History of the Christian Church, 8 Volumes   -     By: Philip Schaff
Buy Item $69.99 Retail: $299.95 Save 77% ($229.96) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist

History of the Christian Church, 8 Volumes

Hendrickson Publishers / 1985 / Hardcover

$69.99 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $299.95
|
Save 77% ($229.96)
Availability: In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW3196X

Current Promotions

Product Description

Philip Schaff (1819-1893) was a German Reformed church historian, born in Switzerland. He was educated at Tubingen, Halle, and Berlin, and later took a position as Professor of Church History at Union Theological Seminary, New York. Schaff bases his work on the premise that church history in order to be valid and valuable must deal with three factors: 1) God through Christ, 2) man as a responsible moral creature, and 3) Satan as a real being employing the Anti-Christ as his agent at the end of time.

Schaff begins his history with an examination of the preparation for Christianity in Judaism and the heathen world and the life and resurrection of Jesus Christ. The 8 volume series concludes with a general introduction to modern church history and a thorough analysis of the productive period of the Reformation, tracing the Protestant movement in Germany and Switzerland to the close of the 16th century. There are footnotes, charts, maps and each volume contains its own alphabetical index.

Schaff taught church history at German Reformed Seminary in Mercersburg, Penn., and Union Theological Seminary in New York. He was involved in the formation of the Evangelical Alliance, the revision of the English Bible (the Revised Version), and the Alliance of the Reformed Churches. Schaff was founder of the American Society of Church History.

Product Information

Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 6946
Vendor: Hendrickson Publishers
Publication Date: 1985
Dimensions: 9.2 X 5.3 X 12.2 (inches)
ISBN: 156563196X
ISBN-13: 9781565631960
Availability: In Stock

Related Products

  1. Dictionary of Mission Theology: Evangelical Foundations
    Dictionary of Mission Theology: Evangelical Foundations
    Edited by John Corrie, Samuel Escobar & Wilbert Shenk
    Inter-Varsity Press / 2007 / Hardcover
    $5.99 Retail: $32.00 Save 81% ($26.01)
    4 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW824537
  2. Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Reality and Resistance
    Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Reality and Resistance
    Larry L. Rasmussen
    Westminster John Knox Press / 2005 / Trade Paperback
    $24.99 Retail: $35.00 Save 29% ($10.01)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW230113
  3. Keil & Delitzsch Commentary on the Old Testament, 10 Volumes: Updated Edition
    Keil & Delitzsch Commentary on the Old Testament, 10 Volumes: Updated Edition
    C.F. Keil, F. Delitzsch
    Hendrickson Publishers / 1996 / Hardcover
    $89.99 Retail: $695.00 Save 87% ($605.01)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 38 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW73884
  4. John: Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching
    John: Interpretation: A Bible Commentary for Teaching and Preaching
    Gerard Sloyan
    Westminster John Knox Press / 2009 / Trade Paperback
    $17.99 Retail: $25.00 Save 28% ($7.01)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW234362

Publisher's Description

Philip Schaff (1819" 1893) wrote one of the finest histories of the church available. His eight-volume work, which covers Christian history from the apostles to the Swiss Reformation, incorporates discussion of ideas and ideals throughout the history of the church with the requisite facts and figures for each period of history. Each volume contains maps, charts, notes, bibliographies, and an index.

Product Reviews

Product Q&A



Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. The Complete Word Study Bible and Dictionary Pack,  5 Volumes
    The Complete Word Study Bible and Dictionary Pack, 5 Volumes
    Edited by Spiros Zodhiates
    AMG Publishers / Hardcover
    $119.99 Retail: $207.95 Save 42% ($87.96)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 4 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW71845
  2. The Jerusalem Talmud: A Translation and Commentary on CD-Rom
    The Jerusalem Talmud: A Translation and Commentary on CD-Rom
    Edited by Jacob Neusner
    Hendrickson Publishers / Compact disc
    $24.99 Retail: $179.95 Save 86% ($154.96)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW565287
  3. Straight-Edge Ruler with Books of the Bible
    Straight-Edge Ruler with Books of the Bible
    G.T. Luscombe Company Inc. / 2009 / Gift
    $0.49 Retail: $0.59 Save 17% ($0.10)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 601 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW105070
  4. The Babylonian Talmud: A Translation and Commentary  on CD-ROM
    The Babylonian Talmud: A Translation and Commentary on CD-ROM
    Hendrickson Publishers / 2010 / Compact disc
    $24.99 Retail: $199.95 Save 88% ($174.96)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 4 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW565270

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Christianbook.com Search