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Worship

  • Elements of Ritual and Violenceby Margo Kitts

    Cambridge University Press 2018; US$ 14.00

    Summarizes established theories about ritual and violence and examines their link. more...

  • Reckless Ritesby Elliott Horowitz

    Princeton University Press 2018; Not Available

    Historical accounts of Jewish violence--particularly against Christians--have long been explosive material. Some historians have distorted these records for anti-Semitic purposes. Others have discounted, dismissed, or simply ignored the evidence, often for apologetic purposes. In Reckless Rites , Elliott Horowitz takes a new and forthright look... more...

  • The Crosswayby Guy Stagg

    Pan Macmillan 2018; US$ 16.99

    A BBC Radio 4 'Book of the Week' in 2018. 'Moving and thought-provoking' Observer ‘An extraordinary travelogue, strange and brilliant’ i 'A beguiling portrait of one young man’s search into the hidden corners of Europe' Sunday Times In 2013 Guy Stagg made a pilgrimage from Canterbury to Jerusalem. Though a non-believer, he began the... more...

  • An Incarnational Model of the Eucharistby James M. Arcadi

    Cambridge University Press 2018; US$ 80.00

    Updates a neglected incarnational motif with contemporary conceptual resources to propose a novel model of Christ's presence in the Eucharist. more...

  • Christianization and Commonwealth in Early Medieval Europeby Nathan J. Ristuccia

    OUP Oxford 2018; US$ 92.99

    A reassessment of the spread of Christianity in Western Europe. It examines one prominent Christian feast-Rogationtide—in order to argue that the modern religious borders between Christianity, Judaism, and paganism did not exist in the early Middle ages. more...

  • Sacred Symbolsby Alonzo L Gaskill

    Cedar Fort Publishing 2018; US$ 9.26

    With in-depth examination, illustrations, and beautiful color photographs, this deluxe edition will guide you to a richer understanding of, and appreciation for, the sacred rites and symbols of the Church.Understanding Deity can be greatly enhanced by understanding the meaning and purpose behind sacred symbols found in religious ordinances, rituals,... more...

  • Une messe ? Qu'est-ce que j'y ferais ?by Alain Cassagnau

    Primento Digital Publishing 2018; US$ 11.99

    Une réflexion passionnante sur le rôle de la messe, que l'on soit croyant ou non. Une messe ? Qu'est-ce que j'y ferais ? Ce titre interpelle et pose une question à laquelle il n'est pas évident d'apporter une réponse. Si les fidèles assistent à la messe régulièrement, les autres – croyants non pratiquants ou non-croyants – s'ils y vont,... more...

  • The Many Voices of Pilgrimage and Reconciliationby I.S. McIntosh; L.D. Harman

    CABI 2017; US$ 140.00

    Reviewing peace and reconciliation, secular pilgrimages, and international perspectives on sacred journeys, this book offers the reader an opportunity to encounter multiple voices and viewpoints on one of the most ancient practices of humankind. With an estimated third of all international travellers now undertaking journeys anticipating an aspect... more...

  • Religion and Charityby Robert P. Weller; C. Julia Huang; Keping Wu; Lizhu Fan

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    This book challenges our assumptions about morality by explaining how industrialized philanthropy and universalized goodness came to dominate Chinese religious engagement. more...

  • Christmasby Judith Flanders

    Pan Macmillan 2017; US$ 16.99

    Christmas has been all things to all people: a religious festival, a family celebration, a time of eating and drinking. Yet the origins of the customs which characterize the festive season are wreathed in myth. When did turkeys become the plat du jour? Is the commercialization of Christmas a recent phenomenon, or has the emphasis always been on spending?... more...