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xi, 224 pages ; 24 cm
  • Preface Abbreviations 1. Introduction. Sancta virginitate: limits and border zones 2. Roman virginities. Between rhetorics, ideals and "reality" 2.1. The social value of virginity 2.2 The virgin effect 2.3 Age of virgins 2.4 Virginal insignia 3. Ungendering virginity? Virginal paradoxes and paradoxical virginities 3.1 Male virgins and genderless virginity 3.2 Virginity, humility and male authority 4 De lapsu virginum consecratarum: Crime and punishment of fallen virgins 4.1 Crime and punishment 4.2 Virginitatem approbare 4.3 Losing what cannot ever be regained Bibliography Primary sources: translations and editions Secondary sources.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781472480170 20170907
How and why did virginity come to play such a crucial part in the Christian Church in the formative and defining period of Late Antiquity? Sissel Undheim analyzes the negotiations over what constituted virginity, and assesses its socio-religious value, in fourth-century Rome by looking at those at the very margins of virginity and non-virginity. The Church Fathers' efforts to demarcate an exclusively Christian virginity, in contrast to the 'false virgins' of their pagan adversaries, displays a tension that, it is argued, played a larger role in the construction of a specifically Christian sacred virginity than previous studies have acknowledged. Late fourth-century Christian theologians' persistent appraisals of sacred virgins paved the way for a wide variety of virgins that often challenged the stereotype of the unmarried female virgin. The sources abound with seemingly paradoxical virgins, such as widow virgins, married virgins, virgin mothers, infant virgins, old virgins, heretical virgins, pagan virgins, male virgins, false virgins and fallen virgins. Through examining these kinds of 'borderline virgins' as they appear in a range of textual sources from varied genres, Undheim demonstrates how physical, cultural and cognitive boundaries of virginity were contested, drawn and redrawn in the fourth and early fifth centuries in the Latin West.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781472480170 20170907
Green Library
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xxi, 291 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Preface Prolegomena List of Abbreviations 1 Cicero and Christian Latin Eloquence â 1â Non Hominis Nomen Sed Eloquentiae â 2â "Spoiling The Egyptians" â 3â Renaissance Humanism â 4â Reformation Latin 2 "The Real German Cicero" â 1â "I Love Cicero" â 2â Optimus Philosophus â 3â Parrhesiastics 3 Cicero and Wittenberg Education â 1â Humanist Educationand Cicero â 2â Luther's Latin House of Learning â 3â Praeceptor Germaniae 4 "Cicero Refused to Die" â 1â Johann Sturm and The Ratio Studiorum â 2â The Teacher of Modern Europe â 3â Bach, the Latin Teacher â 4â Cicero, Illinois 5 Lutheranism and anti-Ciceronianism â 1â The Vernacular Reformation â 2â "One word of Paul's likely has three ciceronian orations in it" â 3â Anti-Ciceronianism, Flacius, and Bengel â 4â Cicero in Hell â 5â Cicero Americanus and the American Adam Epilogue Works Cited.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004355156 20171211
In Cicero in Heaven: The Roman Rhetor and Luther's Reformation, Carl Springer traces the historical outlines of Cicero's rhetorical legacy, paying special attention to the momentous impact that he had on Luther, his colleagues at the University of Wittenberg, and later Lutherans. While the revival of interest in Cicero's rhetoric is more often associated with the Renaissance than with the Reformation, it would be a mistake to overlook the important role that Luther and other reformers played in securing Cicero's place in the curricula of schools in modern Europe (and America). Luther's attitude towards Cicero was complex, and the final chapter of the book discusses negative reactions to Cicero in the Reformation and the centuries that followed.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004355156 20171211
