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The Universality of the Church of the East

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AuthorChristopher Buck
 
Title of item
The Universality of the Church of the East
 
Subtitle of item
How Persian was Persian Christianity?
 
Volume
10.1
 
Pages
54–95
 
Total pages
41
Parent publication   Journal of the Assyrian Academic Society
Date of this edition 1996
LanguageEnglish
Permission author
Posted 2005-04-12 by Christopher Buck
Classified in Published Articles
URLbahai-library.com/buck_universality_church_east
Abstract Prepublication chapter from Paradise and Paradigm: Key Symbols in Persian Christianity and the Baha’i Faith (Albany: SUNY Press, 1999.
Notes SUNY Press flyer: click here. Paradise and Paradigm is the first formal (academic) comparative study of the Baha'i Faith and Christianity (even though there is an abundance of popular, apologetic literature on the topic). The choice of "Persian Christianity" is important for historical and cultural reasons, as this is a comparison of two commensurables (two Persian religions) rather than "apples and oranges."

See also http://www.jaas.org/toc/v10011996.htm and http://www.jaas.org/edocs/v10n1/intro.pdf.

Tags Christianity; Interfaith dialogue; Symbolism
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