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The encyclopedia of Christianity

Author: Erwin FahlbuschJan Milič LochmanJohn S MbitiJaroslav PelikanLukas VischerAll authors
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company ; Leiden, Netherlands : Brill, 1999-2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Encyclopedia of Christianity is the first of a five-volume English translation of the third revised edition of Evangelisches Kirchenlexikon. Its German articles have been tailored to suit an English readership, and articles of special interest to English readers have been added. The encyclopedia describes Christianity through its 2000-year history within a global context, taking into account other religions and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Evangelisches Kirchenlexikon. English.
Encyclopedia of Christianity.
Grand Rapids, Mich. : Wm. B. Eerdmans ; Leiden, Netherlands : Brill, 1999-2008
(OCoLC)607142734
Online version:
Evangelisches Kirchenlexikon. English.
Encyclopedia of Christianity.
Grand Rapids, Mich. : Wm. B. Eerdmans ; Leiden, Netherlands : Brill, 1999-2008
(OCoLC)609348434
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erwin Fahlbusch; Jan Milič Lochman; John S Mbiti; Jaroslav Pelikan; Lukas Vischer; G W Bromiley
ISBN: 0802824137 9780802824134 0802824145 9780802824141 9004126546 9789004126541 0802824161 9780802824165 9789004145962 9004145966 9004113169 9789004113169 9004116958 9789004116955 0802824153 9780802824158 9004145958 9789004145955 080282417X 9780802824172 9004169679 9789004169678
OCLC Number: 39914033
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Description: 5 volumes : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: v. 1. A-D --
v. 2. E-I --
v. 3. J-O --
v. 4. P-Sh --
v. 5. Si-Z.
Other Titles: Evangelisches Kirchenlexikon.
Responsibility: editors, Erwin Fahlbusch, Jan Milič Lochman, John Mbiti, Jaroslav Pelikan, Lukas Vischer ; translator and English-language editor, Geoffrey W. Bromiley ; statistical editor, David B. Barrett ; foreword, Jaroslav Pelikan.

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This volume is a description of Christianity in its global context, written by scholars from many countries. Separate articles for over 170 countries present both the history and current situation of  Read more...

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'...a standard reference work in this area...'Kenneth C.G. Newport, Theological Book Review, 2002.

 
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