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  • 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...

  • Cassian's Conferencesby Dr Christopher J Kelly

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 109.95

    This book explores Cassian's use of scripture in the 'Conferences', especially its biblical models to convey his understanding of the desert ideal to the monastic communities of Gaul. This book demonstrates how the scriptures functioned as a dynamic force in the lives of Christian, emphasizes the importance of Cassian in the development... 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...

  • Biblical Quotations and Allusions in Second Temple Jewish Literatureby Armin Lange; Matthias Weigold

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 72.03

    Die jüdische Literatur aus der Zeit des Zweiten Tempels zeichnet sich durch extensiven Gebrauch autoritativer Schriften aus. Die Textfunde von Qumran haben dieses Charakteristikum antik-jüdischer Literatur besonders deutlich gemacht. Bislang war die Wissenschaft zur Identifikation solcher Zitate und Anspielungen auf die Textkenntnis der Forschenden... more...

  • Ethik und christliche Identität bei Gregor von Nyssaby Sandra Leuenberger-Wenger

    Mohr Siebeck 2008; US$ 76.28

    Hauptbeschreibung Sandra Leuenberger-Wenger untersucht die ethischen Reflexionen und Ratschläge Gregors von Nyssa, ihre unterschiedlichen Formen und ihre Bedeutung für die Vergewisserung christlicher Identität. Dabei zeigt sie, dass sich die Frage nach dem geglückten Leben in einer spezifisch christlichen Lebensweise mit wechselndem Adressatenkreis... more...

  • Schenute von Atripe: Contra Origenistasby Hans-Joachim Cristea

    Mohr Siebeck 2011; US$ 71.74

    Hauptbeschreibung Schenute von Atripe (gest. nach 451), der berühmte Archimandrit und bedeutendste Autor der koptischen Originalliteratur, verteidigt in diesem Traktat die orthodoxe Lehre gegen eine Vielzahl abweichender Strömungen, die von Origenes über Arius und verschiedene gnostische Lehren bis zu seinem Zeitgenossen Nestorius reichen und nach... more...

  • Patria Caelestisby Rade Kisic

    Mohr Siebeck 2011; US$ 67.19

    Hauptbeschreibung DieLehre des ersten Mönchs auf dem Papstthron, Gregors I., genannt der Große, übteeinen maßgeblichen Einfluss auf die Theologie des Mittelalters und besondersauf die mystische Tradition des Westens aus. Vor dem Hintergrund desZusammenbruchs der antiken Zivilisation am Ende des sechsten Jahrhundertsentwickelte Gregor eine in der... more...

  • Jesus Tradition in the Apostolic Fathersby Stephen E. Young

    Mohr Siebeck 2011; US$ 76.28

    Hauptbeschreibung Stephen E. Young reevaluates the tradition of Jesus' sayings in the Apostolic Fathers in light of the growing recognition of the impact of orality upon early Christianity. Based upon research into oral tradition done in the wake of the pioneering work of Milman Parry and Albert Lord, he advances the thesis that an oral-traditional... more...

  • Rhagius, Johannes (Forts.) - Stamler, Johannesby Franz Josef Worstbrock

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 119.00

    Deutscher Humanismus 1480-1520 : Verfasserlexikon more...

  • Evagrius Ponticusby Dr Julia Konstantinovsky

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 124.95

    A revered instructor of the eremitic monks of Nitria, Sketis and Kellia, Evagrius Ponticus is a fascinating yet enigmatic figure in the history of fourth-century mystical thought. This historical and theological re-evaluation of the teaching of Evagrius brings to bear evidence from the Greek and Syriac Evagriana.Focusing on Evagrius' concept of... more...