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Evolution of the early quran : from anonymous apocalypse to charismatic prophet.

Beck, Daniel A.
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(2018)  | 9781433146909 | Peter Lang Publishing | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 21/2/2018
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Sacred places, emerging spaces : religious pluralism in the post-soviet caucasus.

Darieva, Tsypylma. Mühlfried, Florian. Tuite, Kevin.
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(2018)  | 9781785337826 | Berghahn Books | hbk. | book | 242pp | Availability last checked: 21/2/2018
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Though long-associated with violence, the Caucasus is a region rich with religious conviviality. Based on fresh ethnographies in Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan and the Russian Federation, Sacred Places, Emerging Spaces discusses vanishing and emerging sacred places in the multi-ethnic and multi-religious...

Make a list : how a simple practice can change our lives and open our hearts.

McEntyre, Marilyn.
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(2018)  | 9780802875747 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 208pp | Availability last checked: 21/2/2018
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What if writing a list could literally change your life? From the ancient book of Numbers to the latest clickbait listicle, list-writing has been a routine feature of human experience. Shopping lists. To-do lists. Guest lists. Bucket lists. Lists are everywhere you look. But what if our lists did more...

Karl barth, the jews, and judaism.

Hunsinger, George.
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(2018)  | 9780802875761 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 192pp | Availability last checked: 21/2/2018
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How Jewish was Karl Barth? With this provocative question David Novak opens Karl Barth, the Jews, and Judaism --a volume that brings nine eminent Jewish and Christian theologians into direct and respectful dialogue on a crucial aspect of Barth's thought and legacy. Highlights of the volume include a...

John.

Stewart, Bryan A. Thomas, Michael A.
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(2018)  | 9780802825803 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 21/2/2018
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The Church's Bible series brings the rich classical tradition of biblical interpretation to life, illuminating Scripture as it was understood during the first millennium of Christian history. Compiled, translated, and edited by leading scholars, these volumes draw extensively from early and medieval...

Powers, principalities, and the spirit : biblical realism in africa and the west.

Acolatse, Esther E.
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(2018)  | 9780802864055 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 208pp | Availability last checked: 21/2/2018
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Among the many factors that separate churches in the West from those of the global South--worship styles, approaches to Scripture, demographic trends of growth or decline--there may be no greater difference than their respective attitudes toward super-natural "powers and principalities." In this groundbreaking...

Redeeming transcendence in the arts : bearing witness to the triune god.

Begbie, Jeremy.
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(2018)  | 9780802874948 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 224pp | Availability last checked: 21/2/2018
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How can the arts witness to the transcendence of the Christian God? It is widely believed that there is something transcendent about the arts, that they can awaken a profound sense of awe, wonder, and mystery, of something "beyond" this world. Many argue that this opens up fruitful opportunities for...

I pledge allegiance : a believer's guide to kingdom citizenship in twenty-first-century america.

Crump, David.
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(2018)  | 9780802871749 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 240pp | Availability last checked: 21/2/2018
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What does it really mean for Christians to live as faithful kingdom citizens in today's world? Bitter partisan conflict. State-sanctioned torture. Economic injustice. Ethical corruption. Even a cursory glance over daily news headlines shows a stark contrast between the American political state and the...

Jonathan edwards : an introduction to his thought.

Crisp, Oliver D.
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(2018)  | 9780802872692 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 248pp | Availability last checked: 21/2/2018
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Student-friendly intro to one of America's most fascinating theological minds Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758) has long been recognized as one of the preeminent thinkers in the early Enlightenment and a major figure in the history of American Christianity. In this accessible one-volume text, leading Edwards...

Remembrance, communion, and hope : rediscovering the gospel at the lord's table.

Billings, J. Todd.
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(2018)  | 9780802862334 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 240pp | Availability last checked: 21/2/2018
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"Celebrating the Lord's Supper," says award-winning author and theologian J. Todd Billings, "can change lives." In this book Billings shows how a renewed theology and practice of the Lord's Supper can lead Christians to rediscover the full richness and depth of the gospel. With an eye for helping congregations...

Paul : an apostle's journey.

