Now available in paperback, this
Companion offers an unparalleled survey of the history, theology, doctrine, worship, art, culture and politics that make up the churches of Eastern Christianity.
Covers both Byzantine traditions (such as the Greek, Russian and Georgian churches) and Oriental traditions (such as the Armenian, Coptic and Syrian churches)
Brings together an international team of experts to offer the first book of its kind on the subject of Eastern Christianity
Contributes to our understanding of recent political events in the Middle East and Eastern Europe by providing much needed background information
May be used alongside The Blackwell Dictionary of Eastern Christianity (1999) for a complete student resource
Ken Parry is Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Ancient History at Macquarie University, Australia. He is the editor-in-chief of
The Blackwell Dictionary of Eastern Christianity (Wiley-Blackwell, 1999) and has contributed to numerous other books and journals on Byzantine Christianity and the Christian East.