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- OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 7.99
In this Very Short Introduction Jon Balserak explores major ideas and issues associated with the Calvinist system of thought. He looks at how Calvinist ideas and practices spread and took root, helping shape societies today. Much of contemporary thought - especially western thought - on everything from civil government to money, suicide, and divorce... 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...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2016; US$ 15.99
One of bestselling New York pastor Tim Keller's most popular Christmas sermons, expanded and published in a beautiful gift edition. The New Testament begins not with a dramatic narrative or lofty poetry but with a genealogy. Provocatively, Matthew's gospel includes women in Jesus' family line - something that wasn't customary in an ancient... more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 97.99
Morality after Calvin examines the development of ethical thought in the Reformed tradition immediately following the death of Calvin, using Theodore Beza's Cato Censorius Christianus (1591) as a point of departure. The book examines the theology that drove the disciplinary activity at Geneva in the latter half of the sixteenth century. more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2016; US$ 21.99
We live in an age of scepticism. Our society places such faith in empirical reason, historical progress, and heartfelt emotion that it's easy to wonder: why should anyone believe in Christianity? What role can faith and religion play in our modern lives? In this thoughtful and inspiring book, pastor and New York Times bestselling author Timothy... more...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 84.99
This book provides a counterargument to the American religious right?s interpretation of John Calvin?s doctrine. The author demonstrates that an ethics of individual conscience and virtue is incommensurate with Calvin?s doctrine and shows that for Calvin, Christians are bound in conscience to obey secular government. He further argues that a shared... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 152.00
This volume follows the Bible's story from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment, when modern scholarly study of the text originated. more...
- OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 27.99
This work examines how and under what circumstances past commemorations have occurred. In Germany these stretch back to the Reformationsjubiläum of 1617. Many other celebrations have followed, including those marking the anniversaries of Luther's birth (in 1483) and death (in 1546). more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 64.99
This book is the first thorough study of Bach's popular Christmas Oratorio in English. While giving a comprehensive overview of the oratorio, the book focuses in particular on the cultural and theological understanding of Christmas in Bach's time and the compositional process from the earliest concepts to the completed piece. more...