Campbell, Douglas A.
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(2018)  | 9780802873477 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 200pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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A dramatic journey through the life and thought of the apostle Paul Douglas Campbell has made a name for himself as one of Paul's most insightful and provocative interpreters. In this short and spirited book Campbell introduces readers to the apostle he has studied in depth over his scholarly career....

Ezra and nehemiah.

Shepherd, David J.
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(2018)  | 9780802864321 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 250pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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Two features especially distinguish the Two Horizons Old Testament Commentary series: theological exegesis and theological reflection. Both of these features are fully realized in this THOTC volume on Ezra and Nehemiah by David J. Shepherd and Christopher J. H. Wright. Following an introduction and...

Preaching adverbially.

Mitman, F. Russell.
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(2018)  | 9780802875587 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 192pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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Reflections from a pastor and teacher on preaching as a dynamic event Christian preaching obviously entails the sermon, but in reality it involves much more. Preaching happens when the entire assembly, the worshiping congregation, gathers to speak and sing, pray and listen, eat and drink, bless and...

Christian hospitality and muslim immigration in an age of fear.

Kaemingk, Matthew.
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(2018)  | 9780802874580 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 296pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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An alternative, uniquely Christian response to the growing global challenges of deep religious difference In the last fifty years, millions of Muslims have migrated to Europe and North America. Their arrival has ignited a series of fierce public debates on both sides of the Atlantic about religious...

Incarnational mission : being with the world.

Wells, Samuel.
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(2018)  | 9780802874863 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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A bold new way of thinking about Christian mission " With, " says Samuel Wells, "is the most important word in the Christian faith." In this compelling follow-up to Incarnational Ministry: Being with the Church , Wells explores what it means for mission-minded Christians and churches to be with the...

The epistle to the colossians.

McKnight, Scot.
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(2018)  | 9780802867988 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 522pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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In the epistle to the Colossians, Paul offers a comprehensive vision of the Christian life; his claims transcend religion and bring politics, culture, spirituality, power, ethnicity, and more into play. This exegetical and theological commentary by Scot McKnight delves deeply into Paul's message in...

Matthew.

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(2018)  | 9780802825780 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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Select ancient Christian writings on the Gospel of Matthew The Church's Bible series brings the rich classical tradition of biblical interpretation to life, illuminating Scripture as it was understood during the first millennium of Christian history. Compiled, translated, and edited by leading scholars,...

Judges and Saviors, Deborah and Samson: Reflections of a World in Chaos

MILLGRAM, Hillel I.
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(2018)  | 9780761869894 | Hamilton Books | pbk. | book | 616pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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This is a book about a book: it is an in-depth yet reader friendly analysis ofthe Book of Judges, one of the most dramatic books of the Bible. Against thecommonly-held view that this remarkable work is no more than a collection ofhero tales stemming from Israel’s earliest days in its land—its “HeroicAge,”...

Jehovah’s Witnesses in Europe, Volume II: Past and Present

Besier, Gerhard. Katarzyna, StokÅ osa. , Besier, Gerhard. Stok?osa, Katarzyna.
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(2018)  | 9781527504097 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 454pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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The religious association of Jehovah’s Witnesses has existed for about 150 years in Europe. How Jehovah’s Witnesses found their way in these countries has depended upon the way this missionary association was treated by the majority of the non-Witness population, government and established churches....

Stories with intent : a comprehensive guide to the parables of jesus.

Snodgrass, Klyne R.
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(2018)  | 9780802875693 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 912pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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Winner of the 2009 Christianity Today Award for Biblical Studies, Stories with Intent offers pastors and students a comprehensive and accessible guide to Jesus' parables. Klyne Snodgrass explores in vivid detail the historical context in which these stories were told, the part they played in Jesus'...

Nature and the Environment in Contemporary Religious Contexts

Donlin-Smith, Thomas. Shafiq, Muhammad. , Donlin-Smith, Thomas. Shafiq, Muhammad.
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(2018)  | 9781527505308 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 335pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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This collection of essays discusses the human relationship with, and responsibilities toward, the natural environment from the perspective of religions and the social sciences. The chapters examine a variety of conditions that have contributed to the contemporary environmental crisis, including abuse...

Dying and the virtues.

