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Release date: 
April 1, 2017

How should the Catholic church remember the sins of its saints? This question proves particularly urgent in the case of those saints who were canonized due to ...

Andrew Hayes (Author)
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April 1, 2017

In a period where Christianity was only beginning to form a definitive identity, Marcion played a remarkable and generative role. Andrew Hayes takes the measure of his ...

Celene Lillie (Author)
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March 1, 2017

In this surprising work, Celene Lillie examines core passages from three texts from Nag Hammadi, On the Origin of the WorldThe Reality of the Rulers, and the Secret Revelation of John, in which Eve is portrayed as having been humiliated by the cosmic powers, yet experiencing restoration. 

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March 1, 2017

Volume 5 of The Annotated Luther series features Luther's writings that intersect church and state, faith, and life lived as a follower of Christ. 

Alice Connor (Author)
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February 1, 2017

Women in the Bible aren't shy or retiring; they're fierce and funny and demanding and relevant to 21st-century people.

Women in the Bible—some of their ...

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February 1, 2017

Remembering the Reformation presents a nuanced reading of Martin Luther and his relationship with the Catholic tradition. 

Robert Kolb (Author)
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January 1, 2017

Galvanized by Erasmus' teaching on free will, Martin Luther wrote De servo arbitrio, or The Bondage of the Will, insisting that the sinful human will could not turn itself to God. In this first study to investigate the sixteenth-century reception of De servo, Robert Kolb unpacks Luther's theology and recounts his followers' ensuing disputes until their resolution in the Lutheran churches' 1577 Formula of Concord. 

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