Origen: Scholarship in the Service of the Church by Ronald E. Heine

By Ronald E. Heine

This publication is ready the lifestyles and regarded Origen (c.185-254 A.D.), crucial Greek-speaking Christian theologian and Biblical pupil in antiquity. His writings integrated works at the textual content of the Bible, commentaries and sermons on many of the books of the Bible, an enormous protection of the Christian religion opposed to a philosophical skeptic, and the 1st try at writing systematic theology ever made. Ronald E. Heine offers Origen's paintings within the context of the 2 city facilities the place he lived-Alexandria in Egypt, and Caesarea in Palestine. Heine argues that those city contexts and their groups of religion had a discernable effect on Origen's highbrow work.

The research starts off with an outline of Roman Alexandria the place Origen spent the 1st forty-six years of his existence. the idea of the Alexandrian Christian group within which Origen was once born and in whose provider he produced his first written works is tested from the restricted assets that experience survived. The continues to be of Origen's writings produced in Alexandria offer information regarding his early theological perspectives in addition to the conditions of his existence in Alexandria. Heine discusses the problems of the canon and textual content of the Bible utilized by Origen and the Alexandrian Christian group and the precise paintings known as the Hexapla which he produced at the textual content of the Septuagint.

Origen's later existence in Caesarea used to be formed by way of pastoral in addition to instructing tasks. those tasks placed him involved with the city's huge Jewish inhabitants. Heine argues that the focal point of Origen's notion shifts during this interval from his past Alexandrian profession with Gnostic concerns to the complicated questions about the dating among church and synagogue and the last word destiny of the Jews. In his ultimate years it seems that Origen used to be rethinking many of the perspectives he had espoused in his past work.

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Phytochemistry in the Genomics and Post-Genomics Eras, by John Romeo, Dixon

By John Romeo, Dixon

This monograph sequence is commissioned through the Phytochemical Society of North the United States (PSNA). The volumes during this sequence comprise articles on constructing issues of curiosity to scientists, scholars and participants attracted to fresh advancements within the biochemistry, chemistry and molecular biology of crops. quantity 36 facilities at the position of phytochemistry within the speedy advancements in biology led to via the appliance of large-scale genomics methods.

Several sensible genomic methods mentioned during this quantity deal with plant gene functionality on a wide scale. vegetation are combinatorial chemists par excellence, and knowing the foundations that relate enzyme constitution to operate will open up limitless chances for the rational layout of latest enzymes to generate novel biologically energetic normal items. wisdom of the molecular genetics of plant average product pathways also will facilitate the engineering of those pathways for plant development and human profit. Phytochemistry actually has a very good destiny within the genomics and post-genomics eras.

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Plant Mitochondria: Methods and Protocols (Methods in by James Whelan, Monika W. Murcha

By James Whelan, Monika W. Murcha

The chapters compiled during this specified assortment define a couple of equipment used to review plant mitochondria this present day, ranging from the isolation of mitochondria to designated analyses of RNA, protein and enzymatic actions. provided that the power to discover mitochondria’s distinct gains is underpinned through present technique, this e-book explores the topic from morphology to designated molecular mechanisms. Written within the hugely winning Methods in Molecular Biology sequence layout, chapters contain introductions to their respective subject matters, lists of the required fabrics and reagents, step by step, with no trouble reproducible laboratory protocols and pointers on troubleshooting and keeping off recognized pitfalls.

Practical and authoritative, Plant Mitochondria: tools and Protocols serves as an essential source to newcomers within the box in addition to to professional researchers who locate themselves being pulled into the sector of mitochondrial examine because it hyperlinks to such a lot of vital features of plant phone biology.

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Mathematics from Manuscript to Print 1300-1600 by Cynthia Hay

By Cynthia Hay

In line with a 1984 Anglo-French convention on Renaissance arithmetic, this remarkable choice of essays explores the effect of the period upon the following heritage of arithmetic and technology. The individuals speak about technical themes in arithmetic heritage, similar to figurate numbers and the improvement of recommendations to algebraic equations; they usually current arithmetic in its broader cultural context through examining the commercial, social, and ideological components that formed the pre-history of likelihood. Key advancements in Italian, French, and Dutch arithmetic are traced, with unique recognition to interactions of arithmetic with different disciplines, as within the rising makes use of of point of view in artwork. a desirable reference for arithmetic and technological know-how historians, mathematicians, and scholars.

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The Herbalist by Joseph E. Meyer, Clarence Meyer, David C. Meyer

By Joseph E. Meyer, Clarence Meyer, David C. Meyer

This longtime best-selling publication approximately herbs and their makes use of is now to be had in a brand new multiplied variation. It explains the place assorted herbs develop; the right way to assemble and get ready them; their medicinal values; and the way to exploit them. additional info has been extra on beverage teas, spices and flavoring herbs, plant supplements, plant dyes for materials, botanicals for dentifrices, gargles and cosmetics. a brand new 52-page part is dedicated to natural recipes for hair, salves and liniments, medicinal wines, vinegars, and plant ash makes use of. comprises an in depth index. uncomplicated illustrations of 291 vegetation are chanced on through the textual content.

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Biology at a Glance, Third Edition by Judy Dodds

By Judy Dodds

This ebook provides in a transparent visible means the biology fabric wanted for the technology and extra technology GCSE, and for the separate Biology GCSE. It additionally serves as an introductory consultant for AS Biology. it truly is illustrated all through with pictures and movement charts, with questions about each subject, web study actions and a word list of phrases to remember.

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The Applied Genetics of Humans, Animals, Plants and Fungi: by Bernard C. Lamb

By Bernard C. Lamb

A concise, transparent writing variety and a close and wealthy assurance of themes are the explanations that scholars discovered the 1st version of the publication so enticing and beneficial. using in this wave, all chapters in the moment version of this well known ebook were completely up-to-date and extended, specifically the human and animal fabrics. a much broader variety of animals is roofed, together with canines and cats in addition to cattle. using wire blood for remedy, pre-implantation genetic prognosis and animal cloning also are explored and handled.

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