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  • Augustine's Commentary on Galatiansby Eric Plumer

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 44.99

    Now available in English for the first time, Augustine's Commentary on Galatians is his only complete, formal commentary on any book of the Bible and offers unique insights into his understanding of Paul and of his own task as a biblical interpreter. Yet it is one of his least known works today - and this despite its importance in the past for... more...

  • Augustine's Conversionby Colin Starnes

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 39.95

    Colin Starnes teaches Patristics in the Classics Department at Dalhousie University in Halifax. In addition to publishing numerous articles on the transition from antiquity to the medieval period, he is the author of The New Republic: A Commentary on Book I of More's Utopia Showing Its Relation to Plato's Republic (WLU Press, 1990). more...

  • 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...

  • Reconsidering Eusebiusby Sabrina Inowlocki; Claudio Zamagni

    BRILL 2011; US$ 144.00

    Over the last decades, Eusebius has been the focus of a great deal of attention. New light has been shed both on his writings and on his personality, which has led to a welcome re-assessment of his significance. As a result, he is no longer perceived as a mere compiler but as a powerful author who largely contributed to the construction of the orthodox... more...

  • Commentary on Matthew (Commentary on the New Testament Book #1)by Robert H. Gundry

    Baker Publishing Group 2011; US$ 5.99

    Delve Deeper into God's Word In this verse-by-verse commentary, Robert Gundry offers a fresh, literal translation and a reliable exposition of Scripture for today's readers. The Gospel of Matthew highlights Jesus' messiahship and divine sonship. Matthew defines faithfulness in terms of Christian behavior and verbal testimony and warns against unfaithfulness... more...

  • Pseudoklementinische Homilienby Jürgen Wehnert

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010; US$ 63.52

    Der weithin bekannte erste christliche Roman verdankt seinen Namen der historischen Gestalt des Klemens, dem bedeutenden römischen Bischof am Ende des 1. Jahrhunderts. Dieser Klemens ist die fiktive Erzählerfigur des in mehreren Stufen seit dem ausgehenden 2. Jahrhundert entstandenen griechischen Prosawerks, dessen Handlung um 40 n. Chr. spielt. Die... more...

  • Mit Wüstenvätern und Wüstenmüttern im Gesprächby Günther Schulz; Jürgen Ziemer

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010; US$ 40.83

    »Was soll ich mit meiner Seele tun?« fragt ein verzweifelt Suchender in der ägyptischen Wüste. Die Frage passt auch in die Gegenwart des 21. Jh. In einer Welt, die bis in die Lebensbereiche der Einzelnen hinein von technischer Rationalität und ökonomischem Effizienzdenken geprägt ist, wächst die Sehnsucht nach geistiger Vertiefung und spiritueller... more...