Saints: The Story of the Church of Jesus Christ in the Latter-Days, Volume 2
Score: 5
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Saints: The Story of the Church of Jesus Christ in the Latter-Days, Volume 2


  • Author: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Release Date : 2020-02-12
  • Genre: Christianity
  • File Size: 5586157 Bytes


Saints, Vol. 2: No Unhallowed Hand covers Church history from 1846 through 1893. Volume 2 narrates the Saints' expulsion from Nauvoo, their challenges in gathering to the western United States and their efforts to settle Utah's Wasatch Front. The second volume concludes with the dedication of the Salt Lake Temple....

The Story of Christianity: Volume 1
Score: 5
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The Story of Christianity: Volume 1


  • Author: Justo L. Gonzalez
  • Release Date : 2014-11-25
  • Genre: Christianity
  • File Size: 11689051 Bytes


In this fully revised and updated edition, the lauded church historian Justo González tells the story of Christianity from its fragile infancy to its pervasive dominance at the dawn of the Protestant Reformation. The Story of Christianity, volume 1, relates the dramatic events, the colorful characters, and the revolutionary ideas that shaped the first fifteen centuries of the church's life and thought.From Jesus's faithful apostles to the early reformist John Wycliffe, González skillfully weaves details from the lives of prominent figures tracing core theological issues and developments within the various traditions of the church. The Story of Christianity demonstrates at each point what new challenges and opportunities faced the church and how Chr...

Story of Christianity  Volume 1
Score: 3.5
From 3 Ratings

Story of Christianity Volume 1


  • Author : Justo L. Gonzalez
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2010-08-10
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062010742


Story of Christianity Volume 1 Book Description :

The Story of Christianity, Volume 1, is an informative, interesting, and consistently readable narrative history. It brings alive the people, dramatic events, and ideas that shaped the first fifteen centuries of Europe, such as the Spanish and Portuguese conquest of the New World. Historian Justo Gonzalez shows how various social, political, and economic movements affected Christianity's internal growth. Gonzalez skillfully weaves in relevant details from the lives of prominent figures from the apostles to John Wycliffe, tracing out core theological issues and developments as reflected in the lives and struggles of leading thinkers within the various traditions of the church. "The history of the church, while showing all the characteristics fo human ...

Story of Christianity  Volume 2
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Story of Christianity Volume 2


  • Author : Justo L. Gonzalez
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2010-08-10
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062010759


Story of Christianity Volume 2 Book Description :

Beginning with the Protestant Reformation of the sixteenth century, this second volume of The Story of Christianity continues narrative history to the present. Historian Justo Gonzalez brings to life the people, dramatic events, and shaping ideas of Protestantism, Catholicism, and Orthodoxy during this period, keynoting crucial theological developments while providing fresh understanding of the social, political, and economic forces that influenced the formation of the church. In particular, the author notes recurring themes of unrest, rebellion, and reformation. Gonzalez presents an illuminating record of the lives, impelling ideas, and achievements of such prominent figures as Martin Luther, Ulrich Zwingli, and John Calvin––movers and shapers i...

The Story of Christianity  Volume 2

The Story of Christianity Volume 2


  • Author : Justo L. Gonzalez
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2014-11-25
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062364906


The Story of Christianity Volume 2 Book Description :

Beginning with the Protestant Reformation of the sixteenth century, this fully revised and updated second volume of The Story of Christianity continues the marvelous history of the world's largest religion. Award-winning historian Justo Gonzalez bring to life the people, dramatic events, and theological debates that have shaped Protestantism, Catholicism, and Orthodoxy. From the monk Martin Luther, who dared to stand up to a corrupt pope, to the surprising spread and growing vitality of today's church in Africa, Asia, and South America, The Story of Christianity offers a complete and up-to-date retelling of this amazing history. With new information on the important contributions of women to church history as well as the latest information on Christi...

