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The Oxford History of Christianity / Edition 1

The Oxford History of Christianity / Edition 1

by John McManners


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Now available in a compact, more convenient format, this book offers the same acclaimed text which first appeared in "The Oxford Illustrated History of Christianity". Written by a team of expert scholars, this astonishingly comprehensive volume traces the history of Christianity from the Early Church to the present, exploring every aspect of faith.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780192852915
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 04/14/1994
Series: History of Christianity Series
Pages: 784
Product dimensions: 5.12(w) x 7.75(h) x 1.55(d)

About the Author

John McManners is a Fellow of All Souls College, and Regius Professor Emeritus of Ecclesiastical History at the University of Oxford. He has written extensively on French and European history. His fifth book, Death and the Enlightenment (OUP, 1981), was awarded the Wolfson Literary Prize for History, and was one of The Times ten best non-fiction books of the year.

Table of Contents

List of Maps
Introduction, John McManners
1. FROM THE ORIGINS TO 1800 The Early Christian Community, Henry Chadwick
2. From Rome to the Barbarian Kingdoms (330 - 700), Robert A. Markus
3. The West: The Age of Conversion (700 - 1050), Henry Mayr-Harting
4. Eastern Christendom, Kallistos Ware
5. Christianity and Islam, Jeremy Johns
6. Christian Civilization (1050 - 1400), Colin Morris
7. The Late Medieval Church and its Reformation (1400 - 1600), Patrick Collinson
8. Enlightenment: Secular and Christian (1600 - 1800), John McManners
9. The Expansion of Christianity (1500 - 1800), John McManners
10. CHRISTIANITY SINCE 1800 Great Britain and Europe, Owen Chadwick
11. North America, Martin Marty
12. Latin America, Fredrick Pike
13. Africa, Peter Hinchliff
14. Asia, Kenneth and Helen Ballhatchet
15. The Orthodox Churches of Eastern Europe, Sergei Hackel
16. CHRISTIANITY TODAY AND TOMORROW What Christians Believe, Maurice Wiles
17. New Images of Christian Community, Bryan Wilson
18. The Christian Conscience, Basil Mitchell
19. The Future of Christianity, John Taylor
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