The New Lion Handbook

The New Lion Handbook : The History of Christianity

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Jonathan Hill's comprehensive survey covers the entire geographical sweep of Christianity as well as its 2,000 years. The main narrative is supplemented by articles on key topics by 40 international experts from the UK, US, Italy, France, Africa, Belgium, Canada, the Netherlands, Japan and Singapore. Beautifully illustrated throughout, this new flexiback edition makes it available to an even wider audience. Areas covered include: Christian beginnings; the Church Fathers; expansion to Africa and the Middle East; the Byzantine Empire; the Dark Ages; the High Middle Ages; the Reformation; Russia and the east; the new age of exploration to Africa, South and North America, India and the Far East from the 15th to 17th centuries; the Enlightenment; the age of Colonialism; the modern world.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 560 pages
  • 152 x 218 x 34mm | 1,038.72g
  • Lion Hudson Plc
  • Lion Books
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Colour illustrations throughout
  • 0745953816
  • 9780745953816
  • 203,134

About Jonathan Hill

JONATHAN HILL has a first class degree in Philosophy and Theology (top of year) from Oxford University and an MPhil in Theology also from Oxford. He has worked in a freelance editorial and writing capacity since leaving Oxford in 1997, and is currently working on Sky News. Jonathan has been highly acclaimed for his keen grasp of theology and philosophy, his engaging writing style and his ability to make often complex subjects accessible to all. Jonathan's books include The Big Questions, The New Lion Handbook: The History of Christianity and The Crucible of Christianity.show more

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