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Church History Volume One: From Christ To Pre-Reformation: The Rise And Growth

Church History, Volume I: From Christ to the Pre-Reformation: The Rise and Growth of the Church in its Cultural, Intellectual, and Political Context by John Woodbridge, Everett Ferguson

A church history text that integrates the events and development of the church with the social, economic, and intellectual history of the world around it.

Table of Contents
Contents in Brief
Maps, Charts, and Illustrations19
1. The Setting for the Storys Beginning27
2. Jesus and the Beginnings of the Church32
3. The Subapostolic Age46
4. The Church and the Empire64
5. Heresies and Schisms in the Second Century86
6. The Defense against Rival Interpretations106
7. The Fathers of the Old Catholic Church and Their Problems123
8. Church Life in the Second and Third Centuries148
9. Development of the Church during the Third Century160
10. Diocletian and Constantine: On the Threshold of the Fourth Century178
11. The Church in the Fourth Century: Doctrine, Organization, and Literature199
12. The Church in the Fourth and Early Fifth Centuries: Monasticism, Expansion, Life, and Worship227
13. Christological Controversies to Chalcedon (451)255
14. Augustine, Pelagius, and Semipelagianism268
15. Transitions to the Middle Ages: Germanic Migrations, Doctrinal Developments, and the Papacy286
16. Eastern and Western Churches in the Fifth and Sixth Centuries306
17. The Eastern Church from the Seventh to Eleventh Centuries327
18. The Western Church from the Seventh to Ninth Centuries353
19. Decline and Renewal of Vitality in the West: The Ninth to Eleventh Centuries382
20. The Papal Reform Movement and the First Crusade400
21. Intellectual Revival: The Rise of Scholasticism422
22. Monastic, Literary, Cultural, and Political Activitiesin the Twelfth Century441
23. The Glory of the Western Medieval Church: The Thirteenth Century469
24. Portents of Decline501
General Bibliography525

Product Details
* ISBN: 0310205808
* ISBN-13: 9780310205807
* Format: Hardcover, 544pp
* Publisher: Zondervan
* Pub. Date: June 2005
Price: $44.99
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