Church History in Plain Language: Fourth Edition
Church History in Plain Language makes church history clear, memorable, and accessible to every reader.
Dr. Bruce Shelley makes church history come alive in this classic book that has become not only the first choice of many laypeople and church leaders but the standard text in many college classrooms. Church History in Plain Language treats history as the story of people—their motivations, the issues they grapple with, the decisions they make—and the result is that history reads like a story, almost as dramatic and moving as a novel.
This fourth edition, revised by R.L. Hatchett, brings the story of Christianity into the twenty-first century, with detailed information on:
Church History in Plain Language makes history easy to follow and retain by dividing the Christian story into the great ages of the church. Its clarity, organization, and historical accuracy are part of what make this book a go-to resource for today's readers.
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The Age of Jesus and the Apostles 6 BCAD 70
The Age of Catholic Christianity 70312
The Age of the Christian Roman Empire 312590
The Christian Middle Ages 5901517
The Age of the Reformation 15171648
The Age of Reason and Revival 16481789
The Age of Progress 17891914