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  • Gratitudeby Peter J. Leithart

    Baylor University Press 2014; US$ 49.95

    The cultural story of gifts given and received more...

  • The Rhetoric of Sir Garfield Toddby Michael W. Casey

    Baylor University Press 2007; US$ 54.95

    This work assembles the best of Todd's (available) speeches and provides an analysis of their rhetorical and political significance. Sir Garfield Todd's (1908-2002) lifelong support of African rights earned him initial political success, subsequent imprisonment, and, finally, rightful recognition. Often labeled a liberal in the British political tradition,... more...

  • Religious Interests in Community Conflictby Paul A. Djupe; Laura R. Olson

    Baylor University Press 2007; US$ 39.95

    This volume investigates some of the most visible issues in American politics today, including gay marriage and race, along with ongoing concerns that often fly below the radar of the mass media, such as healthcare and homelessness. The book uncovers explores the political motivations, effectiveness, and interplay of organized religious interests as... more...

  • Southern Missionsby Charles R. Wilson

    Baylor University Press 2006; US$ 15.95

    Southern Missions places the religious history of The American South in a global context. The global connections of southern religion reflect a tradition within the American South that historians have failed to examine. This study sweeps from the diversity of Christian and Jewish groups in the colonial South to the contemporary migration of ethnic... more...

  • Hippies of the Religious Rightby Preston Shires

    Baylor University Press 2007; US$ 34.95

    This volume demonstrates that the Christian Right has a surprising past. Historical analysis reveals that the countercultural movements and evangelicalism share a common heritage. Shires warns that political operatives in both parties need to heed this fact if they hope to either, in the case of the Republican Party, retain their evangelical constituency,... more...

  • Heroes and Villainsby Mike Alsford

    Baylor University Press 2007; US$ 24.95

    Mike Alsford introduces us to a range of heroic and villainous archetypes on a journey through film, television, comic books, and literature. On the way, he addresses questions such as: What is a true hero? What is a true villain? Have we misunderstood these terms? What kind of societal values do our mythical heroes and villains represent? In trying... more...

  • Doing More with Lifeby Michael R. Miller

    Baylor University Press 2007; US$ 34.95

    Vocation is most often linked with a specific calling for those in professional ministry. Doing More with Life explores the way higher education can expand this limited understanding of vocation. Specifically, this volume shows that higher education can clarify how God calls all people, allow mentoring across specific vocations, and inspire future... more...

  • Ancient Letters and the New Testamentby Hans-Josef Klauck

    Baylor University Press 2006; US$ 39.95

    This volume places the New Testament letters squarely in the middle of all the important letter corpora of antiquity. Chapters cover the basic letter formula, papyrus and postal delivery, non-literary and diplomatic correspondence, Greek and Latin literary letters, epistolary theory, letters in early Judaism, and all the letters of the New Testament.... more...

  • Classical Antiquity and the Politics of Americaby Michael Meckler

    Baylor University Press 2006; US$ 34.95

    Although most prevalent and obvious during the early decades of the Republic, the influence of classical antiquity on American politics persists even into the 21st century. This study tracks the movement of classicism throughout U.S. history and illustrates how the ancient Greeks and Romans continue to influence political theory and determine policy... more...

  • Critical Issues in American Religious Historyby Robert R. Mathisen

    Baylor University Press 2006; US$ 44.95

    Americans as a religious people experience both tension and indecision as they wrestle with a variety of critical issues every day. American society continually struggles with its religious past. The primary and secondary materials included in this volume track religious America's efforts to articulate its identity and destiny and implement its religious... more...