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August Hermann Francke described his conversion to Pietism in gripping terms that included intense spiritual struggle, weeping, falling to his knees, and a decisive moment in which his doubt suddenly disappeared and he was overwhelmed as with a stream of joy. His account came to exemplify Pietist conversion in the ...
German Pietism and the Problem of Conversion
August Hermann Francke described his conversion to Pietism in gripping terms that included intense spiritual struggle, weeping, falling to his knees, and a decisive moment in which his doubt suddenly disappeared and he was overwhelmed as with a stream of joy. His account came to exemplify Pietist conversion in the historical imagination around Pietism and religious awakening. Jonathan Strom's new interpretation challenges the paradigmatic nature of Francke's narrative and seeks to uncover the more varied, complex, and problematic character that conversion experiences posed for Pietists in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Grounded in archival research, German Pietism and the Problem of Conversion traces the way that accounts of conversion developed and were disseminated among Pietists. Strom examines members' relationship to the pious stories of the last hours, the growth of conversion narratives in popular Pietist periodicals, controversies over the Busskampf model of conversion, the Dargun revival movement, and the popular, if gruesome, genre of execution conversion narratives. Interrogating a wide variety of sources and examining nuance in the language used to define conversion throughout history, Strom explains how these experiences were received and why many Pietists had an uneasy relationship to conversions and the practice of narrating them. A learned, insightful work by one of the world's leading scholars of Pietism, this volume sheds new light on Pietist conversion and the development of piety and modern evangelical narratives of religious experience.
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36.700000 USD

German Pietism and the Problem of Conversion

by Jonathan Strom
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Asian Christianities: History, Theology, Practice
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52.500000 USD

Asian Christianities: History, Theology, Practice

by Peter C. Phan
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What does it mean to contemplate? In the Middle Ages, more than merely thinking with intensity, it was a religious practice entailing utter receptiveness to the divine presence. Contemplation is widely considered by scholars today to have been the highest form of devotional prayer, a rarified means of experiencing God ...
Staging Contemplation: Participatory Theology in Middle English Prose, Verse, and Drama
What does it mean to contemplate? In the Middle Ages, more than merely thinking with intensity, it was a religious practice entailing utter receptiveness to the divine presence. Contemplation is widely considered by scholars today to have been the highest form of devotional prayer, a rarified means of experiencing God practiced only by the most devout of monks, nuns, and mystics. Yet, in this groundbreaking new book, Eleanor Johnson argues instead for the pervasiveness and accessibility of contemplative works to medieval audiences. By drawing together ostensibly diverse literary genres-devotional prose, allegorical poetry, cycle dramas, and morality plays-Staging Contemplation paints late Middle English contemplative writing as a broad genre that operated collectively and experientially as much as through radical individual disengagement from the world. Johnson further argues that the contemplative genre played a crucial role in the exploration of the English vernacular as a literary and theological language in the fifteenth century, tracing how these works engaged modes of disfluency-from strained syntax and aberrant grammar, to puns, slang, code-switching, and laughter-to explore the limits, norms, and potential of English as a devotional language. Full of virtuoso close readings, this book demonstrates a sustained interest in how poetic language can foster a participatory experience of likeness to God among lay and devotional audiences alike.
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Staging Contemplation: Participatory Theology in Middle English Prose, Verse, and Drama

by Eleanor Johnson
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How did the medieval Middle East transform from a majority-Christian world to a majority-Muslim world, and what role did violence play in this process? Christian Martyrs under Islam explains how Christians across the early Islamic caliphate slowly converted to the faith of the Arab conquerors and how small groups of ...
Christian Martyrs under Islam: Religious Violence and the Making of the Muslim World
How did the medieval Middle East transform from a majority-Christian world to a majority-Muslim world, and what role did violence play in this process? Christian Martyrs under Islam explains how Christians across the early Islamic caliphate slowly converted to the faith of the Arab conquerors and how small groups of individuals rejected this faith through dramatic acts of resistance, including apostasy and blasphemy. Using previously untapped sources in a range of Middle Eastern languages, Christian Sahner introduces an unknown group of martyrs who were executed at the hands of Muslim officials between the seventh and ninth centuries CE. Found in places as diverse as Syria, Spain, Egypt, and Armenia, they include an alleged descendant of Muhammad who converted to Christianity, high-ranking Christian secretaries of the Muslim state who viciously insulted the Prophet, and the children of mixed marriages between Muslims and Christians. Sahner argues that Christians never experienced systematic persecution under the early caliphs, and indeed, they remained the largest portion of the population in the greater Middle East for centuries after the Arab conquest. Still, episodes of ferocious violence contributed to the spread of Islam within Christian societies, and memories of this bloodshed played a key role in shaping Christian identity in the new Islamic empire. Christian Martyrs under Islam examines how violence against Christians ended the age of porous religious boundaries and laid the foundations for more antagonistic Muslim-Christian relations in the centuries to come.
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Christian Martyrs under Islam: Religious Violence and the Making of the Muslim World

