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Early Christian literature. Fathers of the Church, etc.

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  • Edition und Erforschung lateinischer patristischer Texteby Victoria Zimmerl-Panagl; Lukas Dorfbauer; Clemens Weidmann

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    Dieser Sammelband umfasst Ergebnisse aktuellster Forschung zur spätantiken patristischen Literatur, von Fragen zur Methodik des Edierens über interpretatorische Ansätze bis zur Präsentation eines unedierten, verloren geglaubten spätantiken Traktats. Die Beiträge beschäftigen sich u.a. mit Tertullian, Fortunatian von Aquileia, Ambrosius, Prudentius,... 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... 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... more...

  • On Earth as It Is in Heavenby Virginia Garrard-Burnett

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 29.99

    Professors now have an important source to turn to when assigning readings for courses on Modern Latin America. 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...

  • 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...

  • Eusebius von Cäsarea als Häreseographby Meike Willing

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 238.00

    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'... more...