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- HarperCollins 2009; Not Available
The premier historical Jesus scholar joins a brilliant archaeologist to illuminate the life and teaching of Jesus against the background of his world. There have been phenomenal advances in the historical understanding of Jesus and his world and times, but also huge, lesser known advances in first?century Palestine archaeology that explain... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; Not Available
?No one knows more about the history and archaeology of ancient Jerusalem than Shimon Gibson.... This book is destined to become the standard in the field.? ? Prof. James D. Tabor, author of The Jesus Dynasty A world renowned archaeologist reveals the historic footprint of Jesus in Jerusalem and what really happened during the final days. Fans... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2009; Not Available
What if everything you think you know about Jesus is wrong? In the sequel to ?The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail? Michael Baigent reveals the truth and tackles controversial questions, such as whether or not Christ survived the crucifixion. more...
- Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 7.95
Monasteries are among the most intriguing and enduring symbols of England's medieval heritage. Simultaneously places of prayer and spirituality, power and charity, learning and invention, illusion and superstition, they survive today as haunting ruins, great houses and as some of our most important cathedrals and churches. This book examines the growth... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 149.95
First published over a century ago, the uilla ("Raised-Hand") prayers have received little close study. This book focuses on the hymnic introductions of these multipurpose prayers as theological texts in their own right. more...
- Touchstone 2011; Not Available
Explore one of the richest and most rewarding aspects of Western art with this comprehensive easy-to-use, portable guide to Christian symbols. Organized like a primer, with hundreds of entries in 50 categories?from A for Angels to Z for Zodiac?this handy pocket reference enables you to recognize at a glance the identity and meaning of all the elements... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2013; US$ 7.95
Churches up and down the United Kingdom have some remarkable collections of the most exquisitely embroidered clothing which are part of our hidden heritage. Our cathedrals hold in their treasuries some of the most beautiful textile pieces ever produced in Europe and beyond. There is a whole fascinating history to these priestly vestments and how they... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 196.00
In their functions as memorial and devotional literature, the ?Acts of the Martyrs?, are generally read as historical protocols. They are an access point for understanding the development of hagiography. By examining different genres and textual compilations (at times, synoptic), this volume reveals the diversity of this literature and documents its... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 150.00
In Christians and Pagans in Roman Britain , first published in 1991, Professor Dorothy Watts sets out to distinguish possible Pagan features in Romano-British Christianity in the period leading up to and immediately following the withdrawal of Roman forces in AD 410. Watts argues that British Christianity at the time contained many Pagan influences,... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 420.00
This book offers a concise introduction to the full range of writings in the Qumran: genuine, apocryphal, and pseudoepigraphic works as well as ?Biblical? manuscripts. The basic knowledge regarding each work is cogently summarized and brief passages are presented verbatim. This approach allows each of the texts to speak for itself as part of a unified... more...