by Christian C. Sahner
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Psalms 146a150asometimes called the Final Hallel aare often thought to comprise an end to the Psalter. Frequently seen as connected to other psalms through catchwords that act as both literary and theological links, these final psalms are thought to originally, and deliberately, close out the entire book of psalms. However, ...
The End of the Psalter: Psalms 146a150 in the Masoretic Text, the Dead Sea Scrolls, and the Septuagint
Psalms 146a150asometimes called the Final Hallel aare often thought to comprise an end to the Psalter. Frequently seen as connected to other psalms through catchwords that act as both literary and theological links, these final psalms are thought to originally, and deliberately, close out the entire book of psalms. However, Alma Brodersen questions this purported function of these psalms. The End of the Psalter presents new interpretations of Psalms 146a150 based on the oldest extant evidence: the Hebrew Masoretic Text, the Hebrew Dead Sea Scrolls, and the Greek Septuagint. Brodersen analyzes each psalm separately in all three sources, complete with a translation and detailed comments on form, intertextuality, content, genre, and date. Based on this rigorous analysis, Brodersen makes detailed comparisons of the individual psalms and their intertextual references that highlight substantial differences between the transmitted texts. Brodersen concludes that Psalms 146a150 were separate texts, which only came to form the end of the Psalter in the Masoretic tradition. Her work underscores the importance of psalms exegesis before Psalter exegesis, and illustrates how the use of ancient sources furthers the understanding of the Psalms.
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41.950000 USD

The End of the Psalter: Psalms 146a150 in the Masoretic Text, the Dead Sea Scrolls, and the Septuagint

by Alma Brodersen
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T. F. Torrance's influential The Doctrine of Grace in the Apostolic Fathers (1948) relegated the collection of Christianity's earliest noncanonical witnesses to a fall from grace. According to Torrance, the Apostolic Fathers abandoned Paul's justification by faith and instead advocated for various forms of works righteousness. Given the new perspectives ...
Justification in the Second Century
T. F. Torrance's influential The Doctrine of Grace in the Apostolic Fathers (1948) relegated the collection of Christianity's earliest noncanonical witnesses to a fall from grace. According to Torrance, the Apostolic Fathers abandoned Paul's justification by faith and instead advocated for various forms of works righteousness. Given the new perspectives on both Paul and first-century Judaism, Brian Arnold challenges Torrance's judgments of the Apostolic Fathers by assessing the clarity, prevalence, and importance of Paul's doctrine of justification one hundred years after Paul's death (ca. 165 CE). Arnold carefully examines the ancient writings of Clement of Rome, Ignatius of Antioch,and Justin Martyr, as well as the Epistle to Diognetus and the Odes of Solomon, providing close readings of key texts. Arnold concludes, contrary to Torrance, that Paul's teaching on justification is present, understood, and important in second-century writings. Arnold opposes arguments that claim the Early Church Fathers either misunderstood Paul or were uninterested in the doctrine. Arnold shows that Christianity, in its earliest practices, emphasized the virtuous life that must follow one's baptism, while also contending that faith is the only prerequisite for justification. While second-century Christian literature may not mimic Paul's language at every point, Arnold shows that the essence of Pauline soteriologyathe liberation and new life that faith in Christ's atoning death provides apart from lawacontinues to be a dominant theme of Christian reflection, praxis, and worship.
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Justification in the Second Century