A History of Christian Thought Volume 2
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

A History of Christian Thought Volume 2


  • Author : Justo L. González
  • Publisher : Abingdon Press
  • Release Date : 1987
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780687171835


A History of Christian Thought Volume 2 Book Description :

A treatment of the evolution of Christian thought from the birth of Christ, to the Apostles, to the early church, to the great flowering of Christianity across the world. Beginning with Augustine, Volume 2 covers the flowering of Christian thought that characterized both the Latin West and the Byzantine East during the Middle Ages....

Invitation to Church History  2 Volume Set

Invitation to Church History 2 Volume Set


  • Author : John D. Hannah
  • Publisher : Kregel Academic
  • Release Date : 2015-07-27
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0825443865


Invitation to Church History 2 Volume Set Book Description :

A two-volume introductory survey of church history from its origins to the present day Designed for an educated lay audience and students in introductory college and seminary church history courses, these visually stunning textbooks are carefully written for first-time learners in the subject areas. Invitation to Church History: World walks readers through the story of God's people from Christ to the contemporary church around the world. Invitation to Church History: American chronicles American church history from the pilgrims to contemporary denominations in the United States. In these full-color textbooks, many features facilitate learning: photos make the material come alive for the reader; diagrams clarify and distill complex concepts and sets o...

The Early Church to the Dawn of the Reformation
Score: 3.5
From 11 Ratings

The Early Church to the Dawn of the Reformation


  • Author : Justo L. González
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 1984
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0060633158


The Early Church to the Dawn of the Reformation Book Description :

“This crisp retelling of Christian history from the days of the apostles to the eve of the Reformation is filled with insight.” — Mark A. Noll, Wheaton College The Story of Christianity, Volume 1 is a narrative history of Christianity, from the Early Church to the Dawn of the Reformation, from Justo L. Gonzalez, author of the highly praised three-volume History of Christian Thought....

A History of the Christian Tradition  From the Reformation to the present

A History of the Christian Tradition From the Reformation to the present


  • Author : Thomas C. McGonigle
  • Publisher : Paulist Press
  • Release Date : 1988
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0809136481


A History of the Christian Tradition From the Reformation to the present Book Description :

"The second volume of A History of the Christian Tradition takes the reader through the momentous events of the post-Reformation Christian world to the dawning of the ecumenical movement in the late 20th century. Beginning with an overview of Protestant Europe, this volume examines the missionary ventures in the 16th and 17th centuries, the establishment of churches in the New World, and the struggles between rationalism and faith during the Enlightenment and later. Notice is also given to developments in the Orthodox churches and the story of the Jews in Christian Europe. The history concludes with renewal movements, culminating in the Second Vatican Council and the pontificate of Pope John Paul II."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blac...

The Story of Christianity  Volume 1

The Story of Christianity Volume 1


  • Author : Justo L. Gonzalez
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2014-11-25
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062364890


The Story of Christianity Volume 1 Book Description :

In this fully revised and updated edition, the lauded church historian Justo González tells the story of Christianity from its fragile infancy to its pervasive dominance at the dawn of the Protestant Reformation. The Story of Christianity, volume 1, relates the dramatic events, the colorful characters, and the revolutionary ideas that shaped the first fifteen centuries of the church's life and thought. From Jesus's faithful apostles to the early reformist John Wycliffe, González skillfully weaves details from the lives of prominent figures tracing core theological issues and developments within the various traditions of the church. The Story of Christianity demonstrates at each point what new challenges and opportunities faced the church and how Ch...

History of Christianity
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

History of Christianity


  • Author : Paul Johnson
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2012-03-27
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781451688511


History of Christianity Book Description :

First published in 1976, Paul Johnson’s exceptional study of Christianity has been loved and widely hailed for its intensive research, writing, and magnitude—“a tour de force, one of the most ambitious surveys of the history of Christianity ever attempted and perhaps the most radical” (New York Review of Books). In a highly readable companion to books on faith and history, the scholar and author Johnson has illuminated the Christian world and its fascinating history in a way that no other has. Johnson takes off in the year 49 with his namesake the apostle Paul. Thus beginning an ambitious quest to paint the centuries since the founding of a little-known ‘Jesus Sect’, A History of Christianity explores to a great degree the evolution of th...