The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume V edited by Mark P. Hutchinson

Title: The Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions, Volume V Author: Mark P. Hutchinson Genre: Religion Publisher: Oxford History of Protestant D Release Date: 2018-11 Pages: 576 The-five volume Oxford History of Protestant Dissenting Traditions series is governed by a motif of migration (‘out-of-England’). It first traces organized church traditions that arose in Britain and […]

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Red Theology: On the Christian Communist Tradition by Roland Boer

Title: Red Theology: On the Christian Communist Tradition Author: Roland Boer Release Date: March 28, 2019 In Red Theology: On the Christian Communist Tradition, Roland Boer presents key moments in the 2,000 year tradition of Christian communism, moving from its roots in New Testament texts to unique developments in North Korea. currently under review

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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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Saints: A Very Short Introduction by Simon Yarrow

Title: Saints: A Very Short Introduction Author: Simon Yarrow Publisher: Oxford University Press Release Date: 2018 The idea of saints and sainthood are familiar to all, irrelevant of religious faith. In this Very Short Introduction, Simon Yarrow looks at the origins, ideas, and definitions of sainthood, sanctity, and saints in the early Church, tracing their […]

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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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