Category: Νεες Κυκλοφορίες

A New Reconstruction of the Text of 2 Corinthians in Pelagius’ Commentary on the Pauline Epistles

Wilbert P. Stelzer, A New Reconstruction of the Text of 2 Corinthians in Pelagius’ Commentary on the Pauline Epistles, Gorgias Press, 2018.

What sort of Latin biblical text did Pelagius have when he wrote his commentary on the Pauline Epistles? Did he use an Old Latin text, a Vulgate text, or some combination …

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Tertullian and the Unborn Child: Christian and Pagan Attitudes in Historical Perspective

Julian Barr, Tertullian and the Unborn Child: Christian and Pagan Attitudes in Historical Perspective, Routledge, London 2017.

Tertullian of Carthage was the earliest Christian writer to argue against abortion at length, and the first surviving Latin author to consider the unborn child in detail. This book is the first comprehensive analysis …

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Regulating Sex in the Roman Empire: Ideology, the Bible, and the early Christians

David Wheeler-Reed, Regulating Sex in the Roman Empire: Ideology, the Bible, and the early Christians,Yale University Press, New Haven – London,  2017. A New Testament scholar challenges the belief that American family values are based on “Judeo-Christian” norms by drawing unexpected comparisons between ancient Christian theories and modern discourses. Challenging the long-held assumption that American …

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The Cross: History, Art, and Controversy

Robin M. Jensen, The Cross: History, Art, and Controversy, Harvard University Press, Cambridge – London, 2017.

The cross stirs intense feelings among Christians as well as non-Christians. Robin Jensen takes readers on an intellectual and spiritual journey through the two-thousand-year evolution of the cross as an idea and an artifact, illuminating the controversies—along …

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Christianity, Book-Burning and Censorship in Late Antiquity

Dirk Rohmann, Christianity, Book-Burning and Censorship in Late Antiquity: Studies in Text Transmission,  Baylor University Press, 2017. 

Only a small fraction of ancient literature survives—less than one percent, estimates reveal. While the reasons vary, it is an irony that Christianity, often regarded as responsible for the proliferation and spread of books and …

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Complexity and Creativity: John’s Presentation of Jesus in the Book of Revelation

Michael P. Naylor, Complexity and Creativity: John’s Presentation of Jesus in the Book of Revelation, Gorgias Press, 2018.

 

Within the book of Revelation, John provides a unique and fascinating portrait of Jesus. This monograph examines John’s interaction with imagery from his cultural context (Roman emperor worship), from the key writings of his …

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Jewish and Roman Law: A Comparative Study (Vol. 1-2)

Boaz Cohen, Jewish and Roman Law: A Comparative Study (Vol. 1-2), Gorgias Press, 2018.

Classical rabbinic law grew up in the shadow of the Roman empire, and must be understood in relationship to its legal legacy. Yet few, especially in the anglophone world, have mastered both corpuses—the remarkable Boaz Cohen was …

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Religious Culture in Late Antique Arabia: Selected Studies on the Late Antique Religious Mind

Kirill Dmitriev & Isabel Toral-Niehoff (ed.), Religious Culture in Late Antique Arabia: Selected Studies on the Late Antique Religious Mind, Gorgias Press, 2017.

This volume explores aspects of religious culture in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Arabian Peninsula across Late Antiquity – the period of dynamic and historically crucial developments, culminating …

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The Early Christian World (2nd Edition)

Philip Francis Esler (ed.), The Early Christian World, (2nd ed.), Routledge, London – New York 2017.

Since its publication in 2000, The Early Christian World has come to be regarded by scholars, students and the general reader as one of the most informative and accessible works in English on the origins, development, character …

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Constantine: Religious Faith and Imperial Policy

A. Edward Siecienski (ed.), Constantine: Religious Faith and Imperial Policy,  Routledge, London – New York 2017.  

 

Constantine: Religious Faith and Imperial Policy brings together some of the English-speaking world’s leading Constantinian scholars for an interdisciplinary study of the life and legacy of the first Christian emperor. For many, he remains …

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