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  1. Imagining the Divine

    Imagining the Divine: Art in Religions of Late Antiquity across Eurasia [Paperback]

    Jaś Elsner(Editor); Rachel Wood(Editor)


    ISBN: 9780861592340
    Published by : British Museum
    Series: British Museum Research Publications
    Volume: 234
    This groundbreaking volume brings together scholars of the art and archaeology of late antiquity (c. 200−1000), across cultures and regions reaching from India to Iberia, to discuss how objects can inform our understanding of religions. Duri... .... Learn More
  2. Cromwell and Scotland

    Cromwell and Scotland: Conquest and Religion 1650-1660 [Paperback]

    R. Scott Spurlock(Author)


    ISBN: 9781910900437
    Published by : John Donald
    This book examines the role of religion in the story of Oliver Cromwell’s invasion and subsequent occupation of Scotland. Analysis of the printed propaganda produced by the Scots and the English makes it clear that both nations defined their... .... Learn More
  3. Debating with Demons

    Debating with Demons: Pedagogy and Materiality in Early English Literature [Hardback]

    Christina M. Heckman(Author)


    ISBN: 9781843845652
    Published by : D.S. Brewer
    Series: Anglo-Saxon Studies
    Volume: Volume 41
    In early English literature ca 700-1000 C.E., demons are represented as teachers who use methods of persuasion and argumentation to influence their "pupils". By deploying these methods, related to the liberal arts of rhetoric and dialect... .... Learn More
  4. St Gregory's Minster, Kirkdale, North Yorkshire: Archaeological Investigations and Historical Context

    St Gregory's Minster, Kirkdale, North Yorkshire: Archaeological Investigations and Historical Context [Paperback]

    Philip Rahtz†(Author); Lorna Watts(Author)


    ISBN: 9781789694826
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    St Gregory's Minster, Kirkdale, North Yorkshire: Archaeological Investigations and Historical Context is the result of circa 20 years of work on and around the church of St Gregory's Minster, Kirkdale, North Yorkshire. It is primarily conce... .... Learn More
  5. Writing History in the Community of St Cuthbert, c.700-1130

    Writing History in the Community of St Cuthbert, c.700-1130: From Bede to Symeon of Durham [Hardback]

    Charles C. Rozier(Author)


    ISBN: 9781903153949
    Published by : York Medieval Press
    Series: Writing History in the Middle Ages
    Volume: Volume 7
    Historical texts of all kinds were written in the community of St Cuthbert c.700-1130, from short annals to extended narrative history, political tracts and works on the lives and miracles of saints.At the same time, scribes in the community worke... .... Learn More
  6. Lucrezia Borgia

    Lucrezia Borgia: Daughter of Pope Alexander VI [Hardback]

    Ferdinand Gregorovius(Author); Samantha Morris(Introduction)


    ISBN: 9781592110391
    Published by : Vita Histria
    Lucrezia Borgia is among the most fascinating and controversial personalities of the Renaissance. The daughter of Pope Alexander VI, she was intensely involved in the political life of Italy during the late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries.... .... Learn More
  7. National Prayers: Special Worship since the Reformation

    National Prayers: Special Worship since the Reformation: Volume III: Worship for National and Royal Occasions in the United Kingdom, 1871-2016 [Hardback]

    Philip Williamson(Editor); Stephen Taylor(Editor); Alasdair Raffe and Natalie Mears(Editor)


    ISBN: 9781783275052
    Published by : Boydell Press
    Series: Church of England Record Society
    Volume: Volume 26
    Since the sixteenth century, the governments and established churches of the British Isles have summoned the nation to special acts of public worship during periods of anxiety and crisis, at times of celebration, or for annual commemoration and re... .... Learn More
  8. Beyond Religious Tolerance

    Beyond Religious Tolerance: Muslim, Christian & Traditionalist Encounters in an African Town [Paperback]

    Insa Nolte(Editor); Olukoya Ogen(Editor); Rebecca Jones(Editor)


    ISBN: 9781847012517
    Published by : James Currey
    Since the end of the Cold War, and especially since 9/11, religion has become an increasingly important factor of personal and group identification. Based on an African case study, this book calls for new ways of thinking about diversity that go &... .... Learn More
  9. Listen with the Ear of the Heart

    Listen with the Ear of the Heart: Music and Monastery Life at Weston Priory [Paperback]

    Maria S. Guarino(Author)


    ISBN: 9781580469920
    Published by : University of Rochester Press
    Series: Eastman/Rochester Studies Ethnomusicology
    Far from being a long-silent echo of medieval religion, modern monastery music is instead a resounding, living illustration of the role of music in religious life. Benedictine monks gather for communal prayer upwards of five times per day, every d... .... Learn More
  10. God and Uncle Sam

    God and Uncle Sam: Religion and America's Armed Forces in World War II [Paperback]

    Michael Snape(Author)


    ISBN: 9781783275045
    Published by : Boydell Press
    America's armed forces played a critical part in the defeat of Hitler's Germany and made by far the biggest contribution to the Allied defeat of Japan. In the US, military veterans of World War II are widely revered as the foremost representatives... .... Learn More

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