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Forthcoming Books

  1. Brigham Young

    Sovereign in America

    By David Vaughn Mason

    Series: Routledge Historical Americans

    Brigham Young was one of the most influential—and controversial—Mormon leaders in American history. An early follower of the new religion, he led the cross-continental migration of the Mormon people from Illinois to Utah, where he built a vast religious empire that was both revolutionary and...

    To Be Published November 30th 2014 by Routledge

  2. A History of the Russian Church to 1488

    By John L. Fennell

    The Russian church is central to an understanding of early Russian and Slav history, but for many years there has been no accessible, up-to-date introduction to the subject in English - until now. The late John Fennell's last book, is a masterly survey of the development, nature and role of the...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Bhakti and Embodiment

    Fashioning Divine Bodies and Devotional Bodies in Krsna Bhakti

    By Barbara A. Holdrege

    Series: Routledge Hindu Studies Series

    The historical shift from Vedic traditions to post-Vedic bhakti (devotional) traditions is accompanied by a shift from abstract, translocal notions of divinity to particularized, localized notions of divinity and a corresponding shift from aniconic to iconic traditions and from temporary...

    To Be Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Occult World

    Edited by Christopher Partridge

    Series: Routledge Worlds

    This volume presents students and scholars with a comprehensive overview of the fascinating world of the occult. It explores the history of Western occultism, from ancient and medieval sources via the Renaissance, right up to the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and contemporary occultism....

    To Be Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Invention of Saintliness

    Edited by Anneke B. Mulder-Bakker

    Series: Routledge Studies in Medieval Religion and Culture

    This volume discusses, from an historical and literary angle, the ways in which sanctification and the inscription of saintliness take place. Going beyond the traditional categories of canonization, cult, liturgical veneration and hagiographical lives, the work raises fundamental issues concerning...

    To Be Published January 4th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Selected Works of Marc Bloch

    By Marc Bloch

    Series: Routledge Revivals: Selected Works of Marc Bloch

    The Selected Works of Marc Bloch reissues four titles from Bloch's impressive oeuvre. The titles in question are all translated into English and include Land and Work in Mediaeval Europe: Selected Papers, The Royal Touch: Sacred Monarchy and Scrofula in England and France, The Ile-de-France: The...

    To Be Published January 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Routledge Companion to Christianity in Africa

    Edited by Elias Bongmba

    Series: Routledge Religion Companions

    First published in 2014. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    To Be Published January 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. David’s Jerusalem

    Between Memory and History

    By Daniel Pioske

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    The history of David’s Jerusalem remains one of the most contentious topics of the ancient world. This study engages with debates about the nature of this location by examining the most recent archaeological data from the site and by exploring the relationship of these remains to claims made about...

    To Be Published February 19th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    2nd Edition

    By Peter J. Ling

    Series: Routledge Historical Biographies

    Peter Ling’s acclaimed biography of Martin Luther King Jr provides a thorough re-examination of both the man and the Civil Rights Movement, showing how King grew into his leadership role and kept his faith as the challenges facing the movement strengthened after 1965. Ling combines a detailed...

    To Be Published March 11th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Henry VIII

    2nd Edition

    By Lucy Wooding

    Series: Routledge Historical Biographies

    This new edition of Lucy Wooding’s Henry VIII is fully revised and updated to provide an insightful and original portrait of one of England’s most unforgettable monarchs and the many paradoxes of his character and reign. Henry was a Renaissance prince whose Court dazzled with artistic display, yet...

    To Be Published March 22nd 2015 by Routledge