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- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 33.99 US$ 29.23
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$ 154.00
George of Trebizond (1396?1472/3) is among the most colorful figures of early Italian humanism. His translation of the dogmatic works of St. Basil the Great, commissioned by Cardinal Bessarion, should be seen not only in the context of the Unity Council of Ferrara-Florence but also in terms of its singular role in the Plato-Aristotle controversy... 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...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 210.00
The book presents for the first time a critical edition of all the extant fragments of the Chronographiae by Iulius Africanus. This work is the first Christian world chronicle ? a wide-ranging attempt to combine Classical Hellenistic historiography with the Jewish Hebrew heritage and integrate them into a Christian world-view. more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 224.00
Iulius Africanus (3rd cent.) is a fascinating intellectual in a period of transition. Author of the first Christian world chronicle ( Chronographiae ), he also wrote a comprehensive and multifaceted manual of many fields of knowledge, where the religious character is open to debate. The preserved fragments of the Cesti treat military,... more...