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Edited by C.J. Bleeker, G. Widengren and E.J. Sharpe
As "Assyrians" members of this religio-linguistic minority have either been romanticized for gallantry and integrity, or have been portrayed as rebellious and mischievous. This study covers - as summed up by its subtitle - some of the unexplored aspects of this history.
by Hans-Jürgen Prien (Prof. em at Universität zu Köln). Translated by Stephen Buckwalter.
Christianity in Latin America provides a complete overview of over 500 years of the history of Christianity in the ‘New World’. The inclusion of German research in this book is an important asset to the Anglo-American research area, in disclosing information that was hitherto not available in ...
The first comprehensive and detailed piece of research on Conciliar teaching concerning the nature of other faiths. The study is based on the original Latin and covers Conciliar and pre-conciliar documents, with special focus on the Declaration on the relation of the Church to Non-Christian ...
Through a systematic analysis of official Vatican documents, this book shows that the Trinitarian basis of recent Roman Catholic theology of religions has led the Church to adopt a dialectical attitude towards Islam.
Edited by Brouria Bitton-Ashkelony and Aryeh Kofsky
This valuable collection of thirteen studies provides an overview of recent research on central issues concerning the history of late antique Gaza. Several essays address various aspects of the continuity of pagan culture in Christian Gaza, festivals, spectacles, and the classical legacy of the ...
Committee minutes, board minutes, correspondence, reports, diaries, drawings, journals, and miscellaneous records and papers relating to the Council for World Mission, covering the period 1795-1941. Includes collection of 115 letters written by David Livingston (with several insertions) together ...
There are approximately 1,900 files comprising Board and Committee Minutes, together with correspondence and reports relating to LMS missions in Southern and Central Africa, China, India, Madagascar and the Pacific. Regional files are divided into individual, subject and miscellaneous ...
Advisor: Hans Ucko, Program Executive Office on Interreligious Relations and Dialogue, World Council of Churches
The desire of the World Council of Churches to open a dialogue with Hindus, Buddhists, Jews and Muslims resulted in the 1971 Dialogue with People of Living Faiths and Ideologies (DFI) program. This program supports interreligious multi-lateral and bi-lateral dialogue with partners of different ...
C. Wilfred Griggs
In this well-documented and clear study, the history of Christianity in Egypt is discussed, from its earliest recorded origins until 451 CE, when the Egyptian Coptic Church became the national religion. During this period, we observe the development of features unique to Egyptian Christianity, ...
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