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- James Clarke & Co 2014; US$ 39.50
This work explores the prejudice that existed against women in Victorian England who joined sisterhoods and worked in orphanages and in education and were committed to social work among the urban poor. The accomplishments of the nineteenth-century nuns and the opposition they overcame should serve as both an example and encouragement to all men and... more...
- James Clarke & Co 2014; US$ 32.00
Spiritual direction involves two willing participants: a director and a person or persons being directed. It happens more in the reality of life rather than in esoteric statements in books worth quoting from generation to generation. To understand Bernard of Clairvaux as a spiritual director, a basic understanding of the real Bernard, set in time and... more...
- NYU Press 2014; US$ 39.00
In the Haitian diaspora, as in Haiti itself, the majority of Haitians have long practiced Catholicism or Vodou. However, Protestant forms of Christianity now flourish both in Haiti and beyond. In the Bahamas, where approximately one in five people are now Haitian-born or Haitian-descended, Protestantism has become the majority religion for immigrant... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 150.00
Before examining in detail how Mormon women adopted and adapted nature and flower imagery as a theological mode of discussion and argument, we must ask the questions: Where can we place this literature and nature and flower imagery within the larger, American religious and cultural streams of the time?. more...
- Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 36.32
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...