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Number of Pages: 448
Vendor: B&H Academic
Publication Date: 2005
|Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches)|
A History of the Church: From Pentecost to PresentJames NorthCollege Press Publishing / 1991 / Trade Paperback$19.99 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
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Originally published in 1959, A Summary of Christian History has been a classic text for introductory-level studies of Christian history for more than four decades. Even in the face of advancing history, new findings, and changing perspectives, Dr. Baker’s original classic has remained popular decades beyond the normal life expectancy of a textbook.
In this third edition, Dr. John Landers, a former student of Dr. Baker, builds on the original goal of helping students grasp the broad contours of Christian history without becoming lost in a maze of historical detail.
Robert A. Baker was a leading church historian among Southern Baptists for half a century. He was professor of Church History at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and a prolific author of books and articles. He held the Ph.D. from Yale University.
John M. Landers is Academic Acquisitions and Project Editor at Broadman & Holman Publishers and was a student of Dr. Baker. He authored three books in Portuguese and served as president of Equatorial Baptist Theological Seminary in Belém, Brazil. He holds a Ph.D. in theology from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and a Ph.D. in history from Texas Christian University.
Gary Powell5 Stars Out Of 5July 1, 2008Gary PowellDr. Baker's book is among the best books available as a thorough and accurate overview of history of Christian history.