This overall list of entries was prepared on the basis of the following bibliography by Daniel Patte, following an initial,  broader list prepared by Eugene TeSelle, then revised with input from Cristina Grenholm, Archie Lee, and Jesse Mugambi, and then by the rest of the editorial board :  Enrique Dussel, Beverly  W.  Harrison, Kwok  Pui-Lan, Kathleen E. McVey, and Vasile Mihoc, as well as by advisers.




Augustine through the Ages, edited by Allan D. Fitzgerald (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1999);


Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy.  Robert Audi (editor). 1999.


Dictionary of Asian Christianity by Scott W. Sunquist (Editor), David Wu Chu Sing (Editor), John Chew hi Chea, John Chew Hiang Chea (Editor) Grand Rapids:   Eerdmans 2001.


Dictionary of the Ecumenical Movement Geoffrey Wainwright (Editor)  Grand Rapids:   Eerdmans 1991.


Dictionary of Third World Theologies by Virginia Fabella (Editor), R. S. Sugirtharajah (Editor) (Orbis, 2000)


Encyclopedia of Christianity vol. 1 by Erwin Fahlbusch (Editor), Geoffrey W. Bromiley (Editor), David B. Barrett, Lukas Vischer (Editor) Grand Rapids:   Eerdmans 1998.


Encyclopedia of the Lutheran Church, edited by Julius Bodensieck (Philadelphia: Fortress Press, 1965)


Encyclopedia of the Reformed Faith, edited by Donald K. McKim;      );       


Harper’s Bible Dictionary  by Paul Achtemeier,  (HarperSanFranscisco, 1985)


A History of Eastern Christianity by Aziz S. Atiya (University of Notre Dame Press, 1968)


The International Dictionary of the Pentecostal Charismatic Movements.  Zondervan, 2002


New Catholic Encyclopedia   (1967)


The New Dictionary of Sacramental Worship, edited by Peter E. Fink (Collegeville: Liturgical Press, 1990)


The New Westminster Dictionary of Liturgy and Worship, edited by J.G. Davies (Philadelphia: Westminster Press, 1986)


The Oxford Companion to Christian Thought: Intellectual, Spiritual, and Moral Horizons of Christianity, by Adrian Hastings et al. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000)


Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church, edited by F.L. Cross and E.A. Livingston, Third Edition (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999)


Dictionary of Early Christian Literature, ed. D?pp and Geerlings


America's Religions, ed. Peter W. Williams


HarperCollins Dictionary of Religion


Nelson's New Christian Dictionary:  The Authoritative Resource On The Christian World  by George T. Kurian  (Nashville:  Nelson, 2001)


Oxford Dictionary of Religion


Oxford Dictionary of the Reformation, ed. Hans J. Hillerbrand



Theologische Realenzyklop?die, ed. by Gerhard Krause and Gerhard

M?ller (Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 1977- )


The Blackwell Companion to Sociology of Religion (Oxford:

Blackwell, 2003)


Dictionary of Feminist Theologies

Letty M. Russell (Editor), J. Shannon Clarkson (Editor) (1996);



Dictionary of Scottish Church History & Theology, ed. Nigel M. de

S. Cameron et al. (Edinburgh: T.&T. Clark; Downers Grove:

InterVarsity Press, 1993)


Oxford Dictionary of the Reformation, ed. Hans J. Hillerbrand (New

York: Oxford University Press, 1996)


Theologische Realenzyklopädie, ed. by Gerhard Krause and Gerhard

Müller (Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 1977- )