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  • Paul Through Mediterranean Eyes by Kenneth E. Bailey
    Paul Through Mediterranean Eyes (English, Paperback) Kenneth E. Bailey

    The result of over thirty years of research and lecturing, Paul Through Mediterranean Eyes is a ground-breaking study of Paul's first epistle to the Corinthians. Bailey examines this canonical letter through the lenses of Paul's Jewish socio-cultural and rhetorical background and the Mediterranean context of the Corinthian recipients.

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  • Citadel of the Saxons by Rory Naismith
    Citadel of the Saxons (English, Hardback) Rory Naismith

    Following the collapse of Roman civilization in fourth-century Britannia, darkness fell over the former province. Villas crumbled to ruin; vital commodities became scarce; cities decayed; and Londinium, the capital, was all but abandoned. Yet memories of its greatness endured like the moss and bindweed which now ensnared its toppled columns and pilasters. By the 600s a new settlement, Lundenwic,...

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  • The Book of Common Prayer: A Very Short Introduction by Brian Cummings
    The Book of Common Prayer: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Brian Cummings

    The Book of Common Prayer is one of the most influential books in history. Brian Cummings tell its fascinating story, charting its spread from England to reach the world, and showing how the book has divided conformity from non-conformity, in social terms as well as religious, from birth to marriage to death.

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  • Reformation Myths by Rodney Stark
    Reformation Myths (English, Paperback) Rodney Stark

    An expose of over-inflated claims about the Reformation and what it has done for us.

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  • First Templar Nation by Freddy Silva
    First Templar Nation (English, Paperback) Freddy Silva

    Overturns the long-established historical narrative about the origins and purpose of the Knights Templar

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  • On Augustine by Dr. Rowan Williams
    On Augustine (English, Hardback) Dr. Rowan Williams

    Since his retirement as Archbishop of Canterbury and his return to academic life (Master of Magdalene College Cambridge) Rowan Williams has demonstrated a massive new surge of intellectual energy. In this new book he turns his attention to St Augustine....

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  • Medieval Wall Paintings by Roger Rosewell
    Medieval Wall Paintings (English, Paperback) Roger Rosewell

    The walls of medieval churches were brightly painted with religious imagery and colourful patterns, and although often shadows of their former selves, these paintings are among the most enigmatic art to survive the Middle Ages. This book presents an introduction to this fascinating subject.

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  • Secrets of the Knights Templar by Susie Hodge
    Secrets of the Knights Templar (English, Paperback) Susie Hodge

    An investigation into the myths surrounding the Knights Templar.

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  • Complete Illustrated Encylopedia of Saints by Tessa Paul
    Complete Illustrated Encylopedia of Saints (English, Paperback) Tessa Paul

    Chronological biographies of the Christian saints with an introduction about sainthood and its many aspects.

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  • The Welcome Stranger by Frank Meeres
    The Welcome Stranger (English, Paperback) Frank Meeres

    At one point the migrants from France and the Low Countries from the late 16th to mid-18th century made up a quarter of the population of Norwich. This first full account of the experiences and impact of these Strangers, particularly influential in the cloth trade, draws heavily on the Norfolk Record Office archive.

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  • Medieval Church Architecture by Jon Cannon
    Medieval Church Architecture (English, Paperback) Jon Cannon

    By learning how to identify the stylistic phases that resulted from shifts in architectural fashion, it is possible to date each part of a church to within a decade or two. This book introduces key features of each succeeding style, from Anglo-Saxon and Norman through to the three great gothic styles, Early English, Decorated and Perpendicular.

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  • Chillingham: Its Cattle, Castle and Church by Paul Bahn
    Chillingham: Its Cattle, Castle and Church (Hardback) Paul Bahn

    Chillingham-its location not only contributed some of the best archaeology in Northumberland but also a herd of wild white cattle unique in the history of the natural world, immortalised in songs, books, poems, and art. Chillingham castle with its famous and infamous inhabitants have combined to make this an interesting and fascinating tale.

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  • The Unintended Reformation by Brad S. Gregory
    The Unintended Reformation (English, Hardback) Brad S. Gregory

    In a work as much about the present as the past, Gregory identifies the unintended consequences of the Reformation for the modern condition: a hyperpluralism of beliefs, intellectual disagreements that splinter into fractals of specialized discourse, the absence of a substantive common good, and the triumph of capitalism's driver, consumerism.

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  • The Way of Ignatius by Gemma Simmonds
    The Way of Ignatius (English, Paperback) Gemma Simmonds

    introduction to prayer and the spiritual life in the tradition of Ignatius Loyola.

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  • A History of the Athonite Commonwealth by Graham Speake
    A History of the Athonite Commonwealth (English, Paperback) Graham Speake

    Explores how for 1,000 years Mount Athos has played a unique role in facilitating the spread of Orthodoxy throughout Eastern Europe and beyond. As purveyors of spiritual and mystical ideas, the monks have exerted considerable influence not only on ecclesiastical affairs but also on politics, culture, and the arts.

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  • Comparative Religious Law by Norman Doe
    Comparative Religious Law (English, Paperback) Norman Doe

    This book is for those studying and teaching law and religion to understand how Jewish, Christian and Muslim laws pervade British society, are religious and temporal in character, apply to wide areas of believers' lives, and have much in common for better understanding between the faiths and within society.

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  • Cathedrals of Britain by David Pepin
    Cathedrals of Britain (English, Paperback) David Pepin

    Covering not just Anglican but Roman Catholic and Scottish cathedrals, this book addresses the ongoing story of daily worship, conservation, pilgrimage and the tourism industry within cathedrals.

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  • On Difficulties in the Church Fathers: Volume I
    On Difficulties in the Church Fathers: Volume I (Multiple languages, Hardback)

    Maximos the Confessor is one of the most challenging and original Christian thinkers of all time. The Ambigua is his greatest philosophical and doctrinal work, in which daring originality, prodigious talent for speculative thinking, and analytical acumen are on lavish display. The result is a labyrinthine map of the mind's journey to God.

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  • Unlocking the Church by William Whyte
    Unlocking the Church (English, Hardback) William Whyte

    Unlocking the Church is the story of a revolution. The Victorians transformed how churches were understood, experienced, and built. Initially controversial, this revolution was so successful, that it has now been forgotten. Yet it still shapes our experience of church buildings and also helps make sense of what we should do with them now.

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  • The Friar of Carcassonne by Stephen O'Shea
    The Friar of Carcassonne (English, Paperback) Stephen O'Shea

    In 1300 a great orator emerged who brought together the currents of resistance. Three years later the terrible prisons were stormed and the inmates set free. The orator was a Franciscan friar, Bernard Delicieux. This book, which forms a kind of sequel to the bestselling "The Perfect Heresy", tells his inspiring life and tragic story.

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