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- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 8.99
Foxe's Book of Martyrs is a collection of unforgettable accounts of religious persecution. This modernized selection brings together some of the most stirring tales of the interrogation and execution of heretics burnt at the stake in the reign of Mary, with some of the original woodcut illustrations and an illuminating introduction. - ;'Be... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.99
The success of books such as Elaine Pagels's Gnostic Gospels and Dan Brown's Da Vinci Code proves beyond a doubt that there is a tremendous thirst today for finding the hidden truths of Christianity ? truths that may have been lost or buried by institutional religion over the last two millennia. In Forbidden Faith, Richard Smoley narrates a popular... more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 173.00
The introduction of literary intertextuality into biblical studies has led to both discovery and dilemma. This study proposes new definitions of 'allusion' and 'echo' and a methodology on how to detect them, using the neglected letter of "Colossians" as a test case. more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 158.00
Based on Sixteenth-Century interrogation records, this book provides a rare insight into the religious lives of ordinary people, challenging the importance of belief in constructing religious identities and revealing the potential for accommodation during the controversies of the early Reformation. more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 130.00
Concerned with the question of how the concept of 'god' in urban Rome can be analyzed along the lines of six constituent concepts, that is space, time, personnel, function, iconography and ritual, this book develops general criteria for an analysis of pagan, Jewish and Christian concepts of gods in ancient Rome. more...
- M P Publishing 2009; US$ 6.99
"Holy Fire invades the church, a fast-breeding light transfiguring faces, transforming the dark stone space. I hear gasps and cheers and sobs and tears. The emotion is overwhelming, the heat suffocating ...". Every Easter the ?miracle? of the 'Holy Fire' is enacted in front of hundreds of the faithful in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.... more...
- Hyperion 2009; US$ 9.99
Essayist and biographer Alan Jacobs introduces us to the world of original sin, which he describes as not only a profound idea but a necessary one. As G. K. Chesterton explains, "Only with original sin can we at once pity the beggar and distrust the king." Do we arrive in this world predisposed to evil? St. Augustine passionately argued that... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99
The discovery of a previously lost Gospel of Judas Iscariot has electrified the Christian community. What Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John tell us about Judas, the disciple who betrayed Jesus, is inconsistent and biased. Therefore, the revelation of an ancient gospel that portrays this despised man as someone who saw his role in the Passion of Christ... more...
- Beacon Press 1998; US$ 16.00
For those contemplating religious choices, Unitarian Universalism offers an appealing alternative to religious denominations that stress theological creeds over individual conviction and belief. In this new edition of the classic introductory text on Unitarian Universalism, which includes a revealing, entertaining foreword by best-selling author Robert... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 19.99
The Nag Hammadi Scriptures , edited by Marvin Meyer, is the most complete, up-to-date, one-volume, English-language edition of the renowned library of Gnostic manuscripts discovered in Egypt in 1945, which rivaled the Dead Sea Scrolls find in significance. It includes the Gospel of Thomas, the Gospel of Mary, and the recently discovered Gospel of... more...