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  1. The Mystic Mind

    The Psychology of Medieval Mystics and Ascetics

    By Jerome Kroll, Bernard Bachrach

    A fascinating collaboration between a medieval historian and a professor of psychiatry, this enthralling book applies modern biological and psychological research findings to the lives of medieval mystics and ascetics. Drawing upon a database of over 1,400 medieval holy persons and in-depth...

    Published April 11th 2005 by Routledge

  2. Monks, Miracles and Magic

    Reformation Representations of the Medieval Church

    By Helen L. Parish

    Helen L. Parish presents an innovative new study of Reformation attitudes to medieval Christianity, revealing the process by which the medieval past was rewritten by Reformation propagandists. This fascinating account sheds light on how the myths and legends of the middle ages were reconstructed,...

    Published January 17th 2005 by Routledge

  3. The Historical Jesus

    Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

    Edited by Craig Evans

    Series: Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

    The historical study of the Jesus stories and the transmission of these stories through time has been of seminal importance to historians of religion. Critical historical examination allows scholars an escape from the confines of dogma, belief, and the theological interpretation. In recent years,...

    Published May 26th 2004 by Routledge

  4. White Mythologies

    2nd Edition

    By Robert J.C. Young

    In 1990, Robert Young's White Mythologies set out to question the very concepts of history and the West. Is it possible, he asked, to write history that avoids the trap of Eurocentrism? Is history simply a Western myth? His reflections on these topics provided some of the most important new...

    Published May 26th 2004 by Routledge

  5. The Reformation

    Critical Concepts in Historical Studies

    Edited by Andrew Pettegree

    Series: Critical Concepts in Historical Studies

    This collection reflects both the classic building blocks of Reformation history, such as the writings of Luther and Calvin, and also the new historiography which has emerged in recent years. The material is organized so as to explore the thematic complexities of this all-encompassing movement,...

    Published April 21st 2004 by Routledge

  6. Saint Francis of Assisi

    By Jacques Le Goff

    Known for speaking with the birds, for professing poverty, receiving the stigmata and for initiating the Franciscan order, Francis of Assisi is one of the most radical and inspiring figures in church history.In this celebrated biography, now available in English for the first time, the...

    Published December 17th 2003 by Routledge

  7. Christian Mystics

    Their Lives and Legacies Throughout the Ages

    By Ursula King

    Ursula King’s Christian Mystics tells the story of sixty men and women whose mystical devotion to God transformed the times in which they lived and still affects our present-day search for spiritual meaning. Moving from key figures of the early Christian age to the great mystics of modern times,...

    Published September 30th 2003 by Routledge

  8. Science and Spirituality

    The Volatile Connection

    By David Knight

    Until the end of the eighteenth century, almost everyone believed that the empirical world of science could produce evidence for a wise and loving God. By the twenty-first century this comforting certainty has almost vanished. What caused such a cataclysmic change in attitudes to science and to the...

    Published September 24th 2003 by Routledge

  9. Elizabethan Non-Conformist Texts

    Edited by Leland H. Carlson, Albert Peel

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    Originally published in the 1950s by George Allen & Unwin.When originally published, these volumes were making available very rare material (tracts and manuscripts etc.) for the very first time. Most of the documents exist in their original state as difficult to locate, read and understand - for...

    Published September 10th 2003 by Routledge

  10. The Writings of John Greenwood 1587-1590, together with the joint writings of Henry Barrow and John Greenwood 1587-1590

    By John Greenwood

    Henry Barrow and John Greenwood are the fathers of Elizabethan Separatism. Unlike Robert Browne, they refused to compromise their beliefs or conform to Anglicanism and as a consequence they died in 1593 - as martyrs for their steadfast adherence to the principles of English Congregationalism....

    Published September 10th 2003 by Routledge