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Christian History

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Janice McRandal (Editor)
Release date: 
February 1, 2016

Sarah Coakley is one of the most exciting and creative figures in contemporary theology, forwarding an integrated vision that coheres around the mystical and contemplative core of Christian experience. This volume brings together, around Coakley’s work, a gathering of established and emerging scholars and asks critical questions of Coakley’s systematic theology.

Release date: 
February 1, 2016

This book provides a comprehensive overview of African American religious history from the African Traditional Religions, slavery, the development of black churches, the rise of black new religious movements, and the Civil Rights movement to the emergence of black megachurches, and examines contemporary issues and challenges facing the study of African American religion today.

J. Paul Sampley (Author)
Release date: 
February 1, 2016

J. Paul Sampley explores how Paul instructed the followers who trekked behind him in "the upward call of God in Christ Jesus," (Phil. 3:14). 

Walter Altmann (Author) Thia Cooper (Translator)
Release date: 
February 1, 2016

Luther and Liberation recovers the liberating and revolutionary impact of Luther’s theology, read afresh from the perspective of the Latin American context. 

Release date: 
January 1, 2016

The Impassioned Life argues that theology’s task today is to rethink the nature of emotions and their relation to human reason. At heart, this volume offers a holistic vision of the Christian life lived passionately in its full range of feeling as life in the Spirit.

Release date: 
December 15, 2015

Luther Refracted speaks to the currency that Luther’s life and thought continue to enjoy in today’s Christian reflection. The contributors, representing a variety of Christian denominations, demonstrate Luther’s impact on their own traditions and, together with the Lutheran respondents, encourage a fresh understanding of the Reformer.

Release date: 
December 15, 2015

The first two chapters of 1 Corinthians have played a significant role in the history of Christian theology. Interpreting the central event in Christianity, the crucifixion of Jesus, Paul reflects on the wisdom and foolishness of God in the “word of the cross.” 

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