Books in category Religion – Christianity

  • Teresa of Avila and the Rhetoric of Femininity

    Teresa of Avila and the Rhetoric of Femininity
    Alison Weber

    On an October evening in 1614 Spanish "galleons" and fiery "serpents" burst into flame in the skies above Madrid.

  • Baltimore Catechism No 1

    Baltimore Catechism No. 1
    Third Council of Baltimore

    The Baltmore Catechism was composed at the order of the Third Plenary Council of Baltimore and was the standard religion text in American Catholic schools from 1885 to the late 1960s.

  • The Oxford Dictionary of Saints Fifth Edition Revised

    The Oxford Dictionary of Saints, Fifth Edition Revised
    David Farmer

    The renowned Oxford Dictionary of Saints returns in a revised and updated form, providing concise accounts of the lives, cults, and artistic associations of over 1,400 saints, from the famous to the obscure.

  • The Rite

    The Rite
    Matt Baglio

    The inspiration for the film starring Anthony Hopkins, journalist Matt Baglio uses the astonishing story of one American priest's training as an exorcist to reveal that the phenomena of possession, demons, the Devil, and exorcism are not …

  • Das Evangelium nach Markus

    Das Evangelium nach Markus
    Jörg Scholz

    Eine Einladung zum Lesen: Die erste deutschsprachige Edition des Neuen Testaments als Bibliothek in neun Bänden – nun in einer 4. Auflage.

  • The Nag Hammadi Scriptures

    The Nag Hammadi Scriptures
    Marvin W. Meyer, James M. Robinson

    This volume also features introductory essays and extensive notes to help readers understand the context and significance of these texts that have revolutionized the study of early Christianity and ancient religious thought.

  • Hearing Things

    Hearing Things
    Leigh Eric Schmidt

    This book takes us into the ensuing debate about âeoehearing thingsâe âe"an intense, entertaining, even spectacular exchange over the auditory immediacy of popular Christian piety.The struggle was one of encyclopedic range, and Leigh …

  • The New Prophecy and New Visions

    The New Prophecy and “New Visions”
    Rex D. Butler

    In this book, Rex D. Butler examines the Passion for evidence of Montanism and proposes that its three authors–Perpetua, Saturus, and the unnamed editor–were Montanists.

  • Melanchthon and Bucer

    Melanchthon and Bucer
    Wilhelm Pauck

    Through these works–each written prior to the end of the sixteenth century–contemporary readers are able to engage the ideas that have shaped Christian theology and the church through the centuries.

  • Guardians of Letters

    Guardians of Letters
    Kim Haines-Eitzen

    Who were the scribes that copied early Christian literature during the second and third centuries?

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