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Blackwell Dictionary of Eastern Christianity

Wiley-Blackwell / 1999 / Hardcover

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Containing nearly seven hundred articles, The Blackwell Dictionary of Eastern Christianity allows the reader to explore Eastern Christian civilization in its cultural and religious richness. Contributions come from 50 scholars, including top historians, theologians, linquists, philosophers, musicians, and scholars of liturgy and iconography.
This book covers the major living tradiitons of Eastern Christianity and some which are less familiar. It offers balanced treatment of the Byzantine traditions (Greek, Slav, Romanian, Gregorian) and the Oriental traditions (Armenian, Assyrian, Coptic, Ethiopian, Syrian, Indian), taking account of Orthodox, Catholic and Reformed communities worldwide. Readers will be able to use this book as a basic source of information for differing Eastern Christian churches, and to help them locate information they would have difficulty finding elsewhere. The longer articles put terms, concepts, people and events into context, while offering ways to exploring unfamiliar connections and making useful comparisons.

Product Information

Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 576
Vendor: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: 1999
Dimensions: 9.75 X 6.75 (inches)
ISBN: 0631189661
ISBN-13: 9780631189664
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Author Bio

Ken Parry is Honorary Research Fellow in the Department of Ancient History at Macquarie University, Australia. He has published numerous articles on Byzantine theology and is the author of Depicting the Word: Byzantine Iconophile Thought (Brill, 1996).

David J. Melling is at Manchester Metropolitan University.

Dimitri Brady is at Manchester Metropolitan University.

Sydney H. Griffith is at the Catholic University of America.

John F. Healey is at Manchester University.

Editorial Reviews

"It includes almost 700 entries in a manageable volume that provides both a handy basis for study and a readable source for browsing ... Its major success results from the way in which it combines together information about all the churches of the Eastern traditions, and so allows their similarities and differences of thought, practice and history to be discerned ... This is a work that will be of use and interest to both specialist researchers and student readers, and it should be welcomed onto the shelves of both scholars and librarians." Islam and Christian Muslim Relations

"The Dictionary is a valuable resource intended not only for students and scholars, but for anyone interested in Eastern Christianity. It will open up a new Christian world to the beginner, and extend the knowledge of those already acquainted with the Eastern Churches." Theology

"There is a high level of scholarship for all the entries which makes this Dictionary a reliable reference work." Adamantius, Newsletter of the Italian Research Group on "Origen and the Alexandrian Tradition"

"All libraries should have this handy volume." International Review of Biblical Studies

"There is plenty here to learn and inspire." European Journal of Theology

"...for matters liturgical, historical, and theological relating to the eastern churches, from ancient times to the present it has no equal. The longer articles covering the history of various national churches, geographical regions, and missions are excellent." Theology Today

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