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Blackwell Companion to Eastern Christianity (Kenneth Parry (ed)) Paperback Book, (Wiley-Blackwell, 2007) 9781444333619
Blackwell Companion to Eastern Christianity (Kenneth Parry (ed)) Paperback Book, (Wiley-Blackwell, 2007) 9781444333619
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Title: The Blackwell Companion to Eastern Christianity

Author: Parry, Kenneth (ed)

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; Publication Date: 2007

Paperback; ISBN: 9781444333619

Volumes: 1; Pages: 496

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Recent political events in the Middle East and Eastern Europe have brought Eastern Christianity to global attention. The Blackwell Companion to Eastern Christianity provides an unparalleled account of the history and development of this vital Christian tradition, at the same time placing contemporary events in their full context. The Companion provides authoritative and lively essays on the main Byzantine traditions, such as the Greek, Russian, and Georgian churches, as well as the Oriental traditions, including the Armenian, Coptic, and Syrian churches.The in-depth articles of the Companion, which are written by an international team of experts, offer a comprehensive survey of the history, theology, doctrine, worship, art, culture and politics that make up the churches of Eastern Christianity. The Companion can also be used alongside the respected Blackwell Dictionary of Eastern Christianity (Blackwell, 1999), providing an in-depth focus to complement the Dictionary's shorter entries. Table of ContentsNotes on contributorsPreface: Ken Parry (Macquarie University, Australia)1. Arab Christianity: David Thomas (University of Birmingham)2. Armenian Christianity: Vrej Nersessian (British Library, London)3. Bulgarian Christianity: Ivan Zhelev Dimitrov (University of Sofia, Bulgaria)4. Byzantine Christianity: Hannah Hunt (Trinity & All Saints University College, Leeds)5. Coptic Christianity: Janet A. Timbie (Catholic University of America)6. Ethiopian Christianity: David Appleyard (School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London)7. Georgian Christianity: Stephen H. Rapp, Jr. (Georgia State University)8. Greek Christianity after 1453: Vrasidas Karalis (University of Sydney)9. Romanian Christianity: Mircea Pacurariu (Sibiu, Romania)10. Russian Christianity: Basil Louri (Rector of Parish of Holy Martyr Elizabeth, St Petersburg)11. Serbian Christianity: Radmila Radic (Institute of Contemporary History of Serbia)12. Syriac Christianity: Heleen Murre-van den Berg (Leiden University)13. Other Eastern Christian Churches: Thomas FitzGerald (Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, USA)14. Eastern Christianity in China: Jerry Norman (University of Washington, Seattle)15. Eastern Catholic Christianity: Peter Galadza (Saint Paul University)16. Eastern Christian Liturgical Traditions: Eastern Orthodox: Graham Woolfenden (St Sofia Orthodox Seminary, USA)17. Eastern Christian Liturgical Traditions: Oriental Orthodox: Bryan Spinks (Yale Institute of Sacred Music)18. Eastern Christian Iconographic and Architectural Traditions: Eastern Orthodox: Alexander Grishin (Australian National University)19. Eastern Christian Iconographic and Architectural Traditions: Oriental Orthodox: Lucy-Anne Hunt (Manchester Metropolitan University)20. Eastern Christian Hagiographical Traditions: Eastern Orthodox: Dimitri Brady (City of Manchester)21. Eastern Christian Hagiographical Traditions: Oriental Orthodox: Eva Synek (University of Vienna)22. Eastern Christian Hagiographical Traditions: Coptic Hagiography: Youhanna Nessim Youssef: (Australian Catholic University)23. Armenian Hagiography: Verj Nersessian (British Library, London)24. Sociology and Eastern Orthodoxy: Peter McMylor & Maria Vorozhishcheva (University of Manchester)Index
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