A History of Christianity: Volume I: Beginnings to 1500: Revised Edition, Volume 2

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Harper Collins, Oct 15, 1975 - Religion - 768 pages
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The most useful survey of Christian history for the student or general reader, fully updated by a team of respected scholars.
 

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Each paragraph of this classic brick-of-a-book has shelves devoted to it; the standard initial history, it thus forms the foundation of many a Christianity library. A great baseline, it'll never quite go out of date. Read full review

Contents

The General Setting of Christianity jn History
3
Judaism
10
The Grco
20
the Foundation of Christianity
33
VIGOUR AMIDST STORM ajk 1914 l92
56
The Sweep of Christianity Across the GracORomaN
65
Christianity Takes Shape in Organization and Doctrine
112
Admission Worship and Discipline in the Christian Com
193
The Byzantine Continuation
278
The Smhi tr Eastern Cmi rghes
318
REFORM AND EXPANSION a d iooa d 1750
374
KJ 95OAD I35O
382
velopment of the Monastic Ideal in Western Europe
416
Movements Other Than
447
The Effort to Purify the Entire Church Especially
459
ship and Devotion in Western Europe
523

The Rise of Monasticism
221
Earthen Vessels The Exceeding Greatness of
236
The Setting of the Great Recession
269
GEOGRAPHIC LOSS AND INTERNAL LASSITUDE CONFU
599
Supplementary Bibliography
684
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Sterling professor of missions and riental history and fellow of Berleley College in Yale University

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