Church History in Plain Language: Updated 2nd Edition (Google eBook)

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Thomas Nelson Inc, May 7, 1996 - Religion - 544 pages
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It's about time that someone wrote church history that tells about people, not just about "eras" and "ages." Church History in Plain Language taps the roots of our Christian family tree. It combines authoritative research with a captivating style to bring our heritage home to us.

  

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Easy to read and full of good information! - Goodreads
Second, Shelley's writing is often rather disorganized. - Goodreads
Good quality overview - Goodreads
Outstanding overview. - Goodreads
monster. but really good and easy to read. - Goodreads
A good unbiased overview of christian church history. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Randy Jones - Goodreads

Love the info it contained just seemed like it could have been presented in a way that was a bit more captivating. Read full review

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User Review  - Lana Ringgenberg - Goodreads

Used this one for a class, but I did read all of it. Read full review

Contents

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Epilogue
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Notes
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List of Popes from Leo I to the Present
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Indexes People Movements Events
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Copyright

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About the author (1996)

Dr. Bruce Shelley was Senior Professor of Church History and Historical Theology at Denver Theological Seminary. He held the M.Div. degree from Fuller Theological Seminary and Ph.D. from the University of Iowa. Among his previous publications are The Church: God's People; Evangelicalism in America; and The Cross and the Flame.

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