The Triumph of Christianity : How the Jesus Movement Became the World's Largest Religion
Celebrated religious and social historian Rodney Starktraces the extraordinary rise of Christianity through its most pivotal andcontroversial moments to offer fresh perspective on the history of the world'slargest religion. In The Triumph of Christianity, the author of God'sBattalions and The Rise of Christianity gathers and refines decadesof powerful research and discovery into one concentrated, concise, and highlyreadable volume that explores Christianity's most crucial episodes. The uniqueformat of Triumph of Christianity allows Stark to avoid densechronologies and difficult back stories, bringing readers right to the heart ofChristian history's most vital controversies and enduring lessons.
- Paperback | 272 pages
- 149.86 x 228.6 x 38.1mm | 521.63g
- 13 Dec 2012
- HarperCollins Publishers Inc
- New York, United States
Back cover copy
In The Triumph of Christianity, acclaimed religious and social historianRodney Stark explains how an obscure Jewish sect became the largestreligion in the world and presents the real story behind the tragediesand triumphs that have shaped the trajectory of the Christian faith--and indeed, much of global history.
2012 Book of the Year --World Magazine"