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  • 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 – 2018-01-01 

  • 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 Revivals

  • 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 – 2017-10-31
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2017-10-31
    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 – 2017-10-31
    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 – 2017-10-31
    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 – 2017-10-31
    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 New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Death Liturgy and Ritual

    Volume I: A Pastoral and Liturgical Theology

    By Paul P.J. Sheppy

    This title was first published in 2003: Death Liturgy and Ritual is a two-volume study of Christian funerary theology and practice, presenting an invaluable account of funeral rites and the central issues involved for compilers and users. Paul Sheppy writes from direct experience of conducting…

    Hardback – 2017-06-28
    Routledge Revivals

  • Dying to Self and Detachment

    By James Kellenberger

    Exploring the religious category of dying to self, this book aims to resolve contemporary issues that relate to detachment. Beginning with an examination of humility in its general notion and as a religious virtue that detachment presupposes, Kellenberger draws on a range of ancient, medieval,…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25

  • Ordinary Christology

    Who Do You Say I Am? Answers From The Pews

    By Ann Christie

    Ordinary Christology is defined as the account of who Jesus was/is and what he did/does that is given by Christian believers who have received no formal theological education. In this fascinating study Ann Christie analyses, and offers a theological appraisal, of the main christologies and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22
    Explorations in Practical, Pastoral and Empirical Theology

  • The Ascension in Karl Barth

    By Andrew Burgess

    This book explores the doctrine of ascension, and Barth's ascension thought in particular. First, it examines the doctrine of Jesus Christ's ascension into heaven, presenting a sustained discussion of Karl Barth's approach to this doctrine and the significance of the doctrine within his theology as…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Barth Studies

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