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- 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...
- SPCK 2011; US$ 16.03
The Social and Emotional Aspects of Learning (SEAL) programme is a UK government initiative designed to help children and young people develop social and emotional intelligence. SEAL aims to help children nurture skills such as understanding another?s point of view, working in a group, sticking at things when they get difficult, resolving conflict... 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 43.99
Matteo Ricci (1552?1610), the first of the early Jesuit missionaries of the China mission, is widely considered the most outstanding cultural mediator of all time between China and the West. This engrossing and fluid book offers a thorough, knowledgeable biography of this fascinating and influential man, telling a deeply human and captivating story... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2009; US$ 19.61
Zu Themen wie »Sprachspiele« zum Turmbau zu Babel oder »Ausgeträumt« zu den Seligpreisungen stellen Leonhardi und sein Team aus Studenten neue Ansätze für Gottesdienste vor. Zum Thema der Lesung bieten die engagierten Teams Methoden an, die Bewegung bringen in jede Gemeinde. Ganz im Sinne der »Dramaturgischen Liturgie« entsteht Bewegung zwischen den... more...