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Brief History of Christianity by Carter Lindberg

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Charting the rise and development of Christianity, Carter Lindberg has succeeded in writing a concise and compelling history of the world's largest religion. He spans over 2,000 years of colorful incident to give an authoritative history of Christianity for both the general reader and the beginning student. The book ranges from the missionary journeys of the apostles to the tele-evangelism of the twenty-first century; demonstrates how the Christian community received and forged its identity from its development of the Bible to the present day; covers topics fundamental to understanding the course of Western Christianity, including the growth of the papacy, heresy and schism, reformation and counter-reformation; and, includes an introduction to the historiography of Christianity, a note on the problems of periodization, an appendix on theological terms, and a useful bibliography.This book presents an authoritative yet succinct history, written to appeal to a general audience as well as students of the history of Christianity. It is written by internationally regarded theologian, Carter Lindberg, who is the author of numerous titles on theology and Church history.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405110471
ISBN-10: 1405110473
Format: Paperback
(189mm x 137mm x 17mm)
Pages: 232
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 28-Oct-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Books By Author Carter Lindberg

European Reformations Sourcebook by Carter Lindberg European Reformations Sourcebook, Hardback (May 2014)

This revised and expanded volume brings together a carefully-selected collection of primary sources drawn from medieval and sixteenth-century texts. Particularly notable for its comprehensive coverage, it consolidates a broad range of important documents, which until now, have been scattered through numerous volumes of primary materials.

European Reformations by Carter Lindberg European Reformations, Hardback (June 2009)

Updated with the best of recent scholarship, while maintaining its hallmark features, the second edition of the The European Reformations is an outstanding introduction to the sixteenth-century reformations in Europe. New sections include coverage of the Catholic Reformation, the Counter-Reformation, and the Reformation in Britain.

Love by Carter Lindberg Love, Hardback (March 2008)

3,000 years of ideas about the nature of love in Western culture are brought together in this concise history. By blending the works of many scholars and examining the significant lives, works, and movements associated with love, Love: A Brief History Through Western Christianity traces the evolution and impact of this timeless topic.

Brief History of Christianity by Carter Lindberg Brief History of Christianity, Hardback (October 2005)

Charting the rise and development of Christianity, Carter Lindberg has succeeded in writing a concise and compelling history of the world's largest religion. He spans over 2,000 years of colorful incident to give an authoritative history of Christianity for both the general reader and the beginning student.

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Author Biography - Carter Lindberg

Carter Lindberg is Professor Emeritus of Church History at Boston University. His recent publications include The Pietist Theologians (2004), The Reformation Theologians (2001), The European Reformations Sourcebook (1999), and The European Reformations (1996), all available via Blackwell Publishing.

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