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History of specific doctrines and movements. Heresies and schisms

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  • 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$ 25.27

    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 große Bedeutung für... more...

  • Gott und Raum ? Theologie der Weltgegenwart Gottesby Ulrich Beuttler

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2010; US$ 71.56

    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 behaupten und aus... more...

  • The Gnosticsby Sean Martin

    Oldcastle Books 2012; US$ 10.19

    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$ 64.99

    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...

  • Relentless Pursuitby Ken Gire

    Baker Publishing Group 2012; US$ 14.99

    When you feel different or unaccepted, Gire reveals God's heart for outsiders, showing that His relentless love reaches to the lonely places where we are. more...

  • Loved by God (Six Pillars From Ephesians Book #1)by T. D. Jakes

    Baker Publishing Group 2003; US$ 10.99

    Discover the difference between natural and spiritual wealth and how being chosen by God should affect your life. Six Pillars From Ephesians Book 1. more...

  • NHC V,2-XIII,1, BG 1 und 4by Hans-Martin Schenke; Hans-Gebhard Bethge; Ursula Ulrike Kaiser

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 196.00

    This second volume finishes the first scholarly complete German translation of the approximately 50 texts from the manuscript find of Nag Hammadi and the texts of the Codex Berolinensis 8502 together with introductions by acknowledged specialists in the field of Coptic Studies (cf. Nag Hammadi Deutsch I, 2001). Most of the texts originated... more...

  • The Paulician heresyby Nina G. Garsoïan

    De Gruyter 1967; US$ 133.00

    The Paulician heresy : A study of the origin and development of Paulicianism in Armenia and the eastern provinces of the Byzantine empire. more...

  • Los cátarosby Urbain Faligot

    De Vecchi Ediciones 1753; US$ 4.99

    En el año 1000, el credo cátaro procedente de Oriente atraviesa Europa y alcanza una amplia repercusión en el centro de Francia. Del siglo xi al xii, los «hombres buenos» predican con éxito su concepción de Dios y de la moral en las prósperas ciudades del Languedoc: Carcasona, Albi... La doctrina cátara, que toma del maniqueísmo la idea del conflicto... more...