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- Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 92.42
This book presents a historically and critically nuanced study of George Herbert's biblical poetics. Situating Herbert's work in the context of shifting ideas of biblical mystery, Gary Kuchar shows how Herbert negotiated two competing impulses within post-reformation thought?two contrary aspects of reformation spirituality as he inherited it: the... more...
- Dundurn 2016; US$ 29.99
St. John?s Church at York Mills was built in 1816 on land that had been donated by pioneer settlers: a little log building that was the first parish church in the City of Toronto. The brick church that stands there today, completed in 1844 and enlarged over the years, stands as a welcoming place of worship and repository of Canadian history. more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 84.99
This book evaluates William Temple?s theology and his pursuit of church unity. It exposes a number of paradoxes and conflicts that have generally gone under-appreciated in assessments of Temple. William Temple was one of the most outstanding leaders of the early ecumenical movement. In many ways his ecumenical efforts provided a paradigm... more...
- Andrews UK 2016; US$ 4.49
Using a trajectory of 20th century Anglican approaches to mission in rural Africa, this book tells the story of the development of an educational institution by tracing the faith journey of Eelin Beardall, a woman who dedicated thirty years of her life to the people of Nyamandlovu in Matabeleland region in Zimbabwe. Eelin and her husband Frank played... more...
Early Modern Jesuits between Obedience and Conscience during the Generalate of Claudio Acquaviva (1581-1615)Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
The Society of Jesus was founded by Ignatius Loyola on a principal of strict obedience to papal and superiors? authorities, yet the nature of the Jesuits's work and the turbulent political circumstances in which they operated, inevitably brought them into conflict with the Catholic hierarchy. In order to better understand and contextualise the debates... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
During the Reformation, the Book of Psalms became one of the most well-known books of the Bible. This was particularly true in Britain, where people of all ages, social classes and educational abilities memorized and sang poetic versifications of the psalms. Those written by Thomas Sternhold and John Hopkins became the most popular, and the simple... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
Confirmation was an important part of the life of the eighteenth-century church which consumed a significant part of the time of bishops, of clergy in their preparation of candidates, and of the candidates themselves in terms of a transition in their Christian life. Yet it has been almost entirely overlooked by scholars. This book aims to fill this... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
Andrew Melville is chiefly remembered today as a defiant leader of radical Protestantism in Scotland, John Knox?s heir and successor, the architect of a distinctive Scottish Presbyterian kirk and a visionary reformer of the Scottish university system. While this view of Melville?s contribution to the shaping of Protestant Scotland has been criticised... more...