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  • The Lost Wayby Stephen J. Patterson

    HarperCollins 2014; Not Available

    In this rigorously researched and thoughtful study, a leading Jesus Seminar scholar reveals the dramatic story behind the modern discovery of the earliest gospels, accounts that do not portray Jesus exclusively as a martyr but recover a lost ancient Christian tradition centered on Jesus as a teacher of wisdom. The church has long advocated the Pauline... more...

  • The Lost Wayby Stephen J. Patterson

    HarperCollins 2014; Not Available

    In this rigorously researched and thoughtful study, a leading Jesus Seminar scholar reveals the dramatic story behind the modern discovery of the earliest gospels, accounts that do not portray Jesus exclusively as a martyr but recover a lost ancient Christian tradition centered on Jesus as a teacher of wisdom. The church has long advocated the Pauline... more...

  • The Lost Wayby Stephen J. Patterson

    HarperCollins 2014; US$ 21.99

    In this rigorously researched and thoughtful study, a leading Jesus Seminar scholar reveals the dramatic story behind the modern discovery of the earliest gospels, accounts that do not portray Jesus exclusively as a martyr but recover a lost ancient Christian tradition centered on Jesus as a teacher of wisdom. The church has long advocated the Pauline... more...

  • Arianismby Guido M. Berndt; Roland Steinacher

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 139.95

    This is the first volume to attempt a comprehensive introduction to and 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,... more...

  • The Republicby Plato

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 0.99

    Plato?s most famous work and the bedrock of Western philosophy Written in the form of a Socratic dialogue, The Republic is an investigation into the nature of an ideal society. In this far-reaching and profoundly influential treatise, Plato explores the concept of justice, the connection between politics and psychology, the difference between... more...

  • The Life of Roman Republicanismby Joy Connolly

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 39.95

    In recent years, Roman political thought has attracted increased attention as intellectual historians and political theorists have explored the influence of the Roman republic on major thinkers from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment. Held up as a ?third way? between liberalism and communitarianism, neo-Roman republicanism promises useful, persuasive... more...

  • Manuscript, Print and Memoryby Eva Maria Wilden

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 182.00

    The ancient Tamil poetic corpus of the Cankam is at the same time a national treasure and a common battle ground for linguists and historians alike. Going back to oral predecessors from about the early first millennium, it became part of a canon, slowly fell into near oblivion and was finally rediscovered and printed in the 19th century. The present... more...

  • Öffentlichkeit - Monument - Textby Werner Eck; Peter Funke; Manfred G. Schmidt; Marcus Dohnicht; Klaus Hallof; Matthäus Heil

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 238.00

    The aim of the volume is to study the interaction of inscription, bearer of the inscription and public throughout the Graeco-Roman world. The single sections contain surveys written by leading ancient historians and epigraphists, followed by single studies across all regions of the ancient Mediterranean world. Thus the book presents the topic fundamentally... more...

  • Representatives of Roman Ruleby Joshua Yoder

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 168.00

    This book examines Luke?s depiction of the Roman provincial governors in his narrative, interpreted in terms of his Greco-Roman literary context. Luke?s portrait of these Roman authority figures is relatively critical, and demonstrates his preoccupation with Rome?s judgment of the Christians more than a desire to commend Roman rule. more...

  • Manuscript Cultures: Mapping the Fieldby Jörg Quenzer; Jan-Ulrich Sobisch; Dmitry Bondarev

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00

    What do Mesoamerica, Greece, Byzantium, Island, Chad, Ethiopia, India, Tibet, China and Japan have in common? Like many other cultures of the world, they share a particular form of cultural heritage: ancient handwritten documents. In 2007, scholars from some20 countries around the world gathered at the University of Copenhagen for a workshop on manuscripts... more...