ISBN 9781118759332,The Concise Encyclopedia Of Orthodox Christianity

The Concise Encyclopedia Of Orthodox Christianity



Wiley Blackwell

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9781118759332

ISBN-10 1118759338


Number of Pages 592 Pages
Language (English)

Reference Work

Based on the acclaimed twovolume Encyclopedia of Eastern Orthodox Christianity (Wiley Blackwell, 2011), and now available for students, faculty, and clergy in a concise singlevolume format An outstanding reference work providing an accessible English language account of the key historical, liturgical, doctrinal features of Eastern Orthodoxy, including the NonChalcedonian churches Explores the major traditions of Eastern Orthodoxy in detail, including the Armenian, Byzantine, Coptic, Ethiopic, Slavic, Romanian, Syriac churches Uniquely comprehensive, it is edited by one of the leading scholars in the field and provides authoritative articles by a team of leading international academics and Orthodox figures Spans the period from Late Antiquity to the present, encompassing subjects including history, theology, liturgy, monasticism, sacramentology, canon law, philosophy, folk culture, architecture, archaeology, martyrology, and hagiography Structured alphabetically and is topically crossindexed, with entries ranging from 100 to 6,000 words