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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...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 67.12
Although the term and its meaning are little known today, everyone knew what foundlings were in the 19th century. They were unwanted infants abandoned by their parents. The plight of such children in China, believed by some to be eaten alive by wild animals, raised an outcry in parts of Western Europe at that time. <i>Chinese Basket Babies</i>... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 120.00
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...
- 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...
- 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...