Get a clearer picture of the unfolding of Christianity! Presenting a visual overview of church history from the ancient to the modern era, this valuable resource features 140 charts---including 43 new additions---providing summaries of key persons, events, dates, and ideas to help you quickly grasp the relationships between them. For scholars, clergy, and laypersons. 160 pages, softcover from Zondervan.
The rich tapestry of nearly 2,000 years of church history overflows with persons, places, events, dates, and ideas. This volume in the popular ZondervanCharts series visually organizes large amounts of information from the history of the church for greater understanding and ease of reference. Students, teachers, pastors, and church history buffs will find this collection a valuable reference, one they will turn to again and again for their own information and for teaching others. This revised and expanded edition contains 126 charts (43 of which are new) that cover the history of the ancient church, the medieval church, the Reformation, the modern European church, the American church, and more. The accessible visual presentation assists in grasping not only facts, but parallels, contrasts, and relationships between those facts. Besides the charts themselves, a helpful bibliography and index are included.
Robert C. Walton (MDiv, Western Theological Seminary) is currently an elder, Sunday school superintendent, and adult Sunday school teacher at Faith Reformed Baptist Church in Brookhaven, Pennsylvania. He is the author of Making Dry Bones Live.
'A great supplement to a Sunday School class, church history class, or talk where you are trying to include some of the cultural context of the message....[A] great job of condensing church history into a very approachable and visible tool.'