4 edition of The history of Christianity found in the catalog.
|Statement||by E. U. Bouzique ; translated from the French original with the concurrence of the author by John R. Beard.|
|Contributions||Beard, J. R. 1800-1876.|
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Christianity - Christianity - The history of Christianity: Christianity began as a movement within Judaism at a period when the Jews had long been dominated culturally and politically by foreign powers and had found in their religion (rather than in their politics or cultural achievements) the linchpin of their community. From Amos (8th century bce) onward the religion of Israel was marked by. employing modern methods in teaching ecclesiastical history. It has grown out of classroom work, and is addressed primarily to those who are teaching and studying the history of the Christian Church in universities and seminaries. But it is hoped that it may serve the constantly increasing number interested in the early history of Size: 4MB.
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Praise for Christianity “Immensely ambitious and absorbing.” —Adam Gopnik, The New Yorker “A landmark contribution It is difficult to imagine a more comprehensive and surprisingly accessible volume than MacCulloch’s.” —Jon Meacham, The New York Times Book Review “A prodigious, thrilling, masterclass of a history by: First published inPaul Johnson’s exceptional study of Christianity has been loved and widely hailed for its intensive research, writing, and magnitude—“a tour de force, one of the most ambitious surveys of the history of Christianity ever attempted and perhaps the most radical” (New York Review of Books).In a highly readable companion to books on faith and history, the scholar Cited by: to read + pages of christianity's history is to read + pages of world history since christianity has been a prime mover of human history.
every continent and every religion has found a place of clarity in this book. it does not disappoint. whereas it is true that to cover years of human and religious history, the writer must /5(). Christianity is the most widely practiced religion in the world, with more than 2 billion followers.
The Christian faith centers on beliefs regarding the birth, life, death and resurrection of. Diarmaid MacCulloch is Professor of the History of the Church at Oxford University and co-editor of the Journal of Ecclesiastical History. He is perhaps best known for his work on the Reformation in England and Europe, including Reformation: Europe’s House Divided and biographies of Thomas Cranmer and Thomas Cromwell.
His book, A. Books about Church History / the History of Christianity. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it.
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Christianity, one of the world's great religions, has had an incalculable impact on human history. This book, now the most comprehensive and up to date single volume work in English, describes not only the main ideas and personalities of Christian history, its organisation and spirituality, but how it has changed politics, sex, and human society/5().
Eusebius, Ecclesiastical History I get chills reading this. If you have ever wondered what happened to the church in the decades and centuries after the apostles, this is your book. The sections on Christianity's expansion eastwards and the tragic history of the churches of central Asia, still a little-known and under-researched subject, are among the very best in the book.
For a history of the first generation of Christians, J. Dunn has a very comprehensive book (it's a sequal to his book on the historical Jesus, but is independent enough that nothing is lost if one reads it and not the first book). The book is Beginning from Jerusalem (Christianity in the Making, vol.
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Wikipedia has related information at History of Christianity. Introduction to Christianity. Defining Christianity; The Influence of Christianity on Western Culture; Wiki History of Christianity; This book is an undeveloped draft or outline.
You can help to develop the work, or. The history of the Christian religion and the Christian church began with Jesus and his ianity is the religion that is based on the birth, life, death, resurrection and teaching of Jesus Christ.
Christianity began in the 1st century AD after Jesus died, as a small group of Jewish people in Judea, but quickly spread throughout the Roman empire.
In A History of the Bible, John Barton argues that the Bible is not a prescription to a complete, fixed religious system, but rather a product of a long and intriguing process, which has inspired Judaism and Christianity, but still does not describe the whole of either religion.
Barton shows how the Bible is indeed an important source of. A History of Christianity will be fascinating reading for anyone interested in one of the most powerful influences on global civilization.
Starting with Christianity's origins as a Jewish sect, the author shows how Europe was converted; and then how the Christian faith was accepted by the Americas, much of Africa and parts of the : Books on the context in which the Jesus sect arose within Judaism: Bart Ehrman, Jesus: Apocalyptic Prophet of the New Millennium () E.P.
Sanders, The Historical Figure of Jesus () Geza Vermes, Jesus the Jew () Maurice Casey, Jesus. Christianity is a religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ. Christians believe that Jesus ministered, performed great miracles, fulfilled the Old Testament prophecy, was crucified.
First published inPaul Johnson’s exceptional study of Christianity has been loved and widely hailed for its intensive research, writing, and magnitude—“a tour de force, one of the most ambitious surveys of the history of Christianity ever attempted and perhaps the most radical” (New York Review of Books).In a highly readable companion to books on faith and history, the scholar 3/5(1).
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In the two millennia of its history Christianity has been divided by schism and roiled by heresy, based on doctrinal and organizational differences. Today there are three broad divisions, Roman Catholic, Orthodox Eastern, and Protestant; but within the category of Protestantism, there is a particularly large number of divergent denominations.
"A History of Early Christianity is a masterful book, and a pleasure to read. Freeman narrates the development, diversity, and spread of Christianity with originality and verve. It is a story that brims over with fascinating accounts, intriguing quotations from figures in the ancient Mediterranean, and illuminating historical analysis.
First, the book shows how the history of the last years of christianity has been shaped by two antagonical forces: on one side, humanist and liberal forces (developed by people like Erasmus and John XXIII), and on the other side, ultra-conservative and retrograde forces (represented by Cited by: