The Leading eBooks Store Online
for Kindle Fire, Apple, Android, Nook, Kobo, PC, Mac, Sony Reader...
New to eBooks.com?Learn more
- Bestsellers - This Week
- Foreign Language Study
- Bestsellers - Last 6 months
- Graphic Books
- Health & Fitness
- Political Science
- Biography & Autobiography
- Psychology & Psychiatry
- Body Mind & Spirit
- House & Home
- Business & Economics
- Children's & Young Adult Fiction
- Juvenile Nonfiction
- Language Arts & Disciplines
- Crafts & Hobbies
- Science Fiction
- Current Events
- Literary Collections
- Literary Criticism
- Literary Fiction
- Social Science
- The Environment
- Sports & Recreation
- Family & Relationships
- Study Aids
- Folklore & Mythology
- Food and Wine
- Performing Arts
- True Crime
- Foreign Language Books
Most popular at the top
- Continuum International Publishing 2011; US$ 26.95
Feminist theologians have established that the self-giving doctrines can disempower women and other oppressed persons, teaching passivity and evasion of one s own self-development. Christ s kenosis, or self-emptying on the cross offers a central example of sacrifice for others to the detriment of one s own self-care. And yet, in contrast to previous... more...
- University Press of America 2012; US$ 26.99
The purpose of this book is to propose a redefinition of the Christian controlling narrative. Such a revised narrative will allow us to return from spiritual and socio-political exile and rejoice in the sovereign reign of God in Christ. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2007; US$ 18.99
The Roman Catholic leadership still refuses to ordain women officially or even to recognize that women are capable of ordination. But is the widely held assumption that women have always been excluded from such roles historically accurate? In the early centuries of Christianity, ordination was the process and the ceremony by which one moved to any... more...
- Baker Publishing Group 1999; US$ 16.00
A survey of the essential elements for exercising pastoral leadership in an era of change. more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 196.00
The election of a new bishop was a defining moment for local Christian communities in Late Antiquity. This volume contributes to a reassessment of the phenomenon of episcopal elections from the broadest possible perspective, examining the varied combination of factors, personalities, rules and habits that played a role in the process. Building on the... more...
Patterns of Episcopal Power / Strukturen bischöflicher Herrschaftsgewalt im westlichen Europa des 10. und 11. JahrhundertsDe Gruyter 2011; US$ 133.00
In medieval Europe, the death of a king could not only cause a dispute about the succession, but also a severe crisis. In times of a vacant throne particular responsibility fell to the bishops - whose general importance for the time around the first milennium has been revealed by recent scholarship - as royal counsellors and policy makers. This volume... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 94.99
A refutation of the conventional view that after the adoption of Christianity by the Roman empire the local community lost its voice in the appointment of bishops. Peter Norton argues that this right remained for longer than is normally assumed, with important consequences for our understanding of the administration of the later empire. - ;Peter Norton... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 124.95
The issue of clerical celibacy has played a long and profound role in the history of the Christian church. From the first Christian centuries to the present day, the question of whether clergy should be allowed to marry has attracted a vast amount of theological attention and debate. Yet despite the acknowledged importance of this issue, there have... more...