A History of Christianity

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Macmillan, Apr 15, 1998 - Religion - 304 pages
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Eminent church historian Owen Chadwick has written this original, sweeping history of the Christian faith. Using layman's language, he surveys the lives of Christians over two millennia. A History of Christianity is essential reading for anyone interested in one of the most powerful influences on global civilization.

 

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Chadwick (Michael Ramsey: A Life, Oxford Univ., 1990) has written an accessible, easily readable history of Christianity. It is beautifully illustrated, with the text and pictures working well ... Read full review

Contents

JEW AND GREEK 10 conversion by force St Boniface Heliand Anskar and Scandinavia
106
THE CHRISTIAN EMPIRE 58 the friars and Islam
130
Catholic reformation Liberation in Latin America
226
Independent churches Kimbangu in Zaire the language difficultv
240
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Owen Chadwick was Regius Professor of Modern History at Cambridge from 1968 to 1983. He has written many books, including The Reformation, The Victorian Church, The Popes and European Revolution, as a result of which he was awarded the Wolfson Prize for history, and Michael Ramsey.

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