The Encyclopedia of Eastern Orthodox Christianity, Volume I and II

The Encyclopedia of Eastern Orthodox Christianity, Volume I and II

Editor(s): John Anthony McGuckin

Published Online: 10 MAR 2011 10:43AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781405185394

Online ISBN: 9781444392555

DOI: 10.1002/9781444392555

About this Book

With a combination of essay-length and short entries written by a team of leading religious experts, the two-volume Encyclopedia of Eastern Orthodoxy offers the most comprehensive guide to the cultural and intellectual world of Eastern Orthodox Christianity available in English today.

  • An outstanding reference work providing the first English language multi-volume account of the key historical, liturgical, doctrinal features of Eastern Orthodoxy, including the Non-Chalcedonian churches
  • Explores of the major traditions of Eastern Orthodoxy in detail, including the Armenian, Byzantine, Coptic, Ethiopic, Slavic, Romanian, Syriac churches
  • Uniquely comprehensive, it is edited by one of the leading scholars in the field and provides authoritative but accessible articles by a range of top international academics and Orthodox figures
  • Spans the period from Late Antiquity to the present, encompassing subjects including history, theology, liturgy, monasticism, sacramentology, canon law, philosophy, folk culture, architecture, archaeology, martyrology, hagiography, all alongside a large and generously detailed prosopography
  • Structured alphabetically and topically cross-indexed, with entries ranging from 100 to 6,000 words

Table of contents

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    2. A (pages 1–64)

      Justin M. Lasser, Dimitri Conomos, John A. McGuckin, Matthew J. Pereira, Jeffrey B. Pettis, Nicholas Birns, Sergey Trostyanskiy, M. C. Steenberg, Sotirios A. Vlavianos, Maria Gwyn McDowell, Philip Zymaris, Thomas Kitson and John Chryssavgis

    3. B (pages 65–93)

      Sergey Trostyanskiy, John A. McGuckin, Konstantin Gavrilkin, Theodore G. Stylianopoulos, Perry T. Hamalis, Jeffrey B. Pettis, Augustine Casiday, Paul Gavrilyuk and Stamenka E. Antonova

    4. C (pages 94–175)

      A. Edward Siecienski, John A. McGuckin, Dimitri Conomos, Andrei Psarev, Maria Gwyn McDowell, Justin M. Lasser, M. C. Steenberg, Jeffrey B. Pettis, Sergey Trostyanskiy, Tamara Grdzelidze, Tenny Thomas, Aristotle Papanikolaou, Stamenka E. Antonova, Tarmo Toom and Julia Konstantinovsky

    5. D (pages 176–197)

      John Chryssavgis, Maria Gwyn McDowell, Perry T. Hamalis, Stephen Thomas, Kenneth Carveley, M. C. Steenberg, John A. McGuckin, Samuel Nedelsky and Dimitri Conomos

    6. E (pages 198–241)

      A. Edward Siecienski, Bruce Foltz, Matthew J. Pereira, Tamara Grdzelidze, Samuel Nedelsky, John A. McGuckin, Maria Gwyn McDowell, Vera Shevzov, Todd E. French, Philip Zymaris, Wendy Paula Nicholson, Tarmo Toom, Perry T. Hamalis, M. C. Steenberg, Chad Hatfield, Dimitri Conomos and Andrei Psarev

    7. F (pages 242–263)

      Dimitri Conomos, John A. McGuckin, Marcus Plested, Sergey Trostyanskiy, Bruce Foltz, Paschalis Gkortsilas and Justin M. Lasser

    8. G (pages 264–291)

      Tamara Grdzelidze, Niki J. Tsironis, Justin M. Lasser, Theodore G. Stylianopoulos, Stephen Thomas, Sotirios A. Vlavianos and James C. Skedros

