Turning Points: Decisive Moments in the History of Christianity / Edition 2

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Overview

What do the destruction of Jerusalem, the Diet of Worms, the French Revolution, and the Edinburgh Missionary Conference all have in common? According to leading evangelical historian Mark Noll, they are among a select number of pivotal events in the two-thousand-year history of Christianity.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780801062117
  • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 2/1/2001
  • Edition description: 2ND
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 352
  • Product dimensions: 5.89 (w) x 8.88 (h) x 0.87 (d)

Meet the Author

Mark A. Noll (PhD, Vanderbilt University) is the Francis A. McAnaney Professor of History at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana. He is one of the nation's most distinguished practitioners of American religious history and is the author of dozens of books in this field, including America's God: From Jonathan Edwards to Abraham Lincoln and The Scandal of the Evangelical Mind.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 9
Introduction: The Idea of Turning Points and Reasons for Studying the History of Christianity 11
1 The Church Pushed Out on Its Own: The Fall of Jerusalem (70) 23
2 Realities of Empire: The Council of Nicaea (325) 47
3 Doctrine, Politics, and Life in the Word: The Council of Chalcedon (451) 65
4 The Monastic Rescue of the Church: Benedict's Rule (530) 83
5 The Culmination of Christendom: The Coronation of Charlemagne (800) 107
6 Division between East and West: The Great Schism (1054) 129
7 The Beginnings of Protestantism: The Diet of Worms (1521) 151
8 A New Europe: The English Act of Supremacy (1534) 175
9 Catholic Reform and Worldwide Outreach: The Founding of the Jesuits (1540) 197
10 The New Piety: The Conversion of the Wesleys (1738) 221
11 Discontents of the Modern West: The French Revolution (1789) 245
12 A Faith for All the World: The Edinburgh Missionary Conference (1910) 269
13 Further Turning Points of the Twentieth Century 295
Box Notes 317
Index 320
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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 3, 2010

    Great survey about the main events of church history!

    Turning Points is one of Noll's most accessible books. Not a dry scholarly treatise, but rather a lively and well-written overview of 12 critical events in the history of Christianity. Noll's idea is that focusing on specific episodes not only allows for a more detailed treatment of each than would be possible in a comprehensive text, but also permits "more opportunity interpretive reflection." I think he was exactly right--he can go into considerable depth on each event, explaining why it was so significant.

    Turning Points thus does not pretend to be a comprehensive narrative. For those looking for such a treatment, may I recommend Paul Johnson's "History of Christianity," which I regard as the finest one-volume comprehensive church history.

    Like any list-making project, one can quibble with Noll's choices. He leaves out some of my favorite episodes (which is not exactly the right phrase, but you get my point). Not included are such events as the three Great Awakenings; the installation of John Paul II; the crusades; and so on. At the same time, however, it is hard to quibble with Noll's choices. Events like Nicea, Worms, the French Revolution, and so on were all major "turning points" that deserved comprehensive treatment.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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