Eerdmans' Handbook to the History of Christianity

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Eerdmans, 1977 - Religion - 656 pages
God and history. God, time and history / John Briggs -- Beginnings 1-325. The church expands / W. Ward Gasque ; What the first Christians believed / David F. Wright -- Acceptance and conquest 325-600. Constantine and the Christian empire / Richard Todd ; Councils and creeds / David Wright ; The fall of the Roman empire / Richard Todd ; Christian ascetics and monks / Michael Smith -- A Christian society 600-1500. The West in crisis / Harry Rosenberg ; The Eastern church / Harlie Gallatin ; Flowering : the Western church / Robert Clouse ; An age of unrest / Ronald Finucane -- Reform 1500-1650. Seeds of renewal / Philip McNair ; Reform / James Atkinson ; Rome responds / Robert Linder -- Reason, revival and revolution 1650-1789. Awakening / A. Skevington Wood ; Expansion worldwide / James De Jong ; Reason and unreason / Colin Brown -- Cities and empires 1789-1914. Europe in revolt / Wayne Detzler ; The first industrial nation / John Briggs ; The ascent of man / Colin Brown ; Outposts of empire / Andrew Walls -- Towards 2000. An age of ideology / Richard Pierard ; An age of anxiety / Anthony Thiselton ; An age of liberation / C. RenÚ Padilla.

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Book Description: Carmel, NY: Guideposts, 1977. Buckram. Fine/Near Fine. First Thus. Binding tight, clean, no marks. Jacket has very minor shelf wear, tiny chip on top spine Read full review

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Eerdman's Handbook presents a comprehensive, colorful, reliable account of the exciting story of Christianity. This book has opened up the Bible in a new way for many people. The eight major sections ... Read full review


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Tim Dowley (Ph.D. in church history, University of Manchester) has been at the forefront of writing and editing for a new generation of resources on biblical studies and church history.

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