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Dictionary of Christian Biography

ISBN13: 9780826479600
ISBN: 082647960X
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $32.95
Publisher: Continuum
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Pages: 1264
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This book is a unique rapid reference to those men and women of all denominations who have, over the last two millennia, contributed to the life, history and study of Christianity in all its facets, or in whose lives Christianity has been a significant factor. Entries are concise and accessible, although for key figures longer essays have been written. Its coverage ranges from major figures of the immediate post-New Testament era to those recently deceased, and has a global perspective, offering in-depth coverage of Africa, India and China as well as Orthodoxy - Greek and Russian.