Religion: Religious History

  • Routledge Library Editions: International Islam book cover

    Routledge Library Editions: International Islam

    1st Edition

    By Various

    First published between 1913 and 1994, this 6 volume set examines the history of Islam in a variety of regions across the world. Spanning continents from Africa, to Asia, North America and Europe, and ranging from 19th century ethnographical studies to modern day historical research, these titles…

    Hardback – 2017-01-13
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    Routledge Library Editions: International Islam

  • An Ancient Theory of Religion: Euhemerism from Antiquity to the Present book cover

    An Ancient Theory of Religion

    Euhemerism from Antiquity to the Present, 1st Edition

    By Nickolas Roubekas

    An Ancient Theory of Religion examines a theory of religion put forward by Euhemerus of Messene (late 4th—early 3rd century BCE) in his lost work Sacred Inscription, and shows not only how and why euhemerism came about but also how it was— and still is—used. By studying the utilization of the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-19
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    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Muslim-Christian Encounters book cover

    Muslim-Christian Encounters

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mona Siddiqui

    While the subject of Christian-Muslim or Muslim-Christian interaction is still not a traditional or systematic discipline, interest in the encounter of these two religions has grown considerably over the last decade. Historians, including historians of Islam and Christianity have always been…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16
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    Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

  • John of Rupescissa´s VADE MECUM IN TRIBULACIONE (1356): A Late Medieval Eschatological Manual for the Forthcoming Thirteen Years of Horror and Hardship book cover

    John of Rupescissa´s VADE MECUM IN TRIBULACIONE (1356)

    A Late Medieval Eschatological Manual for the Forthcoming Thirteen Years of Horror and Hardship, 1st Edition

    By Matthias Kaup

    The VADE MECUM IN TRIBULACIONE was meant as an eschatological manual for the thirteen catastrophic years between its composition in December 1356 and the Thousand-Year Reign of Christ expected to begin in 1370. This manual, permeated by passion for clerical reform, was intended to give…

    Hardback – 2016-12-14
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    Church, Faith and Culture in the Medieval West

  • Contesting Inter-Religious Conversion in the Medieval World book cover

    Contesting Inter-Religious Conversion in the Medieval World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yosi Yisraeli, Yaniv Fox

    The Mediterranean and its hinterlands were the scene of intensive and transformative contact between cultures in the Middle Ages. From the seventh to the seventeenth century, the three civilizations into which the region came to be divided geographically – the Islamic Khalifate, the Byzantine…

    Hardback – 2016-12-12
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  • The Religion of the People of Israel (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    The Religion of the People of Israel (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Rudolf Kittel

    This book, first published in 1925, aims to demonstrate the ultimate roots of the many religious ideas of the Hebrews in Canaanite thought. This book will be of interest to students of theology and religious studies.…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Conversation, Friendship and Transformation: Contemporary and Medieval Voices in a Theology of Discourse book cover

    Conversation, Friendship and Transformation

    Contemporary and Medieval Voices in a Theology of Discourse, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Constantine Jackson

    Conversation is the central spiritual exercise in philosophical and theological reflection on language and love. Groundbreaking in its interdisciplinary approach, Conversation, Friendship and Transformation invites readers to an exploration of theological reflection on conversation and friendship…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07
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  • Edmund Campion: Memory and Transcription book cover

    Edmund Campion

    Memory and Transcription, 1st Edition

    By Gerard Kilroy

    The death of Edmund Campion in 1581 marked a disjunction between the world of printed untruth and private, handwritten, truth in early modern England. Gerard Kilroy traces the circulation of manuscripts connected with Campion to reveal a fascinating network that not only stretched from the Court to…

    Paperback – 2016-12-07
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  • Entering a Clerical Career at the Roman Curia, 1458-1471 book cover

    Entering a Clerical Career at the Roman Curia, 1458-1471

    1st Edition

    By Kirsi Salonen, Jussi Hanska

    Building on recent revisionist histories of the quality and ability of the late medieval clergy, this is a comprehensive survey of the ordinations of priests at the Roman curia during the pontificates of Pius II (1458-1464) and Paul II (1464-1471). This period has often been presented as one of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02
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    Church, Faith and Culture in the Medieval West

  • Pilgrims and Politics: Rediscovering the Power of the Pilgrimage book cover

    Pilgrims and Politics

    Rediscovering the Power of the Pilgrimage, 1st Edition

    Edited by Antón M. Pazos

    The objective of this book is to analyse the historical relationships between the phenomenon of Christian pilgrimage and political power within Europe, from the Middle Ages up to the present day. It establishes a discussion in which the twelve contributors to the volume can compare very different…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
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  • Paul and Death: A Question of Psychological Coping book cover

    Paul and Death

    A Question of Psychological Coping, 1st Edition

    By Linda Joelsson

    The concept of death, particularly violent death, is prevalent throughout the writings of Paul the Apostle. His letters in the New Testament address this topic from a variety of perspectives, some of which can appear to be almost contradictory. However, this need not be problematic. Paul and Death …

    Hardback – 2016-11-17
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    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Biblical Criticism

  • How Survivors of Abuse Relate to God: The Authentic Spirituality of the Annihilated Soul book cover

    How Survivors of Abuse Relate to God

    The Authentic Spirituality of the Annihilated Soul, 1st Edition

    By Susan Shooter

    Grappling with theological issues raised by abuse, this book argues that the Church should be challenged, and ministered to, by survivors. Paying careful attention to her interviews with Christian women survivors, Shooter finds that through painful experiences of transformation they have…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
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    Explorations in Practical, Pastoral and Empirical Theology

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