A Concise History of Christianity / Edition 2

A Concise History of Christianity / Edition 2

by R. Dean Peterson, Peterson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534560792

ISBN-13: 9780534560799

Pub. Date: 12/28/1998

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This brief and chronologically organized overview of the Christian religious tradition introduces students to the history of the Christian Church, describing the people, places, and ideas that have shaped Christianity. Written in a straightforward, accessible style, this text presents students with at survey of the scholarship of the discipline.  See more details below

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This brief and chronologically organized overview of the Christian religious tradition introduces students to the history of the Christian Church, describing the people, places, and ideas that have shaped Christianity. Written in a straightforward, accessible style, this text presents students with at survey of the scholarship of the discipline.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534560799
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
12/28/1998
Series:
Religion Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction1
2Beginnings (6 B.C.E.-100 C.E.)21
3The Faith of the Fathers: Persecution to Establishment (100-500 C.E.)43
4The Faith of the Fathers: Controversies and Councils (100-500 C.E.)69
5The Church in the Early Middle Ages: Chaos, Darkness, and Emerging Order (500-1000 C.E.)93
6The Church in the High Middle Ages: Flowering of Christian Society (1000-1500 C.E.)127
7The Church in the High Middle Ages: Reform and Decline (1000-1500 C.E.)153
8The Protestant Reformation: A Watershed in History (1500-1600 C.E.)175
9The Protestant Reformation: Further Reform and Reaction (1500-1600 C.E.)203
10The Aftermath of the Reformation: War, Piety, and Reason (1600-1800 C.E.)227
11Christianity in the Modern Era: Change and Challenge (1800-Present)261
12Christianity in the Modern Era: From Optimism to Uncertainty (1800-Present)285
Glossary317
Index326

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