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- Baylor University Press 2016; US$ 39.95
The narrative of Civil Rights often begins with the prophetic figure of Martin Luther King Jr. in the 1960s. City squares became a church, the body politic a congregation, and sermons a jeremiad of social change?or so the story goes. In A Pursued Justice , Kenyatta Gilbert instead traces the roots of King?s call for justice to African American prophetic... more...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 84.99
This book examines the ?sweet smells of sanctity? within early Christianity and Islam. It is a comparative study of two nascent religious communities, located in disparate times and space, employing scent to define cultural, social, and theological ideals. It will be of interest to scholars of religious studies, gender studies, and history. more...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 89.99
This book examines the history of Methodist mission work in Southeast Asia at the turn of the twentieth century by using metaphors taken from the language of globalization to help understand the transnational social, economic, political, and religious connections developed by the mission. more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 17.99
The Church of England still seemed an essential part of Englishness, and even of the British state, when Mrs Thatcher was elected in 1979. The decades which followed saw a seismic shift in the foundations of the C of E, leading to the loss of more than half its members and much of its influence. In England today 'religion' has become a toxic brand,... more...
- OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 99.99 US$ 85.99
This study considers the growth of the genre of 'theological encyclopedia' as part of the scientific approach to theology that emerged during the eighteenth century with the reform of the German universities. The work focuses on Friedrich Schleiermacher and Karl Hagenbach in particular. more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 266.00
When Volume 22 of the Complete Works was published in 1998, it was assumed that Parts 2, 3, and 4 of Tönnies? Spirit of the Modern Age had been lost. After years of research, Uwe Carstens discovered the lost manuscripts for Parts 2, 3, and 4, which are presented in this volume. more...
- Baylor University Press 2016; US$ 49.95
Uldine Utley defined the ?girl evangelist? of the 1920s and 30s. She began her preaching career at age eleven, published a monthly magazine by age twelve, and by age fourteen was regularly packing the largest venues in major American cities, including Carnegie Hall and Madison Square Garden. She stood toe to toe with Billy Sunday and Aimee Semple McPherson,... more...