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- HarperCollins 2014; US$ 16.99
Mission at Nuremberg is Tim Townsend?s gripping story of the American Army chaplain sent to save the souls of the Nazis incarcerated at Nuremberg, a compelling and thought-provoking tale that raises questions of faith, guilt, morality, vengeance, forgiveness, salvation, and the essence of humanity. Lutheran minister Henry Gerecke was fifty years... more...
- Fortress Press 2014; US$ 48.99
The late 19th century was a time of rapid industrialization, mass politicization , and modern philosophy. The resulting political and cultural upheaval confronted the German protestant church with deep questions of identity. Shepherds of the Empire engages timeless questions of identity and faith through the time-bound work of 4 key thinkers from... more...
- Fortress Press 2014; US$ 54.99
Demetrios Tonias? Abraham in the Works of John Chrysostom is the first, comprehensive examination of John Chrysostom?s view of the patriarch Abraham. By analyzing the full range of references to Abraham in Chrysostom?s work, Tonias reveals the ways in which Chrysostom used Abraham as a model of philosophical and Christian virtue, familial devotion,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
Late antiquity is increasingly recognised as a period of important cultural transformation. One of its crucial aspects is the emergence of a new awareness of human individuality. In this book, the authors assess the influence of seminal thinkers, including the Gnostics, Plotinus, and Augustine, but also of cultural and religious practices such as astrology... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 76.00
Investigates the reasons why the Catholic population of Paris increasingly tolerated the minority Protestant Huguenot population between 1685 and 1789. more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 94.99
God, Locke, and Liberty argues that John Locke based his most famous defense of religious freedom on a radical reinterpretation of the life and teachings of Jesus. In a fresh and provocative analysis of Locke?s A Letter Concerning Toleration , this new intellectual history examines the importance of the spiritual reform movement known as Christian... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 89.99
As American Protestant denominations established and adapted their positions on the Vietnam War, they used their theological commitments to shape their foreign policy perspectives. Concurrently, those positions encouraged the growth or demise of these churches. more...
- Simon & Schuster 2014; US$ 35.00
From one of Britain?s most distinguished historians comes the stirring story of one of the modern world?s most important yet controversial intellectual achievements: atheism. Since Friedrich Nietzsche roundly declared that ?God is dead? in 1882, a raft of reflective and courageous individuals have devoted their creative energies to devising ways... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 45.00
Turning to the potent idea of political theology to recover the strange mix of political and religious thinking during the Renaissance, this bracing study reveals in the works of Shakespeare and his sources the figure of the citizen-saint, who represents at once divine messenger and civil servant, both norm and exception. Embodied by such diverse... more...