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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 129.95
The legend of Prester John has received much scholarly attention over the last hundred years, but never before have the sources been collected and coherently presented to readers. This book now brings together a fully-representative set of texts setting out the many and various sources from which we get our knowledge of the legend. These texts, spanning... more...
- Fortress Press 2015; US$ 43.99
In Defense of Doctrine is an apologetic for the ongoing, constructive theological task in Protestant and Evangelical traditions. It suggests that doctrinal development can be explained as a hermeneutical phenomenon and that insights from hermeneutical philosophy and the philosophy of language can aid theologians in constructing explanatory theses... more...
- Fortress Press 2015; US$ 43.99
In My Flesh Is Meat Indeed, Meredith J. C. Warren shows that the ?bread of life? discourse in John 6:51c-58 bears no Eucharistic overtones. Instead, John plays on Mediterranean cultural expectations about the nature of heroic sacrifice and the sacrificial meal that established the identification of a hero with a deity. Warren traces a literary trope... more...
- W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2015; US$ 38.08
Die Studie erhebt Anzahl und Durchführungsart religiöser und theologischer Bildungsangebote für Erwachsene und Kurse zum Glauben in der Evangelischen Landeskirche in Württemberg. Erstmalig wird damit eine landeskirchenbezogene Auswertung der Angebote präsentiert. Außerdem betrachten die Autoren, inwieweit die anvisierten Zielgruppen der Kursangebote... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 79.00
Starting in 1500, Europe transformed from a united Christendom into a continent bitterly divided between Catholicism and Protestantism by the end of the century. This illuminating text reveals what happened during that period by presenting the social, religious, economic, political, and cultural life of the European Reformation of the 16th century... more...
- Basic Books 2015; US$ 27.50
In 1521, the Catholic Church declared war on Martin Luther. The German monk had already been excommunicated the year before, after nailing his Ninety-Five Theses—which accused the Church of rampant corruption—to the door of a Saxon church. Now, the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V called for Luther “to be apprehended and punished as a notorious heretic.?... more...
- James Clarke & Co 2015; US$ 24.76
While Tyndales importance in the history of biblical translation is well understood, his theology has been much less studied. Ralph Werrell has become the leading authority on his theology, and in The Blood of Christ in the Theology of William Tyndale, he explores the background to and influences on one of Tyndales central theories.Werrell... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 280.00
At long last, this book provides a comprehensive study of the life and work of the 7th century monk and theologian Anastasius Sinaïta (Anastasios of Sinai). It analyzes his principal work, the Hodegos (or Viae Dux) and his other Christological writings, and also presents his sermons and his role as an apologist toward the Jews and Moslems... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00
This book traces the reinterpretations of the famous North African martyr text Passio Perpetuae et Felicitatis in the literature of the early Church from the 3rd century up to the times of Augustine. This recontextualization reaches its peak in the so-called Acta Perpetuae that represent a radical rewriting of the original and an attempt... more...