Absorb the remarkable saga of Christianity in one grand sweep! Highlighting six periods of church history---from A.D. 30 to the mid-20th century---Hurlbut vividly narrates the story of the mightiest institution ever known. Martyrdom and empire, corruption and holiness, here are fascinating snapshots of the Bride of Christ at work in the world. 192 pages, hardcover from Zondervan.
Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: 192 Vendor: Zondervan Publication Date: 1980 Dimensions: 8 1/4 X 5 1/2 (inches)
ISBN: 031026510X ISBN-13: 9780310265108 UPC: 025986265106 Availability: In Stock
No institution has spanned more centuries and more continents than the Christian church. Its dramatic story is one of bloodshed and peace, corruption and purity. Here Dr. Hurlbut retells this story in an objective, concise, and clear style, emphasizing the spirit of the church, its growth and maturation, and the causes leading to historic events and their resulting influence. Accurate, up-to-date, and vividly presented, Hurlbut's Story of the Christian Church traces the six general periods of church history from A.D. 30 to the present day. A concluding section, covering the period since Dr. Hurlbut's death, has been added in this revised edition, thus giving the reader a complete, easily understood overview of the Christian church. Designed for two audiences, this book contains outlines and references in the margins to aid the student or teacher along with a continuous narrative and numerous illustrations for the general reader. It is ideal for Sunday school use, since it includes suggested outlines and review questions for each chapter at the end of the book.
Dr. Jesse Lyman Hurlbut (1843-1930) was an American Methodist Episcopal minister and served several congregations of New Jersey during his life. He also held the position of General Secretary of the Sunday School Union and the Trust Society of the Methodist Church. He was born in New York City and graduated from Wesleyan University in 1864. He was a prolific author and wrote numerous books. SPANISH BIO: El Dr. Jesse Lyman Hurlbut (1843-1930) fue ministro de la Iglesia Metodista Norteamericana y sirvio a varias congregaciones de Nueva Jersey a lo largo de su vida. Tambien ocupo la posicion de Secretario General de la Union de Escuelas Dominicales y la Sociedad de Fideicomiso de la Iglesia Metodista. Nacio en la ciudad de Nueva York y se graduo de la Universidad Wesleyana en 1864. Era un prolifico escritor y fue autor de numerosos libros.