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Canon & Ecclesiastical Law

  • Armsbearing and the Clergy in the History and Canon Law of Western Christianityby Lawrence G. Duggan

    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...

  • Birth Control in China 1949-2000by Thomas Scharping

    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...

  • Black Preachingby Henry H. Mitchell

    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... more...

  • Calvin Handbuchby Herman J. Selderhuis

    Mohr Siebeck 2009; US$ 40.26

    Hauptbeschreibung Die Calvinforschung erlebt derzeit ein erneutes Aufblühen weltweit. Der 500. Geburtstag Calvins, der im Jahr 2009 gefeiert wird, hat der Forschungsarbeit neue Impulse gegeben. Mit dem vorliegenden Handbuch soll die Forschung unterstützt und stimuliert werden. Die Beiträger möchten damit neben den Fachgelehrten auch jenen eine verlässliche... more...

  • Canon Law, Careers and Conquestby Jörg Peltzer

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 34.00

    A 2008 study of the politics of episcopal elections in twelfth- and thirteenth-century Normandy and Greater Anjou. more...

  • Canon Law and the Letters of Ivo of Chartresby Christof Rolker

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 28.00

    Major new study of Ivo of Chartres, providing a new interpretation of the authorship of works attributed to him. more...

  • Canons in Conflictby James E. Brenneman

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 109.99

    This text examines current literary theory and theological discussions and then applies these theories to a consideration of true and false biblical prophecy to reach an integrative resolution of authority and canon in a pluralistic context. more...

  • A Community Called Atonementby Scot McKnight

    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...

  • Das römisch-katholische Kirchenrechtby Norbert Lüdecke; Georg Bier

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2012; US$ 26.61

    Die neuartige Einführung in das katholische Kirchenrecht ist für den Erstkontakt konzipiert. Dazu werden exemplarische Fenster in das Kirchenrecht und die wissenschaftliche Befassung mit ihm geöffnet. Die lebensnahen Themeneinheiten bauen aufeinander auf, können mit Hilfe von Randverweisen aber auch einzeln studiert werden. Ausgangspunkte sind konkrete... more...

  • Dire l?interditby Raymond Mentzer; Françoise Moreil; Philippe Chareyre

    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...