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- 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...
- 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$ 190.00
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...
- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 24.95
On a sweltering June morning in 1933 a fifteen-year-old Muslim orphan girl refused to rise in a show of respect for her elders at her Christian missionary school in Port Said. Her intransigence led to a beating?and to the end of most foreign missions in Egypt?and contributed to the rise of Islamist organizations. Turkiyya Hasan left the Swedish Salaam... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 14.99
Our culture has undergone a major shift: younger generations have less and less interest in the printed word as they become predominantly image oriented. In response, as congregations increasingly learn to be more sophisticated in using newer electronic technologies, they are finding themselves at different places in the quest to understand, acquire,... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 17.99
In this in-depth study of eight diverse mainline Protestant congregations, anthropologist Fredric Roberts finds that when local congregations are evaluated by spiritual and religious standards instead of corporate- or pop-culture-based values there remains much to celebrate. Roberts recommends that congregations work to discover their own uniqueness... more...
- Evangelische Verlagsanstalt 2013; US$ 38.72
Der Aufsatzband bietet praktisch-theologische Studien zur Empirie der gelebten Religion in Geschichte und Gegenwart. Einzelne Studien aus der Praktischen Theologie, der Kultur- und der Geschichtswissenschaft werden um enzyklopädische Beiträge ergänzt, die nach der Bedeutung der Empirie für die Theologie, einem interdisziplinär anschlussfähigen Religionsbegriff... more...