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  • Argula von Grumbachby Peter Matheson

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 38.17

    Argula von Grumbach, geb. von Stauff, war die erste Reformatorin in Europa, ihrer Zeit weit voraus. Sie wuchs in einem intellektuell offenen, hochadeligen Haushalt auf. Ihre ?Universität? war der Münchener Hof. Als Mutter von vier Kindern sah sie entsetzt zu, als 1523 der Student Arsacius Seehofer von den Ingolstädter Theologen gezwungen wurde, seinen... more...

  • Philostorge et l'historiographie de l'Antiquité tardive / Philostorg im Kontext der spätantiken Geschichtsschreibungby Doris Meyer; Bruno Bleckmann; Alain Chauvot; Jean-Marc Prieur

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2012; US$ 55.54

    <P>Die <EM>Ekklesiastike historia</EM> des heterodoxen Historikers Philostorg (um 430 n. Chr.) bietet wertvolle Einblicke in die Kirchen- und Profangeschichte des 4. Jahrhunderts seit Konstantin, aber auch in die Welt der spätantiken Wissenschaft und Bildung. Die Deutung der Geschichte sowie ihrer Protagonisten unterscheidet sich... more...

  • Der heilige Vinzenz von Zaragozaby Sofia Meyer

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2012; US$ 60.17

    <P>Das Phänomen des Märtyrers hat in den letzten Jahren verstärktes Interesse gefunden. Damit rücken die Christenverfolgungen im Römischen Reich, die die heutige Sicht des Martyriums prägen, in den Blick. Unter den frühchristlichen Märtyrern kommt Vinzenz von Zaragoza (? wohl 304) ein besonderer Stellenwert zu. Im Mittelalter zählte er zu den... more...

  • The Pursuit of the Millenniumby Norman Cohn

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 24.99

    The end of the millennium has always held the world in fear of earthquakes, plague, and the catastrophic destruction of the world. At the dawn of the 21st millennium the world is still experiencing these anxieties, as seen by the onslaught of fantasies of renewal, doomsday predictions, and New Age prophecies. This fascinating book explores the millenarianism... more...

  • Church and Stateby Tom Frame

    University of NSW Press 2006; US$ 13.95

    Few Australians realise that the Constitution does not formally separate Church and State. Tom Frame argues that some contact between organised religion and government is both inevitable and, in some circumstances, highly desirable. But there are continuing and unnecessary tensions, for which Christians are largely responsible. This book explores the... more...

  • Politics and Reformationsby Christopher Ocker; Michael Printy; Peter Starenko; Peter Wallace

    BRILL 2007; US$ 138.00

    These twenty-three essays explore the historiographies of the Reformation from the fifteenth century to the present and study the history of religion from the sixteenth to eighteenth centuries, especially in Germany but also in Switzerland, the Netherlands, and colonial Mexico. more...

  • Christian Churches in Dahomey-Beninby Patrick Claffey

    BRILL 2007; US$ 121.00

    The Republic of Benin struggles to find its way into socio-political modernity. The Christian churches have played various roles in this struggle. Divided into two parts, this book is an account of both the historical difficulties of state formation and the role the Churches have played in this process. more...

  • The Zurich Connection and Tudor Political Theologyby Torrance Kirby

    BRILL 2007; US$ 138.00

    Presents the case for including two leading lights of the Schola Tigurina - Heinrich Bullinger and Peter Martyr Vermigli - among the chief architects of the protestant religious and political settlement constructed under Edward VI and consolidated under Elizabeth I. This book explores crucial intellectual links between England and Zurich. more...

  • The Broken Fallby Toni Orrill

    Hamilton Books 2009; US$ 24.99

    This book chronicles a writer's journey to find faith, hope, and meaning following the country's worst national disaster? Hurricane Katrina. Acknowledging that everyone experiences catastrophic events in their life, the author eloquently unveils the seasons of recovery after one of the most sensational and historical subjects of the decade. more...

  • Selections from the Table Talkby Martin Luther

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the Kindle, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including the Kindle, Smartphones and other... more...