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The Blackwell companion to Eastern Christianity

Author: Ken Parry
Publisher: Malden, Mass. : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
Series: Blackwell companions to religion.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text offers a survey of the history, theology, doctrine, worship, art, culture and politics that make up the churches of eastern Christianity. It covers both Byzantine traditions (such as the Greek, Russian and Georgian churches) and Oriental traditions (such as the Armenian, Coptic and Syrian churches).
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Parry
ISBN: 9781444333619 1444333615
OCLC Number: 463639552
Notes: Blackwell hardback ed. published in 2007.
Description: xvii, 508 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Arab Christianity / David Thomas --
Armenian Christianity / Vrej Nerses Nersessian --
Bulgarian Christianity / Ivan Zhelev Dimitrov --
Byzantine Christianity / Hannah Hunt --
Coptic Christianity / Janet A. Timbie --
Ethiopian Christianity / David Appleyard --
Georgian Christianity / Stephen H. Rapp, Jr. --
Greek Christianity after 1453 / Vrasidas Karalis --
Romanian Christianity / Mircea Pacurariu --
Russian Christianity / Basil Lourié --
Serbian Chistianity / Radmila Radić --
Syrian Christianity / Heleen Murre-van den Berg --
Eastern Christianity in the United States / Thomas FitzGerald --
Eastern Christianity in China / Jeremias Norman --
Eastern Catholic Christianity / Peter Galadza --
Eastern Christian liturgical traditions : Eastern Orthodox / Graham Woolfenden --
Eastern Christian liturgical traditions : Oriental Orthodox / Bryan D. Spinks --
Eastern Christian iconographic and architectural traditions : Eastern Orthodox / Alexander Grishin --
Eastern Christian iconographic and architectural traditions : Oriental Orthodox / Lucy-Anne Hunt --
Eastern Christian hagiographical traditions : Eastern Orthodox / Dimitri Brady --
Eastern Christian hagiographical traditions : Oriental Orthodox : Syriac hagiography / Eva Synek --
Eastern Christian hagiographical traditions : Oriental Orthodox : Coptic hagiography / Youhanna Nessim Youssef --
Eastern Christian hagiographical traditions : Oriental Orthodox : Armenian hagiography / Vrej Nerses Nersessian --
Sociology and Eastern Orthodoxy / Peter McMylor and Maria Vorozhishcheva.
Series Title: Blackwell companions to religion.
Other Titles: Eastern Christianity
Responsibility: edited by Ken Parry.

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