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- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 39.99
Communication theory provides a compelling way to understand how people of faith can and should work together in today?s tumultuous world. In this book, fifteen authors present their experiences and analyses of interfaith dialogue, and contextualize interfaith work within the frame of rhetorical and communication studies. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1996; US$ 15.99
Mead presents five key challenges facing today's churches-and how they represent opportunities for the evolutionary, transformative changes he believes must take place in congregations if the church is to remain a viable institution into the 21st century. Readers of Mead's Once and Future Church and Transforming Congregations for the Future will want... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1991; US$ 15.99
Mead takes a broad look at past and present changes in the church, and postulates a future to which those changes are calling us. Denominations, once structured to deliver resources to far-off lands of foreign mission, now encounter the mission field in the layperson's workplace and the community surrounding the local congregation. Thus, the church... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 19.99
The conventional wisdom about mainline Protestantism maintains that it is a dying tradition, irrelevant to a postmodern society, unresponsive to change, and increasingly disconnected from its core faith tenets. In her provocative new book, historian and researcher Diana Butler Bass argues that there are signs that mainline Protestant churches are indeed... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1994; US$ 15.99
In this third volume of the Once and Future Church Series Loren Mead focuses on what he sees as the age-old call of the church - living and breathing the good news promise of spiritual transformation for all to see. He explores how we as the church may need to change as institutions and as individuals within institutions. Anyone who has read The Once... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 15.99
Congregations that seek growth are often frustrated at hitting a plateau-caught in a transition zone between sizes. The Alban Institute has long been recognized as a leader in size transition research and learning, and this anthology offers an in-depth collection of resources, through new articles developed for the book as well as previously published... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 18.99
An ever-increasing number of resources compete for the attention of congregational leaders. With a seemingly endless number of choices, finding the best resource on a particular topic for a specific congregation is an often daunting challenge. www.congregationalresources.org, is an invaluable companion to the groundbreaking online version of Alban... more...
- Liverpool University Press 2006; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77
The simple yet striking lines of Shaker design grace much of the furniture we see in high-end department stores, and beautiful examples of it adorn the pages of Architectural Digest and House Beautiful . How did this style evolve from its origins in a humble, small religious community to the international design phenomenon it is today? This illustrated... more...
- Crossway 2004; US$ 12.99
Dever suggests nine marks have grown rare in today's churches and that distinguish a healthy, biblical church from its less-healthy sisters. A must-read for members of churches of all sizes. (Revised and expanded edition). more...
- BRILL 2011; US$ 141.00
The causal link between modernization and secularization constitutes the core of secularization theories, but what these theories often overlook are the ways in which modernity can benefit religion. Focusing on the female diaconates contributions to education, health care, and poor relief in nineteenth-century Sweden, this book argues that modernization... more...