The Encyclopedia of Christianity, Volume 4
Erwin Fahlbusch, Geoffrey William Bromiley
Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 2005 - Religion - 952 pages
"The Encyclopedia of Christianity is the first of a five-volume English translation of the third revised edition of Evangelisches Kirchenlexikon. Its German articles have been tailored to suit an English readership, and articles of special interest to English readers have been added. The encyclopedia describes Christianity through its 2000-year history within a global context, taking into account other religions and philosophies. A special feature is the statistical information dispersed throughout the articles on the continents and over 170 countries. Social and cultural coverage is given to such issues as racism, genocide, and armaments, while historical content shows the development of biblical and apostolic traditions. This comprehensive work, while scholarly, is intended for a wide audience and will set the standard for reference works on Christianity."--"Outstanding reference sources 2000", American Libraries, May 2000. Comp. by the Reference Sources Committee, RUSA, ALA.
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The encyclopedia of ChristianityUser Review - Book Verdict
This third volume of the Eerdmans Encyclopedia of Christianity series continues to provide extensive, detailed entries on the major movements, documents, denominations and people within the Western Christian tradition. From "Jacob" to "Oxford Movement," the entries are presented alphabetically. Some entries are not surprising--both Martin Luther and Martin Luther King Jr., are here, as well as Soren Kierkegaard, Reinhold Niebuhr and Origen, as well as several biblical books. Others are more surprising: there are entries on the Kimbanguist Church (a fast-growing prophetic Christian movement in the Democratic Republic of the Congo) and "laicization" (a kind of official defrocking of a Roman Catholic priest). Of special interest are the entries on the various nations where Christianity has established a foothold. The basic emphasis throughout the encyclopedia is on Roman Catholicism and Protestantism, with about 15 pages devoted to Orthodoxy.
The encyclopedia of ChristianityUser Review - Book Verdict
The much-lauded Evangelisches Kirchenlexikon (3d ed.) is being published in a five-volume expanded English translation expected to be completed over the next five years. The German editors have worked with the editors of the English edition to add significant content for American and British audiences, and this first volume sets the standard for reference works of this kind. While starting from a Protestant foundation, the encyclopedia is remarkably free of bias and covers all branches of Christianity with sufficient depth. The articles capture nuances while maintaining clarity. The work also covers every country of the world in country-specific and regional articles, other major religions, new religious movements, and Christian denominations and sects. The work is meticulously organized, with clear cross references to related articles. Because Christianity interacts with sociology, psychology, ethics, and politics, such articles as "Anxiety," "Birth Control," "Colonialism," and "Conservatism" also appear. The scope, scholarship, and clarity of the work should make it the modern replacement for such classic reference works as The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge (1908) and the Twentieth Century Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: An Extension of the New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge (1955), which focused on Protestantism and frequently exhibited a polemical edge. One minor caveat is that the new encyclopedia's German origin and the translation's intended American-British audience result in some articles dealing only with Germany, England, and the United States. Eessential; this is possibly the best encyclopedic reference on Christianity.--William P. Collins, Library of Congress
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