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  • A Short History of Medieval Christianity
    A Short History of Medieval Christianity (English, Paperback) G. R. Evans

    What did people really believe in the Middle Ages? Much of our sense of the medieval period has come down to us from the writings of the learned: the abbots, priors, magnates, scholastic theologians, and others who between them, and across Christendom, controlled the machinery of church and state. For G. R. Evans too much emphasis has been placed on a governing elite and too little on those-the...

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  • The University of Oxford
    The University of Oxford (English, Paperback) G. R. Evans

    The University of Oxford was a medieval wonder. After its foundation in the late 12th century it designed one of Europe's most admired syllabuses for the study of the liberal arts and theology, and attracted teachers of international calibre and fame. This book deals with Oxford's revolutionary events, as well as its intellectual journey.

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  • A Short History of Medieval Christianity
    A Short History of Medieval Christianity (English, Hardback) G. R. Evans

    What did people really believe in the Middle Ages? Much of our sense of the medieval period has come down to us from the writings of the learned: the abbots, priors, magnates, scholastic theologians and others who between them, and across Christendom, controlled the machinery of church and state. For G R Evans too much emphasis has been placed on a governing elite and too little on those-the great...

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  • City of God
    City of God (English, Paperback) Edmund Augustine

    St Augustine, bishop of Hippo, was one of the central figures in the history of Christianity. Written as a defence of the faith at a time when the Roman Empire was on the brink of collapse, this title examines the ancient pagan religions of Rome, the arguments of the Greek philosophers and the revelations of the Bible.

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  • The Medieval Theologians
    The Medieval Theologians (English, Paperback) G. R. Evans

    Covers the important period from the 5th to the 16th centuries, when theology took shape as an increasingly formal subject of academic study. The only book to trace developments in the field by individual theologian, rather than thematically, as is the case in other texts.

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  • The First Christian Theologians
    The First Christian Theologians (English, Paperback) G. R. Evans

    The First Christian Theologians offers a comprehensive introduction to the theology of the early Church through an accessible and lively examination of the major individual theologians of the time. * Provides a comprehensive, single--volume introduction to the theology of the early Church.

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  • Anselm of Canterbury: The Major Works
    Anselm of Canterbury: The Major Works (English, Paperback) Saint Anselm

    Although utterly convinced of the truth of Christianity, Anselm of Canterbury struggled to make sense of his religion. He considered the doctrines of faith an invitation to question, to think, and to learn; and he devoted his life to confronting and understanding the most elusive aspects of Christianity. His writings on matters such as free will, the nature of truth, and the existence of God make...

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  • The Art of Preaching
    The Art of Preaching (English, Paperback) Alan of Lille

    Preaching was a much admired, much studied, and much practiced art by both abbots and secular clergy. This handbook designed for training future preachers gives moderns an insight into the technique and the content of those twelfth-century sermons.

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  • Selected Works
    Selected Works (Multiple languages, Paperback) of Clairvaux St.Bernard

    Here are writings of the great medieval spiritual teacher (1090-1153) who was preacher of the Crusades and founder of the Cistercians, with an introduction on the forming of Bernard's spirituality, its character and influence.

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  • The Language and Logic of the Bible
    The Language and Logic of the Bible (English, Paperback) G. R. Evans

    This is a sequel to the author's The Language and Logic of the Bible: The Earlier Middle Ages.

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  • Problems of Authority in the Reformation Debates
    Problems of Authority in the Reformation Debates (English, Paperback) G. R. Evans

    Dr Evans pieces together underlying connections in the theology of the Reformation period, as a contribution to ecumenical dialogue.

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  • The Church in the Early Middle Ages
    The Church in the Early Middle Ages (English, Hardback) G. R. Evans

    The cultural, social and political dominance of Christendom in what we now call 'the West', from about 600-1300, made the Christian Church a shaper of the modern world in respects which go far beyond its religious influence. This book brings presents this formative era for both the student of religious history and general reader.

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  • Alan of Lille
    Alan of Lille (English, Paperback) G. R. Evans

    Alan of Lille was a notable figure in the second half of the twelfth century as a theologian and as a poet.

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  • Anselm
    Anselm (English, Paperback) G. R. Evans

    St Anselm of Canterbury (1033-1109) was one of the greatest Christian writers of medieval Europe. Although best known as the inventor of the famous 'ontological argument' for God's existence, his writings cover all the chief aspects of Christian doctrine and have been a major influence on western theology.

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  • South with Scott
    South with Scott (English, Paperback) Edward R G R Evans

    This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic, timeless works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them.

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  • South with Scott (Dodo Press)
    South with Scott (Dodo Press) (English, Paperback) Edward R G R Evans

    Admiral Edward Ratcliffe Garth Russell Evans, 1st Baron Mountevans of Chelsea KCB DSO (1881-1957), known as "Teddy" Evans, was a British naval officer and Antarctic explorer. He served as second-in-command on Robert Falcon Scott's ill-fated expedition to the South Pole in 1910-1913 and as captain of the expedition ship Terra Nova. He attended the Royal Naval College from 1900-1902. In 1900 he was...

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  • Edward Hicks: Pacifist Bishop at War
    Edward Hicks: Pacifist Bishop at War (English, Paperback) G. R. Evans

    What does a Bishop, having declared himself a pacifist, do when his country goes to war?

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