Books in category Religion – Institutions & Organizations

  • Common Worship

    Common Worship

    Full contents: The Declaration of Assent The Calendar A Service of the Word Morning and Evening Prayer on Sunday Morning and Evening Prayer from the Book of Common Prayer Night Prayer (Compline) Night Prayer (Compline) in Traditional …

  • Faith in Action

    Faith in Action
    Richard L. Wood

    Creative and insightful, Faith in Action shows how community activism and religious organizations can help build a more just and democratic future for all Americans.

  • Gender and Material Culture

    Gender and Material Culture
    Roberta Gilchrist

    Gender and Material Culture is the first complete study in the archaeology of gender, exploring the differences between the religious life of men and women.

  • The Oxford Handbook of New Religious Movements

    The Oxford Handbook of New Religious Movements
    James R Lewis

    The Oxford Handbook of New Religious Movements both covers the current state of the field and breaks new ground. Its contributors, drawn form both sociology and religious studies, are leading figures in the study of NRMs.

  • Wayward Monks and the Religious Revolution of the Eleventh Century

    Wayward Monks and the Religious Revolution of the Eleventh Century
    Phyllis G. Jestice

    Focussing on the German empire, this book explains the diversification of monasticism during a period of great change, in particular a shift towards a greater interest in lay religious life.

  • A Letter from Christ

    A Letter from Christ
    Kerry D. McRoberts

    The purpose of this book is to (1) redefine dualistic frames in the minds of contemporary Christians that separate the “saved” from the advent of God’s healing reign on Earth; (2) relate Christian compassion to a post-secular America; …

  • History of North American Benedictine Women

    History of North American Benedictine Women
    Laura Swan

    A much needed research and reference bibliography for all who are interested in the history of Benedictine Women in North America. Those interested in Benedictine spirituality, liturgy and prayer will find useful resources here as well.

  • Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations

    Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations
    Robert C. Schnase

    Contends that sucessful congregations often have certain characteristics in common and that these fundamental practices demonstrate congregational health, vitality and fruitfulness, as well as help churches fulfill their mission to make …

  • Forbid Them Not Year A

    Forbid Them Not: Year A
    Carolyn C. Brown

    With these ideas and resources at hand, you can create worship services that minister to adults and to children. Also available: Forbid Them Not Year B order item #9780687132560 Forbid Them Not Year C order item #9780687132652

  • Church Ethics and Its Organizational Context

    Church Ethics and Its Organizational Context
    Jean M. Bartunek, Mary Ann Hinsdale, James F. Keenan

    Church Ethics and Its Organizational Context is the first book to provide a broadly interdisciplinary approach to understanding the leadership crisis in the Catholic Church in the wake of the sex abuse scandal and how it was handled.

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