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Imperial invectives against Constantius II : Athanasius of Alexandria, History of the Arians, Hilary of Poitiers, Against Constantius and Lucifer of Cagliari, The necessity of dying for the Son of God
translated with introduction and commentary by Richard Flower
Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2016
Baker Berry BR63 .I47 2016
Theatrum crudelitatum haereticorum nostri temporis
Verstegan, Richard, approximately 1550-1640
Antverpiae : Apud Adrianum Huberti, 1592
Rauner Rare Book BR1600 .V4 1592
Empire and the meaning of religion in Northeast Asia : Manchuria 1900-1945
DuBois, Thomas David, 1969- author
New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2017
Foundations of religion in society in Machuria -- From the blood of the martyrs -- The mind of empires -- Piety in print -- The laws of men -- A charitable view -- Manchukuo's filial sons -- May God bless Manchukuo.
Baker Berry BR1290.M3 D83 2017
Darkness falls on the land of light : experiencing religious awakenings in eighteenth-century New England
Winiarski, Douglas Leo, author
Chapel Hill : Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia, by the University of North Carolina Press, 
Introduction -- Part One. Godly walkers -- Part Two. In a flame -- Part Three. Exercised bodies, impulsive Bibles -- Part Four. Pentecost and protest -- Part Five. Travels -- Epilogue -- Appendix A -- Appendix B -- Appendix C.
"This ... history of popular religion in eighteenth-century New England examines the experiences of ordinary people living through extraordinary times. Drawing on an unprecedented quantity of letters, diaries, and testimonies, Douglas Winiarski recovers the pervasive and vigorous lay piety of the early eighteenth century"--
Baker Berry BR520 .W56 2017
Doctrine and race : African American evangelicals and fundamentalism between the wars
Mathews, Mary Beth Swetnam, author
Tuscaloosa : The University of Alabama Press, 
"Too frequently they are led astray": White fundamentalists and race -- "What is the matter with White Baptists?": African Americans' initial encounters with fundamentalism -- "We need no new doctrine for this new day": African Americans adapt fundamentalism -- "Only the gilded staircase to destruction": African American Protestants confront the social challenges of modernity -- "And this is where the White man's Christianity breaks down": race relations and ecclesiology in the era of lynchings and Jim Crow
Baker Berry BR563.N4 M294 2017
Orderic vitalis : life, works and interpretations
edited by Charles C. Rozier, Daniel Roach, Giles E.M. Gasper & Elisabeth Van Houts
Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK : The Boydell Press, 
Baker Berry BR139.O7 O73 2016
When art disrupts religion : aesthetic experience and the evangelical mind
Francis, Philip Salim, 1976- author
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 
Baker Berry BR115.A8 F73 2017
The fragility of consciousness : faith, reason, and the human good
Lawrence, Frederick G., author
Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 
Martin Heidegger and the hermeneutic revolution -- Hans-Georg Gadamer and the hermeneutic revolution -- Gadamer and Lonergan on Augustine's Verbum Cordis - the heart of postmodern hermeneutics -- A Jewish and Christian approach to the problematic of Jerusalem and Athens: Leo Strauss and Bernard Lonergan -- Voegelin and Gadamer: continental philosophers inspired by Plato and Aristotle -- "Transcendence from Within": Benedict XVI and Jürgen Habermas on the dialogue between secular reason and religious faith -- The fragility of consciousness: Lonergan and the postmodern concern for the other -- The recovery of theology in a political mode: the example of Ernest L. Fortin, AA -- The economic good of order and culture in relation to solidarity, subsidiarity, and responsibility -- The human good and Christian conversion -- Grace and friendship: postmodern political theology and God as conversational -- Growing in faith as the eyes of being-in-love with God.
