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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 39.95
Ordinary theology' characterizes the reflective God-talk of the great majority of churchgoers, and others who remain largely untouched by the assumptions, concepts and arguments that academic theology takes for granted. Astley coined the phrase in his innovative study, Ordinary Theology: Looking, Listening and Learning in Theology, arguing that... more...
- Langaa RPCIG 2010; US$ 26.95
This book critically discusses missionary Christianity and colonization in Africa as twin enterprises with a common ambition. While the colonialist set out to invest capital and reap profit, the missionary desire was to tend and turn African souls from damnation. It was this desire that drove the missionaries into the interior, propelled by the belief... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2013; US$ 169.95
A fresh insight into the relationship between Scottish missionaries and the indigenous peoples in Africa which focuses on the outcomes of missionary activities in the process of imperial conquest and colonization among the Amasiri, of Ebonyi state in southeastern Nigeria. more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 52.50
In 1854, American Presbyterian missionaries arrived in Egypt as part of a larger Anglo-American Protestant movement aiming for worldwide evangelization. Protected by British imperial power, and later by mounting American global influence, their enterprise flourished during the next century. American Evangelicals in Egypt follows the ongoing and... more...
- University of Queensland Press 2013; US$ 17.99
Originally published in 1978, God?s Gentlemen remains the only detached and detailed historical analysis of the work of the Melanesian Mission, which grew out of the personal vision of George Selwyn, the first bishop of the Church of England in New Zealand. Starting with its New Zealand beginnings and its Norfolk Island years from 1867 to 1920,... more...
- Red Arrow Media 2012; US$ 8.99
The definition of an evangelist is "one who brings good news." Thats pretty uncomplicatedwhich is how Bob likes to keep it. Lets be real: Most of us have heard an evangelist bring a condemning message to the Church instead of one that is empowering. The purpose of this book is to show a different picture of evangelism altogether.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 155.00
This book explores how leading Jesuits, Ricci (1552-1610) in China and Acosta (1540-1600) in Peru, adapted Catholic teaching to fit the prevailing religious outlook and practices in the two countries in order to make Catholicism more understandable and palatable to the local population. It examines in detail Catholic theology, the Jesuit approach... more...
- Two Harbors Press 2009; US$ 10.99
Evolving Toward Peace is a must read for anyone who has ever watched the news and wondered, "What the heck is wrong with us? Are we all crazy?" Yes, we are, says Bonheim, an internationally renowned teacher whose profound spiritual wisdom, keen psychological insight and down-to-earth pragmatism have helped thousands of people... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 45.00
Poet John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892) proved a significant contributor to American Protestant hymnody--since 1843, more than 2,100 hymnals published in the United States have included adaptations of his works--despite the fact that Whittier never considered himself a hymnist. This book compares and contrasts Whittier's original published texts... more...