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- Cowley Publications 2006; US$ 13.99
Three days before his death, my father, at 95 years old, held hands with me and repeated the word Love three times. The essays were written over five years. All are written with the aim of combining humor with seriousness. ?from the author, Charles Taliaferro more...
- 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...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 70.96
Dieser Band widmet sich Juliane v. Krüdener, die zu Beginn des 19. Jahrhunderts als Missionarin in Europa tätig war. Es wird beleuchtet, wie das missonarische Handeln der baltisch-adligen Botschaftergattin im Zusammenhang mit den kirchenhistorischen Bewegungen von Pietismus und Erweckungsbewegung zu sehen ist und inwiefern sie tranformierend auf die... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 155.00
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$ 140.00
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. This collection of essays presents a detailed examination of political, legal, theological, and... 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...
- Echter Verlag 2014; US$ 28.38
Wie stellt sich die Praktische Theologie der religiösen, kulturellen und gesellschaftlichen Situation der Gegenwart? Der Band dokumentiert die Ergebnisse des von der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft geförderten Projekts pastoraltheologischer Nachwuchswissenschaftlerinnen und -wissenschaftler. Diskutiert werden die grundsätzlichen Herausforderungen... more...