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The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization


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Hrsg. v. George Kurian

Print, Online

Print: 2011, 4 Bände, 2.790 Seiten, gebunden

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Umfassendes, interdisziplinäres Nachschlagewerk mit rund 1.450 Beiträgen zu den Ansichten des Christentums in Theologie, Politik und Gesetzgebung, Literatur, Kunst und Architektur von über 350 internationalen Fachwissenschaftlern. Updates: jährlich.


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978-1-4051-5762-9 (Print)

978-1-4051-9158-6 (Online)

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Verlagsinformation :: Publisher's information

The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization is a uniquely comprehensive reference work on the history and impact of Christianity. Bringing together over 350 international scholars and 1,450 entries, this four-volume work spans issues ranging from theology, politics and law, through to literature, art and architecture. The encyclopedia will publish simultaneously in print and online.

  • Comprehensive - includes 1,450 entries within four volumes, examining the sources of Christian culture, the depth of its influence, and the reasons for its enduring strength
  • Interdisciplinary - a series of interconnecting themes offers an unparalleled account of Christianity including: key theological ideas; global and regional history; worship; society and Christianity; literature; music; art; architecture; education; politics; law, and scholarship
  • Authoritative - written by an international team of over 350 leading scholars and teachers from over 24 countries
  • International - presents a truly global account of Christianity, with strong denominational and regional identities
  • Accessible - an A-Z format offers a clear, concise and attractive layout, alongside sophisticated cross-referencing, an extensive bibliography, and a comprehensive index
  • Multi-format - the encyclopedia will publish simultaneously in print and online

About the Author

George Thomas Kurian is the President of the Encyclopedia Society. He is the editor of 60 highly successful reference works including 27 encyclopedias, including The World Christian Encyclopedia, Nelson's New Christian Dictionary, The Encyclopedia of the First World, and The Encyclopedia of the Third World.

Editorial Board:

  • George Giacumakis, California State University, Irvine
  • Fergus Kerr, Regent, Blackfriars; and Edinburgh University
  • Bernard McGinn, University of Chicago
  • Frederick Norris, Emmanuel School of Religion
  • Alvin Schmidt, Emeritus Professor of Sociology at Illinois College
  • Scott Sunquist, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary

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