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Early Christian literature. Fathers of the Church, etc.

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  • 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...

  • Sermones selectiby Augustinus; Clemens Weidmann

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00

    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...