New PDF release: Encyclopedia of Ancient Christianity

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 historical Christianity covers 8 centuries of the Christian church and contains 3,220 entries by means of a crew of 266 students from 26 nations representing a number of 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 unprecedented, finished insurance of the folks, locations and concepts 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 exact emphasis at the first 4 centuries of Christian historical past. 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 prior Italian and English-language variations with the addition of greater than 500 new articles (added to the present Italian or English edition), together with the next 30 articles specific 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

wide cross-referencing presents ease in exploring comparable articles, and worthwhile bibliographies, together with fundamental resources (texts, severe variants, translations) and key secondary assets (books and magazine articles), provide entry to the very most up-to-date in-depth scholarship in numerous disciplines of research. IVP's new Encyclopedia of historical Christianity (2014) is translated from Nuovo dizionario patristico e di antichita cristiane (2006-2008), produced by means of the Institutum Patristicum Augustinianum, the world's most well known heart for partristic reviews, lower than the course of Professor Angelo Di Berardino, and it significantly updates and expands the 1992 Encyclopedia of the Early Church (Oxford collage Press/James Clarke).

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Br. 1916 Wp G. Wilpert, Le pitture delle catacombe romane, Rome 1903 Ws G. Wilpert, I sarcofagi cristiani antichi, Vatican City 1929–1936 WS Wiener Studien. Zeitschrift für klassische Philologie und Patristik, Vienna WUNT Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament Zahn T. Zahn, Geschichte des neutestamentlichen Kanon, 2/1, Leipzig 1892 (Hildesheim 1975) ZAC Zeitschrift für Antikes Christentum/Journal of Ancient Christianity, Berlin 1997– ZDMG Zeitschrift der deutschen mörgenländischen Gesellschaft ZKG Zeitschrift für Kirchengeschichte, Stuttgart ZKTh Zeitschrift für katholische Theologie, Vienna ZKWL Zeitschrift für kirchliche Wissenschaft und kirchliches Leben, Leipzig ZNTW Zeitschrift für die neutestamentliche Wissenschaft und die Kunde der alteren Kirche, Berlin ZPE Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik, Bonn ZRGG Zeitschrift für Religions- und Geistesgeschichte, Cologne 1948– ZRG KA Zeitschrift der Savigny–Stiftung für Rechtsgeschichte (Kanonistische Abteilung), Weimar ZRG RA Zeitschrift der Savigny–Stiftung für Rechtsgeschichte (Romanistische Abteilung), Weimar ZThK Zeitschrift für Theologie und Kirche, Tübingen x x x v iii A AARON (iconography).

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. , Dial. , condemned to the seventh generation. In a few Adv. haer. , IV, 34,4; Dem. 17: SC 62, 57). The ample at St. Paul Outside the Walls at Rome, and further development of this typology is found in in the miniatures of the Cotton Bible. Finally, Abel Ambrose and Augustine. For the former, Cain signi- is portrayed by himself, in the act of sacrifice, in fies the Jewish people, while Abel signifies the pagan St.

Nau, ROC 17 (1912) 69-73; Duval 64; Baumstark 66; Chabot 32; Ortiz de Urbina 86. -M. Sauget ABA I (mar). *Catholicos of the church of Persia (540-552). The importance of Aba I for the history of Persian Christianity is twofold, acting as he did both at the level of the exegetical and theological culture of the ecclesiastical schools, which he helped to spread, and at the level of the institutional structure of a church long characterized by external tensions and internal divisions. The information we have on his life and the little that is known of his literary production clearly evidence these two aspects of his activity.

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