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Early Christian literature. Fathers of the Church, etc.

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  • The Monk and the Bookby Megan Hale Williams

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 38.00

    In the West, monastic ideals and scholastic pursuits are complementary; monks are popularly imagined copying classics, preserving learning through the Middle Ages, and establishing the first universities. But this dual identity is not without its contradictions. While monasticism emphasizes the virtues of poverty, chastity, and humility, the scholar,... more...

  • Theodore of Mopsuestiaby Frederick McLeod

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 36.95

    Theodore, bishop of Mopsuestia, (c.350-428) stands out as the pre-eminent exponent of the School of Antioch’s literal, historical and rational emphases in exegesis and of its staunch defence of Christ’s humanity. At his death, he was hailed as one of the outstanding, prolific biblical theologians of his time. However, after his works and person were... more...

  • Augustine and the Disciplinesby Karla Pollmann; Mark Vessey

    OUP Oxford 2005; US$ 149.99

    Augustine and the Disciplines takes its cue from Augustine's theory of the liberal arts to explore the larger question of how the Bible became the focus of medieval culture in the West. Augustine himself became increasingly aware that an ambivalent attitude towards knowledge and learning was inherent in Christianity. By facing the intellectual challenge... more...

  • Theurgisches Denkenby Wiebke-Marie Stock

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 182.00

    Die Antike und ihre Rezeption wurden bisher weitgehend in den Grenzen von Fachdisziplinen erforscht. In der Reihe Transformationen der Antike steht dagegen die interdisziplinäre Kontextualisierung der produktiven Transformationen antiker Wissenschaften und Künste im Vordergrund. Dargestellt wird der langwellige, von der Spätantike bis zur... more...

  • Historia animae utilis de Barlaam et Ioasaph (spuria) Iby Robert Volk

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 252.00

    Since 1963 the series Patristische Texte und Studien has been publishing research findings coordinated by the Patristics Commission, which today is a joint venture of all the German Academies. The series is presenting editions, commentaries and monographs on the writings and teachings of the Church Fathers. more...

  • Theologie und Kirche im Horizont der Antikeby Carl Andresen; Peter Gemeinhardt

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 210.00

    Die seit 1925 erscheinenden Arbeiten zur Kirchengeschichte bilden eine der traditionsreichsten historischen Buchreihen im deutschsprachigen Raum. Sie enthalten Forschungen zur Kirchen- und Dogmengeschichte des Christentums aller Epochen, veröffentlichen aber auch Arbeiten aus verwandten Disziplinen wie beispielsweise der Archäologie,... more...

  • Umstrittene Vergangenheitby Arne Hogrefe

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 210.00

    Die Millennium-Studien wollen Grenzen überschreiten, Grenzen zwischen den Epochen und regionalen Räumen wie auch Grenzen zwischen den Disziplinen. Millennium ist international, transdisziplinär und epochenübergreifend ausgerichtet. Das Herausgebergremium und der Beirat repräsentieren ein breites Spektrum von Fächern: Kunst- und literaturwissenschaftliche... 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...

  • Theodor von Mopsuestia, De incarnationeby Till Jansen

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 210.00

    Since 1963 the series Patristische Texte und Studien has been publishing research findings coordinated by the Patristics Commission, which today is a joint venture of all the German Academies. The series is presenting editions, commentaries and monographs on the writings and teachings of the Church Fathers. more...