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Orthodox Eastern Church

  • Literature or Liturgy?by Clemens Leonhard; Hermut Löhr

    Mohr Siebeck 2014; US$ 79.41

    Information about Ancient Christianity is preserved in literary texts. These sources contain passages that became liturgical texts during their history of reception while the context or form of some of them could suggest their ritualized use in the churches of New Testament times. The essays in this volume elaborate on the question of how ancient pieces... more...

  • Anglican Confirmation: 1662-1820by Phillip Tovey

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Drawing on new developments of the study of visitation returns and episcopal life and on primary research in historical records, Anglican Confirmation goes behind the traditional Tractarian interpretations to uncover the understanding and confidence of the eighteenth-century church in the rite of confirmation. The book will be of interest to eighteenth-century... more...

  • Patrick Ambrose Treacyby Regis Hickey

    University of Queensland Press 2014; US$ 16.99

    In the year that marks the centenary of Patrick Ambrose Treacy's death comes a book that captures the character of the man who did so much for private sector education for the Catholic Church throughout Australia. An 'enterprising immigrant' is how author Regis Hicket describes the Christian Brother. Born in Ireland in 1834, Patrick Ambrose Treacy... more...

  • Schriften zur Religionswissenschaft und Ethikby Trutz Rendtorff; Katja Thörner

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 489.00

    This volume of the critical complete edition of Ernst Troelsch?s works provides an edition of texts that the philosopher of culture and Protestant theologian published in the years 1903?1912. The texts included represent the enormous spectrum of Troeltsch?s theological and cultural philosophical ?uvre at the beginning of the 20th century. In an intensive... more...

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Byzantine Hagiography: Volume II: Genres and Contextsby Stephanos Efthymiadis

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 149.95

    For an entire millennium, Byzantine hagiography, inspired by the veneration of many saints, exhibited literary dynamism and a capacity to vary its basic forms. The subgenres into which it branched out after its remarkable start in the fourth century underwent alternating phases of development and decline that were intertwined with changes in the political,... more...

  • Charlotte von Kirschbaum und Elisabeth Freilingby Günther van Norden

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 27.61

    Der Briefwechsel zwischen Charlotte von Kirschbaum, die Weggefährtin Karl Barths, und Elisabeth Freiling, Sprecherin der Vikarinnen in der ?Bruderschaft rheinischer Hilfsprediger und Vikare?, ist ein einzigartiges Dokument des Kirchenkampfes im Bewusstsein der beiden bedeutenden Frauen. Er erörtert anschaulich alle Fragen, die damals virulent waren:... more...

  • The Russian Orthodox Church and Human Rightsby Kristina Stoeckl

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    This book examines the key 2008 publication of the Russian Orthodox Church on human dignity, freedom, and rights. It considers how the document was formed, charting the development over time of the Russian Orthodox Church's views on human rights. It analyzes the detail of the document, and assesses the practical and political impact inside the Church,... more...

  • Taking Stock of Bonhoefferby Stephen J. Plant

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 39.95

    Bonhoeffer's theology continues to prove richly fruitful in the 21st century. This book gathers together Stephen Plant's scholarly engagement with Bonhoeffer's life and theology over two decades. This collection makes accessible distinctive perspective on Bonhoeffer's theology, in particular on the key themes of biblical hermeneutics,... more...

  • 10 Questions about Prayer Every Christian Must Answerby Elmer L. Towns; Alex McFarland

    B&H Publishing Group 2014; US$ 14.99

    Ten of the most common yet challenging questions about praying to God are responded to by Christian apologist Alex McFarland and noted academic Elmer Towns. more...

  • Pannenberg on Evil, Love and Godby Mark Hocknull

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Pannenberg on Evil, Love and God examines a much-neglected aspect of the theological thought of one of the most original contemporary German theologians, Wolfhart Pannenberg: his theological and philosophical understanding of evil and its relationship to the love of God. The book seeks to correct a widely held misconception that in his theology, Pannenberg... more...