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  • Räume und Identitätenby Dietmar Schiersner

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 196.00

    What was the nature of life ? and death ? in an 18th century Catholic convent? From an anthropological and cultural perspective, Dietmar Schiersner examines the lives of the sisters in sickness and in health, their clothing, living spaces and spaces of the imagination (reading, writing, and music-making), and the rhythms of their lives: days, years,... more...

  • When Leadership and Spiritual Direction Meetby Gil W. Stafford; Ph.D Tex Sample

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 19.99

    This book challenges church leaders to foster sacred safe space, holy listening, silence, and wisdom storytelling in order to create a discerning church community. These techniques of spiritual direction can be applied to every aspect of the church, from small group studies to conducting parish business. more...

  • Multicultural Theology and New Evangelizationby Van Nam Kim

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 32.99

    In Multicultural Theology and New Evangelization , Kim addresses the challenges of new evangelization in the multicultural communities of the Church. This book will inspire the Church hierarchy, seminary formators, priests, and the laity to rethink current approaches to Christian life and evangelization. more...

  • Franziskus aus Rom und Franz von Assisiby Leonardo Boff; Bruno Kern

    Butzon & Bercker 2014; US$ 9.84

    Dass sich mit Jorge Mario Bergoglio ein Papst erstmals den Namen Franziskus gab, hat bis heute viele Mutmaßungen ausgelöst. Wird es nun eine "dienende und arme Kirche an der Seite der Armen" geben? Wer wäre berufener, Fragen wie dieser nachzugehen, als Leonardo Boff! Er kennt den Papst schon lange persönlich und ist als ehemaliger Franziskaner... more...

  • Papal Paralysisby R. John Kinkel

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 74.99

    Papal Paralysis is the first book to show how conservative clerics defended their position on the grounds that contraceptives were intrinsically evil, while critics within and outside the church called for accommodations in order to save lives. This book highlights the intransigent Papal teaching on contraceptives which led to the deaths of thousands.... more...

  • Religion and Regimesby Mehran Tamadonfar; Ted G. Jelen; Rachel Blum; Clyde Wilcox; Christine A. Gustafson; Christopher Marsh; Elizabeth A. Oldmixon; Rebekah Samaniego; Ramazan Kilinç; Scott Hibbard; Paul Christopher Manuel; J. Christopher Soper; Joel S. Fetzer; Michele Dillon

    Lexington Books 2013; US$ 94.99

    Religion and Regimes: Support, Separation, and Opposition emphasizes the changing political role of religion in various nations of the world. The approach is based on market models of religion, and connects the style of religious politics in a given nation to the nature of competition among dominant religious traditions and their alternatives.... more...

  • Playlist Judaismby Kerry M. Olitzky

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 16.99

    Change is necessary, but what does a synagogue that serves the new needs of American Jewish religious life look like? In Playlist Judaism , Kerry Olitzky offers provocative proposals to help synagogues face today's challenges, providing an engaging look at what creative thinking has to offer congregations today. more...

  • Theology and Communityby Chris Shannahan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    At a time when participation in formal political process and membership of faith groups have both declined dramatically, community organizing has provided a new opportunity for small community groups, marginalized urban communities, and people of faith to engage in effective political action through the developments of inter-faith and cross-cultural... more...

  • Diakonisches Hilfehandeln als Vertrauensbeziehungby Tobias Staib

    Evangelische Verlagsanstalt 2013; US$ 41.93

    Welche Finanzierungsformen sind heute für diakonische Unternehmen angesichts der immer schwierigeren wirtschaftlichen Rahmenbedingungen geeignet? Die Finanzierungsstruktur muss dabei nicht nur tragfähig sein, sondern sollte auch dem besonderen Charakter diakonischen Hilfehandelns entsprechen, das nicht nur planbare, sondern auch spontane und emotionale... more...

  • Diakonie in der Sozialökonomieby Wolfgang Maaser; Johannes Eurich

    Evangelische Verlagsanstalt 2013; US$ 42.42

    Diakonische Einrichtungen befinden sich in einem vielseitigen Transformationsprozess ? nicht zuletzt seit der Einführung sozialwirtschaftlicher Rahmenbedingungen Anfang der 1990er Jahre. Der vorliegende Aufsatzband vermisst das Feld der aktuellen Herausforderungen. Der Spannungsbogen zwischen theologischem Selbstverständnis, Dienstleistungskonzept... more...