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Product Description: Through much of its existence, Québec’s neighbors called it the “priest-ridden province.” Today, however, Québec society is staunchly secular, with a modern welfare state built on lay provision of social services—a transformation rooted in the “Quiet Revolution” of the 1960s...read more

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9780226391540 | Univ of Chicago Pr, November 4, 2016, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: Through much of its existence, Québec’s neighbors called it the “priest-ridden province.

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9780226391687 | Reprint edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, November 4, 2016), cover price $35.00

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Product Description: Now in its second edition, Christianity as a World Religion locates Christianity within its global context. Structured by geographical region, it covers Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, North America, and Oceania...read more

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9781472569356 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, November 3, 2016, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: Now in its second edition, Christianity as a World Religion locates Christianity within its global context.

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9781472569349 | 2 reprint edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, November 3, 2016), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Now in its second edition, Christianity as a World Religion locates Christianity within its global context.

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Product Description: When Cecil B. DeMille's epic, The Ten Commandments, came out in 1956, lines of people crowded into theaters across America to admire the movie's spectacular special effects. Thanks to DeMille, the commandments now had fans as well as adherents...read more

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9780190253196 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: When Cecil B.

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Product Description: The 500th anniversary of the Reformation in 2017 focuses the mind on the history and significance of Protestant forms of Christianity. It also prompts the question of how the Reformation has been commemorated on past anniversary occasions...read more

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9780198754190 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: The 500th anniversary of the Reformation in 2017 focuses the mind on the history and significance of Protestant forms of Christianity.

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Product Description: Constantine and the Council of Nicaea plunges students into the theological debates confronting early Christian church leaders. Emperor Constantine has sanctioned Christianity as a legitimate religion within the Roman Empire but discovers that Christians do not agree on fundamental aspects of their beliefs...read more

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9781469631417 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Constantine and the Council of Nicaea plunges students into the theological debates confronting early Christian church leaders.

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Product Description: Perhaps no declaration incites more theological and moral outrage than a human's claim to be divine. Those who make this claim in ancient Jewish and Christian mythology are typically represented as the most hubristic and dangerous tyrants...read more

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9780190467166 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Perhaps no declaration incites more theological and moral outrage than a human's claim to be divine.

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Product Description: A thorough reckoning of the evolving ideas and legacy of a founding force in American evangelism

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9781628461985 | Univ Pr of Mississippi, March 18, 2015, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: Evangelicals and scholars of religious history have long recognized George Whitefield (1714–1770) as a founding father of American evangelicalism.

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9781496809636 | Reprint edition (Univ Pr of Mississippi, November 1, 2016), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: A thorough reckoning of the evolving ideas and legacy of a founding force in American evangelism

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Product Description: Hans Lietzmann was not only a great scholar of the early church, but was also interested in early Christian literature and its value to the historian. However, although there is a large body of scholarship on patristic studies and theology, little attention has been paid even now to literary, as opposed to rhetorical, analysis...read more

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9783110374056 | Bilingual edition (Walter De Gruyter Inc, October 15, 2016), cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Hans Lietzmann was not only a great scholar of the early church, but was also interested in early Christian literature and its value to the historian.

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Product Description: A revolutionary look at Martin Luther, the Reformation, and the birth of publishing, on the eve of the Reformation’s 500th anniversary   When Martin Luther posted his “theses” on the door of the Wittenberg church in 1517, protesting corrupt practices, he was virtually unknown...read more

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9780399563232 | Penguin USA, October 25, 2016, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: A revolutionary look at Martin Luther, the Reformation, and the birth of publishing, on the eve of the Reformation’s 500th anniversary   When Martin Luther posted his “theses” on the door of the Wittenberg church in 1517, protesting corrupt practices, he was virtually unknown.

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Product Description: During the Victorian period, the practice of science shifted from a religious context to a naturalistic one. It is generally assumed that this shift occurred because naturalistic science was distinct from and superior to theistic science...read more

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9780226164878 | Univ of Chicago Pr, November 24, 2014, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: During the Victorian period, the practice of science shifted from a religious context to a naturalistic one.

