Books in category Religion – Institutions & Organizations

  • Christian Political Activism at the Crossroads

    Christian Political Activism at the Crossroads
    William R. Stevenson, Jr.

    This volume illumines the discussion being carried on between the religious right with its concern for moral responsibility in politics and the issue-oriented activists who are concerned with how Christians in America address human-rights …

  • Lectionary Worship Aids

    Lectionary Worship Aids
    H. Burnham Kirkland

    This complete collection offers a wide selection of practical aids for creating sincerely reverent and more meaningful worship.

  • Rethinking Mission in the Postcolony

    Rethinking Mission in the Postcolony
    Marion Grau

    A progressive Christian approach to soteriology and missiology in a global, postcolonial context.

  • The Oxford Handbook of New Religious Movements

    The Oxford Handbook of New Religious Movements
    James R. Lewis

    The study of New Religious Movements (NRMs) is one of the fastest-growing areas of religious studies. This Handbook covers the current state of the field and breaks new ground.

  • The Catholic Worker Movement

    The Catholic Worker Movement
    Mark Zwick, Louise Zwick

    This book is essential reading for understanding the legacy behind the Catholic Worker Movement.

  • Spirited Lives

    Spirited Lives
    Carol Coburn, Martha Smith

    Focusing on the sisters of St. Joseph of Carondolet, this book shows how nuns directly influenced millions of Americans through their work in schools, hospitals, orphanages, and other social service institutions.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Transitioning

    Transitioning
    Dan Southerland

    This book takes readers through a step-by-step process that can help any church make the transition from being program driven to purpose driven.

  • Studien und Texte zur literarischen und materiellen Kultur der FrauenklĂ oster im spĂ aten Mittelalter

    Studien und Texte zur literarischen und materiellen Kultur der Frauenklèoster im spèaten Mittelalter
    Falk Eisermann, Eva Schlotheuber, Volker Honemann

    This volume contains 11 contributions by literary historians, art historians, historians and archaeologists.

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