Introduction to the History of Christianity

Introduction to the History of Christianity

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A revised, re-illustrated and enlarged edition of the authoritative and classic Lion Handbook: History of Christianity. With many new photographs, illustrations, maps, charts, and timelines, the inviting new full-colour format tells the dramatic, intriguing, and often surprising story of Christians in their 2000-year journey to the present day. Tim Dowley's masterful one-volume survey of church history is completely revised and updated. This new edition retains the best of the original while extending the usefulness of the book as a primary text for students and interested individual readers more

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  • Paperback | 616 pages
  • 195 x 240 x 40mm | 1,672g
  • Lion Hudson Plc
  • Lion Books
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0745956882
  • 9780745956886
  • 196,867

About Tim Dowley

Dr Tim Dowley is a historian and a prolific author and editor of Bible resources for adults and children. He has also written popular biographies of J.S. Bach and Robert Schumann. He lives with his wife and three children in Dulwich, south more

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"This fine handbook... with its charts, maps, diagrams and colour illustrations, will help readers through the maze of complex Christian history." The New York Times "If you have only one church history book, this should be it." Christianity Today "This is a book whose honesty, scholarship, and general attractiveness commend it even to the non-religious reader." Publishers Weeklyshow more