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- Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 159.99
Standing Against the Whirlwind is a history of the Evangelical party in the Episcopal Church in nineteenth-century America. A surprising revisionist account of the church's first century, it reveals the extent to which evangelical Episcopalians helped to shape the piety, identity, theology, and mission of the church. Using the life and career of... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.24
For decades the accepted wisdom has been that America's mainline Protestant churches are in decline, eclipsed by evangelical mega-churches. Church and religion expert Diana Butler Bass wondered if this was true, and this book is the result of her extensive, three-year study of centrist and progressive churches across the country. Her surprising findings... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.24
?It would be difficult to imagine anyone reading this book without finding some new insight or inspiration, some new and unexpected testimony to the astonishing breadth of Christianity through the centuries.? ? Philip Jenkins, author of The Lost History of Christianity ?Interesting, insightful, illuminating, and remarkably relevant.? ? Marcus... more...
- HarperCollins 2012; US$ 11.99
Diana Butler Bass, one of contemporary Christianity?s leading trend-spotters, exposes how the failings of the church today are giving rise to a new ?spiritual but not religious? movement. Using evidence from the latest national polls and from her own cutting-edge research, Bass, the visionary author of A People?s History of Christianity, continues... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 19.99
The conventional wisdom about mainline Protestantism maintains that it is a dying tradition, irrelevant to a postmodern society, unresponsive to change, and increasingly disconnected from its core faith tenets. In her provocative new book, historian and researcher Diana Butler Bass argues that there are signs that mainline Protestant churches are indeed... more...
- HarperCollins 2015; US$ 15.99
The headlines are clear: religion is on the decline in America as many people leave behind traditional religious practices. Diana Butler Bass, leading commentator on religion, politics, and culture, follows up her acclaimed book Christianity After Religion by arguing that what appears to be a decline actually signals a major transformation in how... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 20.99
In The Practicing Congregation (Alban, 2004), Diana Butler Bass explored the phenomenon of "intentional congregations," an emerging style of congregational vitality in which churches creatively and intentionally re-appropriate traditional Christian practices such as hospitality, discernment, contemplative prayer, and testimony. Against the steady flow... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 17.99
Living Our Story explores how good narrative work?the retrieval, construction, and performance of valued stories?takes place in ministry. Authors Larry A. Golemon, Lee Ramsey, N. Graham Standish, Tim Shapiro, Carol Johnson, Mike Mather, Niles Elliot Goldstein, and Diana Butler Bass examine this question from a variety of perspectives, including... more...
- BCS Learning & Development Limited 2013; US$ 30.99
This unrivalled study aid and reference tool is divided into themed sections making it much more than just a list of definitions. It is designed to support those taking computer courses or courses where computers are used, including GCSE, A-Level, ECDL and 14-19 Diplomas in Functional Skills, in schools and further education colleges. more...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 79.99
Statistics show that women outnumber men at most universities and that women?s pay still lags behind men?s, but numbers can only hint at the broader story. This edited collection fills that gap with the stories of twelve women?from part-time faculty members to college presidents?who answer key questions such as why they pursued a career in the academy,... more...