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Christians in Asia before 1500

Author: Ian Gillman; Hans-Joachim Klimkeit
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The history of Christianity in Asia has, until recently, been little dealt with either by church historians or historians of religion. It is still generally unknown, for instance, that there was a long history of Christianity in Persia, India, Central Asia, and China long before the appearance on the scene of the first missionaries from the west. Troubled by this gap in knowledge, Ian Gillman and Hans-Joachim
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Genre/Form: Church history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gillman, Ian.
Christians in Asia before 1500.
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)606316112
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Gillman; Hans-Joachim Klimkeit
ISBN: 0472110403 9780472110407
OCLC Number: 40251555
Description: xiv, 391 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Apostolic Times and Apostolic Traditions --
3. A Necessary Excursus into Theology --
4. Christians in Syria and Palestine --
5. Christians in 'Arabia' --
6. Christians in Armenia and Georgia --
7. Christians in Persia (Iran) --
8. Christians in India --
9. Christians in Central Asia --
10. Christians in China --
11. Christians in South-East Asia --
12. Conclusion --
App. B. Chronological Table for the 'Church of the East' --
App. C. Christians in Japan.
Responsibility: Ian Gillman and Hans-Joachim Klimkeit.
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