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A history of Christianity

Latourette, Kenneth Scott

A history of Christianity

by Latourette, Kenneth Scott

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Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Church history

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementKenneth Scott Latourette.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR145 .L28
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvii, 1516 p. :
    Number of Pages1516
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6132557M
    LC Control Number53005004
    OCLC/WorldCa287115

    Books on the context in which the Jesus sect arose within Judaism: Bart Ehrman, Jesus: Apocalyptic Prophet of the New Millennium () E.P. Sanders, The Historical Figure of Jesus () Geza Vermes, Jesus the Jew () Maurice Casey, Jesus. Paul Johnson's "History of Christianity" is an in-depth history of the Christian church, from the first century through most of the 20th century. It is a deep, intellectual dive into church history. This is an institutional and ideological history of the Christian church.

      A History of Christianity (), which was adapted into a six-part BBC television series, was awarded the Cundill and Hessel-Tiltman Prizes. His Gifford Lectures at the University of Edinburgh were published in as Silence: A Christian History. His most recent television series () was Sex and the Church. He was knighted in show more/5(K). A History of the Corruptions of Christianity, published by Joseph Johnson in , was the fourth part of 18th-century Dissenting minister Joseph Priestley's Institutes of .

    Here, then, are our top ten Christian history starter books. For an anchor against the current media "war blitz," pick one that matches your interests and begin reading.   This book does not disappoint. If you have never read about Christian history or if you engage it as a hobby, such as I do, Diana Butler Bass takes you on an exciting tour of Christian history while continuing to emphasize the spiritual practices and disciplines utilized by followers of the Way at the various time periods.5/5(4).


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Starting with Christianity's origins as a Jewish sect, the author shows how Europe was converted; and then how the Christian faith was accepted by the Americas, Cited by: 2. to read + pages of christianity's history is to read + pages of world history since christianity has been a prime mover of human history.

every continent and every religion has found a place of clarity in this book. it does not disappoint. whereas it is true that to cover years of human and religious history, the writer must default to an inch and a half below the surface and some /5().

An excellent "quick overview" of the history of Christianity. Very good as a general reference and an easy to read and informative book giving the reader a good knowledge of the major movements, concepts and individuals in the history of the faith.

It IS NOT a scholarly reference source that deals with the detailed history of Christianity/5(16). If you’re looking for a good book on the history of Christianity with high amount of researching and deep intellectual insight, “The Faith” is just the one.

() The author, Brian Moynahan, is a graduate of Cambridge University in history with a long career in journalism (The Sunday Times)/5(18). A history of the growth and development of Christianity, from the ministry of Christ to the midth century, from a conservative Protestant perspective.

The geographical scope of the work is global, and it gives attention to the history of Christian theology as well as other aspects/5. Paul Johnsons A History of Christianity is a sincere and fascinating (and I do mean fascinating*) effort to tell the multifaceted and incredibly complex story of the development of the followers of Jesus Christ/5.

The New York Times bestseller and definitive history of Christianity for our time—from the award-winning author of The Reformation and Silence A product of electrifying scholarship conveyed with commanding skill, Diarmaid MacCulloch's Christianity goes back to the origins of the Hebrew Bible and encompasses the globe.

It captures the major turning points in Catholic, Protestant, and Orthodox Cited by: Christianity, one of the world's great religions, has had an incalculable impact on human history. This book, now the most comprehensive and up to date single volume work in English, describes not only the main ideas and personalities of Christian history, its organisation and spirituality, but how it has changed politics, sex, and human society/5().

History of Christianity. Books about Church History / the History of Christianity. Score. A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.

The sections on Christianity's expansion eastwards and the tragic history of the churches of central Asia, still a little-known and under-researched subject, are among the very best in the book.

How can one get to grips with a subject as huge as the history of Christianity, a year-old religion with adherents in every corner of the globe. The popular and distinguished Oxford historian, Diarmaid MacCulloch, recommends books that will help you make a start.

The topic you’ve chosen is the history of Christianity, which is pretty huge. A History of Christianity: The First Three Thousand Years is a book by the British ecclesiastical historian Diarmaid MacCulloch.

It is a survey of Christianity from its earliest : Diarmaid MacCulloch. The Christian Bible is a collection of 66 books written by various authors.

It’s divided into two parts: The Old Testament and the New Testament. History of Christianity. Explore our list of History of Christianity Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Selected chapters from “A History of Christianity” by Kenneth Scott Latourette Vol.

1, pp. The Pre-Christian Course of Mankind. The general setting of Christianity in history. The youth of Christianity. The limited area of early Christianity. The unpromising rootage of Christianity. The immediate background of Christianity: Judaism.

A History of Christianity will be fascinating reading for anyone interested in one of the most powerful influences on global civilization. Starting with Christianity's origins as a Jewish sect, the author shows how Europe was converted; and then how the Christian faith was accepted by the Americas, much of Africa and parts of the : 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 n by an international team of specialists, this comprehensive volume covers the full 3/5(1).

A History of Christian Missions was written by Stephen Neill in It was revised by Owen Chadwick in Roughly the first half of the book covers the expansion of the church from the New Testament era until The second half covers the expansion during the period from to /5.

The history of Christianity concerns the Christian religion, Christendom, and the Church with its various denominations, from the 1st century to the present. Christianity originated with the ministry of Jesus in the 1st century Roman province of ing to the Gospels, Jesus was a Jewish teacher and healer who proclaimed the imminent kingdom of God and was crucified c.

AD 30–. Each paragraph of this classic brick-of-a-book has shelves devoted to it; the standard initial history, it thus forms the foundation of many a Christianity library.

A great baseline. Read full review3/5(2). Just curious as to what some of you think are the best/most accurate/objective books on Christian history. I've just finished Diarmaid MacCullock's "A History of Christianity: The First Three Thousand Years" upon Christopher Hitchen's recommendation in one of his final debates (certainly more objective than his own account).Christianity, one of the world’s great religions, has had an incalculable impact on human history.

This book, now the most comprehensive and up to date single volume work in English, describes not only the main ideas and personalities of Christian history, its organisation and spirituality, but how it has changed politics, sex, and human society/5(16).