In this panoramic view of Christianity, David Chidester examines the key doctrines and developments of this now global religion. He traces the origins of. LibraryThing Review. User Review – ALincolnNut – LibraryThing. The history of the Christian church, particularly as it is taught in the United States, tends to have . A monumental new history of Christianity from its beginnings as a persecuted cult , up to its present day international diversity. ‘A model of condensation without.

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Chidester’s accomplishment is to capture the complexity and grand sweep of this story in one remarkable volume that is destined to take its place as a classic of religious history.

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Christianity reveals the religion as it was and is lived in the christinity of everyday people rather than focusing on the dry dogmas and beliefs that fill most histories. Amazon Hiatory Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

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New Revised Standard Version. In the chapter on Asia, his description of the fracture between Thomas Christians in India who took on the trappings of elite Hindi culture and 16th-century Portuguese missionaries, laden as it histiry with issues of class as well as theology, has great relevance for today’s debates over inculturation.

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Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. I have to say this, but I haven’t read the book yet. Katherine Pershey rated it it was amazing Xavid 28, It shows the many struggles that the church has faced in its conflicted history. M Coetzee ‘Clear and balanced. Nov 14, L Frost rated it liked it Shelves: Chriistianity Actionable Analytics for the Web.


Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Other editions – View all Christianity: Chidester explores the emergence of the major streams of Christian thought and practice, distilling the cultural history of the Church and its impact on the world into this superbly readable book.

Evan Dolive rated it really liked it Dec 01, Patricia Sanchez rated it it was amazing Mar 23, This book is incredible in its scope and detail. Jun 11, Clint rated it liked it Shelves: Penguin AdultApr 5, – Religion – pages. Get fast, free shipping with Fhristianity Prime. Of course, it’s years worth of history so it’s not davix in-depth and it has its boring parts, but all in all it’s not bad for what’s practically a text book without pictures.

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