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- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 106.19
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...
- University of California Press 2015; US$ 95.00
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...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00 US$ 169.00
This comprehensive volume brings together a team of distinguished scholars to create a wide-ranging introduction to patristic authors and their contributions to not only theology and spirituality, but to philosophy, ecclesiology, linguistics, hagiography, liturgics, homiletics, iconology, and other fields. Challenges accepted definitions of patristics... 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...
- 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...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 49.99
This volume examines some of the most contentious social justice issues present in the corpus of Augustine's writings. Whether one is concerned with human trafficking and the contemporary slave trade, the global economy, or endless wars, these essays further the conversation on social justice as informed by the writings of Augustine of Hippo. more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 275.18
Friedrich Schleiermacher (1768?1834) had an extraordinary impact on the thinking of his time, and he reached his contemporaries in many ways through his sermons. The 5th volume of section III of the Complete Critical Edition includes sermons for 112 dates from the years 1816?1819. Among these sermons, 93 have never been previously published.... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
Early Christian apocryphal and conical documents present us with grotesque images of the human body, often combining the playful and humorous with the repulsive, and fearful. First to third century Christian literature was shaped by the discourse around and imagery of the human body. This study analyses how the iconography of bodily cruelty and visceral... more...
- James Clarke & Co 2014; US$ 26.00
Negating Negation' critically examines key concepts in the corpus of Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite: divine names and perceptible symbols; removal and negation; hierarchy and hierurgy; ineffability and incomprehensibility. In each case it argues that the Dionysian corpus does not negate all things of an absolutely ineffable God; rather, it negates... more...