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Release date: 
September 1, 2017

Planetary Solidarity brings together leading Latina, womanist, Asian American, Anglican American, South American, Asian, European, and African woman theologians on the issues of doctrine, women, and climate justice. The book creatively engages Christian doctrine with the purpose of addressing the myriad ways climate change impacts the health and livelihood of women around the globe. The contributors focus their reflections around the following doctrines: creation, the triune God, anthropology, sin, incarnation, redemption, the Holy Spirit, ecclesiology, and eschatology. 

Lynn McDonald (Author)
Release date: 
August 15, 2017

Florence Nightingale is remembered in history for the part she played in nursing wounded soldiers during the Crimean War and is often credited as the founder of modern nursing.

In this introduction, Lynn McDonald explores the social, political, and religious factors that formed the original context of her life and writings, such as her faith in a secular world, the Crimean War, and the founding of a new profession, before considering how those factors affected the way she was initially received. 

Mary Jane Haemig (Editor) Eric Lund (Editor)
Release date: 
July 15, 2017

This volume provides two of Martin Luther’s most significant writings on prayer. In Little Prayer Book, 1522, Luther seeks to reform the theology and practice ...

Release date: 
July 15, 2017

Timothy J. Wengert provides detailed background into the development of Luther’s popular Small Catechism, which began with Luther’s early sermon series on the Ten Commandments, ...

Mathew P. John (Author)
Release date: 
June 15, 2017

Film is popularly described as a mirror of culture. It plays a pivotal role in facilitating intercultural dialogue in our global village. World cinema helps us understand ...

Brian E. Konkol (Author)
Release date: 
June 15, 2017

Mechanistic dehumanization occurs when human beings are objectified and exploited as a means to an end, comparable to expendable components of a machine. This misconstruction of human ...

Release date: 
May 1, 2017

Wholly Citizens addresses the relation between the church and the world in light of the Reformation teaching of the two realms—especially as presented by Luther. Rather than exploring again the usual texts of Luther from the 1520’s, this book begins with a careful reading of Luther’s Commentary on Psalm 81 (1531), and then considers subsequent interpreters of Luther, both faithful and otherwise, and the dubious legacy they have left the church.

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