A Brief History of Christianity

A Brief History of Christianity

by Bamber Gascoigne


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ISBN-13: 9781841197104
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Publication date: 02/27/2018
Series: Brief Histories Series
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 1,197,893
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Bamber Gasgoigne won scholarships to Eton and Cambridge, and a Harkness Fellowship to Yale. He presented television's University Challenge for 25 years and has written several books, including The Treasures and Dynasties of China, A Brief History of the Great Moghuls and A Brief History of Christianity.

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A Brief History of Christianity 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
john257hopper on LibraryThing 18 days ago
A very good basic introduction to the history of Christianity that covers the major events, trends and personalities in a way that serves as a good bridge to further more detailed reading. This was originally written to accompany a 13 part TV series in 1977 (though it has been updated a little since) and the chapters are therefore all of nearly identical length and readability. The author is balanced in his assessments and has no axe to grind. An excellent book.