Religion: Religious History

  • Patrons and Patron Saints in Early Modern English Literature book cover

    Patrons and Patron Saints in Early Modern English Literature

    1st Edition

    By Alison Chapman

    This book visits the fact that, in the pre-modern world, saints and lords served structurally similar roles, acting as patrons to those beneath them on the spiritual or social ladder with the word "patron" used to designate both types of elite sponsor. Chapman argues that this elision of patron…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • Making Sense of the Secular: Critical Perspectives from Europe to Asia book cover

    Making Sense of the Secular

    Critical Perspectives from Europe to Asia, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ranjan Ghosh

    This book offers a wide range of critical perspectives on how secularism unfolds and has been made sense of across Europe and Asia. The book evaluates secularism as it exists today – its formations and discontents within contemporary discourses of power, terror, religion and cosmopolitanism – and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Light from the East: Being Letters on Gñanam, The Divine Knowledge book cover

    Light from the East

    Being Letters on Gñanam, The Divine Knowledge, 1st Edition

    By Hon. P. Arunáchalam

    Edited by Edward Carpenter

    Light from the East collates letters between Hon. P. Arunáchalam of the legislative council of Ceylon and Edward Carpenter, which expand on issues of the Gñanam or divine knowledge. Carpenter edited these letters for publication in 1927 as well as writing additional articles on issues such as…

    Paperback – 2017-05-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: The Collected Works of Edward Carpenter

  • Reforming Reformation book cover

    Reforming Reformation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas F. Mayer

    The Reformation used to be singular: a unique event that happened within a tidily circumscribed period of time, in a tightly constrained area and largely because of a single individual. Few students of early modern Europe would now accept this view. Offering a broad overview of current scholarly…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Catholic Christendom, 1300-1700

  • Private and Domestic Devotion in Early Modern Britain book cover

    Private and Domestic Devotion in Early Modern Britain

    1st Edition

    By Alec Ryrie

    Edited by Jessica Martin

    Scholars increasingly recognise that understanding the history of religion means understanding worship and devotion as well as doctrines and polemics. Early modern Christianity consisted of its lived experience. This collection and its companion volume (Worship and the Parish Church in Early Modern…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    St Andrews Studies in Reformation History

  • Censorship and Civic Order in Reformation Germany, 1517–1648: 'Printed Poison & Evil Talk' book cover

    Censorship and Civic Order in Reformation Germany, 1517–1648

    'Printed Poison & Evil Talk', 1st Edition

    By Allyson F. Creasman

    The history of the European Reformation is intimately bound-up with the development of printing. With the ability of the printed word to distribute new ideas, theologies and philosophies widely and cheaply, early-modern society was quick to recognise the importance of being able to control what was…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge

  • Lutheran Churches in Early Modern Europe book cover

    Lutheran Churches in Early Modern Europe

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Spicer

    Until recently the impact of the Lutheran Reformation has been largely regarded in political and socio-economic terms, yet for most people it was not the abstract theological debates that had the greatest impact upon their lives, but what they saw in their parish churches every Sunday. This…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • Jesuit Civil Wars: Theology, Politics and Government under Tirso González (1687-1705) book cover

    Jesuit Civil Wars

    Theology, Politics and Government under Tirso González (1687-1705), 1st Edition

    By Jean-Pascal Gay

    Founded in 1540, the Society of Jesus quickly established itself as one of the most dynamic, influential but divisive orders within early-modern Catholicism. Yet whilst the order's role in combating Protestantism, reforming the Catholic Church and advising rulers during its first century has been…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    Catholic Christendom, 1300-1700

  • Transforming Literature into Scripture: Texts as Cult Objects at Ninevah and Qumran book cover

    Transforming Literature into Scripture

    Texts as Cult Objects at Ninevah and Qumran, 1st Edition

    By Russell Hobson

    Transforming Literature into Scripture examines how the early textual traditions of ancient Israel - stories, laws, and rituals - were transformed into sacred writings. By comparing evidence from two key collections from antiquity - the royal library at Nineveh and the biblical manuscripts from the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge
    BibleWorld

  • The Inquisitor in the Hat Shop: Inquisition, Forbidden Books and Unbelief in Early Modern Venice book cover

    The Inquisitor in the Hat Shop

    Inquisition, Forbidden Books and Unbelief in Early Modern Venice, 1st Edition

    By Federico Barbierato

    Early modern Venice was an exceptional city. Located at the intersection of trade routes and cultural borders, it teemed with visitors, traders, refugees and intellectuals. It is perhaps unsurprising, then, that such a city should foster groups and individuals of unorthodox beliefs, whose views and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Routledge

  • A King Translated: The Writings of King James VI & I and their Interpretation in the Low Countries, 1593–1603 book cover

    A King Translated

    The Writings of King James VI & I and their Interpretation in the Low Countries, 1593–1603, 1st Edition

    By Astrid Stilma

    King James is well known as the most prolific writer of all the Stuart monarchs, publishing works on numerous topics and issues. These works were widely read, not only in Scotland and England but also on the Continent, where they appeared in several translations. In this book, Dr Stilma looks both…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge
    St Andrews Studies in Reformation History

  • The Society of Jesus in Ireland, Scotland, and England, 1589–1597: Building the Faith of Saint Peter upon the King of Spain's Monarchy book cover

    The Society of Jesus in Ireland, Scotland, and England, 1589–1597

    Building the Faith of Saint Peter upon the King of Spain's Monarchy, 1st Edition

    By Thomas M. McCoog, S.J.

    English Catholic voices, once disregarded as merely confessional, are now acknowledged to provide important perspectives on Elizabethan society. Based on extensive archival research, this book builds on previous studies for the first thorough investigation of the Jesuit mission to England during a…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge
    Catholic Christendom, 1300-1700

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