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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 134.95
With the exception of John Knox, no one did more to shape the Scottish Reformation than Andrew Melville. Remembered chiefly as a firebrand defender of radical Presbyterianism and reformer of the Scottish university system, his broader contributions to the cultural development of early modern Scotland - his poetry and prose - have largely been marginalised... more...
- NYU Press 2014; US$ 67.50
In the seventeenth-century English Atlantic, religious beliefs and practices played a central role in creating racial identity. English Protestantism provided a vocabulary and structure to describe and maintain boundaries between insider and outsider. In this path-breaking study, Heather Miyano Kopelson peels back the layers of conflicting definitions... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95
First published in 1907, this text provides a scientific treatment of New England theology and American dogmatic history. Frank Hugh Foster analyses the eighteenth-century rise of the school of New England theology, which became the dominant school of thought in New England congregationalism and, as argued by Foster, a ?world phenomenon?. The chapters... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 36.50
During the second half of the seventeenth century the entire intellectual framework of educated Europe underwent a radical transformation. A secularized view of humanity and nature was replacing faith in the direct operation of God's will in the temporal world, while a growing confidence in human reason and the Scientific Revolution turned back the... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95
Perceptible inspiration', a term used by John Wesley to describe the complicated relationship between Holy Spirit, religious knowledge, and the nature of spiritual being, is not unlike the term 'Methodist' which was also coined by critics of Methodism during the eighteenth century in Britain. Wesleys adversaries - especially the pseudonymous... more...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 65.37
Nicht nur in der breiteren Öffentlichkeit Westeuropas, auch in der Forschung ist die Auffassung weit verbreitet, Polen-Litauen sei im Jahrhundert der Aufklärung ein Hort des Katholizismus gewesen. Ursächlich hierfür ist nicht zuletzt die Selbstdarstellung der Adelsrepublik, die sich in dieser Phase der Machtpolitik zweier aufstrebender Nachbarmächte... more...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 76.64
This volume presents for the first time a complete English translation of all 99 Tamil Letters gathered and translated into German by the early Lutheran Pietist missionaries to India, namely Bartholomäus Ziegenbalg (1682?1719) and his colleague Johann Ernst Gründler (1677?1720). They attempted to help their European readers to en-gage with what Tamil... more...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 43.09
The growth and spread of Pentecostal and Charismatic Christianity is one of the more salient features of Ethiopia's recent religious history. However, this process has hardly been addressed by academic studies in the past. Based on original field work and archival research, Jörg Haustein presents the first detailed history of Ethiopian Pentecostalism,... more...
- 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...