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  • Iconophilia: Politics, Religion, Preaching, and the Use of Images in Rome, c.680 - 880 book cover

    Iconophilia

    Politics, Religion, Preaching, and the Use of Images in Rome, c.680 - 880, 1st Edition

    By Francesca Dell'Acqua

    Between the late-seventh and the mid-ninth centuries, a debate about sacred images – conventionally addressed as ‘Byzantine iconoclasm’ – engaged monks, emperors, and popes in the Mediterranean area and on the European continent. The importance of this debate cannot be overstated; it challenged the…

    Hardback – 2020-05-25 
    Routledge
    Birmingham Byzantine and Ottoman Studies

  • Skepticism in Philosophy: A Comprehensive, Historical Introduction book cover

    Skepticism in Philosophy

    A Comprehensive, Historical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Henrik Lagerlund

    In this book, Henrik Lagerlund offers students, researchers, and advanced general readers the first complete history of what is perhaps the most famous of all philosophical problems: skepticism. As the first of its kind, the book traces the influence of philosophical skepticism from its roots in…

    Paperback – 2020-05-21 
    Routledge

  • A New Environmental Ethics: The Next Millennium for Life on Earth book cover

    A New Environmental Ethics

    The Next Millennium for Life on Earth, 2nd Edition

    By Holmes Rolston III

    This Second Edition of A New Environmental Ethics: The Next Millennium for Life on Earth offers clear, powerful, and often moving thoughts from Holmes Rolston III, one of the first and most respected philosophers to write on the environment and often called the "father of environmental ethics."…

    Paperback – 2020-05-21 
    Routledge

  • English Readers of Catholic Saints: The Printing History of William Caxton’s Golden Legend book cover

    English Readers of Catholic Saints

    The Printing History of William Caxton’s Golden Legend, 1st Edition

    By Judy Ann Ford

    In 1484, William Caxton, the first publisher of English-language books, issued The Golden Legend, a translation of the most well-known collection of saints’ lives in Europe. This study analyzes the moulding of the Legenda aurea into a book that powerfully attracted the English market. Modifications…

    Hardback – 2020-05-21 
    Routledge
    Studies in Medieval History and Culture

  • German Neo-Pietism, the Nation and the Jews: Religious Awakening and National Identities Formation, 1815–1861 book cover

    German Neo-Pietism, the Nation and the Jews

    Religious Awakening and National Identities Formation, 1815–1861, 1st Edition

    By Doron Avraham

    This book focuses on the national conceptualization of Judaism and Jews by German neo-Pietists from the early Restoration (1815) until the New Era (neue Ära, 1858-1861), at which point Prussia and other German states embarked on a liberal course. The book demonstrates how a certain understanding of…

    Hardback – 2020-05-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Minority Religions and Uncertainty book cover

    Minority Religions and Uncertainty

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kim Knott, Matthew Francis

    Religions are at their core about creating certainty. But what happens when groups lose control of their destiny? Whether it leads to violence, or to non-violent innovations, as found in minority religions following the death of their founders or leaders, uncertainty and insecurity can lead to…

    Hardback – 2020-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Inform Series on Minority Religions and Spiritual Movements

  • Women’s Rights and Law Codes in Early India, 600 BCE–570 ACE book cover

    Women’s Rights and Law Codes in Early India, 600 BCE–570 ACE

    1st Edition

    By Sita Anantha Raman

    This book looks at the first eight Sanskrit law codes written in India, between 600 BCE and 570 ACE. It focuses on the legal, religious and ethical customs which were codified in this period and their impact on the social and political life of women. The volume analyzes texts such as the major…

    Hardback – 2020-05-19 
    Routledge India

  • Marx, Marxism and the Spiritual book cover

    Marx, Marxism and the Spiritual

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anjan Kumar Chakrabarti, Anup Kumar Dhar, Serap A. Kayatekin

     While Marxian theory has produced a sound and rigorous critique of capitalism, has it itself faltered in its own practice of social transformation? Has it faltered because of the Marxian insistence on the hyper-secularization of political cultures? The history of religions – with the…

    Hardback – 2020-05-19 
    Routledge

  • Liberalism’s Religion: Cécile Laborde and her Critics book cover

    Liberalism’s Religion

    Cécile Laborde and her Critics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aurelia Bardon, Jeffrey W. Howard

    How should liberalism understand – and deal with – religion? Cécile Laborde offers powerful new answers in her book Liberalism’s Religion; this collection subjects that theory to critical scrutiny from an array of scholars, thereby advancing the scholarly debate. Religion has recently become the…

    Hardback – 2020-05-18 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Mormonism and Gender book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Mormonism and Gender

    1st Edition

    Edited by Taylor G. Petrey, Amy Hoyt

    The Routledge Handbook of Mormonism and Gender is an outstanding reference source to this engaging and controversial subject area. Since its founding in 1830, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has engaged gender in surprising ways. LDS practice of polygamy in the nineteenth century…

    Hardback – 2020-05-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Religion

  • Schleiermacher’s Theology of Sin and Nature: Agency, Value, and Modern Theology book cover

    Schleiermacher’s Theology of Sin and Nature

    Agency, Value, and Modern Theology, 1st Edition

    By Daniel J. Pedersen

    Friedrich Schleiermacher (1768-1834) is often considered the Father of Modern Theology, known for his attempt to reconcile traditional Christian doctrines with philosophical criticisms and scientific discoveries. Despite the influence of his work on significant figures like Karl Barth, he has been…

    Hardback – 2020-05-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • The Evolution of Blake’s Myth book cover

    The Evolution of Blake’s Myth

    1st Edition

    By Sheila Spector

    Interpreting Blake has always proved challenging. Hermeneutics, as the on-going negotiation between the horizon of expectations and a given text, hinges on the preconceptions that structure thought. The structure, in turn, is derived from myth, a cultural narrative predicated on a particular set of…

    Hardback – 2020-05-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Romanticism

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