— Cambridge University
"A major resource. . . Necessary for libraries, students, and teachers."
"Broad, comprehensive, scholarly, and generally up to date. . . When complete, this should be the standard reference on Christianity for academic and public libraries."
William P. Collins
— Library of Congress, in Library Journal
"Sets the standard for reference works of this kind. . . Essential; this is possibly the best encyclopedic reference on Christianity."
"The quality of scholarship combined with the unique approach of providing global, ecumenical, sociocultural, and historical context makes this work an essential purchase."
— University of Tübingen
"In a time when serious theological education is often lacking, this great reference work, basic and detailed at the same time, is of immense help for the study of theology, for practical church work, and for general education."
Ellen T. Charry
— in Theology Today
"A timely and ambitious project that brings together theology and the social sciences in a fresh and accessible format."
Robert M. Grant
— University of Chicago Divinity School
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Mark A. Noll
— University of Notre Dame
"The appearance of the Encyclopedia of Christianity is a major publishing event."
Thomas C. Oden
— Drew University
"An outstanding international collegium of editors, consultants, and contributors has brought together a vast amount of information in an accessible, readable form in the Encyclopedia of Christianity."