A Survey of the History of Christianity

How did Christianity get where it is today? From January 28, 2001 to February 25, 2001, we did a brief survey of church history in five sessions. Presentations were by David Monyak.

Downloads: Overheads

1. The Early Church to c. 700

2. The Middle Ages, c. 700 to c. 1500

3. The Reformation

4. Christianity in the West, 1750 to the Present

5. The Rise of Christianity in the Developing World

Downloads: Handout

5. The Rise of Christianity in the Developing World

References

Primary

Church History in Plain Language. Bruce L. Shelley. Word Publishing. Dallas. 1995

Historical Theology. An Introduction to the History of Christian Thought. Alister McGrath. Blackwell Publishers, 1998

A History of the Christian Church. Fourth Edition. Williston Walker, Richard Norris, David Lotz, Robert Handy. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. 1985

A History of Christianity, Revised Edition, 2 Volumes, Kenneth Scott Latourette, Prince Press (an imprint of Hendrickson Publishers), Peabody, MA. Originally published by HarperCollins Publishers, 1953, 1975

Introduction to the History of Christianity. Tim Dowley, editor. Fortress, Minneapolis, 1995. First published by Lion Publishing, 1977, revised edition 1990.

A New History of Christianity. Vivian Green. Foreword by the Rt. Revd. Lord Runcie. Continuum Publishing, New York, 2000. First published in Great Britain, Sutton Publishing Limited, 1996

The Oxford Illustrated History of Christianity. Ed. by John McManners. Oxford University Press, 1990

The Story Of Christianity, Justo L. Gonzalez. Prince Press (an imprint of Hendrickson Publishers), Peabody, MA. 1999. Originally published in two volumes by HarperCollins Publishers, 1984 and 1985

The Story of Christianity. 2,000 Years of Faith. Matthew A. Price and Michael Collins. Tyndale House Publishers, Wheaton, Illinois. A Dorling Kindersley Book, 1999.

Secondary

The Christian Tradition A History of the Development. Jaroslav Pelikan. University Of Chicago. 1971

Christianity. Essence, History, and Future. Hans K√ľng. Continuum. New York. 1996.

Early Christian Traditions. The New Church's Teaching Series, Volume 6. Rebecca Lyman. Cowley. Boston. 1999.

A History of the Christian Church. Philip Schaff, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1910. (Old 7 volume reference work with full text available on-line)