Levering, Matthew.
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(2018)  | 9780802875488 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 352pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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Explores nine key virtues needed to die (and live) well When death begins to strip away nearly everything that belongs to us, we discover that we need the virtues more than ever. We especially need to cultivate those virtues that can carry us through to the full and final fruition of our earthly journey....

From Monophysitism to Nestorianism: AD 431-681

Sabo, Theodore.
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(2018)  | 9781527504127 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 135pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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The most important Christological controversies were waged during the Third through the Sixth Ecumenical Councils. This book argues that each of these councils can be characterized by the labels Nestorian, Monophysite, or proto-Monophysite. In the Third and Fourth Councils a Nestorian or Antiochene...

The Fellowship of St Alban and St Sergius: Orthodox and Anglican Ecumenical Relations 1927-2012

Salapatas, Filippos Dimitrios. Filippos Salapatas, Dimitrios.
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(2018)  | 9781527505476 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 295pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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For centuries the Orthodox and the Anglican churches have been in dialogue; however, this association matured during the twentieth century, also known as the Age of Ecumenism, where both became members of the World Council of Churches and part of the Official Dialogue. Nevertheless, it is the work of...

Colonial transformation and asian religions in modern history.

Kim, W. David.
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(2018)  | 9781527505599 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 310pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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"The localisation of a region, group, or culture was a common social phenomenon in pre-modern Asia, but global colonialism began to affect the lifestyle of local people. What was the political condition of the relationship between insiders and outsiders? The impact of colonial authorities over religious...

A charismatic model of the church : edward irving's teaching in a 21st-century chinese context.

Lee, David Y. T.
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(2018)  | 9781527505728 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 335pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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"Edward Irving (1792-1834) has been known as a controversial pastor-theologian in nineteenth-century Britain, particularly given his belief that Christ took on sinful flesh in His incarnation. This book focuses on Irving's teaching of the church as the body of Christ in the power of the Holy Spirit...

The kalām cosmological argument: a reassessment.

Erasmus, Jacobus.
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(2018)  | 9783319734378 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiii, 186pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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This book offers a discussion of the kalam cosmological argument, and presents a defence of a version of that argument after critically evaluating three of the most important versions of the argument. It argues that, since the versions of the kalam cosmological argument defended by Philoponus (c. 490–c....

The world's greatest religious leaders : how religious figures helped shape world history.

Hendrix, Scott E. Okeja, Uchenna B.
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(2018)  | 9781440848292 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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This incredibly benevolent force : the holy spirit in reformed theology and spirituality.

Van, der Kooi C.
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(2018)  | 9780802876133 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 160pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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A key refrain in Reformed theology is that God's Spirit trumpets the message of God's salvation through Jesus Christ into every nook and cranny of the universe--but how? And in what way does this cosmic truth touch and shape the mundane reality of our lives and our world? In this distillation of his...

The world's greatest religious leaders : how religious figures helped shape world history.

Hendrix, Scott E. Okeja, Uchenna B. Hendrix, Scott. Okeja, Uchenna. , Hendrix, Scott. Okeja, Uchenna.
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(2018)  | 9781440841378 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | 870pp | Availability last checked: 6/9/2017
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Religious leaders have shaped the course of history and deeply affected the lives of many individuals. This book offers alphabetically arranged profiles of roughly 160 religious leaders from around the world and across time, carefully chosen for their impact and importance and to maximize inclusiveness...

The world's greatest religious leaders : how religious figures helped shape world history.

Hendrix, Scott E. Okeja, Uchenna B.
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(2018)  | 9781440848285 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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Participating in god's mission : a theological missiology for the church in america.

Van, Gelder Craig.
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(2018)  | 9780802874986 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 300pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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Explores how the church has engaged--and should engage--the American context What might faithful and meaningful Christian witness look like within our changing contemporary American context? After analyzing contemporary challenges and developing a missiological approach for the US church, Craig Van...

Who god says you are : a christian understanding of identity.

Snodgrass, Klyne R.
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(2018)  | 9780802875181 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 240pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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Biblical answers to humanity's most basic and pressing question Who are you? For respected New Testament scholar Klyne Snodgrass, this is the most important question a person can ask--the question from which everything else in life flows. Other questions follow: What made you who you are? Who gets to...

The story of latino protestants in the united states.

