Religion: Religious History

  • Ecclesiastical Law, Clergy and Laity: A History of Legal Discipline and the Anglican Church book cover

    Ecclesiastical Law, Clergy and Laity

    A History of Legal Discipline and the Anglican Church, 1st Edition

    By Neil Patterson

    Discipline in an ecclesiastical context can be defined as the power of a church to maintain order among its members on issues of morals or doctrine. This book presents a scholarly engagement with the way in which legal discipline has evolved within the Church of England since 1688. It explores how…

    Hardback – 2018-09-13
    Routledge
    Law and Religion

  • Mystical Doctrines of Deification: Case Studies in the Christian Tradition book cover

    Mystical Doctrines of Deification

    Case Studies in the Christian Tradition, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Arblaster, Rob Faesen

    The notion of the deification of the human person (theosis, theopoièsis, deificatio) was one of the most fundamental themes of Christian theology in its first centuries, especially in the Greek world. It is often assumed that this theme was exclusively developed in Eastern theology after the…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31
    Routledge
    Contemporary Theological Explorations in Mysticism

  • Mary Astell and John Norris: Letters Concerning the Love of God book cover

    Mary Astell and John Norris

    Letters Concerning the Love of God, 1st Edition

    By Melvyn New

    Edited by E. Derek Taylor

    Given the progress made in recent years in recovering the writings of early modern women, one might expect that a complete set of the important works of Mary Astell (1666-1731) would have been reissued long before now. Instead, only portions of the thought of the 'First English Feminist' have…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    The Early Modern Englishwoman, 1500-1750: Contemporary Editions

  • Anthony Munday and the Catholics, 1560–1633 book cover

    Anthony Munday and the Catholics, 1560–1633

    1st Edition

    By Donna B. Hamilton

    In this new study, Donna B. Hamilton offers a major revisionist reading of the works of Anthony Munday, one of the most prolific authors of his time, who wrote and translated in many genres, including polemical religious and political tracts, poetry, chivalric romances, history of Britain, history…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • Mapping the Motet in the Post-Tridentine Era book cover

    Mapping the Motet in the Post-Tridentine Era

    1st Edition

    Edited by Esperanza Rodríguez-García, Daniele V. Filippi

    Mapping the Motet in the Post-Tridentine Era provides new dimensions to the discussion of the immense corpus of polyphonic motets produced and performed in the decades following the end of the Council of Trent in 1563. Beyond the genre’s rich connections with contemporary spiritual life and…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20
    Routledge

  • Art and Reform in the Late Renaissance: After Trent book cover

    Art and Reform in the Late Renaissance

    After Trent, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jesse M. Locker

    Drawing on recent research by established and emerging scholars of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century art, this volume reconsiders the art and architecture produced after 1563 across the conventional geographic borders. Rather than considering this period a degraded afterword to Renaissance…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • The Korean Tradition of Religion, Society, and Ethics: A Comparative and Historical Self-understanding and Looking Beyond book cover

    The Korean Tradition of Religion, Society, and Ethics

    A Comparative and Historical Self-understanding and Looking Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Chai-sik Chung

    By making Korea a central part of comparative history of East Asian religion and society, this book traces the evolution of Korean religion from the oldest representation to that of the current day by utilizing wide-ranging interdisciplinary and comparative resources. This book presents a holistic…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • The Holy Fool in European Cinema book cover

    The Holy Fool in European Cinema

    1st Edition

    By Alina G. Birzache

    This monograph explores the way that the profile and the critical functions of the holy fool have developed in European cinema, allowing this traditional figure to capture the imagination of new generations in an age of religious pluralism and secularization. Alina Birzache traces the cultural…

    Paperback – 2018-08-10
    Routledge

  • Spiritualizing the City: Agency and Resilience of the Urban and Urbanesque Habitat book cover

    Spiritualizing the City

    Agency and Resilience of the Urban and Urbanesque Habitat, 1st Edition

    Edited by Victoria Hegner, Peter Jan Margry

    Urban spaces have always functioned as cradles and laboratories for religious movements and spiritualities. The urban forms a central and nourishing agent for the creation of new religious expressions, and continually negotiates new ways of being spiritual and establishing spiritual ideas and…

    Paperback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Teresa of Avila: Mystical Theology and Spirituality in the Carmelite Tradition book cover

    Teresa of Avila

    Mystical Theology and Spirituality in the Carmelite Tradition, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Tyler, Edward Howells

    This innovative book offers an original insight into the context and times of St Teresa of Avila (1515 – 1582) as well as exploring her contemporary relevance from the perspective of some of the foremost thinkers and scholars in the Teresian field today including Professors Julia Kristeva, Rowan…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25
    Routledge

  • Islam in Tropical Africa book cover

    Islam in Tropical Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by I. M. Lewis

    First published in 1980, this second edition of Islam in Tropical Africa presents specialist studies of the history and sociology of Muslim communities in Africa south of the Sahara. The studies cover an extensive and range of time and place, and include consideration of particular aspects of…

    Paperback – 2018-07-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: International Islam

  • Spanish Islam: A History of the Moslems in Spain book cover

    Spanish Islam

    A History of the Moslems in Spain, 1st Edition

    By Reinhardt Dozy

    Originally published in 1913, this book contains the English translation of Reinhardt’s Dozy’s notable work, Histoire des Musalman’s d’Espagne. First published in 1861, this comprehensive work chronicles the extensive history of Islam in Spain. The introduction by the translator provides a useful…

    Paperback – 2018-07-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: International Islam

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