Introduction to the History of Christianity

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Tim Dowley, John H. Y. Briggs, Robert Dean Linder, David F. Wright
Fortress Press, 2006 - Religion - 688 pages

The most popular introductionto Christianity ever published,Dowley's work tells in an engagingway the dramatic, intriguing, andoften surprising story of Christiansin their 2000-year journey. Includesover 400 photographs and 30 maps,charts, and diagrams.

The CD-ROM, new to this edition,contains the fully searchable textin Libronix software, chapter summaries and questions,Web links to further resources, and even a guide to doingresearch papers in this area.

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User Review  - jupebox - LibraryThing

The strength of this book are the topical chapters, colorful pictures, diagrams, maps, and so forth. History comes to life on these 600+ colorful pages. It is only meant as an introduction, and in ... Read full review

User Review  - Ralph Molyneux - Christianbook.com

This book, under the title, The Lion Handbook of Church History, was the textbook used in my seminary church history class. It has had other titles through its publication history. It is indeed an ... Read full review

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