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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 – 2018-05-22 

  • Academic Vocation in the Church and Academy Today

    'And With All Of Your Mind'

    Edited by Shaun C. Henson, Michael J. Lakey

    This book explores the vital, common, yet surprisingly often misunderstood and neglected vocation of people gifted to combine academic and priestly roles in church, church-related, and secular academic contexts. The works of those who unite priestly and academic functions into one vocation have…

    Paperback – 2018-04-18 

  • 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 – 2018-03-31 
    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 – 2018-03-31 
    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 – 2018-03-31 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Redefining Pilgrimage

    New Perspectives on Historical and Contemporary Pilgrimages

    Edited by Antón M. Pazos

    Exploring what does and what does not constitute pilgrimage, Redefining Pilgrimage draws together a wide variety of disciplines including politics, anthropology, history, religion and sociology. Leading contributors offer a broad range of case studies from a wide geographical area, exploring new…

    Paperback – 2018-03-31 
    Compostela International Studies in Pilgrimage History and Culture

  • 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 – 2018-02-12
    Routledge Contemporary Ecclesiology

  • A Philosophy of Christian Materialism

    Entangled Fidelities and the Public Good

    By Christopher Baker, Thomas A. James, John Reader

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Intensities: Contemporary Continental Philosophy of Religion

  • Poetry and the Religious Imagination

    The Power of the Word

    By Francesca Bugliani Knox, David Lonsdale

    What is the role of spiritual experience in poetry? What are the marks of a religious imagination? How close can the secular and the religious be brought together? How do poetic imagination and religious beliefs interact? Exploring such questions through the concept of the religious imagination,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12

  • Mothering as a Metaphor for Ministry

    By Emma Percy

    Drawing together original research which weaves together ideas from theology, philosophy, feminism and writing on mothering and child development, Emma Percy affirms and encourages aspects of good practice in ministry that are in danger of being overlooked because they are neither well-articulated…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge Contemporary Ecclesiology

  • Mission in Context

    Explorations Inspired by J. Andrew Kirk

    Edited by John Corrie, Cathy Ross

    Stimulated by Andrew Kirk's mission theology, this book brings fresh theological reflection to a wide range of mission issues. A formidable group of international missiologists are drawn together to explore current reflections on a wide range of issues including: poverty and injustice,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05

  • 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

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