MacCulloch, Diarmaid.

A History of Christianity. The First Three Thousand Years.

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DKK 150,00

How did the cult around an obscure spiritual teacher fron Nazareth in the first century come to be the world’s biggest religion, with a third of humanity its follwers? This epic, acclaimed history follows the story of Christianity around the globe, from ancient Palestine to contemporary China. Encompassing wars, shows how Christianity has brought humanity to the most terrible acts of cruelty – and inspired its most sublime accomplishments.

Varenr. 22.01 – Uindbundet. – Illustreret i farver. – 1184 sider. – Som ny.

Penguin Books, 2010.

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INDHOLD: List of illustrations and maps. – A millenium of beginnings 1000 BCE – 100 CE. – Grece and Rome c. 1000 BCE – 100 CE. – Israel c. 1000 BCE – 100 CE. – One church, one faith, one lord? – A crucifed Messiah 4 BCE – 100 CE. – Boundaries defined 50 CE – 300. – The prince. Ally or enemy? 100-300. – The imperial church 300-451. – Vanishing futures. East and south 451 – 1500. – Defying Chlacedon. Asia and Africa 451-622. – Islam. The great alignment 622-1500. – The unpredictable rise of Rome 300-1300. – The making of Latin Christianity 300-500. – Latin christendom. New frontiers 500-1000. – The West. Universal emperor or universal pope? – A church for all people? 1100-1300. – Orthodoxy. The imperial faith 451-1800. – Faith in Rome 451-900. – Orthodoxy. More than en empire 900-1200. – Russia. The third Rome 900-1800. – Western Christianity dismembered 1300-1800. – Perspectives of the true church 1300-1517. – A house divided 1517-1660. – Rome’s revwal 1500-1700. – A worldwide faith 1500-1800. – Protestant awakening 1600-1800. – God and the dock 1492-1815. – Enlightenment. Ally or enemy? 1492-1815. – Europe re-enchanted or desencahnted? 1815-1914. – To make the world protestant 1700-1914. – Not peace but a sword 1914-1960. – Culture wars 1960 – present. – Notes. – Further reading. – Index.