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- 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...
- 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...
- Echter Verlag 2014; US$ 6.93
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...
- Echter Verlag 2014; US$ 34.70
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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95
Franciscans in sixteenth-century New Spain were deeply ambivalent about their mission work. Fray Juan de Zumárraga, the first archbishop of Mexico, begged the king to find someone else to do his job so that he could go home. This discontent was widespread, grew stronger with time, and carried important consequences for the friars' interactions... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 155.00
This book explores how leading Jesuits, Ricci (1552-1610) in China and Acosta (1540-1600) in Peru, adapted Catholic teaching to fit the prevailing religious outlook and practices in the two countries in order to make Catholicism more understandable and palatable to the local population. It examines in detail Catholic theology, the Jesuit approach... more...
- Lehigh University Press 2013; US$ 74.99
Western missionaries in China often considered themselves ?voluntary exiles? in a distant land, while Chinese considered Christians either the demons of imperialism or the angels of modernization. This collection of new research provides insights into attempts to bridge the social and religious divide that separated China and the West, and serves as... 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. Thiscollection of essayspresents a detailed examination of political, legal, theological, and historiographic problems... more...