The Early Church

    Churchwardens

    By Eric Sanderson

    Paperback £9.99

    There have been many books written to assist churchwardens in discharging their duties, detailing their responsibilities in respect of the intricacies of ecclesiastical law and making the role seem quite a challenge. The office of churchwarden is one of the oldest recognised forms of Lay Ministry and is the...

    Thecla's Devotion

    By Jane McLarty

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    An investigation of the narrative devices used in the Thecla episode of the Acts of Paul, and their parallels with contemporary pagan fiction.

    Thecla's Devotion

    By Jane McLarty

    Hardback £65.00

    Thinking with Thekla studies plot and character within the Thekla episode of the Acts of Paul, reading the text against contemporary pagan romance in order to explore Christian identity formation.

    Darkening Age

    By Catherine Nixey

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    Raised on Christian Milk

    By John David Penniman

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    A fascinating new study of the symbolic power of food and its role in forming kinship bonds and religious identity in early Christianity

    Christianity and Monasticism in Northern Egypt

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    The legacies of the Coptic Christian presence in northern Egypt from the fourth century to the present day

    Christianity at the Crossroads

    By Michael J. Kruger

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    This introductory survey looks at how Christianity took root in the second century, how it battled to stay true to the vision of Christ's apostles, and how it developed in ways that would shape both the Church and Western culture over the next two thousand years.

    Celtic Saints of Scotland, Northumbria and the Isle of Man

    By Elizabeth Rees

    Paperback £12.65

    Focusing on the sites where early Christians lived and worked, this combines archaeology with early inscriptions and texts to offer clues which help to piece together the world of early Christianity. With the author's photographs of the sites, the reader is therefore drawn into the beautiful world which these early...

    Remembering Paul: Ancient and Modern Contests over the Image of the Apostle

    By Benjamin L. White

    Paperback £23.57

    Who was Paul of Tarsus? Radical visionary of a new age? Gender-liberating progressive? Great defender of orthodoxy? In Remembering Paul, Benjamin L. White offers a critique of early Christian claims about the "real" Paul in the second century C.E.-a period in which apostolic memory was highly contested-and sets these ancient...

    Christianity in the Second Century: Themes and Developments

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    Christianity in the Second Century seeks to show how study on this period of Christian development has undergone substantial change.

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