CHURCH HISTORY IN PLAIN LANGUAGE FOURTH EDITION

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Church History In Plain Language

Author : Bruce Shelley
ISBN : 9781401676858
Genre : Religion
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With more than 315,000 copies sold, this is the story of the church for today’s readers. The fourth edition of Shelley’s classic one-volume history of the church brings the story of Christianity into the twenty-first century. This latest edition of the book takes a close look at the rapid growth of evangelical and Pentecostal Christianity in the southern hemisphere, addresses the decline in traditional mainline denominations, examines the influence of technology on the spread of the gospel, and discusses how Christianity intersects with other religions in countries all over the world. This concise book provides an easy-to-read guide to church history with intellectual substance. The new edition of Church History in Plain Language promises to be the new standard for readable church history. Features include: Includes contemporary developments related to the spread of the gospel Discusses how technology has an impact on how the church worships and grows Covers the explosion of Christianity in the southern hemisphere
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Church History In Plain Language

Author : Bruce Shelley
ISBN : 9781418530051
Genre : Religion
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It's about time that someone wrote church history that tells about people, not just about "eras" and "ages." Church History in Plain Language taps the roots of our Christian family tree. It combines authoritative research with a captivating style to bring our heritage home to us.
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Church History In Plain Language

Author : Bruce L. Shelley
ISBN : 1401676316
Genre : Religion
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With more than 315,000 copies sold, this is the story of the church for today's readers. The fourth edition of Shelley's classic one-volume history of the church brings the story of Christianity into the twenty-first century. This latest edition of the book takes a close look at the rapid growth of evangelical and Pentecostal Christianity in the southern hemisphere, addresses the decline in traditional mainline denominations, examines the influence of technology on the spread of the gospel, and discusses how Christianity intersects with other religions in countries all over the world. This concise book provides an easy-to-read guide to church history with intellectual substance. The new edition of Church History in Plain Language promises to be the new standard for readable church history. Features include: Includes contemporary developments related to the spread of the gospel Discusses how technology has an impact on how the church worships and grows Covers the explosion of Christianity in the southern hemisphere
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Turning Points

Author : Mark A. Noll
ISBN : 9781441238801
Genre : Religion
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In this popular introduction to church history, now in its third edition, Mark Noll isolates key events that provide a framework for understanding the history of Christianity. The book presents Christianity as a worldwide phenomenon rather than just a Western experience. Now organized around fourteen key moments in church history, this well-received text provides contemporary Christians with a fuller understanding of God as he has revealed his purpose through the centuries. This new edition includes a new preface; updates throughout the book; revised "further readings" for each chapter; and two new chapters, including one spotlighting Vatican II and Lausanne as turning points of the recent past. Students in academic settings and church adult education contexts will benefit from this one-semester survey of Christian history.
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The Story Of The Christian Church

Author : Jesse Lyman Hurlbut
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Genre : Religion
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This classic textbook is organized as follows: Chapter I. The Six General Periods of Church History Chapter II. The Pentecostal Church Chapter III. The Expanding Church Chapter IV. The Church Among the Gentiles Chapter V. The Age of Shadows Chapter VI. The Imperial Persecutions Chapter VII. The Persecuted Church Chapter VIII. The Persecuted Church, 100-313 A. D. Chapter IX. The Imperial Church Chapter X. The Imperial Church Chapter XI. The Imperial Church Chapter XII.. The Medieval Church Chapter XIII. The Medieval Church Chapter XIV. The Medieval Church Chapter XV. The Medieval Church Chapter XVI. The Medieval Church Chapter XVII. The Medieval Church Chapter XVIII. Fifth General Period Chapter XIX. The Reformed Church Chapter XX. The Reformed Church Chapter XXI. The Modern Church Chapter XXII.. The Modern Church Chapter XXIII. The Christian Churches in the United States Chapter XXIV. The Christian Churches in the United States
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Christian History Made Easy

Author : Timothy Paul Jones
ISBN : 9781596363281
Genre : Religion
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This fantastic book by Dr Timothy Paul Jones summarizes the most important events in Christian history - from the time of Jesus to today - in 13 easy chapters. Dozens of photos, quotes and websites to make learning more fun.
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The Democratization Of American Christianity

Author : Nathan O. Hatch
ISBN : 9780300044706
Genre : Democracy
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"In this prize-winning book Nathan O. Hatch offers a provocative reassessment of religion and culture in the early days of the American republic, arguing that during this period American Christianity was democratized and common people became powerful actors on the religious scene. Hatch examines five distinct traditions or mass movements that emerged early in the nineteenth century£the Christian movement, Methodism, the Baptist movement, the black churches, and the Mormons£showing how all offered compelling visions of individual potential and collective aspiration to the unschooled and unsophisticated" -- Publisher description.
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Theology For Ordinary People

Author : Bruce L. Shelley
ISBN : 083081342X
Genre : Religion
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Theology is not just for theologians. In our everyday lives, says Bruce Shelley, theology is nothing more than the beliefs Christians use to describe truth. It's necessary, important and accessible to all of us. To prove his point, the popular author of Christian History in Plain Language lays out the basic beliefs of our faith in an appealing, conversational style. "Throughout these chapters," Shelley says, "I have tried to imagine a long walk with a friend, new Christian or non-Christian, who jas just asked me, 'What do you mean by the Christian faith?' " Here is the answer, including the Garden and the Fall, the cross, God the Trinity and the mystery of suffering in our world. At the end of this "walk," you will know for certain: This is an extraordinary book for ordinary people.
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A Short History Of The Early Church

Author : Harry R. Boer
ISBN : 0802813399
Genre : Religion
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A lucid and concise account of the peole, places, institutions, events, and ideas that made a difference in the development of the Christian faith. Discussion questions following each chapter aid the reader in reflection and rview.
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