The Bloomsbury Reader in Religion, Sexuality, and Gender

Title: The Bloomsbury Reader in Religion, Sexuality, and Gender Author: Donald L. Boisvert, Carly Daniel-Hughes, Genre: Religion Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic Release Date: December 15, 2016 Pages: 288 How do religion, gender and sexuality interact? How have they impacted, and continue to impact, human culture? The Bloomsbury Reader in Religion, Sexuality and Gender brings together, for […]

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Celtic Mythology: Tales of Gods, Goddesses, and Heroes

Title: Celtic Mythology Author: Philip Freeman Publisher: Oxford University Press Release Date: February 13, 2017 Pages: 304 Most people have heard of the Celts–the elusive, ancient tribal people who resided in present-day England, Ireland, Scotland and France. Paradoxically characterized as both barbaric and innocent, the Celts appeal to the modern world as a symbol of […]

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The Papacy and the Orthodox: Sources and History of a Debate

Title: The Papacy and the Orthodox Author: A. Edward Siecienski Publisher: Oxford University Press Release Date: February 9, 2017 Pages: 528 The Papacy and the Orthodox examines the centuries-long debate over the primacy and authority of the Bishop of Rome, especially in relation to the Christian East, and offers a comprehensive history of the debate […]

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John of God: The Globalization of Brazilian Faith Healing

Title: John of God Author: Associate Professor and ARC Future Fellow at the Religion and Society Research Centre Cristina Rocha, Cristina Rocha, Publisher: Oxford University Press Release Date: January 2, 2017 Pages: 288 This book is the first ethnographic account of the global spiritual movement headed by John of God, a Brazilian faith healer. Renowned […]

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Christianity, Democracy, and the Shadow of Constantine

Title: Christianity, Democracy, and the Shadow of Constantine Author: Aristotle Papanikolaou Genre: Philosophy Publisher: Oxford University Press Release Date: November 1, 2016 Pages: 272 The collapse of communism in eastern Europe has forced traditionally Eastern Orthodox countries to consider the relationship between Christianity and liberal democracy. Contributors examine the influence of Constantinianism in both the […]

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Peacemakers in Action: Profiles in Religious Peace Building Volume II

Title: Peacemakers in Action Author: Joyce S. Dubensky Genre: Biography & Autobiography Publisher: Cambridge University Press Release Date: September 30, 2016 Pages: 400 The second volume of Peacemakers in Action tells the stories of remarkable individuals – peacemakers – across the world who strive to end violence in religiously charged conflicts.

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Angels in Early Medieval England

Title: Angels in Early Medieval England Author: Lecturer in Early Medieval Insular History Richard Sowerby Publisher: Oxford University Press Release Date: October 4, 2016 Pages: 248 In the modern world, angels can often seem to be no more than a symbol, but in the Middle Ages men and women thought differently. Some offered prayers intended […]

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The Evangelical Age of Ingenuity in Industrial Britain

Title: The Evangelical Age of Ingenuity in Industrial Britain Author: Assistant Professor Department of History Joseph Stubenrauch Publisher: Oxford University Press Release Date: October 5, 2016 Pages: 288 The Evangelical Age of Ingenuity in Industrial Britain argues that British evangelicals in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries invented new methods of spreading the gospel, […]

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