Pelikan, Jaroslav 1923-2006
Most widely held works about Jaroslav Pelikan
Most widely held works by Jaroslav Pelikan
Jesus through the centuries : his place in the history of culture by Jaroslav Pelikan ( Book )
13 editions published between 1985 and 1999 in English and Japanese and held by 2,554 libraries worldwide
Pelikan discusses how each age created Jesus in its own image, discovering in his life and teachings the answers to fundamental questions of human existence and destiny. Studying the images of Jesus cherished by successive ages - from rabbi in the first century to universal man in the Renaissance to liberator in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries - Pelikan suggests that the way a particular age depicted Jesus is an essential key to understanding that era.--desc. from illus. ed.
Whose Bible is it? : a history of the Scriptures through the ages by Jaroslav Pelikan ( Book )
15 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 2,374 libraries worldwide
A grand history of the Bible written by a major historian of theology, Pelikan takes the reader through the Bible's evolution from its earliest incarnation as oral tales to its modern existence in various configurations and translations. From the earliest Hebrew texts and the Bible's appearance in Greek, then Latin, Pelikan explores the canonization of different Bibles and why certain books were adopted or rejected by certain religions and sects, as well as the development of the printing press, translation into modern languages, and the varying schools of critical scholarship.
Mary through the centuries : her place in the history of culture by Jaroslav Pelikan ( Book )
7 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and German and held by 2,179 libraries worldwide
The Virgin Mary has been an inspiration to more people than any other woman who ever lived. For Catholics, Protestants, Jews, and Muslims, for artists, musicians, and writers, and for women and men everywhere she has shown many faces and personified a variety of virtues. In this important book, a world-renowned scholar who is the author of numerous books - including the best-selling Jesus Through the Centuries - tells how Mary has been depicted and venerated through the ages. Jaroslav Pelikan examines the biblical portrait of Mary, analyzing both the New and Old Testaments to see how the bits of information provided about her were expanded into a full-blown doctrine. He explores the view of Mary in late antiquity, where the differences between Mary, the mother of Christ, and Eve, the "mother of all living," provided positive and negative symbols of women. He discusses how the Eastern church commemorated Mary and how she was portrayed in the Holy Qur'an of Islam.
The Christian tradition; a history of the development of doctrine by Jaroslav Pelikan ( Book )
81 editions published between 1700 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,695 libraries worldwide
The World treasury of modern religious thought ( Book )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 1,480 libraries worldwide
The idea of the university : a reexamination by Jaroslav Pelikan ( Book )
7 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 1,461 libraries worldwide
The crisis in university education has been the subject of vigorous debate in recent years. In this eloquent and deeply personal book, a distinguished scholar reflects on the character and aims of the university, assessing its guiding principles, its practical functions, and its role in society. Jaroslav Pelikan provides a unique perspective on the university today by reexamining it in light of John Henry Cardinal Newman's 150-year-old classic The Idea of a University and showing how Cardinal Newman's ideas both illuminate and differ from current problems facing higher education. Pelikan begins by affirming the validity of Newman's first principle: that knowledge must be an end in itself. He goes on to make the case for the inseparability of research and teaching on both intellectual and practical grounds, stressing the virtues--free inquiry, scholarly honesty, civility in discourse, toleration of diverse beliefs and values, and trust in rationality and public verifiability--that must be practiced and taught by the university. He discusses the business of the university--the advancement of knowledge through research, the extension and interpretation of knowledge through undergraduate and graduate teaching, the preservation of knowledge in libraries, museums, and galleries, and the diffusion of knowledge through scholarly publishing. And he argues that by performing these tasks, by developing closer ties with other schools at all levels, and by involving the community in lifelong education, the university will make its greatest contribution to society.
The illustrated Jesus through the centuries by Jaroslav Pelikan ( Book )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,389 libraries worldwide
Discusses how each age created Jesus in its own image. "Pelikan...has condensed the original text and enhanced the book with more than 200 new illustrations, most in color, that give a new dimension to his thooughts."--Jacket.
The excellent empire : the fall of Rome and the triumph of the church by Jaroslav Pelikan ( Book )
9 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 1,232 libraries worldwide
The riddle of Roman Catholicism by Jaroslav Pelikan ( Book )
9 editions published between 1946 and 1964 in English and held by 1,173 libraries worldwide
Interpreting the Bible & the Constitution by Jaroslav Pelikan ( Book )
5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,088 libraries worldwide
Christianity and classical culture : the metamorphosis of natural theology in the Christian encounter with Hellenism by Jaroslav Pelikan ( Book )
8 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 1,019 libraries worldwide
The vindication of tradition by Jaroslav Pelikan ( Book )
5 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 1,016 libraries worldwide
This book clearly constitutes a unified plea that modern society find ways and means to recapture the resources of the past and to overcome its fear of the tyranny of the dead.
Works by Martin Luther ( Book )
7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 911 libraries worldwide
The shape of death; life, death, and immortality in the early fathers by Jaroslav Pelikan ( Book )
10 editions published between 1961 and 1978 in English and held by 865 libraries worldwide
Obedient rebels : Catholic substance and Protestant principle in Luther's Reformation by Jaroslav Pelikan ( Book )
6 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 849 libraries worldwide
The melody of theology : a philosophical dictionary by Jaroslav Pelikan ( Book )
6 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 832 libraries worldwide
Bach among the theologians by Jaroslav Pelikan ( Book )
8 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 825 libraries worldwide
Development of Christian doctrine; some historical prolegomena by Jaroslav Pelikan ( Book )
1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 802 libraries worldwide
Spirit versus structure; Luther and the institutions of the church by Jaroslav Pelikan ( Book )
4 editions published in 1968 in English and German and held by 742 libraries worldwide
Imago Dei : the Byzantine apologia for icons by Jaroslav Pelikan ( Book )
11 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 697 libraries worldwide
His A.W. Mellon lectures in the Fine Arts, delivered in 1987.
Audiobooks Bach, Johann Sebastian,--1685-1750 Bible Byzantine Empire Cappadocian Fathers Catholic Church Catholic Church-Protestant churches relations Church history Church history--Primitive and early church Civilization, Classical Commentaries Comparative studies Constitutional law Controversial literature Creeds Criticism, interpretation, etc. Death Dictionaries Dogma, Development of Early works Education, Higher Exhibition catalogs Fathers of the church Historiography History History of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire (Gibbon, Edward) Iconoclasm Icon of the Virgin Icons--Cult Illustration of books Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) Jesus Christ Learning and scholarship Literature Luther, Martin,--1483-1546 Lutheran Church Lutheran Church--Doctrines Mary,--Blessed Virgin, Saint Orthodox Eastern Church Protestant churches--Relations--Catholic Church Reformation Religion Religion and science Rome Theology Theology, Doctrinal Theology of the Blessed Virgin Mary Tradition (Philosophy) United States Universities and colleges
Pelikan, Jan, 1923-2006
Pelikán, Jaroslav, 1923-2006
Pelikan, Jaroslav Jan
Pelikán, Jaroslav Jan, 1923-2006
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