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Early Christian literature. Fathers of the Church, etc.

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  • Orationenby Stock Alexander

    Verlag Friedrich Pustet 2014; US$ 10.43

    Der liturgische Kalender kennt nicht nur grüne Sonntage, sondern auch violette, weiße, rote. Nach seiner vielbeachteten Auslegung der Tagesgebete im Jahreskreis wendet sich der Autor in diesem Band den Festen und Festzeiten zu. Es geht um die Orationen der Advents- und Weihnachtszeit, der Fastenzeit, der Karwoche und Osterzeit, endend mit Pfingsten... more...

  • Kollektiv-solidarische Zivilcourage: Judenretter im Nationalsozialismusby Anja-Isabelle Klützke

    Tectum Verlag 2013; US$ 25.80

    Die Frage nach Zivilcourage ist aktueller denn je. Im öffentlichen Fokus stehen derzeit Rechtsextremismus, Fremdenfeindlichkeit und die Gewaltbereitschaft von Jugendlichen. Nicht nur Einzelpersonen können Zivilcourage zeigen, sondern auch größere Gruppen können sich solidarisieren und gemeinsam couragiert handeln. Anja-Isabelle Klützke untersucht das... more...

  • Geschlechterbilder in der Katholischen Erwachsenenbildungby Stefanie Rieger-Goertz

    W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2008; US$ 36.03

    Wie werden frauen- und männerspezifische Themen und Fragen zum Gendermainstreaming in der Katholischen Erwachsenenbildung bearbeitet? Die Dissertation analysiert auf mehreren Ebenen die organisationelle und konzeptionelle Verschränkung zwischen Kirche und Erwachsenenbildung unter dem Genderaspekt. Sie stellt den kontroversen Diskurs zur Kategorie Geschlecht... 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...

  • St. Augustine's Confessionsby Stacy Magedanz

    John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2004; US$ 5.99

    The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also features glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. CliffsNotes on St. Augustine’s Confessions takes you on a story... more...

  • The Confessionsby St. Augustine

    Random House Publishing Group 2000; US$ 12.95

    'The reader who has never met Augustine before ought to go first of all to the Confessions,' reflected the Trappist monk and scholar Thomas Merton. 'Augustine lived the theology that he wrote. . . . He experienced the reality of Christ living in his own soul.' Saint Augustine, the celebrated theologian who served as Bishop of Hippo from A.D. 396 until... more...

  • Maximus the Confessorby Andrew Louth

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 41.95

    St Maximus the Confessor, the greatest of Byzantine theologians, lived through the most catastrophic period the Byzantine Empire was to experience before the Crusades. This book introduces the reader to the times and upheavals during which Maximus lived. It discusses his cosmic vision of humanity and the role of the church. The study makes available... more...

  • Encounters with Hellenismby C. Breytenbach; L.L. Welborn

    BRILL 2004; US$ 129.00

    Containing reprints of two classical studies by A. von Harnack and W. Jaeger, this volume deals with the encounter of early Christianity with Hellenistic culture, particularly with the question of ancient rhetorical influence on the First Letter of Clement. 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...

  • 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...