Religion: Religious History

  • Crusades and Memory: Rethinking Past and Present book cover

    Crusades and Memory

    Rethinking Past and Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Megan Cassidy-Welch, Anne E. Lester

    Crusading was a religious movement involving papal authorization, the incentive of remission of sins, pious motivation on behalf of the individual, and the justification of holy war. Much recent historiography in this area has focused on resolving the questions of what a crusade was, and why people…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Resurrection and Reception in Early Christianity book cover

    Resurrection and Reception in Early Christianity

    1st Edition

    By Richard C. Miller

    This book offers an original interpretation of the origin and early reception of the most fundamental claim of Christianity: Jesus’ resurrection. Richard Miller contends that the earliest Christians would not have considered the New Testament accounts of Jesus’ resurrection to be literal or…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • David’s Jerusalem: Between Memory and History book cover

    David’s Jerusalem

    Between Memory and History, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Pioske

    The history of David’s Jerusalem remains one of the most contentious topics of the ancient world. This study engages with debates about the nature of this location by examining the most recent archaeological data from the site and by exploring the relationship of these remains to claims made about…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Translating Religion: What is Lost and Gained? book cover

    Translating Religion

    What is Lost and Gained?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael DeJonge, Christiane Tietz

    Translating Religion advances thinking about translation as a critical category in religious studies, combining theoretical reflection about processes of translation in religion with focused case studies that are international, interdisciplinary, and interreligious. By operating with broad…

    Paperback – 2017-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • The Routledge Sourcebook of Religion and the American Civil War: A History in Documents book cover

    The Routledge Sourcebook of Religion and the American Civil War

    A History in Documents, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert R. Mathisen

    In recent years, the intersection of religion and the American Civil War has been the focus of a growing area of scholarship. However, primary sources on this subject are housed in many different archives and libraries scattered across the U.S., and are often difficult to find. The Routledge…

    Paperback – 2017-03-14
    Routledge

  • Richard Hooker, Reformer and Platonist book cover

    Richard Hooker, Reformer and Platonist

    1st Edition

    By W.J. Torrance Kirby

    This book explores key aspects of Richard Hooker's philosophical and theological discourse in the context of currents of thought prevalent in the 'Magisterial Reformation' of the sixteenth century. Hooker's treatment of natural law, his dependence upon the philosophical discourse and traditional…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge

  • Food and Religious Identities in Spain, 1400-1600 book cover

    Food and Religious Identities in Spain, 1400-1600

    1st Edition

    By Jillian Williams

    In the late fourteenth century, the Iberian Peninsula was home to three major religions which coexisted in relative peace. Over the next two centuries, various political and social factors changed the face of Iberia dramatically. This book examines this period of dynamic change in Iberian history…

    Hardback – 2017-02-24
    Routledge
    Religious Cultures in the Early Modern World

  • New Perspectives on the Nation of Islam book cover

    New Perspectives on the Nation of Islam

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dawn-Marie Gibson, Herbert Berg

    New Perspectives on the Nation of Islam contributes to the ongoing dialogue about the nature and influence of the Nation of Islam (NOI), bringing fresh insights to areas that have previously been overlooked in the scholarship of Elijah Muhammad’s NOI, the Imam W.D. Mohammed community and Louis…

    Hardback – 2017-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Hans Mol and the Sociology of Religion book cover

    Hans Mol and the Sociology of Religion

    1st Edition

    By Adam J. Powell

    Hans Mol was born in the Netherlands during the 1920s. His imprisonment by the Gestapo during World War II began a long intellectual journey, exploring the role of religion in society. His work on the sociology of religion throughout the 20th and 21st Century is distinctive in its quest for both…

    Hardback – 2017-02-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • The Age of Reformation: The Tudor and Stewart Realms 1485-1603 book cover

    The Age of Reformation

    The Tudor and Stewart Realms 1485-1603, 2nd Edition

    By Alec Ryrie

    The Age of Reformation charts how religion, politics and social change were always intimately interlinked in the sixteenth century, from the murderous politics of the Tudor court to the building and fragmentation of new religious and social identities in the parishes. In this book, Alec Ryrie…

    Paperback – 2017-01-19
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    Religion, Politics and Society in Britain

  • Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Hagiographical Strategies: A Comparative Study of the Standard Lives of St. Francis and Milarepa book cover

    Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Hagiographical Strategies

    A Comparative Study of the Standard Lives of St. Francis and Milarepa, 1st Edition

    By Massimo A. Rondolino

    This book examines the potential of conducting studies in comparative hagiology, through parallel literary and historical analyses of spiritual life writings pertaining to distinct religious contexts. In particular, it focuses on a comparative analysis of the early sources on the medieval Christian…

    Hardback – 2017-01-19
    Routledge
    Sanctity in Global Perspective

  • Emotions, Communities, and Difference in Medieval Europe: Essays in Honor of Barbara H. Rosenwein book cover

    Emotions, Communities, and Difference in Medieval Europe

    Essays in Honor of Barbara H. Rosenwein, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maureen C. Miller, Edward Wheatley

    This book of eleven essays by an international group of scholars in medieval studies honors the work of Barbara H. Rosenwein, Professor emerita of History at Loyola University Chicago. Part I, “Emotions and Communities,” comprises six essays that make use of Rosenwein’s well-known and widely…

    Hardback – 2017-01-17
    Routledge

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