Tradition: Understanding Christian Tradition by Gerald O’Collins, Gerald O’Collins SJ

Title: Tradition: Understanding Christian Tradition Author: Gerald O'Collins, Gerald O'Collins Sj, Genre: Religion Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA Release Date: January 8, 2019 Pages: 160 A 1963 report on tradition from the Faith and Order Commission of the World Council of Churches signalled a substantial convergence between the churches over Christian tradition and its relationship […]

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Preaching Christology in the Roman Near East: A Study of Jacob of Serugh by Philip Michael Forness

Title: Preaching Christology in the Roman Near East Author: Philip Michael Forness Genre: Religion Publisher: Oxford Early Christian Studies Release Date: 2018-11 Pages: 352 Preaching Christology in the Roman Near East focuses on a poetic genre of early Christian literature from the Middle East that has challenged historians for decades: the metrical sermons or homilies […]

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The Body and Desire: Gregory of Nyssa’s Ascetical Theology by Raphael A. Cadenhead

Title: The Body and Desire Author: Raphael A. Cadenhead Genre: Religion Publisher: University of California Press Release Date: November 27, 2018 Pages: 288 Although the reception of the Eastern Father Gregory of Nyssa has varied over the centuries, the past few decades have witnessed a profound awakening of interest in his thought. The Body and […]

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Passages and Afterworlds: Anthropological Perspectives on Death in the Caribbean by Maarit Forde and Yanique Hume (eds.)

Title: Passages and Afterworlds: Anthropological Perspectives on Death in the Caribbean Author: Maarit Forde, Yanique Hume (editors) Genre: History Publisher: Religious Cultures of African Release Date: December 14, 2018 Pages: 312 The contributors to Passages and Afterworlds explore death and mortuary rituals across the Caribbean, showing how racial, cultural and class differences have been deployed […]

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Connecting Gospels: Beyond the Canonical/Non-Canonical Divide by Francis Watson and Sarah Parkhouse

Title: Connecting Gospels Author: Francis Watson, Sarah Parkhouse, Genre: Religion Publisher: Oxford University Press Release Date: April 5, 2018 Pages: 304 By the late second century, early Christian gospels had been divided into two groups by a canonical boundary that assigned normative status to four of them while consigning their competitors to the margins. Connecting […]

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American Catholics and the Church of Tomorrow: Building Churches for the Future, 1925-1975 by Catherine R. Osborne

Title: American Catholics and the Church of Tomorrow: Building Churches for the Future, 1925-1975 Author: Catherine R. Osborne Publisher: University of Chicago Release Date: 2018 Format: Hardback In the mid-twentieth century, American Catholic churches began to shed the ubiquitous spires, stained glass, and gargoyles of their European forebears, turning instead toward startling and more angular […]

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