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  • Umstrittene Vergangenheitby Arne Hogrefe

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 210.00

    Der Kampf gegen die Donatisten im römischen Nordafrika prägte die Amtszeit des Bischofs Augustinus. Um die Ansichten der Donatisten zu widerlegen, greift er in seinen Schriften  neben theologischen Argumenten auf Ereignisse aus der Entstehungszeit des Schismas zurück. Mithilfe historischer Dokumente und ihrer Interpretation wollte Augustinus... more...

  • Gregory of Nyssa: Contra Eunomium IIby Lenka Karfíková; Scot Douglass; Johannes Zachhuber

    BRILL 2007; US$ 223.00

    The volume offers a new English translation of the Second Book Against Eunomius by Gregory of Nyssa and a series of papers providing introduction and commentary on the text focusing on the theory of language and the problem of naming God. more...

  • Justin, Philosopher and Martyrby Denis Minns; Paul Parvis

    OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 194.99

    A new text of the Apologies of Justin Martyr with introduction, translation, and commentary. An emphasis is placed on distinguishing the original text from later edits and understanding the complex history of the text in manuscript and print tradition. The introduction explores the second-century socio-historic context of the work. more...

  • Von Arius zum Athanasianumby Annette von Stockhausen; Hanns Christof Brennecke

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 196.00

    An die Seite des Corpus der Griechischen Christlichen Schriftsteller (GCS) stellte Adolf von Harnack die Monographienreihe der Texte und Untersuchungen zur Geschichte der altchristlichen Literatur (TU), die er bereits 1882 begründet hatte und die nunmehr als "Archiv für die ... Ausgabe der älteren christlichen Schriftsteller" diente. more...

  • Epistulae I-IV ad Serapionemby Dietmar Wyrwa; Kyriakos Savvidis

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 210.00

    Die vorliegende textkritische Edition der Serapionbriefe behebt nicht nur die irrige Verbindung zweier gesonderter Traktate zu einem einzigen (IV 1–7. IV 8–23) in der Gesamtausgabe der Werke des Athanasius, die auf Bernard de Montfaucon (1698) zurückgeht, sondern stellt den Text auf eine breitere Basis von Textzeugen innerhalb deren Überlieferungsgeschichte.... more...

  • Eusebius und die Heilige Schriftby Stefan Timm

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 280.00

    An die Seite des Corpus der Griechischen Christlichen Schriftsteller (GCS) stellte Adolf von Harnack die Monographienreihe der Texte und Untersuchungen zur Geschichte der altchristlichen Literatur (TU), die er bereits 1882 begründet hatte und die nunmehr als "Archiv für die ... Ausgabe der älteren christlichen Schriftsteller" diente. more...

  • Quinti Septimi Florentis Tertulliani De Animaby J.H. Waszink

    BRILL 2009; US$ 272.00

    The ‘Supplements to Vigiliae Christianae’ series was launched in 1987 with the publication of Tertullianus, De Idololatria, a critical text with translation and commentary by J.H. Waszink and J.C.M. van Winden (partly based on a manuscript left behind by P.G. van der Nat). It seems appropriate, therefore, that the 100th volume to appear in the ‘Supplements... more...

  • Clement of Alexandria on Trialby Piotr Ashwin-Siejkowski

    BRILL 2010; US$ 132.00

    Drawing on Photios' synopsis of the eight errors contained in Clement of Alexandria's lost work 'Hypotyposeis', this book offers a re-examination of second-century theology . The book stresses the importance understanding Clement's work in its original Alexandrian context. more...

  • The Confessions of Saint Augustineby Augustine

    The Crown Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00

    "The reader who has never met Augus-tine before ought to go first of all to the Confessions," reflected the Trappist monk and scholar Thomas Merton. "Augustine lived the theology that he wrote. . . . He experienced the reality of Christ living in his own soul."         Saint Augustine, the celebrated theologian who served as Bishop of Hippo from a.d.... more...

  • Augustine's "Confessions"by Garry Wills

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 19.95 US$ 18.15

    In this brief and incisive book, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Garry Wills tells the story of the Confessions --what motivated Augustine to dictate it, how it asks to be read, and the many ways it has been misread in the one-and-a-half millennia since it was composed. Following Wills's biography of Augustine and his translation of the Confessions... more...