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Encyclopedia of the early church

Author: Angelo Di Berardino; Istituto patristico Augustinianum (Rome, Italy)
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1992.
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The Encyclopedia of the Early Church is a two-volume reference work providing concise and precise information on all topics concerning the first eight centuries of Christianity. Valuable to historians, archaeologists, philosophers, and philologists as well as theologians, this work extends the knowledge of how Christianity evolved to become the most important influence in the history of Western civilization. Tracing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Angelo Di Berardino; Istituto patristico Augustinianum (Rome, Italy)
ISBN: 0195208927 9780195208924
OCLC Number: 24009785
Notes: Translation of: Dizionario patristico e di antichità cristiane.
Superseded by the 2014 publication entitled Encyclopedia of ancient Christianity (Nuovo dizionario patristico e di antichità cristiane. English).
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations, maps ; 30 cm
Contents: volume 1. A-M --
volume 2. N-Z, synoptic table, maps, illustrations, index.
Other Titles: Dizionario patristico e di antichità cristiane.
Nuovo dizionario patristico e di antichità cristiane.
Responsibility: produced by the Institutum Patristicum Augustinianum and edited by Angelo Di Berardino ; translated from the Italian by Adrian Walford ; with a foreword and bibliographic amendments by W.H.C. Frend.
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The Encyclopedia of the Early Church is a two-volume reference work providing concise and precise information on all topics concerning the first eight centuries of Christianity. Valuable to historians, archaeologists, philosophers, and philologists as well as theologians, this work extends the knowledge of how Christianity evolved to become the most important influence in the history of Western civilization. Tracing the growth of the church from its tiny beginnings in an upper room to its dominance of Europe, western Asia, and northern Africa in the eighth century, scholars from many disciplines produced articles ranging from a few sentences to ten thousand words on all the major and most of the minor people, works, ideas, and issues of the formative period of Christianity. The first major encyclopedia to cover the life, thought, and growth of Christianity, this work offers full treatment of doctrines, creeds, and heresies, of iconography and art history, of archaeology and geography, and of monasticism and asceticism.

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