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Christianity, global
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1. Introduction

Modern-period Christianity is generally understood to be a Christianity centered on Europe, and marked in theological as well as institutional terms by historical developments in Europe. Orthodoxy (Orthodox churches) has frequently been characterized …

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Rüther, Kirsten, “Christianity, global”, in: Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online, Editors of the English edition: Graeme Dunphy, Andrew Gow. Original German Edition: Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit. Im Auftrag des Kulturwissenschaftlichen Instituts (Essen) und in Verbindung mit den Fachherausgebern herausgegeben von Friedrich Jaeger. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2005–2012. Consulted online on 01 August 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-0272_emho_COM_018054>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20160907



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