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Orthodox Eastern Church

  • A Foreign and Wicked Institution?by Rene Kollar

    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...

  • Letters of Ascentby Bernard Clairvaux; Michael C. Voigts

    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...

  • My Soul Is in Haitiby Bertin Louis

    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...

  • George Augustus Selwyn (1809-1878)by Robert William Keith Wilson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    George Augustus Selwyn (1809-1878) focuses on Selwyn’s 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...

  • Ecclesiastical Lordship, Seigneurial Power and the Commercialization of Milling in Medieval Englandby Adam Lucas

    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...

  • A Polity of Persuasionby Jeffrey W. Driver

    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...

  • The Benedictines in the Middle Agesby James G. Clark

    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...

  • The Russian Orthodox Church, 1917-1948by Daniela Kalkandjieva

    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...

  • 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...

  • The Letters of Thomas Merton and Victor and Carolyn Hammerby F. Douglas Scutchfield; Paul Evans Jr. Holbrook; Paul M. Pearson

    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...