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The Mind of the Master

ISBN: 978-1-61719-262-3
These fifteen essays by a Presbyterian clergyman are devoted to the personality of Jesus,

The Resurrection of Our Lord

Croall Lectures, 1879-80, revised and expanded
ISBN: 978-1-61719-261-6
The historicity, testimony, and importance of the Resurrection, by the Professor of Theology at Aberdeen.

Atonement and Personality

ISBN: 978-1-61719-260-9
The essential presence of the personality of Christ in the Atonement, by the Regius Professor of Pastoral Theology at Oxford; with a historical sketch of the doctrine.

System of Christian Theology

ISBN: 978-1-61719-227-2
Henry Boynton Smith presents a complete manual of Christian theology from the perspective of an anti-Unitarian Congregationalist.

Catenae in Evangelia Aegyptiacae quae supersunt

Edited by Paul de Lagarde
ISBN: 978-1-61719-017-9
Catena on selected passages from the Gospels, from Eusebius of Caesarea and others.

Constitutiones Apostolorum

Apostolic Constitutions
Edited by Paul de Lagarde
ISBN: 978-1-61719-016-2
Apostolic Constitutions, as edited by Paul de Lagarde, who corrects the Greek text extensively from the Syriac, Arabic, Ethiopic and Coptic translations.

Against the Manichaeans

With the Letters of Pope Julius I and the Kata meros pistis of Gregory the Thaumaturge
ISBN: 978-1-61719-010-0
This volume contains the Greek and Syriac versions of the Contra Manicheos by Titus, Bishop of Bostra, as well as the letters of Pope Julius I and a brief expostion of the Christian faith by Gregory the Thaumaturge.

The Moors in Spain

By Stanley Lane-Poole; In Collaboration With Arthur Gilman
ISBN: 978-1-60724-320-5
Taking his interest in the Islamic conquest to its northwestern frontier, Lane-Pool here considers the history of the Moors in Spain. The famous battles and their various outcomes are recorded. A gripping account for students of history, this treatment of the Islamic presence in Europe is a solid piece of research that has stood the test of time.

The Life of Jesus, the Christ

Earlier Scenes
ISBN: 978-1-61719-259-3
This book concentrates on the life and teachings of Jesus, as related by the fashionable Gilded Age clergyman. As a crystallized sample of one sort of Victorian devotion, Beecher's book is full of miracles, scenery and sentiment, but devoid of systematic theology.

Clementina; Recognitiones

The pseudo-Clementine Literature
ISBN: 978-1-61719-015-5
Two chief texts of the pseudo-Clementine literature: the Homilies in Greek, and the Recognitions in Syriac

Saadi's Bostan aus dem Persischen übersetzt

Translated by Friedrich Rückert
ISBN: 978-1-60724-319-9
Considered one of the greatest works of the Sufi writers, Saadi’s Bostan (The Orchard) is an astounding poetic collection of wisdom that includes anecdotes, proverbs, and quotations that engage the rules of life and psychological observations of individual behavior. Saadi (or Abu Muslih bin Abdallah Shirazi, 1184 – 1283/1291?) was a Persian poet and traveler. Here Bostan is presented in German translation, the work of one of Germany’s great poets, Friedrich Rückert, who also had the distinction of being a professor of oriental languages. The lover of medieval poetry will find this supreme accomplishment of Persian poetry irresistible.

Was hat Mohammed aus dem Judenthume Aufgenommen?

ISBN: 978-1-60724-308-3
Undertaking the classic question of the relationship of Islam to Judaism, Geiger begins his treatment with the intertwined questions of what Islam wishes to do, is able to do, and is permitted to do with Judaism. Concepts and opinions such as faith beliefs, moral and legal regulations, and concepts of life are all considered as they moved from Judaism to Islam. A well-regarded early work in the field of comparative religions, Geiger’s work is not to be missed by anyone with an interest in Judaism and its relationship to Islam.

The Revival of Scholastic Philosophy in the Nineteenth Century

ISBN: 978-1-60724-298-7
Written in the period affected by the Neo-Scholastic movement in philosophy, Perrier’s well-known treatment of the subject is still ubiquitously cited. This handy resource lays out the premises of Scholasticism and traces its development up to the author’s time.

Bible History

Containing the Most Remarkable Events of the Old and New Testaments
ISBN: 978-1-60724-278-9
Designed as a primer for Catholic children, this booklet became an historic fixture in American Catholic literature. Dividing the Bible into episodes easily understood by children, the author, Bishop Gilmour, explained in easy language, the Roman Catholic understanding of these stories. Wonderfully illustrated with classic woodcuts, this beguiling book also undertook to introduce the general overlay of church history to young readers.

Modern Religious Cults and Movements

ISBN: 978-1-60724-296-3
A modern classic, Modern Religious Cults and Movements has continued to garner citations even after further investigation has continued to add to the literature on the subject. Atkins begins with the forms and backgrounds of what he considered the inevitable Catholic and Protestant traditions. This portrayal of non-traditional religions in its own day is a period piece that will be of interest to students of American religion and historians of religion in general.

