Love: A Brief History Through Western Christianity by Carter Lindberg

By Carter Lindberg

3,000 years of rules in regards to the nature of affection in Western tradition are introduced jointly during this concise heritage. via mixing the works of many students and reading the numerous lives, works, and routine linked to love, Love: a quick heritage via Western Christianity strains the evolution and effect of this undying subject.

  • Takes the reader on a lightning yet enlightening trip via 3,000 years of the belief of affection
  • Examines the influential routine, humans, and paintings that experience assisted in shaping our suggestion of affection in Western tradition, written by means of a key determine in non secular background
  • Tackles the old and non secular thought in Western society, and our efforts to use rules of affection to social issues
  • Explores diversified sessions and examples – from the theological and philosophical texts of figures resembling Augustine, Luther, and Feuerbach to highbrow events like Romanticism and tragic old figures comparable to Abelard and Heloise
  • Contributes necessary insights into one in all history’s so much inexhaustible and undying themes, spanning biblical perspectives of affection together with monasticism and pietism, romantic notions of affection, via to today’s liberal faith and idea of affection as self-fulfillment.

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A Holy People: Jewish And Christian Perspectives on by Marcel Poorthuis, Joshua Schwartz

By Marcel Poorthuis, Joshua Schwartz

A Holy People investigates some of the ways that Jews and Christians outline their spiritual id, humans or neighborhood, as being holy. holding in brain that ancient experiences can provide foodstuff for proposal relating to modern matters, the learn deals a wide selection of essays, with regards to the biblical, patristic and medieval interval and particularly to the trendy interval. the most obvious query of many within the sleek international as to if the characteristic of the ‘holiness’ makes it possible for acknowledgement of genuine faith outdoors the personal non secular neighborhood, merits a good resolution and well-documented learn: too simply the declare of holiness intertwines with claims of energy, no matter if via rivalling teams in the spiritual group, by means of teams divided alongside gender strains, or at the point of territorial claims. it will likely be of unique value to students and normal readers attracted to an interdisciplinary method of theology, rabbinics, historical past, political technological know-how, and masses extra.

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Just in Time: Stories of God's Extravagance by Lynn A. Miller

By Lynn A. Miller

Lynn A. Miller tells of what occurs after we open our hearts, wallets, schedules, companies or houses to others--revealing the enjoyment of "first-fruits residing" within which we supply the simplest of what God has provided us again to God. those relocating and occasionally hilarious real tales exhibit the relationship among God's stewardship and genuine humans doing actual issues.

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The Foundations of Christian Art (Sacred Art in Tradition) by Titus Burckhardt

By Titus Burckhardt

Titus Burckhardt used to be a popular specialist at the artwork of conventional worlds. This ebook takes the reader in the course of the background of Christian paintings, focusing particularly upon structure, iconography, and illumination.
This sumptuously illustrated assortment brings jointly of Burckhardts significant essays-The Foundations of Christian paintings and The Decadence and Renewal of Christian Art-along with numerous shorter items ... the beneficiant and well-chosen illustrations upload a different size to those basic texts. -- Temenos Academy evaluate

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Alexander Campbell: Adventurer In Freedom : A Literary by Eva Jean Wrather, Visit Amazon's D. Duane Cummins Page,

By Eva Jean Wrather, Visit Amazon's D. Duane Cummins Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, D. Duane Cummins,

Eva Jean Wrather dedicated seventy years to writing an 800,000-word biography of Alexander Campbell, founding father of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), a enormous literary biography defined via D. Duane Cummins as "a inventive and skillful mix of heritage and amazing literary writing skills." within the early Nineties, Cummins was once requested to help Ms. Wrather in revising her manuscript. Their interact makes up quantity one in every of Campbell's biography (TCU Press, 2005). quantity follows Campbell's existence from 1823-1830, years full of the typhoon of evaluations within the pages of his profitable journal, The Christian Baptist, which gained combined hostility and help in Baptist and Presbyterian groups. Wrather files Campbell's adventure as a baby-kisser and delegate to the Virginia Constitutional conference in 1829, the place Campbell brushed shoulders with a few of America's most renowned politicians and rhetoricians. Wrather believed those years have been a vital bankruptcy in Campbell's lifestyles, confirming his strength as a philosopher, speaker and author.

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The African Christian Diaspora: New Currents and Emerging by Afe Adogame

By Afe Adogame

The final 3 many years have witnessed a swift proliferation of African Christian groups, rather in Europe and North American diaspora, therefore leading to the remapping of previous spiritual landscapes. This migratory pattern and improvement deliver to the fore the an important function, capabilities and import of non secular symbolic structures in new geo-cultural contexts. The trans-national linkages among African-led church buildings within the nations of starting place (Africa) and the "host" societies are assuming expanding significance for African immigrants. The hyperlinks and networks which are confirmed and maintained among those contexts are of giant non secular, cultural, monetary, political and social significance. this implies how African Christianities might be understood inside tactics of spiritual transnationalism and African modernity.

Based on vast spiritual ethnography undertaken by means of the writer between African Christian groups in Europe, the united states and Africa within the final 17 years, this e-book maps and describes the incipience and consolidation of recent manufacturers of African Christianities in diaspora. The e-book demonstrates how African Christianities are negotiating and assimilating notions of the worldwide whereas keeping their neighborhood identities.

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