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9780567664624 | T&t Clark Ltd, August 11, 2016, cover price $104.00

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Product Description: The emergence of a sense of the past in Renaissance humanism gave rise to a new historical consciousness about the meaning of history and methods of historical enquiry. This book, originally published in 1986, provides an in-depth critical introduction to the historical thought of some of the most influential thinkers of Western culture, from Machiavelli’s reflections on history and power to the revolutionary intuitions of Giambattista Vico’s New Science of historical understanding, taking in Bodin, Montaigne, Bacon, Descartes, Hobbes, Locke, Newton, Leibniz and Bayle on the way...read more

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9781138189607, titled "Foundations of Modern Historical Thought: From Machiavelli to Vico" | Routledge, April 6, 2016, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: The emergence of a sense of the past in Renaissance humanism gave rise to a new historical consciousness about the meaning of history and methods of historical enquiry.
9780312300159 | Palgrave Macmillan, April 1, 1986, cover price $29.95 | also contains Contesting Hidden Waters: Conflict Resolution for Groundwater and Aquifers

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Product Description: Why Bishops? What's so special about Bishops? What are Bishops called to and how best can they do it? This book is the single resource of answers to all the questions one could conceivably have about what a Bishop is and their function and purpose in the Church...read more

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9780567657282 | T&t Clark Ltd, August 27, 2015, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: Why Bishops?

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9780567657275 | T&t Clark Ltd, August 27, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Why Bishops?

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Product Description: Anglican theology has been a hotbed of debate about the issue of authority since the Reformation. What do we really appeal to when attempting to decide matters of doctrine, worship, ministry or ethics? The debate is very much alive today, between Evangelical, Liberal and Catholic Anglicans around the world...read more

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9780567328465 | T&t Clark Ltd, April 24, 2014, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Anglican theology has been a hotbed of debate about the issue of authority since the Reformation.

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9780567026484 | T&t Clark Ltd, April 24, 2014, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Anglican theology has been a hotbed of debate about the issue of authority since the Reformation.

Product Description: Did Jesus want there to be a Church that would continue his work? What is her message, what constitutes it? How should the Church proclaim the gospel of Christ? What structure is there for the sacred, the mystery? In this book Paul Avis presents his answer to these questions as a fruit of more than twenty years of research and reflection...read more

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9780826441669 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, December 3, 2012, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Did Jesus want there to be a Church that would continue his work?

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9780826424396 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, December 3, 2012, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Did Jesus want there to be a Church that would continue his work?

Reshaping Ecumenical Theology is a major contribution to the study of the Church.>

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9780567070449 | T&t Clark Ltd, April 8, 2010, cover price $140.00

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9780567194435 | T&t Clark Ltd, April 8, 2010, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Reshaping Ecumenical Theology is a major contribution to the study of the Church.

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Product Description: Anglicanism can be wonderful, mystifying and infuriating. For some it is an expression of the Church catholic, going back to the early Church and the apostles. For others it is a pragmatic compromise dating from Henry VIII's dynastic ambitions...read more

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9780567032034, titled "The Identity of Anglicanism: Essentials of Anglican Ecclesiology" | T&t Clark Ltd, April 28, 2008, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: <div>Anglicanism can be wonderful, mystifying and infuriating.

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9780567032041 | T&t Clark Ltd, April 28, 2008, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Anglicanism can be wonderful, mystifying and infuriating.

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Product Description: Towards Baptist Catholicity contends that the reconstruction of the Baptist vision requires a retrieval of the ancient ecumenical traditions. Themes explored include catholic identity, tradition as a theological category, the relationship between Baptist confessions of faith and the patristic tradition, the importance of Trinitarian catholicity, catholicity in biblical interpretation, Karl Barth as a paradigm for evangelical retrieval of the patristic theological tradition, worship as a principal bearer of tradition, and the role of Baptist higher education in shaping the Christian vision...read more
By Paul Avis (foreword by)

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9781597528320 | Wipf & Stock Pub, August 1, 2006, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Towards Baptist Catholicity contends that the reconstruction of the Baptist vision requires a retrieval of the ancient ecumenical traditions.

