A reference guide to the leading men and women who have influenced the course of Christian history. This volume includes the founding fathers, monarchs, Popes, saints, philanthropists, heretics, theologians and missionaries. It encompasses the Eastern and Western churches detailing lives and opinions of personalities who have shaped the past 20 centuries of Christianity. The book has an A-Z layout and includes a glossary of technical terms and a chronological table of historical events.
Lavinia Cohn-Sherbok is co-author of A Dictionary of Judaism and Christianity and Jewish and Christian Mysticism.