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Early Christian literature. Fathers of the Church, etc.

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  • 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...

  • Re-thinking Dionysius the Areopagiteby Sarah Coakley; Charles M. Stang

    Wiley 2011; US$ 34.95

    Dionysius the Areopagite, the early sixth-century Christian writer, bridged Christianity and neo-Platonist philosophy. Bringing together a team of international scholars, this volume surveys how Dionysius’s thought and work has been interpreted, in both East and West, up to the present day. One of the first volumes in English to survey the reception... more...

  • Cassian's Conferencesby Christopher Kelly

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 99.95

    This book explores Cassian's use of scripture in the 'Conferences', especially its biblical models to convey his understanding of the desert ideal to the monastic communities of Gaul. This book demonstrates how the scriptures functioned as a dynamic force in the lives of Christian, emphasizes the importance of Cassian in the development... more...

  • Rhagius, Johannes (Forts.) - Stamler, Johannesby

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 119.00

    Deutscher Humanismus 1480-1520 : Verfasserlexikon more...

  • Evagrius Ponticusby Julia Konstantinovsky

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 119.95

    A revered instructor of the eremitic monks of Nitria, Sketis and Kellia, Evagrius Ponticus is a fascinating yet enigmatic figure in the history of fourth-century mystical thought. This historical and theological re-evaluation of the teaching of Evagrius brings to bear evidence from the Greek and Syriac Evagriana.Focusing on Evagrius' concept of... more...

  • Panarion haer. 34-64by Jürgen Dummer

    De Gruyter 1980; US$ 196.00

    Panarion Haer. 34 - 64 (Die Griechischen Christlichen Schriftsteller Der Ersten Jahr) more...

  • Stromata Buch I-VIby Ludwig Früchtel; Ursula Treu

    De Gruyter 1985; US$ 196.00

    Stromata Buch I-IV (Die Griechischen Christlichen Schriftsteller Der Ersten Jahr) more...