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Early Christian literature. Fathers of the Church, etc.

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  • Eusebius von Cäsarea als Häreseographby Meike Willing

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 266.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Jerome of Stridonby Dr Josef Lössl; Prof Dr Andrew Cain

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    This book assembles eighteen studies by internationally renowned scholars that epitomize the latest and best advances in research on the greatest polymath in Latin Christian antiquity, Jerome of Stridon (c.346?420) traditionally known as "Saint Jerome." It is divided into three sections which explore topics such as the underlying motivations behind... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 252.00

    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... more...

  • Trinity and Manby G. Maspero

    BRILL 2007; US$ 136.00

    Why is it that when we speak of three human subjects, we speak of a unique nature, but we say that they are "three men," while when we speak of the Trinity, we speak again of a unique nature, but we say that they are "one God"? Gregory of Nyssa gives the answer in his "Ad Ablabium," work that lately is the focus of a discussion... more...

  • Gregory of Nyssa : The Lettersby Anna M. Silvas

    BRILL 2006; US$ 182.00

    This book presents 37 letters of Gregory of Nyssa (c. 335-379) translated into English and equipped with scholarly notes. It includes a biography, testimonia from Basil and Gregory Nazianzen, 30 letters established by G. Pasquali and seven additional letters reassigned to Gregory. more...

  • Theodor von Mopsuestia, De incarnationeby Till Jansen

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 210.00

    De incarnatione by Theodore of Mopsuestia (350?428), written at the beginning of the Christological controversies, was repeatedly at the centre of debate until Theodore?s condemnation in 553. This study on the transmission of the surviving fragments of this work offers insights into the course the controversies and clarifies the question... more...

  • Evagrius and Gregoryby Professor Kevin Corrigan; Dr Lewis Ayres; Professor Patricia Cox Miller; Dr Mark Edwards; Professor Christoph Riedweg

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Evagrius of Pontus and Gregory of Nyssa have either been overlooked by philosophers and theologians in modern times, or overshadowed by their prominent friend and brother (respectively), Gregory Nazianzus and Basil the Great. Yet they are major figures in the development of Christian thought in late antiquity and their works express a unique combination... more...

  • Confessions of Saint Augustineby Augustine of Hippo

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    Confessions (Latin: Confessiones) is the name of an autobiographical work, consisting of 13 books, by St. Augustine of Hippo, written between AD 397 and AD 398. Modern English translations of it are sometimes published under the title The Confessions of St. Augustine in order to distinguish the book from other books with similar titles, such as Jean-Jacques... more...

  • The City of God (De Civitate Dei)by Augustine of Hippo

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    The City of God (Latin: De Civitate Dei, also known as De Civitate Dei contra Paganos, "The City of God against the Pagans") is a book written in Latin by Augustine of Hippo in the early 5th century, dealing with issues concerning God, martyrdom, Jews, and other Christian philosophies.Augustine wrote the treatise to explain Christianity's... more...