I am happy to share that this new volume has now been released by Pickwick, an imprint of Wipf and Stock. The fruit of the 2012 Evangelical Theological Society's Patristic Study group session on Constantine, here is a short description from the publisher:
What happens to the church when the emperor becomes a Christian? Seventeen hundred years after Constantine's victory at Milvian Bridge, scholars and students of history continue to debate the life and impact of the Roman emperor who converted to faith in the Christian God and gave peace to the church. This book joins that conversation and examines afresh the historical sources that inform our picture of Constantine, the theological developments that occurred in the wake of his rise to power, and aspects of Constantine's legacy that have shaped church history.
I am thankful for each of the authors and the expertise that they have contributed to the book:
Introduction (Edward L. Smither)
1- From Sinner to Saint? Seeking a Consistent Constantine (Glen L. Thompson)
2- Lactantius as Architect of a Constantinian and Christian "Victory over the Empire" (W. Brian Shelton)
3- Rethinking Constantine's Interaction with the North African "Donatist" Schism (David C. Alexander)
4- Reevaluating Constantine's Legacy in Trinitarian Orthodoxy: New Evidence from Eusebius of Caesarea's Commentary on Isaiah (Jonathan J. Armstrong)
5- Constantine, Sabbath-Keeping, and Sunday Observance (Paul A. Hartog)
6- Did the Rise of Constantine Mean the End of Christian Mission? (Edward L. Smither)
Epilogue (Bryan M. Litfin)
Finally, some early endorsements:
"Like him or dislike him, one cannot ignore Constantine in Christianity. His legacy can be seen at every turn, from Sunday observance to law to ecclesiastical dress! These essays help us to come to terms with the scope of that legacy."
—Thomas O'Loughlin, University of Nottingham
"The early fourth-century Constantinian revolution had enormous consequences for the life and worship of the Christian Church—indeed, its far-reaching impact is still with us in a variety of ways. In recent days, both scholarly reassessment of this revolution and popular fiction have brought Constantine to public notice once again, and this collection of essays provides an extremely helpful guide in taking stock of one of the great turning points in church history."
—Michael A.G. Haykin, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
"If we are going to assess Constantinianism rightly, we have to get Constantine right. The contributors go a long way toward accomplishing this task. In place of the caricatured Constantine of popular fiction and theology, this collection of essays presents a living, breathing Constantine, flawed and failing, but a genuine believer struggling to use his power in a way that would please the 'Supreme God' who had chosen him."
—Peter Leithart, New Saint Andrews College