    9. H (pages 292–324)

      Niki J. Tsironis, Monica M. White, Andrei I. Holodny, Dimitri Conomos, Justin M. Lasser, Metropolitan Kallistos of Diokleia, John A. McGuckin, Sergey Trostyanskiy, Aristotle Papanikolaou, Todd E. French and M. C. Steenberg

    10. I (pages 325–344)

      Dan Sandu, M. C. Steenberg, Philip Zymaris, Maria Gwyn McDowell, Theodor Damian, Dimitri Conomos, Samuel Nedelsky, John A. McGuckin, Jeffrey B. Pettis and Timothy J. Becker

    11. J (pages 345–360)

      Scott M. Kenworthy, John A. McGuckin, Metropolitan Kallistos of Diokleia, Eugen J. Pentiuc and Wendy Paula Nicholson

    12. K (pages 361–365)

      John A. McGuckin, Dimitri Conomos, Sergey Trostyanskiy, Konstantin Gavrilkin and Cyril Hovorun

    13. L (pages 366–375)

      Thomas Kitson, John A. McGuckin, Justin M. Lasser, Paul Gavrilyuk and A. Edward Siecienski

    14. M (pages 376–408)

      Tenny Thomas, Kenneth Carveley, Cyril Hovorun, Dan Sandu, Sergey Trostyanskiy, John A. McGuckin, Konstantin Gavrilkin, Maria Gwyn McDowell, Niki J. Tsironis, Monica M. White, Vera Shevzov, Scott M. Kenworthy, Tenny Thomas, Edward Epsen and Dimitri Conomos

    15. N (pages 409–417)

      John A. McGuckin, Dan Sandu, Jeffrey B. Pettis, Tenny Thomas, Thomas Kitson and Konstantin Gavrilkin

    16. O (pages 418–431)

      Dimitri Conomos, Irina Paert, Eugen J. Pentiuc, Thomas Kitson, Jeffrey B. Pettis, Peter C. Bouteneff, M. C. Steenberg and Evangelos Katafylis

    17. P (pages 432–463)

      Jeffrey B. Pettis, Maria Gwyn McDowell, Augustine Casiday, Peter C. Bouteneff, Dimitri Conomos, Matthew J. Pereira, John A. McGuckin, George E. Demacopoulos, Sotirios A. Vlavianos, Theodor Damian, Philip Zymaris, Andrew Louth, Marcus Plested, Konstantin Gavrilkin, Julia Konstantinovsky, Theodore G. Stylianopoulos, George E. Demacopoulos and Vera Shevzov

    18. R (pages 465–506)

      Monica M. White, Andrei Psarev, Theodore G. Stylianopoulos, Kenneth Carveley, Theodor Damian, Brenda Llewellyn Ihssen, Dan Sandu and Konstantin Gavrilkin

    19. S (pages 507–591)

      Konstantin Gavrilkin, John A. McGuckin, Tarmo Toom, Julia Konstantinovsky, Peter C. Bouteneff, Thomas Kitson, Kenneth Carveley, Stephen Thomas, Tenny Thomas, Andrew Louth, John Chryssavgis, Marcus Plested, A. Edward Siecienski, Maria Gwyn McDowell, Cyril Hovorun, Brenda Llewellyn Ihssen, Dimitri Conomos, Gordon N. Bardos, Justin M. Lasser, Aristotle Papanikolaou, Valentina Izmirlieva and Augustine Casiday

    20. T (pages 592–603)

      Thomas Kitson, Dan Sandu, A. Edward Siecienski, John A. McGuckin, Antonia Atanassova, Sotirios A. Vlavianos and Dimitri Conomos

    21. U (pages 604–620)

      Todd E. French, Thomas Fitzgerald and Susan R. Holman

    22. V (pages 621–625)

      M. C. Steenberg, Tenny Thomas and Maria Gwyn McDowell

    23. W (pages 626–645)

      Perry T. Hamalis, Justin M. Lasser, John A. McGuckin, Valentina Izmirlieva, Niki J. Tsironis and Timothy J. Becker

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