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- 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. Basils Homily... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 108.56
The Corpus Scriptorum Ecclesiasticorum Latinorum (CSEL) is an academic series that publishes critical editions of Latin works by late-antique Christian authors from the time of the late 2nd century until the beginning of the 7th century. The editions are prepared in cooperation with internationally renowned experts according to modern... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 40.95
In the first book to be devoted exclusively to Severus, well-known author in the field, Pauline Allen, focuses on a fascinating figure who is seen simultaneously as both a saint and a heretic. Part of our popular Early Church Fathers series, this volume translates a key selection of Severus' writings which survived in many other languages. Shedding... more...