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

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

by Mark A. Noll
     
 

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ISBN-10: 080106211X

ISBN-13: 9780801062117

Pub. Date: 02/01/2001

Publisher: Baker Publishing Group

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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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801062117
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
Publication date:
02/01/2001
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.89(w) x 8.88(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments9
Introduction: The Idea of Turning Points and Reasons for Studying the History of Christianity11
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 Century295
Box Notes317
Study Questions320
Index337

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