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- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 85.00
Mormonism: A Historical Encyclopedia helps readers explore a church that has gone from being an object of ridicule and sometimes violent persecution to a worldwide religion, counting prominent businesspeople and political leaders among its members (including former Massachusetts governor and recent presidential candidate Mitt Romney).||The encyclopedia... more...
- Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 134.99
Though known today largely for dating the creation of the world to 4004BC, James Ussher (1581-1656) was an important scholar and ecclesiastical leader in the seventeenth century. As Professor of Theology at Trinity College Dublin, and Archbishop of Armagh from 1625, he shaped the newly protestant Church of Ireland. Tracing its roots back to St Patrick,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 124.99
How do such people, with brilliant members and dull ones, fare when they pass from being a dominant minority to being a powerless one?' So asked the Kilkenny man-of-letters Hubert Butler (1900-1991) when considering the fate of Southern Protestants after Irish Independence. As both a product and critic of this culture, Butler posed the question... more...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2013; US$ 80.21
Enchanted Calvinism's central proposition is that Ghanaian Presbyterian communities, both past and present, have become significantly more enchanted--that is, more attuned to spiritual explanations of and remedies for suffering--as they have become more integrated into capitalist modes of production. The author draws on a specific Weberian concept... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2006; US$ 127.99
With more than 1,500,000 members and adherents in 109 countries, there is hardly anyone nowadays who is not familiar with the Salvation Army. And while many have been directly affected by its activities in health, relief, and community service, it is rare that one knows much about this unique Christian movement, which was founded in London in 1865... more...
- Black & White Publishing 2005; US$ 7.28
Looking to escape the black cloak of your Calvinist heritage? Feeling dismally depressed by tomes of gloomy Scottish sayings? Need an umbrella against life's constant drizzle of pessimism? The look no further than Positive Thinking for Calvinists - The School of Soft Knox. We all know that the Scottish psyche is a complex creature, a victim of centuries... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95
Perceptible inspiration', a term used by John Wesley to describe the complicated relationship between Holy Spirit, religious knowledge, and the nature of spiritual being, is not unlike the term 'Methodist' which was also coined by critics of Methodism during the eighteenth century in Britain. Wesleys adversaries - especially the pseudonymous... more...
- Crossway 2014; US$ 12.99
Contrary to popular perception, John Calvin was passionate about the spread of the gospel and the salvation of sinners. This book clears away tired stereotypes by examining the Reformer’s life, theology, and impact on the Calvinistic tradition. Part of the Refo500 line. more...
- 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...