Prayer is actual faith, stated Auguste Sabatier. if that is so, the tutorial learn of prayer permits students to envision the very middle of spiritual practices, ideals, and convictions. due to the fact prayers exist in a wide selection of content material, contexts, types, and practices, a finished method of the examine of prayer is needed. consequently, this quantity contains students from a variety of disciplines, for you to detect the breadth of actual faith from the 1st to the 15th centuries. This quantity particularly focuses upon the background of Christianity and monasticism, the place prayer was once the college of wish, religion, and important proposal, awakening the trustworthy to each point of non secular and way of life. individuals are L. Edward Phillips, Karlfried Froehlich, Michael Joseph Brown, David W. Fagerberg, Columba Stewart, Benedicta Ward, Susan Boynton, Corey Barnes, Johannes Heil, Rik Van Nieuwenhove, Roger S. Wieck, Paul W. Robinson and Roy Hammerling."
Comprises reports on Augustine on attractiveness, quantity, and shape, scientific Imagery within the New Sermons of Augustine, Augustine on Love and Church harmony, Leo the good and the Heresy of Nestorius, Ambrosiasters Political Diabology, and plenty of extra. Contributions in English, French, German and Italian.
By Hilary M. Carey
In God's Empire, Hilary M. Carey charts Britain's nineteenth-century transformation from Protestant kingdom to unfastened Christian empire during the heritage of the colonial missionary stream. This wide-ranging reassessment of the non secular personality of the second one British empire presents a transparent account of the promotional thoughts of the key church buildings and church events which labored to plant settler Christianity in British domain names. in response to wide use of unique archival and infrequent released assets, the writer explores significant debates akin to the connection among faith and colonization, church-state family members, Irish Catholics within the empire, the influence of the Scottish Disruption on colonial Presbyterianism, pageant among Evangelicals and different Anglicans within the colonies, and among British and American strands of Methodism in British North the United States.
Download E-books Order and (Dis)order in the First Christian Century: A General Survey of Attitudes (Novum Testamentum, Supplements) PDF
Legislations and order chanced on frequent help on this planet of the 1st Christians and, maybe unusually, additionally trenchant evaluations. Justice used to be now not whatsoever continuously visible to be performed. attractiveness and dissent look from Jesus and Paul, onwards.
Download E-books The Birth of the Church: From Jesus to Constantine, AD30-312 (The Monarch History of the Church) PDF
By Ivor J Davidson
The Monarch heritage of the Church is an eight-volume sequence by way of world-renowned historians and theologians. every one quantity bargains an even-handed, finished and readable evaluation of the most strands of Christianity inside of its interval. the 1st quantity covers the interval advert 30-312. in this time, the church skilled significant demanding situations politically, culturally and intellectually, but grew and outlined itself in extraordinary methods. here's the tale of Christianity's earliest shapers - women and men whose impression remains to be felt this day.
Download E-books Die Geschichte Jerusalems und die Entstehung des Monotheismus (Orte und Landschaften der Bibel) PDF
Professor Keel's most modern publication reconstructs the sluggish improvement of monotheism in Jerusalem through the first millennium B.C. This huge job hasn't ever been tried sooner than and the synthesis Keel achieves right here, which integrates the entire biblical and extrabiblical texts, archaeological, epigraphic, and iconographic facts suitable to the topic, is just awe-inspiring.
Download E-books John of Scythopolis and the Dionysian Corpus: Annotating the Areopagite (Oxford Early Christian Studies) PDF
By Paul Rorem
This e-book casts gentle at the determine of John of Scythopolis, the sixth-century theologian who composed a sequence of annotations to the works attributed to Dionysius the Areopagite (whose conversion through St Paul is pointed out in Acts 17: 34). It surveys John's resources, tools, and doctrinal issues within the context of the real theological debates that wracked the japanese church buildings within the aftermath of the Council of Chalcedon.
This quantity deals a set of works by means of very important thinkers of the English Reformation.
Long well-known for the standard of its translations, introductions, explanatory notes, and indexes, the Library of Christian Classics offers students and scholars with smooth English translations of a few of the main major Christian theological texts in heritage. via those works--each written sooner than the top of the 16th century--contemporary readers may be able to interact the guidelines that experience formed Christian theology and the church throughout the centuries.
By Bob Yandian
Bob Yandian discusses the Bible's solution to how crime and immorality could be stopped and what will be performed to avoid wasting our state. integrated within the issues he considers are: - Authority in the house - Crime and immorality - Capital punishment - Separation of church and country - Freedom and warfare God has supplied solutions as to what explanations a country to be blessed and what brings prosperity.
Download E-books New Testament and Early Christian Literature in Greco-Roman Context: Studies in Honor of David E. Aune (Supplements to Novum Testamentum, V. 122) PDF
By John Fotopoulos
This quantity is a set of newly released scholarly stories honoring Prof.Dr. David. E. Aune on his sixty fifth birthday. those groundbreaking experiences written by means of fashionable overseas students examine quite a number themes within the New testomony and early Christian literature with insights drawn from Greco-Roman tradition and Hellenistic Judaism.