22 Jan 2020

Category: Religion related

Accounting & Balancing

Rechnungslegung in katholischen Bistümern 

Dieses Buch vermittelt relevante Aspekte der Rechnungslegung in katholischen Bistümern. Deren wichtigste Einnahmequelle sind neben Staatsleistungen und Zuschüssen die Kirchensteuern. Zusätzlich zu ihrer Kernaufgabe, der Verkündigung des Evangeliums, leisten die Kirchen wichtige Beiträge für die Gemeinschaft. Doch der demographische Wandel und Kirchenaustritte wirken sich langfristig…

Ancient Civilizations

Celibate Marriages in Late Antique and Byzantine Hagiography: The Lives Of Saints Julian And Basilissa, Andronikos And Athanasia, And Galaktion And Episteme 

Celibate Marriages in Late Antique and Byzantine Hagiography explores the puzzling phenomenon of celibate marriage as depicted in the lives of three couples who achieved sainthood. Marriage without intercourse appears to have no purpose, especially in Christian antiquity, yet these three tales were copied for…

Politics & Social Sciences

Digital Existence: Ontology, Ethics and Transcendence in Digital Culture (Routledge Studies in Religion and Digital Culture) 

Digital Existence: Ontology, Ethics and Transcendence in Digital Culture advances debates on digital culture and digital religion in two complementary ways. First, by focalizing the themes ‘ontology,’ ‘ethics’ and ‘transcendence,’ it builds on insights from research on digital religion in order to reframe the field…

Christian Books & Bibles

The Peril and Promise of Christian Liberty: Richard Hooker, the Puritans, and Protestant Political Theology (Emory University Studies in Law and Religion) 

How do Christians determine when to obey God even if that means disobeying other people? In this book W. Bradford Littlejohn addresses that question as he unpacks the magisterial political-theological work of Richard Hooker, a leading figure in the sixteenth-century English Reformation. Littlejohn shows how…