Christianity is the greatest success story in the history of the world. That Christianity not only survived but thrived is miraculous, and itself a proof of God's existence. The incredible saga of how this happened, and how the church grew and spread is the substance of this book. It will not, however, be a prolonged glory story. Alas, "the holy Christian Church" has always been composed of saints who are sinners as well...our founder did not limit his missionary mandate to Europe and America. "All Nations" were his target, and that prophetic instruction--which must have seemed totally impossible at the time--is actually being fulfilled before our eyes. How could this miracle ever have happened in fact? Well, read this book to find out!Contributors
- Robert G. Clouse
- Karl H. Dannenfeldt
- Marianka S. Fousek
- Walter Oetting
- K. Detlev Schulz
- Roy A, Suelflow
- Carl A. Volz
An outstanding book! Comibines all the elements that make for a great text.
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
A clear, thorough and balanced coverage of world Christianity.
North Park University
A marvelous survey text...I will certainly be using it in my own teaching ministry.
-Douglas A. Sweeney
Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
Very readable and lively...exceptional research.
Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary
Both erudite and accessible...encourages a truly global vision of the church.
-Jospeh P. Amar,
The University of Notre Dame
Filled with a rich array of fresh resources for study and teaching.
-Garth M. Rosell,
Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
Accurately reflects the dispersion and diversity of the Christian movement.
-Nathan A. Finn,
Southeastern Theological Seminary
[A] magnum opus...see where Christianity has been and where it is going.
-Joel C. Elowsky,
Joel C. Elowsky