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History of specific doctrines and movements. Heresies and schisms

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  • Will, Action and Freedomby Serhiy Hovorun

    BRILL 2008; US$ 116.00

    Explores Christological contests of the seventh century on the issues of will and actions in Christ. This book is based on acts of the western and eastern Church councils and writings of the theologians of the time. It examines the preceding theological traditions associated with the names of Apollinarius of Laodicea and Theodore of Mopsuestia. more...

  • Inquisitors and Heretics in Thirteenth-Century Languedocby Peter Biller; C. Bruschi; S. Sneddon

    BRILL 2010; US$ 209.00

    This book provides an edition and translation of depositions of heresy suspects interrogated in Toulouse in the 1270s. These depositions plug a large hole in the history of heresy and inquisition, and they are reminiscent of Montaillou in their sheer colour and liveliness more...

  • Images of Rebirthby Hugo Lundhaug

    BRILL 2010; US$ 247.00

    Hugo Lundhaug, Dr. art. (2007) in the History of Religions, University of Bergen, is a Senior ResearchFellow at the University of Oslo. He has published articles on the Nag Hammadi texts, early Egyptianmonasticism, and cognitive theory. more...

  • Heresy and Identity in Late Antiquityby Eduard Iricinschi; Holger Michael Zellentin

    Mohr Siebeck 2008; US$ 94.81

    Hauptbeschreibung The authors of the essays collected here explore the ways in which late antique groups defined their own socio-political borders and created secure in-group identities by means of discourses on "heresy" and "heretics." A wider definition of "heresy" and "heretics" as real or constructed "internal opposition" and "internal enemies"... more...

  • The Sentences of Sextus and the Origins of Christian Ascetiscismby Daniele Pevarello

    Mohr Siebeck 2013; US$ 77.23

    Daniele Pevarello analyzes the Sentences of Sextus , a second century collection of Greek aphorisms compiled by Sextus, an otherwise unknown Christian author. The specific character of Sextus' collection lies in the fact that the Sentences are a Christian rewriting of Hellenistic sayings, some of which are still preserved in pagan gnomologies... more...

  • The War On Heresyby R. I. Moore

    Profile Books 2012; US$ 9.31

    The war on heresy obsessed medieval Europe in the centuries after the first millennium. R. I. Moore's vivid narrative focuses on the motives and anxieties of those who declared and conducted the war: what were the beliefs and practices they saw as heretical? How might such beliefs have arisen? And why were they such a threat? In western... more...

  • Manichaean Texts from the Roman Empireby Iain Gardner; Samuel N. C. Lieu

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 42.00

    This 2004 book is a single-volume collection of sources for Manichaeism, a world religion founded by Mani, the Syrian visionary. more...

  • Nag Hammadi Deutschby Hans-Gebhard Bethge; Hans-Martin Schenke; Ursula Ulrike Kaiser; Katharina Stifel; Catherine Gärtner

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 1,119.00

    This student edition provides a complete German translation of the approx. 50 manuscript texts discovered in Nag Hammadi as well as the text of the Codex Berolinensis 8502. For this third edition, the volume was corrected and updated, and it has also been expanded by the inclusion of two texts from the Codex Tchacos first published in 2007. These texts,... more...

  • Divine Providence and Human Agencyby Alexander S. Jensen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Divine Providence and Human Agency develops an understanding of God and God's relation to creation that perceives God as sovereign over creation while, at the same time, allowing for a meaningful notion of human freedom. This book provides a bridge between contemporary approaches that emphasise human freedom, such as process theology and those... more...

  • Frühes Christentum und Gnosisby Hans-Friedrich Weiß

    Mohr Siebeck 2010; US$ 89.17

    Hauptbeschreibung Hans-Friedrich Weiß legt eine rezeptionsgeschichtliche Studie vor, in der er anhand der Rezeption der Schriften des Neuen Testaments in den überlieferten Quellen der frühchristlichen Gnosis (Referate der Kirchenväter sowie der gnostischen Originalschriften von Nag Hammadi) die Integration des ur- und frühchristlichen Schrifttums... more...