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New short history of the Catholic Church

Author: Norman Tanner
Publisher: New York : Burns & Oates, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Here is a one volume history of the Christian people from Pentecost to the present day, with principal focus on the Catholic Church. Having passed AD 2000 it seems appropriate and necessary to have a new short history of the first two millenia of the Christian era. In the last half century there has been a massive amount of research into Church history, published in learned articles and in multi volume works. Full  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Norman Tanner
ISBN: 9780860124559 086012455X
OCLC Number: 535494773
Description: xv, 260 pages : map ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Pentecost to the fourth century --
2. Early Middle Ages, 400 to 1054 --
3. Central and late Middle Ages --
4. Early modern Catholicism,1500 to 1800 --
5. Nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Responsibility: Norman Tanner.
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