Index

abortion 101 Abraham 16

Acts of the Apostles, Book of 9, 10

131-2 adoptionism 17, 20 Africa 110, 118, 119, 123, 127, 149

Alacoque, Mary Margaret 139 Albania 115 Albigensianism 60-1 Allois, Abbot 77 altars 47

American Revolution 93-4 Anabaptists 68 Anglicanism 46, 94, 101, 104 Anthony 78 Antioch 115 apocalypses 15, 86 apocryphal gospels 9, 18-19, 74 apostolic life (via apostolica) 82-3

apostolic succession 49-50, 133

Aquinas, St Thomas 27, 62, 92 Arianism 59 Arius 54-5 Armenian Church 115 Ascension 10, 43 asceticism 76-8, 81, 82 Asia 123, 149 Athanasius of Alexandria 54-5, 78

atheism 91 atonement 38-9 Augustine of Hippo 25, 27 Augustinian canons 83 Augustinism 39, 64, 65, 79, 80 Avignon 62

59, 67, 72, 116 Baptist Church 68, 94 Barth, Karl 102, 130 beguines 83, 85 Benedict's Rule 80, 81 Bible 34, 47, 64, 95, 96, 100, 101-2, 123, 129-33 see also Old Testament; New Testament Biblical Christianity 24, 46, 66-9, 70, 108, 120, 147 conversions 119 decline of some 104-6 feminism and 141 Liberalism and 99-100 Mystical Christianity and

108, 147, 148 in the United States 94, 95, 101

women and 138 biology 96, 98-9 bishops 50, 51, 53, 57, 135, 144 Blake, William 88 Bolshevik Revolution (1917) 114

'Born again' Christians 101-3, 148

Brethren of the Free Spirit movement 85

'Brides of Christ' 138, 140 Buddhism 110 Bulgaria 112, 114, 115 Bultmann, Rudolph 100 Byzantine Empire 56, 57, 110, 111-13

Calvin, John 65, 66, 86 canonical gospels 7, 8, 9,

10-14, 22 capitalism 89, 126-7 Carthusians 81 Catharism 60 catholicity 7, 50 Chalcedon, Council of (451) 56

•H Charismatic Christianity 103, 104, 105, 106, 109, 120-4, g 127, 138, 144, 148-9 Charlemagne 58 chastity 51, 131 childrearing 137 China 110, 119 Christ Pantocrator 31, 32 Christendom 58-62, 116 Christian art 30-1, 32-4, 34, 41

Christian calendar 42, 59 Christian Fundamentalists 123 Christian values 96, 99, 101 Christmas 42, 59 Church Christianity 46-66, 69-70, 104, 107-8, 147-8 alienation of women 141, 143 decline in congregations

100-1, 144, 148 evangelization and 119

and Liberal Christianity 99 masculine bias 133-5 Mystical Christianity and 74,

77, 80 and mysticism 85, 106 state and 90, 91-2 in the United States 94 churchgoers 95, 96, 97, 100-1,

105, 107, 135, 144 Ciseri, Antonio 139 circumcision 17 Cistercian order 81 clergy see priesthood codexes 8

colonialization 119-20 Common Prayer, Book of 29 Communism 114 Confession 29, 90 Confirmation 39 Confucianism 110 Congregationalists 94 Constantine, Emperor 52-3,

55, 56, 110 Constantinople 56, 111, 113 conversion 52-3, 59, 116-23, 126

Coptic Church 115 Corinthians 129 creationism 99-100 crucifixion 10, 13, 33, 40, 50 Crusades 115 Cyprus 115 Czech Republic 115

Daly, Mary 142 Darwin, Charles 96, 98-9, 99-100

David, King 16 deacons 50

decolonization 120-1, 126 Deism 91, 94

democracy 89, 92, 94-5, 127 'desert fathers' 76, 78, 79 devil 13, 25, 26, 40 diocesan administration 60 disciples 40, 49, 82 divine love 11-12 divinity 88 of Jesus Christ 12-15, 18-19,

20, 22, 30-1, 34, 54-6 masculinity and 131-3 salvation and 39 through the Holy Spirit 79 Dominicans 63, 83

East Germany 114 Easter 42, 59

Eastern Orthodox Church see

Orthodox Church ecclesiastical buildings 31,

46-7, 67, 95 Eckhart, Meister 85 enculturation 125 English Civil War 90 Enlightenment 89, 91-2 Ephesians 73 Epiphany 59 episcopacy 50, 51 eremetical tradition 79, 81 eternal life 40 Ethiopian Church 115 Eucharist 39-40, 40, 41, 47,

50, 147 Eudocia, Empress 57

Eusebius of Caesarea 53, 54 Evangelicalism 39, 59, 90,

101-3, 104, 106, 117-19 evolution 96, 98-9 excommunication 58, 64 Experientialism 104, 106 Extreme Unction 39

family values 101, 107

feminism 138, 141

Feminist Theology 101, 142-3

filioque 111

Finland 115

fonts 47

forgiveness 12

Fox, George 87

France 91-2 d

Franciscans 63, 83 x

Franck, Sebastian 87 French Revolution (1789) 91-2 friars 63, 83

Fundamentalism 101, 103, 104, 122

Galatians 129 Galilee 10 gender 50-1, 140-5 Genesis, Book of 25, 96, 99,

100, 131 Geneva 65 gentiles 15, 17 geology 96 Georgia 115 Germany 63 Giotto 33

changelessness of 44 as creator 91 exaltation by 16-17, 30 exclusivism of 51 gender of 129, 131 in the hierarchy of power 48 neo-orthodox view of 102 paternalism of 61 God-man 22, 23, 25 Good Friday 42 gospels: apocryphal 9, 18-19, 74 canonical 7, 8, 9, 10-14, 22 Gothic Revival 95 Grace 65, 66, 86, 87 Graeco-Roman: •f art 30

mysticism 73 g religion 49-50 Greece 115 Greek Orthodoxy 113 Groote, Gerhard 85 Grunewald, Matthias 33

Hadewijch 83

healing miracles 13, 49, 123 Heaven 25, 31, 42, 44-5 Hell 30

Hellenistic culture 17-18, 21 heresy and heretics 49, 50, 53,

59, 60, 63, 73, 82-3, 85 hermits 78, 83 hierarchy 48, 50, 51, 69, 74 Higgs, Liz Curtis 29 Hildegaard of Bingen 83

Hinduism 110, 120 Hippolytus 73 holistic spirituality 106, 149 Holy Communion see

Eucharist Holy Roman Empire 58, 111 Holy Spirit 10, 22, 23, 42-5, 108, 148-50 apocalyptic expectation and 86

and Charismatic Christianity

105, 121, 123, 147, 149 Christian mysticism and 71, 74

deification through the 79 feminization of 144 filioque 111

gifts bestowed by the 49 Holy Trinity 42, 91 homosexuality 101, 125 human perfection 39 humanism 61, 65 humility 131

Hunt, Holman, The Light of the World 35, 37 hymns 30

iconography 31 Ignatius of Loyola 51, 83 Immaculate Conception 14 immortality of the soul 91 India 110, 115, 119 infallibility 93, 101-2, 123 inquisitions 60 Irenaeus of Lyons 73 Islam 59, 110-11, 112, 115, 120-1, 125

Israel 11 Ivan II, Tsar 113

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