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  • 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 – 2016-12-15 
    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

  • Law, Liberty and Church

    Authority and Justice in the Major Churches in England

    By Gordon Arthur

    Law, Liberty and Church examines the presuppositions that underlie authority in the five largest Churches in England - the Church of England, the Roman Catholic Church, the Methodist Church, the United Reformed Church and the Baptist Union. Examining what has influenced their development, and how…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge New Critical Thinking in Religion, Theology and Biblical Studies

  • Ecumenism Today

    The Universal Church in the 21st Century

    By Christopher Asprey

    Edited by Francesca Aran Murphy

    What is Ecumenism? Is Christian unity a legitimate hope or just a pious illusion? The aim of this book is to analyze the real obstacles that stand in the path to unity and to propose solutions, where these are possible. Distinguished authors from the main Christian denominations offer a unique…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge

  • Quakering Theology

    Essays on Worship, Tradition and Christian Faith

    By David L. Johns

    Quakers exist neither for themselves nor by themselves alone. Therefore, they ought not to construct Quaker theologies but rather quaker (verb) theology-to add their fingerprints to the larger conversation. David Johns contributes to a Quaker way of thinking theologically but also invites others to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge

  • The Clergy in Khaki

    New Perspectives on British Army Chaplaincy in the First World War

    By Edward Madigan

    Edited by Michael Snape

    British army chaplains have not fared well in the mythology of the First World War. Like its commanders they have often been characterized as embodiments of ineptitude and hypocrisy. Yet, just as historians have reassessed the motives and performance of British generals, this collection offers…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in First World War History

  • How Survivors of Abuse Relate to God

    The Authentic Spirituality of the Annihilated Soul

    By Susan Shooter

    Grappling with theological issues raised by abuse, this book argues that the Church should be challenged, and ministered to, by survivors. Paying careful attention to her interviews with Christian women survivors, Shooter finds that through painful experiences of transformation they have…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge
    Explorations in Practical, Pastoral and Empirical Theology

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