A Thousand Years of Wisdom Today's best thinkers write about history's best thinkers in this rich and incisive volume. From Anselm of Canterbury to Pope John Paul II, the most influential Christian mystics, reformers, theologians, and church leaders are profiled by contemporary superstars. As important as the people featured are the stellar scholars who bring us this fresh new perspective on our heritage. Originating in London's The Tablet, the essays--provide the basics about each person's life, development, era, and ideas, as well as their lasting importance for Christian culture: are beautifully and concisely written for a general audience: include entries about Catholic, Protestant, and Orthodox Christians: elevate a familiar idea with such outstanding contributors as Robert Ellsberg, Lawrence Cunningham, Eamon Duffy, Rowan Williams, and many, many more.
This series of essays provides thumbnail biographies of key figures in Christianity's last thousand years. The entries provide basic information about the person's life, development, era and ideas. The towering historical figures include mystics, reformers, theologians and church leaders.
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