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Published: 17 May 2022

1952 Pages | No

ISBN: 9780199642465

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

Fourth Edition

Edited by Andrew Louth

  • More than 6,500 authoritative, fully cross-referenced A-Z entries on every aspect of the Christian Church
  • Biographical entries on saints, popes, patriarchs, archbishops, other church leaders, heretics, mystics, kings, philosophers, and theologians
  • Comprehensive coverage of theology, churches and denominations, the bible, patristic scholarship, the church calendar and its organization, dignitaries, and saints and mystics

New to this Edition:

  • Broader coverage of non-Anglican Christian denominations, including heavy updates on non-Western European Christianity
  • Other topical areas that have been significantly updated include liturgy, theology (particularly moral and pastoral theology), Canon Law, and recent and international developments in Christianity
  • Extensive updates on Christianity across the globe, including North America, Asia, Africa, Latin America, and Australasia, and on the topic of missionary societies and activity

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