Jesus Wars: How Four Patriarchs, Three Queens, and Two Emperors Decided What Christians Would Believe for the Next 1,500 Years
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Jesus Wars: How Four Patriarchs, Three Queens, and Two Emperors Decided What Christians Would Believe for the Next 1,500 Years

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by John Philip Jenkins
     
 

ISBN-10: 0061768944

ISBN-13: 9780061768941

Pub. Date: 03/09/2010

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers

In Jesus Wars, highly respected religious historian Philip Jenkins (The Next Christendom) reveals in bloody detail the fifth century battles over Christianity’s biggest paradox: the dual nature of Jesus Christ, as both fully human and fully divine. Jesus Wars is a must for the bookshelf of those who enjoy the work of Jared Diamond,

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In Jesus Wars, highly respected religious historian Philip Jenkins (The Next Christendom) reveals in bloody detail the fifth century battles over Christianity’s biggest paradox: the dual nature of Jesus Christ, as both fully human and fully divine. Jesus Wars is a must for the bookshelf of those who enjoy the work of Jared Diamond, Karen Armstrong, N.T. Wright, Elaine Pagels, and Alister McGrath, as well as anyone interested in early Christian history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780061768941
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
03/09/2010
Pages:
328
Sales rank:
395,875
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments v

Introduction: Who Do You Say That I Am? vii

Terms and Definitions xvii

Maps xx

1 The Heart of the Matter 1

Part 1 God and Caesar 39

2 The War of Two Natures 41

3 Four Horsemen: The Church's Patriarchs 75

4 Queens, Generals, and Emperors 103

Part 2 Councils of Chaos 129

5 Not the Mother of God? 131

6 The Death of God 169

7 Chalcedon 199

Part 3 A World to Lose 227

8 How the Church Lost Half the World 229

9 What Was Saved 267

Appendix: The Main Figures in the Story 279

Notes 289

Index 319

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