The Blackwell Dictionary of Eastern Christianity
November 2000, Wiley-Blackwell
The Book and How to Use It.
Dictionary Entries A-Z.
Ken Parry is Honorary Research Fellow in the Department
of Ancient History at Macquarie University, Australia. He has
published numerous articles on Byzantine theology and is the author
of Depicting the Word: Byzantine Iconophile Thought (Brill,
David J. Melling is at Manchester Metropolitan
Dimitri Brady is at Manchester Metropolitan
Sydney H. Griffith is at the Catholic University of
John F. Healey is at Manchester University.
- Written by an international team of 50 leading scholars from a variety of subject disciplines.
- Surveys the history and diversity of Eastern Christianity.
- Includes over 700 articles.
"The Dictionary is a valuable resource intended not only for
students and scholars, but for anyone interested in Eastern
Christianity. It will open up a new Christian world to the
beginner, and extend the knowledge of those already acquainted with
the Eastern Churches." Theology
"There is a high level of scholarship for all the entries which
makes this Dictionary a reliable reference work." Adamantius,
Newsletter of the Italian Research Group on "Origen and the
"All libraries should have this handy volume." International
Review of Biblical Studies
"There is plenty here to learn and inspire." European Journal
"...for matters liturgical, historical, and theological relating to the eastern churches, from ancient times to the present it has no equal. The longer articles covering the history of various national churches, geographical regions, and missions are excellent." Theology Today