A Concise Encyclopedia of Christianity

Pages: 288
Subject: Religion: Christianity
Imprint: Oneworld
Illustrations: b&w illustrations

A Concise Encyclopedia of Christianity

Geoffrey Parrinder

From figures and events of the earliest years to movements of the twentieth-century, Christianity is presented both in its historical context and as a religion with great contemporary diversity.
Paperback
9781851681747 (5 Nov 1998)
RRP £10.99 / US$16.95

The Book

Written by the well- known author Geoffrey Parrinder, this is a succinct yet comprehensive encyclopedia to the largest of the world's faiths.





Christianity is presented both in its historical context and as a religion with great contemporary diversity. From figures and events of the earliest years to twentieth- century movements, and from western to African and Asian churches, Parrinder combines detail with breadth and remains clear and concise throughout.

Additional Information

Subject Religion: Christianity
Pages 288
Imprint Oneworld
Illustrations b&w illustrations

About the Author

Geoffrey Parrinder was Emeritus Professor of the Comparative Study of Religions at Kings College London. His many successful books on world religions included Avatar and Incarnation, Sexual Morality in the World Religions, The Bhagavad Gita, Mysticism in the World's Religions and Jesus in the Qu'ran, all published by Oneworld.

Reviews

"handbook to answer the immediate question, whet the appetite, and prompt the direction of further enquiry. It is a miracle of comprehensiveness at an eminently modest price."

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"greatest contributions to those who study religion"

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"wide-ranging and authoritative"

- British Journal of Religious Education

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