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  • Irenaeus of Lyons and the Mosaic of Christ

    Preaching Scripture in the Era of Martyrdom

    By James G. Bushur

    Recent theological scholarship has shown increasing interest in patristic exegesis. The way early Christians read scripture has attracted not only historians, but also systematic and exegetical scholars. However, the Christian reading of scripture before Origen has been neglected or, more often,…

    Hardback – 2017-05-09 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    Barth Studies

  • Testimony in the Spirit

    Rescripting Ordinary Pentecostal Theology

    By Mark J. Cartledge

    Paperback – 2017-04-12
    Routledge
    Explorations in Practical, Pastoral and Empirical Theology

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Growth and Decline in the Anglican Communion

    1980 to the Present

    Edited by David Goodhew

    The Anglican Communion is one of the largest Christian denominations in the world. Growth and Decline in the Anglican Communion is the first study of its dramatic growth and decline in the years since 1980. An international team of leading researchers based across five continents provides a global…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Ecclesiology

  • Teresa of Avila

    Mystical Theology and Spirituality in the Carmelite Tradition

    Edited by Peter Tyler, Edward Howells

    This innovative book offers an original insight into the context and times of St Teresa of Avila (1515 – 1582) as well as exploring her contemporary relevance from the perspective of some of the foremost thinkers and scholars in the Teresian field today including Professors Julia Kristeva, Rowan…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13
    Routledge

  • Ancient Taboos and Gender Prejudice

    Challenges for Orthodox Women and the Church

    By Leonie B. Liveris

    This book explores the struggling genesis of a women's movement in the Orthodox Church through the ecumenical movement of the twentieth century at a time when militant conservatism is emerging in Orthodox countries and fundamentalism in the diaspora. Offering an understanding of the participation…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • The Church in Anglican Theology

    A Historical, Theological and Ecumenical Exploration

    By Kenneth A. Locke

    This book is the first systematic attempt to describe a coherent and comprehensive Anglican understanding of Church. Rather than focusing on one school of thought, Dr Locke unites under one ecclesiological umbrella the seemingly disparate views that have shaped Anglican reflections on Church. He…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge

  • The Practice of the Presence of God

    Theology as a Way of Life

    Edited by Martin Laird, Sheelah Treflé Hidden

    Exploring the unity of the practice of prayer and the practice of theology, this book draws together insights from world-class theologians including Rowan Williams, Andrew Louth, Frances Young, Margaret R. Miles, Sebastian Brock, and Nicholaï Sakharov. Offering glimpses of the prayer-life and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-29
    Routledge

  • The Faith of Girls

    Children's Spirituality and Transition to Adulthood

    By Anne Phillips

    Exploring the spirituality and faith of girls on the verge of adolescence, this book presents fresh insights into children's spirituality and their transition to adulthood. Phillips has listened to girls' voices speaking in depth on the themes of self, God, church, and world, and reflected on their…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    Explorations in Practical, Pastoral and Empirical Theology

  • Varieties of Personal Theology

    Charting the Beliefs and Values of American Young Adults

    By David T. Gortner

    Varieties of Personal Theology starts from the premise that all human beings are folk theologians, active not only in constructing selves but also in constructing worlds and guiding philosophies of life.Through fascinating indepth interviews and surveys, David Gortner looks specifically at '…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

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