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Major Works: Religious History

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 29 new and published major works in the subject of Religious History — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

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  1. The Archeology of the New Testament

    The Mediterranean World of the Early Christian Apostles

    By Jack Finegan

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This book provides an introduction to the Mediterranean world in which the early Christian apostles moved. Drawing on the geographic setting and available archaeological materials to create a sense of the contemporary environment, the book traces the 15,000 mile travels of Paul, whose world was...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Archaeology in the Holy Land

    By Kathleen M. Kenyon

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This classic book, extensively revised in 1979, includes the most important archaeological discoveries of that time made regarding both the pre-biblical and biblical history of Palestine. The earliest archaeological finds in Palestine reveal man’s presence as early as 9000 B.C., about 6000 years...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. Women and Belief, 1852–1928

    Edited by Jessica Cox, Mark Llewellyn, Nadine Muller

    Series: History of Feminism

    Co-published by Routledge and Edition Synapse Over recent years, research into religious belief during the Victorian period and the early twentieth century has grown in diversity and importance. The centrality of faith-based discourses to women of the period has long been recognized by scholars in...

    Published October 16th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Library Editions: Witchcraft

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Witchcraft

    Routledge Library Editions: Witchcraft re-issues eight volumes originally published between 1929 and 1977 and sheds fascinating light on the history, anthropological, religious and mythological contexts of witchcraft in the UK and Europe, including several volumes which focus specifically on the...

    Published June 24th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Routledge Library Editions: Islam 48 vols

    By Various

    This is a multi-volume collection by leading authors in Islamic Studies. The volumes were originally published between 1867 and 1987. The collection reprints texts carefully selected on the basis of their influence and prestige, written by pre-eminent scholars of Islamic history, philosophy and...

    Published December 6th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Routledge Library Editions: Islam 48 Volume-Set

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Islam

    This is a multi-volume collection by leading authors in Islamic Studies. The volumes were originally published between 1867 and 1987. The collection reprints texts carefully selected on the basis of their influence and prestige, written by pre-eminent scholars of Islamic history, philosophy and...

    Published November 30th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Routledge Library Editions: Islam 48 vols

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Islam

    This is a multi-volume collection by leading authors in Islamic Studies. The volumes were originally published between 1867 and 1987. The collection reprints texts carefully selected on the basis of their influence and prestige, written by pre-eminent scholars of Islamic history, philosophy and...

    Published November 30th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Caliphs and their Non-Muslim Subjects

    A Critical Study of the Covenant of 'Umar

    By A S Tritton

    Originally published in 1939. After the death of Muhammad his community was ruled by three caliphs who kept their capital as Medina, the City of the Prophet. Under the rule of the caliphs those who did not confess the Muslim faith were under certain restrictions both in public and private life....

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Islam

    Its Origin and Spread in Words, Maps and Pictures

    By F R J Verhoeven

    First published in 2008. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Muslim-Christian Encounters
    Edited by Mona Siddiqui
    To Be Published May 15th 2016
  2. Routledge Library Editions: Witchcraft
    By Various
    To Be Published June 11th 2016

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