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Major Works: Religious History

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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Historical Atlas of the Muslim Peoples

    By R Roolvink

    Originally published in 1957. Within the compact range of fifty-six maps, this atlas depicts clearly and concisely the expansion of Islam outwards from the Arabian Peninsula and outlines the rise and decline of the various Muslim states and dynasties over a territory stretching from Spain to China...

    Published November 29th 2007 by Routledge

  6. History and Civilization: Mini-set C 14 vols

    Routledge Library Editions: Islam

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Islam

    Discussing the history and civilization of Islam from its origins until the late twentieth century, the volumes in this set examine the political and cultural development of Islam as well as Islamic sexuality, philosophy, and medicine....

    Published November 27th 2007 by Routledge

  7. Jahangir and the Jesuits

    With an Account of the Benedict Goes and the Mission to Pegu

    By From the Relations of Fernão Guerreiro

    First published in 1930. 'The book is full of splendour and strange scenes' NationThe Relations of Fernão Guerreiro, from which the three narratives in this volume have been taken, constitute a complete history of the missionary undertakings of the Society of Jesus in the East Indies, China, Japan...

    Published October 21st 2004 by Routledge

  8. The Historical Jesus

    Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

    Edited by Craig Evans

    Series: Critical Concepts in Religious Studies

    The historical study of the Jesus stories and the transmission of these stories through time has been of seminal importance to historians of religion. Critical historical examination allows scholars an escape from the confines of dogma, belief, and the theological interpretation. In recent years,...

    Published May 27th 2004 by Routledge

  9. The Reformation

    Critical Concepts in Historical Studies

    Edited by Andrew Pettegree

    Series: Critical Concepts in Historical Studies

    This collection reflects both the classic building blocks of Reformation history, such as the writings of Luther and Calvin, and also the new historiography which has emerged in recent years. The material is organized so as to explore the thematic complexities of this all-encompassing movement,...

    Published April 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  10. Elizabethan Non-Conformist Texts

    Edited by Leland H. Carlson, Albert Peel

    Series: Routledge Library Editions

    Originally published in the 1950s by George Allen & Unwin.When originally published, these volumes were making available very rare material (tracts and manuscripts etc.) for the very first time. Most of the documents exist in their original state as difficult to locate, read and understand - for...

    Published September 11th 2003 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Archeology of the New Testament: The Mediterranean World of the Early Christian Apostles
    By Jack Finegan
    To Be Published October 19th 2014
  2. Archaeology in the Holy Land
    By Kathleen M. Kenyon
    To Be Published October 19th 2014

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