The Encyclopedia of Eastern Orthodox Christianity, Volumes 1-2

The Encyclopedia of Eastern Orthodox Christianity, Volumes 1-2

John Anthony McGuckin


With a mix of essay-length and brief entries written through a staff of prime non secular specialists, the two-volume Encyclopedia of japanese Orthodoxy deals the main accomplished consultant to the cultural and highbrow international of japanese Orthodox Christianity to be had in English at the present time. • a very good reference paintings offering the 1st English language multi-volume account of the foremost old, liturgical, doctrinal beneficial properties of japanese Orthodoxy, together with the Non-Chalcedonian churches• Explores of the most important traditions of jap Orthodoxy intimately, together with the Armenian, Byzantine, Coptic, Ethiopic, Slavic, Romanian, Syriac churches• Uniquely complete, it really is edited through one of many best students within the box and gives authoritative yet available articles through a number best overseas teachers and Orthodox figures• Spans the interval from overdue Antiquity to the current, encompassing topics together with heritage, theology, liturgy, monasticism, sacramentology, canon legislations, philosophy, folks tradition, structure, archaeology, martyrology, hagiography, all along a wide and generously certain prosopography• dependent alphabetically and topically cross-indexed, with entries starting from a hundred to 6,000 phrases

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