Christopher Catherwood

Crash Course On Church History

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  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd.
  • ISBN: 9780340710142

This book is a concise guide to Church history, being divided into 7 sections, from the beginning of the Christian era to the modern day. Written for those with an interest rather than expertise in history.
Part of ‘Crash Course’ series.

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This book is a concise guide to Church history from the beginning of the Christian era to the modern day. Written for those with an interest rather than an expertise in history, the style of the book is light with different ways of presenting interesting information.

The book is divided into 7 sections –

the early church from Christ’s coming until AD 325 when Christianity became legal under Constantine.

the Roman & Byzantine Empires; the coming of Christianity to Western Europe; the formation of the creeds; & Celtic Christianity.

the Medieval period; Francis of Assisi; the Crusades; Monastic movements; evangelising China; pre-Reformers such as Huss & Wycliffe.

the Reformation & Counter-Reformation – people & doctrines. The wars of religion.

the Church’s first era of expansion. The great revivals including those in the UK, USA & France.

the 19th century missionary movements in Africa & Asia & the development of Christian social action featuring the reformer Wilberforce

featuring Western Christians (Billy Graham, C.S. Lewis, John Paul II) but showing that Christianity is truly global.

Part of ‘Crash Course’ series.

Christopher Catherwood is a historian & writer who has travelled extensively. He is a Senior Research Associate at St Edmund’s College, Cambridge & a visiting scholar at the University’s Centre of International Studies.

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