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- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 24.95
While many of us are familiar with such famous words as, "Dearly beloved, we are gathered together here. . ." or "Ashes to ashes, dust to dust," we may not know that they originated with The Book of Common Prayer , which first appeared in 1549. Like the words of the King James Bible and Shakespeare, the language of this prayer book has saturated... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 33.99
Hundreds of entries on significant persons and events, concepts and institutions, rituals and liturgy, and national communities, make this an invaluable reference for religious historians, theologians, and researchers. Also included are an introduction, a chronology that traces the church's evolution over time, and a bibliography. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 114.95
Focusing on the concept of anamnesis (remembrance or memorial), this book highlights a language of connection between the integration of historical, sacramental and ecclesial embodiments of Christ. It explores the source event of the Church's life and the transformative encounter with Christ in the Eucharist, the effects of which are seen in social/ethical/political... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 57.50
The sign outside the conservative, white church in the small southern U.S. town announces that the church is part of the Episcopal Church--of Rwanda. In Anglican Communion in Crisis , Miranda Hassett tells the fascinating story of how a new alliance between conservative American Episcopalians and African Anglicans is transforming conflicts between... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 9.99
What is Anglicanism? How is it different from other forms of Christianity, and how did it come to have so many different versions throughout the world?. This Very Short Introduction highlights the diversity of contemporary Anglicanism by exploring its fascinating history, theology, and structure, and reveals what it is that holds Anglicanism together... more...
- Cowley Publications 2006; US$ 14.99
At once informal and literate, these prayers are also deeply personal...Their eloquence comes from the personal struggle they contain?a struggle to believe, to keep going, a spiritual contest that is agonized, courageous and not always won. more...