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  • Thinking in the Spiritby Douglas Jacobsen

    Indiana University Press 2003; US$ 19.95

    This book is about the boisterous beginnings of the American Pentecostal movement and the ideas that defined that movement during those formative years. It follows a group of men who rethought the Christian faith in light of their new experience of God. Thinking in the Spirit aims to provide scholars... more...

  • A Brief History of Christianityby Carter Lindberg

    Wiley 2009; US$ 115.95 US$ 100.49

    Charting the rise and development of Christianity, Carter Lindberg has succeeded in writing a concise and compelling history of the world’s largest religion. He spans over 2,000 years of colorful incident to give an authoritative history of Christianity for both the general reader and the beginning student. Ranges from the missionary... more...

  • Interpreting Christian Historyby Euan Cameron

    Wiley 2008; US$ 115.95 US$ 100.49

    This book explores the theological lessons to be learnt from 2000 years of Christian Church history. An exploration of the theological lessons to be learnt from the difficult history of the Christian churches over the past 2,000 years Opens with an introductory essay on the whole of Church history, making the book suitable for lay readers... more...

  • The expansion of Christianityby R.L. Mullen

    BRILL 2004; US$ 195.00

    Though Christianity is generally considered a western religion, even by Christians living in Asia, Mullen (religious studies, U. of Birmingham) points out that none of the early but possible sites of Christianity are in Europe, nor anywhere near the areas that many historians would consider to be the Christian heartland. He takes as the cut-off dat more...

  • The reformation of faith in the context of late medieval theology and pietyby R.J. Bast; B. Hamm

    BRILL 2004; US$ 138.00

    This work comprises the first major collection of articles in English translation by University of Erlangen Professor Dr. Berndt Hamm, one of the most important scholars of the intellectual history of late-medieval and Reformation Germany. more...

  • Shenoute and the Women of the White Monasteryby Rebecca Krawiec

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 114.99 US$ 98.89

    bThe White Monastery was located in Egypt in the period 385-464 CE. Piecing together the fragmentary writings of Shenoute, a monk who headed the monastery, Krawiec depicts the relationships, events, quarrels, and patterns in the lives of the female monks under his care. more...

  • The Pursuit of the Millenniumby Norman Cohn

    Oxford University Press 1970; US$ 24.99 US$ 21.49

    The end of the millennium has always held the world in fear of earthquakes, plague, and the catastrophic destruction of the world. At the dawn of the 21st millennium the world is still experiencing these anxieties, as seen by the onslaught of fantasies of renewal, doomsday predictions, and New Age prophecies.This fascinating book explores the millenarianism... more...

  • Reclaiming the Centerby Millard J. Erickson; Paul Kjoss Helseth; Justin Taylor; D. A. Carson; Douglas Groothuis; J. P. Moreland; Garrett DeWeese; R. Scott Smith; Ardel Caneday; Stephen J. Wellum; Kwabena Donkor; William G. Travis; Chad Owen Brand; James Parker III

    Crossway 2004; US$ 25.00

    Reclaiming the Center is a valuable contribution to thestudy of contemporary evangelicalism. It is a guide for howevangelicals can move forward with wisdom and discernment withoutsuccumbing to the spirit of this age. more...

  • The Christian Worldby Martin Marty

    Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 17.00

    In this cogent volume, renowned Christian historian Martin Marty delivers a brief yet sweeping account of Christianity and how it spread from a few believers two thousand years ago to become the world?s largest religion. Comprising nearly one third of the world?s population?more than two billion followers?Christianity is distinctive among major faiths... more...

  • How to Believeby Jon Spayde

    Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 25.00

    After seeing Christianity become increasingly defined in the media as a narrow and punitive political movement, Spayde began to wonder: Are religions now just combatants in the culture wars? Should he leave the organized church? How are ordinary people using faith positively to search for the truth and improve their lives? Spayde takes a journey across... more...