Church History in Plain Language

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This concise book provides an easy-to-read guide to church history with intellectual substance.  It includes information about contemporary developments related to the spread of the gospel, how technology has an impact on how the church worships and grows, as well as the explosion of Christianity in the southern hemisphere.

Pages: 544

Pages: 544



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The fourth edition of Shelley’s classic one-volume history of the church brings the story of Christianity into the twenty-first century. This latest edition of the book takes a close look at the rapid growth of evangelical and Pentecostal Christianity in the southern hemisphere, addresses the decline in traditional mainline denominations, examines the influence of technology on the spread of the gospel, and discusses how Christianity intersects with other religions in countries all over the world.

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  • Tapestry of Grace families: Use this as a worldview spine throughout all of the year-plans. Start using this book in Year 1, Unit 4 for 5 weeks; it is used heavily throughout Year 2. Years 3 and 4 are supplemented with biographies of Christians who were influential in the missions movements across the world.



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