Martinez, Juan Francisco.
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(2018)  | 9780802873187 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 240pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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The first major historical overview of one of America's most vibrant Christian movements This groundbreaking book by Juan Francisco Martinez provides a broad historical overview of Latino Protestantism in the United States from the early nineteenth century to the present. Beginning with a description...

The Catholic Church in Taiwan: Problems and Prospects

Leung, Beatrice K. F. Mylod, Mary Ellen. So, Francis H. K.
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(2018)  | 9789811066672 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxiii, 234pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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?The IntroductionIndigenization Efforts of the Catholic Church in TaiwanThe Internal Development of the Taiwan Catholic Church: 1950s–1960sThe Taiwan Catholic Church and the Indigenization MovementInculturation of Spirituality: Taiwan ExperienceThe Inculturation of Liturgical Languages: Taiwanese and...

Meaning and Controversy within Chinese Ancestor Religion

Batairwa, Kubuya Paulin.
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(2018)  | 9783319705231 | Springer | hbk. | book | ix, 232pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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CH 1 Introduction: Are Ancestors a Problem?          CH 2 The Hermeneutic Problem within Ancestor Related Practices CH 3 The Conflict of Interpretation of Chinese Ancestor Rites        CH 4 “Our ” Perspective: Indigenous Explanation of Ancestor Rites           CH 5 Existential Practical Hermeneutic...

Bones of Contention: Muslim Shrines in Palestine

Petersen, Andrew.
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(2018)  | 9789811069642 | Springer | hbk. | book | xvi, 188pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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This pivot sets Muslim shrines within the wider context of Heritage Studies in the Muslim world and considers their role in the articulation of sacred landscapes, their function as sites of cultural memory and their links to different religious traditions. Reviewing the historiography of Muslim shrines...

Scottish Presbyterianism and Settler Colonial Politics: Empire of Dissent

Wallace, Valerie.
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(2018)  | 9783319704661 | Springer | hbk. | book | x, 288pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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1: Introduction: Empire of Dissent.Part I: Journeys.2: Thomas Pringle in Cape Town.3: Thomas McCulloch in Pictou.4: John Dunmore Lang in Sydney. 5: William Lyon Mackenzie in Toronto.6: London Lobbying, 1829-1834.Part II: Backlash.7: Radicalism in Scotland.8: Rebellion in Canada.9: Disruption at...

Religious Faith of the Chinese

Zhuo, Xinping.
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(2018)  | 9789811063787 | Springer | hbk. | book | xv, 273pp | Availability last checked: 30/1/2018
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This book comprehensively examines religious faith in China from the perspective of cultural philosophy and cultural history. It explores the social, political, cultural and spiritual meanings of religions, tracing their historical development and related paradigm shifts. It also analyzes the characteristics...

The Politics of the Sacred in America: The Role of Civil Religion in Political Practice

Squiers, Anthony.
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(2018)  | 9783319688695 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiv, 181pp | Availability last checked: 30/1/2018
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This book provides a comprehensive investigation of the political dimensions of civil religion in the United States. By employing an original social-psychological theory rooted in semiotics, it offers a qualitative and quantitative empirical examination of more than fifty years of political rhetoric....

The Catholic Church in Taiwan: Birth, Growth and Development

Leung, Beatrice K. F. Mylod, Mary Ellen. So, Francis H. K.
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(2018)  | 9789811066641 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxiii, 265pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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This book provides a ground breaking interdisciplinary study of the Catholic Church in Taiwan, focusing on the post 1949 Civil War in China through to the present day, and discusses the role played by the Catholic Church in contemporary Taiwanese society. It considers the situation of the Catholic church...

Religious Renewal in France, 1789-1870: The Roman Catholic Church between Catastrophe and Triumph

Price, Roger.
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(2018)  | 9783319671956 | Springer | hbk. | book | xii, 400pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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This book provides a study of the manner in which the Roman Catholic Church in France responded to successive revolutions between 1789 and 1870 as well as to the cultural upheaval associated with accelerating socio-economic change. It focuses on the Church as an institution engaged in a dynamic process...

Reasoning from faith : fundamental theology in merold westphal's philosophy of religion.

