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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

Third Edition

Edited by E. A. Livingstone

September 2013

ISBN: 9780199659623

640 pages
Paperback
196x129mm

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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. This third edition contains over 6,000 entries, and has been revised and updated. This is essential reading for anyone with an interest in Christianity.

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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. This third edition contains over 6,000 entries, and has been revised and updated. This is essential reading for anyone with an interest in Christianity.

  • New edition of standard reference work on the Christian Church
  • Revised and updated, including over 100 new entries
  • New entries include Abolitionist Movement, Chinese Rites Controversy, Catherine Doherty, Eucharistic Sacrifice, Lalibela, Prosperity Gospel, and many more
  • Entries on theologians, philosophers, artists, archaeologists, and musicians
  • Subjects covered include Black Churches, Christian attitudes to Jews, Feminist Theology, Holiness Movement, Liberation Theology, and Islam
  • Full coverage of theology, patristic scholarship, churches and denominations, sacred Scriptures, and worship and liturgy

New to this edition

  • Over 100 new entries
  • Fully revised and updated
  • New list of Archbishops of Canterbury
  • New web links appendix

About the Author(s)

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

Reviews

"Concise" is an apt and accurate description, given the admirable clarity of expression throughout the dictionary. - Methodist Recorder

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 - Christianity

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