Vigiliae Christianae, Supplements

Texts and Studies of Early Christian Life and Language

Editorial Board: D. T. Runia ; J. Den Boeft ; B.D. Ehrman ; K. Greschat ; J. Lössl ; J. van Oort ; G. Rouwhorst ; C. Scholten

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0920-623x
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Edited by Volker Henning Drecoll and Margitta Berghaus

Focusing on Gregory's Trinitarian thought, his fascinating minor treatises are analysed in detail. Supporting studies deal with theological and philosophical concepts as well as with the context, e.g. his writings against Apolinarius.
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Volume: 
106
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004193932
E-ISBN: 
9789004194144
Publication date: 
July 2011
€228,00
$275.00

Robin M. Jensen

An interdisciplinary study of the practice and purpose of early Christian baptism as it is depicted in pictorial art and as it was practiced in-built structures, this book integrates physical remains with literary evidence for the early Christian initiation rite.
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Volume: 
105
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004188983
E-ISBN: 
9789004189089
Publication date: 
November 2010
€144,00
$172.00

Simon Claude Mimouni

Les traditions anciennes sur la dormition et l'assomption de Marie ont été transmises à la fois par des textes et sur des lieux. Ces deux approches méritent attention. Les textes pour leur part sont à la fois nombreux et foisonnants. Leur intérêt est de première importance pour la connaissance du...
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Volume: 
104
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004187467
E-ISBN: 
9789004191167
Publication date: 
January 2011
€166,00
$201.00

Mark DelCogliano

This book offers a revisionist interpretation of the fourth-century debate between the theologians Basil of Caesarea and Eunomius of Cyzicus by situating their rival theories of names in their proper historical, philosophical, and theological context.
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Volume: 
103
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004183322
E-ISBN: 
9789004189102
Publication date: 
July 2010
€130,00
$157.00

Valeriy A. Alikin

Using recent insights into the nature of early Christian communities as religious associations, this book offers a new reconstruction of the origins and development of the weekly Christian gathering and its constitutive elements; based on an analysis of all available evidence from the first three...
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Volume: 
102
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004183094
E-ISBN: 
9789004190702
Publication date: 
March 2010
€146,00
$175.00

Piotr Ashwin-Siejkowski

Drawing on Photios' synopsis of the eight errors contained in Clement of Alexandria's lost work 'Hypotyposeis', this book offers a re-examination of second-century theology . The book stresses the importance understanding Clement's work in its original Alexandrian context.
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Volume: 
101
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004176270
E-ISBN: 
9789047429715
Publication date: 
March 2010
€113,00
$137.00

Edited with Introduction and Commentary by J.H. Waszink, edited by E.P Meijering, J. den Boeft and J.C.M. van WInden

Series: 
Volume: 
100
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004169043
E-ISBN: 
9789004190689
Publication date: 
December 2009
€225,00
$271.00

Edited by Lucas Francisco Mateo-Seco & Giulio Maspero, translated by Seth Cherney

The Brill Dictionary of Gregory of Nyssa is the fruit of wide-ranging collaboration between more than forty scholars from various disciplines and perspectives, providing in two hundred articles a symphonic vision of the studies on Gregory of Nyssa and his thought.
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Volume: 
99
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004169654
E-ISBN: 
9789004190696
Publication date: 
December 2009
€209,00
$253.00

Allie M. Ernst

This book offers a comprehensive collection and analysis of early Christian traditions about Martha. It shows that the significance of Martha has been seriously underestimated and recovers a widespread tradition of Martha as apostle and authority figure for early Christians.
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Volume: 
98
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004174900
E-ISBN: 
9789004186873
Publication date: 
June 2009
€158,00
$190.00

Andrew C. Itter

This book takes a new approach to deciphering the nature and purpose of the Stromateis of Clement of Alexandria. It provides a concise summary of current scholarship on his method and how he applies it to the transmission of esoteric doctrines.
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Volume: 
97
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004174825
E-ISBN: 
9789047428282
Publication date: 
March 2009
€121,00
$145.00

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