Early Christianity & Patristics

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  1. The Monk and the Book

    The Monk and the Book [Paperback]

    Megan Hale Williams (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780226215303
    Published by : University of Chicago Press
    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 ... .... Learn More
  2. Christ Child

    Christ Child: Cultural Memories of a Young Jesus [Hardback]

    Stephen J. Davis (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780300149456
    Published by : Yale University Press
    Little is known about the early childhood of Jesus Christ. But in the decades after his death, stories began circulating about his origins. One collection of such tales was the so-called Infancy Gospel of Thomas, known in antiquity as the Paidika ... .... Learn More
  3. The Individual in the Religions of the Ancient Mediterranean

    The Individual in the Religions of the Ancient Mediterranean [Hardback]

    Jörg Rupke (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9780199674503
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Ancient religions are usually treated as collective and political phenomena and, apart from a few towering figures, the individual religious agent has fallen out of view. Addressing this gap, the essays in this volume focus on the individual and i... .... Learn More
  4. Ascetic Culture

    Ascetic Culture: Essays in Honor of Philip Rousseau [Hardback]

    Blake Leyerle (Editor); Robin Darling Young (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9780268033880
    Published by : University of Notre Dame Press
    Ascetic Culture honours Philip Rousseau's pathbreaking work on early Christian asceticism in a series of essays exploring how quickly the industrious and imaginative practitioners of asceticism, from the early fourth through the mid-fifth century,... .... Learn More
  5. Absolute Monarchs

    Absolute Monarchs [Hardback]

    John Julius Norwich (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781400067152
    Published by : Random House
    An entertaining one-volume history of the papacy. Rather than aim at comprehensiveness Norwich chooses to focus his attention on a selection of the most interesting and momentous papal reigns, demonstrating periods of papal power and weakness, pol... .... Learn More
  6. Funerary Speech for John Chrysostom

    Funerary Speech for John Chrysostom [Paperback]

    Timothy Barnes (Translator); George Bevan (Translator)

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    ISBN: 9781846318887
    Published by : Liverpool University Press
    John Chrysostom, Archbishop of Constantinople, was an important Early Church Father living in the latter half of the fourth century C. E. Much of his life and activities is contained in a funerary speech delivered by one of his former clergy membe... .... Learn More
  7. Saint Augustine of Hippo

    Saint Augustine of Hippo: An Intellectual Biography [Hardback]

    Miles Hollingworth (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780199861590
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    Augustine was one of the West's first public philosophers. Intellectually brilliant and a gifted writer, he is known primarily as one of the great figures of Christian late antiquity. In this new biography we encounter him through the complexities... .... Learn More
  8. The Myth of Persecution

    The Myth of Persecution [Hardback]

    Candida R. Moss (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780062104526
    Published by : Harper Collins Publishers
    Candida Moss explores the construction of the concept of an "Age of Martyrs", arguing that there was no sustained 300-year-long effort by the Romans to persecute Christians. Instead, these stories were pious exaggeration... .... Learn More
  9. Patrons and Viewers in Late Antiquity

    Patrons and Viewers in Late Antiquity [Hardback]

    Stine Birk (Editor); Birte Poulsen (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9788779340114
    Published by : Aarhus University Press
    Series: (Aarhus Studies in Mediterranean Antiquity [ASMA]: 10)
    Antiquity was a multi-cultural and multi-religious world. Meetings and interactions between cultures in East and West, and the consequent widespread exchange of ideas had an enormous impact on cultural practices and the creation of identities. The... .... Learn More
  10. The Unity of Christ

    The Unity of Christ: Continuity and Conflict in Patristic Tradition [Hardback]

    Christopher Beeley (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780300178623
    Published by : Yale University Press
    No period of history was more formative for the development of Christianity than the patristic age, when church leaders, monks, and laity established the standard features of Christianity as we know it today. Combining historical and theological a... .... Learn More

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