The Routledge Companion to Christian History
^The Routledge Companion to Christian History is an indispensable aid for anyone seeking comprehensive coverage of the facts in clear, concise and easy to use language. It covers: ^^all key events in the Christian calendar from the persecution of the...
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^The Routledge Companion to Christian History is an indispensable aid for anyone seeking comprehensive coverage of the facts in clear, concise and easy to use language. It covers: ^^all key events in the Christian calendar from the persecution of the Roman Empire to the fall of Communism and the rise of Fundamentalism^the impact of Islam, the Crusades, Monasticism, and the spread of popular religious movements^cross-cultural coverage; as well as Western Christendom, the Orthodox churches of the East and the 'new' churches of Asia and Africa.^^Fully cross referenced throughout with a combination of chronologies, glossary and statistics this packed volumes contains everything for the first time student or for anyone revisiting the subject.
- 1.outline Topic Chronologies 1. The Early Church (from The Apostolic Age To The Council Of Nicaea 2. The Spread And Development Of Christianity 3. The Western Church In The Dark Ages 4. The Conversion Of The British Isles 5. The Impact Of Islam 6. The Northern Crusades: The Teutonic Knights And Northern Europe 7. Papacy And Empire: The Struggle For Supremacy 8. The Reconquista: Spain And The Moors 9. Monasticism And Religious Orders 10. The Church Militant: The Crusades And The Holy Land 11. Medieval Heresy: The Albigensian Crusade 12. The Eastern Church: Iconoclasm 1054 And Rus 13. The Great Schism: The Avignon Papacy 14. The Church And Jews: Medieval Anti-semitism 15. Precursors Of The Reformation: Wyclif And Hus 16. Luther And The Reformation In Germany 17. Calvin, Geneva And French Protestantism 18. The Reformation In England And Scotland 19. The Reformation In Northern Europe 20. The Radical Reformation: Anabaptists Etc 21. The Counter-reformation And The Council Of Trent 22. Religious Controversy In England, 1603-1688 23 Religious Wars In Europe (france, The 30 Years War) 24. The Challenge Of Rationalism: The Church In The Age Of The Enlightenment 25. The Church Overseas: South America, Asia And Africa And The Catholic Missions 26. The Church In North America: The Pilgrim Fathers And Puritanism 27. The Church And The Age Of Revolution, 1789-1815 28. The Third Rome: Developments In The Orthodox Church And Holy Russia 29 The Catholic Church Under Challenge: Liberalism, Socialism, Nationalism In Europe And Latin America 30. Religious Developments In England, 1750-1914: Methodism, Revivalism And Change 21. Religion In America: The Great Awakening, Immigration And The Frontier 32. The Church Colonial: The Great Age Of Missions 33. The Rise Of The Ecumenical Movement Since 1910 34. The Church In Chains: The Russian Revolution, Communism And Militant Atheism 35. The Church And Totalitarianism: Fascism, Nazism And The Holocaust 36. Twentieth Century Revivalism: Black Churches, Pentecostalism, Fundamentalism Etc 37. The New Churches Of The Third World 38., The Church Revolutionary: Liberation Theology In Latin America 39. The Decline Of European Christianity 40. The Church In The Contemporary World: Crisis And Controversies Landmarks In Faith, Organisation And Membership 1. Major Ecumenical Councils 2. Major Synods And Confessions 3. Major Changes To Church Structure 4. Creation Of Archbishoprics And Patriarchates Etc 5. Estimates Of Changing Church Membership 6. Numbers Of Clergy, Missionaries 7. List Of Key Church Leaders 3. Conflict, Persecution And Diplomacy 1. Major Periods Of Martyrdom And Persecution 2. Major Religious Wars 3. Major Religious Military Orders (templars, Teutonic Knights 4. Principle Concordats And Other Church-state Agreements 4. Biographies 500 Biographies Of Key Figures That Students Need To Be Able To Pin-point 5. Glossary Of Terms 200definitions Of Key Terms And Concepts 6. Gazetteer Of Selected Places Sites. Shrines, Cathedrals, Eg. Wittenberg, Canterbury, Compostela, Lourdes 7. Topic Biography Essential Reading, Arranged By Theme 8. Maps Section 12 Key Maps On The Crusades, Spread Of Monasticism, And Division Of Germany After The Reformation Index