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- PublicAffairs 2014; US$ 26.99
On June 27, 1844, a mob stormed the jail in the dusty frontier town of Carthage, Illinois. Clamorous and angry, they were hunting down a man they saw as a grave threat to their otherwise quiet lives: the founding prophet of Mormonism, Joseph Smith. They wanted blood. At thirty-nine years old, Smith had already lived an outsized life. In addition... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 168.00
Pope John XXII, elected in 1316, reigned for 18 years and was the most significant if also the most controversial of the Popes who resided in Avignon. The essays in this volume, drawn from the disciplines of history, art, philosophy, theology, and the law, examine the conceptual and institutional conditions and the impact of his papacy and seek to... more...
- Fortress Press 2014; US$ 38.99
The Vision of Catholic Social Thought traces the emergence of solidarity and human rights as critical theological and philosophical pillars of the anthropology and ethics foundational to Catholic social teaching. Meghan J. Clark argues that the integration of human rights and the virtue of solidarity at the root of Catholic social tradition are unique... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 489.00
This volume of the critical complete edition of Ernst Troelsch?s works provides an edition of texts that the philosopher of culture and Protestant theologian published in the years 1903?1912. The texts included represent the enormous spectrum of Troeltsch?s theological and cultural philosophical ?uvre at the beginning of the 20th century. In an intensive... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95
The liturgy, the public worship of the Catholic Church, was crucial in forging the society of early medieval Rome, in that it oriented Roman society to God and fostered the dominance of the clergy. This study places the liturgy centre stage, filling a gap in research on early medieval Rome and demonstrating the utility of investigating how it functioned... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 149.95
For an entire millennium, Byzantine hagiography, inspired by the veneration of many saints, exhibited literary dynamism and a capacity to vary its basic forms. The subgenres into which it branched out after its remarkable start in the fourth century underwent alternating phases of development and decline that were intertwined with changes in the political,... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 23.13
Für gelingende Konfirmandenstunden stehen PfarrerInnen und ihren Teams in diesem Band Musterabläufe mit 16 Kernthemen von »A« wie Abendmahl bis »T« wie Taufe zur Auswahl. Erfahrungsorientiert und lebensnah wird erkundet, was Leben mit christlicher Religion bedeuten kann. Zusätzliche Bausteine sowie das digitale Zusatzmaterial (Bilder, Arbeitsblätter,... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 27.76
Der Briefwechsel zwischen Charlotte von Kirschbaum, die Weggefährtin Karl Barths, und Elisabeth Freiling, Sprecherin der Vikarinnen in der ?Bruderschaft rheinischer Hilfsprediger und Vikare?, ist ein einzigartiges Dokument des Kirchenkampfes im Bewusstsein der beiden bedeutenden Frauen. Er erörtert anschaulich alle Fragen, die damals virulent waren:... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2014; US$ 79.84
The author of Luke-Acts constructs a portrait of the Roman military that relies on a variety of literary stereotypes, anticipating that his authorial audience, familiar with the stereotypes, will bring their experience to bear in the process of more fully characterizing the soldiers. Expecting their antipathy, Luke upsets his authorial audience?s expectations.... more...