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Worship After Constantine

Henry Chadwick

in The Church in Ancient Society

Published in print December 2001 | ISBN: 9780199246953
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191600463 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199246955.003.0060

Series: Oxford History of the Christian Church

 Worship After Constantine

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Regional variety in the liturgy persisted in the fourth and fifth centuries, but with a surprising degree of common practice with regard to baptism, the Eucharist, marriage, and funerals. Opinions were divided about church decoration. Fairly full liturgical texts surviving from Egypt, Syria, and Cilicia illustrate both variations and common features in religious practice.

Keywords: church buildings; Egypt; liturgy; sacraments; Syria

Chapter.  4094 words. 

Subjects: History of Christianity

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