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A Pocket Guide to Christian History
A Pocket Guide to Christian History

A Pocket Guide to Christian History


224 Pages, 5 x 7

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $9.95 (US $9.95) (CA $10.95)

Publication Date: September 2009

ISBN 9780745952871

Rights: US & CA

Lion Hudson (Old Company) (Sep 2009)
Lion Books

Price: $9.95


From the early church to modern-day faith, an accessible, down-to-earth introduction to the history of Christianity.

Bringing a wide range of chronological, geographical, and doctrinal history vividly to life, this concise guide highlights the key occurrences and individuals in the development and expansion of the world's most widespread religion. A bevy of diverse topics are addressed, including the Apostles and Constantine; the Celtic Church and the division between East and West; and the impact of the Reformation and the Enlightenment. This is an indispensable resource for understanding the global phenomenon of the Christian faith.


"This is a marvel of scholarly compression and clarity; but it's more than that, because it helps the reader understand the Bible as a theological whole."  —Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury

Author Biography

Kevin O’Donnell is a priest and the author of several books, including Inside World Religions and Their Hearts Burned.