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Kenneth Scott Latourette
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The First Five Centuries (A History of the Expansion of Christianity, #1)

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Hardcover, 412 pages
Published 1937 by Harper & bros.
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Leandro Guimarães
Aug 12, 2019 rated it really liked it
Latourette, after the most part of a Century has passed, is still the standard work on Missions from the Protestant standpoint. Yet its age shows: while an Evangelical, he does concede too much to secular conceptions of Historiography that even in today’s secular environment would be perhaps outdated, showing that it is better to stick to your tradition & convictions than to try to be modern.

While bringing in a huge amount of facts, still much is summed up, since while the field of missions
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Mike Walker
Mar 21, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Best book on Church history I've read. Picked up the full seven-volume set at the local Goodwill for $15. A true and faithful historian is Latourette.
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