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Early Christian literature. Fathers of the Church, etc.

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  • They Who Give From Evilby Brenda Llewellyn Ihssen

    James Clarke & Co 2013; US$ 32.00

    The purpose of They Who Give from Evil is to consider the financial and salvific implications of usury on the community and the individual soul as it is addressed within the sermons of a selection of early Christian Greek authors, in the historical context of the fourth century Roman Empire. Although focusing on two Greek texts, St. Basil’s Homily... more...

  • Colin Gunton and the Failure of Augustineby Bradley G. Green

    James Clarke & Co 2012; US$ 33.00

    Bradley G. Greens close reading of Augustine challenges Colin Guntons argument that Augustine bequeathed to the West a theological tradition with serious deficiencies. According to Gunton, Augustines particular construal of the doctrine of God led to fundamental problems in the relationship between creation and redemption. However, Green persuasively... more...

  • The Histories of the Latin American Churchby Joel M. Cruz

    Fortress Press 2014; US$ 18.99

    With this brief, engaging, and helpful overview, Joel M. Cruz offers a resource that tells the story of Latin American Christianity in a new way, enabling students of all kinds to better understand its histories. Cruz’s text is divided into two parts. The first explores the history of the region, while the second explores the theology. The result... more...

  • Patristik und Resilienzby Clemens Sedmak; Malgorzata Bogaczyk-Vormayr

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 133.00

    Dieses Buch stellt eine einfache Frage: Was können wir aus den frühchristlichen Texten im Hinblick auf die moderne Resilienzforschung gewinnen? Resilienz bezeichnet die Widerstandskraft – die Kirchenväter sprachen in diesem Zusammenhang von der Kraft der Seele. Dieser Band versammelt 12 Beiträge, die eine interdisziplinäre Auseinandersetzung mit dem... more...

  • Antiochene Theoria in the Writings of Theodore of Mopsuestia and Theodoret of Cyrusby Richard J. Perhai

    Fortress Press 2015; US$ 64.99

    Biblical scholars have often contrasted the exegesis of the early church fathers from Syrian Antioch against that of the school of Alexandria. The Antiochenes have often been described as strictly historical-literal exegetes in contrast to the allegorical exegesis of the Alexandrians. Patristic scholars now challenge those stereotypes, some even... more...

  • Preaching Bondageby Chris L. de Wet

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 95.00

    Preaching Bondage introduces and investigates the novel concept of doulology, the discourse of slavery, in the homilies of John Chrysostom, the late fourth-century priest and bishop. Chris L. de Wet examines the dynamics of enslavement in Chrysostom’s theology, virtue ethics, and biblical interpretation and shows that human bondage as a metaphorical... more...

  • A Free Correctorby Joshua McNall

    Fortress Press 2015; US$ 43.99

    A Free Corrector evaluates Colin Gunton’s treatment of Augustine’s legacy on the Trinity and the doctrine of creation. Gunton claimed that Augustine’s work ultimately contributed to a host of problems for the Western tradition. Joshua McNall addresses this in conjunction with Gunton’s argument regarding Augustine’s “afterlife.” In the end,... more...

  • Sermones selectiby Augustinus; Clemens Weidmann

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    Einige Predigten des Augustinus von Hippo (354–430 n. Chr.) blieben in der modernen Forschung unbeachtet, weil sie als unecht galten. Im vorliegenden Band wird für die Authentizität mehr als zehn dieser Predigten argumentiert und ihr Text erstmals in einer kritischen Edition vorgelegt. Darüber hinaus werden unter Berücksichtigung bisher... more...

  • Ambroseby Boniface Ramsey

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 42.95

    St. Ambrose, Bishop of Milan from 374 to 397, was one of the most important figures of the fourth century Roman empire. This volume explores the enormous impact of Ambrose on Western civilization, and examines the complexity of his ideas and influence; as a poet, ascetic, mystic and politician. Ambrose combines an up-to-date account of his life... more...

  • Cyril of Alexandriaby Norman Russell

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 40.95

    As a ruler of the church of Alexander and president of the Third Ecumenical Council of 431, Cyril was one of the most powerful men of the fifth century. Not only did he define the concept of christological orthodoxy for the next two centuries, but he is also often regarded as an unscrupulous cleric who was responsible for the murder of the female philosopher... more...