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452 pages ; 24 cm
  • Vorwort
  • Einleitung
  • Forschungsstand
  • Neue soziale Bewegungen
  • Neue soziale Bewegungen und die evangelische Kirche
  • Zwischen Anti-AKW-Bewegung und institutionalisierter Kirche : die Hamburger Initiative kirchlicher Mitarbeiter und Gewaltfreie Aktion
  • Quellen
  • Orientierung
  • Die Geschichte der Anti-AKW-Bewegung
  • Die Geschichte des Brokdorfkonfliktes
  • Die Vorgeschichte
  • Die erste heisse Phase
  • Die Phase der latenten Auseinandersetzungen
  • Die zweite heisse Phase
  • Die zweite Phase der latenten Auseinandersetzungen
  • Die institutionellen Rahmenbedingungen der Nordelbischen Kirche
  • Die Konflikte um eine "Linkspolitisierung" in der Nordelbischen Kirche
  • Der Konflikt um die Evangelische Studentengemeinde in Hamburg
  • Die Auseinandersetzungen mit dem Auftrag und den Grenzen des politischen Handelns
  • Das Engagement von Pastoren gegen die Kanzlerkandidatur von Franz Josef Strauss
  • Die Auseinandersetzungen wegen des Lutherschwankes
  • Die heisse Phase 1976-1977
  • Die Demonstration am 30. Oktober 1976 und die beginnende Sensibilisierung von Pastoren und kirchlichen Mitarbeitenden für die Auseinandersetzungen um den Bau des AKWs in Brokdorf
  • Die "Brokdorf-Pastoren" bei der "Schlacht um Brokdorf" am 13. November 1976
  • Von den "Brokdorf-Pastoren" zur "Hamburger Initiative Kirchlicher Mitarbeiter und Gewaltfreie Aktion"
  • Auseinandersetzungen im kirchlichen Bereich um die Brokdorf-Pastoren
  • Auseinandersetzungen in der (Alt-)Hamburgischen Kirche um die Brokdorf-Pastoren
  • Erstes Gespräch als Reaktion auf die Brokdorfresolution
  • Einstellung der dienstrechüichen Ermitüungen und zweites Gespräch
  • Die Talarfrage
  • Drittes Gespräch im Amt für öffentlichkeitsarbeit
  • Viertes Gespräch um das Kirchenverständnis
  • Auseinandersetzungen in der Schleswig-Holsteinischen Kirche
  • Distanzierung und dienstrechüiche Ermittlungen
  • Die Reaktion des Nordelbischen Kirchenamtes auf den zivilen Ungehorsam der Brokdorf-Pastoren
  • Das "Syndrom Brokdorf und die Kernenergie-Entschliessung auf der Landessynode in Rendsburg
  • Gespräch im Hause Hübner
  • Staat und Kirche in Schleswig-Holstein
  • Beginnende Institutionalisierung der Umweltverantwortung in der Nordelbischen Kirche
  • Die EKD und Brokdorf
  • Die Demonstration am 19. Februar 1977 und ihre Vorbereitung
  • Die HlkMuGA
  • Aktivitäten der Kirchenleitung
  • Porträt der HlkMuGA
  • Die Gruppe HlkMuGA
  • Das Verständnis der HlkMuGA von Gewaltfreier Aktion
  • Begriffsgeschichte : Ziviler Ungehorsam, Gewaltfreie Aktion, kalkulierte bzw. begrenzte Regelverletzung und symbolische Provokation, Gewalt gegen Sachen, Widerstand
  • Das Verständnis der HlkMuGA von Gewaltfreier Aktion
  • Der theologische Hintergrund der HlkMuGA
  • Das Entmythologisierungsprogramm Rudolf Bultmanns
  • Dietrich Bonhoeffer : die nicht-religiöse Interpretation biblischer Begriffe
  • Die Theologie der Hoffnung Jürgen Moltmanns
  • Politische Theologie
  • Theologie der Revolution
  • Die Theologie der Befreiung und ihre Rezeption in Deutschland
  • Von der HlkMuGA rezipierte Elemente der Befreiungstheologie
  • Schöpfungstheologie
  • Die latente Phase
  • Gewaltfreie Aktionen
  • Stromzahlungsboykott
  • Idee und Hintergrund
  • Verlauf und Ausbreitung
  • Reaktionen der HEW
  • Die brieflichen Reaktionen der HEW
  • Die Gerichtsprozesse
  • Gespräche zwischen den HEW und der HlkMuGA
  • Gewaltfreie Blockaden
  • Atomkraftkritisches Engagement der HlkMuGA im kirchlichen Bereich
  • Arbeit in den Gemeinden
  • Gottesdienste
  • Gedenken an Hartmut Gründler
  • Kirchentage
  • Der Markt der Möglichkeiten
  • Die Resolutionen
  • Die Arbeitsgruppenveranstaltungen
  • Die Kirchenbesetzung von St. Petri
  • Verlauf der St. Petri-Besetzung
  • Die erste Phase : der Anlass der Besetzung : Kirchliches Asyl für Oldefest
  • Die zweite Phase : Mitbenutzung der Kirche
  • Die dritte Phase : Eskalation und Auszug der Kirchengemeinde aus St. Petri
  • Die Rolle der Besetzer-Pastoren
  • Nachspiel I : Amtszuchtverfahren und Verweis
