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by George Herring

Author: George Herring
Subcategory: World
Language: English
Publisher: Continuum Intl Pub Group (July 9, 2006)
Pages: 288 pages
Category: History
Rating: 4.6
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No staid, laborious introduction to its subject, Introduction to the History of Christianity offers an inviting and .

No staid, laborious introduction to its subject, Introduction to the History of Christianity offers an inviting and informative overview of this rich religious tradition. He has taught history in higher education for over 25 years and currently teaches part time for the Schools of Lifelong Education at York and Bradford Universities. Brief biography from Dr Herring's publisher, Bloomsbury. Books by George Herring

No staid, laborious introduction to its subject, Introduction to the History of Christianity offers an inviting and . Church historian Herring's (What Was the Oxford Movement? ) newest book can be seen as a textbook and probably will be used as such

No staid, laborious introduction to its subject, Introduction to the History of Christianity offers an inviting and informative overview of this rich religious tradition. Church historian Herring's (What Was the Oxford Movement? ) newest book can be seen as a textbook and probably will be used as such. But to view it only as that would be a mistake because it is also. Introduction to the history of Christianity.

The broad under An Introduction to the History of Christianity is a beautifully crafted and clearly written .

This book will adopt an approach radically different to that of many general Church histories in terms of length, structure and presentation. The broad underlying theme of the book will be the interraction between Christianity and the secular world, exploring how the one has shaped and been shaped in its turn by the other.

George Hering's Book is the fruit of a long career in teaching and offers an excellent introduction to Church history up to the time of the Enlighten ment, botrh for undergraduates and a wider readership" "Theological and other issues are constantly intertwined and the author's judgements ar. .

George Hering's Book is the fruit of a long career in teaching and offers an excellent introduction to Church history up to the time of the Enlighten ment, botrh for undergraduates and a wider readership" "Theological and other issues are constantly intertwined and the author's judgements are very careful and thoroughly backed up by evidence highly readable.

Christianity is the world s largest religion, and has had a profound impact on the course of civilization. No staid, laborious introduction to its subject, Introduction to the History of Christianity offers an inviting and informative overview of this rich religious tradition. Introduction to the History of Christianity is a beautifully crafted and clearly written introduction to Christianity over its 2000 year history. The broad underlying theme of the book is the interaction between Christianity and the secular world, exploring how one has shaped and been shaped by the other. The volume does not attempt to cover the whole of Christian history in detail. Format Paperback 350 pages.

Tam incelemeyi okuyun. He is the author of 'What Was the Oxford Movement?' also published by Continuum.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-353) and index. Introduction to the History of Christianity is a clearly written introduction to Christianity over its 2000 year history.

If you are looking for an introduction to church history that gives a balanced overview of 2,000 years, this is not the book. Herring is concerned to understand how Christianity, as a religion that both embraces and insulates itself from culture, develops authority, relies upon tradition, how it reforms and expresses authority. He does not ignore traditional historical categories, but he has special concerns about the Church's authority and its ongoing reform. One example should make this clear.

An ideal introduction to the history, sources & methods, and key figures of Christian thought. An engaging introduction to core topics of Christianity discussing them in relation to the Bible and key theologians. This classic text introduces the central ideas and developments of the European Reformations to readers of history and theology. HISTORICAL THEOLOGY is a great book for seminary students or any just interested in theology. McGrath covers a lot of material in a relatively short book, and he keeps it interesting throughout.

Introduction to the History of Christianity is a clearly written introduction to Christianity over its 2000 year history.The broad underlying theme of the book is the interaction between Christianity and the secular world, exploring how one has shaped and been shaped by the other. The volume does not attempt to cover the whole of Christian history in detail. It focuses on three key chronological periods pivotal in the development of Christianity: Christ and Caesar, Christianity circa 300-500; Expansion and Order, Latin Christendom, circa 1050-1250; and Grace and Authority, Western Christianity, circa 1450-1650, as well as a concluding section on Christianity in the modern world, providing illustrative snapshots of the tradition over the course of its long development. In addition, the volume includes maps, quotations from primary source material, a glossary, and a further reading section.