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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Suche nach dem wahren Lebenby Aurelius Augustinus; Norbert Fischer

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2006; US$ 3.82

    Im zehnten Buch seiner Confessiones befaßt sich Augustinus mit der Frage der Selbsterkenntnis oder mit der "Suche nach dem wahren Leben". Obwohl er davon ausgeht, daß jeder Mensch sich selbst besser kennt, als andere ihn kennen, hält er dafür, daß diese Selbstsicherheit kein Garant sein kann für das Gelingen eines guten Lebens, das für ihn... 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...

  • Typologie spatio-temporelle de l'Ecclesia byzantineby Pascal Mueller-Jourdan

    BRILL 2005; US$ 121.00

    This study addresses the philosophical context of the Mystagogy of Maximus the Confessor. It examines how the Byzantine monk integrates Neoplatonist topics when exposing one of the most important feature of his religious conception of the physical world or cosmology. It provides many important new perspectives for reading the works of Maximus the Confessor,... more...

  • Was ist Zeit?by Aurelius Augustinus; Norbert Fischer; Norbert Fischer

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2009; US$ 14.31

    Das elfte Buch der "Confessiones" führt in die grundlegenden Schwierigkeiten der Frage nach dem Sein der Zeit ein und ist insofern immer noch von systematischem Interesse; es führt zugleich an einer zentralen Frage in das Denken Augustins ein. Augustinus (354-430) hat mit seiner Untersuchung der Frage, was Zeit ist ("quid est enim tempus?"),... more...

  • Wiley Blackwell Companion to Patristicsby Ken Parry

    Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00

    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...

  • Antiochene Theoria in the Writings of Theodore of Mopsuestia and Theodoret of Cyrusby Richard J. Perhai

    Fortress Press 2015; US$ 64.99

    Biblical scholars have often contrasted the exegesis of the early church fathers from Syrian Antioch against that of the school of Alexandria. The Antiochenes have often been described as strictly historical-literal exegetes in contrast to the allegorical exegesis of the Alexandrians. Patristic scholars now challenge those stereotypes, some even... more...

  • Apologia secunda 80,3 - Historia Arianorum 32,2by Athanasius Alexandrinus; Hans-Georg Opitz

    De Gruyter 1935; US$ 140.00

    Apologia Secunda 80,3 - Historia Arianorum 32,2. more...