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- 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...
- Mohr Siebeck 2007; US$ 90.47
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...
- Oxford University Press 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...
- Faithwords 2013; Not Available
Now with a new postscript and reading group guide, perfect for book clubs. After nearly dying of breast cancer in her twenties, Sarah Thebarge fled her successful career, her Ivy League education, and a failed relationship, and moved nearly 3,000 miles from the East Coast to Portland, Oregon, hoping to quietly pick up the pieces of her broken life.... more...
- Faithwords 2013; Not Available
Where do you turn for hope when you already have the answer--but the answer isn't working? As a long-time Christian, Heather Kopp never expected to become an out-of-control alcoholic who kept private stashes of booze all over the place--tucked behind books in her study, zipped into a special compartment in her oversized purse, at the back of her closet... more...