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You are currently browsing 41–50 of 234 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. Medicine and the Reformation

    Edited by Andrew Cunningham, Ole Peter Grell

    The tremendous changes in the role and significance of religion during Reformation and the Catholic Counter-Reformation affected all of society. Yet, there have been few attempts to view medicine and the ideas underpinning it within the context of the period and see what changes it underwent....

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Foundations of Christianity (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study in Christian Origins

    By Karl Kautsky

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1925, Karl Kautsky presents a Marxist history of Christianity and Christian society. Divided into four key sections, the book begins by considering the personality of Jesus as portrayed within Pagan and Christian sources and highlighting the Church’s difficulty in presenting a...

    Published October 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Medieval Church

    A Brief History, 2nd Edition

    By Joseph H. Lynch, Phillip C. Adamo

    The Medieval Church: A Brief History argues for the pervasiveness of the Church in every aspect of life in medieval Europe. It shows how the institution of the Church attempted to control the lives and behaviour of medieval people, for example, through canon law, while at the same time being...

    Published October 16th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Missions, States, and European Expansion in Africa

    By Chima J. Korieh, Raphael Chijioke Njoku

    Series: African Studies

    Missions, States, and European Expansion in Africa aims to explore the ways Christianity and colonialism acted as hegemonic or counter hegemonic forces in the making of African societies. As Western interventionist forces, Christianity and colonialism were crucial in establishing and maintaining...

    Published October 14th 2013 by Routledge

  5. John Winthrop

    Founding the City Upon a Hill

    By Michael Parker

    Series: Routledge Historical Americans

    Puritan politician, lawyer, and lay theologian John Winthrop fled England in 1630 when it looked like Charles I had successfully blocked all hopes of passing Puritan-inspired reforms in Parliament. Leading a migration, he came to New England in the hopes of creating an ideal Puritan community...

    Published October 14th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Globalization and Orthodox Christianity

    The Transformations of a Religious Tradition

    By Victor Roudometof

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    With approximately 200 to 300 million adherents worldwide, Orthodox Christianity is among the largest branches of Christianity, yet it remains relatively understudied. This book examines the rich and complex entanglements between Orthodox Christianity and globalization, offering a substantive...

    Published October 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Religion and Irreligion in Victorian Society

    Essays in Honor of R.K. Webb

    Edited by R. W. Davis, R. J. Helmstadter

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 27th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Cistercian Order in Medieval Europe

    1090-1500

    By Emilia Jamroziak

    Series: The Medieval World

    The Cistercian Order in Medieval Europe offers an accessible and engaging history of the Order from its beginnings in the twelfth century through to the early sixteenth century. Unlike most other existing volumes on this subject it gives a nuanced analysis of the late medieval Cistercian experience...

    Published August 21st 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Muslim Conquest of Iberia

    Medieval Arabic Narratives

    By Nicola Clarke

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    Medieval Islamic society set great store by the transmission of history: to edify, argue legal points, explain present conditions, offer political and religious legitimacy, and entertain. Modern scholars, too, have had much to say about the usefulness of early Islamic history-writing, although this...

    Published August 13th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Second Coming (Routledge Revivals)

    Popular Millenarianism, 1780-1850

    By J. F. C. Harrison

    First published in 1979, The Second Coming is an experiment in the writing of popular history – a contribution to the history of the people who have no history and an exploration of some of the ideas, beliefs and ways of thinking of ordinary men and women in the late eighteenth and first half of...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge