New short history of the Catholic Church / Norman Tanner.

Published
  • London ; New York : Burns & Oates 2011
Physical description
1 online resource (277 p.)
ISBN
  • 1-283-08917-3
  • 9786613089175
  • 1-4411-6212-7
Notes
  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • English
Contents
  • Contents; Acknowledgements; Notes and Abbreviations; Map: The Mediterranean World; Introduction; Chapter 1 Pentecost to the Fourth Century; Chapter 2 Early Middle Ages: 400-1054; Chapter 3 Central and Late Middle Ages; Chapter 4 Early Modern Catholicism: 1500-1800; Chapter 5 Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries; Conclusion; Appendix: List of Ecumenical Councils; Glossary; Bibliography; Index
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Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Electronic books.
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English
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Summary

  • Here is a one-volume history of the Christian people from Pentecost to the present day, with principal focus on the Catholic Church. Having passed AD 2000 it seems appropriate and necessary to have a new short history of the first two millennia of the Christian era. In the last half century there has been a massive amount of research into Church history, published in learned articles and in multi-volume works. Full notice is taken of these recent scholarly initiatives in writing this short account, which is also eminently readable. In each section there is a balance between the institution

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