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- The Lutterworth Press 2014; US$ 30.00
Abraham and Sarah were presented with a paradox when God told them they would have a son in their old age. Paradox in the Old Testament plays an important part in the dialogue between God and the Jews. In the New Testament, paradox is prominent in Jesus' teaching and helps to explain the Christian understanding of salvation. Today paradox arises... more...
- The Lutterworth Press 2014; US$ 38.00
Contemporary technology has the potential to hinder humanitys attainment of freedom in the opinion of Thomas Merton and Jacques Ellul. Both thinkers offer unique perspectives on the impact that they believe technology has had on society in the twentieth century, and they both offer unconventional definitions of the concept of freedom.Shaw compares... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95
The city is an ambiguous symbol in the Bible. The founder of the first city is the murderer, Cain. The city of Jerusalem is the place chosen by God, yet is also a place of wrong-doing and injustice. Jesus seems to have largely avoided cities except Jerusalem, where he was crucified. 'The City in Biblical Perspective' examines the archaeological and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
The rapid advancement of technology has led to an explosion of speculative theories about what the future of humankind may look like. These "technological futurisms" have arisen from significant advances in the fields of nanotechnology, biotechnology and information technology and are drawing growing scrutiny from the philosophical and theological... more...
- NYU Press 2014; US$ 22.00
Queerness and Christianity, often depicted as mutually exclusive, both challenge received notions of the good and the natural. Nowhere is this challenge more visible than in the identities, faiths, and communities that queer Christians have long been creating. As Christians they have staked a claim for a Christianity that is true to their self-understandings. ... more...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 55.01
Max Weber?s Protestant Ethic is undoubtedly the most widely-read text in Western social theory of the last century. But is it really known? The proposition of this book is that it is not. Innumerable readers will ?know? it for their own pedagogic and theoretical purposes, but properly historical grasp of the work?s full range of meanings, of its place... more...
- 'fontis 2014; US$ 15.99
Der Popkultur entrinnen wir nicht - wir sind in ihr verwurzelt und mit ihr verwachsen. Wie lebt man als Christ in dieser Welt der Popkultur? Manche versuchen, "weltliche" Beschäftigungen ganz zu meiden, während andere alles gierig konsumieren, was die Kultur ihnen bietet. Doch wenn Christus der Herr des ganzen Lebens ist, muss es auch möglich sein,... more...
- C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 28.45
Das Christentum hat seit der Antike nicht nur die Künste, sondern auch das Zusammenleben, Wirtschaften und Herrschen vor allem in Europa zutiefst geprägt und so die Welt immer mehr mit seinem Ausblick auf eine göttliche Dimension ?verzaubert?, bis jeder Winkel der Kultur ? und auch noch der Krieg ? christianisiert war. Mit der Aufklärung setzte eine... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 35.00
Amid the variety of human experiences, the comic occupies a distinctive place. It is simultaneously ubiquitous, relative, and fragile. In this book, Peter L. Berger reflects on the nature of the comic and its relationship to other human experiences. Originally published in 1997, the second edition includes a new preface reflecting on Berger?s work... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
The continued importance of Christian rhetorics in political, social, pedagogical, and civic affairs suggests that such rhetorics not only belong on the map of rhetorical studies, but are indeed essential to the geography of rhetorical studies in the twenty-first century. This collection argues that concerning ourselves with religious rhetorics in... more...