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This edition was published in by Zondervan in Grand Rapids, Mich..

Written in English

This book is a church history text that integrates the events and development of the church with the social, economic, and intellectual history of the world around it. Volume one explores the development of the church from the days of Jesus to the years prior to the Reformation. Filled with maps, charts, and illustrations, it offers overviews of the Roman, Greek, and Jewish worlds; insights into the church’s relationship to the Roman empire, with glimpses into pagan attitudes toward Christians; the place of art and architecture, literature and philosophy, both sacred and secular; and much more, spanning the time from the first through the thirteenth centuries. - Publisher.

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Church history

First published in 2005



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This book is a church history text that integrates the events and development of the church with the social, economic, and intellectual history of the world around it. Volume one explores the development of the church from the days of Jesus to the years prior to the Reformation. Filled with maps, charts, and illustrations, it offers overviews of the Roman, Greek, and Jewish worlds; insights into the church’s relationship to the Roman empire, with glimpses into pagan attitudes toward Christians; the place of art and architecture, literature and philosophy, both sacred and secular; and much more, spanning the time from the first through the thirteenth centuries. - Publisher.

Church history

This edition was published in by Zondervan in Grand Rapids, Mich..


Table of Contents

v. 1. From Christ to pre-Reformation.
The setting for the story's beginning
Jesus and the beginnings of the church
The subapostolic age
The church and the empire
Heresies and schisms of the second century
The defense against rival interpretations
The fathers of the old Catholic Church and their problems
Church life in the second and third centuries
Development of the church during the third century
Diocletian and Constantine : on the threshold of the fourth century
The church in the fourth century : doctrine, organization, and literature
The church in the fourth and early fifth centuries : monasticism, expansion, life, and worship
Christological controversies to Chalcedon
Augustine, Pelagius, and Semipelagianism
Transitions to the Middle Ages : Germanic migrations, doctrinal developments, and the papacy
Eastern and Western churches in the fifth and sixth centuries
The Eastern church from the seventh to eleventh centuries
The Western church from the seventh to ninth centuries
Decline and renewal of vitality in the West : the ninth to eleventh centuries --The papal reform movement and the First Crusade
Intellectual revival : the rise of scholasticism
Monastic, literary, poltical, and cultural activities in the twelfth century
The glory of the Western medieval church : the thirteenth century
Portents of decline
v. 2. From Reformation to the present times.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

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Dewey Decimal Class
270
Library of Congress
BR145.3 .F47 2005

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Open Library
OL3296437M
ISBN 10
0310205808, 0310257433
LC Control Number
2004020348
Library Thing
673216
Goodreads
1179686
1929995

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