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  • Holy Nationby Sarah Crabtree

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 36.00

    Early American Quakers have long been perceived as retiring separatists, but in Holy Nation Sarah Crabtree transforms our historical understanding of the sect by drawing on the sermons, diaries, and correspondence of Quakers themselves. Situating Quakerism within the larger intellectual and religious undercurrents of the Atlantic World, Crabtree... more...

  • Jesaja 1 - Eine Exegese der Eröffnung des Jesaja-Buchesby Joachim Eck

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 168.00

    This interpretation of the opening of the Book of Isaiah proposes a typology of prophetic superscriptions, challenges the existence ofthe genre of aprophetic lawsuit, and interprets Israel?s offenses against the socially vulnerable as a resistance to the just rule of JHWH with calamitous consequences. Seen in the light of Isa.1, Isaiah?s... more...

  • Maleachi, ein Hermeneutby Jutta Noetzel

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    This volume explores a hermeneutical question. The secret of Malachi can be found in a new understanding of the prophet within the narrative as told in the Book of the Twelve. Prophecy is biblical interpretation. Malachi is not a literary figure. As he takes form, he is fallible. As a revelatory communicator, he interprets the situation... more...

  • The Catholic Invasion of Chinaby D. E. Mungello

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 39.99

    The culmination of Mungello?s 40 years of study on Sino-Western history, this book provides a compelling and nuanced history of Catholicism in modern China. In this important work, Mungello corrects a major misreading of Chinese history by arguing that the growth of an indigenous church in the 20th century transformed the negative aspects of the... more...

  • Götter für die Torenby Sonja Ammann

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    Old Testament polemics against other gods, mocking them as powerless images, are often viewed as lacking great theological import. Drawing on Isa: 40?48, Jer. 10, Ps. 135, EpJer and SapSal, this study examines the history of such polemics and shows their connection to the wisdom tradition. The analysis of links between polemics against... more...

  • L?apologétique dans la pensée de Paul Tillichby Benoit Mathot

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00

    This work retraces the ways that Paul Tillich conceived of the question of apologetics. It refers back to the theologian?s earliest writings and shows a shift in his understanding of apologetics: he went from an apologetics of attack toward an apologetics of response, tied to his correlative method. In addition, the study takes up the... more...

  • Jesusüberlieferung bei Paulus?by Christine Jacobi

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 168.00

    Does Paul make use of the Jesus tradition? This question is examined through parallel textual traditions in New Testament texts. The analysis compels revision of the idea of linear continuity in the textual tradition, from Jesus?s annunciation through the Letters of the Apostles. In the light of the Jesus story, Paul and early Christianity... more...

  • Die Juden im Petrusevangeliumby Philipp Augustin

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    The notably negative presentation of the Jews is a frequently raised topic of discussion about the Gospel of Peter, but this phenomenon has not been examined in detail until now. This book offers the first detailed narratological analysis of the depiction of the Jews in the Gospel of Peter and examines it in the context of theological... more...

  • Chosen for His Peopleby Jane Swan; Scott M. Kenworthy

    Holy Trinity Publications 2015; US$ 14.99

    St. Tikhon, Patriarch of Moscow (Vasily Ivanovich Bellavin, 1865?1925) is one of the most important figures of both Russian and Orthodox Church history in the 20th century. Yet 90 years after his death this remains the only complete biography ever published in the English language. It has now been updated and revised with a new preface and bibliography,... more...

  • Pragmatic Tolerationby Victoria Christman

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 120.00

    Argues that practices of religious toleration first emerged not as the outgrowth of ideological beliefs about human rights, but rather as a practical consequence of religious coexistence. more...