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- Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 36.14
The canonical collections took their starting point from the ?sacred law? (ius sacrum) characteristic of canon law, since its norms promote the sanctification of the individual persons. This principle was the basis for the compilation of the so-called Pre-Gratian canon law collections, too. In the recent research, there have arisen new stresses on... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
George Augustus Selwyn (1809-1878) focuses on Selwyns theological formation, which places him in the context of the world of traditional high churchmanship, rather than the Oxford Movement narrowly conceived. It argues that his distinctiveness lay in the way in which he was able to transplant his vision of Anglicanism to the colonial context.... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 165.00
This is the first detailed study of the role of the Church in the commercialization of milling in medieval England. Focusing on the period from the late eleventh to the mid sixteenth centuries, it examines the estate management practices of more than thirty English religious houses founded by the Benedictines, Cistercians, Augustinians and other minor... more...
- The Lutterworth Press 2014; US$ 32.00
The Anglican way is a way of expressing faith in historical contextuality. This is especially true of Anglican ecclesiology. In this work, Jeffrey Driver confronts current issues in Anglican Christianity with both a confidence about faithfulness to the gospel over time and with a robust candour about the present. more...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2014; US$ 26.24
The men and women that followed the sixth-century customs of Benedict of Nursia (c.480-c.547) formed the most enduring, influential, numerous and widespread religious order of the Latin middle ages. Their liturgical practice, and their acquired taste for learning, served as a model for the medieval church as a whole: while new orders arose, they took... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 200.00
This book tells the remarkable story of the decline and revival of the Russian Orthodox Church in the first half of the twentieth century and the astonishing U-turn in the attitude of the Soviet Union?s leaders towards the church. In the years after 1917 the Bolsheviks? anti-religious policies, the loss of the former western territories of the Russian... more...
- LSU Press 2014; US$ 29.95
Hispanic parishioners at Grace Episcopal Church in New Orleans told Doss and Frade of their friends' and relatives' dire situation in Cuba and pleaded for assistance. The two organized first a series of "freedom flights" that helped rescue more than one thousand people, but these were cut off when the great Mariel boatlift began. In a riveting narrative,... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 40.00
Poet, social justice advocate, and theologian Thomas Merton (1915--1968) is arguably the most influential American Catholic author of the twentieth century. In his short lifetime, he penned over seventy books and maintained a brisk correspondence with colleagues around the globe. However, many Merton scholars and fans remain unaware of the significant... more...