Concise History of Christianity

ISBN-10: 0534560792

ISBN-13: 9780534560799

Edition: 2nd 1999

Authors: R. Dean Peterson

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This brief and chronologically organized overview of the Christian religious tradition introduces students to the history of the Christian Church, describing the people, places, and ideas that have shaped Christianity. Written in a straightforward, accessible style, this text presents students with at survey of the scholarship of the discipline.
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List price: $73.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 12/10/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.100

R. Dean Peterson received a Ph.D. from St. Louis University and is currently Professor of Sociology and Religious Studies at College of DuPage.

Introductionp. 1
Beginnings (6 B.C.E.-100 C.E.)p. 21
The Faith of the Fathers: Persecution to Establishment (100-500 C.E.)p. 43
The Faith of the Fathers: Controversies and Councils (100-500 C.E.)p. 69
The Church in the Early Middle Ages: Chaos, Darkness, and Emerging Order (500-1000 C.E.)p. 93
The Church in the High Middle Ages: Flowering of Christian Society (1000-1500 C.E.)p. 127
The Church in the High Middle Ages: Reform and Decline (1000-1500 C.E.)p. 153
The Protestant Reformation: A Watershed in History (1500-1600 C.E.)p. 175
The Protestant Reformation: Further Reform and Reaction (1500-1600 C.E.)p. 203
The Aftermath of the Reformation: War, Piety, and Reason (1600-1800 C.E.)p. 227
Christianity in the Modern Era: Change and Challenge (1800-Present)p. 261
Christianity in the Modern Era: From Optimism to Uncertainty (1800-Present)p. 285
Glossaryp. 317
Indexp. 326
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