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- Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 2007; US$ 15.99
2008 Retailer's Choice Award winner! Tony Dungy's words and example have intrigued millions of people, particularly following his victory in Super Bowl XLI, the first for an African American coach. How is it possible for a coach—especially a football coach—to win the respect of his players and lead them to the Super Bowl without... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 27.69
Brigid is a mysterious figure, both goddess and saint, who is still revered worldwide today in her different aspects. Combining early Celtic history, archaeology and customs associated with both the goddess and the saint, this book provides a fascinating insight into the development of this unique mythical and historical figure. Using the available... more...
- University of California Press 2012; US$ 78.95
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...
- Mohr Siebeck 2007; US$ 114.83
Hauptbeschreibung Mit dem vorliegenden Band setzt Wolfgang Speyer seine Studien zum Verhältnis von Antike und Christentum in Form von Aufsätzen fort. Sein Anliegen ist es, die Unterschiede, aber auch die Gemeinsamkeiten zwischen den polytheistischen Religionen des Altertums und den monotheistischen Offenbarungsreligionen Judentum und Christentum... more...
- Unbridled Books 2012; US$ 9.99
Afterlives of the Saints is a woven gathering of groundbreaking essays that move through Renaissance anatomy and the Sistine Chapel, Borges? "Library of Babel," the history of spontaneous human combustion, the dangers of masturbation, the pleasures of castration, “and so forth? — each essay focusing on the story of a particular (and particularly... more...
- OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 20.99
One of the most important religious sites in the world is largely hidden and rarely visited. It lies under the piazza in front of Milan's cathedral, and was uncovered by archaeologists only after World War II. It is part of the foundations of a fourth century cathedral from the time of Bishop Ambrose, the most powerful figure in the Christian West... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 98.99
One of the most widely read and studied texts composed in Late Antiquity is the prison diary of Vibia Perpetua, a young woman of the elite classes who was martyred in March of the year 202 or 203 C.E. in Carthage, as part of a civic celebration honoring Caesar Geta. She was well-married and had recently become the mother of a baby son, but despite... more...