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Cambridge Scholars Publishing religious studies books present advanced specialist scholarly knowledge on key topics including religion and ethics, morality and spirituality.  Thought-provoking interdisciplinary studies sit alongside in-depth explorations of religious thinkers and writings to form an essential collection of books on religion.  From broad-ranging anthologies to detailed ethnographic studies, these religious studies resources will provide valuable insights for theologists and historians but also the general reader interested in the many questions raised by global religion today.

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From Antiquity to the Post...

Characteristic histories and literatures of the Jewish people are brought together in this volume and arranged in the form of a cultural mosaic, a distinctly Canadian approach to life. The articles and scholarly contributions contained herein investigate Jewish life and thought, not merely in the Canadian and contemporary context b...
£44.99

From Authority Religion to...

George Burman Foster (1857–1918) was a key figure among the philosophers and theologians who composed the early “Chicago School.” This volume makes available the development of Foster’s religious thought by exploring his major writings as well as diverse shorter works. Conclusions are provided following each major section of the bo...
£39.99

From Narrative to Necessit...

This book is a supplement to the author’s earlier New Hegelian Essays. It continues the project of presenting the narrative(s) of religion as intelligible metaphysics, “interpreting spiritual things spiritually”, as St. Paul says. After an introductory recall of the unreality of the phenomenal individual except insofar as viewed as...
£49.99

Gendering Christian Ethics

Gendering Christian Ethics brings together ethical reflections by a new generation of European and American researchers. Contributors are well versed in feminist theology and feminist theory; chapters build on foundations laid by pioneers who first raised questions of gender and Christianity. Christian ethics have a bearing on the ...
£39.99

God’s Radical Grace

“As facets on a gem reveal its hidden beauty, so Dr Ellens’ sermons for Ordinary Time(s) disclose the depth and beauty of the scriptures relating to these months of the Christian year between Pentecost and Advent. His long career prepared him well to author this book. With the approach of a scholar, the patience of a teacher, and t...
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Gregory and Leander

This book relies on original research on Pope Gregory the Great, and on Leander, evident in Saint Leander, Archbishop of Seville, edited and translated by John R. C. Martyn (Lexington Books, New York, 2009). It starts with Gregory’s letters, translated into English, to Leander, who became a very close friend. Their childhood years ...
£39.99

Hearing the Gospel through...

Most people don’t realize Charles Dickens has a biblical foundation. Each of the spirits that appear in A Christmas Carol directly correlates with an Advent lesson that is found in the Church of England’s Book of Common Prayer. Perhaps that is what attracts Christians to the story of A Christmas Carol. Every Advent Christians revis...
£34.99

Heroes and Saints

The present volume makes a unique contribution to the study of dying in ancient cultures by focusing on what happens in the critical moments before death.Employing a wide range of literary sources, the essays in this volume focus exclusively on the moment of death and practices associated with the transitionfrom this world to the n...
£39.99

In Levinas’ Trace

Maria Dimitrova (Sofia University, Bulgaria) in response to Jerard Bensussan (University of Strasbourg, France), Jeffrey Andrew Barash (University of Amiens, France), Jacob Rogozinski (University of Strasbourg, France) and Ernst Wolff (University of Pretoria, South Africa) commenting on Emmanuel Levinas’ philosophy.This book is ess...
£34.99

Ireland's New Religious Mo...

Until recently, Irish religion has been seen as defined by Catholic power in the South and sectarianism in the North. In recent years, however, both have been shaken by widespread changes in religious practice and belief, the rise of new religious movements, the revival of magical-devotionalism, the arrival of migrant religion and ...
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Is Charity a Choice?

Debates on public policy in the United States are shaped, in part, by moral and religious commitments of individuals and communities. Heclo (2003) writes in Religion Returns to the Public Square, “Government policy and religious matters . . . both claim to give authoritative answers to important questions about how people should li...
£39.99

Islam in Contemporary Afri...

Islam in Contemporary Africa: On Violence, Terrorism and Development features essays which are written by scholars, Christians and Muslims, on their experience of Islam and the Muslims in the continent of Africa and how tterrorism and violence have impacted intra-African harmony and cross-cultural understanding in the world today. ...
£34.99
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