The New Lion Handbook : The History of Christianity
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.
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- Paperback | 560 pages
- 151 x 216 x 34mm | 1,040g
- 19 Jun 2009
- Lion Hudson Plc
- Lion Books
- Oxford, United Kingdom
- New edition
- New edition
- colour illustrations throughout
About Jonathan Hill
Jonathan Hill has a first class degree in Philosophy and Theology from Oxford University and an MPhil in Theology,also from Oxford. An experienced editor and writer, his books for Lion include The History of Christian Thought, Big Questions and What Has Christianity Ever Done for Us?