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- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 99.00
The history of the vexed relationship between clergy and warfare is traced through a careful examination of canon law. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
This comprehensive volume analyzes Chinese birth policies and population developments from the founding of the People's Republic to the 2000 census. The main emphasis is on China's 'Hardship Number One Under Heaven': the highly controversial one-child campaign, and the violent clash between family strategies and government policies it entails. Birth... more...
- Abingdon Press 2010; US$ 18.99
Henry H. Mitchell has completely revised and integrated his popular books The Recovery of Preaching and Black Preaching for seminarians and pastors--both Black and White--who are seeking to add power and vision to their sermons. Mitchell persuasively demonstrates that Black culture and preaching style are vital for the empowerment of Black congregations... more...
- Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 129.99 US$ 111.79
In this new study, James Brenneman confronts the issue of conflicting canons with full force, incorporating insights gained from both literary and biblical disciplines on the question of canon. He begins with an illuminating tour through contemporary literary theory from Hans Robert Jauss to Stanley Fish, and current discussions in theology about the... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 94.99
This book commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of the Second Vatican Council?s Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World. Through the lens of this crucial document, this book examines contemporary social issues such as immigration, women in the Church, environmental ethics, human rights, economic justice, and the Church in Africa.... more...
- Abingdon Press 2010; US$ 18.99
Over the centuries the church developed a number of metaphors, such as penal substitution or the ransom theory, to speak about Christ's death on the cross and the theological concept of the atonement. Yet too often, says Scot McKnight, Christians have held to the supremacy of one metaphor over against the others, to their detriment. He argues instead... more...
- BRILL 2010; US$ 147.00
The essays gathered in this volume explore church discipline and the Reformed consistory across Europe from the mid-sixteenth through the late eighteenth centuries. They offer imaginative, often unanticipated perspectives on the nature of censure and excommunication. Les articles réunis dans ce volume analysent disciplines ecclésiastiques et consistoires... more...
- NYU Press 2015; US$ 40.00
Al-Qadi al-Nu?man was the chief legal theorist and ideologue of the North African Fatimid dynasty in the tenth century. This translation makes available in English for the first time his major work on Islamic legal theory, which presents a legal model in support of the Fatimids? principle of legitimate rule over the Islamic community. Composed as... more...