Encyclopedia of Early Christianity, by Ferguson, Everett
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- ISBN: 9780815333197 | 0815333196
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 1/1/1990
What's new in the Second Edition: -- Some 250 new entries -- 25% more than in the first edition. -- Bibliographies are greatly expanded and updated throughout -- More focus on biblical books and philosophical schools, their influence on early Christianity and their use by patristic writers -- More information about the Jewish and pagan environment of early Christianity -- Greatly enlarged coverage of the eastern expansion of the faith throughout Asia, including persons and literature -- More extensive treatment of saints, monasticism, worship practices, and modern scholars -- greater emphasis on social history and more theme articles -- More illustrations, maps, and plans -- Additional articles on geographical regions