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The Resource Church history in plain language, Bruce L. Shelley ; [foreword by Scott A. Wenig]

Church history in plain language, Bruce L. Shelley ; [foreword by Scott A. Wenig]

Label
Church history in plain language
Title
Church history in plain language
Statement of responsibility
Bruce L. Shelley ; [foreword by Scott A. Wenig]
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1927-
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Shelley, Bruce L.
Dewey number
270
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Church history
Label
Church history in plain language, Bruce L. Shelley ; [foreword by Scott A. Wenig]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 507-515) and indexes
Contents
The age of Jesus and the apostles, 6 BC - AD 70 -- 1. Away with the King : the Jesus movement -- 2. Wineskins : old and new : the gospel to the Gentiles -- The age of catholic Christianity, 70 - 312 -- 3. Only worthless people : Catholic Christianity -- 4. If the Tiber floods : the persecution of Christians -- 5. Arguing about the event : the rise of orthodoxy -- 6. The rule of books : the formation of the Bible -- 7. The school for sinners : the power of bishops -- 8. Apostles to intellectuals : the Alexandrians -- The age of the Christian Roman empire, 312 - 590 -- 9. Laying her sceptre down : the conversion of the empire -- 10. Splitting important hairs : the doctrine of the Trinity -- 11. Emmanuel! : Christ in the creeds -- 12. Exiles from life : the beginnings of monasticism -- 13. The sage of the ages : Augustine -- 14. Peter as 'pontifex maximus' : the beginnings of the papacy -- 15. Somewhere between heaven and earth : Eastern Orthodoxy -- 16. Bending the necks of victors : mission to the barbarians -- The Christian Middle Ages, 590 - 1517 -- 17. God's consul : Gregory the Great -- 18. The search for unity : Charlemagne and Christendom -- 19. Lifted in a mystic manner : the papacy and the crusader -- 20. The nectar of learning : scholasticism -- 21. A song to Lady Poverty : the apostolic life-style -- 22. Sleeping men and the law of necessity : the decline of the papacy -- 23. Judgment in the process of time : Wyclif and Hus -- The age of Reformation, 1517 - 1648 -- 24. A wild boar in the vineyard : Martin Luther and Protestantism -- 25. Radical discipleship : The Anabaptists -- 26. Thrust into the game : John Calvin -- 27. The curse upon the crown : the Church of England -- 28. 'Another man' at Manresa : the Catholic Reformation -- 29. Opening the rock : America and Asia -- 30. The rule of the saints : Puritanism -- 31. Unwilling to die for an old idea : denominations -- The age of reason and revival, 1648 - 1789 -- 32. Aiming at the foundations : the cult of reason -- 33. The heart and its reasons : Pascal and the Pietists -- 34. A brand from the burning : Wesley and Methodism -- 35. A new order of the ages : the Great Awakening -- The age of progress, 1789 - 1914 -- 36. The restoration of fortresses : Catholicism in the age of progress -- 37. A new social frontier : nineteenth-century England -- 38. To earth's remotest people : Protestant missions -- 39. The destiny of a nation : a Christian America -- 40. A bridge for intelligent moderns : Protestant liberalism -- 41. Nothing to lose but chains : the social crisis -- The age of ideologies, 1914- -- 42. Graffiti on a wall of shame : twentieth-century ideologies -- 43. Rootless immigrants in a sick society : American Evangelicals -- 44. New creeds for breakfast : the ecumenical movement -- 45. The medicine of mercy : Roman Catholicism : Vatican II -- 46. Time for a reverse flow : Christianity in the Third World -- 47. Politics is a noble calling : Christianity in America's me generation -- 48. The global village : Christianity on the world scene -- 49. Winds from afar : Christianity at the birth of the third millennium
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Updated 3rd ed.
Extent
xvii, 532 p.
Isbn
9780718025533
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn213845579
  • (OCoLC)213845579
  • 1266359
Label
Church history in plain language, Bruce L. Shelley ; [foreword by Scott A. Wenig]
Publication
Note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 507-515) and indexes
Contents
The age of Jesus and the apostles, 6 BC - AD 70 -- 1. Away with the King : the Jesus movement -- 2. Wineskins : old and new : the gospel to the Gentiles -- The age of catholic Christianity, 70 - 312 -- 3. Only worthless people : Catholic Christianity -- 4. If the Tiber floods : the persecution of Christians -- 5. Arguing about the event : the rise of orthodoxy -- 6. The rule of books : the formation of the Bible -- 7. The school for sinners : the power of bishops -- 8. Apostles to intellectuals : the Alexandrians -- The age of the Christian Roman empire, 312 - 590 -- 9. Laying her sceptre down : the conversion of the empire -- 10. Splitting important hairs : the doctrine of the Trinity -- 11. Emmanuel! : Christ in the creeds -- 12. Exiles from life : the beginnings of monasticism -- 13. The sage of the ages : Augustine -- 14. Peter as 'pontifex maximus' : the beginnings of the papacy -- 15. Somewhere between heaven and earth : Eastern Orthodoxy -- 16. Bending the necks of victors : mission to the barbarians -- The Christian Middle Ages, 590 - 1517 -- 17. God's consul : Gregory the Great -- 18. The search for unity : Charlemagne and Christendom -- 19. Lifted in a mystic manner : the papacy and the crusader -- 20. The nectar of learning : scholasticism -- 21. A song to Lady Poverty : the apostolic life-style -- 22. Sleeping men and the law of necessity : the decline of the papacy -- 23. Judgment in the process of time : Wyclif and Hus -- The age of Reformation, 1517 - 1648 -- 24. A wild boar in the vineyard : Martin Luther and Protestantism -- 25. Radical discipleship : The Anabaptists -- 26. Thrust into the game : John Calvin -- 27. The curse upon the crown : the Church of England -- 28. 'Another man' at Manresa : the Catholic Reformation -- 29. Opening the rock : America and Asia -- 30. The rule of the saints : Puritanism -- 31. Unwilling to die for an old idea : denominations -- The age of reason and revival, 1648 - 1789 -- 32. Aiming at the foundations : the cult of reason -- 33. The heart and its reasons : Pascal and the Pietists -- 34. A brand from the burning : Wesley and Methodism -- 35. A new order of the ages : the Great Awakening -- The age of progress, 1789 - 1914 -- 36. The restoration of fortresses : Catholicism in the age of progress -- 37. A new social frontier : nineteenth-century England -- 38. To earth's remotest people : Protestant missions -- 39. The destiny of a nation : a Christian America -- 40. A bridge for intelligent moderns : Protestant liberalism -- 41. Nothing to lose but chains : the social crisis -- The age of ideologies, 1914- -- 42. Graffiti on a wall of shame : twentieth-century ideologies -- 43. Rootless immigrants in a sick society : American Evangelicals -- 44. New creeds for breakfast : the ecumenical movement -- 45. The medicine of mercy : Roman Catholicism : Vatican II -- 46. Time for a reverse flow : Christianity in the Third World -- 47. Politics is a noble calling : Christianity in America's me generation -- 48. The global village : Christianity on the world scene -- 49. Winds from afar : Christianity at the birth of the third millennium
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Updated 3rd ed.
Extent
xvii, 532 p.
Isbn
9780718025533
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn213845579
  • (OCoLC)213845579
  • 1266359

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