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Published: 16 June 2005

1,840 Pages


ISBN: 9780192802903

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

Revised Edition

Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone

  • Over 6,000 authoritative, fully cross-referenced A-Z entries on every aspect of the Christian Church
  • Updated to take into account shifts in scholarly opinion, recent developments (such as the Church of England's new prayer book Common Worship), and Roman Catholic canonizations
  • Updated bibliographic references and statistics
  • Biographical entries on saints, popes, patriarchs, archbishops, heretics, mystics, kings, philosophers, and theologians
  • Rewritten entries that reflect new evidence or understanding, such as the Holy Sepulchre article, as well as some brand new articles, on Desmond Tutu and Padre Pio, for example
  • Comprehensive coverage of theology, churches and denominations, the bible, patristic scholarship, the church calendar and its organization, and more
  • Also available online from the Oxford Digital Reference Shelf or through Oxford Reference Online offering flexible search and browse functionality and multi-user access

New to this Edition:

  • Updated to take into account changes such as the new Church of England Prayer Book, recent canonizations, and changes in church legislation
  • Updated bibliographic references and statistics
  • Includes some new and revised articles

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