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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 224.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Trinity and Manby Giulio 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...

  • Theodor von Mopsuestia, De incarnationeby Till Jansen

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00

    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 of the text?s... more...

  • Evagrius and Gregoryby Kevin Corrigan

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 124.95

    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), Basil the Great. Yet they are major figures in the development of Christian thoughts in late antiquity and their works express a unique combination of desert and urban... more...