by Brian J. Arnold
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At the turn of the twentieth century, a group of famed scholars at the University of GAttingen founded a movement that came to be known as the History of Religions School. In their approach to Christian origins and early Christian belief about Jesus they emphasized the degree to which Christianity ...
Hellenistic Mystery-Religions: Their Basic Ideas and Significance
At the turn of the twentieth century, a group of famed scholars at the University of GAttingen founded a movement that came to be known as the History of Religions School. In their approach to Christian origins and early Christian belief about Jesus they emphasized the degree to which Christianity was a product of its time. Christians borrowed and adapted ideas already in wide circulation to craft their claims about Christ. In his now classic Hellenistic Mystery-Religions (first published in 1910), Richard Reitzenstein seeks to establish the direct dependence of early Christianity on Hellenistic, Mandaean, and Iranian mythology and ritual. While written before the discoveries of Qumran and Nag Hammadi, Reitzenstein's knowledge of ancient texts still warrants careful reading. Even if one rejects his claim that the Apostle Paul was the greatest of all Gnostics, Reitzenstein's rigorous attempt to root Christianity in its historical context and demonstrate the genetic development of religious belief and practice merits both commendation and careful attention.
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52.450000 USD

Hellenistic Mystery-Religions: Their Basic Ideas and Significance

by Richard Reitzenstein
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In the early '70s, James M. Robinson (Claremont) and Helmut Koester (Harvard), both students of Bultmann, broke new ground in their Trajectories through Early Christianity . The eight essays that comprise this volume seek a wholesale redefinition of the task of New Testament studies, as well as illustrating this newly ...
Trajectories through Early Christianity
In the early '70s, James M. Robinson (Claremont) and Helmut Koester (Harvard), both students of Bultmann, broke new ground in their Trajectories through Early Christianity . The eight essays that comprise this volume seek a wholesale redefinition of the task of New Testament studies, as well as illustrating this newly conceived task. Robinson and Koester claim that the New Testament cannot be read apart from other early Christian literature and that the regnant designation of canon is misleading because it obscures the essential fluidity of early Christianity. Robinson and Koester not only question the artificial limits of the New Testament as a whole, but also the utility of the most commonly accepted forms ( Gattungen ) that constitute the New Testament. In the end, even the labels orthodoxy and heresy should be abandonedaalong with an outmoded belief that orthodoxy preceded heresy and formed the center of Christianity. From its birth, Christianity was pluriform, and what later came to be known as orthodoxy and heresy were only two of many equally legitimate trajectories running through Christianity. Robinson and Koester's bold wrestling with the basic question of Christian origins proves as instructive today as it did over forty years ago: was there ever identifiable unity in early Christianity, or has diversity always been the measuring stick?
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Trajectories through Early Christianity

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Oscar Cullmann's The Christology of the New Testament was the standard student textbook in New Testament courses and the measuring stick for scholarly inquiry into Christology for decades. An enduring classic, this book is based on a lifetime of study from one of the most creative and disciplined minds ever ...
The Christology of the New Testament
Oscar Cullmann's The Christology of the New Testament was the standard student textbook in New Testament courses and the measuring stick for scholarly inquiry into Christology for decades. An enduring classic, this book is based on a lifetime of study from one of the most creative and disciplined minds ever to tackle the problem of New Testament Christology. Cullmann moves methodically through his careful philological and textual consideration of the various titles used for Jesus in the New Testament, dividing them into four groups: titles used to refer to Jesus' earthly life (prophet, servant, and priest); titles used to refer to Jesus' eschatological work (Messiah and Son of Man); titles used to refer to Jesus' present work in the church (Lord and Savior); and titles used to refer to Jesus' preexistence (Word and Son of God). In each case, he weighs the New Testament's usage of each title against the Old Testament, Second Temple Jewish, and Hellenistic semantic backgrounds. Though Cullmann sifts the evidence analytically and presents it systematically, the end result is not simply a christological lexicon. Instead, he creates a cohesive picture by showing that early Christianity's view of Jesus originated with the historical Jesus himself. For Cullmann, New Testament Christology was not a later Hellenistic imposition upon earlier Jewish beliefs about Jesus. Rather, the titles used for Jesus form a chain of specific events centered around Jesus, events that fit into and extend the long string of God's saving deeds in history. Cullmann's Christology remains as instructive and important today as when it first appearedaand still repays careful reading and study.
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36.700000 USD

