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  • New Perspectives on the Nation of Islam

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dawn-Marie Gibson, Herbert Berg

    New Perspectives on the Nation of Islam contributes to the ongoing dialogue about the nature and influence of the Nation of Islam (NOI), bringing fresh insights to areas that have previously been overlooked in the scholarship of Elijah Muhammad’s NOI, the Imam W.D. Mohammed community and Louis…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Early Church and the Afterlife

    Post-death existence in Athenagoras, Tertullian, Origen and the Letter to Rheginos, 1st Edition

    By David Rankin

    The resurrection of the dead was, as Tertullian says, ‘the chief article of the whole Christian faith’ (De resurrectione 39.3) and one of those beliefs which most distinguished Christian thought from much other contemporary thinking. This book looks at the way in which post-death existence is…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Neoliberalism and the Biblical Voice

    Owning and Consuming, 1st Edition

    By Paul Babie, Michael Trainor

    This book compares our contemporary preoccupation with ownership and consumption with the role of property and possessions in the biblical world, contending that Christian theology provides a valuable entry point to discussing the issue of private property—a neoliberal tool with the capacity to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Minorities and Reconstructive Coalitions

    The Catholic Question, 1st Edition

    By Willie Gin

    As with Muslims today, Catholics were once suspected of being antidemocratic, oppressive of women, and supportive of extremist political violence. By the end of the twentieth century, Catholics were considered normal and sometimes valorized as exemplary citizens. Can other ethnic, racial, and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Paul and Death

    A Question of Psychological Coping, 1st Edition

    By Linda Joelsson

    The concept of death, particularly violent death, is prevalent throughout the writings of Paul the Apostle. His letters in the New Testament address this topic from a variety of perspectives, some of which can appear to be almost contradictory. However, this need not be problematic. Paul and Death …

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Women�s Prophetic Writings in Seventeenth-Century Britain

    1st Edition

    By Carme Font

    This study examines women’s prophetic writings in seventeenth-century Britain as the literary outcome of a discourse of social transformation that integrates religious conscience, political participation, and gender identity. The following pages approach prophecy as a culture, a language, and a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Saving the World

    Girlhood and Evangelicalism in Nineteenth-Century Literature, 1st Edition

    Edited by Allison Giffen, Robin Cadwallader

    This book makes a significant contribution to the burgeoning field of childhood studies in nineteenth-century literature and culture by drawing on the intersecting fields of girlhood, evangelicalism, and reform to investigate texts written in North America about girls, for girls, and by girls.…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Decline of Established Christianity in the Western World

    Interpretations and Responses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Silas Peterson

    While Church attendance in the West is often cited as being in decline, it is argued that this applies primarily to the older established forms of Christianity. Other expressions of the faith are, in fact, stable or even growing. This volume provides multidisciplinary interpretations of and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Hans Mol and the Sociology of Religion

    1st Edition

    By Adam J. Powell

    Hans Mol was born in the Netherlands during the 1920s. His imprisonment by the Gestapo during World War II began a long intellectual journey, exploring the role of religion in society. His work on the sociology of religion throughout the 20th and 21st Century is distinctive in its quest for both…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Huguenot Networks, 1560�1780

    The Interactions and Impact of a Protestant Minority in Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vivienne Larminie

    These chapters explore how a religious minority not only gained a toehold in countries of exile, but also wove itself into their political, social, and religious fabric. The way for the refugees’ departure from France was prepared through correspondence and the cultivation of commercial,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • A Muslim Reformist in Communist Yugoslavia

    The Life and Thought of Husein �zo, 1st Edition

    By Sejad Mekić

    A Muslim Reformist in Communist Yugoslavia examines the Islamic modernist thought of Husein Đozo, a prominent Balkan scholar. Born at a time when the external challenges to the Muslim world were many, and its internal problems both complex and overwhelming, Đozo made it his goal to reinterpret the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Conversion to Catholicism in Early Modern Italy

    1st Edition

    By Peter A. Mazur

    In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, conversion took on a new importance within the Catholic world, as its leaders faced the challenge of expanding the church's reach to new peoples and continents while at the same time reinforcing its authority in the Old World. Based on new archival…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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