Religion: Religious History

  • Late Medieval Liturgies Enacted: The Experience of Worship in Cathedral and Parish Church book cover

    Late Medieval Liturgies Enacted

    The Experience of Worship in Cathedral and Parish Church, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sally Harper, P S Barnwell, Magnus Williamson

    This book critically explores ways in which our understanding of late medieval liturgy can be enhanced through present-day enactment. It is a direct outcome of a practice-led research project, led by Professor John Harper and undertaken at Bangor University between 2010 and 2013 in partnership with…

    Paperback – 2019-03-07
    Routledge
    Music and Material Culture

  • The Building of an American Catholic Church: The Episcopacy of John Carroll book cover

    The Building of an American Catholic Church

    The Episcopacy of John Carroll, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Agonito

    Originally published in 1988. The new-found freedom and changing attitudes towards Catholics after the American Revolution presented the Catholic Church with its first real opportunity to prosper in the English speaking "new world". But the Catholic Church could not take advantage of this…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 19th Century Religion

  • The Origins of Democratic Zionism book cover

    The Origins of Democratic Zionism

    1st Edition

    By Gregory B. Kaplan

    This book is the first to link the modern appreciation for democratic freedom directly to Jewish political thought in seventeenth-century Amsterdam. The modern appreciation for democratic values is often assumed to have its roots in Classical thought. However, democracy has taken various forms in…

    Hardback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • Medicine and Religion in the Life of an Ottoman Sheikh: Al-Damanhuri’s

    Medicine and Religion in the Life of an Ottoman Sheikh

    Al-Damanhuri’s "Clear Statement" on Anatomy, 1st Edition

    By Ahmed Ragab

    In 1768, Aḥmad al-Damanhūrī became the rector (shaykh) of al-Azhar, which was one of the most authoritative and respected positions in the Ottoman Empire. He occupied this position until his death. Despite being a prolific author, whose writings are largely extant, al-Damanhūrī remains almost…

    Hardback – 2019-02-28
    Routledge
    Religious Cultures in the Early Modern World

  • Jörg Breu the Elder: Art, Culture, and Belief in Reformation Augsburg book cover

    Jörg Breu the Elder

    Art, Culture, and Belief in Reformation Augsburg, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Morrall

    This title was first published in 2002: Jörg Breu belonged to the generation of German Renaissance artists that included Dürer, Cranach, Grünewald, Altdorfer, and, in his own city of Augsburg, Hans Burgkmair the Elder. His art registered the early reception of Italian art in Germany and spanned…

    Paperback – 2019-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • A Sourcebook of Early Modern European History: Life, Death, and Everything in Between book cover

    A Sourcebook of Early Modern European History

    Life, Death, and Everything in Between, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ute Lotz-Heumann

    A Sourcebook of Early Modern European History not only provides instructors with primary sources of a manageable length and translated into English, it also offers students a concise explanation of their context and meaning. By covering different areas of early modern life through the lens of…

    Paperback – 2019-01-22
    Routledge

  • Biblical Narratives of Israelites and their Neighbors: Strangers at the Gate book cover

    Biblical Narratives of Israelites and their Neighbors

    Strangers at the Gate, 1st Edition

    By Adriane Leveen

    Throughout the Hebrew Bible, strangers are indispensable to the formation of a collective Israelite identity. Encounters between the Israelites and their neighbors are among the most urgent matters explored in biblical narratives, yet relatively little scholarly attention has been paid to them.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Religion, Feminism, and Idoloclasm: Being and Becoming in the Women's Liberation Movement book cover

    Religion, Feminism, and Idoloclasm

    Being and Becoming in the Women's Liberation Movement, 1st Edition

    By Melissa Raphael

    Religion, Feminism, and Idoloclasm identifies religious and secular feminism’s common critical moment as that of idol-breaking. It reads the women’s liberation movement as founded upon a philosophically and emotionally risky attempt to liberate women’s consciousness from a three-fold cognitive…

    Hardback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    Gender, Theology and Spirituality

  • The Afterlife in Early Christian Carthage: Near-Death Experiences, Ancestor Cult, and the Archaeology of Paradise book cover

    The Afterlife in Early Christian Carthage

    Near-Death Experiences, Ancestor Cult, and the Archaeology of Paradise, 1st Edition

    By Stephen E. Potthoff

    The Afterlife in Early Christian Carthage explores how the visionary experiences of early Christian martyrs shaped and informed early Christian ancestor cult and the construction of the cemetery as paradise. Taking the early Christian cemeteries in Carthage as a case study, the volume broadens our…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • Understanding Medieval Liturgy: Essays in Interpretation book cover

    Understanding Medieval Liturgy

    Essays in Interpretation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Gittos, Sarah Hamilton

    This book provides an introduction to current work and new directions in the study of medieval liturgy. It focuses primarily on so-called occasional rituals such as burial, church consecration, exorcism and excommunication rather than on the Mass and Office. Recent research on such rites…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • Hereditary Physicians of Kerala: Traditional Medicine and Ayurveda in Modern India book cover

    Hereditary Physicians of Kerala

    Traditional Medicine and Ayurveda in Modern India, 1st Edition

    By Indudharan Menon

    This book examines the history and evolution of Ayurveda and other indigenous medical traditions in juxtaposition with their encounter with colonial modernity. Through the lens of hereditary folk and Ayurvedic practitioners, it focuses on Kerala’s heterogeneous medical traditions and presents them…

    Hardback – 2018-12-20
    Routledge India

  • The Syriac World book cover

    The Syriac World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel King

    This volume surveys the 'Syriac world', the culture that grew up among the Syriac-speaking communities from the second century CE and which continues to exist and flourish today, both in its original homeland of Syria and Mesopotamia, and in the worldwide diaspora of Syriac-speaking…

    Hardback – 2018-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Worlds

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