Download Studia Patristica Vol. XXIV Historica, Theologica et by Amy Livingstone PDF

By Amy Livingstone

Papers provided on the 11th foreign convention on Patristic reports held in Oxford 1991 (see additionally Studie Patristica 25, 26, 27 and 28). The successive units of Studia Patristica include papers introduced on the foreign meetings on Patristic reports, which meet for every week as soon as each 4 years in Oxford; they're held below the aegis of the Theology college of the collage. participants of those meetings come from world wide and such a lot supply papers. those diversity over the entire box, either East and West, from the second one century to a piece at the Nachleben of the Fathers. the bulk are brief papers facing a few small and viable element; they elevate and occasionally unravel questions on the authenticity of records, dates of occasions, and such like, and a few unveil new texts. The smaller variety of longer papers placed such issues into context and point out wider developments. the entire displays the country of Patristic scholarship and demonstrates the energy and recognition of the topic.

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Download A History of Christianity in India: The Beginnings to AD by Stephen Neill PDF

By Stephen Neill

ISBN-10: 0511520557

ISBN-13: 9780511520556

ISBN-10: 0521243513

ISBN-13: 9780521243513

ISBN-10: 0521548853

ISBN-13: 9780521548854

Christians shape the 3rd greatest spiritual group in India. How has this turn up? there are numerous reports of separate teams: yet there has up to now been no significant historical past of the 3 huge teams - Roman Catholic, Protestant and Thomas Christians (Syrians). This paintings makes an attempt to fulfill the necessity for this sort of heritage. It is going correct again to the start and lines the tale in the course of the ups and downs of a minimum of fifteen centuries. It contains cautious experiences of the political and social heritage and of the non-Christian reactions to the Christian message. The narration is non-technical and will current few problems to the considerate reader; the extra technical issues are handled in notes and appendices. This e-book may be of curiosity to all scholars of Church historical past and also will end up attention-grabbing to many that are interested by the advance of Christianity as an international faith and within the discussion among various sorts of religion.

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Download Protestant Empire: Religion and the Making of the British by Carla Gardina Pestana PDF

By Carla Gardina Pestana

ISBN-10: 0812221508

ISBN-13: 9780812221503

The imperial enlargement of Europe around the globe used to be some of the most major occasions to form the fashionable international. among the results of this cataclysmic circulation of individuals and associations was once the intermixture of cultures within the colonies that Europeans created. Protestant Empire is the 1st entire survey of the dramatic conflict of peoples and ideology that emerged within the different spiritual global of the British Atlantic, together with England, Scotland, eire, elements of North and South the US, the Caribbean, and Africa. starting with the position faith performed within the lives of believers in West Africa, japanese North the United States, and western Europe round 1500, Carla Gardina Pestana exhibits how the Protestant Reformation helped to gasoline colonial growth as sour rivalries caused a fierce pageant for souls.

The English—who have been latecomers to the competition for colonies within the Atlantic—joined the contest good armed with a newly formulated and heartfelt anti-Catholicism. regardless of formally selling spiritual homogeneity, the English came upon it most unlikely to avoid the conflicts of their native land from infecting their new colonies. variety got here early and grew inexorably, as English, Scottish, and Irish Catholics and Protestants faced each other in addition to local american citizens, West Africans, and an expanding number of different Europeans. Pestana tells an unique and compelling tale in their interactions as they clung to their outdated faiths, realized of strange religions, and cast new ones. In an account that levels greatly in the course of the Atlantic basin and throughout centuries, this e-book unearths the construction of a classy, contested, and heavily intertwined global of believers of many traditions.

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Download Wörterbuch der griechischen Wörter in den koptischen by Hans Förster PDF

By Hans Förster

ISBN-10: 3110174030

ISBN-13: 9783110174038

Für dieses neuartige Wörterbuch der griechischen Wörter in den koptischen dokumentarischen Texten wurden die entsprechenden Editionsbände zugrunde gelegt. Es ist einerseits ein Hilfsmittel für die version koptischer Texte, es kann andererseits Bedeutungs- und Lautverschiebungen gegenüber dem byzantinischen Griechisch aufzeigen und ist so auch von Interesse für die Byzantinistik. Mit dem Wörterbuch wird ein seit Jahrzehnten als dringliches Forschungsdesiderat bezeichnetes Hilfsmittel zur Verfügung gestellt. Da Koptisch oftmals als Sprache des christlichen Ägyptens bezeichnet wurde, ist dieses Wörterbuch auch für Theologinnen und Theologen von Bedeutung. Das Wörterbuch wurde im Rahmen eines vom Wissenschaftsfond (FWF) finanzierten Forschungsprojekts in der Papyrussammlung der Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek in Wien erstellt. Der Herausgeber ist promovierter Theologe.

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Download A Million Miles in a Thousand Years: What I Learned While by Donald Miller PDF

By Donald Miller

ISBN-10: 0785213066

ISBN-13: 9780785213062

After writing a winning memoir, Donald Miller's lifestyles stalled. in the course of what must have been the peak of his good fortune, he came across himself unwilling to get up and doing, fending off accountability, even wondering the that means of existence. but if motion picture manufacturers proposed turning his memoir right into a motion picture, he chanced on himself embarked on a brand new tale packed with possibility, danger, attractiveness, and meaning.

