A History of the Christian Tradition: From Its Jewish Origins to the Reformation

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The second volume of A History of the Christian Tradition takes the reader through the momentous events of the post-Reformation Christian world to the dawning of the ecumenical movement in the late 20th century. Beginning with an overview of Protestant Europe, this volume examines the missionary ventures in the 16th and 17th centuries, the establishment of churches in the New World, and the struggles between rationalism and faith during the Enlightenment and later. Notice is also given to developments in the ...
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Overview

The second volume of A History of the Christian Tradition takes the reader through the momentous events of the post-Reformation Christian world to the dawning of the ecumenical movement in the late 20th century. Beginning with an overview of Protestant Europe, this volume examines the missionary ventures in the 16th and 17th centuries, the establishment of churches in the New World, and the struggles between rationalism and faith during the Enlightenment and later. Notice is also given to developments in the Orthodox churches and the story of the Jews in Christian Europe. The history concludes with renewal movements, culminating in the Second Vatican Council and the pontificate of Pope John Paul II.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780809129645
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication date: 7/28/1988
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 973,671
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

1 European Christianity - Sixteenth Century Protestant Europe 1
2 Sixteenth Century Catholic Reform and Counter-Reformation 18
3 Sixteenth Century Missions 28
4 Seventeenth Century Christian Europe 38
5 Seventeenth Century Missions 43
6 Eighteenth Century European Christianity to the French Revolution 55
7 Eighteenth Century North American Christianity to the New Republic 66
8 European Christianity 1789-1815 74
9 European Christianity 1815-1848 82
10 Christianity in England and America 1787-1865 91
11 The Missions: Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries 100
12 The Reign of Pius IX 1846-1878 112
13 Leo XIII 1878-1903 120
14 European and American Christianity During the Pontificate of Pius X 1903-1914 135
15 European and American Christianity: World War I 153
16 Revolutions and War Again 160
17 The Jewish Story 176
18 American Christianity 1920-1960 190
19 The Eastern Orthodox Churches and Eastern Rite Catholics 205
20 Modern Movements of Renewal 215
21 The Second Vatican Council 233
22 The Post-Conciliar Church 249
Index 270
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