The Encyclopedia of Christian Literature

The Encyclopedia of Christian Literature

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The written word is one of the defining elements of Christian experience. As vigorous in the 1st century as it is in the 21st, Christian literature has had a significant function in history, and teachers and students need to be reminded of this powerful literary legacy. Covering 2, 000 years, The Encyclopedia of Christian Literature is the first encyclopedia devoted to Christian writers and books. In addition to an overview of the Christian literature, this two-volume set also includes 40 essays on the principal genres of Christian literature and more than 400 bio-bibliographical essays describing the principal writers and their works. These essays examine the evolution of Christian thought as reflected in the literature of every age. The companion volume also features bibliographies, an index, a timeline of Christian Literature, and a list of the greatest Christian authors. The encyclopedia will appeal not only to scholars and Christian evangelicals, but students and teachers in seminaries and theological schools, as well as to the growing body of Christian readers and bibliophiles.At the age of eleven Charles emerged as a leader, raising funds to help buy a Jeep for the U.S. effort in World War II and ... a€œFour seminal experiencesa€ shaped his life the most: service as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps, through which he learned ... released anew in 2007 as God and Government: An Insidera#39;s View on the Boundaries between Faith and Politics). ... which confesses his faith in Christ and calls persons of all faiths to defend universal religious liberty; and a collection ofanbsp;...

Title:The Encyclopedia of Christian Literature
Author:George Thomas Kurian, James D. Smith III
Publisher:Scarecrow Press - 2010-04-16


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