Religion: Religious History

  • From Priest's Whore to Pastor's Wife: Clerical Marriage and the Process of Reform in the Early German Reformation book cover

    From Priest's Whore to Pastor's Wife

    Clerical Marriage and the Process of Reform in the Early German Reformation, 1st Edition

    By Marjorie Elizabeth Plummer

    On 13 June 1525, Martin Luther married Katharina von Bora, a former nun, in a private ceremony officiated by city preacher Johann Bugenhagen. Whilst Luther was not the first former monk or Reformer to marry, his marriage immediately became one of the iconic episodes of the Protestant Reformation.…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • Producing Christian Culture: Medieval Exegesis and Its Interpretative Genres book cover

    Producing Christian Culture

    Medieval Exegesis and Its Interpretative Genres, 1st Edition

    Edited by Giles E. M. Gasper, Francis Watson, Matthew R. Crawford

    Producing Christian Culture takes as its thread the 'interpretative genres' within which medieval people engaged with the Bible. Contributors to the volume present specific material as a case study illustrative of a specific genre, whether devotional, homiletical, scholarly, or controversial. The…

    Hardback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • Getting Along?: Religious Identities and Confessional Relations in Early Modern England - Essays in Honour of Professor W.J. Sheils book cover

    Getting Along?

    Religious Identities and Confessional Relations in Early Modern England - Essays in Honour of Professor W.J. Sheils, 1st Edition

    By Adam Morton

    Edited by Nadine Lewycky

    Examining the impact of the English and European Reformations on social interaction and community harmony, this volume simultaneously highlights the tension and degree of accommodation amongst ordinary people when faced with religious and social upheaval. Building on previous literature which has…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • Forbidden Prayer: Church Censorship and Devotional Literature in Renaissance Italy book cover

    Forbidden Prayer

    Church Censorship and Devotional Literature in Renaissance Italy, 1st Edition

    By Giorgio Caravale

    This book delineates the attempt, carried out by the Congregations of the Inquisition and the Index during the sixteenth and early seventeenth century, to purge various devotional texts in the Italian vernacular of heterodox beliefs and superstitious elements, while imposing a rigid uniformity in…

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

  • A Linking of Heaven and Earth: Studies in Religious and Cultural History in Honor of Carlos M.N. Eire book cover

    A Linking of Heaven and Earth

    Studies in Religious and Cultural History in Honor of Carlos M.N. Eire, 1st Edition

    By Scott K. Taylor

    Edited by Emily Michelson

    The Reformation of the sixteenth century shattered the unity of medieval Christendom, and the resulting fissures spread to the corners of the earth. No scholar of the period has done more than Carlos M.N. Eire, however, to document how much these ruptures implicated otherworldly spheres as well.…

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

  • Gonzalo de Berceo and the Latin Miracles of the Virgin: A Translation and a Study book cover

    Gonzalo de Berceo and the Latin Miracles of the Virgin

    A Translation and a Study, 1st Edition

    By Robert Boenig

    Edited by Patricia Timmons

    In Gonzalo de Berceo and the Latin Miracles of the Virgin, Patricia Timmons and Robert Boenig present the first English translation of a twelfth-century Latin collection of miracles that Berceo, the first named poet in the Spanish language, used as a source for his thirteenth-century Spanish…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Routledge

  • Women’s Prophetic Writings in Seventeenth-Century Britain book cover

    Women’s Prophetic Writings in Seventeenth-Century Britain

    1st Edition

    By Carme Font

    This study examines women’s prophetic writings in seventeenth-century Britain as the literary outcome of a discourse of social transformation that integrates religious conscience, political participation, and gender identity. The following pages approach prophecy as a culture, a language, and a…

    Hardback – 2017-05-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture

  • Michelangelo's Poetry and Iconography in the Heart of the Reformation book cover

    Michelangelo's Poetry and Iconography in the Heart of the Reformation

    1st Edition

    By Ambra Moroncini

    Contextualizing Michelangelo’s poetry and spirituality within the framework of the religious Zeitgeist of his era, this study investigates his poetic production to shed new light on the artist’s religious beliefs and unique language of art. Author Ambra Moroncini looks first and foremost at…

    Hardback – 2017-04-13
    Routledge

  • The Arguments of Aquinas: A Philosophical View book cover

    The Arguments of Aquinas

    A Philosophical View, 1st Edition

    By J.J. MacIntosh

    The Arguments of Aquinas is intended for readers with philosophical interests, who may not be specialists in medieval philosophy. Some think that a medieval saint must be, as such, wrong, dated, and boring; others feel that a saint, any saint, must be right, relevant, and inspirational. Both groups…

    Hardback – 2017-04-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Religion

  • Greek–Latin Philosophical Interaction: Collected Essays of Sten Ebbesen Volume 1 book cover

    Greek–Latin Philosophical Interaction

    Collected Essays of Sten Ebbesen Volume 1, 1st Edition

    By Sten Ebbesen

    Sten Ebbesen has contributed many works in the field of ancient and medieval philosophy over many decades of dedicated research. His style is crisp and lucid and his philosophical penetration and exposition of often difficult concepts and issues is both clear and intellectually impressive. Ashgate…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Medieval Philosophy

  • Topics in Latin Philosophy from the 12th–14th centuries: Collected Essays of Sten Ebbesen Volume 2 book cover

    Topics in Latin Philosophy from the 12th–14th centuries

    Collected Essays of Sten Ebbesen Volume 2, 1st Edition

    By Sten Ebbesen

    Sten Ebbesen has contributed many works in the field of ancient and medieval philosophy over decades of dedicated research. His crisp and lucid style and his philosophical penetration of often difficult concepts and issues is both clear and intellectually impressive. Ashgate is proud to present…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Medieval Philosophy

  • Calvinism, Reform and the Absolutist State in Elizabethan Ireland book cover

    Calvinism, Reform and the Absolutist State in Elizabethan Ireland

    1st Edition

    By Mark A Hutchinson

    Despite the best efforts of the English government, Elizabethan Ireland remained resolutely Catholic. Hutchinson examines this ‘failure’ of the Protestant Reformation. He argues that the emerging political concept of the absolutist state forms a crucial link between English policy in Ireland and…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Religious Cultures in the Early Modern World

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