st Edition

    By Victor Roudometof

    With approximately 200 to 300 million adherents worldwide, Orthodox Christianity is among the largest branches of Christianity, yet it remains relatively understudied. This book examines the rich and complex entanglements between Orthodox Christianity and globalization, offering a substantive…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Avicenna: His Life and Works book cover

    Avicenna

    His Life and Works, 1st Edition

    By Soheil M. Afnan

    This book, first published in 1958, examines the life and works of Avicenna, one of the most provocative figures in the history of thought in the East. It shows him in the right historical perspective, as the product of the impact of Greek thought on Islamic teachings against the background of the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13
    Routledge

  • The Maqámát of Badí' al-Zamán al-Hamadhání: Translated From The Arabic With An Introduction and Notes Historical and Grammatical book cover

    The Maqámát of Badí' al-Zamán al-Hamadhání

    Translated From The Arabic With An Introduction and Notes Historical and Grammatical, 1st Edition

    By W.J. Prendergast

    The triple aim of Hamadhání in this work, first translated into English in 1915, appears to have been to amuse, to interest and to instruct; and this explains why, in spite of the inherent difficulty of a work of this kind composed primarily with a view to the rhetorical effect upon the learned and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13
    Routledge

  • Ibn Khaldûn's Philosophy of History: A Study in the Philosophic Foundation of the Science of Culture book cover

    Ibn Khaldûn's Philosophy of History

    A Study in the Philosophic Foundation of the Science of Culture, 1st Edition

    By Muhsin Mahdi

    This book, first published in 1957, is the study of 14th-century Arab historian Ibn Khaldun, who founded a special science to consider history and culture, based on the philosophy of Plato and Aristotle and their Muslim followers. In no other field has the revolt of modern Western thought against…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13
    Routledge

  • Ibn Rushd (Averroes) book cover

    Ibn Rushd (Averroes)

    1st Edition

    By Dominique Urvoy

    The twelfth-century philosopher Ibn Rushd, also known as Averroes, played a crucial role in the transmission of classical philosophy to Islam, and his work had a profound influence on western scholasticism and on aspects of Renaissance thought. This book, first published in 1991, sets out the main…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13
    Routledge

  • The Muslim Contribution to Mathematics book cover

    The Muslim Contribution to Mathematics

    1st Edition

    By Ali Abdullah Al-Daffa'

    This book, first published in 1977, discusses the Muslim contribution to mathematics during the golden age of Muslim learning from the seventh to the thirteenth century. It was during this period that Muslim culture exerted powerful economic, political and religious influence over a large part of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13
    Routledge

  • The 'Metaphysica' of Avicenna (ibn Sīnā): A critical translation-commentary and analysis of the fundamental arguments in Avicenna's 'Metaphysica' in the 'Dānish Nāma-i 'alā'ī' ('The Book of Scientific Knowledge') book cover

    The 'Metaphysica' of Avicenna (ibn Sīnā)

    A critical translation-commentary and analysis of the fundamental arguments in Avicenna's 'Metaphysica' in the 'Dānish Nāma-i 'alā'ī' ('The Book of Scientific Knowledge'), 1st Edition

    By Parviz Morewedge

    In this book, first published in 1973, Professor Parviz Morewedge, an expert on Islamic philosophy and mysticism, provides a critical exposition of one text of ibn Sina (Avicenna), the great Persian philosopher who lived from 980 to 1037. The text is his Metaphysica in the Danish Nama-I ‘ala’I (The…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13
    Routledge

  • Minorities and Reconstructive Coalitions: The Catholic Question book cover

    Minorities and Reconstructive Coalitions

    The Catholic Question, 1st Edition

    By Willie Gin

    As with Muslims today, Catholics were once suspected of being antidemocratic, oppressive of women, and supportive of extremist political violence. By the end of the twentieth century, Catholics were considered normal and sometimes valorized as exemplary citizens. Can other ethnic, racial, and…

    Hardback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Nationalism and Ethnicity

  • Purgatory and Piety in Brittany 1480–1720 book cover

    Purgatory and Piety in Brittany 1480–1720

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth C. Tingle

    The concept of Purgatory was a central tenet of late-medieval and early-modern Catholicism, and proved a key dividing line between Catholics and Protestants. However, as this book makes clear, ideas about purgatory were often ill-defined and fluid, and altered over time in response to particular…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Catholic Christendom, 1300-1700

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