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Faith in the Byzantine World (Lion Histories Series)

M Cunningham

Faith in the Byzantine World (Lion Histories Series)

M Cunningham

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Lion Histories is a major new series aimed at those who are seeking accessible and reliable introductions to key periods, people and themes in Christian history. The books in the series are full-colour illustrated throughout.

Faith in the Byzantine World examines the key features of Byzantine Christianity from the 4th to the 15th centuries. Fabulously illustrated throughout, the book covers a wide variety of subjects including: the structure of the Byzantine Church; liturgy and daily worship; doctrine; monasticism; icons and iconoclasm; architecture, art and iconography; relations with the western church; and mission and expansion. The book ends by assessing the lasting legacies of the Byzantine Church, especially in the areas of liturgy, spirituality and art.

- Publisher Covering the period between 330CE and 1453CE, this text offers thepportunity to explore this fascinating empire and to understand the centralole of Christianity in its development. The author begins by providing anutline of the history and structure of the Byzantine Church, and then lookst key aspects of its outward expression, including liturgy and daily worship;octrine; monasticism; icons and iconoclasm; architecture, art andconography; relations with the western Church; and mission and expansion.he book ends by assessing the lasting legacies of the Byzantine Church,specially in the areas of liturgy, spirituality and art.

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About "Faith in the Byzantine World (Lion Histories Series)"

Lion Histories is a major new series aimed at those who are seeking accessible and reliable introductions to key periods, people and themes in Christian history. The books in the series are full-colour illustrated throughout.

Faith in the Byzantine World examines the key features of Byzantine Christianity from the 4th to the 15th centuries. Fabulously illustrated throughout, the book covers a wide variety of subjects including: the structure of the Byzantine Church; liturgy and daily worship; doctrine; monasticism; icons and iconoclasm; architecture, art and iconography; relations with the western church; and mission and expansion. The book ends by assessing the lasting legacies of the Byzantine Church, especially in the areas of liturgy, spirituality and art.

- Publisher

Covering the period between 330CE and 1453CE, this text offers thepportunity to explore this fascinating empire and to understand the centralole of Christianity in its development. The author begins by providing anutline of the history and structure of the Byzantine Church, and then lookst key aspects of its outward expression, including liturgy and daily worship;octrine; monasticism; icons and iconoclasm; architecture, art andconography; relations with the western Church; and mission and expansion.he book ends by assessing the lasting legacies of the Byzantine Church,specially in the areas of liturgy, spirituality and art.
- Publisher

Meet the Author

M Cunningham

DR MARY CUNNINGHAM is a Byzantine and Patristics scholar and part-time lecturer at the University of Birmingham. She also tutors at the Cambridge Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies. The author of The Life of Michael the Synkellos (Belfast Byzantine Enterprises) and co-editor of Mount Athos and the Byzantine Monasticism (Variorum), she has also contributed a chapter to A World History of Christianity (Mowbray).

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  • Catalogue Code 180105
  • Product Code 0745951007
  • EAN 9780745951003
  • Pages 192
  • Department Academic
  • Category History
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Lion Hudson Publishing
  • Publication Date Sep 2002
  • Dimensions 179 x 125 x 25 mm
  • Weight 0.280kg

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