The Story of Christianity, Revised and Updated

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The Story of Christianity, Vol. 1, Revised and Updated Publisher's Summary

In The Story of Christianity, Vol. 1, Justo L. González, author of the highly praised three-volume History of Christian Thought, presents a narrative history of Christianity from the early church to the dawn of the Protestant reformation. From Jesus' faithful apostles to the early reformist John Wycliffe, González skillfully traces core theological issues and developments within the various traditions of the church, including major events outside of Europe, such as the Spanish and Portuguese conquest of the New World.

This updated and expanded edition incorporates recent archaeological discoveries about the life of early Christian communities as well as important contemporary research revealing the significant role of women throughout the history of the church. With lively storytelling, The Story of Christianity provides a fascinating and panoramic history of the dramatic events, colorful characters, and revolutionary ideas that shaped the first 15 centuries of the church.

©2016 Justo L. González (P)2016 Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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  • Book 1

    • The Story of Christianity, Vol. 1, Revised and Updated

    • The Early Church to the Dawn of the Reformation
    • By: Justo L. González
    • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
    • Length: 18 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 193
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 177
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 177

    In The Story of Christianity, Vol. 1, Justo L. González, author of the highly praised three-volume History of Christian Thought, presents a narrative history of Christianity from the early church to the dawn of the Protestant reformation. From Jesus' faithful apostles to the early reformist John Wycliffe, González skillfully traces core theological issues and developments within the various traditions of the church, including major events outside of Europe, such as the Spanish and Portuguese conquest of the New World.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Throughly engaging

    • By Scott Pursley on 12-15-16

    Regular price: $31.47

  • Book 2

    • The Story of Christianity, Vol. 2, Revised and Updated

    • The Reformation to the Present Day
    • By: Justo L. González
    • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
    • Length: 18 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 77

    Beginning with the Protestant Reformation of the 16th century, this fully revised and updated second volume of The Story of Christianity continues the marvelous history of the world's largest religion. Award-winning historian Justo González brings to life the people, dramatic events, and theological debates that have shaped Protestantism, Catholicism, and Orthodoxy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An excellent and objective view if church history

    • By Larry on 07-14-17

    Regular price: $31.47