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Featured books

Read a selection of books by TRS researchers


“Animism beyond the soul: Ontology, Reflexivity, and the Making of Anthropological Knowledge” edited by Katherine Swancutt and Mireille Mazard 2018

Art History

“Tomb and Temple: Re-Imagining the Sacred Buildings of Jerusalem - Boydell Studies in Medieval Art and Architecture” by Robin Griffith-Jones (editor) and Eric Fernie (editor) 2018

Biography and History

“Becoming Beauvoir: A Life” by Kate Kirkpatrick (Author) 2019

Religion and Politics


“T&T Clark Handbook of the Early Church” by Ilaria L.E. Ramelli (Anthology Editor), J.A. McGuckin (Anthology Editor), Piotr Ashwin-Siejkowski (Anthology Editor) 2021

“Valentinus’ Legacy and Polyphony of Voices” by Piotr Ashwin-Siejkowski 2021

“Queen Victoria: This Thorny Crown” by Michael Ledger-Lomas 2021

“Esoteric Theravada: The Story of the Forgotten Meditation Tradition of Southeast Asia” by Kate  Crosby 2020

“Religion and the Rise of Populism” edited by Daniel Nilsson DeHanas and Marat Shterin 2020

“Josephus in Modern Jewish Culture” edited by Andrea Schatz 2019

“Early Franciscan Theology: Between Authority and Innovation” by Lydia Schumacher 2019

“What Did Jesus Look Like?” by Joan E. Taylor (Author) 2018

“Beauty in Sufism: The Teachings of Ruzbihan Baqli” by Kazuyo Murata 2017

”Commentary on Midrash Rabba in the Sixteenth Century: The Or Ha-Sekhel of Abraham Ben Asher - Oxford Oriental Monographs”  by Benjamin Williams 2016

“Reading Dante's Commedia as Theology: Divinity Realized in Human Encounter” by Vittorio Montemaggi 2016

“Tragic encounters and ordinary ethics: Palestine-Israel in British universities” by Ruth Sheldon 2016

“London Youth, Religion, and Politics: Engagement and Activism from Brixton to Brick Lane” by Daniel Nilsson DeHanas 2016

“Islam in Indonesia: The Contest for Society, Ideas and Values” by Carool Kersten 2015

“Jesus and Brian: Exploring the Historical Jesus and his Times via Monty Python's Life of Brian” by Joan E. Taylor (Anthology Editor) and Terry Jones (Foreword) 2015

“The Body in Biblical, Christian and Jewish Texts” by Joan E. Taylor (Anthology Editor) 2014

Philosophy and Ethics

"Ricœur at the Limits of Philosophy: God, Creation, and Evil" by Barnabas Aspray 2022 

"Philosophy and Autobiography: Reflections on Truth, Self-Knowledge and Knowledge of Others" by Christopher Hamilton 2021 

“Philo of Alexandria: On the Contemplative Life. Introduction, Translation and Commentary” by Joan E. Taylor and David M. Hay 2020

“Spinoza's Ethics” by Benedictus de Spinoza 2020

“Philosopher of the Heart: The Restless Life of Søren Kierkegaard” by Clare Carlisle 2019

"A Philosophy of Tragedy" by Christopher Hamilton 2016 

”Rationality as Virtue: Towards a Theological Philosophy”  by Lydia Schumacher 2015

“On Habit” by Clare Carlisle 2014

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