New Lion Handbook: The History of Christianity
Written in a lively, engaging style, this new Lion Handbook tells the story of how Christianity began and developed into the major world religion it is today. The book takes a global perspective and is fully illustrated in colour throughout....
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Written in a lively, engaging style, this new Lion Handbook tells the story of how Christianity began and developed into the major world religion it is today. The book takes a global perspective and is fully illustrated in colour throughout. The main text of the book is written by Jonathan Hill, with articles by 50 international experts from the U.K, U.S, Italy, France, Africa, Belgium, Canada, the Congo, the Netherlands, Japan and Singapore.
The book includes: Christian beginnings; the Church Fathers; expansion to Africa and the Middle East; the Byzantine Empire; the Dark Ages; the High Middle Ages; the Reformation; Russia and the east; the new age of exploration to Africa, South and North America, India and the Far East from the 15th to 17th centuries; the Enlightenment; the age of Colonialism; the modern world.
Jonathan Hill (Ph.D., National University of Singapore) previously worked as a subtitler for Sky News, Sky Sports and Channel Five, a Researcher for Prospect Pictures and Production Assistant for NHK Europe, where he was involved in the conception, writing and research of new television programmes and documentaries. Jonathan is also a freelance copy editor and proof reader, and especially enjoys working on Terry Pratchett novels. Jonathan is willing to talk about anything, but expresses a particular fondness for the Blues...
He is the author of The History of Christian Thought; Faith in the Age of Reason; What Has Christianity Ever Done for Us?; The Crucible of Christianity and The Big Questions
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