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- Ohio University Press 2011; US$ 22.99
Christianity and Public Culture in Africa takes readers beyond familiar images of religious politicians and populations steeped in spirituality. It shows how critical reason and Christian convictions have combined in surprising ways as African Christians confront issues such as national constitutions, gender relations, and the continuing struggle... more...
- James Clarke & Co 2014; US$ 30.00
Christianity is never just about beliefs but habits and practices-for better or worse. Theology always reflects the social location of the theologian-including her privileges and prejudices-all the time working with a particular, often undisclosed, notion of what is normal. Therefore theology is never "neutral"-it defends particular constructions... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 46.95
This tenth anniversary revised edition of the authoritative text on Christianity’s first thousand years of history features a new preface, additional color images, and an updated bibliography. The essential general survey of medieval European Christendom, Brown’s vivid prose charts the compelling and tumultuous rise of an institution that... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00
It is now a common refrain among liberals that Christian Right pastors and television pundits have hijacked evangelical Christianity for partisan gain. The Politics of Evangelical Identity challenges this notion, arguing that the hijacking metaphor paints a fundamentally distorted picture of how evangelical churches have become politicized. The... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95
The Greek philosopher Porphyry of Tyre had a reputation as the fiercest critic of Christianity. It was well-deserved: he composed fifteen discourses against the Christians, so offensive that Christian emperors ordered them to be burnt. We thus rely on the testimonies of three prominent Christian writers to know what Porphyry wrote. Porphyry in Fragments... more...
- Echter Verlag 2013; US$ 22.97
Festschriften sind Zeichen der Verbundenheit und Wertschätzung eines akademischen Lehrers und Wissenschaftlers. Sie tragen dazu bei, den Forschungsstand in jenen Bereichen zu diskutieren, denen sich der Geehrte in seinem wissenschaftlichen Wirken besonders gewidmet hat. Im Fall des Erfurter Kirchenhistorikers Josef Pilvousek sind dies unter anderem... more...
- Echter Verlag 2013; US$ 21.88
Die Reihe "Theologische Lehr- und Lernbücher" vermittelt Studierenden, Theologen und an der Theologie Interessierten die zentralen Themen theologischer Disziplinen. Sie behandelt auf dem neuesten Forschungsstand jene Themen, die sich im universitären Lehrbetrieb als zentral erwiesen haben, weil sie das Leben und die Theologie bis heute prägen.... more...
- University of Queensland Press 2014; US$ 15.99
First published in 1974, Church and State in Tonga is a classic study of the formative period of modern Tongan history. The years covered are from the re-establishment of the Wesleyan Methodist mission in the 1820s until the promulgation of the Tongan constitution in 1875. The missionaries assumed the role of political advisors, but by the 1850s... more...
- James Clarke & Co 2014; US$ 26.00
On the eve of his battle against Maxentius at Milvian Bridge in 312, Flavius Valerius Constantinus (ca. 273/74-337) reportedly saw a symbol in the sky, which played a role in his conversion to faith in the Christian God and began a new chapter in the relationship between church and state.What happens to the church when the emperor becomes a Christian?... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 17.99
In The Story of Christianity: Volume 1 , Justo L. González, author of the highly praised three-volume History of Christian Thought , presents a narrative history of Christianity, from the Early Church to the Dawn of the Protestant Reformation. From Jesus? faithful apostles to the early reformist John Wycliffe, González skillfully traces core theological... more...