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History of specific doctrines and movements. Heresies and schisms

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  • 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$ 125.95

    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 Wonder of His Loveby Nancy Stafford

    The Crown 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...

  • Furious Pursuitby Tim King; Frank Martin

    The Crown 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...

  • The Secret Teachings of Jesusby Marvin Meyer

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 11.95

    In December 1945, two Egyptian fellahin, digging for natural fertilizer in the Nile River valley unearthed a sealed storage jar. The jar proved to hold treasure of an unexpected sort: a collection of some fifty-two ancient manuscripts, most of which reflect the teachings of a mystical religious movement we call Gnosticism (from the Greek word gnosis,... more...

  • Relentless Loveby Lisa Harper

    Howard Books 2010; US$ 13.95

    Are you ready to be found? Open the pages of this book, and open your hear to His relentless love . If you are honest enough to admit that you aren't perfect, this book will guide you to a Redeemer whose love for you isn't bound by your behavior. If you need to know that God's love will remain steadfast and true?no matter what?this book is for... more...

  • God So Loved, He Gaveby Kelly M. Kapic; Justin L. Borger

    Zondervan 2010; US$ 15.99

    God So Loved, He Gave places the practice of giving within the larger story of God?s generosity. Here we discover how our participation in the overflow of divine giving is vitally connected to the Trinitarian nature of God, the unfolding drama of Scripture and ultimately the Gospel itself. more...

  • Rethinking "Gnosticism"by Michael Allen Williams

    Princeton University Press 1999; US$ 52.00

    Most anyone interested in such topics as creation mythology, Jungian theory, or the idea of "secret teachings" in ancient Judaism and Christianity has found "gnosticism" compelling. Yet the term "gnosticism," which often connotes a single rebellious movement against the prevailing religions of late antiquity, gives the false impression of a monolithic... more...

  • The Heresy of Orthodoxy (Foreword by I. Howard Marshall)by ; Andreas J. stenberger; Michael J. Kruger; I. Howard Marshall

    Crossway 2010; US$ 19.99

    This polemic against the "Bauer-Ehrman Thesis" examines modern New Testament criticism against orthodoxy in early Christianity. Throughout, vigilance is shown toward the modern adherence to postmodern ideals of diversity. more...