A Short History of Christianity / Edition 1

A Short History of Christianity / Edition 1

by Stephen Tomkins
     
 

ISBN-10: 0802833829

ISBN-13: 9780802833822

Pub. Date: 06/09/2006

Publisher: Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company

"Worshipped by 2 billion Christians worldwide, Jesus Christ is arguably the most famous human being ever. Yet grasping the vast story of his followers over the last 2,000 years can be a dizzying, difficult task." In A Short History of Christianity Stephen Tomkins takes readers on a journey through the key stages of Christian development, covering the people, the…  See more details below

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"Worshipped by 2 billion Christians worldwide, Jesus Christ is arguably the most famous human being ever. Yet grasping the vast story of his followers over the last 2,000 years can be a dizzying, difficult task." In A Short History of Christianity Stephen Tomkins takes readers on a journey through the key stages of Christian development, covering the people, the events, the movements, and the controversies of the church. Tomkins deals with the well-known (Augustine, Martin Luther), the unique (Simeon Stylites, the people's crusade, the Muggletonians), and the recent (Karl Barth, John Paul II, the Toronto blessing). His Short History of Christianity is sure to inform a broad range of readers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802833822
Publisher:
Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company
Publication date:
06/09/2006
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
566,735
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1As it was in the beginning
Pt. 2The rise of Rome
Pt. 3The Reformation
Pt. 4Globalisation

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