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  • Thomas K. Beecher
    812 kr

    Thomas K. Beecher
    av Myra C. Glenn

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313298622
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    This is the first full-length biography of the Reverend Thomas K. Beecher, a member of the most famous family of reformers in 19th-century America. Unlike his famous siblings, Thomas Beecher defended slavery on the eve of the Civil War and condemned…

  • Bodies of Life
    812 kr

    Bodies of Life
    av Etta M. Madden

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313303036
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    The Shakers' spiritual literacies, defined through an examination of their reading and writing practices, blur boundaries between traditionally masculine and feminine realms by using reason and emotion and by being innovative as well as traditional.…

  • Popular Religion in America
    812 kr

    Popular Religion in America
    av Erling T. Jorstad

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313279690
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    The enormous growth of evangelicalism is one of the major developments in recent American life. Like other scholars, Jorstad acknowledges that evangelicalism has grown because it is theologically attractive. But Jorstad also attributes the growth of…

  • Between Man and God
    832 kr

    Between Man and God
    av Martin Sicker

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313319044
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    Sicker presents a personal attempt to come to grips with the awesome question, Where was God at Auschwitz? and with it some of the related central issues of Jewish thought and belief. There is a tendency among many writers of contemporary work of th…

  • Politics and Religious Authority
    387 kr

    Politics and Religious Authority
    av Richard Gelm

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313289033
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    This study assesses the political effects of the Second Vatican Council on the politics of American Catholics. After discussing Catholic contributions to political development since the Middle Ages, Gelm argues that changes since Vatican II signify…

  • Toward Universal Religion
    832 kr

    Toward Universal Religion
    av Daniel Ross Chandler

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313294846
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    Using the 1893 and the 1993 World's Parliament of Religions as a focus for probing intercultural religious communication, this study describes more than a century's preoccupation with a provocative phenomenon called universal religion. It presents 1…

  • Sacred Places and Profane Spaces
    724 kr

    Sacred Places and Profane Spaces
    av Jamie S. Scott, Paul Simpson-Housley, Jamie S. Scott

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313263293
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    The editors and contributors to this pioneering volume have focused the lense of geography on new territory as they inquire critically into the spatial dimensions of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, making this interdisciplinary project truly a new…

  • Theodicies in Conflict
    812 kr

    Theodicies in Conflict
    av Richard Forrer

    Inbunden - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313251917
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  • Bystanders
    812 kr

    Bystanders
    av J. Victoria Barnett, Victoria J. Barnett, J. Victoria Barnett

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313291845
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    The Holocaust did not introduce the phenomenon of the bystander, but it did illustrate the terrible consequences of indifference and passivity towards the persecution of others. Although the term was initially applied only to the good Germans-the ap…

  • Religious Fundamentalism in Developing Countries
    832 kr

    Religious Fundamentalism in Developing Countries

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313311550
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    Using a variety of methodological approaches, this timely book offers a thorough examination of the impact and implications of religious fundamentalism in developing nations. The authors explore why and how adherence to fundamentalist principles aff…

  • The Stones Will Cry Out
    812 kr

    The Stones Will Cry Out
    av Douglas K. Huneke

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313292163
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    Nineteen ninety-five is the 50th anniversary of the liberation of the death camps and of the martyrdom of the Protestant theologian and resistance leader, Dietrich Bonhoeffer. The author weaves together the stories of his studies at the Shoah archiv…

  • Drums of Redemption
    745 kr

    Drums of Redemption
    av Harvey J. Sindima

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313290886
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    This book covers the history of Christianity in Africa from the first century to the present, highlighting the roles of the Coptic and Ethiopian Churches in preserving Christianity and inspiring African nationalism (in the case of the Ethiopian Chur…

  • To Promote, Defend, and Redeem
    832 kr

    To Promote, Defend, and Redeem
    av Arnold Sparr

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313263910
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    The Catholic literary revival in America refers both to the impact of the modern resurgence in European Catholic thought and letters upon the American Church between 1920 and 1960, and to efforts by American Catholic educational and literary leaders…

