Brill's Companions to the Christian Tradition

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Series
ISSN: 
1871-6377
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Edited by John Arblaster & Rob Faesen

This Companion offers a comprehensive overview of research into the life, work, and influence of John of Ruusbroec (1293-1381). In addition, it contains the first English translation of a series of Middle Dutch texts related to Ruusbroec and his context.
Series: 
Volume: 
51
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004265400
Expected: 
May 2014

Edited by Matthias Kaufmann & Alexander Aichele

Focused on Molina's main works the book offers the first comprehensive synopsis of his partly revolutionary philosophical positions concerning metaphysics of freedom, political philosophy, theory of law and their historical and systematic influence from the 17th century until today.
Series: 
Volume: 
50
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004228238
Publication date: 
December 2013

Edited by Brendan Dooley

Brill’s Companion to Renaissance Astrology brings together a wide array of expertise from around the globe to explain the method and matter of this unique cultural form, summarizing the current state of research and suggesting new paths.
Series: 
Volume: 
49
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004183520
Publication date: 
January 2014

Edited by Jay M. Hammond, Wayne Hellmann, and Jared Goff

The Companion to Bonaventure provides an invaluable guide to understanding this great 13th century scholastic luminary. Together the essays will deliver a critical overview of the current research, the major themes in Bonaventure’s life and writings, and how they are being reinterpreted at...
Series: 
Volume: 
48
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004260726
Publication date: 
October 2013

Bronwen Neil & Matthew Dal Santo, Eds.

The handbook offers an assessment of Gregory's activities and achievements as bishop of Rome (590-604), and considers his legacy of literary works, and their reception from the early Middle Ages to the Reformation.
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Volume: 
47
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004257757
Publication date: 
September 2013

Edited by Lee Palmer Wandel

This collection of articles by European and American scholars offers an introduction to the Eucharist in the Reformation, as theology, liturgy, and wellspring for thinking about the relationship between the sensible world and God.
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Volume: 
46
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004204102
Publication date: 
October 2013

Edited by Beverly Mayne Kienzle, Debra L. Stoudt, and George Ferzoco

This volume presents facets of the historical persona and cultural significance of Hildegard of Bingen, named Doctor of the Church in 2012. Its essays explore the historical, literary, and religious context of her oeuvre and examine understudied aspects of her works.
Series: 
Volume: 
45
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004260702
Publication date: 
October 2013

Edited by Elizabeth A. Andersen, Henrike Lähnemann and Anne Simon

The volume explores the hitherto uncharted late medieval religious landscape of Northern Germany. Through discussion of a rich, varied selection of mystical and devotional texts, also translated into English, a fascinating regional "mystical culture" with a far-reaching impact is revealed.
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Volume: 
44
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004257931
Publication date: 
October 2013

Edited by Fabrizio Amerini and Gabriele Galluzzo

Few philosophical books have been so influential in the development of Western thought as Aristotle’s Metaphysics. In fourteen substantial essays this volume reconstructs the late medieval reception of this work, by focusing on the main medieval commentators and a common set of metaphysical...
Series: 
Volume: 
43
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004261280
Publication date: 
October 2013

Edited by Gary Ferguson & Mary B. McKinley

Eleven scholars offer new appreciations of Marguerite de Navarre’s rich and varied œuvre: her mystical poetry, plays, and short-story collection, and her efforts to promote a living faith and a renewal of the Church based on Evangelical principles.
Series: 
Volume: 
42
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004221895
Publication date: 
March 2013

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