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  • The Burning Saintsby Dimitris Xygalatas

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    The Anastenaria are Orthodox Christians in Northern Greece who observe a unique annual ritual cycle focused on two festivals, dedicated to Saint Constantine and Saint Helen. The festivals involve processions, music, dancing, animal sacrifices, and culminate in an electrifying fire-walking ritual. Carrying the sacred icons of the saints, participants... more...

  • Passport to Heaven (RLE Women and Religion)by Kathleen S. Lowney

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00

    This book focuses on the gender roles within the Unification Church, and on particularly the gender roles as expressed through the vows of marriage. It examines the more widely shared patriarchal assumptions about women in a circumscribed socio-religious environment, with the Church?s gender role system being investigated largely on the level of its... more...

  • The Catharsby Sean Martin

    Oldcastle Books 2014; US$ 13.99

    The gripping, tragic true story of a peaceful sect that was wiped out in Europe's first genocide Flourishing principally in the Languedoc and Italy, the Cathars taught that the world is evil and must be transcended through a simple life of prayer, work, fasting, and non-violence. They believed themselves to be the heirs of the true heritage of... more...

  • True Christianityby J. Russell Frazier

    James Clarke & Co 2014; US$ 41.00

    John William Fletcher (1729-1785) was a seminal theologian during the early Methodist movement and in the Church of England in the eighteenth century. Best known for the Checks to Antinomianism, he established a theology of history to defend the church against the encroachment of antinomianism as a polemic against hyper-Calvinism. Fletcher believed... more...

  • From Faith to Faithby Stanley J. Rodes

    James Clarke & Co 2014; US$ 43.00

    The very title of this volume makes a claim and extends an invitation. Simply put, the claim is this: John Wesley was an adherent of covenant theology. Consequently, a proper understanding of his theological thought - and of his soteriology in particular - is impossible apart from accounting for the influence of covenant theology on him. The invitation... more...

  • 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...

  • Elsie Chamberlainby Alan Argent

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    Elsie Chamberlain was a leading figure in British broadcasting and religious life. She was a pioneer in many areas: the first woman chaplain to the armed forces; the first nonconformist minister to marry an Anglican clergyman; the first woman producer in the religious broadcasting dept of the BBC and the first woman to present the daily service on... more...

  • Kirche mit anderenby Christoph Klein

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 34.72

    Dieser Band dokumentiert die Bemühungen um das ökumenische Gespräch und das friedliche Zusammenleben der historischen Kirchen in Rumänien in den letzten 50 Jahren. Er gewährt Einblick in das Engagement ihrer Theologen in ihrer spezifischen konfessionellen Situation und wirft ein Licht auf vielfältige geistliche Erfahrungen, sowohl in der schweren Zeit... more...

  • Religionskontroversen in der Friedensstadtby Friederike Mühlbauer

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 42.09

    Biographische Informationen Dr. Friederike Mühlbauer ist seit 2010 Lehrkraft an den »Diakonie Pflegeschulen Osnabrück«.   Reihe Studien zur Kirchengeschichte Niedersachsens - Band 048 more...

  • Unterscheidungskunstby John T. Pless; Christoph Barnbrock

    Edition Ruprecht 2014; US$ 20.94

    Sein oder Schein, gut oder schlecht? Immer wieder haben Menschen zu unterscheiden. Eine der wesentlichen Unterscheidungen im Raum lutherischer Theologie ist die von Gesetz und Evangelium, die die Vermischung der tröstlichen Christusbotschaft mit menschlichem Handlungsdruck zu vermeiden sucht. Was bedeutet das für die Predigt? In diesem Band werden... more...