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

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 238.00

    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$ 196.00

    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 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 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...

  • The Writings of Justin Martyrby Justin Martyr; Karen O. Bullock

    B&H Publishing Group 1999; US$ 5.95

    A volume comparable in style to Cliff's Notes, here highlighting the key points from the writings of Justin Martyr. more...

  • Augustine's City of Godby Dana Gould; Terry L. Miethe

    B&H Publishing Group 1999; US$ 5.95

    A volume comparable in style to Cliff's Notes, here highlighting the key points from Augustine's City of God. more...

  • Aufforderung zum Martyriumby Maria-Barbara von Stritzky

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 112.00

    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...