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- Oxford University Press, UK 2004; US$ 169.99
Susan Wessel recounts the historical and cultural process by which Cyril of Alexandria was elevated to canonical status while his opponent, Nestorius, bishop of Constantinople, was turned into a heretic. The associated religious controversy was to result in a permenent schism in the Eastern Churches. Wessel argues that it was Cyril's mastery of... more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 144.00
Presenting a comparative study of the Latin and Anglo-Norman Versions of the Voyage of Brendan, this work offers an insight into the way that fantastic imagery was used to discuss sensitive theological issues in one of the most popular medieval narratives. It also addresses issues raised with respect to theological parallels. more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 15.99
The life and works of Augustine of Hippo (354-430) have shaped the development of the Christian Church, sparking controversy and influencing the ideas of theologians through subsequent centuries. His words are still frequently quoted in devotions throughout the global Church today. His key themes retain a striking contemporary relevance - what is the... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 180.00
Drawing on a rich, yet untapped, source of Scottish autobiographical writing, this book provides a fascinating insight into the nature and extent of early-modern religious narratives. Over 80 such personal documents, including diaries and autobiographies (both manuscript and published), are examined and placed both within in the context of seventeenth-century... more...
- B&H Publishing Group 2010; US$ 14.99
This book offers a succinct yet thorough introduction to 131 of the most intriguing, courageous, inspiring Christians who ever lived. It tells how they lived, what they believed, and how their faith affected the course of world history. Includes a timeline with a historical context for each individual, key quotes from or about each personality, and... more...
- Zondervan 2011; US$ 15.99
Faith in the Land of Make-Believe is the brutally honest memoir of an award-winning filmmaker who dropped his faith in what he could become in Hollywood and learned to become totally dependent on God. From his challenge to Jesus after a near-death experience, to God?s promise that he would take violent, juvenile offenders out to sea and make a film... more...
- University of California Press 2011; US$ 57.95
Theodoret?s People sheds new light on religious clashes of the mid-fifth century regarding the nature (or natures) of Christ. Adam M. Schor focuses on Theodoret, bishop of Cyrrhus, his Syrian allies, and his opponents, led by Alexandrian bishops Cyril and Dioscorus. Although both sets of clerics adhered to the Nicene creed, their contrasting theological... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 219.99
The Life of Peter the Iberian by John Rufus records the ascetic struggle of a fifth-century anti-Chalcedonian bishop of Mayyuma, Palestine. Cornelia Horn presents a historical-critical study of the only substantial anti-Chalcedonian witness to the history of the conflict in Palestine and analyses the formative period of fifth-century anti-Chalcedonian... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 32.95
Nellie L. McClung (1873-1951) was an internationally celebrated feminist and social activist whose success as a platform speaker was legendary. Her earliest notoriety was achieved as a writer, and during her lengthy career she authored four novels, two novellas, three collections of short stories, a two-volume autobiography and various collections... more...