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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
Many contemporary philosophers assume that, before one can discuss prayer, the question of whether there is a God or not must be settled. In this title, first published in 1965, D. Z. Phillips argues that to understand prayer is to understand what is meant by the reality of God. Beginning by placing the problem of prayer within a philosophical context,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 163.00
This book takes a new look at the impacts of Christianity in the late-nineteenth-century China. Using American Baptist and English Presbyterian examples in Guangdong province, it examines the scale of Chinese conversions, the creation of Christian villages, and the power relations between Christians and non-Christians, and between different Christian... more...
- Troubador Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 7.99
Many works have been written about the life of Jesus, yet none of them has focused in any great depth on what is perhaps the most spiritually dramatic period of all:?his agony in the Garden of Gethsemane. This work seeks to address this omission by exploring the thoughts and emotions possibly experienced by Jesus immediately prior to his arrest. more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Feeling discouraged by the circumstances of your day-to-day life? Unsure whether praying about seemingly trivial needs is the right thing to do? Pick up Rosalind Goforth's How I Know God Answers Prayer. A missionary in China at the turn of the twentieth century, Goforth's family was mired in unimaginably dire straits and beset by numerous tragedies... 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 134.95
This book examines the contribution of the Methodist Missionary Society (and its predecessors before 1932) to world-changing movements, from the remarkable mass conversions in south-west China and west Africa early in the century to the controversy over grants to liberation movements in the 1970s and 1980s. This is a ground-breaking study of the Methodist... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 155.00
The rulers of the overseas empires summoned the Society of Jesus to evangelize their new subjects in the ?New World? which Spain and Portugal shared; this book is about how two different missions, in China and Peru, evolved in the early modern world. From a European perspective, this book is about the way Christianity expanded in the early modern... more...
- Andrews UK 2013; US$ 9.49
Michael Maynes wonderful books have touched readers more deeply than those of almost any other modern spiritual writer. With insight and wry humour he shows us how to see the things of God in art and in science, in poetry and in architecture, as well as in the scriptures and in liturgy. He makes the Christian understanding of life intelligible... more...
- Andrews UK 2013; US$ 9.49
With great economy and elegance, one the greatest spiritual writers of the last century writes practically, simply, briefly and beautifully about prayerPrayer is not primarily something one does. Prayer is something that is. It is in God that we live and move and have our being. God is always in us, waiting to be released into expression. All the different... more...