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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Mark A Noll
|Description:||xii, 356 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 23 cm|
|Contents:||The church pushed out on its own: the fall of Jerusalem (70) --
Realities of empire: the Council of Nicaea (325) --
Doctrine, politics, and life in the word: the Council of Chalcedon (451) --
The monastic rescue of the church: Benedict's Rule (530) --
The culmination of Christendom: the coronation of Charlemagne (800) --
Division between east and west: the Great Schism (1054) --
The beginnings of protestantism: the Diet of Worms (1521) --
A new Europe: the English act of supremacy (1534) --
Catholic reform and worldwide outreach: the founding of the Jesuits (1540) --
The new piety: the conversion of the Wesleys (1738) --
Discontents of the modern west: the French Revolution (1789) --
A faith for all the world: the Edinburgh Missionary Conference (1910) --
Mobilizing for the future: the Second Vatican Council (1962-65) and the Lausanne Congress on World Evangelization (1974).
|Responsibility:||Mark A. Noll.|
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. --from publisher description.
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