Readings in Christianity / Edition 1

Readings in Christianity / Edition 1

by Robert E. Van Voorst
     
 

This book is designed to lead students into the world of Christianity by way of primary literary sources. It contains the most notable and instructive primary sources from the entire sweep of Christian history. See more details below

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This book is designed to lead students into the world of Christianity by way of primary literary sources. It contains the most notable and instructive primary sources from the entire sweep of Christian history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534253929
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/28/1996
Series:
Religion Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
7.42(w) x 9.27(h) x 0.76(d)

Meet the Author


Dr. Robert E. Van Voorst, Professor of New Testament Studies at Western Theological Seminary in Holland, Michigan, and former professor of religion at Lycoming College in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, has written frequently on religious studies in noted journals and reference works. In addition, he has authored numerous books, including six with Cengage Learning: RELG: WORLD, 2nd Edition; READINGS IN CHRISTIANITY, 3rd Edition; ANTHOLOGY OF WORLD SCRIPTURES, 8th Edition; ANTHOLOGY OF WORLD SCRIPTURES: EASTERN RELIGIONS; ANTHOLOGY OF WORLD SCRIPTURES: WESTERN RELIGIONS; and READING THE NEW TESTAMENT TODAY, now also in a Chinese version. Other books by Van Voorst include BUILDING YOUR NEW TESTAMENT GREEK VOCABULARY, 3rd Edition; THE ASCENTS OF JAMES, a recovery and commentary on a second-century Jewish-Christian document; and JESUS OUTSIDE THE NEW TESTAMENT, an examination of traditions about Jesus from ancient classical and Jewish documents, now also in Italian.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1The Study of Christianity Through Primary Sources1
Ch. 2Biblical Foundations13
Ch. 3Ancient Christianity (100-500)59
Ch. 4Christianity in Medieval and Byzantine Times (500-1500)112
Ch. 5Reform in Western Christianity (1500-1600)160
Ch. 6Early Modern Christianity (1600-1900)218
Ch. 7Christianity in Modern Times (1900-Present)267
AppUsing Readings in Christianity with Your Textbook327
Index332

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