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Forthcoming Religious History Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Jewish-Christian Encounter in Medieval Preaching

    Edited by Jonathan Adams, Jussi Hanska

    Series: Routledge Research in Medieval Studies

    This book explores the complexity of preaching as a phenomenon in the medieval Jewish-Christian encounter. This was not only an "encounter" as physical meeting or confrontation (such as the forced attendance of Jews at Christian sermons that took place across Europe), but also an "imaginary"...

    To Be Published October 21st 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Russian Orthodox Church, 1917-1948

    From Decline to Resurrection

    By Daniela Kalkandjieva

    Series: Routledge Religion, Society and Government in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet States

    This book tells the remarkable story of the decline and revival of the Russian Orthodox Church in the first half of the twentieth century and the astonishing U-turn in the attitude of the Soviet Union’s leaders towards the church. In the years after 1917 the Bolsheviks’ anti-religious policies, the...

    To Be Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Routledge Sourcebook of Religion and the American Civil War

    A History in Documents

    Edited by Robert R. Mathisen

    In recent years, the intersection of religion and the American Civil War has been the focus of a growing area of scholarship. However, primary sources on this subject are housed in many different archives and libraries scattered across the U.S., and are often difficult to find. The Routledge...

    To Be Published October 30th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Brigham Young

    Sovereign in America

    By David Vaughn Mason

    Series: Routledge Historical Americans

    Brigham Young was one of the most influential—and controversial—Mormon leaders in American history. An early follower of the new religion, he led the cross-continental migration of the Mormon people from Illinois to Utah, where he built a vast religious empire that was both revolutionary and...

    To Be Published November 28th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Resurrection and Reception in Early Christianity

    By Richard C. Miller

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    This book offers an original interpretation of the origin and early reception of the most fundamental claim of Christianity: Jesus’ resurrection. Richard Miller contends that the earliest Christians would not have considered the New Testament accounts of Jesus’ resurrection to be literal or...

    To Be Published February 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  6. David’s Jerusalem

    Between Memory and History

    By Daniel Pioske

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion

    The history of David’s Jerusalem remains one of the most contentious topics of the ancient world. This study engages with debates about the nature of this location by examining the most recent archaeological data from the site and by exploring the relationship of these remains to claims made about...

    To Be Published February 20th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Orthodox Pilgrimage in Contemporary Russia

    By Stella Rock

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion, Travel, and Tourism

    Since the fall of the Soviet Union, the religious landscape in Russia has undergone a marked transformation: re-sacralization has seen a revival of historic shrines and procession routes, the creation of new sacred places and practices, and the institutional church management of pilgrimage. This...

    To Be Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Radicalisation CC 4V

    Edited by Peter R. Neumann

    Series: Critical Concepts in Political Science

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge History of Medieval Christianity

    1050-1500

    Edited by Robert Swanson

    Series: Routledge Histories

    The Routledge History of Medieval Christianity explores the role of Christianity in European society from the middle of the eleventh-century until the dawning of the Reformation. Arranged in four thematic sections and comprising 23 originally commissioned chapters plus introductory overviews to...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. God, Politics, Economy

    Social Theory and the Paradoxes of Religion

    By Bulent Diken

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge