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  • Theological Radicalism and Tradition

    'The Limits of Radicalism' with Appendices

    By Howard E. Root

    Edited by Christopher R. Brewer

    ‘The limits of radicalism are those which end not in chaos but in the breaking of fresh ground.’ Howard E. Root Previously unpublished––and only recently rediscovered by Dr Christopher R. Brewer in an uncatalogued box in the archives of Lambeth Palace Library––Canon Howard E. Root’s 1972 Bampton…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

  • The Rise and Fall of the English Christendom

    Theocracy, Christology, Order and Power

    By Bruce Kaye

    English Christendom has never been a static entity. Evangelism, politics, conflict and cultural changes have constantly and consistently developed it into myriad forms across the world. However, in recent times that development has seemingly become a general decline. This book utilises the motif of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Ecclesiology

  • The Chaldean Catholic Church

    Modern History, Ecclesiology and Church-State Relations

    By Kristian Girling

    This book provides a modern historical study of the Chaldean Catholic Church in Iraq from 2003 to 2013, against a background analysis of the origins and ecclesiological development of the Chaldean community from the sixteenth century onwards. The book offers an insight into the formation of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-27 
    Routledge
    Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

  • Religion, Culture and Spirituality in Africa and the African Diaspora

    Edited by William Ackah, Jualynne E. Dodson, R. Drew Smith

    Religion, Culture and Spirituality in Africa and the African Diaspora explores the ways in which religious ideas and beliefs continue to play a crucial role in the lives of people of African descent. The chapters in this volume use historical and contemporary examples to show how people of African…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • The Caroline Divines and the Church of Rome

    A Contribution to Current Ecumenical Dialogue

    By Mark Langham

    In the early seventeenth century, as the vehement aggression of the early Reformation faded, the Church of England was able to draw upon scholars of remarkable ability to present a more thoughtful defence of its position. The Caroline Divines, who flourished under King Charles I, drew upon vast…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02 
    Routledge

  • Reconceiving Religious Conflict

    New Views from the Formative Centuries of Christianity

    Edited by Wendy Mayer, Chris L. De Wet

    This book deconstructs instances of religious conflict within the formative centuries of Christianity, the first six centuries CE. It explores the theoretical foundations of religious conflict; the dynamics of religious conflict within the context of persecution and martyrdom; the social and moral…

    Hardback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Early Christian World

  • History of the Middle Ages

    300-1500

    By James Westfall Thompson

    First published in 1931, this book covers the broad period of time between the Christian Roman Empire instituted in the fourth century and the period of the Renaissance. The author traces the main events of medieval history — striking a balance between political, institutional, social and cultural…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • The Decline of Established Christianity in the Western World

    Interpretations and Responses

    Edited by Paul Silas Peterson

    While Church attendance in the West is often cited as being in decline, it is argued that this only applies to the older established forms of the Church. Other expressions of the faith are, in fact, stable or even growing. This volume provides multidisciplinary interpretations of and responses to…

    Hardback – 2017-09-28 
    Routledge
    Studies in World Christianity and Interreligious Relations

  • Methodist Heritage and Identity

    By Brian E. Beck

    Brian Beck has had a long and distinguished career in Methodist studies, having additionally served as President of the UK Methodist Conference and helped lead the international Oxford Institute of Methodist Theological Studies. This book is the first time that Beck’s seminal work on Methodism has…

    Hardback – 2017-09-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Methodist Studies Series

  • A Poetics of Church

    Reading and Writing Sacred Spaces of Poetic Dwelling

    By Jennifer Reek

    This innovative book aims to create a ‘poetics of Church’ and a ‘religious imaginary’ as alternatives to more institutional and conventional ways of thinking and of being ‘Church’. Structured as a spiritual and literary journey, the work moves from models of the institutional Catholic Church into…

    Hardback – 2017-09-12 
    Routledge

  • Selected Essays of Edwards A. Park

    Edited by Bruce Kuklick

    This volume, originally published in 1987, includes several of Edwards A. Park’s influential essays and sermons, including Connection between Theological Study and Pulpit Eloquence, Duties of a Theologian and Unity Amid Diversities of Belief, Even on Imputed and Involuntary Sin. Edwards Amasa Park,…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 19th Century Religion

  • Highly Respectable and Accomplished Ladies

    Catholic Women Religious in America, 1790-1850

    By Barbara Misner

    Originally published in 1988. This study examines women religious in the American community in the first half of the nineteenth century. The primary aim of this research was to determine who the women were who entered eight religious communities, and whether there was any clear relationship between…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: 19th Century Religion

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