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North American Patristics Society Annual Conference

2017May. 25th27th

Location: Chicago

If you're going to the North American Patristics Society Annual Conference from May 24-26 in Chicago, then we'd love to see you at our stand. There you'll be able to take advantage of a special conference discount when you order new and recently published books at the stand.

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Titles on Display

  • Divine Generosity and Human Creativity

    Theology through Symbol, Painting and Architecture

    By David Brown

    Edited by Christopher R. Brewer, Robert MacSwain

    Partly in a desire to defend divine freedom and partly because it is seen as the only way of preserving a distinctive voice for theology, much contemporary theology has artificially restricted revelation and religious experience, effectively cutting off those who find God beyond the walls of the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-22
    Routledge

  • The Family Romance of Martyrdom in Second Maccabees

    By Naomi Janowitz

    Centering on the first extant martyr story (2 Maccabees 7), this study explores the "autonomous value" of martyrdom. The story of a mother and her seven sons who die under the torture of the Greek king Antiochus displaces the long-problematic Temple sacrificial cult with new cultic practices, and…

    Hardback – 2017-02-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Biblical Studies

  • The Practice of the Presence of God

    Theology as a Way of Life

    Edited by Martin Laird, Sheelah Treflé Hidden

    Exploring the unity of the practice of prayer and the practice of theology, this book draws together insights from world-class theologians including Rowan Williams, Andrew Louth, Frances Young, Margaret R. Miles, Sebastian Brock, and Nicholaï Sakharov. Offering glimpses of the prayer-life and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-29
    Routledge

  • Paul and Death

    A Question of Psychological Coping

    By Linda Joelsson

    The concept of death, particularly violent death, is prevalent throughout the writings of Paul the Apostle. His letters in the New Testament address this topic from a variety of perspectives, some of which can appear to be almost contradictory. However, this need not be problematic. Paul and Death …

    Hardback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Biblical Criticism

  • A New History of African Christian Thought

    From Cape to Cairo

    Edited by David Tonghou Ngong

    David Tonghou Ngong offers a comprehensive view of African Christian thought that includes North Africa in antiquity as well as Sub-Saharan Africa from the period of colonial missionary activity to the present. Challenging conventional colonial divisions of Africa, A New History of African…

    Paperback – 2016-11-14
    Routledge

  • Christian Thought

    A Historical Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Chad Meister, James Stump

    The story of Christian thought is essential to understanding Christian faith today and the last two millennia of world history. This fresh and lively introduction explores the central ideas, persons, events, and movements that gave rise to Christian thought, from early beginnings to its present…

    Paperback – 2016-10-25
    Routledge

  • 'Cult Wars' in Historical Perspective

    New and Minority Religions

    Edited by Eugene V. Gallagher

    'Cult Wars' in Historical Perspective  provides a broad characterization of the shifting religious contours over the past several decades. Offering an assessment of several important topics in the study of new religions, this book explores developments in well-known groups such as the…

    Hardback – 2016-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Inform Series on Minority Religions and Spiritual Movements

  • Contemporary Philosophical Theology

    By Charles Taliaferro, Chad Meister

    In Contemporary Philosophical Theology, Charles Taliaferro and Chad Meister focus on key topics in contemporary philosophical theology within Christianity, Islam, and Judaism, as well as Hinduism and Buddhism. The volume begins with a discussion of key methodological tools available to the…

    Paperback – 2016-06-16
    Routledge

  • God in a Single Vision

    Integrating Philosophy and Theology

    By David Brown, Christopher R. Brewer, Robert MacSwain

    In the ancient conversation between Western philosophy and Christian theology, powerful contemporary voices are arguing for monologue rather than dialogue. Instead of these two disciplines learning from and mutually informing each other, both philosophers and theologians are increasingly…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01
    Routledge

  • Divine Film Comedies

    Biblical Narratives, Film Sub-Genres, and the Comic Spirit

    By Terry Lindvall, J. Dennis Bounds, Chris Lindvall

    Divine Film Comedies creates a meaningful dialogue between stories in the Hebrew Bible and New Testament and comedies spanning the history of film. The text lies at the intersection of three disciplines: humor/comedy studies, film studies, and theology. Drawing on films from the silent era to the…

    Paperback – 2016-03-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion and Film

  • Congregational Hermeneutics

    How Do We Read?

    By Andrew P. Rogers

    Despite many churches claiming that the Bible is highly significant for their doctrine and practice, questions about how we read the Bible are rarely made explicit. Based on ethnographic research in English churches, Congregational Hermeneutics explores this dissonance and moves beyond descriptions…

    Paperback – 2016-01-28
    Routledge

  • Greek Scholars between East and West in the Fifteenth Century

    By John Monfasani

    Although the immense importance for the Renaissance of Greek émigrés to fifteenth-century Italy has long been recognized, much basic research on the phenomenon remains to be done. This new volume by John Monfasani gathers together fourteen studies filling in some of the gaps in our knowledge. The…

    Hardback – 2015-12-04
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Huns

    By Hyun Jin Kim

    This volume is a concise introduction to the history and culture of the Huns. This ancient people had a famous reputation in Eurasian Late Antiquity. However, their history has often been evaluated as a footnote in the histories of the later Roman Empire and early Germanic peoples. Kim addresses…

    Paperback – 2015-11-23
    Routledge
    Peoples of the Ancient World

  • The Routledge Guidebook to Aquinas' Summa Theologiae

    By Jason T Eberl

    The Routledge Guidebook to Aquinas' Summa Theologiae introduces readers to a work which represents the pinnacle of medieval Western scholarship and which has inspired numerous commentaries, imitators, and opposing views. Outlining the main arguments Aquinas utilizes to support his conclusions on…

    Paperback – 2015-11-17
    Routledge
    The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

  • Pagans and Christians in Late Antiquity

    A Sourcebook, 2nd Edition

    By A. D. Lee

    In Pagans and Christians in Late Antiquity, A.D. Lee documents the transformation of the religious landscape of the Roman world from one of enormous diversity of religious practices and creeds in the 3rd century to a situation where, by the 6th century, Christianity had become the dominant…

    Paperback – 2015-08-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Sourcebooks for the Ancient World

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to John Owen's Theology

    By Mark Jones

    John Owen (1616-1683) is regarded as one of the greatest theologians Britain ever produced. Owen has had an important historical and theological influence, and his significance is widely recognized today. As a revival in Owen studies and reprints has taken place, this much-needed companion by an…

    Paperback – 2015-06-28
    Routledge

  • The Roman Empire from Severus to Constantine

    2nd Edition

    By Patricia Southern

    The third century of the Roman Empire is a confused and sparsely documented period, punctuated by wars, victorious conquests and ignominious losses, and a recurring cycle of rebellions that saw several Emperors created and eliminated by the Roman armies. In AD 260 the Empire almost collapsed, and…

    Paperback – 2015-05-14
    Routledge

  • John of Damascus

    New Studies on his Life and Works

    By Vassa Kontouma

    For more than five hundred years the life and work of John of Damascus (c. 655-c.745) have been the subject of a very extensive literature, scholarly and popular, in which it is often difficult to get one’s bearings. Through the studies included here (of which 6 appear in a translation into English…

    Hardback – 2015-04-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Christian Theology: The Basics

    By Murray Rae

    Christian Theology: The Basics is a concise introduction to the nature, tasks and central concerns of theology – the study of God within the Christian tradition. Providing a broad overview of the story that Christianity tells us about our human situation before God, this book will also seek to…

    Paperback – 2015-04-20
    Routledge
    The Basics