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Christianity

  • The Christian Theological Tradition

    4th Edition

    Edited by Mark McInroy, Michael J. Hollerich

    The fourth edition of The Christian Theological Tradition provides students with essential theological knowledge of key persons and events of the Bible and the Christian faith, and of Christianity's multifaceted encounter with Western culture. Historically arranged, the textbook addresses major…

    Paperback – 2019-07-11 
    Routledge

  • What is Mormonism?

    A Student's Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Q. Mason

    What is Mormonism? A Student’s Introduction is an easy-to-read and informative overview of the religion founded by Joseph Smith in 1830. This short and lively book covers Mormonism’s history, core beliefs, rituals, and devotional practices, as well as the impact on the daily lives of its followers.…

    Paperback – 2017-03-27
    Routledge
    What is this thing called Religion?

  • Mormonism: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By John Charles Duffy, David J Howlett

    Although often regarded as marginal or obscure, Mormonism is a significant American religious minority, numerically and politically. The successes and struggles of this U.S. born religion reveal much about how religion operates in U.S. society. Mormonism: The Basics introduces the teachings,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-01
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Christian Thought

    A Historical Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Chad Meister, James Stump

    The story of Christian thought is essential to understanding Christian faith today and the last two millennia of world history. This fresh and lively introduction explores the central ideas, persons, events, and movements that gave rise to Christian thought, from early beginnings to its present…

    Paperback – 2016-10-25
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Christian Theology: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Murray Rae

    Christian Theology: The Basics is a concise introduction to the nature, tasks and central concerns of theology – the study of God within the Christian tradition. Providing a broad overview of the story that Christianity tells us about our human situation before God, this book will also seek to…

    Paperback – 2015-04-20
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Catholicism Today

    An Introduction to the Contemporary Catholic Church, 1st Edition

    By Evyatar Marienberg

    Catholics are not Christians. They worship Mary. They do whatever the pope says. They cannot divorce. They eat fish on Fridays. These flawed but common statements reflect a combined ignorance of and fascination with Catholicism and the Catholic Church. Catholicism Today: An Introduction to the…

    Paperback – 2014-07-29
    Routledge

  • Christianity: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Bruce Chilton

    Christianity: The Basics is a compelling introduction to both the central pillars of the Christian faith and the rich and varied history of this most global of global religions. This book traces the development of Christianity through an exploration of some of the key beliefs, practices and…

    Paperback – 2014-07-10
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Christian Theology: The Classics

    1st Edition

    By Stephen R Holmes, Shawn Bawulski

    Christian Theology: The Classics is a vibrant introduction to the most important works of theology in the history of Christian thought. Exploring writings from the origins of Christianity to the present day, it examines some of the most influential theologians of all time, considering the context…

    Paperback – 2014-03-13
    Routledge

  • The Coptic Christian Heritage

    History, Faith and Culture, 1st Edition

    By Lois M. Farag

    This book offers a comprehensive introduction to the heritage of Coptic Christians. The contributors combine academic expertise with intimate and practical knowledge of the Coptic Orthodox Church and Coptic heritage. The chapters explore historical, cultural, literary and material aspects,…

    Paperback – 2013-10-17
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Reader in Christian-Muslim Relations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mona Siddiqui

    Interest in Christian-Muslim dialogue has grown considerably in recent years. How Islam and Christianity have approached each other theologically is one of the most absorbing ways of understanding the challenge of interreligious relations or Christian-Muslim polemics. This volume provides an…

    Paperback – 2012-12-10
    Routledge

  • The Theology of Suffering and Death

    An Introduction for Caregivers, 1st Edition

    By Natalie Kertes Weaver

    This book offers a theological foundation for engaging with the realities of suffering and dying. Designed particularly for practical theology students and trainee caregivers, it introduces the spiritual and theological issues raised by suffering and dying. The chapters consider: how Christian…

    Paperback – 2012-11-09
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Christian Ethics

    6th Edition

    By Roger H Crook

    An Introduction to Christian Ethics uses a Christian approach while encouraging students to consider a variety of current ethical issues and apply relevant biblical and theological concepts to these issues. The main goal of the text is to acquaint students with both the field of ethics in general…

    Paperback – 2012-10-11
    Routledge

  • Modern Theology

    A Critical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Muers, Mike Higton

    This book offers a fresh and up-to-date introduction to modern Christian theology. The ‘long nineteenth century’ saw enormous transformations of theology, and of thought about religion, that shaped the way both Christianity and ‘religion’ are understood today. Muers and Higton provide a lucid guide…

