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  • Reading Auschwitz with Barthby Mark R. Lindsay

    James Clarke & Co 2014; US$ 26.00

    It has been widely accepted that few individuals had as great an influence on the church and its theology during the twentieth century as Karl Barth (1886-1968). His legacy continues to be explored and explained, with theologians around the world and from across the ecumenical spectrum vigorously debating the doctrinal ramifications of Barth’s... more...

  • Von der Reliquie zum Dingby Stefan Laube

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 126.00

    Das Christentum nimmt zur materiellen Kultur eine ambivalente Haltung ein. Einerseits schöpft es sein Selbstverständnis aus der Ablehnung oder Domestizierung idolatrischer Praktiken, andererseits greift es in vielfältiger Weise auf einen Kult der Dinge zurück. In exemplarischen Untersuchungen der christlichen Dingkultur vom Spätmittelalter bis ins... more...

  • Saint Andrewby Michael TRB Turnbull

    Neil Wilson Publishing 2014; US$ 14.57

    Saint Andrew and the Saltire have contributed much to the culture and identity of Scotland of the centuries. As early expressions of commercial and intellectual dynamism, communication and diplomatic skills they encouraged Scots to seek and develop closer ties with Europe. Not only are the Saint and the Saltire venerated mechanisms of reconciliation... more...

  • Wedding Bells and Chimney Sweepsby Bruce Montague

    John Blake 2014; US$ 8.99

    The wedding; that special day of happiness, love, and dodgy DJs?marred only by the odd drunken uncle. But have you ever wondered about the stories behind all the customs, jokes, and and quirky rituals we now take for granted?   Wedding Bells and Chimney Sweeps is treasure trove of fun facts, myth, superstition, and old wives? tales about the happiest?and... more...

  • Der Erlebnisraum Lutherstadt Wittenbergby Silvio Reichelt

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 83.02

    Silvio Reichelts Arbeit untersucht den in Wittenberg gepflegten Umgang mit dem reformationsgeschichtlichen Erbe der Stadt unter den Bedingungen von fünf verschiedenen politischen Systemen. Die analytische Tiefenbohrung im »historisch langen Bogen« von 1883 bis 2011 zeigt, wie der Erlebnisraum Lutherstadt Wittenberg als historischer Raum des Wissens,... more...

  • Intellektuelle in der Bundesrepublik Deutschlandby Thomas Kroll; Tilman Reitz

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 39.43

    In der zeithistorischen Forschung zur BRD sind theoretische Analysen und theoriegeleitete Vergleiche von Rollenmustern, organisatorischen Strukturen, diskursiven Vernetzungen und der funktionalen Einbettung des Handelns von Intellektuellen noch immer Desiderate. Der Band eröffnet neue Perspektiven der Intellektuellenforschung. Er konzentriert sich... more...

  • Let the Bastards Goby Joe Morris Doss

    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...

  • Le Vite di Santi del codice Magliabechiano XXXVIII. 110 della Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenzeby Zeno Lorenzo Verlato

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 266.00

    The volume contains the critical edition of a vernacular collection of lives of the saints around 1300, most of which come from the Legenda aurea des Jacopo da Varazze and present its earliest vernacularisation. In addition, the volume provides a linguistic examination of the style and strategies used to translate hagiographic texts and their specific... more...

  • Johannes Mulberg OP (? 1414)by Sabine von Heusinger

    De Gruyter 2000; US$ 133.00

    Die Autorin stellt am Beispiel des Dominikaners Johannes Mulberg einen exemplarischen spätmittelalterlichen Lebenslauf vor. Mulberg zählte zu den ersten Dominikanerobservanten. Ablauf und Scheitern der ersten Phase dieser Reformrichtung werden untersucht. Geleitet von observantem Gedankengut, verfolgte Mulberg in den Jahren von 1405 bis 1411 die Basler... more...

  • The Encyclopedia of Eastern Orthodox Christianity, 2 Volume Setby John Anthony McGuckin

    Wiley 2010; US$ 427.00

    With a combination of essay-length and short entries written by a team of leading religious experts, the two-volume En cyclopedia of Eastern Orthodoxy offers the most comprehensive guide to the cultural and intellectual world of Eastern Orthodox Christianity available in English today. An outstanding reference work providing the first English... more...