The Christology of the New Testament

by Oscar Cullmann
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Fighting the Antichrist analyzes the discourse against Catholicism from the breach from Rome in 1534 until the death of Elizabeth I in 1603. Cultural representations of Catholicism were decisive in creating and moulding the perceptions that many Englishmen had of the new Anglican Church and its alleged enemies. Such perceptions ...
Fighting the Antichrist: A Cultural History of Anti-Catholicism in Tudor England
Fighting the Antichrist analyzes the discourse against Catholicism from the breach from Rome in 1534 until the death of Elizabeth I in 1603. Cultural representations of Catholicism were decisive in creating and moulding the perceptions that many Englishmen had of the new Anglican Church and its alleged enemies. Such perceptions were essential not only in promoting policies against English Catholics, but in shaping English national identity. Anti-Catholic propaganda elaborated a stereotype of the Catholic that converged with other negative cultural types common in the period, such as that of the lazy, lecherous monk, the cruel Spaniard, the seductive and deceitful Jesuit and the Machiavellian schemer (the last three enjoying special popularity in the second half of the Elizabethan period). These stereotypes allowed anti-Catholics to send a clear message to their Protestant countrymen: that Catholicism was a devilish, corrupt foreign power that could undermine the most basic pillars of English society their Church and State. Dr Alvarez-Recio explores a wide number of texts of different genres in order to determine their contribution to the aforementioned cultural image of the Roman Catholic Church in England. Special attention is paid to political and doctrinal plays and pamphlets, given their appeal to different social groups and their role in creating a new public opinion. Other kinds of material that are also considered include chronicles and private letters, fragments of royal proclamations, and descriptions of royal entries and coronations. All these texts offer a wide spectrum of responses to the Catholic question and assist in understanding the role of anti-Catholic discourse in royal iconography. Originally published in Spanish by Ediciones Universidad de Salamanca, the volume provides an inter-disciplinary approach, addressing issues such as the formation of public opinion, the influence of imperial discourse, and the overriding role of religion in nationalist issues.
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51.10 USD

Fighting the Antichrist: A Cultural History of Anti-Catholicism in Tudor England

by Leticia Alvarez Recio
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In Pulpit and Nation, Spencer McBride highlights the importance of Protestant clergymen in early American political culture, elucidating the actual role of religion in the founding era. Beginning with colonial precedents for clerical involvement in politics and concluding with false rumors of Thomas Jefferson's conversion to Christianity in 1817, this ...
Pulpit and Nation: Clergymen and the Politics of Revolutionary America
In Pulpit and Nation, Spencer McBride highlights the importance of Protestant clergymen in early American political culture, elucidating the actual role of religion in the founding era. Beginning with colonial precedents for clerical involvement in politics and concluding with false rumors of Thomas Jefferson's conversion to Christianity in 1817, this book reveals the ways in which the clergy's political activism-and early Americans' general use of religious language and symbols in their political discourse-expanded and evolved to become an integral piece in the invention of an American national identity. Offering a fresh examination of some of the key junctures in the development of the American political system-the Revolution, the ratification debates of 1787-88, and the formation of political parties in the 1790s-McBride shows how religious arguments, sentiments, and motivations were subtly interwoven with political ones in the creation of the early American republic. Ultimately, Pulpit and Nation reveals that while religious expression was common in the political culture of the Revolutionary era, it was as much the calculated design of ambitious men seeking power as it was the natural outgrowth of a devoutly religious people.
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26.250000 USD

Pulpit and Nation: Clergymen and the Politics of Revolutionary America

by Spencer W McBride
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This volume provides a theoretically and empirically-grounded study of the significance of landscape in the experience of Christian pilgrimage across different denominations and its intersection with cultural heritage and tourism. The book focuses on pilgrimages to Meteora (Greece), Subiaco (Italy) and the Isle of Man. These are each sites of ...
Christian Pilgrimage, Landscape and Heritage: Journeying to the Sacred
This volume provides a theoretically and empirically-grounded study of the significance of landscape in the experience of Christian pilgrimage across different denominations and its intersection with cultural heritage and tourism. The book focuses on pilgrimages to Meteora (Greece), Subiaco (Italy) and the Isle of Man. These are each sites of scenic beauty that boast a rich heritage associated respectively to Greek Orthodox, Roman Catholic and Ecumenical/ Protestant denominations. The study discusses different Christian theologies, practices and perspectives on the nature and the purpose of pilgrimage in these traditions. It draws on participant experiential accounts, archival research, and interviews with clergy, laity and local stakeholders. Special attention is paid to the themes of sacred space and practice, aesthetics, mobilities, embodiment and performance, emotional geographies, theology, cultural heritage, consumption and commodification, and the pilgrim-tourist continuum.
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Christian Pilgrimage, Landscape and Heritage: Journeying to the Sacred

