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Early Christian literature. Fathers of the Church, etc.

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  • Guardians of Lettersby Kim Haines-Eitzen

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 109.99

    Who were the scribes who copied early Christian literature during the second and third centuries? What roles did they play in the dissemination of these writings? To answer these questions, this study uses evidence from early Christian literature and the earliest Christian papyri - including their physical features and textual characteristics. more...

  • Philosophie der Epochenschwelleby Peter Seele

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 147.00

    What had to happen so that the Middle Ages could come to pass? This book traces the transition from antiquity to the medieval period through the spiritual development of Augustine. The philosopher and rhetorician?s change to priest, bishop, and, finally, church father gives a face and vivid story of lived philosophy to the decline of roman antiquity. more...

  • Theurgisches Denkenby Wiebke-Marie Stock

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 147.00

    In the rich reception history of Dionysius Areopagita(approx. 500 AD), the writing On the Ecclesiastical Hierarchy is the only text that has not been given philosophical attention. The present study examines this text as a work in which central concepts of the neo-Platonic tradition in the Christian transformation are further developed in a creative... more...

  • Getting to Know the Church Fathersby Bryan M. Litfin

    Baker Publishing Group 2007; US$ 24.99

    A clearly written, accessible introduction to ten church fathers who shaped the way we worship and read the Bible today. more...

  • Aufforderung zum Martyriumby Maria-Barbara von Stritzky

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 105.00

    During the persecution of the Christians under Emperor Maximinus Thrax in 235, Origen directed an urgent call to his friends Ambrosius and Protoctetus to hold fast to the Christian faith. The work provides an example of the literary genre of appeals directed to a wider audience beyond the direct addressees; in the text, Origen takes statements from... more...

  • The Beginning of Christian Philosophyby Eric Osborn

    Cambridge University Press 1981; US$ 40.00

    The problems which Christians faced in the second-century world, with its variety of religious beliefs, have a close relation to those which confront them today. more...

  • The End of the Lawby Jason C. Meyer

    B&H Publishing Group 2009; US$ 19.99

    A study of Paul’s theology in the Bible, focusing on his view of the old covenant God made with Israel and the new covenant Jesus announced at the Last Supper. more...

  • Augustine's Text of Johnby Hugh Houghton

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 109.99

    What sort of Bible did Augustine have? How did he quote from it - and was he accurate? Do Augustine's biblical citations transmit readings not found in any surviving manuscripts? This book is part of a major project on the Old Latin versions of the Gospel according to John, and uses Augustine as a test-case to examine the importance of the evidence... more...

  • The Macarian Legacyby Marcus Plested

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 169.99

    The Macarian writings are among the most important and influential works of the early Christian ascetic and mystical tradition. This book offers an introduction to the work of Macarius-Symeon (commonly referred to as Pseudo-Macarius), outlining the lineaments of his teaching and the historical context of his works. The book goes on to examine and re-evaluate... more...

  • Subversive Kingdomby Ed Stetzer

    B&H Publishing Group 2012; US$ 14.99

    Noted missiologist/church researcher Ed Stetzer offers an accessible treatment of the doctrine of the kingdom of God, inviting readers to actively explore, advance, and live in this “subversive kingdom” today. more...