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Presenting some of the craft possibilities afforded by bamboo, the author outlines twenty projects that can be completed with this 'green gold,' including a plant holder, porch swing, candle holder, picture frame, privacy panel, lampshade, luggage rack, and much more. Original.
By Paul Avis (photographer), Richard G. B. Hanson, II (photographer), Andrew Schaper and Jo Scheer

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9781586852207 | Gibbs Smith, December 29, 2004, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Presenting some of the craft possibilities afforded by bamboo, the author outlines twenty projects that can be completed with this 'green gold,' including a plant holder, porch swing, candle holder, picture frame, privacy panel, lampshade, luggage rack, and much more.

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At time of uncertainty in the quest for Christian unity, this book takes a look at the goals, motives and methods of ecumenical dialogue. Key Anglican ecumenists, including Joy Tetley and John Webster, re-appraise ecumenical theology, identify the main challenges and chart a course for the future.
By Paul Avis (editor)

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9780715157688 | Church House Pub, July 1, 2004, cover price $20.99 | About this edition: At time of uncertainty in the quest for Christian unity, this book takes a look at the goals, motives and methods of ecumenical dialogue.

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Product Description: The renowned international scholars who contributed to this volume aimed to provide biblical, historical, contemporary, and reflective resources on the ways in which divine revelation has been understood in past and present discourse.
By Paul Avis (editor)

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9781592446636 | Wipf & Stock Pub, April 23, 2004, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: The renowned international scholars who contributed to this volume aimed to provide biblical, historical, contemporary, and reflective resources on the ways in which divine revelation has been understood in past and present discourse.
9780802842190 | Eerdmans Pub Co, August 1, 1997, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: The renowned international scholars who contributed to this volume aimed to provide biblical, historical, contemporary, and reflective resources on the ways in which divine revelation has been understood in past and present discourse.

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Product Description: This timely book, which arises out of consultations under the auspices of the Centre for the Study of the Christian Church, examines the Church of England's decision to ordain women to the priesthood and to make pastoral provision for those opposed...read more

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9780567089014 | T&t Clark Ltd, February 1, 2004, cover price $165.00 | About this edition: This timely book, which arises out of consultations under the auspices of the Centre for the Study of the Christian Church, examines the Church of England's decision to ordain women to the priesthood and to make pastoral provision for those opposed.

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9780567088840 | T&t Clark Ltd, January 1, 2004, cover price $43.95 | About this edition: This timely book, which arises out of consultations under the auspices of the Centre for the Study of the Christian Church, examines the Church of England's decision to ordain women to the priesthood and to make pastoral provision for those opposed.

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Product Description: The book begins by defining the core tasks (or mission) of the Church in biblical and theological terms, and then asks how these tasks can best be carried out in the conditions of modernity and post-modernity.Paul Avis describes and evaluates contemporary expressions of spirituality, drawing on many empirical studies; the functions of the Church's 'occasional offices' or rites of passage; the ways in which the Church and its ministers can engage constructively with the community and with civil society; the pastoral method in mission and its practical, policy consequences...read more

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9780567089670 | T&t Clark Ltd, February 1, 2004, cover price $165.00 | About this edition: The book begins by defining the core tasks (or mission) of the Church in biblical and theological terms, and then asks how these tasks can best be carried out in the conditions of modernity and post-modernity.

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9780567089687 | T&t Clark Ltd, December 1, 2003, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: The book begins by defining the core tasks (or mission) of the Church in biblical and theological terms, and then asks how these tasks can best be carried out in the conditions of modernity and post-modernity.

