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The New Westminster Dictionary of Christian Spirituality [Hardcover]

By Philip Sheldrake (Editor)
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This new volume, replacing The Westminster Dictionary of Spirituality by Gordon S. Wakefield (1983), stands as the definitive reference work on all aspects of Christian spirituality. Several years in the making and comprised of more than 400 completely new entries, the Dictionary incorporates the collective expertise of today's foremost scholars in the field of Christian spirituality. Systematically organized and alphabetically arranged for maximum ease of use, the book includes comprehensive bibliographies; a section of short essays on the content, methods, and current debates in the field; and reading lists to encourage additional reading and research. Philip F. Sheldrake is Professor in the Department of Theology and Religion, University of Durham.

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This new volume, replacing "The Westminster Dictionary of Spirituality" by Gordon S. Wakefield (1983), stands as the definitive reference work on all aspects of Christian spirituality. Several years in the making and comprised of more than four hundred completely new entries, this volume incorporates the collective expertise of today's foremost scholars in the field of Christian spirituality. Systematically organized and alphabetically arranged for maximum ease of use, the book includes comprehensive bibliographies; a section of short essays on the content, methods, and current debates in the field; and reading lists to encourage additional reading and research.

Awards and Recognitions
The New Westminster Dictionary of Christian Spirituality by Philip Sheldrake has received the following awards and recognitions -

  • Book of the Year - 2006 Third Place - Reference Boty category


Citations And Professional Reviews
The New Westminster Dictionary of Christian Spirituality by Philip Sheldrake has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
  • American Reference Bks Annual - 01/01/2007 page 539
  • Christian Century - 06/13/2006 page 39
  • Books & Culture - 01/01/2007 page 22
  • Rec Ref Bks for Small/Med Libr - 01/01/2007 page 267


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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Pages   680
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.58" Width: 6.38" Height: 1.69"
Weight:   2.66 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Jul 1, 2005
Publisher   Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN  0664230032  
ISBN13  9780664230036  


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Philip Sheldrake is vice-principal and academic director of Sarum College, Salisbury, and honorary professor at the University of Wales, Lampeter, and visiting professor of theology at the University of Notre Dame. He is the author of several books, including Spirituality and History.



Philip Sheldrake was born in 1971 and has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Durham

Cambridge Theological Federation, UK

Cambri.

Philip Sheldrake has published or released items in the following series...

  1. Canterbury Studies in Spiritual Theology
  2. Traditions of Christian Spirituality


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From the cover  Sep 8, 2005
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This volume replaces the 1983 book of the same name and stands as the definitive reference work on all aspects of Christian spirituality today. Several years in the making and comprising over 200 completely new entries, this dictionary incorporates the collective expertise of today's foremost scholars in the field of Christian spirituality. Contributions come from scholars across Europe, North America, and the rest of the world. Systematically organized and alphabetically arranged for maximum ease of use, the book includes extended essays on subjects as varied as Spirituality, Psychology and Psychotherapy; Spirituality and Culture; and Spirituality and the Dialogue of Religions, before moving into the A-Z reference section. Entries encompass a range of topics, from definitions of Addictions and Spiritual Recovery, Allegory, Apocalyptic Spirituality, to World, Yoga, and Zen and Christianity. In addition, this resourceful book also includes comprehensive bibliographies and reading lists to encourage additional reading and research.
 

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