Divine Complexity: The Rise of Creedal Christianity
Paul Hinlicky reads the history of the early church as a genuine, centuries–long theological struggle to make sense of the confession of Jesus' life,...
eBook-A People's History of Christianity: Christian Origins, Vol 1
Dealing with a time when "Christians" were moving towards separation from the movement's Jewish origins, this inaugural volume of A People's History of...
eBook-A People's History of Christianity:Late Ancient Christianity, Vol 2
The particular excitement of this volume lies in its focus on the everyday realities of Christians' lives in the era of Christian ascendancy and Roman decline....
A People's History of Christianity: Byzantine Christianity, Vol 3
This third volume in the pioneering A People's History of Christianity series focuses on the religious lives of ordinary people and introduces the religion of...
A Woman's Place: House Churches in Early Christianity
This focused look at women in the household context discusses the importance of issues of space and visibility in shaping the lives of early Christian women....
When Children Became People: The Birth of Childhood in Early Christianity
Bakke paints a fascinating picture of children's first real emergence as people against a backdrop of the ancient world. Using theological and social history...
Face to Face: Portraits of the Divine in Early Christianity
Examining how God and eventually Christ are portrayed in early Christian art, Jensen explores questions of the relationship between art and theology, conflicts...
Spiritual Life in the Early Church: The Witness of Acts and Ephesians
Common is the assumption that the piety of the earliest Christians is determinative for the church of all ages. But what were the basic features of this...
The Rise of Christianity
The definitive text in early church history, Frend's The Rise of Christianity offers a vast, panoramic sweep of Christianity's first six centuries, from the...
The Trinitarian Controversy
This volume explores the development of the doctrine of the Trinity in the patristic church as a result of the Arian controversy.
Biblical Interpretation in the Early Church
Covers the emergence of hermeneutical questions in the patristic period.
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Patristic & Medieval