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  • The Catholic Church and Soviet Russia, 1917-39

    By Dennis Dunn

    This book, based on extensive research including in the Russian and Vatican archives, charts the development of relations between the Catholic Church and the Soviet Union from the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917 to the death of Pope Pius XI in 1939. It provides background information on the animosity…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion, Society and Government in Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet States

  • Vatican II and New Thinking about Catholic Education

    The impact and legacy of Gravissimum Educationis

    Edited by Sean Whittle

    It is only in the years since Vatican II that the new thinking about Catholic education has crystalised into shape. Vatican II and New Thinking about Catholic Education provides an opportune moment to take stock of the impact of Vatican II on Catholic education. This volume considers the various…

    Hardback – 2016-11-08 
    Routledge

  • Karl Barth and Christian Ethics

    Living in Truth

    By William Werpehowski

    This critical study of Karl Barth's Christian theological ethics discusses Barth's controversial and characteristically misunderstood ethics of divine command. The surprising relation of his 'divine command ethics' to contemporary 'narrative theology' and 'virtue ethics' and specific moral themes…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Barth Studies

  • The Theory and Practice of Extended Communion

    By Phillip Tovey

    Three churches have recently produced liturgies for 'extended communion'. This is the distribution of previously consecrated elements at a public service by lay people or a deacon in the absence of a priest. This development began in the Roman Catholic Church with the Vatican 'Directory on Sunday…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge
    Liturgy, Worship and Society Series

  • Transforming Masculinities in African Christianity

    Gender Controversies in Times of AIDS

    By Adriaan van Klinken

    Studies of gender in African Christianity have usually focused on women. This book draws attention to men and constructions of masculinity, particularly important in light of the HIV epidemic which has given rise to a critical investigation of dominant forms of masculinity. These are often…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Cassian's Conferences

    Scriptural Interpretation and the Monastic Ideal

    By Christopher J. Kelly

    This book explores Cassian's use of scripture in the Conferences, especially its biblical models to convey his understanding of the desert ideal to the monastic communities of Gaul. Cassian intended the scriptures and, implicitly, the Conferences to be the voices of authority and orthodoxy in the…

    Paperback – 2016-09-06
    Routledge

  • Catholic Shrines in Chennai, India

    The politics of renewal and apostolic legacy

    By Thomas Charles Nagy

    Though proportionally small, India's Christians are a populous and significant minority. Focussing on various Roman Catholic churches and shrines located in Chennai, a large city in South India where activities concerning saintal revival and shrinal development have taken place in the recent past,…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17
    Routledge

  • Being Catholic in the Contemporary Philippines

    Young People Reinterpreting Religion

    By Jayeel Serrano Cornelio

    This book, based on extensive original research, examines the nature of Catholicism in the contemporary Philippines. It shows how Catholicism is apparently flourishing, with good attendance at Sunday Masses, impressive religious processions and flourishing charismatic groups, and with interventions…

    Hardback – 2016-07-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Religion in Contemporary Asia Series

  • Roman Catholicism: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Walsh

    From the most basic terms to the structures and practices of the Church, this book offers a plain-speaking introduction to Roman Catholicism. Now in a second edition, it contains new sections on relations with other faiths, coverage of recent controversies in the Church and an expanded section on…

    Paperback – 2016-06-28
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Innovative Catholicism and the Human Condition

    By Jane Anderson

    Innovative Catholicism and the Human Condition gives an anthropological account of a progressive religious movement in the Roman Catholic Church that is attempting to reconcile religious conviction and reason, and, ergo, modify the human condition. Investigation is given to a representative…

    Hardback – 2016-06-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Missionary Strategies in the New World, 1610–1690

    An Intellectual History

    By Catherine Balleriaux

    The study is an intellectual and comparative history of French, Spanish, and English missions to the native peoples of America in the seventeenth century, c. 1610–1690. It shows that missions are ideal case studies to properly understand the relationship between religion and politics in early…

    Hardback – 2016-02-25
    Routledge
    Religious Cultures in the Early Modern World

  • The Holy Fool in European Cinema

    By Alina G. Birzache

    This monograph explores the way that the profile and the critical functions of the holy fool have developed in European cinema, allowing this traditional figure to capture the imagination of new generations in an age of religious pluralism and secularization. Alina Birzache traces the cultural…

    Hardback – 2016-02-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Film

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