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Early Christian literature. Fathers of the Church, etc.

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  • Primitive Revolutionby Jason Dormady

    University of New Mexico Press 2011; US$ 29.95

    In this intriguing study, Jason Dormady examines the ways members of Mexico's urban and rural poor used religious community to mediate between themselves and the state through the practice of religious primitivism, the belief that they were restoring more...

  • Islam in Europeby Jack Goody

    Wiley 2013; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.62

    This vigorously argued book reveals the central role that Islam has played in European history. Following the movement of people, culture and religion from East to West, Goody breaks down the perceived opposition between Islam and Europe, showing Islam to be a part of Europe's past and present. In an historical analysis of religious warfare and forced... more...

  • Menschliche Willensfreiheit und göttliche Vorsehung bei Augustinus, Proklos, Apuleius und John Miltonby Friedemann Drews

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 391.00

    Das Buch behandelt das Thema Willensfreiheit und Vorsehung aus Sicht vier verschiedener Autoren. Zunächst werden die philosophischen, nicht vom Kriterium des Bewusstseins abhängigen Willenskonzeptionen des Kirchenvaters Augustinus sowie des Neuplatonikers Proklos erörtert. Mittels erkenntniskritischer Analysen zeigen beide eine Wirklichkeit... more...

  • Augustinus, De civitate deiby Christoph Horn

    De Gruyter 1997; US$ 28.99

    In this series the most important works in the history of philosophy are discussed with cooperative commentary from internationally renowned philosophers. Each volume contains 12 to 15 essays, and follows the organizational structure of the discussed philosophical work. Essential reading for students and academics alike, the series elucidates... more...

  • On Earth as It Is in Heavenby Virginia Garrard-Burnett

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 34.00

    Latin America has long been strongly identified with the Roman Catholic Church. Yet the face of religion is changing in the region, as is evidenced by new landmarks that now appear on the social and geographic landscape. To date, most books on major religions in Latin America are specific to one religion only, and do not offer a comparative analysis.... more...

  • Edition und Erforschung lateinischer patristischer Texteby Victoria Zimmerl-Panagl; Lukas Dorfbauer; Clemens Weidmann

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    Dieser Sammelband umfasst Ergebnisse aktuellster Forschung zur spätantiken patristischen Literatur, von Fragen zur Methodik des Edierens über interpretatorische Ansätze bis zur Präsentation eines unedierten, verloren geglaubten spätantiken Traktats. Die Beiträge beschäftigen sich u.a. mit Tertullian, Fortunatian von Aquileia, Ambrosius, Prudentius,... more...

  • Negating Negationby Timothy D. Knepper

    James Clarke & Co 2014; US$ 26.00

    Negating Negation' critically examines key concepts in the corpus of Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite: divine names and perceptible symbols; removal and negation; hierarchy and hierurgy; ineffability and incomprehensibility. In each case it argues that the Dionysian corpus does not negate all things of an absolutely ineffable God; rather, it negates... more...

  • The Grotesque Body in Early Christian Discourseby Istvan Czachesz

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Early Christian apocryphal and conical documents present us with grotesque images of the human body, often combining the playful and humorous with the repulsive, and fearful. First to third century Christian literature was shaped by the discourse around and imagery of the human body. This study analyses how the iconography of bodily cruelty and visceral... more...

  • Wiley Blackwell Companion to Patristicsby Ken Parry

    Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00 US$ 169.00

    This comprehensive volume brings together a team of distinguished scholars to create a wide-ranging introduction to patristic authors and their contributions to not only theology and spirituality, but to philosophy, ecclesiology, linguistics, hagiography, liturgics, homiletics, iconology, and other fields. Challenges accepted definitions of patristics... more...

  • The Interior Mountainby Simon Peter Iredale

    Abingdon Press 2002; US$ 7.50

    Designed for group or individual use, this book on Christian spirituality is based on the wise sayings of the Desert Saints of the third and fourth centuries. Each of the chapters begins with a short collection of sayings organized around a particular theme (prayer, temptation, charity, self-control, endurance, simplicity, silence, and solitude). more...