The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

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Blackwell North Amer
Based on the Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church, this abridged version contains over 5,000 condensed and accessible entries. It provides coverage of theology, patristic scholarship, churches and denominations, the Church calendar and organization, and the Bible, as well as entries on theologians, philosophers, painters, musicians, and writers of religious works.

Oxford University Press
Based on the highly acclaimed Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church, this is an indispensable guide for both students and the general reader. Over 5,000 entries provide full coverage of theology, patristic scholarship, churches and denominations, the church calendar and organization, and the Bible, as well as entries on theologians, philosophers, painters, musicians, and writers of religious works.
This revised second edition has been fully updated to reflect recent changes in the church. It includes increased coverage of the church in Latin America, Eastern Churches, issues on moral theology, and developments stemming from the Second Vatican Council, Black Churches, Christian attitudes to Jews, Feminist Theology, Holiness Movement, Liberation Theology, and ordination of women.
This handy, concise volume is essential reading for anyone with an interest in Christian history.

Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
Edition: Rev. 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780198614425
019861442X
Characteristics: xi, 655 p. ; 13 cm
Additional Contributors: Livingstone, Elizabeth A.

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