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TITLEThe Universality of the Church of the East: How Persian was Persian Christianity?
AUTHOR 1Christopher Buck
DATE_THIS1996
VOLUME10.1
TITLE_PARENTJournal of the Assyrian Academic Society
PAGE_RANGE54–95
PAGE_TOTAL41
ABSTRACTPrepublication 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 Bahá'í 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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