Christianity Through the Cenuries A History of the Christian Church

ISBN-10: 0310208122

ISBN-13: 9780310208129

Edition: 3rd 1996 (Revised)

Authors: Earle E. Cairns

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List price: $39.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Zondervan
Publication date: 11/19/1996
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 560
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.442
Language: English

Earle E. Cairns (PhD, University of Nebraska) was professor emeritus at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois. He was a member of the American Society of Church History, the American Historical Association, and the Conference on Faith and History.

Charts, Maps, Pictures and Credits
Ancient Church History (B.C., A.D.)
The Spread of Christianity in the Empire to 100
The Fullness of the Time
On This Rock
To the Jew First
Also to the Greek
The Books and the Parchments
With the Bishops and the Deacons The Struggle of the Old Catholic Imperial Church for Survival
Christ or Caesar
Fables or Sound Doctrine
Earnestly Contending for the Faith
The Church Closes Ranks The Supremacy of the Old Catholic Imperial Church, 313 - 590
The Church Faces the Empire and the Barbarians
Conciliar Controversy and Creedal Development
The Golden Age of Church Fathers
The Christianity of the Cloisters
Hierarchical and Liturgical Developments Medieval Church History The Rise of the Empire and Latin-Teutonic Christianity
The First Medieval Pope
Christian Losses and Expansion
The Revival of Imperialism in the West Ebb and Flow in Relationships Between Church and State, 800-1054
The Emergence of the Holy Roman Empire
Revival and Schism in the Church The Supremacy of the Papacy
The Zenith of Papal Power
Crusaders and Reformers
Medieval Learning and Worship Medieval Sunset and Modern Sunrise, 1305-1517
Attempts at Internal Reform
The Papacy Faces External Opposition Modern Church History 1517 and After Reformation and Counter-Reformation, 1517-1648
The Background of Reformation
Luther and the German Reformation
The Reformation in Switzerland
The Reformed Faith Outside Switzerland
The Reformation and Puritanism in England
Counter-Reformation and Evaluation Rationalism, Revivalism, and Denominationalism, 1648-1789
The Establishment of Christianity in North America
Rationalism, Revivalism, and Roman Catholicism Revivalism, Missions, and Modernism, 1789-1914
Roman Catholic Victories and Vicissitudes
Religion and Reform in Great Britain and Europe
Foes of the Faith
The American Church in the National Era Church and Society in Tension Since 1914
The Church in Changing World Culture
The Decline of Liberal, Neo-Orthodox, and Radical Theologies
The Rise of Ecumenical Organization
Evangelical Unity in Diversity
Decline and Expansion in Church Growth
Conclusion: Problems, Patterns, and Prospects
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