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This is an illustrated survey of Christianity's role in the history of European civilization. The authors, all leading scholars in their fields, have interpreted Christianity in its widest sense, emphasizing its social and cultural impact and exploring the religious life of ordinary people as well as the rituals of cardinals and kings. The book's copious illustrations form an integral part of the story and bring much that seems remote or obscure into vivid focus.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 328 pages
  • 221.2 x 301.2 x 28.4mm | 1,388.01g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 353 illustrations, 85 in colour
  • 0500283982
  • 9780500283981
  • 1,557,380

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'As good a history of Christianity as I know... I cannot recommend this illuminating, truly catholic, honest history too highly' - The Methodist Recorder 'A magnificent production' - The Church Times 'A fine, illuminating and illuminated book' - The Irish Press
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Table of contents

The Ancient World 1. Christianity in the Roman Empire 2. The Rise of Christian Art A Conquering Mission 3. The Conversion of the Barbarian Peoples The Eastern Church 4. The Greek Church and the Peoples of Eastern Europe The Age of Faith 5. Medieval Christendom The Religion of the People 6. Popular Religious Movements in the Middle Ages Christianity at the Crossroads 7. The Age of Reformation 8. The Social Impact of Puritanism Counter-Reformation Europe 9. Religion in the Age of the Baroque The Crisis of the Nineteenth Century 10. Christianity and Industrial Society The American Experience 11. Religion at the Grass-Roots Modernity and Change 12. Christianity in the Contemporary World
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