    Paperback – 2012-08-09
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to the Bible

    1st Edition

    By J. W. Rogerson

    The Bible is one of the most influential and profound texts in human history - it is disturbing, unconventional, and never content with the world as it is. This classic introduction presents a concise and accessible guide to all aspects of biblical study: the nature and purpose of the Bible; how…

    Paperback – 2012-02-15
    Routledge

  • God in the Details

    American Religion in Popular Culture, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Eric Mazur, Kate McCarthy

    Exploring the blurred boundary between religion and pop culture, God in the Details offers a provocative look at the breadth and persistence of religious themes in the American consciousness. This new edition reflects the explosion of online activity since the first edition, including chapters on…

    Paperback – 2010-09-22
    Routledge

  • Reading the New Testament

    Contemporary Approaches, 1st Edition

    By James G. Crossley

    Reading the New Testament offers an exciting and contemporary approach to New Testament Studies, which have changed dramatically in the past thirty years. James Crossley combines an introduction to traditional methods of source, form and social-scientific criticism with postcolonial, gender and…

    Paperback – 2010-05-28
    Routledge
    Reading Religious Texts

  • Understanding the Social World of the New Testament

    1st Edition

    By Dietmar Neufeld, Richard E. DeMaris

    The New Testament is a book of great significance in Western culture yet is often inaccessible to students because the modern world differs so significantly from the ancient Mediterranean one in which it was written. It is imperative to develop a cross-cultural understanding of the values of the…

    Paperback – 2009-10-27
    Routledge

  • Christian Spirituality

    The Classics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Arthur Holder

    Christian Spirituality: The Classics is a unique and comprehensive guide to thirty key Christian spirituality texts. Ranging from Origen and Augustine to Jonathan Edwards, Thérèse of Lisieux and Thomas Merton, it offers a view of the texts which is founded in scholarship, but which also presents…

    Paperback – 2009-07-14
    Routledge

  • The Radical Orthodoxy Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Milbank, Simon Oliver

    The Radical Orthodoxy Reader presents a selection of key readings in the field of Radical Orthodoxy, the most influential theological movement in contemporary academic theology. Radical Orthodoxy draws on pre-Enlightenment theology and philosophy to engage critically with the assumption and…

    Paperback – 2009-04-23
    Routledge

  • Christian Theological Tradition

    3rd Edition

    By Catherine Cory, Michael Hollerich

    This text helps students acquire a basic theological literacy in key persons and events of the Bible and the Christian faith, and in Christianity's encounter with culture at large. Historically arranged, it also addresses five major themes of systematic theology: revelation, God, creation, Jesus,…

    Paperback – 2008-12-08
    Routledge

  • Christian Ethics

    The End of the Law, 1st Edition

    By David S. Cunningham

    Christian Ethics provides a biblical, historical, philosophical and theological guide to the field of Christian ethics. Prominent theologian David S. Cunningham explores the tradition of ‘virtue ethics’ in this creative and lively text, which includes literary and musical references as well as…

    Paperback – 2008-04-03
    Routledge

  • Introducing Christianity

    1st Edition

    By James R. Adair

    What is Christianity? How did it begin? What do Christians believe? What are their customs and history? How has Christianity developed though the centuries, and how diverse is Christianity today? Introducing Christianity is an essential introduction to one of the world’s great religious traditions.…

    Paperback – 2007-12-19
    Routledge
    World Religions

  • Studying Christian Spirituality

    1st Edition

    By David B. Perrin

    This book provides a new introduction to the study of Christian spirituality, exploring it through the human sciences and ranging from philosophy and hermeneutics to psychology, history, sociology and anthropology. Systematic and progressive, it introduces the key approaches and shows how they…

    Paperback – 2007-07-16
    Routledge

  • God and Evolution

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mary Kathleen Cunningham

    How can we reconcile belief in God and Darwinism, divine action and an evolutionary world? The first book of its kind, this Reader represents the diversity of views which surround the interaction of evolutionary theory and the Christian tradition. Ideal for students with no previous knowledge of…

    Paperback – 2007-07-16
    Routledge

  • Theology Goes to the Movies

    An Introduction to Critical Christian Thinking, 1st Edition

    By Clive Marsh

    Drawing a comparison between religion and cinema-going, this text examines a range of contemporary films in relation to key theological concepts. Cinema as a religion-like activity is explored through cognitive, affective, aesthetic and ethical levels, identifying the religious …

    Paperback – 2007-02-15
    Routledge