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Early Christian literature. Fathers of the Church, etc.

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  • Philosophie der Epochenschwelleby Peter Seele

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 168.00

    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... more...

  • Theurgisches Denkenby Wiebke-Marie Stock

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 168.00

    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... more...

  • Jerome's Hebrew Philologyby Michael Graves

    BRILL 2007; US$ 136.00

    Focusing on his training in classical literary studies and his extensive interaction with Jewish sources, this book describes the practice of Hebrew scholarship in St Jerome and the significance of Hebrew for his biblical exegesis. 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...

  • The Beginning of Christian Philosophyby Eric Osborn

    Cambridge University Press 1981; US$ 44.00

    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...

  • D.V. Coornhert (1522-1590); polemist en vredezoekerby D.V. Coornhert; Jaap Gruppelaar; Gerlof Verwey

    Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 44.90

    De betekenis van Dirck Volkertszoon Coornhert als humanist en politicus is in vergetelheid geraakt. Pas in de twintigste eeuw werd Coornhert herontdekt en is een gedeelte van zijn omvangrijke schriftelijke nalatenschap ontsloten. Deze bundel bouwt voort op die herontdekking. Een aantal onderzoekers op het gebied van de geschiedenis van cultuur, godsdienst,... 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$ 124.99

    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$ 189.99

    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...

  • Augustinus - Spuren und Spiegelungen seines Denkensby Norbert Fischer

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2009; US$ 34.35

    Seit Aurelius Augustinus (354-430), dem bedeutendsten Denker der Spätantike, ist die Rückbindung der Frage nach der Wahrheit an die Frage nach dem Ich, also an die Selbsterkenntnis, ein Grundthema der Philosophie; nach Platon, dem Begründer der abendländischen Philosophie, war Augustinus der zweite große Denker der Antike von bis heute prägender Kraft.... more...