The Blackwell Companion to Eastern Christianity

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Ken Parry
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 15, 2008 - Religion - 526 pages
Now available in paperback, this Companion offers an unparalleled survey of the history, theology, doctrine, worship, art, culture and politics that make up the churches of Eastern Christianity.
  • Covers both Byzantine traditions (such as the Greek, Russian and Georgian churches) and Oriental traditions (such as the Armenian, Coptic and Syrian churches)
  • Brings together an international team of experts to offer the first book of its kind on the subject of Eastern Christianity
  • Contributes to our understanding of recent political events in the Middle East and Eastern Europe by providing much needed background information
  • May be used alongside The Blackwell Dictionary of Eastern Christianity (1999) for a complete student resource
 

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Contents

1 Arab Christianity
1
2 Armenian Christianity
23
3 Bulgarian Christianity
47
4 Byzantine Christianity
73
5 Coptic Christianity
94
6 Ethiopian Christianity
117
7 Georgian Christianity
137
8 Greek Christianity after 1453
156
14 Eastern Christianity in China
280
15 Eastern Catholic Christianity
291
Eastern Orthodox
319
Oriental Orthodox
339
Eastern Orthodox
368
Oriental Orthodox
388
Eastern Orthodox
420
Oriental OrthodoxSyriac Hagiography
439

9 Romanian Christianity
186
10 Russian Christianity
207
11 Serbian Christianity
231
12 Syriac Christianity
249
13 Eastern Christianity in the United States
269
Oriental OrthodoxCoptic Hagiography
450
Oriental OrthodoxArmenian Hagiography
458
24 Sociology and Eastern Orthodoxy
462
Index
480
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Ken Parry is Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Ancient History at Macquarie University, Australia. He is the editor-in-chief of The Blackwell Dictionary of Eastern Christianity (Blackwell, 1999) and has contributed to numerous other books and journals on Byzantine Christianity and the Christian East.

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