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Encyclopedia of Ancient Christianity (3 Volume Set)

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This 3-volume encyclopedia, produced by the Institutum Patristicum Augustinianum, comprises 3,220 entries by a team of 266 scholars from 26 countries, covering 8 centuries of the Christian church and addressing such topics as archaeology, art and architecture, biography, culture, doctrine,...


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This 3-volume encyclopedia, produced by the Institutum Patristicum Augustinianum, comprises 3,220 entries by a team of 266 scholars from 26 countries, covering 8 centuries of the Christian church and addressing such topics as archaeology, art and architecture, biography, culture, doctrine, ecclesiology, geography, history, philosophy, and theology. The Encyclopedia of Ancient Christianity includes: Unparalleled, comprehensive coverage of persons, places and ideas from ancient Christianity, including: cultural currents events and movements philosophy iconography and architecture archaeology texts and translations theological terms doctrines liturgy spirituality monasticism Christian sects heresies controversies councils A-Z coverage from "Aaron (iconography)" to "Zosimus, pope" 3,220 articles by 266 contributors from 26 countries (and representing a variety of Christian traditions Chronological coverage extending from Christian origins to Bede (d. 735) in the West and John of Damascus (d. ca. 749) in the Greek East Detailed emphasis on the first 4 centuries of Christian history Geographical coverage including North Africa Mauretania Numidia Africa Proconsularis Byzacena Libya Egypt Nubia Ethiopia Asia Adiabene Armenia Bithynia & Pontus Georgia Cappadocia Lycia and Pamphylia Phrygia Syria Mesopotamia Arabia Palestine Persia China Europe Gaul Spain & Portugal Italy Germany Britain and Ireland Scotland Pannonia Dalmatia Macedonia Moesia Thrace Cyprus Crete Updates and expands on previous Italian and English-language editions with the addition of more than 500 articles, including the following 30 articles exclusive to this new English-language edition: apostolic see Capua Carmen de synodo Ticinensi China cosmopolitanism death diakonia/diaconate Dialogi de sancta Trinitate IV-V doorkeeper (porter) dynamis/energeia eternity forgiveness freedom/free will good Hierotheus incubatio infinity/infinitude libelli miraculorum love Mara bar Serapion (letter of) oikeiosis old age presanctified Serapeion (Serapeum) subdeacon Theosebia Triumphus Christi heroicus Tychon unity Virgo Parens Extensive cross-referencing for ease in exploring related articles Helpful bibliographies, including primary sources (texts, critical editions, translations) and key secondary sources (books and journal articles) Translated from Nuovo dizionario patristico e di antichita� cristiane (2006-2008), produced by the Institutum Patristicum Augustinianum, the world's foremost center for partristic studies, under the direction of Professor Angelo Di Berardino Updates and expands on Oxford/James Clarke Encyclopedia of the Early Church (1992) The Encyclopedia of Ancient Christianity is packaged and sold primarily as a three-volume set. For exceptions, please telephone or email to InterVarsity Press.
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PRODUCT DETAIL
  • Catalogue Code 386431
  • Product Code 9780830829439
  • ISBN 0830829431
  • EAN 9780830829439
  • Pages 3057
  • Department Academic
  • Category History
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Intervarsity Press Usa
  • Publication Date Mar 2014
  • Dimensions 254 x 177 x 195mm
  • Weight 0.006kg

James Hoover

James Hoover is IVP's associate editorial director and senioJames Hoover is IVP's associate editorial director and senior editor for IVP Academic, an imprint of InterVarsity Press.r editor for IVP Academic, an imprint of InterVarsity Press. He is also a former campus staff member with InterVarsity C He is also a former campus staff member with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship. hristian Fellowship. C

Angelo Di Berardino

Angelo Di Berardino is president and professor of patrology at the Augustinian Patristic Institute (Augustinianum) in Rome. He is the editor or author of authoritative works on the early church including Encyclopedia of the Early Church (recently updated and expanded in Italian as Nuoca dizionario patristico e di antichit cristane) and Patrology: The Eastern Fathers from the Council of Chalcedon to John of Damascus. He also serves as the Italian-language editor for the Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture.

Joel Elowsky (Ed)

Rev. Joel Elowsky serves as operation manager for the Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture at Drew University in Madison, New Jersey. He is also an adjunct professor of religion at Drew. Elowsky is currently working on his Ph.D., concentrating on the early church

Thomas C Oden (Ed)

Thomas C. Oden (Ph.D., Yale University) recently retired as Henry Anson Buttz Professor of Theology at The Theological School of Drew University in Madison, New Jersey. He is general editor of the Ancient Christian Commentary on Scripture; Ancient Christian Texts and Ancient Christian Doctrine Set and author of numerous theological works, including a three-volume systematic theology

  • <strong>volume 1</strong>
  • Preface To The Second English Edition
  • Preface To The Second Italian Edition (2006)
  • Preface To The First Italian Edition (1983)
  • A Note On Using The Encyclopedia
  • List Of Contributors
  • Biblical Abbreviations
  • Bibliographical Abbreviations
  • Entries A-e
  • <strong>volume 2</strong>
  • Entries F-o
  • <strong>volume 3</strong>
  • Entries P-z

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