The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

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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. For this new edition, which now contains 6,000 entries, there is increased coverage of the Eastern Churches, issues on moral theology, and developments stemming from the Second Vatican Council. - Over 1,000 new entries, including Black Churches, Christian attitudes to Jews, Feminist Theology, Holiness Movement, Liberation Theology, and ordination of women - Full coverage of theology, patristic scholarship, churches and denominations, the church calendar and organization, and the Bible - Entries on theologians, philosophers, painters, musicians, and writers of religious works From reviews of the parent volume: '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' Christianityshow more

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  • Paperback | 652 pages
  • 130 x 196 x 48mm | 480.81g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0192800574
  • 9780192800572

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About E. A. Livingstone

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 has been responsible for the organization of the International Conferences on Patristic Studies from 1971 to 1995 and has edited the proceedings. For services to patristic scholarship she was made an MBE.show more

Table of contents

ABBREVIATIONS; THE DICTIONARY; CHRONOLOGY OF POPES AND ANTIPOPESshow more

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