Christian History, Volume 2

by Thomas S. Kidd

Christian History, Volume 2

by Thomas S. Kidd

Hardcover, Printed
$54.99
In Christian History Volume 2: From the Reformation to the Present, Thomas S. Kidd presents a global history of the Christian church in the modern age. In a highly readable style and from a global perspective, Kidd covers the events and figures from the Reformation, the Great Awakenings, higher criticism, and the culture wars of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries.

Christian History, Volume 2

by Thomas S. Kidd

Christian History, Volume 2, eBook

by Thomas S. Kidd

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$43.99
In Christian History Volume 2: From the Reformation to the Present, Thomas S. Kidd presents a global history of the Christian church in the modern age. In a highly readable style and from a global perspective, Kidd covers the events and figures from the Reformation, the Great Awakenings, higher criticism, and the culture wars of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries.

Overview

Thomas S. Kidd presents a global history of the Christian church in the modern age.

Christian History, Volume 2: From the Reformation to the Present provides a composite picture of important, influential, and representative Christian beliefs, thinkers, activists, trends, and practices from about 1500 to the present day. In a highly readable style, Kidd covers the events and figures from the Reformation, the Great Awakenings, higher criticism, and the culture wars of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. This volume also covers the global nature of God’s church by examining historical global traditions as well as the recent the demographic shift of active Christian communities to the global South.

In addition to the major theologians, movements, and events of the period, Kidd highlights the everyday Christian experience through the centuries, including accounts of ordinary men and women who experience conversion, live sacrificially for the gospel, or endure persecution.

A lively, engaging, and readable text, Christian History, Volume 2: From the Reformation to the Present will become a staple text for students and professors alike.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1: The Reformation Begins
Chapter 2: The Reformation: Division and Reaction
Chapter 3: The Catholic Reformation
Chapter 4: Reform in the British Isles
Chapter 5: The Fate of the Reformation into the 1600s
Chapter 6: The English Civil War, Pietism, and the Early Enlightenment
Chapter 7: New World Colonies
Chapter 8: Skepticism, Devotion, and the Enlightenment
Chapter 9: The Early Evangelical Movement
Chapter 10: A Transatlantic Revival
Chapter 11: A Vibrant and Contested Awakening
Chapter 12: Faith and the Age of Revolutions
Chapter 13: Protestants and New Global Missions
Chapter 14: The Second Great Awakening and a Growing Christian World
Chapter 15: A New Era of Theological Change and Moral Reform
Chapter 16: Missionaries, the Benevolent Empire, and Global Christian Growth
Chapter 17: The Age of Societies
Chapter 18: An Era of Theological Innovation
Chapter 19: Christians and the “Heinous Sin” of Slavery
Chapter 20: A New Era of Biblical Criticism
Chapter 21: Sources of Christian Recovery and Renewal
Chapter 22: Revival, Revivalists, and the Coming of Pentecostalism
Chapter 23: Theological Divisions and the Era of the World Wars
Chapter 24: Resistance and Realism in the Mid-Twentieth Century
Chapter 25: Global Christian Growth in the Age of Billy Graham
Chapter 26: Civil Rights, Liberation Theology, and Culture War
Chapter 27: Theological Conflict and a New Global Church
Chapter 28: Global Churches Facing the Future

Illustration Credits
Index

Overview

Thomas S. Kidd presents a global history of the Christian church in the modern age.

Christian History, Volume 2: From the Reformation to the Present provides a composite picture of important, influential, and representative Christian beliefs, thinkers, activists, trends, and practices from about 1500 to the present day. In a highly readable style, Kidd covers the events and figures from the Reformation, the Great Awakenings, higher criticism, and the culture wars of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. This volume also covers the global nature of God’s church by examining historical global traditions as well as the recent the demographic shift of active Christian communities to the global South.

In addition to the major theologians, movements, and events of the period, Kidd highlights the everyday Christian experience through the centuries, including accounts of ordinary men and women who experience conversion, live sacrificially for the gospel, or endure persecution.

A lively, engaging, and readable text, Christian History, Volume 2: From the Reformation to the Present will become a staple text for students and professors alike.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1: The Reformation Begins
Chapter 2: The Reformation: Division and Reaction
Chapter 3: The Catholic Reformation
Chapter 4: Reform in the British Isles
Chapter 5: The Fate of the Reformation into the 1600s
Chapter 6: The English Civil War, Pietism, and the Early Enlightenment
Chapter 7: New World Colonies
Chapter 8: Skepticism, Devotion, and the Enlightenment
Chapter 9: The Early Evangelical Movement
Chapter 10: A Transatlantic Revival
Chapter 11: A Vibrant and Contested Awakening
Chapter 12: Faith and the Age of Revolutions
Chapter 13: Protestants and New Global Missions
Chapter 14: The Second Great Awakening and a Growing Christian World
Chapter 15: A New Era of Theological Change and Moral Reform
Chapter 16: Missionaries, the Benevolent Empire, and Global Christian Growth
Chapter 17: The Age of Societies
Chapter 18: An Era of Theological Innovation
Chapter 19: Christians and the “Heinous Sin” of Slavery
Chapter 20: A New Era of Biblical Criticism
Chapter 21: Sources of Christian Recovery and Renewal
Chapter 22: Revival, Revivalists, and the Coming of Pentecostalism
Chapter 23: Theological Divisions and the Era of the World Wars
Chapter 24: Resistance and Realism in the Mid-Twentieth Century
Chapter 25: Global Christian Growth in the Age of Billy Graham
Chapter 26: Civil Rights, Liberation Theology, and Culture War
Chapter 27: Theological Conflict and a New Global Church
Chapter 28: Global Churches Facing the Future

Illustration Credits
Index

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  • ISBN:
    9781087737010
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  • Release Date:
    09/01/2024
  • Page Count:
    480
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  • ISBN:
    9781087737027
  • Status:
    Not Yet Published
  • Release Date:
    09/01/2024
  • Page Count:
    480