  • Just War and Jihad
    757 kr

    Just War and Jihad
    av John Kelsay

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313273476
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    In this collaborative examination two diverse groups of scholars look at Western and Islamic approaches to war, peace, and statecraft from their own perspectives in an effort to bridge the gap of knowledge and understanding between the two tradition…

  • Buddhist Behavioral Codes and the Modern World
    832 kr

    Buddhist Behavioral Codes and the Modern World

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313288906
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    Within the scope of the English-language literature on Buddhism, the codes of behavior mandated by Buddhist doctrine represent an infrequently discussed topic. The selections here consist of essays on Buddhism by 17 scholars and practitioners, who a…

  • The United Synod of the South
    812 kr

    The United Synod of the South
    av Harold M. Parker

    Inbunden - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313262890
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    In histories of American Presbyterianism, the southern branch of the New School Church has received little attention despite its importance to church history as a whole. This new study provides a complete account of the southern church, tracing the…

  • Southern Anglicanism
    812 kr

    Southern Anglicanism
    av S. Charles Bolton

    Inbunden - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313230905
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  • The Cult Experience
    493 kr

    The Cult Experience
    av Andrew J. Pavlos

    Inbunden - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313231643
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  • The Death of God Movement and the Holocaust
    1.180 kr

    The Death of God Movement and the Holocaust

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313303654
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    The Death of God theologians represented one of the most influential religious movements that emerged of the 1960s, a decade in which the discipline of theology underwent revolutionary change. Although they were from different traditions, utilized v…

  • The Star of Return
    619 kr

    The Star of Return
    av Dow Marmur

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313276040
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    At the heart of this sustained meditation that touches on aspects of the history, present state, and possible future of Judaism is Rabbi Dow Marmur's conviction that Judaism is in the midst of a paradigm shift. Rabbi Marmur contends that whereas the…

  • Protestant Evangelical Literary Culture and Contemporary Society
    619 kr

    Protestant Evangelical Literary Culture and Contemporary Society
    av Jan Blodgett

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313303951
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    While studies have been done on the politics, personalities, and television empires of Protestant evangelicals, little has been said about the power of evangelical publishing and the recent upsurge in evangelical fiction. In the last 20 years, evang…

  • From the Unthinkable to the Unavoidable
    812 kr

    From the Unthinkable to the Unavoidable

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313296833
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    In the last half century, ways of thinking about the Holocaust have changed somewhat dramatically. In this volume, noted scholars reflect on how their own thinking about the Holocaust has changed over the years. In their personal stories they confro…

  • From the Unthinkable to the Unavoidable
    478 kr

    From the Unthinkable to the Unavoidable

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275957643
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    In the last half century, ways of thinking about the Holocaust have changed somewhat dramatically. In this volume, noted scholars reflect on how their own thinking about the Holocaust has changed over the years. In their personal stories they confro…

  • Nineteenth-Century English Religious Traditions
    735 kr

    Nineteenth-Century English Religious Traditions
    av D. G. Paz

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313294761
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    Scholars from England, Northern Ireland, New Zealand, Canada, and the United States survey Victorian religious history. This collection is organized around religious traditions or denominations in the 19th century in England with more emphasis on th…

  • Presbyterian Women in America
    812 kr

    Presbyterian Women in America
    av Lois A. Boyd

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313298417
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    This second edition of Boyd and Brackenridge's acclaimed history of Presbyterian women in America traces women's affiliation with Presbyterianism for more than two centuries-from 1789 to the present. In the first century after the establishment of t…

  • Religious Mythology and the Art of War
    832 kr

    Religious Mythology and the Art of War
    av James A. Aho

    Inbunden - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313225642
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  • Marchin' the Pilgrims Home
    387 kr

    Marchin' the Pilgrims Home
    av Stephen D. Glazier

    Inbunden - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313234644
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  • Southern Enterprise
    619 kr

