Readings in World Christian History Earliest Christianity To 1453

ISBN-10: 1570755205

ISBN-13: 9781570755200

Edition: 2004

Authors: John Coakley, Andrea Sterk

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List price: $34.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Orbis Books
Publication date: 5/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 7.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

John W. Coakley is the L. Russell Feakes Professor of Church History, New Brunswick Theological Seminary. He is the coeditor (with Andrea Sterk) of Readings in World Christian History.

Note on Texts and Translations
To 300 C.E.
Early Christian Communities
Ignatius of Antioch, Letter to the Magnesians
The Gospel of Thomas
Hippolytus of Rome, Apostolic Tradition
Christianity and Society before Constantine
Correspondence of Pliny and Trajan
The Martyrs of Lyons (Letter of the Churches of Lyons and Vienne, ca. 177)
The Martyrdom of Perpetua and Felicity
Justin Martyr, Second Apology
Certificate of Sacrifice
Tertullian of Carthage, On the Apparel of Women
Acts of Paul and Thecla
Theological Currents in the Second and Third Centuries
The Second Treatise of the Great Seth
Irenaeus of Lyons, Against Heresies
The Muratorian Fragment
Origen of Alexandria, On First Principles
Cyprian of Carthage, Letter 55
Bardaisan of Edessa, The Book of the Laws of Countries
300-600 C.E.
The Opening of the Constantinian Era: Conversion and Controversy
Eusebius of Caesarea, Life of Constantine
Letters of Arius and Alexander of Alexandria
The Nicene Creed and the Niceno-Constantinopolitan Creed
Auxentius of Durostorum, Letter on the Life and Work of Ulfila, Apostle of the Goths
The Emperor Julian, Rescript on Christian Teachers (Letter 36)
The Christianization of Ethiopia and Georgia: Rufinus of Aquileia, Ecclesiastical History
The Martyrdom of Martha, Daughter of Posi, Who Was a Daughter of the Covenant
Ephrem the Syrian, Hymn 1
Basil of Caesarea, Letter 150
Gregory of Nyssa, Ad Graecos
The Christianization of Armenia: Agathangelos, History of the Armenians
Varieties of Ascetic Life for Men and Women
Athanasius of Alexandria, Life of Anthony of Egypt
Basil of Caesarea, Longer Rule
Gregory of Nyssa, Life of Macrina
Lives of Ascetics: Palladius, Lausiac History
Egeria, Diary of a Pilgrimage
Christology and Diverging Identities in the East
Letters of Cyril of Alexandria and Nestorius of Constantinople
Definition of Faith of the Council of Chalcedon
Zacharias the Scholastic, Life of Severus of Antioch
John of Ephesus, Life of Susan
The Evangelization of Nubia: John of Ephesus, Ecclesiastical History
Christians in India: Cosmas Indicopleustes, Christian Topography
The Coming of Age of Latin Christianity
Augustine of Hippo, City of God
Pelagius, To Demetrias
Augustine of Hippo, On Nature and Grace
Ambrose of Milan, Letters 2 and 3
Patrick, Confession
600-1000 C.E.
Early Medieval Christianity in Asia
Apology of Patriarch Timothy of Baghdad before the Caliph Mahdi
Inscription of the Monument of the Church of the East at Xian
Chinese Christian Sutras
Early Medieval Christianity in the West
Acts of the Third Council of Toledo
Columbanus, Letter 2
Bede, Ecclesiastical History
Rudolph of Fulda, Life of Leoba
The Heliand
Hrotsvit of Gandersheim, Dulcitius
Adso of Montier-en-Der, Letter on the Origin and Time of the Antichrist
The Byzantine Commonwealth
John of Damascus, On the Divine Images
Letters of Patriarch Photius of Constantinople and Pope Nicholas I on Disputed Issues
Life of Constantine [Cyril]
The Christianization of Russia: Russian Primary Chronicle
1000-1453 C.E.
Reform, Crusade, Reconquest
Pope Gregory VII, Letter to Hermann of Metz
Guibert of Nogent, The Deeds of God through the Franks
Ibn al-Athir on the Fall of Jerusalem, 1099
Nicetas Choniates on the Sack of Constantinople, 1204
James I of Aragon on the Fall of Valencia, 1238
Spirituality and Theology in the Latin West in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries
Anselm of Canterbury, Cur Deus Homo
Bernard of Clairvaux, On Loving God
Thomas of Celano, First Life of Francis of Assisi
Thomas Aquinas on the Existence of God
Letters and Visions of Hadewijch of Brabant
Asian and African Christianity in the Late Middle Ages
The Lives of Mar Yahbh-Allaha and Rabban Sawma
The War Chronicle of Amda Tseyon
Kebra Nagast
Latin and Byzantine Christianity in the Late Middle Ages
Documents by or about Boniface VIII: Unam Sanctam; Account of Events at Anagni, 1303
Gregory Palamas, Triads
Geert Grote, Letter 29
The Council of Constance, Haec sancta and Frequens
The Council of Florence on Church Union: Laetentur caeli
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