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  1. The Reformation World

    Edited by Andrew Pettegree

    Series: Routledge Worlds

    This beautifully illustrated book is the most ambitious one-volume survey of the Reformation yet. A timely and much-needed account, it looks at every aspect of the Reformation world and considers new historical research which has led to the expansion of the subject both thematically and...

    Published September 23rd 2001 by Routledge

  2. Mystics of the Christian Tradition

    By Steven Fanning

    From divine visions to self-tortures, some strange mystical experiences have shaped the Christian tradition as we know it. Full of colourful detail, Mystics of the Christian Tradition examines the mystical experiences that have determined the history of Christianity over two thousand years, and...

    Published April 4th 2001 by Routledge

  3. The Missionary Life

    Saints and the Evangelisation of Europe 400-1050

    By Ian Wood

    The great missionary figures were crucial to their own time and to posterity. They brought Christian belief and culture to the pagan societies of Dark Age Europe. Not only agents of change, they were also some of Europe's finest historians, leaving a detailed record of the cultures they...

    Published January 30th 2001 by Routledge

  4. The Death of Christian Britain

    By Callum G. Brown

    Series: Christianity and Society in the Modern World

    The Death of Christian Britain uses the latest techniques to offer new formulations of religion and secularisation and explores what it has meant to be 'religious' and 'irreligious' during the last 200 years. By listening to people's voices rather than purely counting heads, it offers a fresh...

    Published December 21st 2000 by Routledge

  5. The World Religions Reader

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Gwilym Beckerlegge

    The World Religions Reader gathers together material on six of the world's most influential faiths. The selection of readings is drawn from a broad range of historical and contemporary sources, giving a full picture of the beliefs and practices of each religion. This new edition includes new...

    Published December 6th 2000 by Routledge

  6. Medieval Monasticism

    Forms of Religious Life in Western Europe in the Middle Ages, 3rd Edition

    By C.H. Lawrence

    Series: The Medieval World

    Hugh Lawrence's book ranges right across Europe and the Middle East as well as reconstructing the internal life, experience and aims of the medieval cloister, he also explores the many-sided relationships between the monasteries and the secular world from which they drew recruits. This Third...

    Published November 13th 2000 by Routledge

  7. Persecution and Toleration in Protestant England 1558-1689

    By John Coffey

    Series: Studies In Modern History

    This fascinating work is the first overview of its subject to be published in over half a century. The issues it deals with are key to early modern political, religious and cultural history.The seventeenth century is traditionally regarded as a period of expanding and extended liberalism, when...

    Published November 5th 2000 by Routledge

  8. The Church of England 1688-1832

    Unity and Accord

    By Dr William Gibson, William Gibson

    A wide ranging new history of a key period in the history of the church in England, from the 'Glorious Revolution' of 1688-89 to the Great Reform Act of 1832. This was a tumultuous time for both church and state, when the relationship between religion and politics was at its most fraught.This book...

    Published September 20th 2000 by Routledge

  9. The Cathars

    Dualist Heretics in Languedoc in the High Middle Ages

    By Malcolm Barber

    Series: The Medieval World

    The Cathars are one of the most famous heretical movements of the late twelfth and early thirteenth centuries. They infiltrated the highest ranks of society and posed a major threat not only to the Catholic Church but also to secular authorities as well. The movement was finally smashed by the...

    Published August 26th 2000 by Routledge

  10. Richelieu

    By R J Knecht

    Series: Profiles In Power

    This concise and up-to-date assessment of Richelieu's career provides an enthralling introduction to the character and exercise of his power. Richelieu governed France for 18 years until his death and until the mid-20th century was viewed by Anglo-Saxon historians as cold, clever and ruthless....

    Published August 16th 2000 by Routledge