Category: Church History and Historical Theology

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Brenda Llewellyn Ihssen They Who Give From Evil; the Response of the Eastern Church to Money-lending in the Early Christian Era., Wipf and Stock, K.C. Hansen Eugene: Wipf & Stock 1997

In addition to a historiography of usury scholarship, explanation of the economic and historical contexts of early Christian writings on usury and biblical and philosophical attitudes regarding usury and lending, this monograph considers the financial and salvific implications of usury in select sermons of fourth century Greek authors Basil the Great and his younger brother Gregory of Nyssa.