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9780226422336 | Reprint edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, November 7, 2016), cover price $27.00 | About this edition: During the Victorian period, the practice of science shifted from a religious context to a naturalistic one.

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Product Description: A century after his presidency, Woodrow Wilson remains one of the most compelling and complicated figures ever to occupy the Oval Office. A political outsider, Wilson brought to the presidency a distinctive, strongly held worldview, built on powerful religious traditions that informed his idea of America and its place in the world...read more

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9780226232317 | Univ of Chicago Pr, October 21, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: A century after his presidency, Woodrow Wilson remains one of the most compelling and complicated figures ever to occupy the Oval Office.

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Product Description: This work offers a detailed reconstruction of the campaigns for and trials resulting in the beatification (in 1626) and subsequent canonization in 1169 of the Florentine mystic nun, Maria Maddalena de' Pazzi (1566-1607). Clare Copeland places her findings in the wide context of the politics of saint-making at a time of particular significance for the history of Roman Catholic canonization...read more

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9780198785385 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 18, 2016, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: This work offers a detailed reconstruction of the campaigns for and trials resulting in the beatification (in 1626) and subsequent canonization in 1169 of the Florentine mystic nun, Maria Maddalena de' Pazzi (1566-1607).

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Product Description: Melania the Elder and her granddaughter Melania the Younger were major figures in early Christian history, using their wealth, status, and forceful personalities to shape the development of nearly every aspect of the religion we now know as Christianity...read more

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9780520292086 | Univ of California Pr, October 18, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Melania the Elder and her granddaughter Melania the Younger were major figures in early Christian history, using their wealth, status, and forceful personalities to shape the development of nearly every aspect of the religion we now know as Christianity.

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Product Description: How new is atheism? Although adherents and opponents alike today present it as an invention of the European Enlightenment, when the forces of science and secularism broadly challenged those of faith, disbelief in the gods, in fact, originated in a far more remote past...read more

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9780307958327 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, November 10, 2015, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: How new is atheism?

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9780307948779 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, October 18, 2016), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: How new is atheism?

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9781622319640 | Unabridged edition (Highbridge Co, November 10, 2015), cover price $34.99

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Product Description: Controversy erupted in spring 2001 when Chicago’s mostly white Southside Catholic Conference youth sports league rejected the application of the predominantly black St. Sabina grade school. Fifty years after Brown v. Board of Education, interracialism seemed stubbornly unattainable, and the national spotlight once again turned to the history of racial conflict in Catholic parishes...read more

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9780226388762 | Univ of Chicago Pr, October 17, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Controversy erupted in spring 2001 when Chicago’s mostly white Southside Catholic Conference youth sports league rejected the application of the predominantly black St.

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Product Description: Das Werk des Methodius von Olympus (gest. ca. 311 n.Chr.) erfahrt gegenwartig ein intensives Forschungsinteresse seitens der Kirchengeschichte, der klassisch-griechischen und der paleoslavischen Philologien sowie der Armenologie. Methodius gilt als ein Autor im Zentrum der christlichen Theologie des dritten Jahrhunderts, der in intensiver Rezeption und kritischer Auseinandersetzung mit den theologie- und philosophiegeschichtlichen Stromungen seiner Zeit steht...read more
By Katharina Bracht (editor)

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9783110441093 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, October 15, 2016, cover price $182.00 | About this edition: Das Werk des Methodius von Olympus (gest.

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Product Description: In Strangers to Family Shively Smith reads the Letter of 1 Peter through a new model of diaspora. Smith illuminates this peculiarly Petrine understanding of diaspora by situating it among three other select perspectives from extant Hellenist Jewish writings: the Daniel court tales, the Letter of Aristeas, and Philo's works...read more

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9781481305488, titled "Strangers to Family: Diaspora and 1 Peter’s Invention of God’s Household" | Baylor Univ Pr, October 15, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: In Strangers to Family Shively Smith reads the Letter of 1 Peter through a new model of diaspora.

