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Early Christianity/Patristics

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Derek Cooper (Author)
Release date: 
October 1, 2015

The questions of Christianity are perennial. How are Judaism and Christianity related? Are Jesus and the Holy Spirit God? Is the end of the world imminent? How should we relate faith and reason? In this innovative work, Derek Cooper tells the story of Christian history by presenting the twenty questions (one for each century!) that shaped the Christian church throughout the world.

Paul Rorem (Author)
Release date: 
September 1, 2015

This book introduces the Pseudo-Dionysian "mystical theology," with glimpses at key stages in its interpretation and critical reception through the centuries.

Release date: 
August 1, 2015

Upending a longstanding consensus, Bruce W. Longenecker presents a wide variety of material artifacts to illustrate that Christians made use of the cross as a visual symbol of their faith long before Constantine appropriated it to consolidate his power in the fourth century.

Release date: 
June 1, 2015

Here V. George Shillington seeks to understand both James and Paul as Jews engaged in different but complementary missions and concludes that the tension between those missions indicates a conflict between different politics of identity.

Joshua McNall (Author)
Release date: 
June 1, 2015

This stunning and thorough work evaluates Colin Gunton's treatment of Augustine's legacy on the Trinity and the doctrine of creation.

Release date: 
March 1, 2015
This work uncovers rich distinctives in the Syrian Antioch school and the school of Alexandria's approach that apply deeply to modern interpretive questions.
Maia Kotrosits (Author)
Release date: 
February 1, 2015
Maia Kotrosits challenges the contemporary notion of "early Christian literature," showing that a number of texts usually so described are not particularly interested? in a distinctive Christian identity. By appealing to trauma studies and diaspora theory and giving careful attention to the dynamics within these texts, she shows that this sample of writings offers complex reckonings with chaotic diasporic conditions and the transgenerational trauma of colonial violence.

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