Sands, Justin.
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(2018)  | 9780253031938 | Indiana University Press | hbk. | book | 328pp
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Merold Westphal is considered to be one of the preeminent Continentalphilosophers of religion. His articulation of faith as the task of a lifetimehas become a touchstone in contemporary debates concerning faith's relationshipto reason. As Justin Sands explores his philosophy, he illuminates howWestphal’s...

Atheists in American Politics: Social Movement Organizing from the Nineteenth to the Twenty-First Centuries

Meagher, Richard J.
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(2018)  | 9781498558570 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 168pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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Today atheists, it seems, are everywhere. Nonbelievers write best-selling booksand proudly defend their views in public; they have even hired a lobbyist. But,as political scientist Richard J. Meagher shows, atheist political activism isnot a new phenomenon. From the "Freethought" movement of the late...

Jesus of Arabia: Christ through Middle Eastern Eyes

THOMPSON, Andrew.
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(2018)  | 9781538109441 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 240pp | Availability last checked: 1/2/2018
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In Jesus of Arabia, the Reverend Canon Andrew Thompson introduces an unfamiliarJesus—Jesus in the context of his home in the Middle East. Whether readersbelieve Jesus to be a prophet or the messiah, Thompson enhances ourunderstanding of his work and character by looking at his social context as aman...

Making Peace with Faith: The Challenges of Religion and Peacebuilding

Abu-Nimer, Mohammed. Garred, Michelle G. Garred, Michelle.
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(2018)  | 9781538102633 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 262pp | Availability last checked: 20/12/2017
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Although religion is almost never a root cause, it often gets pulled intoconflict as a powerful element, especially where conflicting parties havedifferent religious identities. Every faith tradition offers resources forpeace, and secular policy makers are more and more acknowledging the influenceof...

Philosophy of the Ancient Maya: Lords of Time

McLeod, Alexus.
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(2018)  | 9781498531382 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 238pp | Availability last checked: 15/1/2018
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Philosophy of the Ancient Maya is an investigation of some of the central topicsof metaphysics in the philosophical thought of the Maya people of Mesoamerica,particularly from the Preclassic through Postclassic periods. It covers thetopics of time, change, identity, and truth, through comparative investigationintegrating...

Rabbi, Mystic, or Impostor? : The Eighteenth-Century Ba'al Shem of London.

Oron, Michal.
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(2018)  | 9781904113034 | The Littman Library of Jewish | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 30/1/2018
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Shmuel Falk, the enigmatic, miracle-working Jewish figure known as the Ba’al Shem of London, has piqued the curiosity of students of Jewish history for generations. Interest in the man was aroused by the rumours of his dealings with European aristocrats, his encounters with famous characters like Giovanni...

Adam and Eve in Scripture, Theology, and Literature: Sin, Compassion, and Forgiveness

ELY, Peter B.
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(2018)  | 9781498573894 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 350pp | Availability last checked: 30/1/2018
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Adam and Eve in Scripture, Theology, and Literature: Sin, Compassion, andForgiveness is an extended consideration of the narrative of Adam and Eve, firstseen in the Hebrew Bible but given new life by St. Paul in the New Testament.Paul’s treatment of Adam and Eve, especially his designation of Christ...

Proceedings of the 2nd Biennial South African Conference on Spirituality and Healthcare

de la Porte, André. Joubert, Nicolene. Oberholzer, Annemarie.
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(2018)  | 9781527503854 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 320pp | Availability last checked: 1/1/2018
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Illness causes an existential crisis for people as it confronts them with the fragility, vulnerability and finitude of the human condition. Serious illness and hospitalisation can be challenging and life-changing experiences, especially in a context with poor resources and limited support. Healthcare...

The books of haggai and malachi.

Jacobs, Mignon R.
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(2018)  | 9780802826251 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 424pp | Availability last checked: 30/1/2018
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In this commentary on Haggai and Malachi, Mignon Jacobs offers clear and insightful interpretation of the text while highlighting themes that are especially relevant to contemporary concerns, such as honoring or dishonoring God, the responsibilities of leaders, questioning God, and hearing the prophetic...

