Orthodox & Oriental Churches

    Persian Christians at the Chinese Court: The Xi\'an Stele and the Early Medieval Church of the East

    By Todd Godwin

    Hardback £63.66

    The Xi'an Stele, erected in Tang China's capital in 781, describes in both Syriac and Chinese the existence of Christian communities in northern China.

    Marcus Simaika

    By Samir Simaika

    Hardback Save £9.52 = £20.43

    "The compelling life and times of a leading figure of modern Coptic Egyptian history"

    Russian Orthodoxy and the Russo-Japanese War

    By Betsy C. Perabo

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    "Analyses Russian Orthodox perspectives on the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-5, focusing on the writings of the Russian priest Nikolai of Japan"--

    Athos

    By Sydney Loch

    Paperback Save £1.94 = £9.05

    "It calls for a writer more able at words to picture the sheer beauty of the Mountain. To convey the altering feeling of morning, or high noon; of afternoon, and deep midnight; of the golden scores of stars puncturing the sky."

    Death and the Afterlife in Byzantium

    By Vasileios Marinis

    Hardback Save £9.78 = £69.21

    This interdisciplinary study provides an in-depth analysis and synthesis of hagiography, theological treatises, apocryphal texts, and liturgical services, as well as images of the fate of the soul in manuscript and monumental decoration, to investigate what the Byzantines believed about the fate of the soul after death.

    Bartholomew

    By John Chryssavgis

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    Surrounded on all sides by Islam and those who wish to squelch the Christian Church, the beloved Bartholomew continues to impact the world for Christ from his seat in Istanbul.

    Cambridge Classical Studies

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    This wide-ranging investigation of the theorising about the divine that is implicit and explicit in the religious practices and literary and philosophical texts of the ancient Greeks, shows that Greeks thought hard about what gods must be like and what the appropriate ways to worship them were.

    Christianity and Monasticism in Aswan and Nubia

    By Hany Takla

    Paperback £16.70

    The legacies of the Coptic Christian presence in Aswan and Nubia from the fourth century to the present day

    Eastern Orthodox Christianity: The Essential Texts

    By Bryn Geffert

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    Two leading academic scholars offer the first comprehensive source reader on the Eastern Orthodox church for the English-speaking world. Designed specifically for students and accessible to readers with little or no previous knowledge of theology or religious history, this essential, one-of-a-kind work frames, explores, and interprets Eastern Orthodoxy through the...

    Holy Men of Mount Athos

    Hardback £17.42

    Mount Athos was the most famous center of Byzantine monasticism and remains the spiritual heart of the Orthodox Church today. Holy Men of Mount Athos presents the lives of five holy men who lived there at different times, from the ninth century to the last decades of the Byzantine period...

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