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- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 43.95
This book presents fresh, lively translations of fourteen such homilies, the majority for the first time in English. The homilies were delivered in some of the main cities of the Greek East of the later Roman Empire, by well-known figures such as Basil of Caesarea, Gregory of Nyssa and John Chrysostom, as well as the equally gifted preachers Asterius... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 133.00
No text was as widely disseminated in early Baltic literature as Martin Luther?s Small Catechism. In fact, it marked the dawn of the literature of all three Baltic languages. This comparative study of the Old Prussian, Old Lithuanian, and Latvian versions of Small Catechism gives insight about the idiosyncrasies of the Old Prussian version... more...
- Baker Publishing Group 2011; US$ 2.99
Beloved author Warren W. Wiersbe gives you a glimpse into the lives fascinating and faithful believers whose struggles and triumphs will inspire and encourage you along life's uncertain journey. more...
- B&H Publishing Group 2010; US$ 14.99
This book offers a succinct yet thorough introduction to 131 of the most intriguing, courageous, inspiring Christians who ever lived. It tells how they lived, what they believed, and how their faith affected the course of world history. Includes a timeline with a historical context for each individual, key quotes from or about each personality, and... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; US$ 11.24
Let the Saints' lives guide and touch your life each day! The life of a saint is the life of an ordinary person lived well. And that's the life readers will discover in this delightful and often surprising collection of words and wisdom from saints throughout the ages. A lovely and inspiring gift book, 365 Saints illuminates how the saints actually... more...
- Columbia University Press 2006; US$ 59.99
Early Christians used charges of adultery, incest, and lascivious behavior to demonize their opponents, police insiders, resist pagan rulers, and define what it meant to be a Christian. Christians frequently claimed that they, and they alone were sexually virtuous, comparing themselves to those marked as outsiders, especially non-believers and "heretics,"... more...
- NYU Press 2012; US$ 25.50
In 2006, the contemporary American Pentecostal movement celebrated its 100th birthday. Over that time, its African American sector has been markedly influential, not only vis-à-vis other branches of Pentecostalism but also throughout the Christian church. Black Christians have been integrally involved in every aspect of the Pentecostal movement since... more...
- Unbridled Books 2012; US$ 9.99
Afterlives of the Saints is a woven gathering of groundbreaking essays that move through Renaissance anatomy and the Sistine Chapel, Borges? "Library of Babel," the history of spontaneous human combustion, the dangers of masturbation, the pleasures of castration, and so forth? each essay focusing on the story of a particular (and particularly strange)... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95
An account, and assessment, of the career of St Ambrose (339-397), from 374 bishop of Milan and one of the four Doctors of the Christian Church (with Sts. Jerome, Augustine and Gregory the Great). A key figure in the transition of the later Roman Empire into its medieval successor, Western Christendom, Ambrose was deeply involved in the political,... more...
- University of California Press 1994; US$ 70.00 US$ 56.00
In this new and illuminating interpretation of Ambrose, bishop of Milan from 374 to 397, Neil McLynn thoroughly sifts the evidence surrounding this very difficult personality. The result is a richly detailed interpretation of Ambrose's actions and writings that penetrates the bishop's painstaking presentation of self. McLynn succeeds in revealing Ambrose's... more...