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Church unity. Ecumenical movement. Interdenominational cooperation

  • The Shared Parishby Brett C. Hoover

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 73.50

    As faith communities in the United States grow increasingly more diverse, many churches are turning to the shared parish , a single church facility shared by distinct cultural groups who retain their own worship and ministries. The fastest growing and most common of these are Catholic parishes shared by Latinos and white Catholics. Shared parishes... more...

  • Lebendige Seelsorge 4/2014by Erich Garhammer

    Echter Verlag 2014; US$ 6.67

    "Mit Christus Brücken bauen? war das Motto des Katholikentages 2014 in Regensburg. Hans-Joachim Sander und Susanne Sandherr deuten die Brückenmetapher theologisch und spirituell. Für Kardinal Lehmann zeigt sich die Tragik der Kirchenspaltung gerade im persönlichen Bereich von Ehe und Familie. Deshalb, so bekennt er in seinem Beitrag, bleibe sein... more...

  • Muslime und Araber bei Iso'jahb III. (649-659)by Ovidiu Ioan

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 40.20

    Mitte des 7. Jahrhunderts eroberten die arabisch-muslimischen Truppen schrittweise die Kerngebiete des Persischen Reiches und forderten dadurch die Hierarchie der Kirche des Ostens zu einer theologischen und kirchenpolitischen Reaktion heraus. Die Kirche hatte schon seit Jahrhunderten intensive Erfahrungen mit den Arabern gemacht und war besonders... more...

  • Hope in Actionby Steven M. Rodenborn

    Fortress Press 2014; US$ 38.99

    This volume contends against a major lacuna in the story of eschatology in the twentieth century by offering a historical and comparative analysis of Edward Schillebeeckx?s prophetic eschatology and Johann Baptist Metz?s apocalyptic eschatology with the goal of identifying relative advantages and limitations of these divergent eschatological frameworks... more...

  • Orthodox Identities in Western Europeby Maria Hämmerli; Jean-François Mayer

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    The Orthodox migration in the West matters, despite its unobtrusive presence. It matters in a way that has not yet been explored in social and religious studies: in terms of size, geographical scope, theological input and social impact. This book explores the adjustment of Orthodox migrants and their churches to Western social and religious contexts... more...

  • Consul of God (Routledge Revivals)by Jeffrey Richards

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Gregory the Great, whose reign spanned the years between 590 and 604 A.D., was one of the most remarkable figures of the early medieval Papacy. Aristocrat, administrator, teacher and scholar, he ascended the throne of St Peter at a time of acute crisis for the Roman Church. Consul of God , first published in 1980, revises the traditional picture... more...

  • Catholicism and the American Experienceby James P. MacGuire

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 29.99

    What does it mean to be Catholic in America? Catholicism and the American Experience highlights the proceedings of the fifth annual Portsmouth Institute conference on the unique elements of American Catholicism. This book features essays from Robert George, Peter Steinfels, George Weigel, E. J. Dionne, and many more. more...

  • Jugend - Kirchen - Räumeby Petra Dais; Robby Höschele

    buch+musik 2014; US$ 11.16

    Jugend - Kirchen - Räume, das Magazin für mehr Jugendkirche in Kirchenräumen bietet Anregung und Unterstützung bei der Einrichtung von Jugendkirchen. Erfahrungen aus der Jugendkirche Stuttgart werden auf die Möglichkeiten und Gegebenheiten mittlerer Städte übersetzt. Zahlreiche Fotos und Praxisbeispiele regen die Fantasie zur Realisierung eigener Jugendkirchen-Projekte... more...

  • Pascha-Mysteriumby Simon A. Schrott

    Verlag Friedrich Pustet 2014; US$ 49.12

    Mit der Theologie des Pascha-Mysteriums legte das Zweite Vatikanische Konzil die Grundlage für die Reform der Liturgie und ihre theologische Ergründung. Dieser Synthese aus Liturgie, Soteriologie und Heilsgeschichte widmet sich die vorliegende Arbeit. Dazu wird die Genese dieses Programmwortes bis hin zum Konzil untersucht. Den Schwerpunkt bildet die... more...

  • New Voices in Greek Orthodox Thoughtby Trine Stauning Willert

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95

    Demonstrating that in late modernity, parallel to rising nationalisms, there is a shift towards religious communities becoming the central axis for cultural organization and progressive thinking, this book presents Greece as a case study based on empirical field data from contemporary theology and religious education, and makes a unique contribution... more...