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  • The Scandal of Evangelicals and Homosexualityby Revd Dr Mark Vasey-Saunders

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    English evangelicals give the appearance of being a community at war, with each other and with the world around them. The issue of homosexuality is one of the key battlegrounds. How has this issue become so significant to evangelicals? Why is it provoking such violent responses? How is it changing evangelicals, and what might this mean for the future?... more...

  • The Anthropology of Global Pentecostalism and Evangelicalismby Simon Coleman; Rosalind I. J. Hackett; Joel Robbins

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 22.95

    The phenomenal growth of Pentecostalism and evangelicalism around the world in recent decades has forced us to rethink what it means to be religious and what it means to be global. The success of these religious movements has revealed tensions and resonances between the public and the private, the religious and the cultural, and the local and the... more...

  • Religious Space in Reformation Englandby Susan Guinn-Chipman

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The dissolution of the monasteries in England during the 1530s began a turbulent period of religious restructuring. Focusing on the counties of Wiltshire and Cheshire, Guinn-Chipman looks at the changing nature of religion over the next two centuries. more...

  • Calvinism, Reform and the Absolutist State in Elizabethan Irelandby Mark A Hutchinson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Despite the best efforts of the English government, Elizabethan Ireland remained resolutely Catholic. Hutchinson examines this ?failure? of the Protestant Reformation. He argues that the emerging political concept of the absolutist state forms a crucial link between English policy in Ireland and the aims of the Calvinist reformers. more...

  • Priestly Resistance to the Early Reformation in Germanyby Jourden Travis Moger

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Moger?s study explores the personal experience of those who found themselves on the ?losing side? of the Reformation. Using the private diary of Catholic priest, Wolfgang Königstein, Moger discusses the early years of Protestantism and its effects on the lives of German Catholics. more...

  • A Reformation Life: The European Reformation through the Eyes of Philipp of Hesseby David Whitford

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 58.00

    The Reformation was the most cataclysmic event in Western Christianity. An ideal resource for undergraduate history students and general readers, this title provides an accessible human narrative through the complex events of the period that many find bewildering. History comes alive and events unfold through the eyes of Philipp of Hesse, a German... more...

  • Märtyrerliteraturby Hans Reinhard Seeliger; Wolfgang Wischmeyer

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 196.00

    In their functions as memorial and devotional literature, the ?Acts of the Martyrs?, are generally read as historical protocols. They are an access point for understanding the development of hagiography. By examining different genres and textual compilations (at times, synoptic), this volume reveals the diversity of this literature and... more...

  • Authority and Performanceby Hagit Amirav

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; Not Available

    Die Bedeutung der kirchlichen Konzile des 5. und 6. Jahrhunderts kann gar nicht hoch genug eingeschätzt werden. Sie geben wichtige Einblicke in das spätrömische Reich und die Rolle der Kirche zu jener Zeit. Das Konzil von Chalcedon (AD 451) ist aufgrund seiner reichen Quellenlage, des dramatischen Ablaufs und seiner historische Bedeutung das herausragende... more...

  • Church and People in the Medieval West, 900-1200by Sarah Hamilton

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    During the middle ages, belief in God was the single more important principle for every person, and the all-powerful church was the most important institution. It is impossible to understand the medieval world without understanding the religious vision of the time, and this new textbook offers an approach which explores the meaning of this in day-to-day... more...

  • Resilient Reformerby Timothy F. Lull; Derek R. Nelson

    Fortress Press 2015; US$ 43.99

    This biography, begun by Timothy F. Lull prior to his death and capably finished by Derek Nelson, is marked for its fresh, winsome, and invigorating style?one undoubtedly shaped by years spent in undergraduate and seminary classrooms. In this telling, Luther is an energetic, resilient actor, driven by very human strengths and failings, always wishing... more...