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- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 98.00
There is broad historical awareness for Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation in Germany, Europe, and the ?West? as a whole, but given the persistent myths about the persona and work of this reformer, there is a need for a radical re-historicization of Luther and his reception. This compendium seeks to stimulate such a reevaluation... more...
Philostorge et l'historiographie de l'Antiquité tardive / Philostorg im Kontext der spätantiken GeschichtsschreibungFranz Steiner Verlag 2012; US$ 45.81
<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...
- Franz Steiner Verlag 2012; US$ 49.62
<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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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. This book is an account of both the historical difficulties of state formation and the role the Churches have played in this process. more...
- 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...
- HarperCollins 2014; US$ 12.99
In this fully revised and updated edition, the lauded church historian Justo González tells the story of Christianity from its fragile infancy to its pervasive dominance at the dawn of the Protestant Reformation. The Story of Christianity , volume 1, relates the dramatic events, the colorful characters, and the revolutionary ideas that shaped the... more...
- HarperCollins 2014; US$ 13.99
Beginning with the Protestant Reformation of the sixteenth century, this fully revised and updated second volume of The Story of Christianity continues the marvelous history of the world's largest religion. Award-winning historian Justo Gonzalez bring to life the people, dramatic events, and theological debates that have shaped Protestantism, Catholicism,... more...