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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 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...
- 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$ 108.82
Modern scholars have neglected some of the sermons of Augustine of Hippo (354-430 AD) because they considered them inauthentic. This volume argues in favor of the authenticity of more than ten of these sermons, and for the first time, presents them in a critical edition. In addition, several sermons previously known to be authentic are... more...