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- Mohr Siebeck 2013; US$ 107.61
Hauptbeschreibung Bärbel Dümler untersucht die Traktate des Zeno von Verona, das älteste erhaltene lateinische Predigtcorpus aus der Zeit zwischen 360 und 380 n. Chr. Auf philologischer Grundlage analysiert sie zunächst das Verhältnis des Bischofs zum Heidentum entsprechend dem stoischen Schema der Theologia tripartita. Zenos Äußerungen zu heidnischem... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2004; US$ 15.99
Ireland's patron saint has long been shrouded in legend: he drove the snakes out of Ireland; he triumphed over Druids and their supernatural powers; he used a shamrock to explain the Christian mystery of the Trinity. But his true story is more fascinating than the myths. We have no surviving image of Patrick, but we do have two remarkable letters that... more...
- University of California Press 2012; US$ 75.00
This groundbreaking study brings into dialogue for the first time the writings of Julian, the last non-Christian Roman Emperor, and his most outspoken critic, Bishop Gregory of Nazianzus, a central figure of Christianity. Susanna Elm compares these two men not to draw out the obvious contrast between the Church and the Emperor?s neo-Paganism, but rather... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 144.95
Drawing on a rich, yet untapped, source of Scottish autobiographical writing, this book provides a fascinating insight into the nature and extent of early-modern religious narratives. Over 80 such personal documents, including diaries and autobiographies (both manuscript and published), are examined and placed both within in the context of seventeenth-century... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1997; US$ 38.95
Who's Who in Christianity is an invaluable reference guide to the leading men and women who have influenced the course of Christian history, including the founding fathers, saints, popes, monarchs, philanthropists, theologians, missionaries and heretics. The book encompasses both Eastern and Western churches and the lives and opinions of personalities... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95
Origen was the most influential Christian theologian before Augustine, the founder of Biblical study as a serious discipline in the Christian tradition, and a figure with immense influence on the development of Christian spirituality. This volume presents a comprehensive and accessible insight into Origen's life and writings. An introduction analyzes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95
During the second century the Christian world was shaken by the Gnostics. Irenaeus came from Asia Minor via Rome to become bishop of Lyons, clarify Christian doctrines and fight the Gnostics with a major, five-volume work. He was a living part of his contemporary culture and his approach filled early Christian thought with new life. The writings of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 41.95
Tatian is a significant figure in the early Church, his work both representing and revealing his second-century context. This study offers a detailed exploration of his thought. It is also a valuable introduction to the entire period, particularly the key developments it witnessed in Christianity. Emily Hunt examines a wide range of topics in depth:... more...
- BRILL 2003; US$ 186.00
This work reconstructs the contents of the library in Roman Palestine of Eusebius of Caesarea (ca. 265-339) by examining Eusebius' major works. It discusses how Eusebius used his sources and then examines what works were available in the library relating to philosophical works. more...
- OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 109.99
In life Jerome's authority was frequently questioned, yet following his death he was venerated as a saint. Andrew Cain systematically examines Jerome's idealized self-presentation across the extant epistolary corpus, exploring how and why Jerome used letter writing as a means to bid for status as an expert on the Bible and ascetic spirituality.... more...