Early Christianity & Patristics

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  1. Archaeology and the Letters of Paul

    Archaeology and the Letters of Paul [Hardback]

    Laura Salah Nasrallah (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9780199699674
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Archaeology and the Letters of Paul illuminates the social, political, economic, and religious lives of those to whom the apostle Paul wrote. Roman Ephesos provides evidence of slave traders and the regulation of slaves; it is a likely setting for... .... Learn More
  2. The Beginnings of the Cult of Relics

    The Beginnings of the Cult of Relics [Hardback]

    Robert Wisniewski (Author)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9780199675562
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Christians have often admired and venerated martyrs who died for their faith, but for long time thought that the bodies of martyrs should remain undisturbed in their graves. Initially, Christian attitude toward the bones of the dead, saint or not,... .... Learn More
  3. The Idea of Nicaea in the Early Church Councils, AD 431-451

    The Idea of Nicaea in the Early Church Councils, AD 431-451 [Hardback]

    Mark S. Smith (Author)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9780198835271
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford Early Christian Studies
    The Idea of Nicaea in the Early Church Councils examines the role that appeals to Nicaea (both the council and its creed) played in the major councils of the mid-fifth century. It argues that the conflict between rival construals of Nicaea, and th... .... Learn More
  4. Augustine's Early Thought on the Redemptive Function of Divine Judgement

    Augustine's Early Thought on the Redemptive Function of Divine Judgement [Hardback]

    Bart van Egmond (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9780198834922
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford Early Christian Studies
    Augustine's Early Thought on the Redemptive Function of Divine Judgement considers the relationship between Augustine's account of God's judgment and his theology of grace in his early works. How does God use his law and the penal consequences of ... .... Learn More
  5. On God, The Soul, Evil and the Rise of Christianity

    On God, The Soul, Evil and the Rise of Christianity [Paperback]

    John Peter Kenney (Author)

    £20.99

    ISBN: 9781501313981
    Published by : Bloomsbury
    Series: Reading Augustine
    Reading Augustine is a new line of books offering personal readings of St. Augustine of Hippo from leading philosophers and religious scholars. The aim of the series is to make clear Augustine's importance to contemporary thought and to present Au... .... Learn More
  6. Saving Shame: Martyrs, Saints, and Other Abject Subjects

    Saving Shame: Martyrs, Saints, and Other Abject Subjects [Paperback]

    Virginia Burrus (Author)

    £20.99

    ISBN: 9780812224276
    Published by : University of Pennsylvania Press
    Series: Divinations: Rereading Late Ancient Religion
    Virginia Burrus explores one of the strongest and most disturbing aspects of the Christian tradition, its excessive preoccupation with shame. While Christianity has frequently been implicated in the conversion of ancient Mediterranean cultures fro... .... Learn More
  7. The Specter of the Jews: Emperor Julian and the Rhetoric of Ethnicity in Syrian Antioch

    The Specter of the Jews: Emperor Julian and the Rhetoric of Ethnicity in Syrian Antioch [Hardback]

    Ari Finkelstein (Author)

    £74.00

    ISBN: 9780520298729
    Published by : University of California Press
    In the generation after Constantine the Great elevated Christianity to a dominant position in the Roman Empire, his nephew, the Emperor Julian, sought to reinstate the old gods to their former place of prominence--in the face of intense opposition... .... Learn More
  8. The Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Ritual

    The Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Ritual [Hardback]

    Risto Uro (Editor); Juliette J. Day (Editor); Richard E. DeMaris (Editor); Rikard Roitto (Editor)

    £110.00

    ISBN: 9780198747871
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford Handbooks
    Scholars of religion have long assumed that ritual and belief constitute the fundamental building blocks of religious traditions and that these two components of religion are interrelated and interdependent in significant ways. Generations of New ... .... Learn More
  9. Bonds and Boundaries Among the Early Churches: Community Maintenance in the Letter of James and the Didache

    Bonds and Boundaries Among the Early Churches: Community Maintenance in the Letter of James and the Didache [Paperback]

    Chun Ling Yu (Author)

    £80.00

    ISBN: 9782503580739
    Published by : Brepols
    Series: Studia Traditionis Theologiae
    Volume: 29
    This book explores the group conflicts within early Christian communities reflected in the letter of James and the Didache, and then analyzes the community maintenance strategies of these two writings. With the tools from social science, it shows ... .... Learn More
  10. Preaching Christology in the Roman Near East: A Study of Jacob of Serugh

    Preaching Christology in the Roman Near East: A Study of Jacob of Serugh [Hardback]

    Philip Michael Forness (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9780198826453
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Series: Oxford Early Christian Studies
    Preaching formed one of the primary, regular avenues of communication between ecclesiastical elites and a wide range of society. Clergy used homilies to spread knowledge of complex theological debates prevalent in late antique Christian discourse.... .... Learn More

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