Church History in Plain Language

Church History in Plain Language

Book - 2013
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With more than 315,000 copies sold, this is the story of the church for today's readers. 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.

This concise book provides an easy-to-read guide to church history with intellectual substance. The new edition of Church History in Plain Language promises to be the new standard for readable church history.

Features include:

Includes contemporary developments related to the spread of the gospel Discusses how technology has an impact on how the church worships and grows Covers the explosion of Christianity in the southern hemisphere
Publisher: Nashville, Tennessee : Thomas Nelson, [2013]
Edition: Updated 4th edition
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9781401676315
1401676316
Characteristics: xiii, 541 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Hatchett, R.L.
Call Number: 270 SHE

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