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  • Art and the Church: A Fractious Embrace: Ecclesiastical Encounters with Contemporary Art book cover

    Art and the Church: A Fractious Embrace

    Ecclesiastical Encounters with Contemporary Art, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Koestle-Cate

    A vibrant critical exchange between contemporary art and Christianity is being increasingly prompted by an expanding programme of art installations and commissions for ecclesiastical spaces. Rather than 'religious art' reflecting Christian ideology, current practices frequently initiate projects…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Christopher Smart's English Lyrics: Translation in the Eighteenth Century book cover

    Christopher Smart's English Lyrics

    Translation in the Eighteenth Century, 1st Edition

    By Rosalind Powell

    In the first full-length study of Christopher Smart’s translations and the place and function of translation in Smart’s poetry, Rosalind Powell proposes a new approach to understanding the relationship between Smart’s poetics and his practice. Drawing on translation theory from the early modern…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Refugee Nuns, the French Revolution, and British Literature and Culture book cover

    Refugee Nuns, the French Revolution, and British Literature and Culture

    1st Edition

    By Tonya J. Moutray

    In eighteenth-century literature, negative representations of Catholic nuns and convents were pervasive. Yet, during the politico-religious crises initiated by the French Revolution, a striking literary shift took place as British writers championed the cause of nuns, lauded their socially relevant…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Religion, Identity and Politics: Germany and Turkey in Interaction book cover

    Religion, Identity and Politics

    Germany and Turkey in Interaction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Haldun Gülalp, Günter Seufert

    German–Turkish relations, which have a long history and generally unrecognized depth, have rarely been examined as mutually formative processes. Isolated instances of influence have been examined in detail, but the historical and still ongoing processes of mutual interaction have rarely been…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • War and Peace in Jewish Tradition: From the Biblical World to the Present book cover

    War and Peace in Jewish Tradition

    From the Biblical World to the Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yigal Levin, Amnon Shapira

    The transition between the reality of war and a hope for peace has accompanied the Jewish people since biblical times. However, the ways in which both concepts are understood have changed many times over the ages, and both have different implications for an independent nation in its own land than…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • The Buddhist Art of Living in Nepal: Ethical Practice and Religious Reform book cover

    The Buddhist Art of Living in Nepal

    Ethical Practice and Religious Reform, 1st Edition

    By Lauren Leve

    Theravada Buddhism has experienced a powerful and far-reaching revival in modern Nepal, especially among the Newar Buddhist laity, many of whom are reorganizing their lives according to its precepts, practices and ideals. This book documents these far-reaching social and personal transformations…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Political Economy as Natural Theology: Smith, Malthus and Their Followers book cover

    Political Economy as Natural Theology

    Smith, Malthus and Their Followers, 1st Edition

    By Paul Oslington

    Since the early 20th century, economics has been the dominant discourse in English-speaking countries, displacing Christian theology from its previous position of authority. This path-breaking book is a major contribution to the interdisciplinary dialogue between economics and religion.Oslington…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • The Routledge Companion to Seventeenth Century Philosophy book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Seventeenth Century Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dan Kaufman

    The Routledge Companion to Seventeenth Century Philosophy is an outstanding survey of one of the most important eras in the history of Western philosophy - one which witnessed philosophical, scientific, religious and social change on a massive scale.A team of twenty international contributors…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Shi'i Theology in Iran: The Challenge of Religious Experience book cover

    Shi'i Theology in Iran

    The Challenge of Religious Experience, 1st Edition

    By Ori Goldberg

    Taking a theologically oriented method for engaging with historical and cultural phenomena, this book explores the challenge, offered by revolutionary Shi’i theology in Iran, to Western conventions on theology, revolution and religion’s role in the creation of identity.Offering a stringent critique…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Romanticism and Methodism: The problem of religious enthusiasm book cover

    Romanticism and Methodism

    The problem of religious enthusiasm, 1st Edition

    By Helen Boyles

    Exploring the intense relationship between Romantic literature and Methodism, Helen Boyles argues that writers from both movements display an ambivalent attitude towards the expression of deep emotional and spiritual experience. Boyles takes up the disparaging characterization of William Wordsworth…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • The Universities We Need: Theological Perspectives book cover

    The Universities We Need

    Theological Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Heap

    Increasing numbers of young adults go to university. This book explores contemporary understandings of what universities are for, what impact they might be having on their students, and what visions of life and society are driving them. It criticises a narrow view of higher education which focuses…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

  • Military Pilgrimage and Battlefield Tourism: Commemorating the Dead book cover

    Military Pilgrimage and Battlefield Tourism

    Commemorating the Dead, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Eade, Mario Katić

    Military Pilgrimage and Battlefield Tourism is the first volume to bring together a detailed analysis of professional military pilgrimage with other forms of commemorating military conflict. The volume looks beyond the discussion of battlefield tourism undertaken primarily by civilians which has…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12

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