"The Fragility of Consciousness is the first published collection of his essays and contains several of his best known writings as well as unpublished work. The essays in this volume exhibit a long interdisciplinary engagement with the relationship between faith and reason in the context of the crisis of culture that has marked twentieth- and twenty-first century thought and practice. Frederick G. Lawrence, with his profound and generous commitment to the intellectual life of the church, has produced a body of work that engages with Heidegger, Gadamer, Habermas, Ricoeur, Strauss, Voegelin, and Benedict XVI among others. These essays also explore various themes such as the role of religion in a secular age, political theology, economics, neo-Thomism, Christology, and much more. In an age marked by social, cultural, political, and ecclesial fragmentation, Lawrence models a more generous way--one that prioritizes friendship, conversation, and understanding above all else."--
Baker Berry BR118 .L39 2017
The rise of network christianity : how independent leaders are changing the religious landscape
Christerson, Brad, author
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 
Baker Berry BR1644 .C446 2017
Pre-benedictine monasticism : initiation into the monastic tradition 2
Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968
Kalamazoo, Mich. : Cistercian Pub./Western Michigan University, ©2006
Baker Berry BR195.M65 M47 2006
Paenitentialia Italiae saeculi XI-XII
edidit Adriaan Gaastra
Turnhout : Brepols Publishers, 2016
Paenitentiale Casinense -- Penitentiale Vaticanum -- Penitentiale Vallicellianum E. 62 -- Penitentiale Vallicellianum C. 6 -- Paenitentiale Lucense -- Paenitentiale in duobus libris, Libros I, II.
Baker Berry BR60 .C49 v.156C
King John's delegation to the Almohad court (1212) : medieval interreligious interactions and modern historiography
Shoval, Ilan, 1965- author
Turnhout, Belgium : Brepols Publishers, 
Baker Berry BR127 .S465 2016
A maid with a dragon : the cult of St Margaret of Antioch in medieval England
Dresvina, Juliana, author
Oxford : Published for The British Academy by Oxford University Press, 2016
This is the first comprehensive interdisciplinary study of the cult of St Margaret of Antioch in medieval England. Margaret was one of the most famous female saints of both the Catholic world and of Eastern Christianity (where she was known as St Marina). Her legend is remembered for her confrontation with a dragon-shaped devil, who allegedly swallowed Margaret and then burst asunder. This episode became firmly established in iconography, making her one of the most frequently represented saints. Margaret was supposedly martyred in the late 3rd century, but apart from the historically problematic legend there is no evidence concerning her in other contemporary sources. The sudden appearance of her name in liturgical manuscripts in the late 8th century is connected with the dispersal of her relics at that time. The cult grew in England from Anglo-Saxon times, with over 200 churches dedicated to Margaret (second only to Mary among female saints), and hundreds of images and copies of her life known to have been made.0The book examines Greek, Latin, Old English, Middle English and Anglo-Norman versions of Margaret's live, their mouvance and cultural context, providing editions of the hitherto unpublished texts. By considering these versions, the iconographic evidence, their patronage and audience, the monograph traces the changes of St Margaret's story through the eight centuries before the Reformation. The book also considers the further trajectory of the legend as reflected in popular fairy-tales and contemporary cultural stereotypes. Special attention is given to the interpretation of St Margaret's demonic encounter, central to the legend's iconography and theology.
Baker Berry BR747 .D74 2016
Augustine, Saint, Bishop of Hippo, author
Boston : De Gruyter, 
Preface -- Contra academicos -- De beata vita -- De ordine -- Appendix.
Baker Berry BR65 .A52 2017
Vollständige Faksimile-Ausgabe im Originalformat des Goslarer Evangeliars aus dem Stadtarchiv Goslar
Graz : Gemeinschaftsausgabe der Stadt Goslar und der Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, ©1990
 Vollständige Faksimile-Ausgabe --  Kommentarband / mit Beiträgen von Renate Kroos [and others].
Sherman Special BS2552 .G67 1990
The Apostle Paul : his life, thought, and letters
Porter, Stanley E., 1956- author
Grand Rapids, Michigan : William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2016
Part 1. The Pauline Tradition. 1. Paul the Person -- 2. The Chronology of Paul's Ministry and his Imprisonments -- 3. Background to Paul's Thought -- 4. Major Themes of Paul's Thought and Writings -- 5. The Pauline Letter Form -- 6. Pseudonymity and Formation of the Pauline Canon -- Part 2. The Pauline Letters. 7. Galatians -- 8. 1-2 Thessalonians -- 9. 1-2 Corinthians -- 10. Romans -- 11. Prison Epistles: Philippians, Colossians, Philemon, Ephesians -- 12. Pastoral Epistles: 1-2 Timothy, Titus.
"There are many introductions to the life, thought, and letters of Paul the apostle. Some concentrate upon his life, while others focus upon his thought, and still others on his letters. A few of them, like this book, try to integrate all three of them -- including on occasion material from the book of Acts -- into a useful portrait of the man and what he said and thought as revealed through his letters." - from preface.
