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  • Religious Space in Reformation Englandby Susan Guinn-Chipman

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    The dissolution of the monasteries in England during the 1530s began a turbulent period of religious restructuring. Focusing on the counties of Wiltshire and Cheshire, Guinn-Chipman looks at the changing nature of religion over the next two centuries. more...

  • Calvinism, Reform and the Absolutist State in Elizabethan Irelandby Mark A Hutchinson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Despite the best efforts of the English government, Elizabethan Ireland remained resolutely Catholic. Hutchinson examines this ‘failure’ of the Protestant Reformation. He argues that the emerging political concept of the absolutist state forms a crucial link between English policy in Ireland and the aims of the Calvinist reformers. more...

  • Priestly Resistance to the Early Reformation in Germanyby Jourden Travis Moger

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Moger’s study explores the personal experience of those who found themselves on the ‘losing side’ of the Reformation. Using the private diary of Catholic priest, Wolfgang Königstein, Moger discusses the early years of Protestantism and its effects on the lives of German Catholics. more...

  • John Cassian and the Reading of Egyptian Monastic Cultureby Steven D. Driver

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    This book examines the method of meditative reading encouraged by John Cassian (c. 360-435) in his ascetic writings, the bulk of which are fictive dialogues that purportedly record the instruction he had received from Egyptial Christian monks. This instruction was at its core an interactive experience, depending upon both the discernment of the master... more...

  • The Rise of Western Christendomby Peter Brown

    Wiley 2012; US$ 48.95 US$ 44.06

    This tenth anniversary revised edition of the authoritative text on Christianity’s first thousand years of history features a new preface, additional color images, and an updated bibliography. The essential general survey of medieval European Christendom, Brown’s vivid prose charts the compelling and tumultuous rise of an institution that... more...

  • A Night on Flint Riverby Roberta C. Bondi

    Abingdon Press 2002; US$ 12.00

    Our most profound experiences of God often come when we least expect them: in the moments of our lives when something outside the ordinary confronts us. What we learn in these moments about ourselves and about God can be learned in no other way. more...

  • This Female Man of Godby Gillian Cloke

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 47.95

    This book is a study of the contribution of women to the development of the newly legitimate Christian church in the twilight of the Western Roman Empire. There are many women noted for the example of their life in this period, regarded amongst the luminaries of the day; but while their male mentors, the patristic authors have retained their fame,... more...

  • Interpreting Christian Historyby Euan Cameron

    Wiley 2008; US$ 115.95 US$ 104.36

    This book explores the theological lessons to be learnt from 2000 years of Christian Church history. An exploration of the theological lessons to be learnt from the difficult history of the Christian churches over the past 2,000 years Opens with an introductory essay on the whole of Church history, making the book suitable for lay readers... more...

  • Thinking in the Spiritby Douglas Jacobsen

    Indiana University Press 2003; US$ 19.95

    This book is about the boisterous beginnings of the American Pentecostal movement and the ideas that defined that movement during those formative years. It follows a group of men who rethought the Christian faith in light of their new experience of God. Thinking in the Spirit aims to provide scholars... more...

  • A Brief History of Christianityby Carter Lindberg

    Wiley 2009; US$ 115.95 US$ 104.36

    Charting the rise and development of Christianity, Carter Lindberg has succeeded in writing a concise and compelling history of the world’s largest religion. He spans over 2,000 years of colorful incident to give an authoritative history of Christianity for both the general reader and the beginning student. Ranges from the missionary... more...