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- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 42.95
In the ancient world being a philosopher was a practical alternative to being a christian. Philosophical systems offered intellectual, practical and moral codes for living. By the Middle Ages however philosophy was largely, though inconsistently, incorporated into Christian belef. From the end of the Roman Empire to the Reformation and Renaissance... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
An unrivalled introduction to a fascinating subject, Law and Theology in the Middle Ages explores the relationship between law and theology in medieval Europe. Focusing on legal and theological responses to justice, mercy, fairness, and sin, this text examines the tension between ecclesiastical and secular authority in medieval Europe, illustrating... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 36.95
Focussing on individuals whose ideas shaped intellectual life between 400 and 1500, Fifty Key Medieval Thinkers is an accessible introduction to those religious, philosophical and political concepts central to the medieval worldview. Including such diverse figures as Bede and Wyclif, each entry presents a biographical outline, a list of works and... more...
- BRILL 2002; US$ 278.00
This volume deals with the development of a phenomenon of the mediaeval academic world, the adoption, after initial uncertanties, of the Sentances of 12th century Peter Lombard as the standard textbook of mediaeval theology, and the growth of literature of commentary upon it from the 13th century. more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 59.99 US$ 51.59
In this book the renowned medievalist G.R. Evans provides a concise introduction to St. Bernard of Clairvaux (1090-1153), a figure of towering importance on the twelfth-century monastic and theological scene. After a brief overview of Bernard's life, Evans focuses on a few major themes in his work, including his theology of spirituality and his theology... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 125.95 US$ 109.16
This short and accessible book introduces readers to the problems of heresy, schism and dissidence over the last two millennia. The heresies under discussion range from Gnosticism, influential in the early Christian period, right through to modern sects. The idea of a heretic conjures up many images, from the martyrs prepared to die for their beliefs,... more...
- OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 59.99 US$ 51.59
These elegantly written essays by the leading historian of the Austro-Hungarian empire explore the political and religious history of the Habsburg lands, Europe's only true multinational state. They illuminate key aspects of the evolution towards modern statehood and national awareness in Central Europe over more than two centuries of cultural and... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 37.50
He claimed to be ?the plainest kind of fellow you can find. There isn?t a single thing I?ve done, or experienced,? said Grant Wood, ?that?s been even the least bit exciting.? Wood was one of America?s most famous regionalist painters; to love his work was the equivalent of loving America itself. In his time, he was an ?almost mythical figure,? recognized... more...
- University of Nebraska Press 2010; US$ 19.95
One of the most important Native films of all time, Atanarjuat, the Fast Runner tells a powerful and moving story about honor, betrayal, vengeance, and redemption. Set in the vast, visually stunning Arctic landscape, it was the first feature film written, directed, and acted entirely in Inuktitut, the language of Canadas Inuit people. Canadas... more...