A Million Miles in one thousand Years chronicles Miller's infrequent chance to edit his lifestyles right into a nice tale, to reinvent himself so no one shrugs their shoulders whilst the credit roll. via heart-wrenching honesty and hilarious self-inspection, Donald Miller takes readers throughout the lifestyles that emerges while it turns from uninteresting truth into significant narrative.

Miller is going from sound asleep all day to driving his motorbike throughout the USA, from dwelling in romantic daydreams to worried encounters with love, from losing his cash to founding a nonprofit with a passionate reason. Guided by way of a bunch of outlandish yet very genuine characters, Miller exhibits us tips on how to get a moment probability at lifestyles the 1st time round. A Million Miles in one thousand Years is a unprecedented social gathering of the great thing about life.

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Download The Irish Protestant Churches in the Twentieth Century by Alan Megahey PDF

By Alan Megahey

ISBN-10: 0230288510

ISBN-13: 9780230288515

ISBN-10: 1349407097

ISBN-13: 9781349407095

This e-book is exclusive in recording the historical past of all Protestant church buildings in eire within the twentieth century, although with specific specialize in the 2 largest—the Presbyterian and the Church of eire. It examines the adjustments and the probabilities in these church buildings in the course of the turbulent interval in Irish historical past, bearing on their improvement to the broader social and political context. Their constructions and ideology are tested, and their impacts either in eire and in a foreign country is assessed.

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Download Providence in Early Modern England by Alexandra Walsham PDF

By Alexandra Walsham

ISBN-10: 0198208871

ISBN-13: 9780198208877

This ebook is the main wide learn up to now of the 16th- and seventeenth-century trust that God actively intervened in human affairs to punish, present, and chastise. Providentialism has frequently been noticeable as a particular hallmark of puritan piety. in spite of the fact that, Dr. Walsham argues that it was once a cluster of assumptions that penetrated each region of English society, slicing around the barriers created via prestige, creed, schooling, and wealth.

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Download The Church in Ancient Society: From Galilee to Gregory the by Henry Chadwick PDF

By Henry Chadwick

ISBN-10: 0199246955

ISBN-13: 9780199246953

This ebook presents a whole and relaxing narrative historical past of the 1st six centuries of the Christian Church, analyzing how Christianity replaced historic Greek and Roman society. Following a chronological method, Henry Chadwick's transparent exposition of significant texts and theological debates of their historic context is unrivalled intimately.

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Download The Idea of the Theater in Latin Christian Thought: by Donnalee Dox PDF

By Donnalee Dox

ISBN-10: 0472114239

ISBN-13: 9780472114238

Via well-informed and nuanced readings of key files from the fourth via fourteenth centuries, this ebook demanding situations historians' long-held ideals approximately how strategies of Greco-Roman theater survived the autumn of Rome and the center a long time, and contributed to the dramatic triumphs of the Renaissance. Dox's paintings is an important contribution to the background of principles that would switch perpetually the normal narrative of the start and improvement of theatrical job in medieval Europe. ---Margaret Knapp, Arizona nation University" elegantly concise survey of how classical notions of theater were interpreted within the Latin heart a long time. Dox convincingly demonstrates that faraway from there being a unmarried 'medieval' angle in the direction of theater, there has been in truth a lot debate approximately how theater can be understood to operate inside Christian culture, even within the so-called 'dark a long time' of Western tradition. This publication makes an cutting edge contribution to reviews of the background of the theater, obvious when it comes to the historical past of principles, instead of of practice."---Constant Mews, Director, Centre for the research of faith & Theology, collage of Monash, Australia"In the centuries among St. Augustine and Bartholomew of Bruges, Christian proposal steadily moved from a brusque rejection of classical theater to a gradually nuanced and confident evaluate of its worth. during this lucidly written learn, Donnalee Dox provides an enormous side to our knowing of the Christian response to, and version of, classical tradition within the centuries among the Church Fathers and the rediscovery of Aristotle."---Philipp W. Rosemann, college of DallasThis e-book considers medieval texts that care for historic theater as records of Latin Christianity's highbrow historical past. As an workout in medieval historiography, this research additionally examines biases in smooth scholarship that search hyperlinks among those texts and function practices. the hassle to carry those texts jointly and position them of their highbrow contexts finds a way more nuanced and contested discourse on Greco-Roman theater and medieval theatrical perform than has been said. The e-book is prepared chronologically and indicates the medieval foundations for the Early sleek integration of dramatic thought and theatrical performance.The concept of the Theater in Latin Christian inspiration could be of curiosity to theater historians, highbrow historians, and those that paintings on issues of touch among the ecu center a while and Renaissance. The large diversity of records mentioned (liturgical treatises, scholastic commentaries, philosophical tracts, and letters spanning many centuries) renders person chapters helpful to philosophers, aestheticians, and liturgists in addition to to historians and historiographers. For theater historians, this learn deals another studying of standard texts which could modify our knowing of the emergence of dramatic and theatrical traditions within the West. simply because theater is never regarded as an element of highbrow initiatives within the heart a while, this research opens a brand new subject within the writing of medieval highbrow heritage.

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