This newly abridged version, Church History: The Basics, offers a smaller volume that's widely accessible. Perfect for Sunday-morning Bible studies, this valuable compilation is ideal for Christians who are looking to lead general Church history courses.
Uncover themes, persons, and events in historical and chronological order. All content is arranged by the different eras that historians commonly use as well as by geography. Within these pages, discover headlines in the story of Christianity, from the big picture to the delicious details. Far beyond the common denominational and parochial approach for Church history studies, this book presents a truly global perspective.
|Publisher:||Concordia Publishing House|
|Product dimensions:||5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)|
Table of Contents
From the Editors viii
1 The Early Church: From the Apostles to AD 250 1
2 The Church in a Changing World: Events and Trends from 250 to 600 36
3 The Church of the Middle Ages: Growth and Change from 600 to 1400 90
4 The Church of the Renaissance and Reformation: Decline and Reform from 1300 to 1600 158
5 The Church in the Age of Orthodoxy and the Enlightenment: Consolidation and Challenge from 1600 to 1800 206
6 Christian Churches in Modern Times: Changes from 1800 to the First World War 254
7 The Spread of Global Christianity: Mission and Message from the World War Era to the Present 324