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  • Christian Friendship in the Fourth Centuryby Carolinne White

    Cambridge University Press 1992; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    This study presents the evidence for theories of Christian friendship as they were developed by the leading fourth-century Church Fathers. more...

  • The Tent of Abrahamby Arthur Waskow; Joan Chittister; Saadi Shakur Chishti

    Beacon Press 2006; US$ 18.00

    The Tent of Abraham provides readers with stories that can bring all the faiths together. Written by Saadi Shakur Chishti, a Scottish American Sufi, Rabbi Arthur Waskow, an American Jew, and Joan Chittister, a Benedictine sister, the book explores in accessible language the mythic quality and the teachings of reconciliation that are embedded in... more...

  • Historia de la iglesia cristianaby Jesse Lyman Hurlbut

    Vida 2011; US$ 8.24

    Diseñado para dos públicos, este libro contiene bosquejos y referencias en los márgenes para ayudar al estudiante y al maestro, junto con una narración continua y numerosas ilustraciones para el lector general. Es ideal para utilizarlo en la Escuela Dominical, ya que al final del libro se incluyen bosquejos sugeridos y preguntas de repaso para cada... more...

  • No god but God (Updated Edition)by Reza Aslan

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 17.00

    A fascinating, accessible introduction to Islam from the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Zealot INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER ? A finalist for the Guardian First Book Award In No god but God, internationally acclaimed scholar Reza Aslan explains Islam?the origins and evolution of the faith?in all its beauty and complexity . This... more...

  • Reclaiming Jesusby Ian Breckenridge

    John Hunt Publishing 2011; US$ 5.99

    The figure of Jesus many people have today is perfectly unreal half man half god unsmiling apparently in love with death. Can we do better than this sad caricature? Reclaiming Jesus digs through the evidence and comes up with a few surprises and reveals a Jesus most of us haven't met before. We notice his mischievous style with people and his love... more...

  • Returning to Religionby Jonathan Benthall

    I.B.Tauris 2008; US$ 14.95

    How can one explain the resurgence of religion, even in a western context of rationality and scientific endeavour? The persistence of religious expression has compelled even diehard secularists, or proponents of the 'secularization thesis', to rethink their positions. Jonathan Benthall explains precisely why societies are not bound to embrace western... more...

  • Short History of Atheism, Aby Gavin Hyman

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 14.95

    The last few years have seen a remarkable surge of popular interest in the topic of atheism. Books about atheism by writers like richard dawkins and Christopher Hitchens have figured prominently in bestseller lists and have attracted widespread discussion in the media. The ubiquity of public debates about atheism, especially in conscious opposition... more...

  • Der Eine und das Andereby Josef van Ess

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 335.00

    In this volume the history of Islamic sects is analysed as a literary genus in its own right. It consists of three sections: the first deals with structural constants in the texts such as the arrangement, or the number and classification of the ?sects.? The main section describes the most important works and authors from the 8th to the 19th... more...

  • The Quest for a Common Humanityby Katell Berthelot; Matthias Morgenstern

    BRILL 2011; US$ 185.00

    This volume explores the development of the idea of a common humanity for all human beings from Antiquity to the present time focussing on the "other" as "neighbour, enemy, and infidel", on the interpretation of the Biblical story of Abraham´s sacrifice and on ancient and modern ethical and legal implications of the concept of human dignity. more...

  • Grace, Reconciliation, Concordby Cilliers Breytenbach

    BRILL 2010; US$ 179.00

    How did the first Christians interpret the death of Christ? The answer lies within the earliest Christian documents, primarily within the Pauline letters. Before the users of a modern language could hope to come near an adequate description of what was expressed in these Greek texts of the first Christians, they have to deconstruct layers of later... more...