The Oxford Illustrated History of Christianity Paperback

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The Oxford Illustrated History of Christianity

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This illustrated text tells the story of Christianity from its origins to the present day. Written by a team of scholars, all authorities in their fields, it spans 2000 years of colourful incident to give an authoritative history of Christianity for the general reader. Every aspect of the faith is explored. The introduction discusses Christian interpretations of the historical process, and the links and tensions between religious and artistic inspiration. The first section runs chronologically from the earliest Christian communities to 1800, and includes chapters on Eastern Christendom, Christianity and Islam, the Reformation, the Enlightenment, and the expansion of Christianity. The second section is divided by geographical area, and covers the period from 1800 to the present day. There are special studies of Britain and Europe, North America, South America, Africa, India, the Far East, and the Orthodox Churches of Eastern Europe. The final section, "Christianity Today and Tomorrow" considers questions of Christian theology, conscience and belief and explores new images of the Christian community, ending with a glimpse of the future of Christanity.

The Oxford Illustrated History of Christianity by John McManners was published by Oxford University Press in March 2001 and is our 41619th best seller. The ISBN for The Oxford Illustrated History of Christianity is 9780192854391.

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Page last updated 11th October 2016
Author / Artist
Book Formatpaperback
PublisherOxford University Press (March 2001)
Additional InformationRe-numbered item (originally 0192852590)
EditionNew ed
EditorJohn McManners (Fellow of All Souls, and Professor Emeritus of Ecclesiastical History, University of Oxford)
Weight1709g
Number of Pages736
Thickness41 mm
Height246 mm
Width190 mm
ISBN9780192854391
ISBN-100192854399
Product Code33225
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