Encyclopedia of Early Christianity, Volume 1

Everett Ferguson, Michael P. McHugh, Frederick W. Norris
Taylor & Francis, 1998 - 1213 pages
What's new in the Second Edition:
-- Some 250 new entries -- 25% more than in the first edition.
-- Bibliographies are greatly expanded and updated throughout
-- More focus on biblical books and philosophical schools, their influence on early Christianity and their use by patristic writers
-- More information about the Jewish and pagan environment of early Christianity
-- Greatly enlarged coverage of the eastern expansion of the faith throughout Asia, including persons and literature
-- More extensive treatment of saints, monasticism, worship practices, and modern scholars
-- greater emphasis on social history and more theme articles
-- More illustrations, maps, and plans
-- Additional articles on geographical regions

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