World History of Christianity

World History of Christianity

by Adrian Hastings, Adrian Hastings
     
 

ISBN-10: 0802824420

ISBN-13: 9780802824424

Pub. Date: 02/28/1999

Publisher: Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company

Christianity is the most global of all religions. However, most books on the subject fail to do justice to the history of Christianity outside Europe and North America. This prodigious work provides the first genuinely global one-volume study of the rise, development, and impact of the Christian faith. Ideally suited for classroom study as well as for independent…  See more details below

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Christianity is the most global of all religions. However, most books on the subject fail to do justice to the history of Christianity outside Europe and North America. This prodigious work provides the first genuinely global one-volume study of the rise, development, and impact of the Christian faith. Ideally suited for classroom study as well as for independent reading, this volume will serve as the definitive study of Christian history for the coming generation worldwide.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802824424
Publisher:
Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company
Publication date:
02/28/1999
Pages:
594
Product dimensions:
6.41(w) x 9.45(h) x 1.45(d)

Table of Contents

List of maps
Preface
The contributors
Introduction1
1The emergence of Christianity7
2150-55025
3The Orthodox Church in Byzantium66
4The medieval West110
5India147
6Africa192
7Reformation and Counter-Reformation238
8Eastern Europe since the fifteenth century282
9Latin America328
10China and its neighbours369
11North America416
12Christianity in Western Europe from the Enlightenment458
13Australasia and the Pacific508
Bibliography537
Maps572
Index582

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