    Southern Enterprise
    av John W. Kuykendall

    Inbunden - 1982 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313232121
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  • Triumph Over Silence
    493 kr

    Triumph Over Silence
    av Richard Greaves

    Inbunden - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313247996
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    This timely and fascinating historical study of Protestant women will increase the appreciation of their continuing struggle for acceptance within their churches and of their contribution to the success of the Protestant movement. An introductory ch…

  • Searching for Meaning in the Holocaust
    619 kr

    Searching for Meaning in the Holocaust
    av Sidney M. Bolkosky

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313307645
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    Scholars, survivors, and other interested parties have offered, over the years, their own interpretations of the meaning of the Holocaust and the lessons we can learn from it. However, the quest to find a rational explanation for this seemingly irra…

  • Human Dignity and the Common Good
    832 kr

    Human Dignity and the Common Good
    av Richard W. Rousseau

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313320712
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    Consisting of the full text of eight papal social encyclicals dating back to 1891 and the papacy of Leo XIII, and one important papal radio address on Christian social ethics, this reference work also introduces, outlines, and summarizes the texts i…

  • Return
    493 kr

    Return
    av Dienke Hondius

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275980467
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    A staff member at Ann Franke House, Hondius (Erasmus U., Rotterdam) investigates how Jews emerging from their hiding places or returning from concentration camps were welcomed back to their country, hometown, street, workplace, school, and circle of…

  • Time, Place, and Circumstance
    812 kr

    Time, Place, and Circumstance
    av William H. Swatos

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313268922
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    This book is a collection of essays that explore a variety of topics in religious history, both East and West, using theoretical frameworks derived from the comparative-historical sociology of Max Weber. It breaks new ground, offering substantive ne…

  • Exorcising the Trouble Makers
    590 kr

    Exorcising the Trouble Makers
    av Francis L. K. Hsu

    Inbunden - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313237805
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    The very human need for religion and magic as supplements to scientific and technological knowledge is the subject of this work. In 1942 Hsu witnessed a cholera epidemic in a small rural settlement in Yunnan province, China, and found that, contrary…

  • The Ecumenical Movement
    764 kr

    The Ecumenical Movement
    av Thomas E. FitzGerald

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313306068
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    What is Ecumenism? How and when did it start? What are its goals and how will they affect the future of the Christian churches? This book answers these questions and examines the remarkable story of new encounters between Orthodox, Roman Catholic, A…

  • Cross, Crescent, and Sword
    716 kr

    Cross, Crescent, and Sword
    av James Turner Johnson

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313273483
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    The rapid and energetic resurgence of the Islamic religion and the expanded international role played by Islamic nations and political movements provided the impetus for a collaborative examination by scholars of religion and culture intent on bridg…

  • History, Religion, and Meaning
    619 kr

    History, Religion, and Meaning
    av Julius Simon

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313312885
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    The Holocaust continues to be a defining event for understanding not only the course of history during the 20th century but the course of human events in general. Perhaps the most contentious issue is that of how the Holocaust continues to be unders…

  • Being Religious, American Style
    832 kr

    Being Religious, American Style
    av Charles H. Lippy

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313278952
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    Popular religion rarely expresses itself in the artifacts of high culture. In this book, Lippy approaches the study of popular religion by asking how ordinary people have gone about the process of being religious in America. Along the way, he examin…

  • Being Religious, American Style
    328 kr

    Being Religious, American Style
    av Charles H. Lippy

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275949013
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    Popular religion rarely expresses itself in the artifacts of high culture. In this book, Lippy approaches the study of popular religion by asking how ordinary people have gone about the process of being religious in America. Along the way, he examin…

  • The Veneration of Divine Justice
    638 kr

    The Veneration of Divine Justice
    av Roy A. Rosenberg

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313296550
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    Rosenberg looks to the Qumran scrolls for clues to the relationship of the Essenes or Sadoqites to the early Christians. He finds that many of their beliefs, including the expectation of a Moreh Sedeq or Correct Teacher, were taken on by the early C…

