"Christian Variety of Thinking" introduces
the reader to various movements that took place in Christianity
from the time of its appearance till the present day. When researching
Christian variety of thinking, one can singe out specific features
that separate it from the position of the official Church. First
of all, it is non-acceptance of dogmatic, traditional and ceremonial
aspects of church life and often it is a new interpretation of
the Holy Scripture.
The spectrum of Christian teachings outside "the Church fence"
is very wide and we tried to limit ourselves with only some of
them. Among presented teachings there are movements of the first
centuries of Christianity and New Religious Movements of our times;
movements that were spread in the West and in the East. Much attention
was paid to religious movements within Russia.
There are seventy articles in the dictionary, it covers 250 names
of movements within Christianity, has an extended bibliographical
material and pointers.
The book is designed for a wide range of readers interested in
history of religion.
Web-version of the Dictionary was published on the Yandex.Slovari