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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Augustine's Text of Johnby Hugh Houghton

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 124.99

    A reconstruction of how Augustine, one of the most famous and productive theologians in the Western Church, used the Bible, based on information in his writings and surviving manuscripts. Includes a commentary on Augustine's text and exegesis of the Gospel according to John. more...

  • Augustine's Commentary on Galatiansby Eric Plumer

    OUP Oxford 2003; US$ 54.99

    Augustine's Commentary on Galatians is his only complete, formal commentary on any book of the Bible and offers unique insights into his understanding of Paul and of his own task as a biblical interpreter. In addition to an English translation with facing Latin text, Eric Plumer provides a comprehensive introduction and copious notes. more...

  • Basil of Caesarea's Anti-Eunomian Theory of Namesby Mark DelCogliano

    BRILL 2010; US$ 153.00

    Basil of Caesarea's debate with Eunomius of Cyzicus in the early 360s marks a turning point in the fourth-century Trinitarian controversies. It shifted focus to methodological and epistemological disputes underlying theological differences. This monograph explores one of these fundamental points of contention: the proper theory of names. It offers... more...

  • Gregory of Nyssa, Ancient and (Post)modernby Morwenna Ludlow

    OUP Oxford 2007; US$ 43.99

    The fourth-century Christian thinker, Gregory of Nyssa, has been the subject of a huge variety of interpretations over the past fifty years. Morwenna Ludlow analyses these recent readings, and asks: What do they reveal about modern and postmodern interpretations of the Christian past? What do they say about the nature of Gregory's writing? more...