Baker Berry BS2650.52 .P67 2016
Biblical truths : the meaning of scripture in the twenty-first century
Martin, Dale B., 1954- author
New Haven : Yale University Press, 2017
A leading biblical scholar's landmark work challenges the historical realism that has dominated the discipline for more than two centuries How can a modern person, informed by science and history, continue to recite the traditional creeds and confessions of the Christian church? What does the Bible mean and how do we verify biblical truths? In this groundbreaking book, a leading biblical scholar urges readers to be more creative interpreters of biblical texts, mapping out an alternative way of reading that is not first and foremost about understanding what those texts would have meant for the original authors and readers. Limiting our study to the ancient meaning of the text, he argues, has produced either bad history, or bad theology, or both. One cannot derive robustly orthodox Christian doctrine or theology from a mere "historical" interpretation of the Bible. Martin offers instead theological readings of the New Testament that are faithful to Christian orthodoxy as generally understood, but without attempting a "foundationalist" understanding of the meaning of the text.0His provocative and ambitious book demonstrates how theology and scripture can remain vital in the twenty-first century.
Baker Berry BS2331 .M28 2017
History, politics and the Bible from the Iron Age to the media age : essays in honour of Keith W. Whitelam
edited by Jim West and James Crossley
New York, NY, USA : Bloomsbury T&T Clark, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2017
Introduction: Keith Whitelam in context / James Crossley and Jim West -- Maximalist and/or minimalist approaches in recent representations of ancient Israelite and Judaean history / Ingrid Hjelm -- The emergence of Israel again / Robert B. Coote -- A plea for an historical anthropology of ancient Palestine / Emanuel Pfoh -- Mapping Palestine / Philip R. Davies -- A sectarian group called Israel : historiography and cultural memory / Niels Peter Lemche -- The history of Israel-without the Bible : a thought experiment / Jim West -- The present crisis in biblical scholarship / John Van Seters -- The perpetuation of racial assumptions in biblical studies / Deane Galbraith -- Made in Sheffield : the first dictionary of the ancient Hebrew language / David J.A. Clines -- God and the state : the Bible and David Cameron's authority / James Crossley.
As biblical studies becomes increasingly fragmented, this collection of essays brings together a number of leading scholars in order to show how historical reconstruction, philology, metacriticism, and reception history can be part of a collective vision for the future of the field. This collection of essays focuses more specifically on critical questions surrounding the construction of ancient Israel(s), 'minimalism', the ongoing significance of lexicography, the development of early Judaism, orientalism, and the use of the Bible in contemporary political discourses.
Baker Berry BS635.3 .H57 2017
Evolution and the fall
edited by William T. Cavanaugh and James K.A. Smith
Grand Rapids, Michigan : William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 
Baker Berry BS659 .E96 2017
Opening the heavens : accounts of divine manifestations, 1820-1844
edited by John W. Welch
Provo, Utah : Brigham Young University Press ; Salt Lake City, Utah : Deseret Book, 
"Presents contemporary documents about Joseph Smith's vision of God and Christ in 1820; the translation of the Book of Mormon from gold plates in 1827-29; the restoration of priesthood; visions at the Kirtland, Ohio, temple; and other visions experienced by Joseph Smith and his coreligionists during the early years of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints"--Provided by publisher.
Baker Berry BX8611 .O64 2017
Painted words : Nahua Catholicism, politics, and memory in the Atzaqualco pictorial catechism
Elizabeth Hill Boone, Louise M. Burkhart, and David Tavárez
Washington, D.C. : Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, 
Baker Berry BX1428.3 .P35 2017
La dimensión imperial de la iglesia novohispana
Francisco Javier Cervantes Bello, María del Pilar Martínez López-Cano (coordinadores)
Ciudad de México : Instituto de Investigaciones Históricas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 2016
La política eclesiástica -- Circulación y censura del libro -- Gobernar desde la corte -- De la corte a nueva España.
