Timeline Charts of the Western Church

Timeline Charts of the Western Church

by Susan Lynn Peterson


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ISBN-13: 9780310223535
Publisher: Zondervan
Publication date: 10/28/1999
Series: ZondervanChartsSeries Series
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Susan Lynn Peterson (PhD, University of Texas at Arlington) has many years of teaching experience, most recently as a professor of church history at the Episcopal Theological Seminary (Bloy House) at Claremont in California.

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This book is a true masterwork and deserves a place of honour in anyone's library. Beginning with the reign of Herod Antipas, Peterson constructs a timeline that relates the evolution of the Western Church while describing people and events in the wider culture. What was notable in the year 1619? John Calvin enunciated the doctrine of irresistible grace, Pope Innocent X condemned it, and the first black slaves arrived in Jamestown. When did Americans first celebrate Thanksgiving? In 1630, as the Catholic church initiated the debate on 'receptionism', the Massachusetts Bay colony was established and the great migration from Europe to America began. Birthdate of John Wesley? 1703. In what year did the US Supreme Court outlaw school prayer? 1963, the same year C.S. Lewis died. This book is readable, comprehensive and endlessly interesting. Highly recommended for students, professors, lay readers and anyone involved in historical research. Certainly, no minister's library is complete without it. Peterson has produced a remarkable scholarly text and succeeded in making it enjoyable.