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- Fortress Press 2015; US$ 18.99
Paula Gooder is an honorary lecturer at the University of Birmingham, Canon Theologian at Birmingham Cathedral, a Reader in the Church of England, and a member of General Synod. She is the author of A Way through the Wilderness (2009) and the best-selling Lent course, Lentwise (2010), and is coauthor of the Pilgrim course (2013). more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
Being divine seems to entail being omniscient, omnipotent and omnipresent, but the New Testament portrays Jesus as having human properties. It seems logically impossible that any single individual could possess such mutually exclusive sets of properties. A Kryptic Model of the Incarnation aims to provide a critical reflection of these challenges and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95
The centre of gravity of contemporary Christianity has shifted to the southern hemisphere where, with the exception of Latin America, almost all Christians are minorities in their home countries. Christians in Asia live amongst Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, Shamanist or Taoist majorities and this context shapes the local Christian theology. The same is... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 51.31
Although considered as one of the 20th century most central ethical thinkers, Emmanuel Levinas claimed that his task was not to construct an ethics, but to seek the meaning of the ethical. This claim is the point of departure of the present study, which asks how ethics could be regarded as meaningful at all in light of the crisis of meaning that according... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
Teaching the Historical Jesus in his Jewish context to students of varied religious backgrounds presents instructors with not only challenges, but also opportunities to sustain interfaith dialogue and foster mutual understanding and respect. This new collection explores these challenges and opportunities, gathering together experiential lessons drawn... more...
- Grosvenor House Publishing 2014; US$ 18.94
Despite much of the world's attention turning to Scotland in 2014 in the year of its Independence Referendum, this is the only ethnographic study of Scottish nationalism to have appeared so far. Based upon over fifteen years of research in a particular locality, the author not only gives the reader an intimate portrait of the relations between class... more...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 54.12
Babai der Große (? ca. 628) war weit über seine Lebensdauer hinaus von entscheidender Bedeutung für die Apostolische Kirche des Ostens. In einer Zeit zahlreicher Konflikte mit dem Sasanidenreich hatte er als sogenannter Klostervisitator Anteil an der Leitung der apostolischen Kirche, zugleich war er einer der bedeutendsten Theologen seiner Epoche.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
'Son of Man' is practically the only self-designation employed by Jesus himself in the gospels, but is used in such a way that no hint is left of any particular theological significance. Still, during the first many centuries of the church, the expression as it was reused was given content, first literally as signifying Christ's human nature. Later... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95
'Jesus in an Age of Neoliberalism' analyses the ideology underpinning contemporary scholarly and popular quests for the historical Jesus. Focusing on cultural and political issues, the book examines postmodernism, multiculturalism and the liberal masking of power. The study ranges across diverse topics: the dubious periodisation of the quest for the... more...