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- De Gruyter 2003; US$ 252.00
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...
- Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89
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...
- De Gruyter 1895; US$ 56.00
Alexandri Lycopolitani Contra Manichaei Opiniones Disputatio more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 139.95
This is the first volume to attempt a comprehensive overview of the evolution of the 'Arian' churches in the Roman world of Late Antiquity and their political importance in the late Roman kingdoms of the 5th-6th centuries, ruled by barbarian warrior elites. Bringing together researchers from the disciplines of theology, history and archaeology, and... more...
- 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...
- OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 119.99 US$ 103.19
Divine simplicity is the idea that, as the ultimate principle of the universe, God must be a non-composite unity not made up of parts or diverse attributes. Radde-Gallwitz explores how this idea was appropriated by early Christian theologians from non-Christian philosophy with particular reference to Basil of Caesarea and Gregory of Nyssa. more...
- Columbia University Press 2008; US$ 64.99
Valentinus was a popular, influential, and controversial early Christian teacher. His school flourished in the second and third centuries C.E. Yet because his followers ascribed the creation of the visible world not to a supreme God but to an inferior and ignorant Creator-God, they were from early on accused of heresy, and rumors were spread of their... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 125.95 US$ 109.16
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 Crown Publishing Group 2009; US$ 13.99
Would you like to have the confidence, the kind of driving purpose, that shuts out all fear? Do you want your life to be filled with adventure? There are many kinds of soldiers, and the ones that this book is written for don?t necessarily wear a uniform. The missions these soldiers undertake have more than just political or historical significance?they... more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 73.00
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,"... more...