The Encyclopedia of Eastern Orthodox Christianity, Volumes 1-2

The Encyclopedia of Eastern Orthodox Christianity, Volumes 1-2

John Anthony McGuckin


With a mixture of essay-length and brief entries written through a crew of best spiritual specialists, the two-volume Encyclopedia of jap Orthodoxy deals the main accomplished advisor to the cultural and highbrow international of jap 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 main historic, liturgical, doctrinal beneficial properties of jap Orthodoxy, together with the Non-Chalcedonian churches• Explores of the key traditions of japanese Orthodoxy intimately, together with the Armenian, Byzantine, Coptic, Ethiopic, Slavic, Romanian, Syriac churches• Uniquely complete, it truly is edited via one of many top students within the box and gives authoritative yet obtainable articles via various best foreign teachers and Orthodox figures• Spans the interval from overdue Antiquity to the current, encompassing matters together with historical past, theology, liturgy, monasticism, sacramentology, canon legislation, philosophy, folks tradition, structure, archaeology, martyrology, hagiography, all along a wide and generously particular prosopography• based alphabetically and topically cross-indexed, with entries starting from a hundred to 6,000 phrases

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