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Albanian Christianity

  1. Wendell Johnson

Published Online: 25 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470670606.wbecc0019

The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization

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Wendell Johnson 2011. Albanian Christianity. The Encyclopedia of Christian Civilization. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 NOV 2011


Albania, in the Balkans, is bordered by Serbia to the north, Macedonia to the east, and Greece to the south, and it is across the Adriatic Sea from Italy. As of 2007, the population of Albania was 3.5 million.


  • albanian Christianity;
  • Christianity in Albania;
  • Patriarch of Constantinople, spiritual head;
  • “Crypto-Christianity,” Christianity to Islam;
  • albanian Crypto-Christianity;
  • Catholics and muslims;
  • mixed christian and Muslim villages