Midwest Publishing organization Award of Excellence (Scholarly/Reference) 2014 Readers' selection Awards Honorable point out The Encyclopedia of old Christianity covers 8 centuries of the Christian church and contains 3,220 entries through a workforce of 266 students from 26 nations representing quite a few Christian traditions. It attracts upon such fields as archaeology, artwork and structure, biography, cultural reviews, ecclesiology, geography, heritage, philosophy, and theology. This three-volume encyclopedia deals remarkable, accomplished insurance of the folks, areas and concepts of old Christianity.

Show description

Read or Download Encyclopedia of Ancient Christianity PDF

Best religion books

Who Wrote the Bible?

"It is an odd undeniable fact that we've by no means recognized with walk in the park who produced the ebook that has performed this sort of principal position in our civilization," writes Friedman, a most appropriate Bible student. From this aspect he starts off an research and research that reads as compellingly as a great detective tale.

Cretan Sanctuaries and Cults: Continuity and Change from Late Minoan IIIC to the Archaic Period (Religions in the Graeco-Roman World)

This quantity records the advance of Cretan sanctuaries and linked cults from the tip of the overdue Bronze Age into the Archaic interval (c. 1200–600 BC). The booklet offers up to date website catalogues and discusses ordinary different types of sanctuaries, the background in their use and their non secular and social features, providing new insights into the interval as a complete.

Bibliography of Qurʾanic Studies in European Languages

After all, even though, a bibliography is basically a learn device, person who permits us entry to what different students have investigated. the significance of that can not be overstated. Scholarship needs to occur as a talk, a back-and-forth among the person educational and the scholarly neighborhood.

The Reasonableness of Christianity, as Delivered in the Scriptures

John Locke was once a seventeenth century English thinker who was once probably the most vital figures within the Enlightenment Age. In Locke's ebook The Reasonableness of Christianity, As brought within the Scriptures, he argues that the Bible is in contract with human cause.

Additional info for Encyclopedia of Ancient Christianity

Example text

His literary work, in large part lost, is thought to have included a Syriac version of the OT, biblical commentaries, ecclesiastical canons, synodal letters (some of which are preserved in the Synodicon Orientale), liturgical hymns and homilies (“Abdīšo,” Catalogo di scrittori ecclesiastici, ch. 58, in BO III, I 74-81). Despite the extensive loss, his literary activity can be reconstructed from the work of his disciples. From their writings we know that he gave significant impetus to a literary genre typical of the Persian church, whose roots can be traced to *Narsai and *Jacob of Sarug: the “explanations” or “causes,” treatises aimed at illustrating the rationale for liturgical celebrations, the *sacraments and the underlying theology of the latter—a theology that, being rooted in the liturgy, was more developed in its historical-salvific dimension than in a more technical *christological or *trinitarian dimension.

Dei XV, et Abel: CahCiv Médiévale 1 (1958) 194-199; A. Ferrua, Cata18,2; XVIII, 51,2). The prayer Supra quae of the combe sconosciute. Una pinacoteca del IV secolo sotto la Via Roman canon mentions the sacrifice of Abel, along Latina, Florence 1990; TIP 91-92. G. Santagata with *Abraham and *Melchizedek. 1:7 ABELITES ABELITES. *Augustine (De haer. 87) describes Abelites as a sect that he knew to be active in the countryside around Hippo but that became extinct in 428 with the conversion of its last followers to the Catholic Church.

24; De bono pat. 10; which Abel and Cain are portrayed, with their Hom. Clem. , Exhort. virg. 6,36). ), *Athanasius considered parents, who are seated on a rock. The two broththe figure of Abel as the martyr for orthodox doc- ers also appear in the Pentateuch of Ashburnham trine (De decr. Nyc. : PG 25, 432). The Fathers (Paris, Bibl. , fol. , In Gen. plow, intent on his work in the fields. The latter is hom. , also depicted in the same manuscript (Paris, Bibl. Quaest. in Gen. , nouv. acqu. lat.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.44 of 5 – based on 39 votes