Making Peace with Faith: The Challenges of Religion and Peacebuilding

Abu-Nimer, Mohammed. Garred, Michelle G. Garred, Michelle.
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(2018)  | 9781538102640 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 262pp | Availability last checked: 20/12/2017
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Although religion is almost never a root cause, it often gets pulled intoconflict as a powerful element, especially where conflicting parties havedifferent religious identities. Every faith tradition offers resources forpeace, and secular policy makers are more and more acknowledging the influenceof...

A little exercise for young theologians.

Thielicke, Helmut.
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(2017)  | 9780802874153 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 80pp | Availability last checked: 28/9/2017
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This classic little book for new and experienced theologians alike offers wise counsel on the difficulties -- and vital importance -- of maintaining one's spiritual health in the course of academic theological study. Since the book's first appearance in English translation in 1962, thousands of beginning...

The Art of Anatheism

Clemente, Matthew. Kearney, Richard.
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(2017)  | 9781786605214 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 314pp | Availability last checked: 14/1/2018
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Theopoetics names the notion that the divine (theos) manifests itself ascreative making (poiesis). Anatheism expresses the attendant claim that thismaking takes the form of a second creation – re-creation or creation again(ana) – where humanity and divinity collaborate in the coming of the Kingdom.The...

Sermons from the National Cathedral: Soundings for the Journey

Lloyd, Samuel T. III.
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(2017)  | 9780810896185 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 384pp | Availability last checked: 14/1/2018
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Washington National Cathedral stands in an unparalleled position at theintersection of religious faith and public life in America, and has been calledthe “spiritual home for the nation.” Dean Samuel T. Lloyd III occupied itsmassive Canterbury pulpit as dean during an often- turbulent period in thenation...

Women of war, women of woe : joshua and judges through the eyes of nineteenth-century female biblical interpreters.

Taylor, Marion Ann.
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(2017)  | 9780802873033 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 275pp | Availability last checked: 28/9/2017
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Historical female perspectives on women whose lives were changed by Jesus This volume gathers the writings of thirty-one nineteenth-century women on the stories of women in the Gospels -- Mary and Martha, Anna, the Samaritan woman at the well, Herodias and Salome, Mary Magdalene, and more. The selected...

Canonical theology : the biblical canon, sola scriptura, and theological method.

Peckham, John.
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(2017)  | 9780802873309 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 300pp | Availability last checked: 28/9/2017
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A theological case for the central, unique role of Scripture as canon What is the role of canon and community respectively when it comes to understanding and articulating Christian doctrine? Should the church be the doctrinal arbiter in the twenty-first century? In Canonical Theology John Peckham tackles...

Leaning on the word : worship with argentine baptists in the mid-twentieth century.

Mathis, Eric L. Ruth, Lester.
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(2017)  | 9780802873903 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 176pp | Availability last checked: 20/12/2017
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Think mid-twentieth-century Baptist evangelism, and the figure that comes immediately to mind is likely Billy Graham. But far removed from the glitz and glamor of televised crusades, what did typical Baptist mission field evangelism and worship really look like? In this latest volume in the Church at...

Justice as a virtue : a thomistic perspective.

Porter, Jean.
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(2017)  | 9780802873255 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 336pp | Availability last checked: 28/9/2017
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"Aquinas," says Jean Porter, "gets justice right." In this book she shows that Aquinas offers us a cogent and illuminating account of justice as a personal virtue rather than a virtue of social institutions, as John Rawls and his interlocutors have described it -- and as most people think of it today....

The encyclopedia of early christian art and archaeology.

Finney, Paul Corby.
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(2017)  | 9780802838117 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | hbk. | book | 1732pp | Availability last checked: 28/9/2017
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Monumental reference work two decades in the making More than 400 distinguished scholars, including archaeologists, art historians, historians, epigraphers, and theologians, have written the 1,455 entries in this monumental encyclopedia -- the first comprehensive reference work of its kind. From Aachen...

Fairies, Demons, and Nature Spirits: Small Gods' at the Margins of Christendom

Ostling, Michael.
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(2017)  | 9781137585196 | Springer Palgrave | hbk. | book | xv, 366pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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This book examines the fairies, demons, and nature spirits haunting the margins of Christendom from late-antique Egypt to early modern Scotland to contemporary Amazonia. Contributions from anthropologists, folklorists, historians and religionists explore Christian strategies of encompassment and marginalization,...

