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Product Description: The passage of texts from scroll to codex created a revolution in the religious life of late antiquity. It played a decisive role in the Roman Empire’s conversion to Christianity and eventually enabled the worldwide spread of Christian faith...read more

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9780674545137 | Harvard Univ Pr, November 14, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The passage of texts from scroll to codex created a revolution in the religious life of late antiquity.

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Product Description: The contributors to this volume address the key institutions of the first and second Church, considering the development of rituals and sacraments, and the development of Church leadership, and of the Church itself. The first part of the book looks at the offices of the Church - the Apostolate and the development of other religious authorities - as well as the notion of Apostolic Tradition...read more
By Erkki Koskenniemi (editor) and Sven Olav-back (editor)

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9780567666437 | T&t Clark Ltd, August 11, 2016, cover price $104.00 | About this edition: The contributors to this volume address the key institutions of the first and second Church, considering the development of rituals and sacraments, and the development of Church leadership, and of the Church itself.

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Product Description: For the first time a noted historian of Christianity explores the full story of the emergence and development of the Marian cult in the early Christian centuries. The means by which Mary, mother of Jesus, came to prominence have long remained strangely overlooked despite, or perhaps because of, her centrality in Christian devotion...read more

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9780300217216 | Yale Univ Pr, July 26, 2016, cover price $38.00 | About this edition: For the first time a noted historian of Christianity explores the full story of the emergence and development of the Marian cult in the early Christian centuries.

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Product Description: Epiphanius, Bishop of Constantia on Cyprus from 367 to 403 C.E., was incredibly influential in the last decades of the fourth century. Whereas his major surviving text (the Panarion, an encyclopedia of heresies) is studied for lost sources, Epiphanius himself is often dismissed as an anti-intellectual eccentric, a marginal figure of late antiquity...read more

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9780520291126 | Univ of California Pr, July 5, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Epiphanius, Bishop of Constantia on Cyprus from 367 to 403 C.

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Product Description: In Augustine's Cyprian Matthew Gaumer retraces how Augustine of Hippo devised the ultimate strategy to suppress Donatist Christianity, an indigenous form of the religion in ancient North Africa. Spanning nearly forty years, Augustine's entire clerical career was spent combating the Donatists and seeking the dominance of the Catholic Church in North Africa...read more

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9789004312630, titled "Augustine’s Cyprian: Authority in Roman Africa" | Lam edition (Brill Academic Pub, April 21, 2016), cover price $175.00 | About this edition: In Augustine's Cyprian Matthew Gaumer retraces how Augustine of Hippo devised the ultimate strategy to suppress Donatist Christianity, an indigenous form of the religion in ancient North Africa.

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Product Description: African orthodoxy today reveals the same powerful faith that was confessed by Athanasius and Augustine seventeen centuries ago. Classic African Christian teaching in the patristic period (100–750 AD) preceded modern colonialism by over a thousand years...read more

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9781501819094 | Abingdon Pr, April 5, 2016, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: African orthodoxy today reveals the same powerful faith that was confessed by Athanasius and Augustine seventeen centuries ago.

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Product Description: Timothy D. Barnes combines the techniques of critical hagiography and modern historical research to reach important and original results for the history of Christianity in the Roman Empire.

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9783161544972 | 2 edition (Mohr Siebrek Ek, May 1, 2016), cover price $44.00 | About this edition: Timothy D.
9783161502262 | Mohr Siebrek Ek, June 7, 2010, cover price $44.00 | About this edition: Timothy D.

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Product Description: The consequences of becoming a Christian in the early Christian movemen is set apart from that move from any other religious affiliation. You could become a Mithraist or Isiac or whatever, and it made no difference to your previous religious activities and loyalties...read more

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9781626005044 | Marquette Univ Pr, April 1, 2016, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: The consequences of becoming a Christian in the early Christian movemen is set apart from that move from any other religious affiliation.

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Product Description: Classifying Christians investigates late antique Christian heresiologies as ethnographies that catalogued and detailed the origins, rituals, doctrines, and customs of the heretics in explicitly polemical and theological terms. Oscillating between ancient ethnographic evidence and contemporary ethnographic writing, Todd S...read more

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9780520284265 | Univ of California Pr, February 23, 2016, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Classifying Christians investigates late antique Christian heresiologies as ethnographies that catalogued and detailed the origins, rituals, doctrines, and customs of the heretics in explicitly polemical and theological terms.

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Product Description: The book examines models of relationships between Constantinopolitan holy man and secular and ecclesiastical authorities in the capital of Byzantium. The study explores the ideal underlying the lives of the four Constantinopolitan holy men (Hypatios, Alexander Akoimetos, Daniel the Stylite, Marcellus Akoimetos), which was a reflection of contemporary reality as well as a vision of an ideal state...read more

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9783110417074 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, January 15, 2016, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: The book examines models of relationships between Constantinopolitan holy man and secular and ecclesiastical authorities in the capital of Byzantium.

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Product Description: This book examines how the early Christian elite articulated and cultivated the affective dimensions of compassion in a Roman world that promoted emotional tranquillity as the path to human flourishing. Drawing upon a wide range of early Christians from both east and west, Wessel situates each author in the broader cultural and intellectual context...read more

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9781107125100 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, May 2, 2016), cover price $99.99 | About this edition: This book examines how the early Christian elite articulated and cultivated the affective dimensions of compassion in a Roman world that promoted emotional tranquillity as the path to human flourishing.

