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- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 554.00
Heribert Müller legt ein wichtiges Studienbuch zu einem zentralen Thema des Mittelalters vor: Im großen abendländischen Schisma manifestierte sich eine tief greifende Krise der Kirche. Maßgebliche Universitätsgelehrte der Zeit wollten sie durch ein allgemeines Konzil beenden, das künftig als höchste Autorität in der Kirche fungieren und zugleich eine... more...
Kirchenväterzitate in der Abendmahlskontroverse zwischen Oekolampad, Zwingli, Luther und MelanchthonEdition Ruprecht 2011; US$ 39.89
Auch wenn die Heilige Schrift für die Reformatoren die letzte Instanz war, so hatten doch die Lehrdarlegungen der Kirchenväter durchaus Gewicht. Denn die eine heilige christliche Kirche besteht zu allen Zeiten, selbst wenn sie von Irrlehren bedrängt wird. Deshalb geben die Reformatoren im Abendmahlsstreit darüber Auskunft, was anerkannte Theologen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 157.00
This book examines the method of meditative reading encouraged by John Cassian (c. 360-435) in his ascetic writings, the bulk of which are fictive dialogues that purportedly record the instruction he had received from Egyptial Christian monks. This instruction was at its core an interactive experience, depending upon both the discernment of the master... more...
- Exeter University Press 2014; US$ 95.00
BEWNANS KE is a previously unknown Middle Cornish play, discovered in a late-sixteenth century manuscript bequeathed to the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth. The theme of the play is a dispute between St Kea, patron of Kea parish in Cornwall, and Teudar, a local tyrant. In addition, a long section relates to King Arthur, Queen Guineveres... more...
- James Clarke & Co 2014; US$ 30.00
Christianity is never just about beliefs but habits and practices-for better or worse. Theology always reflects the social location of the theologian-including her privileges and prejudices-all the time working with a particular, often undisclosed, notion of what is normal. Therefore theology is never "neutral"-it defends particular constructions... more...
- University of Queensland Press 2014; US$ 15.99
First published in 1974, Church and State in Tonga is a classic study of the formative period of modern Tongan history. The years covered are from the re-establishment of the Wesleyan Methodist mission in the 1820s until the promulgation of the Tongan constitution in 1875. The missionaries assumed the role of political advisors, but by the 1850s... more...
- Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd 2009; US$ 14.57
Starting from a neutral position, this book looks at claims made by Christian leaders over the centuries and analyses them in the light of modern scholarship. Erudite yet mischievous, the book's scope is wide, from early history to the present day, from America to China, and spanning many different disciplines. Many of the conclusions reached will... more...
- James Clarke & Co 2014; US$ 26.00
On the eve of his battle against Maxentius at Milvian Bridge in 312, Flavius Valerius Constantinus (ca. 273/74-337) reportedly saw a symbol in the sky, which played a role in his conversion to faith in the Christian God and began a new chapter in the relationship between church and state.What happens to the church when the emperor becomes a Christian?... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 224.00
This volume of the Jerusalem Talmud publishes four tractates of the Second Order, ?eqalim, Sukkah, Ro? Ha??anah, and Yom Tov. These tractates deal with financial issues concerning the Temple service, with the festival of Tabernacles, the observations at New Year, as well as with holiday observation in general. The tractates are vocalized by the rules... more...