Written by a team of ninteen leading scholars and fully illustrated in color and black and white, this is the most authoritative general history of Christianity ever published.
"An excellent history with superb illustrations."Fred Berthold, Jr., Dartmouth College
"Wonderfulwhat is needed. A strong work calling upon sight in the learning of Christian history."Catherine A. Kapikian, Wesley Theological Seminary
"A refreshing addition to the field of Christian history because it is comprehensive and international. The ecumenical dimension is greatly appreciated."Horace O. Russell, Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary
"An impeccably illustrated volume with comprehensive essays on key aspects of the history of Christianity by international experts, this volume is welcome for students of Christian history or the history of religions. Especially helpful is that there are as many essays concerning 1800 and beyond as pre-1800."Michael J. McNally, St. Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary
Meet the Author
John McManners is Emeritus Professor of Ecclesiastic History and Fellow and Chaplain of All Souls College, Oxford. An established authority in his field, he has written many popularly acclaimed books, including Death and the Enlightenment, which won Britain's Wolfson Literary Award for History and was chosen by The Times as one of the ten best non-fiction books of the year.
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