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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95
An account, and assessment, of the career of St Ambrose (339-397), from 374 bishop of Milan and one of the four Doctors of the Christian Church (with Sts. Jerome, Augustine and Gregory the Great). A key figure in the transition of the later Roman Empire into its medieval successor, Western Christendom, Ambrose was deeply involved in the political,... more...
- University of California Press 1994; US$ 70.00
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...
- Evangelische Verlagsanstalt 2013; US$ 12.62
In der 500-jährigen Wirkungsgeschichte der Reformation wurden Martin Luther manche Aussprüche in den Mund gelegt, die er so nie gesagt oder geschrieben hat, die aber durchaus von ihm hätten stammen können. In Worms soll er die mutige Verteidigung seiner Lehre mit den Worten beendet haben: »Hier stehe ich, ich kann nicht anders, Gott helfe mir. Amen!«... more...
- zu Klampen 2012; US$ 10.51
Wilhelm Busch (1832?1908), Schöpfer von rabenschwarzen, abgründigen Bildergeschichten, war schon zu Lebzeiten eine Legende. Er selbst jedoch maß diesen Geschichten wenig Bedeutung bei, für ihn waren sie seine »leichte Betriebsamkeit«, und er fühlte sich vom Ruhm seiner skurrilen Gestalten verkannt. Doch seine Gemälde, das für ihn eigentlich Bedeutsame,... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 31.99
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 17.95
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...