La Religion a Rome sous les Sévères

ISBN: 978-1-60724-291-8
La Religion a Rome sous les Sévères is a classic work on third century Roman religion, ranging from the stoicism of Marcus Aurelius to the syncretism of Severus. Reville's knowledge of religion in the late antique world is considerable, and his analysis draws together Eastern mystery cults, Baal worship, and Neopythagorean philosophy as well as classical pagan religion. Yielding lasting results, Reville's study will be welcomed by readers interested in the history of religions.

James Hannington, First Bishop of Eastern Equatorial Africa

A History of His Life and Work 1847-1885
ISBN: 978-1-60724-279-6
This classic account of the missionary life of James Hannington has delighted generations of readers. Written by an enthusiastic exponent of the mission field, this account has stood the test of time to become a recognized icon of the genre. The first Anglican Bishop of Eastern Equatorial Africa, Hannington was reared in a not untypical English setting, eventually being schooled at Oxford. His remarkable accomplishments and savage martyrdom are narrated with poignancy and empathy. A moving account of a man willing to risk all for his convictions, this missionary story appeals to popular readers and those interested in the European presence in Africa.

Les Calligraphes et les Miniaturistes de l’Orient Musulman

ISBN: 978-1-60724-315-1
Les Calligraphes et les Miniaturistes de l’Orient Musulman is a highly regarded exploration of the Islamic art of calligraphy. Compiled by the noted Orientalist Clément Huart, the main body of the work is dedicated to the exploration of various schools of the art form throughout history.

Chronicles of the Tombs

A Select Collection of Epitaphs
ISBN: 978-1-60724-305-2
Moving away from his usual interest in Egyptian mummies, Pettigrew here addresses another morbid interest in antiquities: the epitaphs and inscriptions of ancient sepulchers. The majority of this study focuses on the epitaphs of England and surrounding regions that fall into several categories ranging from devotional to untruthful, from rhetorical to ridiculous. Laid out catalogue style with an index, this book was among the first of its genre and retains its value for readers interested in the perceptions of death as left in the monuments of the departed.

The Re-Interpretation of Jesus in the New Testament

ISBN: 978-1-59333-953-1
Believing that a firm basis for understanding Jesus could be found in the sources of the Bible, Purinton undertook to justify such sources as Paul’s letters and the gospels as authentic source material for the life of Jesus. He examined all the books of the New Testament, but with the realization that not all of the Epistles add to our knowledge of who Jesus was. Purinton wished to make Jesus accessible by means of a scholarly study of his life, in this venture his book has few equals even today.

The Origin and Growth of Religion

As Illustrated by the Religion of the Ancient Babylonians
ISBN: 978-1-59333-740-7
Originally published as the Hibbert Lectures of 1887, this series of essays covers more than the title suggests. The work of an early explorer of Assyriology, this book traces many of the more familiar motifs and themes from ancient religion back to the ancient Babylonians.

The Improvement of the Moral Qualities, an Ethical Treatise of the Eleventh Century by Solomon ibn Gabirol

Printed from an Unique Arabic Manuscript, Together with a Translation, and an Essay
ISBN: 978-1-59333-673-8
The original manuscript of the Arabic Improvement of the Moral Qualities was examined by Wise in order to prepare this edition. The text includes a copy of the original Arabic, a translation into English, and an essay on the place of Solomon ibn Gabirol in the development of Jewish ethics.

Studies in Oriental Social Life

and Gleams from the East on the Sacred Page
ISBN: 978-1-59333-596-0
Trumbull’s tome was among the first to explore how looking at the Bible from the perspective of those in Palestine might influence the outlook of Western readers. In this volume Trumbull examines the social customs, religious practices, and basic concepts of those living in nineteenth-century Palestine to demonstrate how they bear upon modern understandings of the Bible.

Anthropos and Son of Man

A Study in the Religious Syncretism of the Hellenistic Orient
ISBN: 978-1-59333-631-8
Kraeling’s treatment of the ancient figure known as the "Anthropos” remains a challenging read even after several decades. Surveying Hellenistic, Gnostic, Manichean, Mandean, and Jewish sources, the author suggests a ubiquitous character known as the Anthropos was used in the New Testament to characterize aspects of Christ.

The Palestinan Syriac Lectionary of the Gospels

ISBN: 978-1-59333-917-3
The work of the remarkable sisters Agnes Smith Lewis and Margaret Dunlop Gibson, this lectionary of what is now known as Christian Palestinian Aramaic, was re-edited in the light of two manuscripts from the Sinai, which they recovered, and from Paul de Lagarde’s Evangeliarium Hierosolymitanum. An important document for the textual criticism of the New Testament as well as for the early practice of the church, Lewis and Dunlap added to its value by composing this light “critical edition.” Presented in Syriac with English annotations to the Greek text of the Gospels, this useful study will be welcome by New Testament scholars and Syriac scholars alike.