Books in category Religion – History

  • English Spirituality

    English Spirituality
    Gordon Mursell

    These volumes present the astonishing richness and variety of responses made by English Christians to the call of the divine during the past two thousand years.

  • Princes Pastors and People

    Princes, Pastors, and People
    Susan Doran, Christopher Durston

    Tracing the many changes in religious life that took place in the turbulent years of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, this book explains the major historical controversies surrounding the period.

  • Our Churches and Chapels

    Our Churches and Chapels

    Visit us online at www.1stWorldLibrary.ORG – – The general satisfaction given by the following sketches when originally printed in the Preston Chronicle, combined with a desire, largely expressed, to see them republished, in book form, is …

  • The Trial of the Templars

    The Trial of the Templars
    Malcolm Barber

    Barber's classic account endeavours to tackle the unresolved controversies surrounding the consequences of the trial.

  • Western Esotericism and Rituals of Initiation

    Western Esotericism and Rituals of Initiation
    Henrik Bogdan

    Historical exploration of Masonic rituals of initiation.

  • A Jesuit Challenge

    A Jesuit Challenge
    Saint Edmund Campion, James V. Holleran

    In 1970, the martyred Campion was canonized a saint. A Jesuit Challenge is a book-length edition of previously unpublished Catholic manuscript accounts of those debates.

  • Meals in the Early Christian World

    Meals in the Early Christian World
    Dennis E. Smith

    This book provides three categories of investigation: 1) The Typology and Context of the Greco-Roman Banquet, 2) Who Was at the Greco-Roman Banquets, and 3) The Culture of Reclining.

  • The Religious Traditions of Japan 500 1600

    The Religious Traditions of Japan 500-1600
    Richard Bowring

    The first English-language overview of the interaction of Buddhism and Shint in Japanese culture."

  • A Nation Under God

    A Nation Under God?
    R. Bruce Douglass, Joshua Mitchell

    This book displays a distinctive set of arguments on topics that range from the ethics of religious witness in public life to the future of civil religion in America.

  • The Longest Journey

    The Longest Journey
    Eric Tagliacozzo

    A comprehensive history of the hajj from Southeast Asia from precolonial times to the present.

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