  • Nachspiel II : Schadensersatzforderungen
  • Die Einsetzung des ersten hauptamtlichen Umweltbeauftragten der NEK
  • Der Weg Hohlfelds bis zur Einsetzung als hauptamtlicher Beauftragter für Umweltfragen
  • Die Tätigkeit als hauptamtlicher Beauftragter für Umweltfragen
  • Der Brief der Nordelbischen Kirchenleitung an die Gemeinden zur Kernkraft-Diskussion 1979 und die Stromabschaltaktion 1981
  • Die Zusammenarbeit mit der Nordelbischen Evangelischen Akademie in Bad Segeberg
  • Die Erklärung der Synode der Nordelbischen Ev.-Luth. Kirche "Unsere Verantwortung vor Gott für seine Schöpfung"
  • Zwischen "Amtskirche" und der HlkMuGA
  • Die zweite heisse Phase
  • Kirchliche Appelle und Aufrufe
  • Der Kirchenkreis Münsterdorf
  • Die Pastoren in den Kirchengemeinden vor Ort
  • Die zweite heisse Phase und die HlkMuGA
  • Gewaltfreie Blockaden vor der Grossdemonstration am 28. Februar 1981
  • Die gewaltfreien Blockaden am 5.-6. Februar 1981
  • Die gewaltfreien Blockaden am 25.-26. Februar 1981
  • Die Grossdemonstration am 28. Februar
  • Die gewaltfreien Blockaden nach der Grossdemonstration am 28. Februar 1981
  • Die Prozessbeobachtung bei den Brokdorfprozessen
  • Ausblick : von der HlkMuGA zur Solidarischen Kirche und den "6. Blockaden"
  • Resümee
  • Die HlkMuGA in der Anti-AKW-Bewegung
  • Die HlkMuGA als kirchlicher Akteur
  • Wechselwirkungen zwischen Anti-AKW-Bewegung und evangelischer Kirche
  • Quellen- und Literaturverzeichnis
  • Archivalische Quellen
  • Mündliche Auskünfte
  • Veröffentlichte Quellen und Darstellungen
  • Internetquellen
  • Abkürzungsverzeichnis
  • Biogramme, Personenregister.
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x, 191 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • Part 1: Religion in Liquid Modernity Introduction: What's going on? 1 An Organizational Perspective Part 2: Parish and Beyond: Ecclesial Maneuvers in Fluidity 2 A Solid Church Enters Liquid Modernity 3 The Modern Parish Dealing with Choice 4 Movements and Events: Ambivalence towards Liquid Modernity Part 3: Losing Control: Ecclesial Initiatives within the Secular Sphere 5 God in the Living: Celebrating Mass through the Television Screen 6 The Christian Tradition on the Spiritual Market 7 Spiritual Care: the Devastating Succes of Chaplaincy Part 4: The World Takes Over: the Use of Religion in the Secular Sphere 8 The Religious Co-production of Mental Health Care 9 Private Matters: the Presentation of Religion in a Museum 10 Playing with Religion in Contemporary Theatre Part 5: Conclusion 11 The Liquidation of the Church.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781472477866 20171211
Is religion dying out in Western societies? Is personal spirituality taking its place? Both stories are inadequate. Institutional religion is not simply coming to an end in Western societies. Rather, its assets and properties are redistributed: large parts of the church have gone into liquidation. Religion is crossing the boundaries of the parish and appears in other social contexts. In the fields of leisure, health care and contemporary culture, religion has an unexpected currency. The metaphor of liquidation provides an alternative to approaches that merely perceive the decline of religion or a spiritual revolution. Religion is becoming liquid. By examining a number of case studies in the Netherlands and beyond, including World Youth Day, television, spiritual centers, chaplaincy, mental healthcare, museums and theatre, this book develops a fresh way to look at religion in late modernity and produces new questions for theological and sociological debate. It is both an exercise in sociology and an exercise in practical theology conceived as the engaged study of religious praxis. As such, the aim is not only to get a better understanding of what is going on, but also to critique one-sided views and to provide alternative perspectives for those who are active in the religious field or its surroundings.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781472477866 20171211
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205 pages ; 24 cm.
