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  1. The Wisdom of the Desert Fathers and Mothers

    The Wisdom of the Desert Fathers and Mothers

    $39.95

    This volume contains Athanasius' famous The Life of St. Anthony, St. Jerome's The Life of Paul the Hermit, and the collected sayings of many of the desert fathers and mothers. Encouraging humility, patience, prayer, introspection, and love, they teach that contemplative practice opens the door to eternal wisdom for daily life. Learn More
  2. Dynamics of Identity in the World of the Early Christians : Associations, Judeans and Cultural Minorities

    Dynamics of Identity in the World of the Early Christians : Associations, Judeans and Cultural Minorities

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    This study sheds new light on identity formation and maintenance in the world of the early Christians by drawing on neglected archaeological and epigraphic evidence concerning associations and immigrant groups and by incorporating insights from the social sciences. Learn More
  3. The Early Church : History and Memory

    The Early Church : History and Memory

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    This study aims is to demonstrate how certain perceptions of the early church still dominate the western cultural discourse and how important it is for a fruitful development of that discourse to inform it with a well grounded, well (historically) informed, notion of 'the early church'. Learn More
  4. The Cambridge History of Early Christian Literature

    The Cambridge History of Early Christian Literature

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    Christian literature in the period c. 100–c. 400 constitutes one of the most influential textual oeuvres of any religion. The works of individual writers in shaping the various genres of Christian literature is considered, alongside three general essays, covering distinct periods in the development of Christian literature, which survey the social, cultural and doctrinal context within which Christian literature arose and was used by Christians. Learn More
  5. Irenaeus on the Christian Faith

    Irenaeus on the Christian Faith

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    With this distillation readers now have access to Irenaeus' rich presentation of the Christian faith, saturated in a thorough knowledge of Scripture and steadfastly rooted in the apostolic tradition of the early church. Anyone who wants to know what the early Christian church had received and passed on from the apostles can do no better than to begin with this book. Learn More
  6. Hilary of Poitiers: Conflicts of Conscience and Law in the Fourth-Century Church

    Hilary of Poitiers: Conflicts of Conscience and Law in the Fourth-Century Church

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    Two texts are presented in English translation here. The first is what remains of a historical work Hilary wrote against two distinguished contemporary bishops, Valens and Ursacius, whose intervention on behalf of the Emperor Constantius Hilary thought disastrous. They throw a flood of light upon scenes of disarray, violence and betrayal in the Church life of the fourth century. Learn More
  7. Early Christian Rhetoric : The Language of the Gospel (was 24.95)

    Early Christian Rhetoric : The Language of the Gospel (was 24.95)

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    Amos Wilder's "Early Christian Rhetoric" arguably started the wave of interest in narrative and literary aspects of the New Testament that has swept over biblical studies in recent years. Today we have moved beyond either an idealist aesthetic in art or a theological rationalism in religion, and wide common ground is opened up in our total exploration of language and its uses (from the introduction). The reappearance of the volume attests to the enduring contribution of Amos Wilder to the field of biblical studies and to the validity of this approach to studying the New Testament. Learn More
  8. Wedding Present : Riches of Spiritual Wisdom for Life's Journey

    Wedding Present : Riches of Spiritual Wisdom for Life's Journey

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    A "notebook" containing a collection of quotations from the Fathers and the Scriptures, prayers and sayings originally to be given as a wedding present. Learn More
  9. To Christ and the Church : The Divine Eucharist as the All-Encompassing Mystery of the Church

    To Christ and the Church : The Divine Eucharist as the All-Encompassing Mystery of the Church

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    Milosevic presents the theological significance of the divine Eucharist as the par excellence All-Mystery of the Church and uncovers its inextricable link with the individual sacraments and their dependence upon it, which is seen in their performance all until the period of Turkish rule. Learn More
  10. St John Damascene : Tradition and Originality in Byzantine Theology

    St John Damascene : Tradition and Originality in Byzantine Theology

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    The first book to present an overall account of John's life and work, setting him in the context of the early synods of the Church that took place in the Palestinian monasteries during the first century of Arab rule. Learn More

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