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  • The Theology of Suffering and Death

    An Introduction for Caregivers, 1st Edition

    By Natalie Kertes Weaver

    This book offers a theological foundation for engaging with the realities of suffering and dying. Designed particularly for practical theology students and trainee caregivers, it introduces the spiritual and theological issues raised by suffering and dying. The chapters consider: how Christian…

    Paperback – 2012-11-09
    Routledge

  • Cynics, Paul and the Pauline Churches

    1st Edition

    By F. Gerald Downing

    F. Gerald Downing explores the teachings of Paul, arguing that the development of Paul's preaching and of the Pauline Church owed a great deal to the views of the vagabond Cynic philosophers, critics of the gods and of the ethos of civic society.F. Gerald Downing examines the New Testament writings…

    Paperback – 2012-09-30
    Routledge

  • Christology and Whiteness

    What Would Jesus Do?, 1st Edition

    Edited by George Yancy

    This book explores Christology through the lens of whiteness, addressing whiteness as a site of privilege and power within the specific context of Christology. It asks whether or not Jesus’ life and work offers theological, religious and ethical resources that can address the question of…

    Paperback – 2012-07-19
    Routledge

  • Understanding Religion and Popular Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Terry Ray Clark, Dan W. Clanton Jr.

    This introductory text provides students with a 'toolbox' of approaches for analyzing religion and popular culture. It encourages readers to think critically about the ways in which popular cultural practices and products, especially those considered as forms of entertainment, are laden with…

    Paperback – 2012-04-19
    Routledge

  • Charlotte Yonge

    Rereading Domestic Religious Fiction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tamara Wagner

    Charlotte Yonge, a dedicated religious, didactic, and domestic novelist, has become one of the most effectively rediscovered Victorian women writers of the last decades. Her prolific output of fiction does not merely give a fascinatingly different insight into nineteenth-century popular culture; it…

    Hardback – 2011-12-14
    Routledge

  • Screening the Afterlife

    Theology, Eschatology, and Film, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Deacy

    Screening the Afterlife is a unique and fascinating exploration of the ‘last things’ as envisaged by modern filmmakers. Drawing on a range of films from Flatliners and What Dreams May Come to Working Girl and The Shawshank Redemption, it offers the first comprehensive examination of death and the…

    Paperback – 2011-10-31
    Routledge

  • Theology on the Menu

    Asceticism, Meat and Christian Diet, 1st Edition

    By David Grumett, Rachel Muers

    Food - what we eat, how much we eat, how it is produced and prepared, and its cultural and ecological significance- is an increasingly significant topic not only for scholars but for all of us. Theology on the Menu is the first systematic and historical assessment of Christian attitudes to food and…

    Paperback – 2010-02-23
    Routledge

  • Christian Spirituality

    The Classics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Arthur Holder

    Christian Spirituality: The Classics is a unique and comprehensive guide to thirty key Christian spirituality texts. Ranging from Origen and Augustine to Jonathan Edwards, Thérèse of Lisieux and Thomas Merton, it offers a view of the texts which is founded in scholarship, but which also presents…

    Paperback – 2009-07-14
    Routledge

  • The Death of Christian Britain

    Understanding Secularisation, 1800–2000, 2nd Edition

    By Callum G. Brown

    The Death of Christian Britain examines how the nation’s dominant religious culture has been destroyed. Callum Brown challenges the generally held view that secularization was a long and gradual process dating from the industrial revolution. Instead, he argues that it has been a catastrophic and…

    Paperback – 2009-02-11
    Routledge
    Christianity and Society in the Modern World

  • Violence to Eternity

    1st Edition

    By Grace M. Jantzen

    Edited by Jeremy Carrette, Morny Joy

    In this volume Grace M. Jantzen continues her groundbreaking analysis of death and beauty in western thought by examining the religious roots of death and violence in the Jewish and Christian tradition, which underlie contemporary values. She shows how man’s fear of the female is often…

    Paperback – 2008-11-17
    Routledge
    Death and the Displacement of Beauty

  • Near-Death Experiences

    Exploring the Mind-Body Connection, 1st Edition

    By Ornella Corazza

    Near death experiences fascinate everyone, from theologians to sociologists and neuroscientists. This groundbreaking book introduces the phenomenon of NDEs, their personal impact and the dominant scientific explanations. Taking a strikingly original cross-cultural approach and incorporating new…

    Paperback – 2008-06-30
    Routledge

  • Queer and Catholic

    1st Edition

    Edited by Amie Evans, Trebor Healey

    How does one reconcile the tension between the community of one’s own Catholic upbringing and a sexuality and gender identity that may be in conflict with some of the tenets of the faith – especially when one is a member of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex…

    Paperback – 2008-06-09
    Routledge

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