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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 232 new and published books in the subject of Religious History — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Cosmopolitanism, Nationalism and the Jews of East Central Europe

    Edited by Michael L. Miller, Scott Ury

    Since ancient times, Jews have had a long and tangled relationship to cosmopolitanism. Torn between a longstanding commitment to other Jews and the pressure to integrate into various host societies, many Jews have sought a third, seemingly neutral option, that of becoming citizens of the world:...

    Published July 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Druze Community and the Lebanese State

    Between Confrontation and Reconciliation

    By Yusri Hazran

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History

    One of the fundamental questions of Middle Eastern, and Lebanese studies in particular, is the history of the relationship between the Druze community and the state in modern Lebanon. Arguing that the Druze community has been politically alienated from the Lebanese state, this book explores the...

    Published July 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Muslims and Crusaders

    Christianity’s Wars in the Middle East, 1095-1382, from the Islamic Sources

    By Niall Christie

    Series: Seminar Studies

    Muslims and Crusaders supplements and counterbalances the numerous books that tell the story of the crusading period from the European point of view, enabling readers to achieve a broader and more complete perspective on the period. It presents the Crusades from the perspective of those against...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Consul of God (Routledge Revivals)

    The Life and Times of Gregory the Great

    By Jeffrey Richards

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Gregory the Great, whose reign spanned the years between 590 and 604 A.D., was one of the most remarkable figures of the early medieval Papacy. Aristocrat, administrator, teacher and scholar, he ascended the throne of St Peter at a time of acute crisis for the Roman Church. Consul of God, first...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Popes and the Papacy in the Early Middle Ages (Routledge Revivals)

    476-752

    By Jeffrey Richards

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    There has been a tendency to the view the history of the early medieval papacy predominantly in ideological terms, which has resulted in the over-exaggeration of the idea of the papal monarchy. In this study, first published in 1979, Jeffrey Richards questions this view, arguing that whilst the...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Religious Cultures in Early Modern India

    New Perspectives

    Edited by Rosalind O'Hanlon, David Washbrook

    Series: Routledge South Asian History and Culture Series

    Religious authority and political power have existed in complex relationships throughout India’s history. The centuries of the ‘early modern’ in South Asia saw particularly dynamic developments in this relationship. Regional as well as imperial states of the period expanded their religious...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Constructing Indian Christianities

    Conversion, Culture and Caste

    Edited by Chad M. Bauman, Richard Fox Young

    This volume offers insights into the current ‘public-square’ debates on Indian Christianity. Drawing on ethnographic fieldwork as well as rigorous analyses, it discusses the myriad histories of Christianity in India, its everyday practice and contestations and the process of its indigenisation. It...

    Published June 3rd 2014 by Routledge India

  8. Believing in Russia - Religious Policy after Communism

    By Geraldine Fagan

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    This book presents a comprehensive overview of religious policy in Russia since the end of the communist regime, exposing many of the ambiguities and uncertainties about the position of religion in Russian life. It reveals how religious freedom in Russia has, contrary to the widely held view, a...

    Published May 7th 2014 by Routledge

  9. European Religion in the Age of Great Cities

    1830-1930

    By Hugh McLeod

    Series: Christianity and Society in the Modern World

    Europe in the nineteenth century saw spectacular growth in the size and number of cities and in the proportion of the population living in urban areas. Many contemporaries thought that this social revolution would bring about an equally dramatic change in religious life. This book, written by an...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Israel

    By Adolphe Lods

    Originally published between 1920-70,The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of decisive historical discovery. The aim of the general editor, C.K. Ogden, was to summarize...

    Published April 8th 2014 by Routledge