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McGuckin, John Anthony

The Encyclopedia of Eastern Orthodox Christianity

McGuckin, John Anthony - The Encyclopedia of Eastern Orthodox Christianity, ebook

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With a combination of essay-length and short entries written by a team of leading religious experts, the two-volume Encyclopedia of Eastern Orthodoxy offers the most comprehensive guide to the cultural and intellectual world of Eastern Orthodox Christianity available in English today.

  • An outstanding reference work providing the first English language multi-volume account of the key historical, liturgical, doctrinal features of Eastern Orthodoxy, including the Non-Chalcedonian churches

  • Explores of the major traditions of Eastern Orthodoxy in detail, including the Armenian, Byzantine, Coptic, Ethiopic, Slavic, Romanian, Syriac churches

  • Uniquely comprehensive, it is edited by one of the leading scholars in the field and provides authoritative but accessible articles by a range of top international academics and Orthodox figures

  • Spans the period from Late Antiquity to the present, encompassing subjects including history, theology, liturgy, monasticism, sacramentology, canon law, philosophy, folk culture, architecture, archaeology, martyrology, hagiography, all alongside a large and generously detailed prosopography

  • Structured alphabetically and topically cross-indexed, with entries ranging from 100 to 6,000 words

Keywords: Orthodoxy, Eastern Christianity, Eastern Orthodoxy, Non-Chalcedonian churches, Byzantium

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
896 pages
Category
Religions
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781444392548
Printed ISBN
9781405185394

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