By Michael Haykin (editor)

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9783110414103 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, November 15, 2016, cover price $126.00

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Product Description: Most books on Mormonism focus, positively or negatively, on the early leading men and women of this American Millennarian religious movement. Inspired by Fernand Braudel's book on the Mediterranean, this monograph looks at the religious, social and the economic contexts and precedents in which the early Mormon leadership pursued their socio-economic policies, thus highlighting both the innovative and the conservative aspects in their planning...read more

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9783110470208 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, May 23, 2016, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: Most books on Mormonism focus, positively or negatively, on the early leading men and women of this American Millennarian religious movement.

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Product Description: In diesem Jubiläumsband findet der Leser alles Wissenswerte |ber die Reformation, ihre Ideen und Ziele. Vor allem aber geht es darum, inwieweit der Glaube heute noch Antworten auf die drängenden Fragen der Gegenwart geben kann, die vielerorts durch Elend, Krieg und Flucht geprägt ist...read more
By Margot Kassmann (editor)

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9783960380078 | Evangelische Verlagsanstalt, October 11, 2016, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: In diesem Jubiläumsband findet der Leser alles Wissenswerte |ber die Reformation, ihre Ideen und Ziele.

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Product Description: English summary: Volume Seven of the Thuringian Book of Pastors contains about 3000 short biographies of the pastors of the former Duchy of Saxe-Meiningen from the Reformation until 1918. Saxe-Meiningen included not only the centres Meiningen, Hildburghausen, Salzungen or Wasungen but also the exclave Camburg...read more
By Christa Klingbeil (adapted by)

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9783374045280 | Evangelische Verlagsanstalt, October 11, 2016, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: English summary: Volume Seven of the Thuringian Book of Pastors contains about 3000 short biographies of the pastors of the former Duchy of Saxe-Meiningen from the Reformation until 1918.

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Product Description: Der alttestamentliche Teil des 'Seelenparadises' ist Rists achte groe Sammlung geistlicher Lieder. In seiner Prafation an den Leser legt Rist erstmals die Globalstrategie seiner geistlichen Schriftstellerei offen. Sein Ziel ist es, das Gesamte der Theologie im Medium des geistlichen Gesangs zur Darstellung zu bringen...read more

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9783110478013 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, July 11, 2016, cover price $321.00 | About this edition: Der alttestamentliche Teil des 'Seelenparadises' ist Rists achte groe Sammlung geistlicher Lieder.

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Product Description: Though they disagree on virtually everything else, evangelicals and gays, Catholics and agnostics all agree that sex should be innocent and ecstatic. For most of Western history people have not had such expectations. Innocent Ecstasy shows how Christianity led Americans to hope for so much from sex...read more

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9780195036121 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, May 30, 1985, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Traces the history of the views on sexuality of American Christians and examines the role of religion in the development of attitudes toward sex

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9780190609405 | Updated edition (Oxford Univ Pr, October 3, 2016), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Though they disagree on virtually everything else, evangelicals and gays, Catholics and agnostics all agree that sex should be innocent and ecstatic.

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Product Description: Evangelical Christianity is a paradox. Evangelicals are radically individualist, but devoted to community and family. They believe in the transformative power of a personal relationship with God, but are wary of religious enthusiasm...read more

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9780199896462 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 1, 2013, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Evangelical Christianity is a paradox.

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9780190630515 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 1, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Evangelical Christianity is a paradox.

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Product Description: A book of superlatives, that’s been ten years in the making!When the traditional world of faith encounters unshackled creativity, the result can often be exceptional works of art. When artists are capable of letting their imagination run wild and are not bound by the typical depiction of classical Christian themes, the art that emerges retains its fascination up to the present day...read more

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9783848007509 | H F Ullmann, October 1, 2016, cover price $299.00 | About this edition: A book of superlatives, that’s been ten years in the making!

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