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Publisher Comments:

Professor Neill's excellent and authoriatative survey examines centuries of missionary activity, beginning with Christ and working through the Crusades and the colonization of Asia and Africa up to the present day.

Synopsis:

This history of the Christian missions traces the expansion of Christianity from its origins in the Middle East to Rome, the rest of Europe and the colonies, and assesses its position as a major religious force worldwide.

Table of Contents

Preface

Publisher's Note

Part One

1. A Faith for the World

2. The Conquest of the Roman World, A.D. 100-500

3. The Dark Age, 500-1000

4. Early European Expansion, 1000-1500

5. The Age of Discovery, 1500-1600

6. The Roman Catholic Missions, 1600-1787

7. New Beginnings in East and West, 1600-1800

Part Two

8. Introduction

9. New Forces in Europe and America, 1792-1858

10. The Heyday of Colonialism, 1858-1914

11. Rome, the Orthodox, and the World, 1815-1914

12. From Mission to Church

13. Yesterday and Today, 1914 and After

Conclusion

Bibliography

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140137637
Revised:
Chadwick, Owen
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Revised by:
Chadwick, Owen
Revised:
Chadwick, Owen
Author:
Neill, Stephen
Author:
Chadwick, Owen
Location:
London
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
History
Subject:
Church History
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
Missions
Subject:
Christianity -- History.
Subject:
Christianity - History - General
Subject:
Missions & Missionary Work
Subject:
General Religion
Subject:
Christianity-Church History General
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Second Edition, Revised
Series:
Hist of the Church
Series Volume:
102-290v. 6
Publication Date:
19910531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
528
Dimensions:
8.06x4.73x.87 in. .73 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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