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- Wiley 2013; US$ 90.95
This short book by one of France's leading historians deals with a big question: how was it that Christianity, that masterpiece of religious invention, managed, between 300 and 400 AD, to impose itself upon the whole of the Western world? In his erudite and inimitable way, Paul Veyne suggests three possible explanations. Was it because a Roman emperor,... more...
- Start Publishing LLC 2013; US$ 0.99
Religious text written by George Müller more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.50
Many people agree that prayer is a central feature of spiritual life. But what is prayer? Scientific and Pastoral Perspectives on Intercessory Prayer: An Exchange Between Larry Dossey, MD, and Health Care Chaplains explores common questions and concerns about intercessory prayer, or the act of praying for the benefit of others, from several different... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 102.77
Hauptbeschreibung Dieser Band widmet sich Juliane v. Krüdener, die zu Beginn des 19. Jahrhunderts als Missionarin in Europa tätig war. Es wird beleuchtet, wie das missonarische Handeln der baltisch-adligen Botschaftergattin im Zusammenhang mit den kirchenhistorischen Bewegungen von Pietismus und Erweckungsbewegung zu sehen ist und inwiefern sie tranformierend... more...
- Start Publishing LLC 2013; US$ 1.99
Excerpt The diocese of Qu'Appelle, in the province of Saskatchewan, Western Canada, is so named from the Indian story which tells of the maiden who lay dying, calling piteously for her lover. He, far off in his canoe on the Saskatchewan River, suddenly heard a voice, and answered: "Qu'Appelle." The voice came again, and then he knew it for that of... more...
- University of California Press 2013; US$ 34.95
The British and Foreign Bible Society is one of the most illustrious Christian charities in the United Kingdom. Founded by evangelicals in the early nineteenth century and inspired by developments in printing technology, its goal has always been to make Bibles universally available. Over the past several decades, though, Bible Society has faced a radically... more...
- Basic Books 2013; US$ 29.99
In late 1832, a young missionary couple sailed from the Chesapeake Bay, headed for western Africa. John Leighton Wilson and his wife, Jane, were traveling to the colony of Liberia, where they?and their fellow passengers, mostly liberated slaves and freeborn African Americans?hoped to find an alternative to the inequality of the American South. Soon... more...
- LSU Press 2013; US$ 19.95
When the Reverend Halvor Ronning, his sister Thea, and fellow missionary Hannah Rorem set out in 1891 to found a Lutheran mission and school in the interior of China, they could not have foreseen the ways in which that decision would ripple across generations of the Ronning family. Halvor and Hannah would marry, and their son Chester, born in Hubei... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 92.12
Hauptbeschreibung The last third of the 19th century witnessed a considerable increase in the active participation of women in the various Christian missions. Katharina Stornig focusses onthe Catholic case, and particularly explores the activities and experiences of German missionary nuns, the so-called Servants of the Holy Spirit,in colonial Togo... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00
First major study in English of the Japanese 'hidden' Christians - the Kakure Kirishitan, who chose to remain separate from the Catholic Church when religious toleration was granted in 1873 - and the development of the faith and rituals from the 16th century to the present day. more...