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Early Christian literature. Fathers of the Church, etc.

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  • Gregory of Nazianzusby Brian Daley

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95

    This book brings together a new, original survey of the significance of Gregory's life and work with translations of eight beautiful and profound orations. Gregory of Nazianzus portrays a vivid picture of a fascinating character of vital importance who deserves to be regarded as the first true Christian humanist. The eight orations, each representing... more...

  • Gregory the Greatby John Moorhead

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 38.95

    Gregory's life culminated in his holding the office of pope (590 - 604). He is generally regarded as one of the outstanding figures in the long line of popes, and by the late ninth century had come to be known as 'the Great'. Along with Ambrose, Jerome and Augustine, he played a critical role in the history of his time, while during the middle ages... more...

  • Augustine and his Criticsby Robert Dodaro; George Lawless

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 45.95

    Augustine of Hippo (AD 354-430) is arguably the most controversial Christian thinker in history. His positions on philosophical and theological concerns have been the subjects of intense scrutiny and criticism from his lifetime to the present. Augustine and his Critics gathers twelve specialists' responses to modern criticisms of his thought, covering:... more...

  • Jerusalem, Alexandria, Romeby F. Garcia Martinez; Luttikhuizen; Gerard P. Luttikhuizen

    BRILL 2003; US$ 206.00

    This journal supplement features scholarly articles on many aspects of Judaism, mostly from the Persian period through late Antiquity. In this collection of 23 contributions in honor of Hilhorst's 65th birthday retirement as a classical scholar from the U. of Groningen, the Netherlands, the editors (at the same campus) introduce his interests in ph more...

  • The Mysticism of Saint Augustineby John Peter Kenney

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 45.95

    Augustine's vision at Ostia is one of the most influential accounts of mystical experience in the Western tradition, and a subject of persistent interest to Christians, philosophers and historians. This book explores Augustine's account of his experience as set down in the Confessions and considers his mysticism in relation to his classical Platonist... more...

  • Augustine and Postmodernismby John D. Caputo; Michael J. Scanlon

    Indiana University Press 2005; US$ 19.95

    At the heart of the current surge of interest in religion among contemporary Continental philosophers stands Augustine's Confessions. With Derrida's Circumfession constantly in the background, this volume takes up the provocative readings of Augustine by Heidegger, Lyotard, Arendt, and Ricoeur. Derrida... more...

  • Evagrius Ponticusby Augustine Casiday

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 41.95

    Presenting many texts available for the very first time, this new volume in the successful Early Church Fathers series showcases full translations of Evagrius' letters, notes on various books of the bible, his treatises and his 'chapters'. Augustine Casiday's material is both accurate and refreshingly approachable, and the work is prefaced by... more...

  • The Saint's Saintsby Weingarten Susan

    BRILL 2005; US$ 139.00

    This is the first full-length study of Jerome?s saints? Lives. It analyses the way he combines classical, Christian and Jewish literary sources with his actual experience of the geography of late antique Palestine to re-write the biblical Holy Land as a new and Christian world. more...

  • Christ and the Just Society in the Thought of Augustineby Robert Dodaro

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    A new account of Augustine's political thought and ethics in relation to his theology. more...

  • Historia animae utilis de Barlaam et Ioasaph (spuria) IIby Robert Volk

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 252.00

    A long occidental tradition has regarded the Greek monastic romance Barlaam and Josaphat as the work of John Damascene, and the first critical edition of the work appears now in the corpus of his writings.  In actual fact - as became apparent during the editing - it is a work from the late 10th century, and the author is almost certainly... more...