The eerdmans encyclopedia of early christian art and archaeology.

Finney, Paul Corby.
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(2017)  | 9780802890160 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | hbk. | book
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The eerdmans encyclopedia of early christian art and archaeology.

Finney, Paul Corby.
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(2017)  | 9780802890177 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | hbk. | book
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Passionate and pious : religious media and black women's sexuality.

Moultrie, Monique.
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(2017)  | 9780822369998 | Duke University Press | hbk. | book | 200pp | Availability last checked: 6/12/2017
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Monique Moultrie explores the impact of faith-based sexual ministries on black women's sexual agency to trace how these women navigate sexuality, religious authority, and their spiritual walk with God.

Isl?m and the People of the Book, Volumes 1-3: Critical Studies on the Covenants of The Prophet

Morrow, Andrew John. , Andrew Morrow, John.
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(2017)  | 9781527503199 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 1/12/2017
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Islam and the People of the Book features three dozen scholarly studies on the treaties that the Prophet Muhammad concluded with Jewish, Samaritan, Christian, and Zoroastrian communities, along with translations of Six Covenants of the Prophet in over a dozen languages. The combined effort of over forty-five...

The Historical Enigma of the Snake Woman from Antiquity to the 21st Century

Giallongo, Angela.
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(2017)  | 9781527503052 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 295pp | Availability last checked: 1/12/2017
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This book provides an exploration of the historical conditions that gradually defined subordinating symbols and conflictual values in social relations between the sexes. It reveals how snakes and the gelid eyes of Medusa—the archetypical snake-woman—have reverberated across the visual arts and written...

The eerdmans encyclopedia of early christian art and archaeology.

Finney, Paul Corby.
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Seekers and Things: Spiritual Movements and Aesthetic Difference in Kinshasa

Lambertz, Peter.
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(2017)  | 9781785336690 | Berghahn Books | hbk. | book | 308pp | Availability last checked: 20/12/2017
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Focusing on the intricate presence of a Japanese new religion (SekaiKyûseikyô) in the densely populated and primarily Christian environment ofKinshasa (DR Congo), this ethnographic study offers a practitioner-orientatedperspective to create a localised picture of religious globalization. Guided byan...

Revisiting Jonestown: An Interdisciplinary Study of Cults

Nesci, Domenico A.
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(2017)  | 9781498552691 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 178pp | Availability last checked: 14/1/2018
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Revisiting Jonestown covers three main topics: the psycho-biography of Jim Jones(the leader of the suicidal community) from the new perspective of PrenatalPsychology and transgenerational trauma, the story of his Peoples Temple, withemphasis on what kind of leadership and membership were responsible...

The Art of Anatheism

Clemente, Matthew. Kearney, Richard.
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(2017)  | 9781786605207 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 314pp | Availability last checked: 14/1/2018
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Theopoetics names the notion that the divine (theos) manifests itself ascreative making (poiesis). Anatheism expresses the attendant claim that thismaking takes the form of a second creation – re-creation or creation again(ana) – where humanity and divinity collaborate in the coming of the Kingdom.The...

Parenting as Spiritual Practice and Source for Theology: Mothering Matters

Bischoff, Claire. Hardison-Moody, Annie. O'Donnell, Gandolfo Elizabeth.
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(2017)  | 9783319596525 | Springer | hbk. | book | xviii, 308pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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This volume investigates how mothers can understand parenting as spiritual practice, and what this practice means for theological scholarship. An intergenerational and intercultural group of mother-scholars explores these questions that arise at the intersection of motherhood studies, religious practice,...

Christian Physicalism?: Philosophical Theological Criticisms

CORTEZ, Cooper Robins. , Farris, Joshua R. Loftin, R. Keith.
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(2017)  | 9781498549233 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 458pp | Availability last checked: 29/12/2017
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On the heels of the advance since the twentieth-century of wholly physicalistaccounts of human persons, the influence of materialist ontology is increasinglyevident in Christian theologizing. To date, the contemporary literature hastended to focus on anthropological issues (e.g., whether the traditional...

