Readings in World Christian History  Earliest Christianity to 1453 Book

Readings in World Christian History Earliest Christianity to 1453


  • Author : John Wayland Coakley
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 435
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105114677748

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Readings in World Christian History Earliest Christianity to 1453 Excerpt :

This companion to "History of the World Christian Movement explores how varied and multi-cultural Christian origins and history really are.

A World History of Christianity Book
Score: 2
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A World History of Christianity


  • Author : Adrian Hastings
  • Publisher : Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
  • Release Date : 2000-07-05
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 612
  • ISBN 10 : 0802848753

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A World History of Christianity Excerpt :

This superb volume provides the first genuinely global one-volume history of the rise and development of the Christian faith. An international team of specialists takes seriously the geographical diversity of the Christian story, discussing the impact of Christianity not only in the West but also in Latin America, Africa, India, the Orient and Australasia.

Enlarging the Story Book

Enlarging the Story


  • Author : Wilbert R. Shenk
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Release Date : 2011-09-08
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN 10 : 9781610976244

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Enlarging the Story Excerpt :

Contributors: Philip Yuen-Sang Leung Mathias Mundadan Gerald J. Pillay Lamin Sanneh Andrew F. Walls

History of the World Christian Movement Book
Score: 5
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History of the World Christian Movement


  • Author : Dale T. Irvin
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2002-01-10
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 540
  • ISBN 10 : 0567088669

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History of the World Christian Movement Excerpt :

This thorough, lucid, solidly researched book, the first of two volumes, charts the history of global Christianity.

The First Thousand Years Book
Score: 5
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The First Thousand Years


  • Author : Robert Louis Wilken
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release Date : 2012-11-27
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 388
  • ISBN 10 : 9780300118841

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The First Thousand Years Excerpt :

Describes the first 1,000 years of Christian history, from the early practices and beliefs through the conversion of Constantine as well as documenting its growth to communities in Ethiopia, Armenia, Central Asia, India and China.

Introduction to World Christian History Book

Introduction to World Christian History


  • Author : Derek Cooper
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release Date : 2016-06-03
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 255
  • ISBN 10 : 9780830899067

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Introduction to World Christian History Excerpt :

In this brief history of the church from a global perspective, Derek Cooper explores the development of Christianity across time and the continents. Guiding readers to places like Iraq, Ethiopia and India, Scandanavia, Brazil and Oceania, he reveals the fascinating—and often surprising—history of the church.

Christianity Book
Score: 3.5
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Christianity


  • Author : David Chidester
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2001-04-05
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 704
  • ISBN 10 : 9780141935478

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Christianity Excerpt :

A monumental new history of Christianity from its beginnings as a persecuted cult, up to its present day international diversity. 'A model of condensation without simplification' - J.M Coetzee 'Clear and balanced. A triumph of compression... invaluable as a work of reference for students' - Karen Armstrong, Times 'A new and ambitious concept in presenting Christian history...a triumph. Never before, I suspect, has this cavalcade of thinkers been presented in a manner which so successfully combines depth, breadth, and succinctness' - Gerard Noel, Catholic Herald

The One Year Christian History Book
Score: 4.5
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The One Year Christian History


  • Author : E. Michael Rusten
  • Publisher : Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 840
  • ISBN 10 : 0842355073

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The One Year Christian History Excerpt :

What happened on this date in church history? From ancient Rome to the twenty-first century, from peasants to presidents, from missionaries to martyrs, this book shows how God does extraordinary things through ordinary people every day of the year. Each story appears on the day and month that it occurred and includes questions for reflection and a related Scripture verse.

Twenty Questions That Shaped World Christian History Book

Twenty Questions That Shaped World Christian History


  • Author : Derek Cooper
  • Publisher : Fortress Press
  • Release Date : 2015-10-01
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 355
  • ISBN 10 : 9781506402697

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Twenty Questions That Shaped World Christian History Excerpt :

The questions of Christianity are perennial. For example: How are Judaism and Christianity related? Are Jesus and the Holy Spirit God? Is the end of the world imminent? How should we relate faith and reason? In this innovative work, Derek Cooper tells the story of Christian history by presenting the twenty questions (one for each century!) that shaped the Christian church throughout the world. Ê The result is a book that narrates the exciting history of Christianity from a global perspective by means of simple questions and concerns that still face the church today. Ê Each century of world Christian history is explored by means of one question that attempts to encapsulate the central themes and concerns of that century for Christianity. Coverage of each century is sensitive to world regions and theological and cultural concerns that are often overlooked and neglected in books that are oriented in a more Western way.

Perspectives on the World Christian Movement Book
Score: 4
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Perspectives on the World Christian Movement


  • Author : Ralph D. Winter
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1992
  • Genre: Evangelistic work
  • Pages : 941
  • ISBN 10 : 0853645396

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Perspectives on the World Christian Movement Excerpt :

This book is a multi-faceted collection of readings focused on the biblical, historical, cultural, and strategic dimensions of the task of world evangelization. The editors have pooled the contributions of over 70 authors to provide laymen and college students with an introduction to the history and potential of the World Christian Movement, a movement of men and women who have responded with courage and conviction to the challenges of this task. - Back cover.

Readings in Christian Thought Book

Readings in Christian Thought


  • Author : Hugh T. Kerr
  • Publisher : Abingdon Press
  • Release Date : 2010-09-01
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9781426723100

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Readings in Christian Thought Excerpt :

Illuminates the history and development of Christian thought by offering selections from the writings of 55 great Christian theologians. The volume includes substantial excerpts from notable women theologians and from black and liberation perspectives, plus a new section from deceased theologians such as Thomas Merton, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Karl Rahner. Each passage is prefaced by detailed introductory comments on the life and thought of each theologian and the significance of his/her work.

History of Christianity Book

History of Christianity


  • Author : Captivating History
  • Publisher : Ch Publications
  • Release Date : 2019-11-03
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 110
  • ISBN 10 : 1647480000

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History of Christianity Excerpt :

Who would have thought that from its humble beginnings as a small group of followers of a Jewish man called Jesus that Christianity would become, less than two thousand years later, the most widespread religion on Earth?

A History of the Church in the Middle Ages Book
Score: 4.5
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A History of the Church in the Middle Ages


  • Author : F Donald Logan
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2012-10-02
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN 10 : 9781134786695

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A History of the Church in the Middle Ages Excerpt :

In this fascinating survey, F. Donald Logan introduces the reader to the Christian church, from the conversion of the Celtic and Germanic peoples through to the discovery of the New World.

Readings in Historical Theology Book

Readings in Historical Theology


  • Author : Robert F. Lay
  • Publisher : Kregel Academic & Professional
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages : 362
  • ISBN 10 : 0825430674

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Readings in Historical Theology Excerpt :

This broad-ranging collection of the primary sources that have shaped the theology of Christianity, spans Old Testament to modern writings. This historical theology textbook includes informative introductions and guiding questions from the author.