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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Shinto

    A Short History

    Edited by Nobutaka Inoue, Endo Jun, Mori Mizue, Ito Satoshi

    Shinto - A Short History provides an introductory outline of the historical development of Shinto from the ancient period of Japanese history until the present day. Shinto does not offer a readily identifiable set of teachings, rituals or beliefs; individual shrines and kami deities have led their...

    Published May 28th 2003 by Routledge

  9. A Short History of the Papacy in the Middle Ages

    2nd Edition

    By Walter Ullmann

    This classic text outlines the development of the Papacy as an institution in the Middle Ages. With profound knowledge, insight and sophistication, Walter Ullmann traces the course of papal history from the late Roman Empire to its eventual decline in the Renaissance. The focus of this survey is on...

    Published December 18th 2002 by Routledge

  10. Princes, Pastors and People

    The Church and Religion in England, 1500–1689, 2nd Edition

    By Susan Doran, Christopher Durston

    Princes, Pastors and People traces the many changes in religious life that took place in the turbulent years of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth centuries. It is designed to make accessible to readers much of the most recent research, and to guide them through the major historical controversies of...

    Published December 11th 2002 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Invention of Saintliness
    Edited by Anneke B. Mulder-Bakker
    To Be Published February 8th 2015
  2. David’s Jerusalem: Between Memory and History
    By Daniel Pioske
    To Be Published February 19th 2015
  3. Bhakti and Embodiment: Fashioning Divine Bodies and Devotional Bodies in Krsna Bhakti
    By Barbara A. Holdrege
    To Be Published February 23rd 2015
  4. Martin Luther King, Jr., 2nd Edition
    By Peter J. Ling
    To Be Published March 11th 2015
  5. Henry VIII, 2nd Edition
    By Lucy Wooding
    To Be Published March 22nd 2015

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