By John Anthony McGuckin
The course of Christianity is split into elements of twelve chapters every one. half one treats the 1st millennium of Christianity in linear series, from the second one to the 11th centuries. as well as protecting key theologians and conciliar judgements, McGuckin surveys themes like Christian persecution, early monasticism, the worldwide scope of old Christianity, and the formation of Christian liturgy. half examines key issues and ideas, together with biblical interpretation, conflict and violence, hymnography, the function of girls, attitudes to wealth, and early Christian perspectives approximately slavery and sexuality. McGuckin offers the reader a feeling of the true situation of early Christian lifestyles, now not easily what the literate few needed to say.
Written for scholar and pupil alike, The course of Christianity is a full of life, readable, and masterful account of historic Christian background, destined to be the normal for years to come.