Early Christianity & Patristics

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  1. The Religious Worlds of the Laity in Late Antique Gaul

    The Religious Worlds of the Laity in Late Antique Gaul [Hardback]

    Lisa Kaaren Bailey (Author)

    Regular Price: £95.00

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    ISBN: 9781472519030
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    Christianity in the late antique world was not imposed but embraced, and the laity were not passive members of their religion but had a central role in its creation. This volume explores the role of the laity in Gaul, bringing together the fields ... .... Learn More
  2. Education and Religion in Late Antique Christianity: Reflections, social contexts and genres

    Education and Religion in Late Antique Christianity: Reflections, social contexts and genres [Hardback]

    P. Van Nuffelen (Editor); Lieve Van Hoof (Editor); Peter Gemeinhardt (Editor)

    Regular Price: £120.00

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    ISBN: 9781472434760
    Published by : Routledge
    This book studies the complex attitude of late ancient Christians towards classical education. In recent years, the different theoretical positions that can be found among the Church Fathers have received particular attention: their statements ran... .... Learn More
  3. Scenting Salvation

    Scenting Salvation: Ancient Christianity and the Olfactory Imagination [Paperback]

    Susan Ashbrook Harvey (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780520287563
    Published by : University of California Press
    This book explores the role of bodily, sensory experience in early Christianity (first seventh centuries AD) by focusing on the importance of smell in ancient Mediterranean culture. Following its legalization in the fourth century Roman Empire, Ch... .... Learn More
  4. Brother-Making in Late Antiquity and Byzantium: Monks Laymen and Christian Ritual (Onassis Series in Hellenic Culture)

    Brother-Making in Late Antiquity and Byzantium: Monks Laymen and Christian Ritual (Onassis Series in Hellenic Culture) [Hardback]

    Claudia Rapp (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780195389333
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Among medieval Christian societies, Byzantium is unique in preserving an ecclesiastical ritual of adelphopoiesis that pronounces two men as brothers. It has its origin as a spiritual blessing in the monastic world of late antiquity, and it becomes... .... Learn More
  5. Landscape Nature and the Sacred in Byzantium

    Landscape Nature and the Sacred in Byzantium [Hardback]

    Veronica della Dora (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781107139091
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Nature is as much an idea as a physical reality. By 'placing' nature within Byzantine culture and within the discourse of Orthodox Christian thought and practice, Landscape, Nature and the Sacred in Byzantium explores attitudes towards creation th... .... Learn More
  6. Performing Orthodox Ritual in Byzantium

    Performing Orthodox Ritual in Byzantium [Hardback]

    Andrew Walker White (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781107073852
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    In this groundbreaking, interdisciplinary study, Andrew Walker White explores the origins of Byzantine ritual - the rites of the early Greek Orthodox Church - and its unique relationship with traditional theatre. Tracing the secularization of paga... .... Learn More
  7. Augustine

    Augustine: Conversions to Confessions [Hardback]

    Robin Lane Fox (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780465022274
    Published by : Basic Books
    Augustine is the person from the ancient world about whom we know most. He is the author of an intimate masterpiece, the Confessions, which continues to delight and challenge its many admirers. In it he writes about his infancy and his schooling i... .... Learn More
  8. Augustine

    Augustine [Hardback]

    Robin Lane Fox (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781846144004
    Published by : Penguin Books Ltd
    Augustine is the person from the ancient world about whom we know most. He is the author of an intimate masterpiece, the Confessions, which continues to delight and challenge its many admirers. In it he writes about his infancy and his schooling i... .... Learn More
  9. Mantike

    Mantike: Studies in Ancient Divination [Paperback]

    Sarah Iles Johnston (Editor); Peter T. Struck (Editor)

    Regular Price: £53.00

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    ISBN: 9789004283343
    Published by : BRILL
    This book thoroughly revisits divination as a central phenomenon in the lives of ancient Greeks, Romans, and Egyptians. It collects studies from many periods in Graeco-Roman history, from the Archaic period to the late Roman, and touches on many d... .... Learn More
  10. Sons of Hellenism Fathers of the Church

    Sons of Hellenism Fathers of the Church: Emperor Julian Gregory of Nazianzus and the Vision of Rome [Paperback]

    Susanna Elm (Author)

    Regular Price: £28.00

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    ISBN: 9780520287549
    Published by : University of California Press
    This ground breaking study brings into dialogue for the first time the writings of Julian, the last non-Christian Roman Emperor, and his most outspoken critic, Bishop Gregory of Nazianzus, a central figure of Christianity. Susanna Elm compares the... .... Learn More

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