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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
     

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

by E. A. Livingstone
 

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Based on the highly acclaimed Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church, this is an indispensable guide for both students and the general reader. Over 6,000 entries provide authoritative coverage of theology, patristic scholarship, churches and denominations across the world, canon law, and the church calendar, as well as entries on theologians, philosophers,

Overview

Based on the highly acclaimed Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church, this is an indispensable guide for both students and the general reader. Over 6,000 entries provide authoritative coverage of theology, patristic scholarship, churches and denominations across the world, canon law, and the church calendar, as well as entries on theologians, philosophers, artists, musicians, and mystics.

The third edition has been updated to reflect recent changes in the Church. Over 100 new entries cover topics such as the Antonian Movement, dispensationalism, Heilsgeschichte, Alvin Plantinga, Garima Gospels, and Intelligent Design. It also includes a new appendix listing the Archbishops of Canterbury and a web links appendix providing online resources that are listed and regularly updated on a dedicated companion website.

This handy, concise volume is essential reading for anyone with an interest in Christianity.

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"A well-crafted reduction of the standard work in the field."—Choice

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199659623
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
11/01/2013
Series:
Oxford Paperback Reference Series
Pages:
640
Sales rank:
1,335,527
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 1.50(d)

Meet the Author

E. A. Livingstone

Dr E. A. Livingstone is the editor of the third edition of The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church, on which this concise volume is based. She was responsible for the organization of the International Conferences on Patristic Studies from 1971 to 1995 and edited the proceedings. For services to patristic scholarship she was made an MBE.

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