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  • Sports Chaplaincy

    Trends, Issues and Debates

    By Andrew Parker, Nick J. Watson

    This ground-breaking book provides an in-depth analysis of the theory and practice of sports chaplaincy in a global context. Written in an accessible style, yet based on academic evidence and theory, the contributors include those leading major national chaplaincy organisations located in the UK,…

    Hardback – 2016-04-28 

  • Poetry and Prayer

    The Power of the Word II

    By Francesca Bugliani Knox, John Took

    Interdisciplinary and ecumenical in scope, Poetry and Prayer offers theoretical discussion on the profound connection between poetic inspiration and prayer as well as reflection on the work of individual writers and the traditions within which they stand. An international range of established…

    Hardback – 2015-10-13

  • A Handbook of Chaplaincy Studies

    Understanding Spiritual Care in Public Places

    By Christopher Swift, Mark Cobb

    A Handbook of Chaplaincy Studies explores fundamental issues and critical questions in chaplaincy, spanning key areas of health care, the prison service, education and military chaplaincy. Leading authors and practitioners in the field present critical insight into the challenges and opportunities…

    Paperback – 2015-09-18

  • Practical Theology and Pierre-André Liégé

    Radical Dominican and Vatican II Pioneer

    By Nicholas Bradbury

    Pierre-André Liégé, one of the foremost French theologians of the 20th century, influenced John XXIII and Paul VI, and sat on Vatican II committees with both the future John Paul II and Benedict VI. Fifty years on from Vatican II is a good time to remember the decade of dramatic struggle and…

    Hardback – 2015-07-31

  • Oliver Quick and the Quest for a Christian Metaphysic

    By Alexander J. Hughes

    Oliver Chase Quick (1885-1944) was one of the foremost and most widely read British theologians of his day. Oliver Quick and the Quest for a Christian Metaphysic presents the first major study of his work. Exploring Quick's understanding of the task of theology, his Christology, sacramental…

    Hardback – 2015-07-17

  • A Sociology of Prayer

    By Giuseppe Giordan

    Edited by Linda Woodhead

    Prayer is a central aspect of religion. Even amongst those who have abandoned organized religion levels of prayer remain high. Yet the most basic questions remain unaddressed: What exactly is prayer? How does it vary? Why do people pray and in what situations and settings? Does prayer imply a god,…

    Paperback – 2015-07-01

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to John Owen's Theology

    John Owen (1616-1683) is regarded as one of the greatest theologians Britain ever produced. Owen has had an important historical and theological influence, and his significance is widely recognized today. As a revival in Owen studies and reprints has taken place, this much-needed companion by an…

    Paperback – 2015-06-30

  • Modernities, Memory and Mutations

    Grace Davie and the Study of Religion

    By Abby Day, Mia Lövheim

    Grace Davie, one of the world’s most influential scholars in contemporary sociology of religion, has furthered a tradition developed by David Martin and others in comparative sociology of religion and modernity in European and international perspective. Davie’s writings on belief and belonging,…

    Hardback – 2015-06-19

  • Towards a Theology of Church Growth

    By David Goodhew

    Concern about church growth and decline is widespread and contentious, yet theological reflection on church growth is scarce. Reflecting on the Bible, dogmatic theology and church history, this book situates the numerical growth of the church within wider Christian theology. Leading international…

    Paperback – 2015-05-20

  • Archbishop Ramsey

    The Shape of the Church

    By Peter Webster

    Archbishop Michael Ramsey’s archiepiscopate from 1961 to 1974 saw profound renegotiations of the relationship of the Church of England with its own flock, with the nation more widely, with the Anglican church worldwide, and with the other Christian churches. Drawing from unique source material…

    Paperback – 2015-05-08
    The Archbishops of Canterbury Series

  • What is the Kingdom of Heaven? (Routledge Revivals)

    By A. Clutton-Brock

    Written as the First World War was finally drawing to a close, A. Clutton-Brock’s reflections on the Kingdom of Heaven examine this challenging theological concept in light of the great religious, political and moral uncertainties thrown up by the conflict. In particular, Clutton-Brock contends…

    Paperback – 2015-05-05
    Routledge Revivals

  • A Philosophy of Christian Materialism

    Entangled Fidelities and the Public Good

    By Christopher Baker, Thomas A. James

    A Philosophy of Christian Materialism offers a new religious engagement with the public sphere via means of interdisciplinary analysis and empirical examples, developing what the authors call a Relational Christian Realism building upon interaction with contemporary Philosophy of Religion. The book…

    Hardback – 2015-04-30
    Intensities: Contemporary Continental Philosophy of Religion

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