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History of specific doctrines and movements. Heresies and schisms

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  • A Brief History of Heresyby G. R. Evans

    Wiley 2008; US$ 121.95

    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...

  • Ketzerei und Inquisition im Mittelalterby Jörg Oberste; Martin Kintzinger

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 164.63

    Das Christentum mit seinem absoluten Wahrheitsanspruch, der sich auf das geoffenbarte Wort bezog, musste die Einheit von Glaube und Kirche fordern. Doch unterschiedliche Auslegungen sorgten von Anfang an für Spannungen in der Kirche und für das Entstehen von häretischen, von ?ketzerischen? Ansichten und Bewegungen. Jörg Oberste geht allen Ausformungen... 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...

  • The Gnostic Gospelsby Elaine Pagels

    Random House Publishing Group 2004; US$ 15.00

    Praise for The Gnostic Gospels Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award ?An intellectually elegant, concise study . . . The economy with which [Pagels] evokes the world of early Christianity is a marvel.? ? The New Yorker ?The first major and eminently readable book on gnosticism benefiting from the discovery in 1945 of a collection of... more...

  • God's Greater Gloryby Bruce A. Ware

    Crossway 2004; US$ 15.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • The Gnostic Gospels of Jesusby Marvin W. Meyer

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 17.99

    For all those readers curious to read the actual texts of the Gnostic Gospels, here is the definitive collection of all the Gnostic Gospels and Gospel?like texts. o Marvin Meyer, premier scholar of Gnostic and other Christian literature outside the New Testament, presents every Gnostic Gospel and Jesus text with a brilliant overall introduction,... more...

  • Will, Action and Freedomby Serhiy Hovorun

    BRILL 2008; US$ 116.00

    Explores Christological contests of the seventh century on the issues of will and actions in Christ. This book is based on acts of the western and eastern Church councils and writings of the theologians of the time. It examines the preceding theological traditions associated with the names of Apollinarius of Laodicea and Theodore of Mopsuestia. more...