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- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 280.00
At long last, this book provides a comprehensive study of the life and work of the 7th century monk and theologian Anastasius Sinaïta (Anastasios of Sinai). It analyzes his principal work, the Hodegos (or Viae Dux) and his other Christological writings, and also presents his sermons and his role as an apologist toward the Jews and Moslems... more...
- 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...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00
Bishop Richard Fox of Winchester (1448-1528) was an important early modern English prelate whose tireless service to his church, to his king and to humanist studies single him out as one of the great shapers of the Tudor age. This book explores the life and career of Bishop Fox as a figurative architect of his world, physically designing chapels and... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- SPCK 2014; US$ 13.11
The only true apostle of Ireland who more or less converted the country single-handed? or A Christian bishop from the embattled edge of a crumbling empire? All that can really be known of Patrick comes from his authentic writings - the Confessio and the Epistola (Address to the Soldiers of Coroticus). Thomas O'Loughlin's engaging yet scholarly reflections... more...
- Fortress Press 2014; US$ 54.99
Francis Schüssler Fiorenza is one of the pivotal contemporary Roman Catholics working in the field of systematic theology and has made vital contributions to the discipline. This book?the first of its kind?provides an overview of Fiorenza?s theological biography, from early influences and original insights to a comprehensively systematic project... more...
- Exeter University Press 2014; US$ 95.00
BEWNANS KE is a previously unknown Middle Cornish play, discovered in a late-sixteenth century manuscript bequeathed to the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth. The theme of the play is a dispute between St Kea, patron of Kea parish in Cornwall, and Teudar, a local tyrant. In addition, a long section relates to King Arthur, Queen Guineveres... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; US$ 11.24
Let the Saints' lives guide and touch your life each day! The life of a saint is the life of an ordinary person lived well. And that's the life readers will discover in this delightful and often surprising collection of words and wisdom from saints throughout the ages. A lovely and inspiring gift book, 365 Saints illuminates how the saints actually... more...