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- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00
At a burial, death is placed within an interpretive existential framework and solemnized in ritual. The life that was lived is comfortingly evoked by means of culturally specific symbols. This volume examines the practical-theological perception of current burial practices using the interdisciplinary framework of cultural studies. 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$ 51.95
The rulers of the overseas empires summoned the Society of Jesus to evangelize their new subjects in the ?New World? which Spain and Portugal shared; this book is about how two different missions, in China and Peru, evolved in the early modern world. From a European perspective, this book is about the way Christianity expanded in the early modern... 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...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00
This volume examines the symbolic systems that governed America?s integration into the European weltanschauung ,including Amerindian myths and religious beliefs, and concepts of Christian belief, as introduced and taught by the Europeans. Thiscollection of essayspresents a detailed examination of political, legal, theological, and historiographic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
This book takes a new look at the impacts of Christianity in the late-nineteenth-century China. Using American Baptist and English Presbyterian examples in Guangdong province, it examines the scale of Chinese conversions, the creation of Christian villages, and the power relations between Christians and non-Christians, and between different Christian... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95
The Rev. James Long was one of the most remarkable Protestant missionaries working in India in the nineteenth century. Sent to Calcutta at the age of 22 in 1840, he devoted his life to representing what he passionately believed were the best interests of the forgotten poor and oppressed among the Bengali population. Long was a central figure in the... more...
- Langaa RPCIG 2014; US$ 36.95
This book contributes to discussions on the topical issue of ìFifty Years after the independence of the Southern Cameroonsî, by taking a critical look at the process that lead up to Southern Cameroonsí ëreunificationí with la RÈpublique du Cameroun. This was the period spanning from 1951 to 1961, and possibly up to 1972.... more...
- Fortress Press 2014; US$ 38.99
Finding practical theology not always able to present frameworks for understanding concrete and lived experience with divine action, Andrew Root?s Christopraxis seeks to reset the edifice of practical theology on a new foundation. While not minimizing its commitment to the lived and concrete, Root argues that practical theology has neglected deeper... more...
- B&H Publishing Group 2014; US$ 24.99
Dr. Jerry Vines accepted the call to pastor First Baptist Church, Jacksonville,FL, in July 1982 and retired in February of 2006. He was elected president of the Southern Baptist Convention in both 1988 and 1989. He traveled the country preaching and teaching the Bible at churches, conferences, and denominational meetings. Now, in his autobiography,... more...