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  • Paul Tillich

    Theologian of Culture

    By Russell Re Manning

    Paul Tillich:Theologian of Culture provides an accessible account of the nature and development of Tillich’s thought. Written by a leading scholar and biographer of Tillich, this book presents a new interpretation of Tillich as first and foremost a theologian of culture. Concerned with Tillich’s…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28 
    Routledge
    Great Theologians Series

  • Divine Generosity and Human Creativity

    Theology through Symbol, Painting and Architecture

    By David Brown

    Edited by Christopher R. Brewer, Robert MacSwain

    Partly in a desire to defend divine freedom and partly because it is seen as the only way of preserving a distinctive voice for theology, much contemporary theology has artificially restricted revelation and religious experience, effectively cutting off those who find God beyond the walls of the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-28 
    Routledge

  • Worship Wars, Music and Identity

    The Case of the Canadian Mennonites

    By Jonathan Dueck

    The Worship Wars and the People of Peace is the first study of the music of the contemporary "worship wars"-conflicts over church music that continue to animate and divide Protestants today-to be based on long-term in-person observation and interviews. It tells the story of the musical lives of…

    Hardback – 2016-10-28 
    Routledge
    Congregational Music Studies Series

  • A Companion to Adidam

    Perspectives on a New Spiritual Tradition

    By James R Lewis

    A Companion to Adidam brings together a half-dozen scholars of New Religious Movements (NRMs) with a half-dozen of the many academic followers of Adi Da to produce a comprehensive study of a highly creative alternative spiritual group. In addition to chapters on such standard subjects as the…

    Hardback – 2016-10-28 
    Routledge
    Ashgate New Religions

  • Contemporary Worship Music and Everyday Musical Lives

    By Mark Porter

    Whilst Contemporary Worship Music arose out of a desire to relate the music of the church to the music of everyday life, this function can quickly be called into question by the diversity of musical lives present in contemporary society. Mark Porter examines the relationship between individuals’…

    Hardback – 2016-10-25 
    Routledge
    Congregational Music Studies Series

  • Skepticism and Belief in Early Modern England

    The Reformation of Moral Value

    By Melissa M. Caldwell

    The central thesis of this book is that skepticism was instrumental to the defense of orthodox religion and the development of the identity of the Church of England. Examining the presence of skepticism in non-fiction prose literature at four transitional moments in English Protestant history…

    Hardback – 2016-09-26 
    Routledge

  • Animism and Shamanism in Twentieth-Century Art

    Kandinsky, Ernst, Pollock, Beuys

    By Evan R. Firestone

    Wassily Kandinsky, Max Ernst, Jackson Pollock, and Joseph Beuys were the leading artists of their generations to recognize the rich possibilities that animism and shamanism offered. While each of these artists' connection with shamanism has been written about separately, Evan Firestone brings the…

    Hardback – 2016-09-19 
    Routledge

  • Romanticism and Methodism

    The problem of religious enthusiasm

    By Helen Boyles

    Exploring the intense relationship between Romantic literature and Methodism, Helen Boyles argues that writers from both movements display an ambivalent attitude towards the expression of deep emotional and spiritual experience. Boyles takes up the disparaging characterization of William Wordsworth…

    Hardback – 2016-09-19 
    Routledge

  • Adam in Seventeenth Century Political Writing in England and New England

    By Julia Ipgrave

    Designed to contribute to a greater understanding of the religious foundations of seventeenth century political writing, this study offers a detailed exploration of the significance of the figure and story of Adam at that time. The book investigates seventeenth-century writings from England and New…

    Hardback – 2016-09-09 
    Routledge

  • Poetic Revelations

    Word Made Flesh Made Word

    Edited by Mark S. Burrows, Jean Ward, Malgorzata Grzegorzewska

    This book explores the much debated relation of language and bodily experience (i.e. the 'flesh'), considering in particular how poetry functions as revelatory discourse and thus relates to the formal horizon of theological inquiry. The central thematic focus is around a 'phenomenology of the flesh…

    Hardback – 2016-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Music and Spirituality

    Edited by Robert Sholl, Sander Van Maas

    The flourishing of religious or spiritually-inspired music in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries remains largely unexplored. The engagement and tensions between modernism and tradition, and institutionalized religion and spirituality are inherent issues for many composers who have…

    Hardback – 2016-08-29 
    Routledge

  • Literature, Science and Religion in Constantijn Huygens’ Ooghentroost

    By Lise Gosseye

    Using a canonical work of Dutch literature, Ooghentroost (Consolation for the eyes), as a focal point, this book examines the development of literature as a specific discursive domain during the early modern period. It traces how literature begins to be set apart from the scientific and religious…

    Hardback – 2016-08-28 
    Routledge
    Literary and Scientific Cultures of Early Modernity

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