Church History 101: The Highlights of Twenty Centuries
Church history is important because it shows us how God's faithful dealings with His people in the Bible continue in the ongoing life and work of Christ in our world. If you have ever wished for a short book highlighting church history's most important events that will enlighten your mind and peak your interest, this is the one you ve been waiting for. Three prolific church historians collaborate their efforts in Church History 101 to present you with a quick read of church history's high points.
Table of Contents: Preface First Century: Apostolic Foundations Second Century: The Church of Martyrs and Confessors Third Century: Persecution and Heresy; Origen and Tertullian Fourth Century: The Beginnings of the Christian Empire Fifth Century: The City of God and the City of Man Sixth Century: Justinian, Benedict, and the Conversion of the Scots Seventh Century: Gregory the Great and the Rise of Islam Eighth Century: The Iconoclastic Controversy Ninth Century: Struggle for Power in the Church; Ratramnus and Gottschalk Tenth Century: The Dark Ages Eleventh Century: The Great Schism; Anselm of Canterbury Twelfth Century: The Crusades, Abelard, Lombard, and the Waldenses Thirteenth Century: Francis of Assisi and Thomas Aquinas Fourteenth Century: The Church s Babylonian Captivity and John Wycliffe Fifteenth Century: The Renaissance, Huss, Savonarola, and Groote Sixteenth Century: Luther, Calvin, and the Reformation Seventeenth Century: Reforming the Church in England Eighteenth Century: The Great Awakening Nineteenth Century: Beginnings of Modern Theology and Kingdom Builders Twentieth Century: The Age of Paradoxes
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