A Pocket Guide to Christian History
An accessible, down-to-earth introduction to the central aspects of Christian history, this Pocket Guide includes the stories of its key events and characters, bringing a wide range of chronological, geographical and doctrinal history vividly to life. From the early church to the twenty-first century, this concise and fascinating book is a lively survey of the world's most widespread religion. Covering topics as diverse as the Apostles and Constantine, the Celtic Church and the division between East and West, the Reformation and the Enlightenment to the modern age, this is an indispensable resource for understanding a truly global phenomenon: Christianity.
- Paperback | 224 pages
- 124 x 178 x 16mm | 662.24g
- 01 Sep 2009
- Lion Hudson Plc
- Lion Books
- Oxford, United Kingdom
- black & white illustrations
About Kevin O'Donnell
KEVIN O'DONNELL is an Anglican priest who was an RE teacher both before and after theological training at St Stephen's House, Oxford. Before returning to parish ministry in 1999 he was chaplain at Heathfield School, Ascot. He is the author of a number of RE text books and contributor to others.
"This is a marvel of scholarly compression and clarity; but it's more than that, because it helps the reader understand the Bible as a theological whole." --Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury