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Early Christian literature. Fathers of the Church, etc.

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  • Maximus the Confessorby Andrew Louth

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 41.95

    This book introduces the reader to the times and upheavals during which Maximus lived. It makes available a selection of Maximus' theological treaties, many of them translated for the first time. more...

  • Pseudo-Dionysiusby Paul Rorem

    Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 124.99

    An examination of the pseudo-Dionysian writings, named after the author of a body of early Christian texts, which offered a synthesis of Christian dogma and Neoplatonic thought. This study explores their profound influence on medieval theology. more...

  • Eusebius von Cäsarea als Häreseographby Meike Willing

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 210.00

    In his History of the Church, Eusebius of Caesarea (? approx. 340) presents the first comprehensive history of Christianity from its beginnings. In it, he devotes a great deal of attention to the subject of heresy. Which heresies did Eusebius know? How does he sketch them? Which ones does he suppress? The study affords an insight into Eusebius' methodology... more...

  • Rendering unto Caesarby Anthony Gill

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 30.00

    Nowhere has the relationship between state and church been more volatile in recent decades than in Latin America. Anthony Gill's controversial book not only explains why Catholic leaders in some countries came to oppose dictatorial rule but, equally important, why many did not. Using historical and statistical evidence from twelve countries, Gill... more...

  • Evagrius of Pontusby Robert E. Sinkewicz

    Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 59.99

    Evagrius of Pontus (c.345-399) was one of the most prominent and influential figures among the monks of the desert settlements in Lower Egypt. This is a complete English translation of his writings. - ;Evagrius of Pontus (c.345-399) was one of the most prominent figures among the monks of the desert settlements of Nitria, Sketis, and Kellia in Lower... more...

  • Augustine and the Disciplinesby Karla Pollmann; Mark Vessey

    Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 44.99

    Augustine and the Disciplines takes its cue from Augustine's theory of the liberal arts to explore the larger question of how the Bible became the focus of medieval culture in the West. Augustine himself became increasingly aware that an ambivalent attitude towards knowledge and learning was inherent in Christianity. By facing the intellectual... more...

  • The Asketikon of St Basil the Greatby Anna M. Silvas

    Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 224.99

    The Asketikon of St Basil the Great comprises a new English translation and studies which re-examine the emergence of monasticism in Asia Minor. Rufinus' translation of an earlier edition is compared with the Greek text of the longer edition, as a means of tracing the development of ideas. Silvas concludes that the antecedents of the monastic community... more...

  • Jerome of Stridonby Andrew Cain; Josef Lössl

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 119.95

    Jerome of Stridon (c.346-420) is arguably the greatest polymath in Latin Christian antiquity; this is the most comprehensive and up to date volume on his life and work available in English today. Familiar debates are re-opened, hitherto uncharted terrain is explored, and problems old and new are posed and solved with the use of innovative methodologies.... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 196.00

    An introduction to the text volume of the first critical edition of the Greek monastic novel The Life of Barlaam and Josaphat , available since the end of 2006. It deals with the question of the authorship ? which can now be regarded as resolved ? the sources of the text and its influence, the contents, the history of the manuscript together with the... more...

  • Gregory of Nyssa, Contra Eunomium IIby Lenka Karfikova; Thomas Bohm; Scot Douglass; Johannes Zachhuber

    BRILL 2007; US$ 223.00

    Contains the contributions presented during the 10th International Colloquium on Gregory of Nyssa, held in Olomouc, the Czech Republic, on September 15-18, 2004. This volume offers an English translation of the "Second Book Against Eunomius" by Gregory of Nyssa and a series of papers providing introduction and commentary on the text. more...