  • The economic God
  • Liturgical power
  • The practice of hierarchy
  • Instrumental cause
  • Anthropology of office.
Green Library
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484 p. : illustrations ; 21 cm.
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xi, 148 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Green Library
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xiv, 229 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Acknowledgments Preface 1 Luther's Ego-documents: Cultural History and the Reconstruction of the Historical Self 2 Luther's Conscience: A Template for the Modern West? 3 Luther's Friendship with Frederick the Wise 4 Luther's Relational God. Finding a Loving Heavenly Father 5 Fleshly Work. The Sex Act as Christian Liberty 6 The Masculinity of Martin Luther. Theory, Practicality, and Humor 7 The Tenderness of Daughters, the Waywardness of Sons. Martin Luther as a Father 8 Martin Luther's Heart 9 Martin Luther's Perfect Death 10 The Imprint of Personality upon the Reformation Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004348875 20171121
Overwhelmingly, Martin Luther has been treated as the generator of ideas concerning the relationship between God and humankind. The Personal Luther deliberately departs from that church-historiographic tradition. Luther was a voluble and irrepressible divine. Even though he had multiple ancillary interests, such as singing, playing the lute, appreciating the complexities of nature, and observing his children, his preoccupation was, as he quickly saw it, bringing the Word of God to the people. This book is not about Luther's theology except insofar as any ideational construct is itself an expression of the thinker who frames it. Luther frequently couched his affective utterances within a theological framework. Nor is it a biography; it does not portray a whole life. Rather, it concentrates on several heretofore neglected aspects of the Reformer's existence and personality. The subjects that appear in this book are meant to demonstrate what such core-taking on a range of mainly unexplored facets of the Reformer's personality and experience can yield. It will open the way for other secular researchers to explore the seemingly endless interests of this complicated individual. It will also show that perspectives of cultural historians offer the broadest possible evidentiary base within which to analyze a figure of the past.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004348875 20171121
Green Library
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xii, 208 pages ; 24 cm
  • Preface 1. At Home in American Culture 2. One Nation Under God 3. One Market Under God 4. The Millennial Nation: Two Versions 5. An Evangelical Gospel Takes Shape 6. What Can God Do For Me 7. The Bigger the Better: Megachurches and American Culture 8. Religion Can Be Entertaining: The Electronic Church 9. Evangelicalism Embraces the Popular Culture 10. Epilogue Select Bibliography Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138297968 20171211
Popular Evangelicalism in American Culture explores the controversies, complexities, and historical development of the evangelical movement in America and its impact on American culture. Evangelicalism is one of the most dynamic and growing religious movements in America and has been both a major force in shaping American society and likewise a group which has resisted aspects of the modern world. Organised thematically this book demonstrates the impact of American culture on popular evangelicalism by exploring the following topics: ï ·politics; ï ·economics; ï ·salvation; millennialism; ï ·the megachurch and electronic churches; ï ·and popular culture.ã ã This accessible and thought-provoking volume will interest anyone concerned with the modern-day success of the Evangelical movement in America.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138297968 20171211
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xiii, 733 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
Green Library
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xiii, 354 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • George Whitefield and the emergence of evangelical devotion
  • Evangelical devotion and the transition to modernity
  • The classical sources of evangelical devotion
  • Evangelicals and the rise of science
  • Evangelical spirituality and the natural world
  • The making of the evangelical conscience
  • Law and conversion in evangelical devotion
  • Art and evangelical spiritual aspirations.
