An Introduction to Christianity by Linda WoodheadAn Introduction to Christianity by Linda Woodhead

An Introduction to Christianity

byLinda Woodhead

Paperback | September 27, 2004

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Focusing on the ways in which Christianity has understood, embodied and related to power, Linda Woodhead examines the key figures, events and ideas spanning over two thousand years of Christian history. Woodhead considers the religion in its material as well as its spiritual dimensions and explores its interactions with society through money, politics, force, gender and the family, as well as non-Christian cultures and societies.
Title:An Introduction to ChristianityFormat:PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 1.14 inPublished:September 27, 2004Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:052178655X

ISBN - 13:9780521786553

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Table of Contents

Introduction; Part I. The Christian Revolution: Ascent to Power: 1. How Christianity came to power; 2. Churches of east and west in the early middle ages; 3. Christendom: the western church in power; Part II. The Modern Revolution: Compromises with Power: 4. The Reformation in context; 5. Protestant pathways into the modern world; 6. Catholic and orthodox negotiations with modernity; 7. Twentieth-century fortunes; Conclusion.

Editorial Reviews

"A lively and well-written introduction to the subject." CHOICE May 2005