Synopses & Reviews
You’re no idiot, of course. You know who Jesus Christ was and why Christmas and Easter are celebrated, but do you know the story of the spread of the Christian religion—in all its forms—around the world?
Have faith! The Pocket Idiot’s Guide™ to Christianity takes you through the history of one of the world’s most popular religions. In this Pocket Idiot’s Guide™, you discover:
- Full explanations of Christian rites such as the Eucharist and Baptism.
- The struggles and outcomes of the Reformation.
- The many branches of worship, including Catholic, Protestant, and Orthodox.
- How Christianity was spread throughout Africa, Asia, and the Americas and has deeply impacted those peoples.
From the roots of Catholicism to the three streams of Protestantism to "New Age" Christianity, this essential source helps readers define what Christianity is all about in the 21st century.
Puts Christianity under the spotlight.