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The Oxford illustrated history of Christianity

Author: John McManners; Rogers D. Spotswood Collection.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Written by nineteen leading scholars, this illustrated general history tells the story of Christianity from its origins to the present day. Includes a chronology of events.
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
Pictorial works
Ouvrages illustrés
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Oxford illustrated history of Christianity.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1990
(OCoLC)551278577
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John McManners; Rogers D. Spotswood Collection.
ISBN: 0198229283 9780198229285
OCLC Number: 20992284
Description: xi, 724 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction / John McManners --
The early Christian community / Henry Chadwick --
From Rome to the barbarian kingdoms (330-700) / Robert A. Markus --
The West : the age of conversion (700-1050) / Henry Mayr-Harting --
Eastern Christendom / Kallistos Ware --
Christianity and Islam / Jeremy Johns --
Christian civilization (1050-1400) / Colin Morris --
The Late Medieval Church and its reformation (1400-1600) / Patrick Collinson --
Enlightenment : secular and Christian (1600-1800) / John McManners --
The expansion of Christianity (1500-1800) / John McManners. Great Britain and Europe / Owen Chadwick --
North America / Martin Marty --
Latin America / Fredrick Pike --
Africa / Peter Hinchliff --
Asia / Kenneth and Helen Ballhatchet --
The Orthodox churches of Eastern Europe / Sergei Hackel. What Christians believe / Maurice Wiles --
New images of Christian community / Bryan Wilson --
The Christian conscience / Basil Mitchell --
The future of Christianity / John Taylor.
Responsibility: edited by John McManners.
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Tells the story of Christianity from its origins to the present day, spanning 2000 years of incident. Every aspect of the faith is explored, and the richness of Christian art and thought in a wide  Read more...

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