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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 39.95
Society Shaped by Theology explores the possibility that theological concepts may sometimes still be influential in the modern world. It follows in the tradition of Max Weber, arguing that theological virtues and debates can at times be transposed, wittingly or unwittingly, into society at large. Gill examines the unusual instance of the public debate... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 42.00
This book examines new evidence about church communities, and it shows that churchgoers are distinctive in their attitudes, beliefs and behaviour. However, these are shared by many non-churchgoers as well. The distinctiveness of church communities in the modern world is thus real but relative, and is central to Christian ethics. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 26.00
Following the same formula as other Cambridge Companions, this book is written by leading international experts in Christian ethics and is aimed at students on upper-level undergraduate courses, and at graduate students and teachers. Its eighteen chapters provide a comprehensive introduction to Christian ethics which is both authoritative and up-to-date. more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 109.95
This book is for geoscience students taking introductory or intermediate-level courses in igneous petrology, to help develop key skills (and confidence) in identifying igneous minerals, interpreting and allocating appropriate names to unknown rocks presented to them. The book thus serves, uniquely, both as a conventional course text and as a practical... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 2002; US$ 130.00
Churches everywhere are experiencing change. In his thought-provoking book, Professor Robin Gill identifies the main challenges facing the church and reflects on how Christians should respond.He first studies the immense moral challenges of our rapidly changing world: religion and the environment, the arms trade (including reflection on the global... more...
- SPCK 2011; US$ 18.94
Theologians are involved in a wide variety of public committees concerned with ethical issues arising from modern science, and are still holding their own against critics such as Richard Dawkins. It is important that a wide range of people are aware of how to be responsibly involved in these discussions, and to avoid the knee-jerk reactions of fundamentalists.... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 39.95
In the first book of his new trilogy on Sociological Theology, Gill argues that a sociological perspective makes an important contribution to theology. Having explored objections raised by theologians and sociologists, Gill explains that a proper understanding of social context is a prerequisite for effective theology and how sociological perspective... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 39.95
Theology Shaped by Society argues that theology can be seen as a 'socially constructed reality' that is sometimes dangerously related to power but, at other times, that is a positively engaged discipline taking the risk of being shaped by particular societies and cultures. From this second perspective theology is seen properly as a thoroughly... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 32.00
Contemporary culture encourages self love while depriving us of the resources needed to discern what it means to love ourselves rightly. Darlene Fozard Weaver argues that proper self love involves truthfulness of and to the self, embodied in actions and relations, under the norms of love for God and neighbor. more...