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  • Invitation to Research in Practical Theology

    By Zoë Bennett, Elaine Graham, Stephen Pattison, Heather Walton

    Practical theology as a subject area has grown and become more sophisticated in its methods and self-understanding over the last few decades. In doing so, it has become increasingly methodologically sophisticated and theoretically self-aware. This book provides a complete and original research…

    Paperback – 2018-05-16 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Ecclesiology

  • Sin and Forgiveness

    New Responses in a Changing World

    By Kay Carmichael

    This title was first published in 2003.  If hopes of redemption go too, will revenge take the place of forgiveness? Kay Carmichael explores these dilemmas in this topical and provocative book. Western attitudes to crime were in the past rooted in concepts of sin, and therefore of hopes for…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Divine Knowledge

    A Kierkegaardian Perspective on Christian Education

    By David Willows

    This title was first published in 2001. How can Truth be learned? Christian theology has too often sought to answer this question with reference to the teaching of Socrates, and the development of ideas from Augustine to the Enlightenment has consistently affirmed a basic affiliation between…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Misguided Morality

    Catholic Moral Teaching in the Contemporary Church

    By Michael M. Winter

    This title was first published in 2002.Misguided Morality presents a survey of how the Catholic moral programme has failed to make a decisive impact on the behaviour of the Church's members. Despite a cogent theology of human conduct, Michael Winter argues that its effectiveness is not impressive.…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Christian Language in the Secular City

    By David Martin

    This title was first published in 2002.Christian Language in the Secular City offers a series of meditations by the internationally renowned sociologist, David Martin. Martin presents a distinctive angle of vision on key issues of Christian faith, dividing the book into three clear sections: the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge

  • The 'Empty' Church Revisited

    2nd Edition

    By Robin Gill

    This title was first published in 2003. When did churches start to appear more empty than full - and why? The very physicality of largely empty churches and chapels in Britain plays a powerful role in popular perceptions of 'religion'. Empty churches are frequently cited in the media as evidence of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • God, Human Nature and Education for Peace

    New Approaches to Moral and Religious Maturity

    By Karl Ernst Nipkow

    This title was first published in 2003. What prevents the human species from finally learning the lessons of social justice and global peace in an unreconciled world? Are Christians better off? Presenting new challenges to moral and religious education, this book clarifies the true image of the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Alien Rites?

    A Critical Examination of Contemporary English in Anglican Liturgies

    By Peter Nicholas Davies

    Peter Davies examines some of the issues arising from the recent introduction of contemporary English language into Anglican worship, especially in the authorised liturgy of England and New Zealand. Three key questions are addressed. Are there criteria for worship which are satisfactorily fulfilled…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20
    Routledge

  • Evangelicals Etcetera

    Conflict and Conviction in the Church of England's Parties

    By Kelvin Randall

    The ordination of a gay bishop in the USA revealed sharp differences in the Anglican Church world wide. The Church of England is seen as torn apart by divisions. Evangelical churches and clergy threaten separation. Behind the conflicts lies 'churchmanship'. 'Anglo-catholic', 'Evangelical', 'Liberal…

    Hardback – 2017-11-20
    Routledge

  • Proclaiming the Gospel in a Secular Age

    A General Theory of Religious Communication

    By David G. Attfield

    This title was first published in 2001. Proclaiming the Gospel in a Secular Age explores how a religion, Christian or any other focussing on a personal God, may be communicated to people in a secular age. With people uninterested, uninformed or unbelieving in the Godward dimension and in any…

    Hardback – 2017-11-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Liquidation of the Church

    By Kees de Groot

    Is religion dying out in Western societies? Is personal spirituality taking its place? Both stories are inadequate. Institutional religion is not simply coming to an end in Western societies. Rather, its assets and properties are redistributed: large parts of the church have gone into liquidation.…

    Hardback – 2017-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

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