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The History Of Christianity (Lion Handbooks)

3.88  ·  Rating Details  ·  26 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
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 a ...more
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Published February 1st 2007 by Lion Hudson Plc (first published 2007)
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Peter
Aug 26, 2011 Peter rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Having formally studied church history through a Bible College some years ago, covering the period from New Testament times to The Reformation, I was keen to read something which covered the subsequent period to modern times. This fine book covers the whole lot, so proved both a refresher (with extras) and the extension I desired.

This is an eminently readable, if substantial, book. It presents a well put together narrative covering a remarkable number of nooks and crannies in 2000 years of histo
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Andy Hickman
Feb 05, 2015 Andy Hickman rated it really liked it
Perfect for introductory study of Church history.

Pictures, maps and timelines make this an easy and yet thorough resource.

Hill, Jonathan. The New Lion Handbook: The History of Christianity. Oxford, England: Lion Hudson, 2007.
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JONATHAN HILL has a first class degree in Philosophy and Theology (top of year) from Oxford University and an MPhil in Theology also from Oxford. He has worked in a freelance editorial and writing capacity since leaving Oxford in 1997, and is currently working on Sky News. Jonathan has been highly acclaimed for his keen grasp of theology and philosophy, his engaging writing style and his ability t ...more
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