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  • Bewnans Keby Graham Thomas; Nicholas Williams

    Exeter University Press 2014; US$ 95.00

    BEWNANS KE is a previously unknown Middle Cornish play, discovered in a late-sixteenth century manuscript bequeathed to the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth. The theme of the play is a dispute between St Kea, patron of Kea parish in Cornwall, and Teudar, a local tyrant. In addition, a long section relates to King Arthur, Queen Guinevere’s... more...

  • Rethinking Constantineby Edward L. Smither

    James Clarke & Co 2014; US$ 26.00

    On the eve of his battle against Maxentius at Milvian Bridge in 312, Flavius Valerius Constantinus (ca. 273/74-337) reportedly saw a symbol in the sky, which played a role in his conversion to faith in the Christian God and began a new chapter in the relationship between church and state.What happens to the church when the emperor becomes a Christian?... more...

  • Jerusalem Talmudby Heinrich W. Guggenheimer

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 224.00

    This volume of the Jerusalem Talmud publishes four tractates of the Second Order, ?eqalim, Sukkah, Ro? Ha??anah, and Yom Tov. These tractates deal with financial issues concerning the Temple service, with the festival of Tabernacles, the observations at New Year, as well as with holiday observation in general. The tractates are vocalized by the rules... more...

  • The Rise of Western Christendomby Peter Brown

    Wiley 2012; US$ 46.95

    This tenth anniversary revised edition of the authoritative text on Christianity’s first thousand years of history features a new preface, additional color images, and an updated bibliography. The essential general survey of medieval European Christendom, Brown’s vivid prose charts the compelling and tumultuous rise of an institution that... more...

  • The Broken Fallby Toni Orrill

    Hamilton Books 2009; US$ 24.99

    This book chronicles a writer's journey to find faith, hope, and meaning following the country's worst national disaster? Hurricane Katrina. Acknowledging that everyone experiences catastrophic events in their life, the author eloquently unveils the seasons of recovery after one of the most sensational and historical subjects of the decade. more...

  • Europe's Reformations, 1450?1650by James D. Tracy

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 27.99

    In this widely praised history, noted scholar James D. Tracy offers a comprehensive, lucid, and masterful exploration of early modern Europe's key turning point. Establishing a new standard for histories of the Reformation, Tracy explores the complex religious, political, and social processes that made change possible, even as he synthesizes new understandings... more...

  • Early Modern Skepticism and the Origins of Tolerationby Alan Levine

    Lexington Books 1999; US$ 41.99

    This collection of original essays by the nation's leading political theorists examines the origins of modernity and considers the question of tolerance as a product of early modern religious skepticism. Rather than approaching the problem through a purely historical lens, the authors actively demonstrate the significance of these issues to contemporary... more...

  • Birth of a Worldviewby Robert Doran

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 36.99

    Birth of a Worldview is a groundbreaking intellectual history of the making of the worldview that came to define western Christian culture for two millennia. Using a broad range of primary sources, Robert Doran narrates the story of how early thinkers wrestled with philosophical and cultural questions in order to form a view that would make sense of... more...

  • Im religiösen Umbruch der Welt: Der fällige Ruck in den Köpfen der Kircheby Matthias Kroeger

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2011; US$ 20.87

    In diesem Buch werden zentrale, längst inner- und außerkirchlich vor sich gehende, vielfach aber verleugnete religiöse und theologische Wandlungen unserer Gegenwart zusammengefasst und in ihren Konsequenzen beschrieben: warum "Religion" ("Spiritualität") fundamental, gleichwohl hoch gefährdet und verführbar ist (denn wir sind religiös,... more...

  • Kontext und Interpretationby Sebastian Berndt

    Traugott Bautz 2007; US$ 17.74

    INHALTSVERZEICHNISVORWORTI. EINLEITUNG1. Einleitende geschichtliche Beobachtungen2. Problemstellung2.1 Kontext2.2 InterpretationII. VINZENZ VON LERIN (? VOR 450)1. Leben und Werk1.1 Das Zeugnis des Gennadius1.2 Autobiographische Angaben im Commonitorium1.3 Die Erwähnungen bei Eucherius1.4 Weitere Werke1.5 Semipelagianer?1.6 Zusammenfassung2. Das Commonitorium2.1... more...