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Early Christian literature. Fathers of the Church, etc.

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  • Augustine's Confessionsby William E. Mann

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 38.99

    Unique in all of literature, the Confessions combines frank and profound psychological insight into Augustine's formative years along with sophisticated and beguiling reflections on some of the most important issues in philosophy and theology. The essays contained in this volume, by some of the most distinguished recent and contemporary thinkers in... more...

  • Über die Seeleby Willy Theiler

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 84.00

    Die Schrift Peri psychês (De anima) besteht aus drei Büchern, es werden Aspekte der Erkenntnistheorie, der Philosophie des Geistes und der Handlungstheorie thematisiert. Schon das erste Buch kennzeichnet die Schrift als eine naturwissenschaftliche, indem sie von den Meinungen, Positionen und Argumente der Früheren fast nur die der Physiker... more...

  • Augustine and World Religionsby Brian Brown; John A. Doody; Kim Paffenroth; Michael Barnes; Francis X. SJ Clooney; Olivier Dufault; Paula Fredriksen; Franklin T. Harkins; Paul J. Lachance; Leo Lefebure; Reid Locklin; C C. Pecknold; Aaron Stalnaker

    Lexington Books 2008; US$ 41.99

    Despite Augustine's reputation as the father of Christian intolerance, one finds in his thought the surprising claim that within non-Christian writings there are 'some truths in regard even to the worship of the One God.' The essays here uncover provocative points of comparison and similarity between Christianity and other religions to further such... more...

  • Irenaeus on the Christian Faithby James R. Payton Jr

    James Clarke & Co 2012; US$ 33.00

    Irenaeus of Lyons (c. 130-202) is heralded as one of the greatest theologians of the post-apostolic church. The spiritual grandson of the apostle John, for his instructor in the faith was himself taught by the apostle, his writing stresses the importance of apostolic teaching and faithfully handing on the apostolic tradition. Irenaeuss magnum opus... more...

  • 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...

  • 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 US$ 76.00

    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...