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  • Illumination in Basil of Caesarea's Doctrine of the Holy Spiritby Timothy P. McConnell

    Fortress Press 2014; US$ 54.99

    Although Basil of Caesarea was the first to write a discourse on the Holy Spirit, many scholars have since questioned if he fully believed in the Spirit?s divinity. Timothy McConnell argues that Basil did regard the Spirit as fully divine and an equal Person of the Trinity. However, Basil refused to use philosophical terminology to make the point,... more...

  • Ambrose of Milanby Neil B. McLynn

    University of California Press 1994; US$ 70.00 US$ 56.00

    In this new and illuminating interpretation of Ambrose, bishop of Milan from 374 to 397, Neil McLynn thoroughly sifts the evidence surrounding this very difficult personality. The result is a richly detailed interpretation of Ambrose's actions and writings that penetrates the bishop's painstaking presentation of self. McLynn succeeds in revealing Ambrose's... more...

  • Profiles in Christian Courageby Kerry Walters

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 33.99

    In twenty reader-friendly chapters, Kerry Walters explores the meaning and scope of Christian courage, offers tips on how to cultivate it in daily life, and offers profiles of Christians who have exemplified it in their own lives. The portraits are of modern women and men, some famous and some lesser known, from all parts of the globe, who have displayed... more...

  • Knights of the Golden Ruleby Peter J. Frederick

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    This is a book about American intellectuals as would-be social reformers and what happens to them in the arena of practical politics. Specifically, it examines the lives of ten highly idealistic Christian socialist and anarchist intellectuals of the 1890s who were profoundly influenced -- indeed inspired -- by the prophetic social messages and exemplary... more...

  • Women, Writing, Theologyby Emily A. Holmes; Wendy Farley; Michelle Voss Roberts; Shelly Rambo; Kendra G. Hotz; Leigh Pittenger; Michele Jacques Early; Meghan T. Sweeney; Elizabeth A. Webb; Min-Ah Cho; Kristine Suna-Koro; Marcia W. Mount-Shoop

    Baylor University Press 2011; US$ 39.95

    Women's theology has traditionally been pushed to the margins; it is"spirituality"or"mysticism"rather than theology proper. Theology from women has been transmitted orally, recorded by men as sayings or in hagiographies, or passed on as"stealth theology"in poems, hymns, or practices. In the past forty years, women have claimed theology for themselves... more...

  • The Saint Who Would Be Santa Clausby Adam C. English

    Baylor University Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    The real story of Santa?and why he became a Saint more...

  • Who's Who in Christianityby Lavinia Cohn-Sherbok

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    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, monarchs, popes, saints, philanthropists, heretics, theologians and missionaries. The book encompasses the Eastern and Western Churches, and the lives and opinions of personalities... more...

  • Athanasiusby Khaled Anatolios

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95

    In this volume, Khaled Anatolios presents a comprehensive study of Saint Athanasius, one of the most influential figures in the development of Christian doctrine. He analyzes the coherence of Athanasius' theology by relating the various aspects of his doctrine - God, creation, theological anthropology, Christology and redemption, and the life of grace... more...

  • Cyprian the Bishopby J. Patout Burns Jr.

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95

    This is the first up-to-date, accessible study on the rule of Cyprian as the Bishop of Carthage in the 250s AD. It controversially shows that Cyprian radically enforced the primary emphasis on the unity of the church, interpreting loyalty in the community as fidelity to Christ. It uses cultural anthropology to examine the impact of Cyprian's policy... more...

  • Jeromeby Stefan Rebenich

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95

    As a scholar, writer and ascetic, Jerome was a major intellectual force in the early Church and influenced the ideals of Christian chastity and poverty for many generations after his death. This book assembles a representative selection of his voluminous output. It will help readers to a balanced portrait of a complex and brilliant, but not always... more...