Interpreting Christian History

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Wiley, Apr 15, 2008 - Religion - 292 pages
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This book explores the theological lessons to be learnt from 2000 years of Christian Church history.
  • An exploration of the theological lessons to be learnt from the difficult history of the Christian churches over the past 2,000 years
  • Opens with an introductory essay on the whole of Church history, making the book suitable for lay readers as well as students
  • Combines historical, historiographical and theological analysis
  • Reunites the disciplines of theology and Church history
  • Concludes that we can only ever perceive a facet of Christianity given our historical and cultural conditioning
  • Written by a distinguished Church historian.
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    Review: Interpreting Christian History: The Challenge of the Churches' Past

    User Review  - Susetyo Priyojati - Goodreads

    This book contains excellent analysis of the historical perspectives on the Christian Church throughout the ages. I like this book for several reasons. Main ideas and thinkers get brief introductions ... Read full review

    About the author (2008)

    Euan Cameron is Academic Dean and Henry Luce III Professor of Reformation Church History at Union Theological Seminary in New York; and Professor in the Department of Religion of Columbia University. He was previously Professor of Early Modern History at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. His recent publications include The European Reformation (1991), Early Modern Europe (1999), and Waldenses (Blackwell, 2000).

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