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  • Colin Gunton and the Failure of Augustineby Bradley G. Green

    James Clarke & Co 2012; US$ 33.00

    Bradley G. Greens close reading of Augustine challenges Colin Guntons argument that Augustine bequeathed to the West a theological tradition with serious deficiencies. According to Gunton, Augustines particular construal of the doctrine of God led to fundamental problems in the relationship between creation and redemption. However, Green persuasively... more...

  • Jerome of Stridonby Andrew Cain; Josef Lössl

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 124.95

    Jerome of Stridon (c.346-420) is arguably the greatest polymath in Latin Christian antiquity; this is the most comprehensive and up to date volume on his life and work available in English today. Familiar debates are re-opened, hitherto uncharted terrain is explored, and problems old and new are posed and solved with the use of innovative methodologies.... more...

  • Evagrius and Gregoryby Kevin Corrigan

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 134.95

    Evagrius of Pontus and Gregory of Nyssa have either been overlooked by philosophers and theologians in modern times, or overshadowed by their prominent friend and brother (respectively), Basil the Great. Yet they are major figures in the development of Christian thoughts in late antiquity and their works express a unique combination of desert and urban... more...

  • Cassian's Conferencesby Christopher Kelly

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 109.95

    This book explores Cassian's use of scripture in the 'Conferences', especially its biblical models to convey his understanding of the desert ideal to the monastic communities of Gaul. This book demonstrates how the scriptures functioned as a dynamic force in the lives of Christian, emphasizes the importance of Cassian in the development... more...

  • Evagrius Ponticusby Julia Konstantinovsky

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 124.95

    A revered instructor of the eremitic monks of Nitria, Sketis and Kellia, Evagrius Ponticus is a fascinating yet enigmatic figure in the history of fourth-century mystical thought. This historical and theological re-evaluation of the teaching of Evagrius brings to bear evidence from the Greek and Syriac Evagriana.Focusing on Evagrius' concept of... more...

  • Confessions of Saint Augustineby Augustine of Hippo

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    Confessions (Latin: Confessiones) is the name of an autobiographical work, consisting of 13 books, by St. Augustine of Hippo, written between AD 397 and AD 398. Modern English translations of it are sometimes published under the title The Confessions of St. Augustine in order to distinguish the book from other books with similar titles, such as Jean-Jacques... more...

  • The City of God (De Civitate Dei)by Augustine of Hippo

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    The City of God (Latin: De Civitate Dei, also known as De Civitate Dei contra Paganos, "The City of God against the Pagans") is a book written in Latin by Augustine of Hippo in the early 5th century, dealing with issues concerning God, martyrdom, Jews, and other Christian philosophies.Augustine wrote the treatise to explain Christianity's... more...

  • Stromata Buch I-VIby Ludwig Früchtel; Ursula Treu

    De Gruyter 1985; US$ 196.00

    Stromata Buch I-IV (Die Griechischen Christlichen Schriftsteller Der Ersten Jahr) more...

  • Die 50 geistlichen Homilien des Makariosby Makarios; Hermann Dörries; Erich Klostermann; Matthias Kroeger

    De Gruyter 1964; US$ 133.00

    Die 50 Geistlichen Homilien Des Makarios. more...