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The Universality of the Church of the East

AuthorChristopher Buck
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The Universality of the Church of the East
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How Persian was Persian Christianity?
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Parent publication   Journal of the Assyrian Academic Society
Date of this edition 1996
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Posted 2005-04-12 by Christopher Buck
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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."

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