The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

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Edited by E. A. Livingstone

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  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Format: Paperback | 640 pages
  • Dimensions: 128mm x 194mm x 42mm | 460g
  • Publication date: 1 November 2013
  • Publication City/Country: Oxford
  • ISBN 10: 0199659621
  • ISBN 13: 9780199659623
  • Edition: 3, Revised
  • Edition statement: 3rd Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 211,043

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Based on the highly acclaimed Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church, this is an indispensable guide for both students and the general reader. Over 6,000 entries provide authoritative coverage of theology, patristic scholarship, churches and denominations across the world, canon law, and the church calendar, as well as entries on theologians, philosophers, artists, musicians, and mystics. The third edition has been updated to reflect recent changes in the Church. Over 100 new entries cover topics such as the Antonian Movement, dispensationalism, Heilsgeschichte, Alvin Plantinga, Garima Gospels, and Intelligent Design. It also includes a new appendix listing the Archbishops of Canterbury and a web links appendix providing online resources that are listed and regularly updated on a dedicated companion website. This handy, concise volume is essential reading for anyone with an interest in Christianity.

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Dr E. A. Livingstone is the editor of the third edition of The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church, on which this concise volume is based. She was responsible for the organization of the International Conferences on Patristic Studies from 1971 to 1995 and edited the proceedings. For services to patristic scholarship she was made an MBE.

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"Concise" is an apt and accurate description, given the admirable clarity of expression throughout the dictionary. Methodist Recorder opens up the whole of Christian history, now with a wider vision than ever Robert Runcie, former Archbishop of Canterbury an astonishing achievement ... an indispensable, abundant and compulsively readable book The Times remains absolutely central in its field and will do so for many years to come. TLS the authoritative standard reference book on the Christian Church Christianity