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A close study of the Berlin Huguenot Refuge and its most famous figure, Jean Barbeyrac. Deeply rooted in the archives and full of new materials, it greatly clarifies the complicated relationship of Huguenot learning to cultural patronage, political cabals, theological disputes, and wider ...
Herausgegeben von Andrea Steenbeek
In the Saturnalian dialogues (1582) Lipsius describes all aspects of the gladiatorial combats. This theme fits perfectly well into his other historiographical works about roman customs and institutions, but above all he presents the gladiators as enlightening examples in his stoic ethical ...
Edited by Jeanine De Landtsheer & Henk Nellen
Scylla and Charybdis offers a collection of studies on epistolary and scholarly responses to religious and political controversy in Early Modern Europe. Careful examination of key intellectual letter-writers yields new biographical information as well as a more balanced judgement on the ways ...
Edited by Inigo Bocken
This book offers historical, philosophical and theological studies on the meaning of conflicts in life and thinking of Nicholas of Cusa (1401-1464) and deals with his attempts to develop a model for peace and tolerance.
Herausgegeben von Gudrun Litz, Heidrun Munzert und Roland Liebenberg
The history of belief, piety, and theology (Frömmigkeitsgeschichte) has long stood in the center of Erlangen church historian Berndt Hamm’s research interest. Inspired by his work, scholars from Europe and the U.S. have produced this interdisciplinary volume covering topics from the early Middle ...
Johann Anselm Steiger
This book deals with the tradition of the medical theology of Martin Luther. Another focus is the analysis of the development of the theologica medicinalis in baroque Lutheranism, by means of previously un- or scarcely evaluated source material.
Julia Eva Wannenmacher
In his treatise, De septem sigillis, Joachim of Fiore (d. 1202) deals with history and Trinitarianism, apocalypticism and eschatology. This volume, containing the first critical edition of the text from the complete corpus of manuscript evidence, shows Joachim's apocalyptic exegesis to have been ...
Focusing on Possidius' Vita Augustini the author examines one of the most important hagiographical 'subgenres' in late antiquity, the episcopal biography, its precedents in antiquity - above all the hellenistic lives of philosophers - and its development up to the 9th century.
Infinity contemplatio explores the development of late medieval Franciscan (Scotist) thought and its contribution to the shaping of Huldrych Zwingli's reformational theology. Evidence of continuity is based on an extensive edition of Zwingli’s annotations to Scotus and contemporary Scotism.
This source-publication of a music manuscript from the Devotio moderna provides fascinating new information about the music of this movement, and the function music played in the daily meditation of the members of the movement.
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