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The Blackwell dictionary of Eastern Christianity

Author: Ken Parry; John R Hinnells
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Publishers, [2000]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Containing nearly 700 articles, this Dictionary allows the reader to explore Eastern Christian civilization in its cultural and religious richness. The articles are written by an international team of fifty contributors, including leading historians, theologians, linguists, philosophers, musicians, and scholars of liturgy and iconography." "The Dictionary covers the major living traditions of Eastern Christianity  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Wörterbuch (Fachlexikon)
Dictionaries
Dictionnaires anglais
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Parry; John R Hinnells
ISBN: 0631189661 9780631189664 0631232036 9780631232032
OCLC Number: 40395471
Description: xxii, 581 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: List of Contributors. Preface. The Book and How to Use It. Introduction. Dictionary Entries A-Z. Index.
Responsibility: edited by Ken Parry [and others] ; editorial consultant, John F. Hinnells ; foreword by Kallistos Ware.

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This is a comprehensive source of reference on the Byzantine Christian traditions (Greek, Slav, Arab, Romanian and Georgian), as well as the Oriental Christian traditions (Armenian, Coptic,  Read more...
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