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Product Description: Full of larger-than-life characters, stunning acts of bravery, and heart-rending sacrifice, Tried by Fire narrates the rise and expansion of Christianity from an obscure regional sect to the established faith of the world’s greatest empire with influence extending from India to Ireland, Scandinavia to Ethiopia, and all points in between...read more

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9780718018702 | Harpercollins Christian Pub, March 22, 2016, cover price $32.99 | About this edition: Full of larger-than-life characters, stunning acts of bravery, and heart-rending sacrifice, Tried by Fire narrates the rise and expansion of Christianity from an obscure regional sect to the established faith of the world’s greatest empire with influence extending from India to Ireland, Scandinavia to Ethiopia, and all points in between.

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Product Description: The "holy poor" have long maintained an elite status within Christianity. Differing from the "real" poor, these clergymen, teachers, and ascetics have historically been viewed by their fellow Christians as persons who should receive material support in exchange for offering immeasurable immaterial benefits―teaching, preaching, and prayer...read more

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9780813938288 | 1 edition (Univ of Virginia Pr, March 8, 2016), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: The "holy poor" have long maintained an elite status within Christianity.

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Product Description: A profound and moving journey into the heart of Christianity that explores the mysterious and often paradoxical lives and legacies of the Twelve Apostles—a book both for those of the faith and for others who seek to understand Christianity from the outside in...read more

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9780375424663 | Pantheon Books, March 1, 2016, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: A profound and moving journey into the heart of Christianity that explores the mysterious and often paradoxical lives and legacies of the Twelve Apostles—a book both for those of the faith and for others who seek to understand Christianity from the outside in.

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Product Description: A provocative and contrarian religious history that charts the rise of Christianity from the point of view of traditional” religion from the religious scholar and critically acclaimed author of Augustine.Pagans explores the rise of Christianity from a surprising and unique viewpoint: that of the people who witnessed their ways of life destroyed by what seemed then a powerful religious cult...read more

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9780061845352 | Ecco Pr, March 17, 2015, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: A provocative and contrarian religious history that charts the rise of Christianity from the point of view of traditional” religion from the religious scholar and critically acclaimed author of Augustine.

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9780061845390 | Reprint edition (Ecco Pr, March 1, 2016), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: A provocative and contrarian religious history that charts the rise of Christianity from the point of view of traditional” religion from the religious scholar and critically acclaimed author of Augustine.
9780373441594, titled "Duets 2-In-1: Can't Help Falling in Love/Hunka Hunka Burnin Love" | Harlequin Books, February 1, 2003, cover price $5.99 | also contains Duets 2-In-1: Can''t Help Falling in Love/Hunka Hunka Burnin Love | About this edition: PBK

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Product Description: How and why did the early church grow in the first four hundred years despite disincentives, harassment, and occasional persecution? In this unique historical study, veteran scholar Alan Kreider delivers the fruit of a lifetime of study as he tells the amazing story of the spread of Christianity in the Roman Empire...read more

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9780801048494 | Baker Academic, March 29, 2016, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: How and why did the early church grow in the first four hundred years despite disincentives, harassment, and occasional persecution?

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Product Description: Twenty-two essays, written by top scholars in the fields of early Christianity and Judaism, focus on methodological issues, earliest Christianity in its Judaic setting, Gospel studies, and history and meaning in later Christianity...read more
By Jacob Neusner (editor)

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9789004310322 | Brill Academic Pub, February 4, 2016, cover price $218.00 | About this edition: Twenty-two essays, written by top scholars in the fields of early Christianity and Judaism, focus on methodological issues, earliest Christianity in its Judaic setting, Gospel studies, and history and meaning in later Christianity.

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Product Description: An expansive guide to the medieval world, with new attention to women, ordinary parishioners, attitudes toward Jews and Muslims, and more For many, the medieval world seems dark and foreign—an often brutal and seemingly irrational time of superstition, miracles, and strange relics...read more

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9780300158724 | Yale Univ Pr, January 13, 2015, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: An expansive guide to the medieval world, with new attention to women, ordinary parishioners, attitudes toward Jews and Muslims, and more For many, the medieval world seems dark and foreign—an often brutal and seemingly irrational time of superstition, miracles, and strange relics.

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9780300216776 | Yale Univ Pr, November 24, 2015, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: An expansive guide to the medieval world, with new attention to women, ordinary parishioners, attitudes toward Jews and Muslims, and more For many, the medieval world seems dark and foreign—an often brutal and seemingly irrational time of superstition, miracles, and strange relics.

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Product Description: Who did Jesus of Nazareth claim to be? What was his relationship to early Judaism? When and how did he expect the kingdom to come? What were his intentions? Though these key questions have been addressed in studies of the historical Jesus, Brant Pitre argues that they cannot be fully answered apart from a careful historical analysis of the Last Supper accounts...read more

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9780802848710 | Eerdmans Pub Co, November 24, 2015, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Who did Jesus of Nazareth claim to be?

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Product Description: The third and final installment of James Dunn's magisterial history of Christian origins through 190 C.E., Neither Jew nor Greek: A Contested Identity covers the period after the destruction of Jerusalem in 70 C.E. through the second century, when the still-new Jesus movement firmed up its distinctive identity markers and the structures on which it would establish its growing appeal in the following decades and centuries...read more

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9780802839336 | Eerdmans Pub Co, November 8, 2015, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: The third and final installment of James Dunn's magisterial history of Christian origins through 190 C.

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Product Description: A fresh scholarly look at the apostle Peter and his significance in the early church and beyond   Long overshadowed by the apostle Paul, Peter has received increased scholarly attention of late. Building on that resurgence of interest, nineteen internationally prominent scholars of early Christian history examine and reassess the historical Peter and his significance, offering a comprehensive view of Peter through analysis both of New Testament texts and of noncanonical literature...read more
By Larry W. Hurtado (editor)

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9780802871718 | Eerdmans Pub Co, November 16, 2015, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: A fresh scholarly look at the apostle Peter and his significance in the early church and beyond   Long overshadowed by the apostle Paul, Peter has received increased scholarly attention of late.

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