The Spirit of Early Evangelicalism sheds new light on the nature of evangelical religion by locating its rise with reference to major movements of the 18th century, including Modernity, the Scientific Revolution, and the Enlightenment.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780190616694 20180115
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xxxii, 306 pages ; 24 cm
  • Foreword / by Esther Acolatse
  • Introduction: The search for abundant life in African Christian religion: historical reinterpretation of Christian mission in Africa / Stan Chu Ilo
  • African Christian religions and the quest for health, healing and wholeness
  • African Christian religion: its scope in the global context / Caleb O. Oladipo
  • In quest of wholeness: African Christians in the new Christianity / David Tonghou Ngong
  • Searching for healing in a miraculous stream: the fate of God's people in Africa / Stan Chu Ilo
  • African pentecostalism and the ecology of sickness and evil
  • Eradicating evil in the search for practices of hope in Africa: witchcraft beliefs and accusations in contemporary Ghanaian Christianity / Cyril G.K. Fayose
  • Pentecostal and charismatic renewal as a socio-religious phenomenon for transformation in Africa / Clement Majawa
  • Taking Africa out of the African: eco-community, the Christian heritage of empire and neo-pentecostalism in Africa / Ben-Willie Kwaku Golo
  • Mission, money, wealth, and the search for abundant life
  • The African peoples and money: yesterday, today and tomorrow / Nathanaël Soede
  • The place of money in mission between Africa and the West: a personal narrative / Jim Harries
  • Nigeria, Europe and Christian mission: models of economic collaboration in the 21st century / Felix Enegho
  • The African church and the impact of contemporary fundraising and sustainability / Levi Nkwocha
  • To recycle or not to recycle: an ethical question in Africa's relation with the West / Aloysius Ochasi, Peter Clark, and Michael Barkowski
  • In the wake of overt religiosity: a critical and appreciative perspective on religion as a force for social transformation and development in African society / Obaji M. Agbiji and Ignatius Swart.
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xii, 243 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Martin Luther's posting of the 95 Theses to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg on 31 October 1517 is one of the most famous events of Western history. It inaugurated the Protestant Reformation, and has for centuries been a powerful and enduring symbol of religious freedom of conscience, and of righteous protest against the abuse of power. But did it actually really happen? In this engagingly-written, wide-ranging and insightful work of cultural history, leading Reformation historian Peter Marshall reviews the available evidence, and concludes that, very probably, it did not. The theses-posting is a myth. And yet, Marshall argues, this fact makes the incident all the more historically significant. In tracing how - and why - a 'non-event' ended up becoming a defining episode of the modern historical imagination. Marshall compellingly explores the multiple ways in which the figure of Martin Luther, and the nature of the Reformation itself, have been remembered and used for their own purposes by subsequent generations of Protestants and others - in Germany, Britain, the United States and elsewhere. As people in Europe, and across the world, prepare to remember, and celebrate, the 500th anniversary of Luther's posting of the theses, this book offers a timely contribution and corrective. The intention is not to 'debunk', or to belittle Luther's achievement, but rather to invite renewed reflection on how the past speaks to the present - and on how, all too often, the present creates the past in its own image and likeness.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780199682010 20170919
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xii, 354 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Vorwort
  • Einleitung
  • Die Reise
  • Stationen und Themen
  • Aufbruch
  • Savonarola in Naumburg : eine Ermutigung als Warnung
  • Der neue Theorieentwurf : Drei Kritiken Luthers und drei Ausschliesslichkeitsformeln
  • Die Todesschreie des Jan Hus
  • Schlechte Nachrichten in Weimar
  • Gelehrtentriumph in Erfurt : die Ruhmesvision
  • Zusammenbruch in Eisenach
  • Politik auf der Ebernburg
  • Epiphanie in Worms
  • Drei Reden
  • Die Macht klagt an : Aleanders Rede und Luthers erstes Verhör
  • Aleander als Chefankläger Luthers 1520
  • Aleander als Ziel antisemitischer Angriffe 1520
  • Aleanders Aschermittwochsrede am 13. Februar 1521
  • Aleanders Rede als rhetorisches Event
  • Der ratlose Reichstag
  • Luthers Team
  • Luthers erstes Verhör am 17. April 1521
  • Der Protest spricht im Angesicht der Macht
  • Luthers Wormser Rede am 18. April 1521
  • Das neue Wormser Exordium
  • Aptum
  • Differenzierungen
  • Der Feind der Deutschen sitzt in Rom
  • Prophet
  • Protestant
  • Der Wormser Bekenntnisruf
  • Dixi : Hier stehe ich?
