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Early Christian literature. Fathers of the Church, etc.

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  • The Brill Dictionary of Gregory of Nyssaby Lucas Francisco Mateo-Seco; Giulio Maspero

    BRILL 2009; US$ 256.00

    The Brill Dictionary of Gregory of Nyssa is the fruit of wide-ranging collaboration between more than forty scholars from various disciplines and perspectives, providing in two hundred articles a symphonic vision of the studies on Gregory of Nyssa and his thought. more...

  • Biblical Argument in Manichaean Missionary Practiceby Jacob Albert van den Berg

    BRILL 2009; US$ 147.00

    This book offers a reconstruction and analysis in context of the Disputationes, a treatise of Mani?s missionary Adimantus. In it, Adimantus, like Marcion, placed parts of the Old and New Testament opposite each other. more...

  • Clement of Alexandria and the Beginnings of Christian Apophaticismby Henny Fiska Hägg

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 109.99

    Can humans know God? Can created beings approach the Uncreated? The concept of God and questions about our ability to know him are central to this book. Eastern Orthodox theology distinguishes between knowing God as he is (his divine essence) and as he presents himself (through his energies), and thus it both negates and affirms the basic question:... more...

  • Augustine's Commentary on Galatiansby Eric Plumer

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 44.99

    Now available in English for the first time, Augustine's Commentary on Galatians is his only complete, formal commentary on any book of the Bible and offers unique insights into his understanding of Paul and of his own task as a biblical interpreter. Yet it is one of his least known works today - and this despite its importance in the past for... more...

  • Augustineby Joanne McWilliam; Timothy Barnes; Michael Fahey; Peter Slater

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 48.95

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  • Augustine's Conversionby Colin Starnes

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 39.95

    Colin Starnes teaches Patristics in the Classics Department at Dalhousie University in Halifax. In addition to publishing numerous articles on the transition from antiquity to the medieval period, he is the author of The New Republic: A Commentary on Book I of More's Utopia Showing Its Relation to Plato's Republic (WLU Press, 1990). more...

  • Gregory of Nyssa, Ancient and (Post)modernby Morwenna Ludlow

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 149.99

    The fourth-century Christian thinker, Gregory of Nyssa, has been the subject of a huge variety of interpretations over the past fifty years, from historians, theologians, philosophers, and others. In this highly original study, Morwenna Ludlow analyses these recent readings of Gregory of Nyssa and asks: What do they reveal about modern and postmodern... more...

  • The Irrational Augustineby Catherine Conybeare

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 109.99

    The Irrational Augustine takes the notion of St Augustine as rigid and dogmatic Father of the Church and turns it on its head. Catherine Conybeare reads Augustine's earliest works to discover the anti-dogmatic Augustine, who values changeability and human interconnectedness and deplores social exclusion. The novelty of her book lies in taking seriously... more...

  • The Eusebiansby David M. Gwynn

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 97.99

    A historical and theological re-evaluation of the polemical writings of Athanasius of Alexandria (bishop 328-73), who would become known to later Christian generations as a saint and a champion of orthodoxy, and as the defender of the original Nicene Creed of 325 against the `Arian heresy'. For much of his own lifetime, however, Athanasius was... more...

  • The Appropriation of Divine Life in Cyril of Alexandriaby Daniel A. Keating

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 149.99

    Daniel A. Keating presents a comprehensive account of sanctification and divinization in Cyril. By establishing the importance of pneumatology in Cyril's narrative of salvation and by showing the requirement for an ethical aspect of divinization grounded in the example of Christ himself, this study brings a corrective to certain readings of Cyril... more...