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History of specific doctrines and movements. Heresies and schisms

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  • Augustine's Theology of Preachingby Peter T. Sanlon

    Fortress Press 2014; US$ 23.99

    Scholarship has painted many pictures of Augustine?the philosophical theologian, the refuter of heresy, or contributor to doctrines like Original Sin?but the picture of Augustine as preacher, says Sanlon, has been seriously neglected. When academics marginalize the Sermones ad Populum, the real Augustine is not presented accurately. In this study,... more...

  • Religion, Power, and Resistance from the Eleventh to the Sixteenth Centuriesby Karen Bollermann; Thomas M. Izbicki; Cary J. Nederman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    Addressing the myriad ways in which heresy accusations could fulfill political aims during the Middle Ages, this collection shows acts of heresy were not just influenced by religion. Essays examine individual cases, in addition to the close relationship of orthodoxy and political dominance in medieval games of power. more...

  • Disability, Providence, and Ethicsby Hans S. Reinders

    Baylor University Press 2014; US$ 49.95

    Providence and the realities of disability more...

  • The Sovereignty of God Debateby Stephen D. Long; George Kalantzis

    James Clarke & Co 2010; US$ 45.50

    How is God sovereign with respect to creation? Does creation affect God? Does God suffer or change because of creation? If so, how is this related to Christology? Why have these questions been so controversial in evangelical theology, even costing some people their jobs? This book is a collection of lectures given to the Forum for Evangelical Theology... more...

  • The Laughing Jesusby Timothy Freke; Peter Gandy

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2005; US$ 15.99

    Timothy Freke and Peter Gandy, authors of The Jesus Mysteries and Jesus and the Lost Goddess , return with a powerful indictment of Jewish, Christian, and Islamic fundamentalism and a passionate reinterpretation of Gnostic spirituality. According to Freke and Gandy, religiously inspired acts of violence, such as the attacks on 9/11, are nothing... more...

  • The Mandaeansby Jorunn Jacobsen Buckley

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 104.99 US$ 94.49

    The Mandaeans are a Gnostic sect that arose in the middle east around the same time as Christianity. What little study of the religion there has been has focused on the ancient Mandaeans and their relation to early Christianity. Buckley examines the lives and religion of contemporary Mandaeans, who live mainly in Iran and Iraq but also in New York... more...

  • God's Greater Gloryby Bruce A. Ware

    Crossway 2004; US$ 19.99

    This exploration of the historical-Scriptural model of the doctrine of God and His relationship with us also presents a careful refutation of the open theism stance. more...

  • Adolf Harnack: Marcionby Friedemann Steck

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 191.76

    The Dorpat (Tartu) prize paper by the 19-year-old Adolf Harnack (1851-1930) with the title "Marcion. Der moderne Glšubige des 2. Jahrhunderts, der erste Reformator" (Marcion. The Modern Believer of the 2nd Century, the First Reformer) was awarded the Gold Medal by the Theological Faculty in Tartu and recommended for publication. However,... more...

  • God, Chance and Purposeby David J. Bartholomew

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 28.00

    The thesis of this book is that chance is an integral part of God's creation. more...

  • Against the Protestant Gnosticsby Philip J. Lee

    Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 64.99 US$ 58.49

    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...