Have you ever pondered the question, "What if Jesus never lived?" This book does just that and documents the impact of this history-changing faith through the centuries-both good and bad. Full of photographs, references and charts, this book reveals how Christianity inspired great achievements and became the moral basis of Western civilization. Expand your understanding of Christianity and how it became a driving force for everything from healthcare to higher education.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 448 Vendor: Zondervan Publication Date: 2004 Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches)
ISBN: 0310264499 ISBN-13: 9780310264491 UPC: 025986264499 Availability: In Stock
A survey of the various ways--often unrecognized and overlooked--whereby Christianity has impacted the world, making the world a better place and enriching our everyday living. Formerly titled Under the Influence.
Alvin J. Schmidt (PhD, University of Nebraska) retired in 1999 as professor of sociology at Illinois College in Jacksonville, Illinois, where he still lives. He is the author of several books, including The Great Divide: The Failure of Islam and the Triumph of the West, and served as a consulting editor for Dictionary of Cults, Sects, Religions and the Occult.