Christianity: An Introduction

Christianity: An Introduction

by John Young
     
 

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From the central figure of Jesus Christ to the modern lives of followers, an in-depth guide to the origins, history, beliefs, and practices of this major world religion
 
Covering all the main aspects of the faith, from the significance of the Bible to the church's place in society today, this is a well-researched survey of the

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From the central figure of Jesus Christ to the modern lives of followers, an in-depth guide to the origins, history, beliefs, and practices of this major world religion
 
Covering all the main aspects of the faith, from the significance of the Bible to the church's place in society today, this is a well-researched survey of the faith including discussion of such current issues as AIDS, assisted suicide, and civil partnerships, and is statistically up-to-date. This book covers the emotional impact of Christianity as well as the facts, exploring what attracts people to the Christian faith and why.

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"An exciting, engaging and intellectually serious book that gives a really comprehensive picture of how Christians behave . . . a first-class survey of doctrine and history."  —The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781444105117
Publisher:
Hodder & Stoughton, Ltd.
Publication date:
06/01/2011
Series:
Teach Yourself
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

John Young is an Anglican priest.

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