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- SPCK 2012; US$ 18.74
This book introduces twelve key Christians from the second and third centuries, a formative period for the Church. These figures are: Justin Martyr, Irenaeus, Tatian, Theophilus of Antioch, Clement of Alexandria, Tertullian, Perpetua, Origen, Hippolytus, Cyprian, Gregory Thaumaturgos and Eusebius. Each chapter is self-contained and requires no preliminary... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 33.99 US$ 30.59
Ellen Harmon White was a founder and prophet of the Seventh-day Adventists. This volume traces her 70-year path from timid teenage visionary to octogenarian speaker, publisher, and structural architect of her church. more...
- Baker Publishing Group 2013; US$ 15.00
Fascinating, brief, and accessible stories you need to know behind the people who formed the core beliefs of our Christian faith. more...
- Scarecrow Press 2003; US$ 114.99
The Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) is small by anyone's definition, with only about 300,000 members worldwide, but its impact has been widely felt. Unlike other historical dictionaries, the authors present a series of worldwide essays on Quaker theology, history, and practice as well as the lives of individuals who have made this faith their... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 117.17
Georg von Trapezunt (1396?1472/3) ist eine der schillerndsten Gestalten des italienischen Frühhumanismus. Seine Übersetzung des dogmatischen Werkes von Basilius dem Großen, in Auftrag gegeben von Kardinal Bessarion, ist nicht nur vor dem Hintergrund des Unionskonzils von Ferrara-Florenz zu verstehen, sondern spielt auch im Rahmen der Platon-Aristoteles-Kontroverse... more...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 89.99
American fundamentalism, for decades depicted as alienated from society, has garnered the attention of historians, whose studies have shown a more complex movement. This book, targeting the founding generation, seeks to understand their resilience, since their beginning through their adaptation to modernist culture. more...
- I.B.Tauris 2007; US$ 14.95
Jerusalem occupies a unique and perilous position, as the place in which the three monotheistic religions overlap and collide. For those who have lived in it, the history of this much contested city is one of both tolerance and tension. Maher Abu-Munshar explores Muslim treatment of non-Muslims, critically comparing the periods of the two Islamic conquests... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 20.00
In The Specter of Salem , Gretchen A. Adams reveals the many ways that the Salem witch trials loomed over the American collective memory from the Revolution to the Civil War and beyond. Schoolbooks in the 1790s, for example, evoked the episode to demonstrate the new nation?s progress from a disorderly and brutal past to a rational present, while ... more...
Visions in Late Medieval England: Lay Spirituality and Sacred Glimpses of the Hidden Worlds of FaithBRILL 2007; US$ 138.00
This volume is the first to explore the breadth of vision types in late medieval English lay spirituality. Analyzing 1000+ accounts, it proposes that visions buttressed five core dynamics (relating to purgatory, saints, demons, sacramental faith, and the Church?s authority). more...