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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...

  • ULTIMATELYby Katharina Beta

    Traugott Bautz 2010; US$ 22.03

    Die Frage: 'gibt es Gott, oder gibt es ihn nicht? führte letztendlich zu der Feststellung, dass Gott Alles in Allem ist, dass es Ihn nicht ein 'bisschen' gibt. Eigentlich gibt es nichts nur 'ein bisschen', weder Leben noch Sterben. Was aus dem 'Ganzen' kommt, ist ganz und wird ganz gefordert, um zum Ganzen zurück zu kehren. In diesem Buch geht es um... 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 Paraphrase of Shem (NH VII,1)by Michel Roberge

    BRILL 2010; US$ 122.00

    This book presents the first comprehensive interpretation of the Paraphrase of Shem, Codex VII,1 in the Coptic Nag Hammadi Library. The lenghty introduction discusses the literary genre of the treatise, its plan and system, its situation among the Gnostic systems, its provenance and date. The translation sets out the text in paragraphs, with headings... more...

  • The Laughing Jesusby Timothy Freke; Peter Gandy

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2005; US$ 15.99

    Chapter 1: GNOSTIC SPIRITUALITY AND LITERALIST RELIGION The letter kills but the spirit brings to life. ?Paul, Letter to the Ephesians Wake up! Rouse yourself from the collective coma you mistake for ?real life?. See through the illusion of separateness and recognize that we are all essentially one. Although we appear to be isolated individuals,... 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...

  • Adolf Harnack: Marcionby Friedemann Steck

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 238.00

    The Dorpat (Tartu) prize paper by the 19-year-old Adolf Harnack (1851-1930) with the title "Marcion. Der moderne Gläubige 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...

  • 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...