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The Resource A new history of Christianity, Hans J. Hillerbrand

A new history of Christianity, Hans J. Hillerbrand

Label
A new history of Christianity
Title
A new history of Christianity
Statement of responsibility
Hans J. Hillerbrand
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hillerbrand, Hans Joachim
Dewey number
270.09
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BR145.3
LC item number
.H55 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Church history
Label
A new history of Christianity, Hans J. Hillerbrand
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
By way of introduction: Reflection 1 : whose story? -- 1. The first four centuries -- The beginning -- Early expansion -- The Christian assemblies -- Persecution -- The triumph -- The emergence of Christian writings -- Theological clarification -- The theologians -- The creeds -- Diversity and heresy -- The monastic impulse -- Reflection 2 : Church and society in the shadow of Constantine -- 2. The medieval church in the West. The heavenly and the earthly kingdom : church and state -- The medieval church : structure and practice -- The renewal of the monastic vision -- The saint : Francis of Assisi -- The theological meaning of the faith : scholasticism -- The church in the East -- The Crusades -- The Christian faith in Asia -- Reflection 3 : Jews and Christians -- 3. The Western Church divides : the Protestant Reformation -- The controversy -- The consequences -- The issues -- The divided house -- The Anabaptist dissent -- The reformer of Geneva : John Calvin -- The Catholic Church in the sixteenth century -- The reform in Europe -- Kings, Queens, and Bishops : Reformation in England -- The Puritan dissent -- Success and failure in France -- The age of confessionalism -- Reflection 4 : studying the faith of the people -- 4. The new challenge : modernity -- The new science -- Religions of the heart -- The turbulent nineteenth century -- Roman Catholicism enters modernity -- The modern missionary impulse -- Christianity in the twentieth century -- Reflection 5 : women in Christianity -- 5. Christianity in the Americas -- The colonial period -- The Protestants arrive -- New churches -- The revivals -- Protestantism and the social order -- The conservative reaction -- The Catholic story -- African American Christianity -- Reflection 6 : Christianity as a global phenomenon -- By way of an epilogue -- Appendix A: Theological currents in the early twenty-first century -- Appendix B: Recurrent themes in the history of Christianity -- Appendix C: On the gap between ideals and practice -- Appendix D: The church moves into the future -- Appendix E: The houses of God : Christianity and material culture
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvii, 427 p.
Isbn
9780687027965
Isbn Type
(pbk : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011025508
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn244064985
  • (OCoLC)244064985
  • 1832339
Label
A new history of Christianity, Hans J. Hillerbrand
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
By way of introduction: Reflection 1 : whose story? -- 1. The first four centuries -- The beginning -- Early expansion -- The Christian assemblies -- Persecution -- The triumph -- The emergence of Christian writings -- Theological clarification -- The theologians -- The creeds -- Diversity and heresy -- The monastic impulse -- Reflection 2 : Church and society in the shadow of Constantine -- 2. The medieval church in the West. The heavenly and the earthly kingdom : church and state -- The medieval church : structure and practice -- The renewal of the monastic vision -- The saint : Francis of Assisi -- The theological meaning of the faith : scholasticism -- The church in the East -- The Crusades -- The Christian faith in Asia -- Reflection 3 : Jews and Christians -- 3. The Western Church divides : the Protestant Reformation -- The controversy -- The consequences -- The issues -- The divided house -- The Anabaptist dissent -- The reformer of Geneva : John Calvin -- The Catholic Church in the sixteenth century -- The reform in Europe -- Kings, Queens, and Bishops : Reformation in England -- The Puritan dissent -- Success and failure in France -- The age of confessionalism -- Reflection 4 : studying the faith of the people -- 4. The new challenge : modernity -- The new science -- Religions of the heart -- The turbulent nineteenth century -- Roman Catholicism enters modernity -- The modern missionary impulse -- Christianity in the twentieth century -- Reflection 5 : women in Christianity -- 5. Christianity in the Americas -- The colonial period -- The Protestants arrive -- New churches -- The revivals -- Protestantism and the social order -- The conservative reaction -- The Catholic story -- African American Christianity -- Reflection 6 : Christianity as a global phenomenon -- By way of an epilogue -- Appendix A: Theological currents in the early twenty-first century -- Appendix B: Recurrent themes in the history of Christianity -- Appendix C: On the gap between ideals and practice -- Appendix D: The church moves into the future -- Appendix E: The houses of God : Christianity and material culture
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvii, 427 p.
Isbn
9780687027965
Isbn Type
(pbk : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011025508
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn244064985
  • (OCoLC)244064985
  • 1832339

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