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- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00
This volume contains studies on two of the most fascinating personalities in the academic world of the 20th century. In their common years in Heidelberg, both Weber and Troeltsch developed a research program in sociology of religion which was devoted to the analysis of the ?cultural importance? of religion, in particular Protestant piety. Their common... more...
- University Press of America 2014; US$ 29.99
Henry VIII and the Anabaptists describes a bloody chapter in the reign of the infamous Tudor king. The book begins with the birth of Anabaptism in the city of Zurich and follows the Anabaptists as they search for religious freedom across the European Continent and encounter Henry?s relentless suppression. more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 149.99
As celebrations of the five-hundredth anniversary of Martin Luther's initiation of the most dramatic reform movement in the history of Christianity approach, 47 essays by historians and theologians from 15 countries provide insight into the background and context, the content, and the impact of his way of thought. Nineteenth-century Chinese educational... more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2014; US$ 24.95
Abraham Lincoln’s faith has commanded more broad-based attention than that of any other American president. Although he never joined a denomination, Baptists, Presbyterians, Quakers, Episcopalians, Disciples of Christ, Spiritualists, Jews, and even atheists claim the sixteenth president as one of their own. In this concise volume, Ferenc Morton... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 89.99
As American Protestant denominations established and adapted their positions on the Vietnam War, they used their theological commitments to shape their foreign policy perspectives. Concurrently, those positions encouraged the growth or demise of these churches. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95
Representing a new approach to an important subject this volume of essays widens the understanding and interpretation of 'authority' in debates on the Protestant Reformation. Based upon original and recent research, each essay builds with careful scholarship on solid historiographical foundations, ensuring that the content and ultimate conclusions... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95
Eighteenth-century Geneva offers a fascinating glimpse into the encounter between the Reformation and the Enlightenment in the figurative meeting of Calvin and Voltaire. This research supports a revisionist understanding of religion and the Enlightenment, moves beyond a simplistic paradigm of "decline" and secularization, and highlights how... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 134.95
This book examines the contribution of the Methodist Missionary Society (and its predecessors before 1932) to world-changing movements, from the remarkable mass conversions in south-west China and west Africa early in the century to the controversy over grants to liberation movements in the 1970s and 1980s. This is a ground-breaking study of the Methodist... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 79.99
In the first full-length biography of one of the most prominent and influential English Puritans, John Flavel (c.1630-1691), Dr. Brian H. Cosby explores the salient elements of his life and thought in comparison with the turbulent political, religious, and historical background of the later Stuart period. more...