The Encyclopedia of Eastern Orthodox Christianity (Hardback)

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Product Description

With a combination of essay-length and short entries written by a team of leading religious experts, the two-volume Encyclopedia of Eastern Orthodoxy offers the most comprehensive guide to the cultural and intellectual world of Eastern Orthodox Christianity available in English today. * An outstanding reference work providing the first English language multi-volume account of the key historical, liturgical, doctrinal features of Eastern Orthodoxy, including the Non-Chalcedonian churches * Explores of 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 but accessible articles by a range of top 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, hagiography, all alongside a large and generously detailed prosopography * Structured alphabetically and topically cross-indexed, with entries ranging from 100 to 6,000 words

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Format: Hardback | 872 pages
Dimensions: 221mm x 279mm x 79mm | 2,109g
Publication date: 8 February 2011
Publication City/Country: Chicester
ISBN 10: 1405185392
ISBN 13: 9781405185394
Edition statement: New.
Illustrations note: Illustrations, maps

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