by Heather Walton, Alessandro Scafi, Veronica Della Dora, Avril Maddrell
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In these vivid and approachable essays Eamon Duffy engages with some of the central aspects of Western religion in the thousand years between the decline of pagan Rome and the rise of the Protestant Reformation. In the process he opens windows on the vibrant and multifaceted beliefs and practices by ...
Royal Books and Holy Bones: Essays in Medieval Christianity
In these vivid and approachable essays Eamon Duffy engages with some of the central aspects of Western religion in the thousand years between the decline of pagan Rome and the rise of the Protestant Reformation. In the process he opens windows on the vibrant and multifaceted beliefs and practices by which medieval people made sense of their world: the fear of death and the impact of devastating pandemic, holy war against Islam and the invention of the blood libel against the Jews, provision for the afterlife and the continuing power of the dead over the living, the meaning of pilgrimage and the evolution of Christian music. Duffy unpicks the stories of the Golden Legend and Yale University's mysterious Voynich manuscript, discusses the cult of `St' Henry VI and explores childhood in the Middle Ages. Accompanying the book are a collection of full colour plates which further demonstrate the richness of late medieval religion. In this highly readable collection Eamon Duffy once more challenges existing scholarly narratives and sheds new light on the religion of Britain and Europe before and during the Reformation.
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Royal Books and Holy Bones: Essays in Medieval Christianity

by Eamon Duffy
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David Moessner proposes a new understanding of the relation of Luke's second volume to his Gospel to open up a whole new reading of Luke's foundational contribution to the New Testament. For postmodern readers who find Acts a `generic outlier,' dangling tenuously somewhere between the `mainland' of the evangelists and ...
Luke the Historian of Israel's Legacy, Theologian of Israel's `Christ': A New Reading of the `Gospel Acts' of Luke
David Moessner proposes a new understanding of the relation of Luke's second volume to his Gospel to open up a whole new reading of Luke's foundational contribution to the New Testament. For postmodern readers who find Acts a `generic outlier,' dangling tenuously somewhere between the `mainland' of the evangelists and the `Peloponnese' of Paul-diffused and confused and shunted to the backwaters of the New Testament by these signature corpora-Moessner plunges his readers into the hermeneutical atmosphere of Greek narrative poetics and elaboration of multi-volume works to inhale the rhetorical swells that animate Luke's first readers in their engagement of his narrative. In this collection of twelve of his essays, re-contextualized and re-organized into five major topical movements, Moessner showcases multiple Hellenistic texts and rhetorical tropes to spotlight the various signals Luke provides his readers of the multiple ways his Acts will follow all that Jesus began to do and to teach (Acts 1:1) and, consequently, bring coherence to this dominant block of the New Testament that has long been split apart. By collapsing the world of Jesus into the words and deeds of his followers, Luke re-configures the significance of Israel's Christ and the Reign of Israel's God for all peoples and places to create a new account of `Gospel Acts,' discrete and distinctively different than the narrative of the many (Luke 1:1). Luke the Historian of Israel's Legacy combines what no analysis of the Lukan writings has previously accomplished, integrating seamlessly two `generically-estranged' volumes into one new whole from the intent of the one composer. For Luke is the Hellenistic historian and simultaneously `biblical' theologian who arranges the one plan of God read from the script of the Jewish scriptures-parts and whole, severally and together-as the saving `script' for the whole world through Israel's suffering and raised up Christ, Jesus of Nazareth. In the introductions to each major theme of the essays, this noted scholar of the Lukan writings offers an epitome of the main features of Luke's theological `thought,' and, in a final Conclusions chapter, weaves together a comprehensive synthesis of this new reading of the whole.
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30.440000 USD

