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- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 89.99
American fundamentalism, for decades depicted as alienated from society, has garnered the attention of historians, whose studies have shown a more complex movement. This book, targeting the founding generation, seeks to understand their resilience, since their beginning through their adaptation to modernist culture. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
Worship has always been affected by its surrounding culture. This book examines the changing perspectives in and discussions on worship styles and practices from the Restoration to the death of Wesley, in England and Scotland. Moving beyond the text, Spinks grounds the discussion within the changing cultural and intellectual framework of the period... more...
- Fortress Press 2016; US$ 77.99
Most studies of Athanasius on the Holy Spirit have concentrated on his Letters to Serapion on the Holy Spirit . In this book, Kevin Douglas Hill looks at his earlier writing and argues that without that earlier work he would not have been prepared to confess the Holy Spirit?s divine nature and role in creating the world. more...
- Fortress Press 2016; US$ 28.99
Foreign missionaries who served in China ran the gamut of Christians, with differing views of their religion and differing ideas how of to spread it. When all foreign missionaries were forced to leave China in 1949 many thought their effort had been in vain. Yet some scholars predict that soon China will be the country with the largest Christian population... more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 23.99
By identifying a historic fight within Anglo-American Protestantism, and how it related to major contemporary political developments in the early American republic, Sam Haselby explains the origins of the distinct language and means of combining political and religious authority that characterizes American nationalism. more...
- University of California Press 2016; US$ 95.00
Does martyrdom hurt? The obvious answer to this question is ?yes.? L. Stephanie Cobb, asserts, however, that early Christian martyr texts respond to this question with an emphatic ?no!? Divine Deliverance examines the original martyr texts of the second through fifth centuries, concluding that these narratives in fact seek to demonstrate the Christian... more...
- OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 94.99
This study explores how monasteries fulfilled their particular duty of intercessory prayer in the early Middle Ages. Focusing on the period of Carolingian Church reform, it analyses spiritual goals to which Frankish monastic life aspired and considers how these found reflection in contemporary liturgical practice. more...
- OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 97.99
This work considers ideas about the legitimacy of slavery in ancient Greek, Jewish, New Testament, and Early Christian thought, as well as the actual practices with regard to slave ownership employed by these thinkers. more...
- Asbury Seedbed Publishing 2016; US$ 12.95
In a world awash with mission statements, the Christian mission is increasingly becoming white noise, lost in a sea of marketing language and organizational best practices. How God Saves the World takes a look at the mission of the church in a way you might not have understood it before. Rather than exploring the history of global Christianity through... more...