Church History in Plain Language

ISBN-10: 0718025539

ISBN-13: 9780718025533

Edition: 3rd 2008

Authors: Bruce L. Shelley
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Description: With more than 275,000 copies sold, this is the story of the Church for today's readers. This third edition improves the most engaging and readable single-volume history of the Church by bringing the story into the twenty-first century. Faced with some astonishing changes in the Islamic world, a global resurgence of Roman Catholicism, the decline of Christianity in the West coupled with the rapid growth of evangelical and Pentecostal Christianity in the southern and eastern hemispheres, readers need a current explanation with intellectual substance that will provide historical context and update readers on all these new developments. The new edition of Church History in Plain Language does that in a stimulating manner, and it promises to be the new standard for readable Church History. Features include: Includes contemporary developments, such as the growth of Christianity in China and the rise of global Islam

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Book details

List price: $29.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Thomas Nelson Incorporated
Publication date: 12/2/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 1.606
Language: English

Dr. Bruce Shelley was Senior Professor of Church History and Historical Theology at Denver Theological Seminary. Henbsp;held the M.Div. degree from Fuller Theological Seminary and Ph.D. from the University of Iowa. Among his previous publications are The Church: God's People; Evangelicalism in America; and The Cross and the Flame.

Foreword
Prologue
The Age of Jesus and the Apostles 6 BC-AD 70
Away with the King: The Jesus Movement
Wineskins: Old and New: The Gospel to the Gentiles
The Age of Catholic Christianity 70-312
Only Worthless People: Catholic Christianity
If the Tiber Floods: The Persecution of Christians
Arguing about the Event: The Rise of Orthodoxy
The Rule of Books: The Formation of the Bible
The School for Sinners: The Power of Bishops
Apostles to Intellectuals: The Alexandrians
The Age of the Christian Roman Empire 312-590
Laying Her Sceptre Down: The Conversion of the Empire
Splitting Important Hairs: The Doctrine of the Trinity
Emmanuel!: Christ in the Creeds
Exiles from Life: The Beginnings of Monasticism
The Sage of the Ages: Augustine
Peter as "Pontifex Maximus": The Beginnings of the Papacy
Somewhere Between Heaven and Earth: Eastern Orthodoxy
Bending the Necks of Victors: Mission to the Barbarians
The Christian Middle Ages 590-1517
God's Consul: Gregory the Great
The Search for Unity: Charlemagne and Christendom
Lifted in a Mystic Manner: The Papacy and the Crusader
The Nectar of Learning: Scholasticism
A Song to Lady Poverty: The Apostolic Life-Style
Sleeping Men and the Law of Necessity: The Decline of the Papacy
Judgment in the Process of Time: Wyclif and Hus
The Age of the Reformation 1517-1648
A Wild Boar in the Vineyard: Martin Luther and Protestantism
Radical Discipleship: The Anabaptists
Thrust into the Game: John Calvin
The Curse upon the Crown: The Church of England
"Another Man" at Manresa: The Catholic Reformation
Opening the Rock: America and Asia
The Rule of the Saints: Puritanism
Unwilling to Die for an Old Idea: Denominations
The Age of Reason and Revival 1648-1789
Aiming at the Foundations: The Cult of Reason
The Heart and Its Reasons: Pascal and the Pietists
A Brand from the Burning: Wesley and Methodism
A New Order of the Ages: The Great Awakening
The Age of Progress 1789-1914
The Restoration of Fortresses: Catholicism in the Age of Progress
A New Social Frontier: Nineteenth-Century England
To Earth's Remotest People: Protestant Missions
The Destiny of a Nation: A Christian America
A Bridge for Intelligent Moderns: Protestant Liberalism
Nothing to Lose but Chains: The Social Crisis
The Age of Ideologies 1914-
Graffiti on a Wall of Shame: Twentieth-Century Ideologies
Rootless Immigrants in a Sick Society: American Evangelicals
New Creeds for Breakfast: The Ecumenical Movement
The Medicine of Mercy: Roman Catholicism: Vatican II
Time for a Reverse Flow: Christianity in the Third World
Politics as Noble Calling: Christianity in America's Me Generation
The Global Village: Christianity on the World Scene
Winds from Afar: Christianity at the Birth of the Third Millennium
Epilogue
Notes
List of Popes from Leo I to the Present
Indexes (People, Movements, Events)
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