Evangelisches Kirchenlexikon

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Erwin Fahlbusch, Geoffrey William Bromiley, Jan Lochman, David B. Barrett, John Mbiti, Jaroslav Pelikan, Lukas Vischer
Wm. B. Eerdmans, 1999 - Religion - 894 pages
A major intellectual resource.
Jaroslav Pelikan, from the foreword.

The multiple award-winning Encyclopedia of Christianity (EC), copublished by Brill and Eerdmans, is a monumental five-volume work presenting the history and current state of the Christian faith in its rich spiritual and theological diversity around the world.

Volume 1 (A-D) contains 465 articles featuring
- articles on all but the smallest countries of the world, including the former communist nations that have gained independence since 1989;
- the latest statistical information from David B. Barrett on the religious affiliation and ecclesiastical breakdown of each country and continent;
- articles on doctrines, denominations, and social and ethical issues in relation to the churches;
- biographical articles on prominent figures through church history.

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