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  • Love, Love, Loveby Charles Taliaferro

    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...

  • Silver Screen, Sacred Storyby Michael G. Bausch

    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...

  • Be Not Afraid!by Frederic M. Roberts

    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...

  • Praktische Theologie und empirische Religionsforschungby Birgit Weyel; Wilhelm Gräb; Hans-Günther Heimbrock

    Evangelische Verlagsanstalt 2013; US$ 39.65

    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...

  • The Dynamics and Contradictions of Evangelisation in Africaby Acho Awoh

    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 Orphan Scandalby Beth Baron

    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...

  • Conquista y Conversiónby Wulf Oesterreicher; Roland Schmidt-Riese

    De Gruyter Mouton 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. Thiscollection of essayspresents a detailed examination of political, legal, theological, and historiographic problems... more...

  • Praktische Theologie in der Spätmoderneby Stefan Gärtner; Tobias Kläden; Bernhard Spielberg

    Echter Verlag 2014; US$ 30.70

    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...

  • Lebendige Seelsorge 1/2014by Erich Garhammer

    Echter Verlag 2014; US$ 6.13

    In den 1960er Jahren rief man Gastarbeiter ins Land, weil es an eigenen Arbeitskräften mangelte. Zeitversetzt ist dies nun auch in der katholischen Kirche der Fall. So ist es inzwischen keine Seltenheit mehr, dass in einer Gemeinde am Niederrhein, in Bayern oder Oberösterreich ein indischer, polnischer oder nigerianischer Priester am Altar steht und... more...

  • American Evangelicals in Egyptby Heather J. Sharkey

    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...