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The Resource Christianity : the first three thousand years, Diarmaid MacCulloch

Christianity : the first three thousand years, Diarmaid MacCulloch

Label
Christianity : the first three thousand years
Title
Christianity
Title remainder
the first three thousand years
Statement of responsibility
Diarmaid MacCulloch
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
We live in a time of tremendous religious awareness, when both believers and non-believers are deeply engaged by questions of religion and tradition. This ambitious book ranges back to the origins of the Hebrew Bible and covers the world, following the three main strands of the Christian faith, to teach modern readers how Jesus' message spread and how the New Testament was formed. We follow the Christian story to all corners of the globe, filling in often neglected accounts of conversions and confrontations in Africa and Asia. And we discover the roots of the faith that galvanized America, charting the rise of the evangelical movement from its origins in Germany and England. We meet monks and crusaders, heretics and saints, slave traders and abolitionists, and discover Christianity's essential role in driving the Enlightenment and the Age of Exploration, and shaping the course of World Wars I and II
Member of
Summary
Conveyed with compelling skill and scholarship, this groundbreaking work ranges back to the origins of the Hebrew Bible and follows the three mains strands of the Christian faith
Writing style
Award
  • Cundill Prize in History, 2010.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2010
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340589
Cataloging source
DLC
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MacCulloch, Diarmaid
Dewey number
270
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
  • music
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
MacCulloch, Diarmaid
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Church history
  • Church history
  • Christentum
  • christianisme
  • Church history
  • Kristendom
  • Church history
  • Christianity
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the first three thousand years
Label
Christianity : the first three thousand years, Diarmaid MacCulloch
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published as: A history of Christianity : the first three thousand years. London : Allen Lane, 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 1017-1112) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I : a millennium of beginnings -- Part II : one church, one faith, one Lord? -- Part III : vanishing futures : east and south -- Part IV : the unpredictable rise of Rome -- Part V : orthodoxy : the imperial faith -- Part IV : western Christianity dismembered -- Part VII : God in the dock
Control code
ocn430052078
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xvii, 1161 pages, [32] pages of plates
Isbn
9780670021260
Lccn
2009040184
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps, music
System control number
(OCoLC)430052078
Label
Christianity : the first three thousand years, Diarmaid MacCulloch
Publication
Note
Originally published as: A history of Christianity : the first three thousand years. London : Allen Lane, 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 1017-1112) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I : a millennium of beginnings -- Part II : one church, one faith, one Lord? -- Part III : vanishing futures : east and south -- Part IV : the unpredictable rise of Rome -- Part V : orthodoxy : the imperial faith -- Part IV : western Christianity dismembered -- Part VII : God in the dock
Control code
ocn430052078
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xvii, 1161 pages, [32] pages of plates
Isbn
9780670021260
Lccn
2009040184
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps, music
System control number
(OCoLC)430052078

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