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Early Christianity/Patristics

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Celene Lillie (Author)
Release date: 
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. 

Release date: 
January 1, 2017

Capitalizing on the legacy of Francis and Clare and the energy of a visionary pope who raises critical questions about how to be faithful to the gospel, The Tenderness of God invites readers into a rich conversation across time and space about how to recapture our humanity and nurture our God-given capacity to live meaningfully and joyfully in communion with others.

Release date: 
December 1, 2016

Kevin Douglas Hill looks at his earlier writing and argues that without that earlier work he would not have been prepared to confess the Holy Spirit’s divine nature and role in creating the world.

Paula Gooder (Author)
Release date: 
November 1, 2016

Journey to the Manger explores the New Testament's various accounts of the birth of Jesus and their implications for the powerful and the poor alike. Engaging seriously with biblical scholarship, she uncovers key similarities in the Gospel accounts and focuses on their shared understanding of these significant events.

Release date: 
November 1, 2016

The essays of this book explore different dimensions of Pompeii’s potential to refine our lenses for interpreting the texts and situations of early Christianity.

E. P. Sanders (Author)
Release date: 
October 1, 2016

Few scholars have so shaped the contemporary debate on the relation of early Christianity to early Judaism as E. P. Sanders, and no one has produced a clearer or more distinctive vision of that relationship as it was expressed in the figure of Paul the apostle. 

Release date: 
September 1, 2016

The history of the church's relationship with governing authorities unfolds from its beginnings at the intersection of apprehension and acceptance, collaboration and separation. This volume is dedicated to helping students chart this complex narrative through early Christian writings from the first six centuries of the Common Era.

Church and Empire is part of Ad Fontes: Early Christian Sources, a series designed to present ancient Christian texts essential to an understanding of Christian theology, ecclesiology, and practice. 

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