At the tender age of fourteen, Richard Holloway left his home town of Alexandria, north of Glasgow, and travelled hundreds of miles to be educated and trained for the priesthood...
How did an obscure personality cult come to be the world's biggest religion, with a third of humanity its followers? This book describes not only the main facts, ideas and...
Unravels polyphony of silences from the history of Christianity and beyond. The author considers the mixed attitudes of Judaism to silence, Jewish and Christian borrowings from Greek explorations of the...
John Julius Norwich
Examines the Popes, an oldest continuing institution in the world, tracing the papal line down the centuries from St Peter (traditionally - but by no means historically - the first...
Marcus J. Borg; John Dominic Crossan
Using the best of biblical and historical scholarship, this title presents a fresh understanding of early Christianity.
This unique edition of the Book of Common Prayer includes the texts of three different versions, 1549, 1559, and 1662, to provide a panorama of the history of ritual in...
John Henry Newman was the most eminent English-speaking Christian thinker and writer of the past two hundred years. This title tells the story of the chequered attempts to establish Newman's...
Our Church is a dazzling and original personal history the Anglican church and its enduring place in public life by one of our foremost public intellectuals.
The remarkable true story of the life of Mary Benson: wife of an archbishop, friend of Queen Victoria, mother of three 'unpermissably gifted' children and in love with dozens of...
Catholic popes have been powerful spiritual leaders for nearly two millennia. In an acclaimed series of BBC radio broadcasts, the author enthralled listeners with vivid stories of the ten popes...
A history of the King James Version of the Bible (known in Britain as the Authorised Version) over the four hundred years from its remote beginnings to the present day...
The work of Rowan Williams - one of the most fascinating theologians and most controversial church leaders - is virtually without parallel for its extraordinary diversity and complexity. This book...
R. Michael Allen
Including annotated excerpts from Karl Barth's "Church Dogmatics" and additional essays on Barth's life and work and his place in modern theology, this book offers an introduction to the whole...
Michelle Brown, former curator at the British Library, gathers together seventy fragile biblical treasures in this sumptuously illustrated volume that captures the development of both Bible and book, as well...
An introduction to "Confessions", one of the most important books in the Christian and Western traditions. It tells the story of the "Confessions" - what motivated Augustine to dictate it...
John Saward; John Morrill; Michael...
Firmly I Believe and Truly celebrates the depth and breadth of the spiritual, literary, and intellectual heritage of the Post-Reformation English Roman Catholic tradition in an anthology of writings that...
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