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  1. Early Christians and Animals

    By Robert M. Grant

    Early Christians and Animals presents a lively study of the significance of animals in early Christian thought, tradition, text and art.Robert M. Grant:* examines the diverse and often conflicting sources, from the pagan antecedents Aristotle and Pliny, to Biblical animal references and the Church...

    Published June 29th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Understanding Religion and Popular Culture

    Edited by Terry Ray Clark, Dan W. Clanton Jr.

    This introductory text provides students with a 'toolbox' of approaches for analyzing religion and popular culture. It encourages readers to think critically about the ways in which popular cultural practices and products, especially those considered as forms of entertainment, are laden with...

    Published April 18th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Charlotte Yonge

    Rereading Domestic Religious Fiction

    Edited by Tamara Wagner

    Charlotte Yonge, a dedicated religious, didactic, and domestic novelist, has become one of the most effectively rediscovered Victorian women writers of the last decades. Her prolific output of fiction does not merely give a fascinatingly different insight into nineteenth-century popular culture; it...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Screening the Afterlife

    Theology, Eschatology, and Film

    By Christopher Deacy

    Screening the Afterlife is a unique and fascinating exploration of the ‘last things’ as envisaged by modern filmmakers. Drawing on a range of films from Flatliners and What Dreams May Come to Working Girl and The Shawshank Redemption, it offers the first comprehensive examination of death and the...

    Published October 30th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Early Christian Dress

    Gender, Virtue, and Authority

    By Kristi Upson-Saia

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ancient History

    Early Christian Dress is the first full-length monograph on the subject of dress in early Christianity. It pays attention to the ways in which dress expressed and shaped Christian identity, the role dress played in Christians’ rivalries with pagan neighbours, and especially to the ways in which...

    Published June 13th 2011 by Routledge

  6. The Routledge Encyclopedia of Missions and Missionaries

    Edited by Jonathan Bonk

    Series: Religion and Society

    The Encyclopedia of Missions and Missionaries examines the nature and effects of missionary work around the world and throughout history, analyzing how secular and clerical people from major religions (especially Christianity, Buddhism and Islam) have brought social changes along with words of a...

    Published September 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  7. Theology on the Menu

    Asceticism, Meat and Christian Diet

    By David Grumett, Rachel Muers

    Food - what we eat, how much we eat, how it is produced and prepared, and its cultural and ecological significance- is an increasingly significant topic not only for scholars but for all of us. Theology on the Menu is the first systematic and historical assessment of Christian attitudes to food and...

    Published February 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  8. Christian and Lyric Tradition in Victorian Women’s Poetry

    By F. Elizabeth Gray

    Series: Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature

    Women in the Victorian period were acknowledged to be the "religious sex," but their relationship to the doctrines, practices, and hierarchies of Christianity was both highly circumscribed, which has been well documented, and complexly creative, which has not. Gray visits the importance of the...

    Published August 18th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Christian Spirituality

    The Classics

    Edited by Arthur Holder

    Christian Spirituality: The Classics is a unique and comprehensive guide to thirty key Christian spirituality texts. Ranging from Origen and Augustine to Jonathan Edwards, Thérèse of Lisieux and Thomas Merton, it offers a view of the texts which is founded in scholarship, but which also presents...

    Published July 13th 2009 by Routledge

  10. The Death of Christian Britain

    Understanding Secularisation, 1800–2000, 2nd Edition

    By Callum G. Brown

    Series: Christianity and Society in the Modern World

    The Death of Christian Britain examines how the nation’s dominant religious culture has been destroyed. Callum Brown challenges the generally held view that secularization was a long and gradual process dating from the industrial revolution. Instead, he argues that it has been a catastrophic and...

    Published February 10th 2009 by Routledge