  • Religion and Political Conflict in South Asia
    812 kr

    Religion and Political Conflict in South Asia
    av Douglas Allen

    Inbunden - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313273094
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    One of the most dramatic and surprising developments of the last twenty years was the proliferation of aggressive political movements linked to religion. This book examines the interplay of religion and politics in predominantly Hindu India, Islamic…

  • Christianity, The Other, and The Holocaust
    493 kr

    Christianity, The Other, and The Holocaust
    av Michael R. Steele

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313306457
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    According to the author, Christianity offers a powerful system of rewards and incentives to create cultural uniformity. Those who do not join in this cultural uniformity become anathematized, oppressed, marginalized, and ultimately removed from the…

  • Neighbors, Friends, or Madmen
    536 kr

    Neighbors, Friends, or Madmen
    av Jonathan M. Chu

    Inbunden - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313248092
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    Chu explains the rise of religious toleration in America through an examination of the Puritan response to Quakerism in seventeenth-century Massachusetts. He casts the phenomenon in a new light, arguing that toleration for Quakerism emerged out of t…

  • Toward a Jewish (M)Orality
    619 kr

    Toward a Jewish (M)Orality
    av S. Daniel Breslauer

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313306037
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    Moving the focus away from the exposition of one particular thinker, this unique book offers a constructive, postmodern approach to contemporary Jewish thinking combined with analysis of modern Jewish thought, reflections on Jewish law, mysticism, h…

  • Transforming Faith
    812 kr

    Transforming Faith
    av Miles L Bradbury

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313257070
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    This book examines the persistence of religious belief in an America that has become increasingly secular. A series of essays addresses specific aspects of the interaction between the sacred and the secular in modern U.S. history and offers a unique…

  • A Guide to Foreign Missionary Manuscripts in the Presbyterian Historical Society
    387 kr

    A Guide to Foreign Missionary Manuscripts in the Presbyterian Historical Society
    av Frederick H. Heuser

    Inbunden - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313262494
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    This guide provides an overview of the foreign missionary manuscripts and archival collections in the Presbyterian Historical Society, including all materials acquired and processed through January 1, 1987. The Society's library contains materials a…

  • Cities of Gods
    638 kr

    Cities of Gods
    av Nigel Biggar

    Inbunden - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313249440
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    In this fertile collection of essays, prominent theologians, philosophers, historians, and social scientists explore the mutual entanglements of religious identity with political activity in religiously plural societies. Four essays are devoted to e…

  • The Druids
    832 kr

    The Druids
    av Paul R. Lonigan

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313299551
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    This comprehensive study of the Druids offers a fresh look at the enigmatic and often controversial question of the role of these priests in Celtic society. The religion of Druidism is examined as an inheritance of Indo-European tradition, with intr…

  • Competing Visions of Islam in the United States
    832 kr

    Competing Visions of Islam in the United States
    av Kambiz GhaneaBassiri

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313299513
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    This book fills a void in the study of Muslims in the United States, presenting the first in-depth study of the large Muslim population in Los Angeles County. It examines an array of issues facing the American Muslim population, ranging from gender…

  • The Cross, the Flag, and the Bomb
    493 kr

    The Cross, the Flag, and the Bomb
    av William A. Au

    Inbunden - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313247545
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  • Covenant and Community in Modern Judaism
    619 kr

    Covenant and Community in Modern Judaism
    av S. Daniel Breslauer

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313266058
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    While scholars agree on the continuing importance of biblical covenant as a foundation of Judaism, they often disagree in their perception of the meaning and significance of this concept in a modern context. Breslauer addresses the disputed issues i…

  • Gods of Our Fathers
    832 kr

    Gods of Our Fathers
    av Professor Richard A. Gabriel

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313312861
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    Gabriel offers a startling new look at Judaism and Christianity by attempting to trace their historical theological roots, not to the revelations of God, but to the common theological ancestor, the religions of ancient Egypt. Using new material only…