The Faith: A History of Christianity   -     By: Brian Moynahan
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The Faith: A History of Christianity

Random House / 2003 / Paperback

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(PUBImage)Now in softcover! It takes a lot of chutzpah to try to pack 2,000 years of history into one volume, but Moynahan displays a rare mastery of disparate material, an uncanny ability to sum up entire centuries in a few pages, and a flair for language that makes for an exhilarating read. 816 pages, softcover.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 816
Vendor: Random House
Publication Date: 2003
Dimensions: 9.25 X 6.13 (inches)
ISBN: 0385491158
ISBN-13: 9780385491150
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Beginning with the birth of Jesus and tracing the religion established by his followers up to the present day, The Faith is a comprehensive exploration of the history of Christianity. Judiciously covering all the signal moments without bogging down in minutia, author Brian Moynahan's superbly written and generously illustrated book is of central importance to Christians, historians, and anyone interested in a faith that shaped the modern world.
Moynahan's research uses little-known sources to tell a magnificent story encompassing everything from the early tremulous years after Jesus' death to the horrors of persecution by Nero, from the growth of monasteries to the bloody Crusades, from the building of the great cathedrals to the cataclysm of the Reformation and the Catholic Counter-Reformation, from the flight of pilgrims from Europe in pursuit of religious freedom to the Salem Witch Trials, from the advent of a traveling pope to the rise of televangelists.
Coming just in time for Jubilee 2000, this ambitious book reveals and commemorates the significance of the Christian faith.

"From the Hardcover edition."

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