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Early Christian literature. Fathers of the Church, etc.

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  • Sermones selectiby Augustinus; Clemens Weidmann

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.27

    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...

  • Ambroseby Boniface Ramsey

    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...

  • Cyril of Alexandriaby Norman Russell

    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...

  • Severus of Antiochby Pauline Allen; C.T.R Hayward

    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...

  • Tertullianby Geoffrey D. Dunn

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 40.95

    This book is the first accessible introduction in English to Tertullian's works, providing translations of Adversus Iudaeos ( Against the Jews ), Scorpiace ( Antidote for the Scorpion's Sting ) and De Verginibus Velandis ( On the Veiling of Virgins ). Tertullian (c. AD 160 - 225) was one of the first theologians of the Western Church and ranks among... more...

  • Gregory of Nazianzusby Brian Daley

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95

    This book brings together a new, original survey of the significance of Gregory's life and work with translations of eight beautiful and profound orations. Gregory of Nazianzus portrays a vivid picture of a fascinating character of vital importance who deserves to be regarded as the first true Christian humanist. The eight orations, each representing... more...

  • Gregory the Greatby John Moorhead

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 38.95

    Gregory's life culminated in his holding the office of pope (590 - 604). He is generally regarded as one of the outstanding figures in the long line of popes, and by the late ninth century had come to be known as 'the Great'. Along with Ambrose, Jerome and Augustine, he played a critical role in the history of his time, while during the middle ages... more...

  • Augustine and his Criticsby Robert Dodaro; George Lawless

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 45.95

    Augustine of Hippo (AD 354-430) is arguably the most controversial Christian thinker in history. His positions on philosophical and theological concerns have been the subjects of intense scrutiny and criticism from his lifetime to the present. Augustine and his Critics gathers twelve specialists' responses to modern criticisms of his thought, covering:... more...

  • The Mysticism of Saint Augustineby John Peter Kenney

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 45.95

    Augustine's vision at Ostia is one of the most influential accounts of mystical experience in the Western tradition, and a subject of persistent interest to Christians, philosophers and historians. This book explores Augustine's account of his experience as set down in the Confessions and considers his mysticism in relation to his classical Platonist... more...

  • Jerusalem, Alexandria, Romeby F. Garcia Martinez; Luttikhuizen; Gerard P. Luttikhuizen

    BRILL 2003; US$ 206.00

    This journal supplement features scholarly articles on many aspects of Judaism, mostly from the Persian period through late Antiquity. In this collection of 23 contributions in honor of Hilhorst's 65th birthday retirement as a classical scholar from the U. of Groningen, the Netherlands, the editors (at the same campus) introduce his interests in ph more...