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- Boydell & Brewer 2016; Not Available
The extraordinary growth and development of the cult of St Thomas Becket is investigated here, with a particular focus on its material culture. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
In recent years religion has resurfaced amongst academics, in many ways replacing class as the key to understanding Europe's historical development. This has resulted in an explosion of studies revisiting issues of religious change, confessional violence and holy war during the early modern period. But the interpretation of the European wars of religion... more...
- Fortress Press 2016; US$ 28.99
Foreign missionaries who served in China ran the gamut of Christians, with differing views of their religion and differing ideas how of to spread it. When all foreign missionaries were forced to leave China in 1949 many thought their effort had been in vain. Yet some scholars predict that soon China will be the country with the largest Christian population... more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 23.99
By identifying a historic fight within Anglo-American Protestantism, and how it related to major contemporary political developments in the early American republic, Sam Haselby explains the origins of the distinct language and means of combining political and religious authority that characterizes American nationalism. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 310.00
This work offers readers a broad and thorough look at the greatest events in world religious history, covering a wide range of religions, time periods, and areas around the globe. The entries present authoritative information and informed viewpoints written by expert contributors that enable readers to easily learn about the chief events in religious... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 85.56
This book examines the story of the ?discovery of America? through the prism of the history of the Franciscans, a socio-religious movement with a unique doctrine of voluntary poverty. The Franciscans rapidly developed global dimensions, but their often paradoxical relationships with poverty and power offer an alternate account of global history.... more...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2016; US$ 29.00
LUCKY . . .OR BLESSED? The history of the United States displays an uncanny pattern: At moments of crisis, when the odds against success seem overwhelming and disaster looks imminent, fate intervenes to provide deliverance and progress. Historians may categorize these incidents as happy accidents, callous crimes, or the product of brilliant leadership,... more...
- OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 114.99
A history of intellectual and religious developments in Japan during the Tokugawa period (1582-1860), this volume deals with social, cultural, and religious interplay, primarily focusing on the Neo-Confucian search for the Way, a pattern of existence that could provide order for society at large, as well as self-fulfilment for the individual. more...