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You are currently browsing 31–40 of 246 new and published books in the subject of Religious History — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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  1. Early Orientalism

    Imagined Islam and the Notion of Sublime Power

    By Ivan Kalmar

    Series: Islamic Studies Series

    The history of western notions about Islam is of obvious scholarly as well as popular interest today. This book investigates Christian images of the Muslim Middle East, focusing on the period from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment, when the nature of divine as well as human power was under...

    Published March 21st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Christian Theology: The Classics

    By Stephen R Holmes, Shawn Bawulski

    Christian Theology: The Classics is a vibrant introduction to the most important works of theology in the history of Christian thought. Exploring writings from the origins of Christianity to the present day, it examines some of the most influential theologians of all time, considering the context...

    Published March 13th 2014 by Routledge

  3. New Perspectives on the Qur'an

    The Qur'an in its Historical Context 2

    Edited by Gabriel Said Reynolds

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Qur'an

    This book continues the work of The Qur’an in its Historical Context, in which an international group of scholars address an expanded range of topics on the Qur’an and its origins, looking beyond medieval Islamic traditions to present the Qur’an’s own conversation with the religions and literatures...

    Published March 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. A History of Early Al-Andalus

    The Akhbar Majmu'a

    By David James

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    The Akhbar majmu‘a, or 'Collected Accounts', deal with the Muslim conquest of the Iberian peninsula in 711 and subsequent events in al-Andalus, down to and including the reign of ‘Abd al-Rahman III (912-961), founder of the Umayyad caliphate of al-Andalus . No Arabic text dealing with the early...

    Published March 10th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Sufism and Society

    Arrangements of the Mystical in the Muslim World, 1200–1800

    Edited by John Curry, Erik Ohlander

    Series: Routledge Sufi Series

    In recent years, many historians of Islamic mysticism have been grappling in sophisticated ways with the difficulties of essentialism. Reconceptualising the study of Islamic mysticism during an under-researched period of its history, this book examines the relationship between Sufism and society in...

    Published March 10th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The First European Description of Japan, 1585

    A Critical English-Language Edition of Striking Contrasts in the Customs of Europe and Japan by Luis Frois, S.J.

    By Luis Frois SJ

    Edited by Daniel T. Reff, Richard Danford

    Series: Japan Anthropology Workshop Series

    In 1585, at the height of Jesuit missionary activity in Japan, which was begun by Francis Xavier in 1549, Luis Frois, a long-time missionary in Japan, drafted the earliest systematic comparison of Western and Japanese cultures. This book constitutes the first critical English-language edition of...

    Published February 25th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Magic and Witchcraft

    Edited by Michael Bailey

    Series: Critical Concepts in Historical Studies

    Magic and witchcraft have been important components of almost every human culture throughout history, and continue to be so in the present day, both globally and in the West. These topics have attracted an enormous amount of scholarship, but publications are often scattered, and scholars working in...

    Published February 18th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Writings of Henry Barrow, 1587-1590

    By Henry Barrow

    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 February 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Cartwrightiana

    By T Cartwright

    Thomas Cartwright was the leader of the Elizabethan Puritans and his intellectual pre-eminence was widely acknowledged. Standard-bearer of the Prebytero-Puritans against Whitgift, he was held to have vanquished his powerful adversary by the publication of his Rest of the Second Replie (1557)...

    Published February 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Writings of John Greenwood and Henry Barrow 1591-1593

    By John Greenwood

    Volumes five and six contain c. 25 pieces of manuscript material, or rare tracts many of which have been available for the first time....

    Published February 14th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Invention of Saintliness
    Edited by Anneke B. Mulder-Bakker
    To Be Published January 5th 2015
  2. The Selected Works of Marc Bloch
    By Marc Bloch
    To Be Published January 9th 2015
  3. Routledge Companion to Christianity in Africa
    Edited by Elias Bongmba
    To Be Published January 15th 2015
  4. Bhakti and Embodiment: Fashioning Divine Bodies and Devotional Bodies in Krsna Bhakti
    By Barbara A. Holdrege
    To Be Published February 5th 2015
  5. David’s Jerusalem: Between Memory and History
    By Daniel Pioske
    To Be Published February 20th 2015

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