Christianity Paperback

A Very Short Introduction

by Linda Woodhead;

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At a time when Christianity is flourishing in the Southern hemisphere but declining in much of the West, this Very Short Introduction offers an important overview of the world's largest religion. Exploring the cultural and institutional dimensions of Christianity, and tracing its course over two millennia, Linda Woodhead provides a fresh, lively, and candid portrait of Christianity's past and present. Addressing topics including the competition for power between different forms of Christianity, the churches' use of power, and its struggles with modernity, this new edition includes up to date information on the growth and geographical spread of Eastern Christianity, reflecting the global nature of Christianity in our ever-shifting contemporary culture. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

Christianity by Linda Woodhead was published by Oxford University Press in September 2014 and is our 57317th best seller. The ISBN for Christianity is 9780199687749.

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Page last updated 25th October 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherOxford University Press (September 2014)
Edition2nd Revised edition
Number of Pages144
Thickness11 mm
Height174 mm
Width114 mm
Product Code4273880
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