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  • Nail, Theby Stephen Cottrell

    SPCK 2011; US$ 10.99

    This Lent book offers imaginative reflections on Christ's crucifixion. Each of the seven chapters is focused on a different key character, who describes his or her experience of the Passion. The nails used to crucify Christ are used as a jumping off point for their reflections. Each character considers the questions, 'who killed Christ' and 'who was... more...

  • The Pope's Bookbinderby David Mason

    Biblioasis 2013; US$ 29.99

    How does one get from William Burroughs' floor to binding books for Pope John XXIII? A must-read book lover's memoir. more...

  • Sharing Your Faith With a Hinduby Madasamy Thirumalai

    Baker Publishing Group 2002; US$ 15.00

    This book explores the many types of Hinduism and offers answers to many common Hindu concerns about Christianity. more...

  • Black Livingstoneby Pagan Kennedy

    Santa Fe Writer's Project 2013; US$ 3.99

    A largely untold story of an extraordinary historical figure, this biography sheds light on the life of William Sheppard, a 19th-century African American who, for more than 20 years, defied segregation and operated a missionary run by black Americans in the Belgian Congo. This work shows how Sheppard returned to the United States periodically, and... more...

  • Eros and the Christby David E. Fredrickson

    Fortress Press 2013; US$ 44.99

    The self-emptying of Christ (kenosis) in Philippians 2 has long been the focus of attention by Christian theologians and interpreters of Paul’s christology. David E. Fredrickson sheds dramatic new light on familiar texts by discussing the centuries-old language of love and longing in Greek and Roman epistolary literature, showing that a “physics”... more...

  • China Missionby Audrey Ronning Topping

    LSU Press 2013; US$ 19.95

    When the Reverend Halvor Ronning, his sister Thea, and fellow missionary Hannah Rorem set out in 1891 to found a Lutheran mission and school in the interior of China, they could not have foreseen the ways in which that decision would ripple across generations of the Ronning family. Halvor and Hannah would marry, and their son Chester, born in Hubei... more...

  • Robert Morrison and the Protestant Plan for Chinaby Christopher Daily

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2013; US$ 60.00

    Robert Morrison, sent alone to his East Asian post by the London Missionary Society in 1807, was the first Protestant missionary to operate in China. During some 27 years in China, Macau and Malacca, he worked as a translator, founded an academy for converts and missionaries, translated the New Testament into Chinese and compiled the first Chinese-English... more...

  • A Voluntary Exileby Anthony E. Clark

    Lehigh University Press 2013; US$ 39.99

    Western missionaries in China often considered themselves “voluntary exiles” in a distant land, while Chinese considered Christians either the demons of imperialism or the angels of modernization. This collection of new research provides insights into attempts to bridge the social and religious divide that separated China and the West, and serves... more...

  • Conquista y Conversiónby Wulf Oesterreicher; Roland Schmidt-Riese

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00

    Under the guiding concepts ‘pluralization’ and ‘authority’, the series presents studies [of the Munich Collaborative Research Center (SFB) 573] on the Early Modern Age from the 15th to the 17th century. Increasingly, the cultural sciences recognize the Early Modern Age as an epoch that was dependent on the exigencies of medieval tradition,... more...

  • Mary Slessor – Everybody’s Motherby Jeanette Hardage

    The Lutterworth Press 2010; US$ 35.50

    How did a petite redhead from the slums of Dundee become a role model for a hundred years? How did she come to wield influence in the land known to her compatriots as the white man's grave? Why are there statues of her holding twins in Nigeria' How did she develop her missionary fervor combined with down-to-earth common sense? How did she overcome... more...