Luke the Historian of Israel's Legacy, Theologian of Israel's `Christ': A New Reading of the `Gospel Acts' of Luke

by David Paul Moessner
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Barking to the Choir: The Power of Radical Kinship
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16.800000 USD

Barking to the Choir: The Power of Radical Kinship

by Fr Gregory Boyle
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Rise: In Defense of Judeo-Christian Values and Freedom
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26.240000 USD

Rise: In Defense of Judeo-Christian Values and Freedom

by Brigitte Gabriel
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Merry Christmas: A Christmas Themed Notebook Journal for Your Everyday Needs
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7.340000 USD

Merry Christmas: A Christmas Themed Notebook Journal for Your Everyday Needs

by Jay Wilson
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The Two Babylons: Or, the Papal Worship Proved to Be the Worship of Nimrod
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8.920000 USD

The Two Babylons: Or, the Papal Worship Proved to Be the Worship of Nimrod

by Alexander Hislop
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Asceticism of the Mind: Forms of Attention and Self-Transformation in Late Antique Monasticism
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Asceticism of the Mind: Forms of Attention and Self-Transformation in Late Antique Monasticism

by Inbar Graiver
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Rebel in the Ranks: Martin Luther, the Reformation, and the Conflicts That Continue to Shape Our World
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18.890000 USD

Rebel in the Ranks: Martin Luther, the Reformation, and the Conflicts That Continue to Shape Our World

by Brad S. Gregory
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The Life of Saint Teresa of Avila by Herself
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The Life of Saint Teresa of Avila by Herself

by Teresa Of Avila, David Lewis
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Love Tears & Autism: An Australian Mother's Journey from Heartbreak to Hope
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20.990000 USD

Love Tears & Autism: An Australian Mother's Journey from Heartbreak to Hope

by Cecily Paterson
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I Am a Christian: Authentic Accounts of Christian Martyrdom and Persecution from the Ancient Sources
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15.700000 USD

I Am a Christian: Authentic Accounts of Christian Martyrdom and Persecution from the Ancient Sources

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Understanding World Christianity: Eastern Africa
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Understanding World Christianity: Eastern Africa

by Cynthia Toms Smedley, Paul Kollman
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A Handful of Stars: Texts That Have Moved Great Minds
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5.220000 USD

A Handful of Stars: Texts That Have Moved Great Minds

by Frank Boreham
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Scorpiace: Antidote for the Scorpion's Sting
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Scorpiace: Antidote for the Scorpion's Sting

by Tertullian
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In the massive literature on the idea of the self, the Augustinian influence has often played a central role. The volume Augustine Our Contemporary, starting from the compelling first essay by David W. Tracy, addresses this influence from the Middle Ages to modernity and from a rich variety of perspectives, ...
Augustine Our Contemporary: Examining the Self in Past and Present
In the massive literature on the idea of the self, the Augustinian influence has often played a central role. The volume Augustine Our Contemporary, starting from the compelling first essay by David W. Tracy, addresses this influence from the Middle Ages to modernity and from a rich variety of perspectives, including theology, philosophy, history, and literary studies. The collected essays in this volume all engage Augustine and the Augustinian legacy on notions of selfhood, interiority, and personal identity. Written by prominent scholars, the essays demonstrate a connecting thread: Augustine is a thinker who has proven his contem - poraneity in Western thought time and time again. He has been the contemporary of thinkers ranging from Eriugena to Luther to Walter Benjamin and Jacques Derrida. His influence has been dominant in certain eras, and in others he has left traces and fragments that, when stitched together, create a unique impression of the presentness of Christian selfhood. As a whole, Augustine Our Contemporary sheds rele vant new light on the continuity of the Western Christian tradition. This volume will interest academics and students of philosophy, political theory, and religion, as well as scholars of postmodernism and Augustine.
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73.500000 USD

Augustine Our Contemporary: Examining the Self in Past and Present

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Journal of Greco-Roman Christianity and Judaism, Volume 13
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37.800000 USD

Journal of Greco-Roman Christianity and Judaism, Volume 13

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The Irenaeus Testimony to the Fourth Gospel: Its Extent, Meaning, and Value (Classic Reprint)
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10.050000 USD

The Irenaeus Testimony to the Fourth Gospel: Its Extent, Meaning, and Value (Classic Reprint)

by Frank Grant Lewis
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