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- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 150.00
Before examining in detail how Mormon women adopted and adapted nature and flower imagery as a theological mode of discussion and argument, we must ask the questions: Where can we place this literature and nature and flower imagery within the larger, American religious and cultural streams of the time?. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
George Augustus Selwyn (1809-1878) focuses on Selwyns 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Holy Trinity Publications 2014; US$ 29.99
This is the unlikely history of a centuries old church located at the heart of England?s capital city. Founded in the early-18th century by a Greek Archbishop from Alexandria in Egypt, the church was aided by the nascent Russian Empire of Tsar Peter the Great and joined by Englishmen finding in it the Apostolic faith. The church later became a spiritual... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 15.35
Mit dieser Einführung legen die Autoren erstmals ein Lehrbuch für religiöse Erwachsenenbildung vor, das sich den neuen gesellschaftlichen Herausforderungen der pluralen, individualisierten und medialisierten Welt stellt. In vier klar aufeinander aufbauenden Hauptteilen werden zunächst die Fragen nach den Voraussetzungen der Zielgruppe religiöser Erwachsenenbildung... more...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 20.18
Die Freundschaft zwischen dem Ägyptologen und Schriftsteller Georg Ebers und dem Theologen Franz Overbeck begann während ihrer gemeinsamen Privatdozentenzeit: Von 1865 bis 1896 lehrten beide an der Universität Jena. Ebers war zu Lebzeiten eine öffentliche Figur, durch seinen Fund des Papyros Ebers und vor allem durch seine Romane. Overbeck war eher... more...