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History of specific doctrines and movements. Heresies and schisms

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  • The Devil's Worldby Andrew Roach

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.99

    Exploring the relationship of heresy, dissent and society in the 12th and 13th Centuries, The Devil?s World shows how people made conscious choices between heresy and orthodoxy in the middle ages and were not afraid to exert their power as ?consumers? of religion. The book gives an account of all popular religious movements, looks at the threat that... more...

  • God in the Whirlwindby David F. Wells

    Crossway 2014; US$ 16.99

    Offering a remedy for evangelicalism’s superficial theology, Wells points readers to the paradox of God’s “holy-love,” exploring how the interplay of his characteristics reorient our lives and change the world. more...

  • The Gnostic Gospelsby Elaine Pagels

    Random House Publishing Group 2004; US$ 15.00

    Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time The Gnostic Gospels is a landmark study of the long-buried roots of Christianity, a work of luminous scholarship and wide popular appeal. First published in 1979 to critical acclaim, winning the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award,... more...

  • A Companion to Second-Century Christian 'Heretics'by Antti Marjanen; Petri Luomanen

    BRILL 2005; US$ 169.00

    The book deals with thinkers and movements that were embraced by many second-century religious seekers but which are now largely forgotten or known only as ?heretics?: Basilides, Sethianism, Valentinus? school, Marcion, Tatian, Bardaisan, Montanists, Cerinthus, Ebionites, Nazarenes, Jewish-Christianity of the Pseudo-Clementines, and Elchasites. more...

  • Femme, Gnose et Manichéismeby Madeleine Scopello

    BRILL 2005; US$ 150.00

    The present volume offers twelve studies dealing with feminine figures in Gnosticism and Manichaeism. In Part One (?Images et symboles?), the Author unveils the hidden meaning of some feminine figures having played a role on the mythical scene of those trends. Some of these figures, borrowed from other traditions, have been deeply reworked by Gnostics... more...

  • A Brief History of Heresyby G. R. Evans

    Wiley 2008; US$ 117.95

    This short and accessible book introduces readers to the problems of heresy, schism and dissidence over the last two millennia. The heresies under discussion range from Gnosticism, influential in the early Christian period, right through to modern sects. The idea of a heretic conjures up many images, from the martyrs prepared to die for their beliefs,... more...

  • The Power to Change Todayby Gregory Dickow

    Faithwords 2009; US$ 9.99

    How many people go through their days feeling dissatisfied or even feeling their lives have no purpose or meaning? Perhaps money, time or love seem in short supply. Or one doesn't have the body they'd like or the perfect job or the perfect mate. What kind of faith can give the strength and encouragement to break free from emotional and spiritual... more...

  • The Wonder of His Loveby Nancy Stafford

    The Doubleday Religious Publishing Group 2009; US$ 12.99

    In thirty-one biblical, highly personal meditations, Nancy Stafford leads us to the edge of an endless sea?the vast, incomprehensible ocean of God?s love. Nancy reflects upon the terrible beauty of His love, the wonder of forgiveness, waiting in His love, mystery and intimacy, and the calming reality of love that never fails. Each meditation includes... more...

  • Against the Protestant Gnosticsby Philip J. Lee

    Oxford University Press, USA 1993; US$ 20.99

    In this penetrating and provocative assessment of the current state of religion and its effects on society at large, Philip J. Lee criticizes conservatives and liberals alike as he traces gnostic motifs to the very roots of American Protestantism. With references to an extraordinary spectrum of writings from sources as diverse as John Calvin, Martin... more...

  • Furious Pursuitby Tim King; Frank Martin

    The Doubleday Religious Publishing Group 2010; US$ 18.99

    You?re not defined by what you?ve done. You?re defined by Who pursues you. What if you could believe that God not only chases you, but has yet to leave your side for a second, has yet to go a minute without courting you, whispering in your heart, I?m right here ? What if you could believe that God is never distant, never out of reach, never indifferent... more...