Baker Berry BX1427 .D56 2016
Francisco Banegas Galván : pensamiento, tradición e historia de un intelectural en el México revolucionario
González Gómez, Claudia, 1968- author
Morelia : Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo, Instituto de Investigaciones Históricas, 2015
Baker Berry BX4705.B36 G66 2015
Holy Rus' : the Rebirth of Orthodoxy in the New Russia
Burgess, John P., 1954-
New Haven : Yale University Press 
A fascinating, vivid, and on-the-ground account of Russian Orthodoxy's resurgence. A bold experiment is taking place in Russia. After a century of being scarred by militant, atheistic communism, the Orthodox Church has become Russia's largest and most significant nongovernmental organization. As it has returned to life, it has pursued a vision of reclaiming Holy Rus': that historical yet mythical homeland of the eastern Slavic peoples; a foretaste of the perfect justice, peace, harmony, and beauty for which religious believers long; and the glimpse of heaven on earth that persuaded Prince Vladimir to accept Orthodox baptism in Crimea in A.D. 988. Through groundbreaking initiatives in religious education, social ministry, historical commemoration, and parish life, the Orthodox Church is seeking to shape a new, post-communist national identity for Russia. In this eye-opening and evocative book, John Burgess examines Russian Orthodoxy's resurgence from a grassroots level, providing Western readers with an enlightening, inside look at the new Russia.
Baker Berry BX493 .B87 2017
Commentary on Laudato Si' : examining the background, contributions, implementation and future of Pope Francis's Encyclical
Irwin, Kevin W., author
Mahwah, New Jersey : Paulist Press, 
Baker Berry BX1795.H82 C38334 2016
The Cistercian Fathers and their monastic theology : initiation into the monastic tradition 8
Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968, author
Collegeville, Minnesota : Cistercian Publications, 
These conferences, presented by Thomas Merton to the novices at the Abbey of Gethsemani in 1963- 964, focus mainly on the life and writings of his great Cistercian predecessor, St. Bernard of Clairvaux (1090- 153). Guiding his students through Bernard Marian sermons, his treatise On the Love of God, his controversy with Peter Abelard, and above all his great series of sermons on the Song of Songs, Merton reveals why Bernard was the major religious and cultural figure in Europe during the first half of the twelfth century and why he has remained one of the most influential spiritual theologians of Western Christianity from his own day until the present.
Baker Berry BX3402.3 .M47 2016
The life of the vows : initiation into the Monastic Tradition 6
Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968
Collegeville, Minn. : Liturgical Press, ©2012
Baker Berry BX2435 .M466 2012
The Catholic Church and Soviet Russia, 1917-39
Dunn, Dennis J., author
New York : Routledge, 2017
Background. Christianity: early history of the Orthodox and Catholic traditions ; East Slavs: Ukrainian, Belorussian, and Russian national identities -- Muscovy, Russian Empire, and the Catholic Church. Ivan the Great to Peter II, 1462-1762 ; Catherine the Great to Alexander III, 1762-1894 ; Nicholas II and the Provisional Government, 1894-1917 -- Soviet Russia and the Catholic Church, 1917-21. Communist government and the Catholic Church, 1917-20 ; Communist government and the Catholic Church, 1921 -- Soviet Russia and the Catholic Church, 1921-24. Communist government and the Vatican, 1921-24 ; Communist government and the Catholic Church, 1922-24 -- Catholic Church and Vatican initiatives, mid-1920s-1930 ; Orthodox-Catholic ties and the Albertyn experiment ; The d'Herbigny mission -- Kremlin, Catholic Church, and collectivization, 1928-33 ; The Soviet government, NEP, and collectivization (4th revolution) ; Correspondence related to collectivization from the Vatican archives -- Soviet Russia and the Catholic Church under Stalin, 1933-34 ; International scene, 1933-34 ; Soviet government and the Catholic Church, 1933-34 -- Soviet Russia and the Catholic Church under Stalin, 1935-39 ; International scene, 1935-39 ; Soviet government and the Catholic Church, 1935-39.
Baker Berry BX1558.3 .D86 2016
Monastic observances : initiation into the monastic tradition 5
Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968
Collegeville, Minn. : Liturgical Press, ©2010
"In this set of novitiate conferences from the late 1950s, Thomas Merton provides a vivid and detailed introduction to the traditional pattern and practices of the monastic day during the period immediately preceding the momentous changes that would be introduced in the wake of the Second Vatican Council."--Publisher's description.
Baker Berry BX3404.Z5 M47 2010
El sistema Jesuítico misional en el noroeste Novohispano : la provincia Tepehuana, Topia y San Andrés (1596-1753)
Pacheco, José de la Cruz, author
Durango, Dgo. : Instituto de Cultura del Estado de Durango, 2015
Jesuit missionary system in northwest New Spain: the province Tepehuana, Topia and San Andrés (1596-1753).
Baker Berry BX3712.A1 P34 2015
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