History of the World Christian Movement: Volume 1: Earliest Christianity To 1453

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A&C Black, Jan 10, 2002 - Religion - 455 pages
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This thorough, lucid, solidly researched book, the first of two volumes, charts the history of global Christianity.
  

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Contents

The Civilizations and Cultures of the World
3
Judaism at the Time of Jesus
11
Christian Beginnings
22
PART II
47
The Early Christian Movement in Syria and Mesopotamia
57
The Early Christian Movement in Greece and Asia Minor
66
The Early Christian Movement in the Western Mediterranean
74
The Early Christian Movement in Alexandria and Egypt
86
NEW CHALLENGES NEW BEGINNINGS 600 to 1000
257
The Land of Arabia the Prophet Muhammad and the Rise of Islam
260
The Christian Movement and the Islamic Caliphate 1
271
The Christian Movement in Africa and Spain
289
Expansion of the Christian Movement in India Central Asia and China
305
The Making of Christendom in the West
323
Monasticism in the West
343
Christianity in the East Roman Empire
354

Every Foreign Land
92
THE GREAT CHURCH TAKES SHAPE
99
Gnostics Catholics and Manichaeans
115
Christians Jews and Israels Heritage of Monotheism
129
Spiritual Currents and Social Life across Cultures
137
PART IV
155
Donatists and Catholics A Struggle over Holiness and Unity in Roman North Africa
166
The ArianNicene Controversy and the Making of Orthodoxy
173
The Road to Chalcedon and Christological Diversity
184
The Christian Movement in the East Syria and the Emergence of a Persian National Church
195
Christianity in Egypt and Ethiopia
209
Rome and the Latin Churches in the West
220
The Age of Justinian and Theodora in the Eastern Roman Empire
240
PARTY
241
Christian Expansion Northward
372
PART VI
383
Controversy and Crisis in Christendom
387
Christendom on Crusade in the Twelfth and Thirteenth Centuries
395
Spiritual Renewal in Western Christendom 1 1001300
406
Intellectual Renewal in Western Christendom 1 1001300
423
Byzantium in the Thirteenth Century
440
Christianity in Asia under the Mongols
450
Egypt Nubia and Ethiopia
470
Western Christendom 13001450
476
The Christian Movement in the East until 1453
492
Index to Names of Persons and Deities
507
Index to Subjects 514
516
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About the author (2002)

Dale T. Irvin is Professor of World Christianity at New York Theological Seminary. Scott W. Sunquist is Associate Professor of World Mission and Evangelism at Princeton Theological Seminary.

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