By Angelo Di Berardino, Thomas C. Oden, Joel C. Elowsky, James Hoover

ISBN-10: 0830829431

ISBN-13: 9780830829439

2014 Midwest Publishing organization Award of Excellence (Scholarly/Reference) 2014 Readers' selection Awards Honorable point out The Encyclopedia of historic Christianity covers 8 centuries of the Christian church and includes 3,220 entries by way of a crew of 266 students from 26 international locations representing various Christian traditions. It attracts upon such fields as archaeology, artwork and structure, biography, cultural experiences, ecclesiology, geography, historical past, philosophy, and theology. This three-volume encyclopedia deals remarkable, complete insurance of the folk, areas and ideas of old Christianity, together with:

  • cultural currents
  • events and movements
  • philosophy
  • iconography and architecture
  • archaeology
  • texts and translations
  • theological terms
  • doctrines
  • liturgy
  • spirituality
  • monasticism
  • Christian sects
  • heresies
  • controversies
  • councils

The encyclopedia's A-to-Z insurance extends from "Aaron (iconography)" to "Zosimus, pope" and chronologically from Christianity's origins to Bede (d. 735) within the West and John of Damascus (d. ca. 749) within the Greek East, with specific emphasis at the first 4 centuries of Christian background. Its geographical diversity reaches throughout:

  • 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

This variation updates and expands on past Italian and English-language versions with the addition of greater than 500 new articles (added to the present Italian or English edition), together with the subsequent 30 articles particular to IVP's version:

  • 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

huge cross-referencing offers ease in exploring similar articles, and worthy bibliographies, together with basic resources (texts, serious variations, translations) and key secondary resources (books and magazine articles), supply entry to the very newest in-depth scholarship in numerous disciplines of research. IVP's new Encyclopedia of historic Christianity (2014) is translated from Nuovo dizionario patristico e di antichita cristiane (2006-2008), produced via the Institutum Patristicum Augustinianum, the world's optimal heart for partristic reports, lower than the course of Professor Angelo Di Berardino, and it tremendously updates and expands the 1992 Encyclopedia of the Early Church (Oxford collage Press/James Clarke).

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