  • Licht aus
  • Die Macht schlägt zurück : Entgegnung Kaiser Karls V.
  • Dynastische Pflicht
  • Fünf Argumente
  • Schwierigkeiten beim Finden der Wahrheit
  • Fünf Wege zum Finden der Wahrheit
  • Fachwissenschaftliche Disputation
  • Autoritative Fest-Stellung
  • Publizistische Debatte
  • Diplomatische Verhandlung
  • Das Satyrspiel
  • Objektive Quellen der Erkenntnis und eigenes Urteil
  • Das Neue und das Uralte
  • Heilige Sprachen
  • Heilige Texte
  • Neue Methoden und uraltes Wissen
  • Das Novum Instrumentum des Erasmus von Rotterdam
  • Sola scriptura
  • Die Schwierigkeiten bleiben
  • Luther, Macht und Protest
  • Wann beginnt die Moderne?
  • Einführung des Protests
  • Dialektik von Protest und Macht
  • Einheit oder Sezession?
  • Literatur
  • Namensregister
  • Sachregister.
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320 pages : illustrations, many facsimiles ; 25 cm
  • Vorwort
  • Einleitung
  • 1523 : Reformationszeit in Miltenberg
  • Ablass, Reliquien und Jenseitsglaube
  • Wichtige Personen im Jahr 1523
  • Die Altaristen
  • Die Ereignisse in Miltenberg um 1523
  • Originaltexte, Übersetzungen und Kommentare
  • Predigtfragment von Pfarrer Johannes Drach
  • Predigtfragment von Kaplan Anton Scherpfer
  • In Causa Religionis Miscelaneorum Libri... (J. Cochlaeus)
  • Epistel an die Gemeinde zu Miltenberg den Abschied ... (J. Carlstatt)
  • Supplication des verjagten Pfarrers von wegen der... (J. Carlstatt)
  • Wahrhaftig Bericht Bernhard Johims (B. Johim)
  • Bericht von Michael Fincken (M. Finken)
  • Wahrhaftig Bericht Heinzen von Scharffenstein (H. von Scharffenstein)
  • Epistel an die Gemeinde zu Miltenberg (J. Carlstatt)
  • Ein christlicher Sendbrief an die Miltenberger (J. Carlstatt)
  • Ein christlicher Trostbrief an die Miltenberger (Dr. Martin Luther)
  • Wege der Reformation nach Miltenberg
  • Miltenberg im Zentrum der Weltgeschichte
  • Schlusswort
  • Literaturverzeichnis
  • Text- und Bildnachweis.
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xvii, 712 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
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xi, 213 pages ; 21 cm
  • Death: the way to the land of African ancestors
  • The ancestors
  • Communion between the living and the departed
  • Christian teaching on death and after life
  • The saints
  • Christian issues related to our ancestors and the saints
  • Conclusion and recommendations.
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xxv, 244 pages ; 24 cm
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xi, 219 pages ; 22 cm
Unlike the global North, "the ferment of Christianity" in the global South, among the majority of world people, has been astronomical. Despite the shift in the center of gravity of Christianity to the global South, intra-ecclesial tensions globally remain those of the relationship of culture to religion. The questions posed revolve around to what extent Western Christianity should be adapted to local cultures. Should we talk of Christianity in non-Western contexts or of majority world Christianity? Is it appropriate to describe the shift as the emergence of global Christianity or world Christianity? Should Christianity in the global South mimic Christianity in the global North, or can it be different in the light of the diversity of these cultures? Can Africans, Asians, Latin Americans, Europeans and North Americans - the entire global community - speak of God in the same way? This book is devoted to examining varieties of the intercultural process in world Christianity. It understands culture broadly as a common meaning upon which communities' social order is organized. Culture in this sense is the whole life of people. It is the integrator of the filial bond holding people together and the various institutional structures - economic, technological, political and legal - that guarantee peace and survival in societies, states, and nations, both locally and internationally. As this book shows, the centrality of culture for world Christianity equally showcases the important position the scale of values occupies in world Christianity.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781443873314 20170626
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