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The story of Christianity

Author: Justo L González
Publisher: New York : HarperOne, 2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2. ed
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Justo L González
ISBN: 006185588X 9780061855887 0061855898 9780061855894
OCLC Number: 1102509578
Description: 2 v. : ill., maps, ports. ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Early Church to the dawn of the Reformation --
2. The reformation to the present day V. 1. The Early Church to the dawn of the Reformation --
The fullness of time --
The Church in Jerusalem --
Mission to the Gentiles --
First conflicts with the state --
Persecution in the second century --
The defense of the faith --
The deposit of the faith --
The teachers of the Church --
Persecution in the third century --
Christian life --
The Great Persecution and the final victory --
Constantine --
Official theology: Eusebius fo Caesarea --
The monastic reaction --
The schismatic reaction: Donatism --
The Arian controversy and the Council of Nicea --
The Pagan reaction: Julian the Apostate --
Athanasius of Alexandria --
The Great Cappadocians --
Ambrose of Milan --
John Chrysostom --
Jerome --
Augustine of Hippo --
Beyond the Borders of the Empire --
The end of an era --
The new order --
Eastern Christianity --
Imperial restoration and continuing decay --
Movements of renewal --
The offensive against Islam --
The Golden Age of Medieval Christianity --
The collapse --
In quest of Reformation --
Renaissance and humanism --
Spain and the New World --
The Portuguese enterprise V. 2. The Reformation to the present day --
The call for Reformation --
Martin Luther: pilgrimage to Reformation --
An uncertain decade --
Luther's theology --
Ulrich Zwingli and the Swiss Reformation --
The radical Reformation --
John Calvin --
The Reformation in Great Britain --
Further developments within Lutheranism --
The Reformation in the Low Countries --
Protestantism in France --
The Catholic Reformation --
Protestantism at the edges --
A convulsed age --
An age of dogma and doubt --
The Thirty Years' War --
The Church of the desert --
The Puritan Reformation --
Catholic Orthodoxy --
Lutheran Orthodoxy --
Reformed Orthodoxy --
The rationalist option --
The spiritualist option --
The pietist option --
The thirteen colonies --
An age beyond Christendom --
A shifting landscape: the United States --
A shifting landscape: Western Europe --
A shifting landscape: Latin America --
A shifting landscape: Eastern Christianity --
Protestant theology --
Catholicism in the face of modernity --
Geographic expansion --
Roman Catholic Christianity --
Crisis at the center: Protestantism in Europe --
Crisis at the center: Protestantism in the United States --
Vitality at the periphery --
A global history
Responsibility: Justo L. González
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