Christianity And The Transformation Of The Book

Pub Date : 2009-06-30 | Author : Anthony GRAFTON | Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780674037861
ISBN 13 : 0674037863

Christianity and the Transformation of the Book combines broad-gauged synthesis and close textual analysis to reconstruct the kinds of books and the ways of organizing scholarly in..

How Jesus Became Christian

Pub Date : 2011-11-10 | Author : Barrie Wilson | Publisher : Hachette UK

ISBN 10 : 9781780222066
ISBN 13 : 1780222068

How the early Christians rewrote history, turning a Jewish teacher and messiah into a 'Christian' man-deity, bringing eternal life to all who believe We often forget the undeniable..

The Monk And The Book

Pub Date : 2008-09-15 | Author : Megan Hale Williams | Publisher : University of Chicago Press

ISBN 10 : 9780226899022
ISBN 13 : 0226899020

In the West, monastic ideals and scholastic pursuits are complementary; monks are popularly imagined copying classics, preserving learning through the Middle Ages, and establishing..

Tradition And Christianity

Pub Date : 1994 | Author : Ben Burt | Publisher : Taylor & Francis

ISBN 10 : 3718654490
ISBN 13 : 9783718654499

Tradition and Christianity explores the way a Pacific Islands people, fiercely attached to the tradition of their ancestors, have transformed their society by changing their religi..

Culture And Christianity

Pub Date : 1988 | Author : George R. Saunders | Publisher : Praeger Pub Text

ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105040904521
ISBN 13 :

The volume analyzes local changes in Christianity in eight different cultures--in the Pacific, Jamaica, California, and Italy. The contributors are particularly effective in linkin..

From Monastery To Hospital

Pub Date : 2005 | Author : Andrew Todd Crislip | Publisher : University of Michigan Press

ISBN 10 : 0472114743
ISBN 13 : 9780472114740

From Monastery to Hospital traces the origin of the late Roman hospital to the earliest groups of Christian monastics. Often characterized as holy men and miracle-workers who trans..