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The New Lion Handbook The History of Christianity Jonathan Hill

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ISBN:
9780745953816
Published:
1st January 1970
Format:
Paperback
Dimensions:
560 pages: 216mm x 151mm
Series:
Lion Handbooks

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Jonathan Hill's comprehensive survey covers the entire geographical sweep of Christianity as well as its 2,000 years. The main narrative is supplemented by articles on key topics by 40 international experts from the UK, US, Italy, France, Africa, Belgium, Canada, the Netherlands, Japan and Singapore. Beautifully illustrated throughout, this new flexiback edition makes it available to an even wider audience. Areas covered include: Christian beginnings; the Church Fathers; expansion to Africa and the Middle East; the Byzantine Empire; the Dark Ages; the High Middle Ages; the Reformation; Russia and the east; the new age of exploration to Africa, South and North America, India and the Far East from the 15th to 17th centuries; the Enlightenment; the age of Colonialism; the modern world.
Jonathan Hill is Lecturer in Philosophy of Religion at the University of Exeter. He holds an MPhil in Theology from Oxford, and a PhD in Philosophy from the National University of Singapore. He is the author of the highly acclaimed The History of Christian Thought (Lion, 2003), What Has Christianity Ever Done for Us? (Lion, 2005), The Big Questions (Lion, 2007), and The New Lion Handbook: The History of Christianity (Lion, 2007).

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