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- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 43.95
This book presents fresh, lively translations of fourteen such homilies, the majority for the first time in English. The homilies were delivered in some of the main cities of the Greek East of the later Roman Empire, by well-known figures such as Basil of Caesarea, Gregory of Nyssa and John Chrysostom, as well as the equally gifted preachers Asterius... more...
- Evangelische Verlagsanstalt 2008; US$ 47.31
Die Kirchen bewahren seit Jahrhunderten das Gedächtnis an ihre Märtyrerinnen und Märtyrer. Im 20. Jahrhundert sind unzählige Christen aller Konfessionen zu Märtyrern geworden. Persönlichkeiten wie Dietrich Bonhoeffer und Sophie Scholl zählen zu den bekanntesten evangelischen Christen, die wegen ihres Glaubens, ihres Einsatzes für andere Menschen oder... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 64.99
At once brave and athletic, virtuous and modest, female martyrs in the second and third centuries were depicted as self-possessed gladiators who at the same time exhibited the quintessentially "womanly" qualities of modesty, fertility, and beauty. L. Stephanie Cobb explores the double embodiment of "male" and "female" gender ideals in these figures,... more...
- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99
The Book of Martyrs, by John Foxe, is an apocalyptically-oriented, English Protestant account of the persecutions of Protestants, mainly in England, many of whom had died for their beliefs within the decade immediately preceding its first publication. It was first published by John Day, in 1563. Lavishly produced and illustrated with many woodcuts,... more...
- University of California Press 2005; US$ 34.95
"There is no crime for those who have Christ," claimed a fifth-century zealot, neatly expressing the belief of religious extremists that righteous zeal for God trumps worldly law. This book provides an in-depth and penetrating look at religious violence and the attitudes that drove it in the Christian Roman Empire of the fourth and fifth centuries,... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 182.00
The present volume?s focus lies on the formation of a multifaceted discourse on Christian martyrdom in Late Antiquity. While martyrdom accounts remain a central means of defining Christian identity, new literary genres emerge, e.g., the Lives of Saints (Athanasius on Antony), sermons (the Cappadocians), hymns (Prudentius). Authors like... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 28.13
Hauptbeschreibung Eine asylerhebliche Anerkennung religiöser Fluchtmotive wird in Deutschland nur eingeräumt, wenn das "religiöse Existenzminimum" im Herkunftsland gefährdet ist. Nach langwierigen Asylverfahren wurde in den 1980er Jahren den ersten yezidischen Flüchtlingen aus dem Herkunftsland Türkei ein Anspruch auf Asylschutz von deutschen Verwaltungsgerichten... more...