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The Christians: An Illustrated History Tim Dowley

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ISBN:
9780745952253
Published:
19th October 2007
Format:
Hardback
Dimensions:
176 pages: 240mm x 195mm

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The Christians: An Illustrated History surveys the development of Christianity from the time of Jesus to the present day. Writing in an accessible, topical style, the author covers subjects that continue to influence the church and society today. The book is thematically organised and chapters include: Defining faith, Monasticism, Papacy, Orthodoxy, Reformation, Islam and Christianity, Faith and Reason, the Church Year and Ecumenism. The book also surveys key figues such as: Paul, Justin Martyr, Augustine, Innocent III, Abelard, Francis of Assisi, Wyclif, Aquinas, Luther, Loyola, Spener, Moody, Barth, CS Lewis, and Billy Graham. The book is international in scope and is illustrated throughout with full-colour art, photographs, maps, charts and box material.
Dr Tim Dowley is a historian and a prolific author and editor of Bible resources for adults and children. He holds a bachelor's degree in History and a doctorate in Church History, both from the University of Manchester, England. He has written a number of children's stories and books on biblical subjects and the history of Christianity, as well as works on music and literature. Tim has traveled extensively, particularly in Israel, Turkey and other biblical lands. He lives in South London with his wife and family.

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