Embodying the sacred : women mystics in seventeenth-century lima.

van, Deusen Nancy E.
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(2017)  | 9780822369899 | Duke University Press | hbk. | book | 280pp | Availability last checked: 29/11/2017
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Through the lives of religious women in colonial Lima, a new understanding of the ways in which pious Catholic women engaged with material and immaterial notions of the sacred or were themselves objectified as conduits of the divine in spiritual narratives.

Jean-Luc Nancy and Christian Thought: Deconstructions of the Bodies of Christ

Smerick, Christina.
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(2017)  | 9781498521567 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 126pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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Jean-Luc Nancy and Christian Thought explores Nancy’s deconstruction ofChristianity via the various bodies of Christ that accumulate in Christiandoctrine, specifically the incarnated body, the resurrected body, and the bodyof Christ the church. The work ties Nancy’s deconstruction to the writings...

The Mainline in Late Modernity: Tradition and Innovation in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Freudenberg, Maren.
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(2017)  | 9781498555845 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 242pp | Availability last checked: 29/12/2017
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In the last fifty years, religion in America has changed dramatically, andMainline Protestantism is following suit. This book reveals a fundamentaltransformation taking place in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. TheELCA is looking to postdenominational Christianity for inspiration on how toattract...

Toward a catholic Christianity: A Study in Critical Belonging

McCarthy, Michael Halpin.
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(2017)  | 9781498538015 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 318pp | Availability last checked: 29/12/2017
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Critical belonging has been an essential feature of Christianity since itsorigin, but the forms it assumes understandably differ with the specificchallenges Christians rise to meet throughout history. During the past twothousand years, these challenges have covered a broad spectrum: epistemic,moral,...

The Chaplain's Presence and Medical Power: Rethinking Loss in the Hospital System

Coble, Richard.
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(2017)  | 9781498559119 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 230pp | Availability last checked: 29/12/2017
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Why is loss present but rarely spoken of in the hospital system? How does suchsilence carry over to the practices of chaplains who accompany dying patientsand grieving families? Richard Coble critically examines his experiences as ahospital chaplain to analyze the place of spiritual care in wider trends...

Contemporary Debates in Negative Theology and Philosophy

Brown, Nahum. Simmons, J. Aaron.
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(2017)  | 9783319658995 | Springer | hbk. | book | xvi, 400pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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In this volume, scholars draw deeply on negative theology in order to consider some of the oldest questions in the philosophy of religion that stand as persistent challenges to inquiry, comprehension, and expression. The chapters engage different philosophical methodologies, cross disciplinary boundaries,...

Leadership in Islam: Thoughts, Processes and Solutions in Australian Organizations

Abdalla, Mohamad. Faris, Nezar.
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(2017)  | 9783319664408 | Springer | hbk. | book | ix, 207pp | Availability last checked: 23/12/2017
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This book examines the concept of leadership from within the Islamic worldview, exploring its meaning and various manifestations through textual evidence from the two primary sources of Islam, The Qur’an and hadith. Using this theoretical framework concurrent with contemporary leadership theory, the...

The concept of woman, volume 3 : the search for communion of persons, 1500-2015.

Allen, Prudence.
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(2017)  | 9780802868435 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 550pp | Availability last checked: 28/9/2017
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This pioneering study by Sister Prudence Allen traces the concept of woman in relation to man in Western thought from ancient times to the present. In her third and final volume Allen covers the years 1500-2015, continuing her chronological approach to individual authors from the first two volumes and...

The believing scientist : essays on science and religion.

Barr, Stephen.
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(2017)  | 9780802873705 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 208pp | Availability last checked: 28/9/2017
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Elegant writings by a cutting-edge research scientist defending traditional theological and philosophical positions Both an accomplished theoretical physicist and a faithful Catholic, Stephen Barr in this book addresses a wide range of questions about the relationship between science and religion, providing...

Damning words : the life and religious times of h. l. mencken.

Hart, D. G.
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(2017)  | 9780802873446 | Wm B Eerdmans Publishing Co | pbk. | book | 272pp | Availability last checked: 28/9/2017
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Features the surprising relationship to Christianity of an outspoken, famous agnostic H. L. Mencken (1880-1956) was a reporter, literary critic, editor, author -- and a famous American agnostic in the twentieth century. From his role in the Scopes Trial to his advocacy of science and reason in public...

 

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