'A mere metaphor', 'only symbolic', 'just a myth' - these tell tale phrases reveal how figurative language has been cheapened and devalued in our modern and postmodern culture. In God and the Creative Imagination, Paul Avis argues the contrary: we see that actually, metaphor, symbol and myth, are the key to a real knowledge of God and the sacred. Avis examines what he calls an alternative tradition, stemming from the Romantic poets Blake, Wordsworth and Keats and drawing on the thought of Cleridge and Newman, and experience in both modern philosophy and science.God and the Creative Imagination intriguingly draws on a number of non-theological disciplines, from literature to philosophy of science, to show us that God is appropriately likened to an artist or poet and that the greatest truths are expressed in an imaginative form. Anyone wishing to further their understanding of God, belief and the imagination will find this an inspiring work.

Hardcover:

9780415215022 | Routledge, October 1, 1999, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: 'A mere metaphor', 'only symbolic', 'just a myth' - these tell tale phrases reveal how figurative language has been cheapened and devalued in our modern and postmodern culture.

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9780415215039 | Routledge, October 5, 1999, cover price $46.95 | About this edition: 'A mere metaphor', 'only symbolic', 'just a myth' - these tell tale phrases reveal how figurative language has been cheapened and devalued in our modern and postmodern culture.

Miscellaneous:

9780203165034, titled "God and the Creative Imagination: Metaphor, Symbol and Myth in Religion and Theology" | Routledge, January 14, 2004, cover price $44.95

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Product Description: In this volume, Avis gives an account of Reformation ecclesiology that had not been treated in any systematic or comparative way before: the doctrine of the true Church and its marks; the structure of the ministry in the true Church; and the rise of Protestant missionary concern - the mission of the true Church in Christendom and beyond...read more

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9781592441006 | Reprint edition (Wipf & Stock Pub, November 25, 2002), cover price $26.00 | About this edition: In this volume, Avis gives an account of Reformation ecclesiology that had not been treated in any systematic or comparative way before: the doctrine of the true Church and its marks; the structure of the ministry in the true Church; and the rise of Protestant missionary concern - the mission of the true Church in Christendom and beyond.

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Product Description: This is a work of considerable strategic importance for the ecumenical movement and for the Anglican Communion. It describes and interprets Anglican understanding of the Christian Church, from the Reformation to the present day.This book presents the development of Anglican identity and ecclesiology in its historical context, focusing particularly on Anglican engagement with the Roman Catholic and Protestant traditions...read more

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9780567088499 | 2 revised edition (T&t Clark Ltd, October 1, 2002), cover price $180.00 | About this edition: This is a work of considerable strategic importance for the ecumenical movement and for the Anglican Communion.
9780567095121 | Reissue edition (T&t Clark Ltd, December 1, 1995), cover price $47.95
9780800624163 | Fortress Pr, December 1, 1989, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: This is a work of considerable strategic importance for the ecumenical movement and for the Anglican Communion.

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9780567087454 | 2 rev exp edition (T&t Clark Ltd, October 1, 2002), cover price $70.00 | About this edition: This is a work of considerable strategic importance for the ecumenical movement and for the Anglican Communion.

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By Paul Avis (editor)

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9780281052462 | Society for Promoting Christian, July 1, 2002, cover price $29.00 | About this edition: ###############################################################################################################################################################################################################################################################

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Product Description: This is a wide-ranging text, which attempts to cover major issues facing the Church of England in both theological and practical ways. It is particularly concerned with the establishment of the Church of England and its relationship with mission...read more

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9780281054046 | Society for Promoting Christian, July 1, 2001, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: This is a wide-ranging text, which attempts to cover major issues facing the Church of England in both theological and practical ways.

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A short introduction to the Anglican Church. It covers its origins, beliefs, structure, form and function.

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9780281052820 | Society for Promoting Christian, June 30, 2000, cover price $10.00 | About this edition: A short introduction to the Anglican Church.

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Product Description: Book by Avis, Paul

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9780814619803 | Liturgical Pr, September 1, 1990, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Book by Avis, Paul

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9781850930846 | Ronald P Frye & Co, March 1, 1988, cover price $33.95

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9780802801968 | Eerdmans Pub Co, February 1, 1988, cover price $14.99

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