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History of specific doctrines and movements. Heresies and schisms

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  • Four Views on Divine Providenceby William Lane Craig; Ron Highfield; Gregory A. Boyd; Paul Kjoss Helseth; Dennis Jowers; Stanley N. Gundry

    Zondervan 2011; US$ 15.99

    This book guides students, pastors, and lay learners to consider and evaluate various ways of understanding God?s involvement in the world, especially in relation to views on predestination and the extent of the atonement. Four different scholars present their positions in point-counterpoint style, and the editor?s introduction and conclusion frame... more...

  • Manichaeism and Its Legacyby J. Kevin Coyle

    BRILL 2009; US$ 179.00

    This volume reproduces nineteen chapters and articles published between 1991 through 2008, on Manichaeism, and its contacts with Augustine of Hippo, its most famous convert and also best-known adversary. more...

  • Paradise Reconsidered in Gnostic Mythmakingby Tuomas Rasimus

    BRILL 2009; US$ 169.00

    Examining the mythology in and social reality behind a group of texts rewriting Genesis, to which certain leaders of the early church occasionally attached the label ?Ophite,? this book offers a new understanding of Sethianism and the origins of Gnosticism. more...

  • Montanismby Christine Trevett

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 45.00

    The first study in English of Montanism since 1878, covering the role of women. more...

  • Heresy in the Roman Catholic Churchby Michael C. Thomsett

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 45.00

    In the 2,000-year history of the Roman Catholic Church, heretical movements have repeatedly challenged the central doctrinal authority of the pope. This historical overview explains the construction and beliefs of the organized movements, both large and small, and documents the individuals and their efforts in challenging papal infallibility, singular... more...

  • Die Gnosisby Kurt Rudolph

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2005; US$ 34.99

    Hauptbeschreibung Sensationell wie die Handschriftenfunde am Toten Meer war die Entdeckung der koptische-gnostischen Texte in der Mitte der vierziger Jahre bei Nag Hammadi in Mittelägypten. Sie gaben der Forschung zum ersten Male ausreichendes Quellenmaterial über die Gnosis an die Hand, jene Religion der ersten nachchristlichen Jahrhunderte, deren... more...

  • Gott und Raum - Theologie der Weltgegenwart Gottesby Ulrich Beuttler

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010; US$ 99.17

    Hauptbeschreibung Es ist eine Grundüberzeugung des glaubenden Menschen, dass Gott da ist, hier und jetzt, in den Räumen und Beziehungen der Welt und des Lebens. Der offenbare Gott ist räumlich; er erschließt sich in der konkreten Begegnung an bestimmten Orten (und zu bestimmten Zeiten). Man kann nicht mehr einfach die Allgegenwart Gottes apriorisch... more...

  • The War On Heresyby R. I. Moore

    Profile 2012; US$ 40.00

    A narrative history covering the period c .1000 to c. 1300 AD, making no assumptions about what readers already know and which presents the following argument: there were countless variations in religious belief and practice in the first centuries of the second millennium - as there had been practically since the beginning of the first - but none was... more...

  • The Gnosticsby Sean Martin

    Oldcastle Books 2012; US$ 8.74

    Gnosticism - derived from the Greek word gnosis, to know - is the name given to various religious schools that proliferated in the first centuries after Christ and, at one time, it almost became the dominant form of Christianity. Yet some Gnostic beliefs derive from the older Mystery traditions of Greece and Rome, and the various Gnostic schools came... more...

  • Beyond Gnosticismby Ismo O. Dunderberg

    Columbia University Press 2008; US$ 59.99

    Valentinus was a popular, influential, and controversial early Christian teacher. His school flourished in the second and third centuries C.E. Yet because his followers ascribed the creation of the visible world not to a supreme God but to an inferior and ignorant Creator-God, they were from early on accused of heresy, and rumors were spread of their... more...