Brill's Series in Church History

Edited by Wim Janse and Fred van Lieburg, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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Series
ISSN: 
1572-4107
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Katya Tolstaya, VU University

This book focuses on “Orthodox paradoxes” created by the dynamic between tradition and innovation within the Russian Orthodox Church. Nineteen contributions from renowned specialists tackle societal and theological aspects and implications of these paradoxes.
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Volume: 
66
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004269323
E-ISBN: 
9789004269552
Publication date: 
March 2014
€152,00
$183.00

Edited by M. van Veen (VU University), P. Visser (VU University), G. Waite (University of New Brunswick) et al.

Imagology, not gender studies, sets the stage for the analysis of the perceptions of the European Anabaptist/Mennonite ‘sisters’, from the 16th-19th centuries, within their religious, moral, cultural and social landscapes of Austria, Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland, and the...
Series: 
Volume: 
65
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004275010
E-ISBN: 
9789004275027
Publication date: 
September 2014
€149,00
$179.00

Albert Gootjes

This is the first published monograph on the Saumur theologian Claude Pajon. Drawing on manuscript sources, it examines Pajon’s thought and its origins, and traces the nature and course of the first of two controversies over his theology (1665-1667).
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Volume: 
64
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004253025
E-ISBN: 
9789004257641
Publication date: 
September 2013
€126,00
$148.00

Karim Schelkens, John A. Dick and Jürgen Mettepenningen, with an afterword by David G. Schultenover

Fifty years after Vatican II, the time has arrived to relocate this council against a broad horizon. Therefore, this volume offers a survey of the evolution of Catholicism, from ca. 1830 to the present-day, tying together the renewals proposed by the first and the Second Vatican Councils..
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Volume: 
63
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004254107
E-ISBN: 
9789004254114
Publication date: 
May 2013
€123,00
$152.00

Merethe Roos

Analysing Balthasar Münter's texts from 1772-1793, this book sheds light upon how a theological authorship may change according to different political conditions. The book is a contribution to the understanding of theological development in protestant countries in late eighteenth century.
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Volume: 
62
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004248830
E-ISBN: 
9789004249899
Publication date: 
March 2013
€118,00
$149.00

Katya Tolstaya

Theological hermeneutics receives a new impulse in this book through critical investigation of F.M. Dostoevsky's personal faith in its correlation both to his literary oeuvre and to its reception by the two main representatives of dialectical theology, K. Barth and E. Thurneysen.
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Volume: 
61
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004244580
E-ISBN: 
9789004244597
Publication date: 
February 2013
€118,00
$149.00

Edited by Bruno Boute and Thomas Småberg

A collection of case-studies on Ritual and Performance spanning four continents, this book offers an insightful travel guide through a thick forest of approaches and methods in a field that has increasingly weighed on the research agenda in the Humanities and the Social Sciences.
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Volume: 
60
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004236745
E-ISBN: 
9789004240032
Publication date: 
October 2012
€118,00
$149.00

Anthony Dupont

Studying the presence of grace in Augustine's sermones ad populum preached during the period of the Pelagian controversy, this book eplores the anthropological-ethical perspective of his doctrine of grace and indicates the continuity in his reflections on grace and human freedom.
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Volume: 
59
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004231573
E-ISBN: 
9789004232563
Publication date: 
October 2012
€224,00
$283.00

Edited by Karla Pollmann and Meredith Gill

This interdisciplinary collection of essays investigates the processes by which Augustine of Hippo's writings were re-invented in other media, including the visual arts, drama and music. Thereby it highlights the crucial role of Augustine's readers in constructing his universal stature.
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Volume: 
58
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004222137
E-ISBN: 
9789004228580
Publication date: 
May 2012
€122,00
$147.00

Simon J.G. Burton

Drawing on Baxter’s medieval and early modern sources, this study examines the roots and manifold ramifications of his Trinitarian, exemplaristic logic, placing him within a scholastic paradigm of ‘faith seeking understanding’ and demonstrating his indebtedness to Scotist and Nominalist thought.
Series: 
Volume: 
57
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004226401
E-ISBN: 
9789004226418
Publication date: 
May 2012
€122,00
$147.00

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