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A history of the Christian church, by Williston Walker and Richard A. Norris, David W. Lotz, Robert T. Handy

Label
A history of the Christian church
Title
A history of the Christian church
Statement of responsibility
by Williston Walker and Richard A. Norris, David W. Lotz, Robert T. Handy
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the early Christian community, Gnosticism, the Catholic Church, the influence of the Roman Empire, the Crusades, the Reformation, and modern Christianity
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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1860-1922
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Walker, Williston
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BR145
LC item number
.W34 1985
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Church history
  • Church history
  • Kirchengeschichte
Label
A history of the Christian church, by Williston Walker and Richard A. Norris, David W. Lotz, Robert T. Handy
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 711-731) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Period I. From the beginnings to the gnostic crisis. The general situation -- The Jewish background -- Jesus and the disciples -- The early Christian community -- Paul and Gentile Christianity -- The close of the apostolic age -- The interpretation of Jesus -- Gentile Christianity of the second century -- Christian organization -- Christianity and the Roman government -- The apologists -- Period II. From the gnostic crisis to Constantine. Gnosticism -- Marcion -- Montanism -- The Catholic Church -- The growing importance of the Roman Church -- Irenaeus of Lyon -- Tertullian and Cyprian -- The logos theology and monarchianism -- The Alexandrian school -- Church and Roman society from 180 to 260 -- The constitutional development of the church -- Public worship and sacred time -- Baptism -- The eucharist -- Forgiveness of sins -- Patterns of Christian life -- Rest and growth -- Rival religious forces -- The final struggle -- Period III. The imperial state church. The changed situation -- The Arian controversy to the death of Constantine -- Controversy under Constantine's sons -- The later Nicene struggle -- The Germanic invasions -- The growth of the papacy -- Monasticism -- Ambrose and Chrysostom -- The christological controversies -- The East divided -- Controversy and catastrophe in the East -- The constitutional development of the church -- Worship and piety -- The Latin Christian tradition -- Jerome -- Augustine of Hippo -- The Pelagian controversy -- Semi-Pelagianism -- Gregory the Great -- Period IV. The Middle Ages to the close of the investiture controversy. Missions in the British Isles -- Christianity and the Frankish kingdom -- East and West in the iconoclastic controversy -- The Franks and the papacy -- Charles the Great -- European Christianity in the ninth century -- The papacy and the Ottonian Empire -- The Greek Church after the iconoclastic controversy -- Christian expansion in the early Middle Ages -- The reforming papacy -- From reform to revolution -- Hildebrand and Henry IV -- The end of the investiture struggle
  • Period V. The later Middle Ages. The Crusades -- New religious movements -- Medieval heresy : the Cathars and Waldenses; the Inquisition -- The Dominicans, Franciscans, and other mendicant orders -- Early scholasticism; Anselm of Canterbury and Peter Abelard -- The rediscovery of Aristotle; the rise of the universities -- High scholasticism and its theology; Thomas Aquinas -- Late scholasticism; Duns Scotus and William of Ockham -- Mysticism, the modern devotion, and heresy -- Missions and defeats -- The papacy at its height and its decline -- The Avignon papacy; papal critics and defenders; the Great Schism -- Wyclif and Hus -- The reforming councils -- The Italian Renaissance and its popes; popular religious leaders -- The new national powers -- Humanism north of the Alps; piety on the eve of the Reformation -- Period VI. The Reformation. Luther's development and the beginnings of the Reformation -- Separations and divisions -- Ulrich Zwingli and the Swiss Reformation -- The Anabaptists -- German Protestantism established -- The Scandinavian lands -- The Reformation in French Switzerland and Geneva before Calvin -- John Calvin -- The English Reformation -- The Scottish Reformation -- The Catholic Reformation and Counter-Reformation -- Confessional strife in France, the Netherlands, and England -- German religious controversies and the Thirty Years' War -- Socinianism -- Arminianism -- Anglicanism, Puritanism, and the Free Churches in England, Episcopacy and Presbyterianism in Scotland -- The Quakers -- Period VII. Modern Christianity. The beginnings of modern science and philosophy -- The transplantation of Christianity to the Americas -- Deism and the its opponents; skepticism -- Unitarianism in England and America -- Pietism in Germany -- Zinzendorf and Moravianism -- The Evangelical revival in Great Britain; Wesley and Methodism -- The Great Awakening -- The impact of the Evangelical revival; the rise of modern missions -- The revolutionary epoch in the United States -- The German Enlightenment (Aufklärung) -- Trends in nineteenth-century Protestant thought in Germany -- British Protestantism in the nineteenth century -- Continental Protestantism in the nineteenth century -- American Protestantism in the nineteenth century -- Roman Catholicism in the modern world -- The Eastern Churches in modern times -- The growth of the ecumenical movement -- The church in the world
Control code
11443782
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
4th ed
Extent
xii, 756 pages
Isbn
9780684184173
Lccn
84023614
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)11443782
Label
A history of the Christian church, by Williston Walker and Richard A. Norris, David W. Lotz, Robert T. Handy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 711-731) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Period I. From the beginnings to the gnostic crisis. The general situation -- The Jewish background -- Jesus and the disciples -- The early Christian community -- Paul and Gentile Christianity -- The close of the apostolic age -- The interpretation of Jesus -- Gentile Christianity of the second century -- Christian organization -- Christianity and the Roman government -- The apologists -- Period II. From the gnostic crisis to Constantine. Gnosticism -- Marcion -- Montanism -- The Catholic Church -- The growing importance of the Roman Church -- Irenaeus of Lyon -- Tertullian and Cyprian -- The logos theology and monarchianism -- The Alexandrian school -- Church and Roman society from 180 to 260 -- The constitutional development of the church -- Public worship and sacred time -- Baptism -- The eucharist -- Forgiveness of sins -- Patterns of Christian life -- Rest and growth -- Rival religious forces -- The final struggle -- Period III. The imperial state church. The changed situation -- The Arian controversy to the death of Constantine -- Controversy under Constantine's sons -- The later Nicene struggle -- The Germanic invasions -- The growth of the papacy -- Monasticism -- Ambrose and Chrysostom -- The christological controversies -- The East divided -- Controversy and catastrophe in the East -- The constitutional development of the church -- Worship and piety -- The Latin Christian tradition -- Jerome -- Augustine of Hippo -- The Pelagian controversy -- Semi-Pelagianism -- Gregory the Great -- Period IV. The Middle Ages to the close of the investiture controversy. Missions in the British Isles -- Christianity and the Frankish kingdom -- East and West in the iconoclastic controversy -- The Franks and the papacy -- Charles the Great -- European Christianity in the ninth century -- The papacy and the Ottonian Empire -- The Greek Church after the iconoclastic controversy -- Christian expansion in the early Middle Ages -- The reforming papacy -- From reform to revolution -- Hildebrand and Henry IV -- The end of the investiture struggle
  • Period V. The later Middle Ages. The Crusades -- New religious movements -- Medieval heresy : the Cathars and Waldenses; the Inquisition -- The Dominicans, Franciscans, and other mendicant orders -- Early scholasticism; Anselm of Canterbury and Peter Abelard -- The rediscovery of Aristotle; the rise of the universities -- High scholasticism and its theology; Thomas Aquinas -- Late scholasticism; Duns Scotus and William of Ockham -- Mysticism, the modern devotion, and heresy -- Missions and defeats -- The papacy at its height and its decline -- The Avignon papacy; papal critics and defenders; the Great Schism -- Wyclif and Hus -- The reforming councils -- The Italian Renaissance and its popes; popular religious leaders -- The new national powers -- Humanism north of the Alps; piety on the eve of the Reformation -- Period VI. The Reformation. Luther's development and the beginnings of the Reformation -- Separations and divisions -- Ulrich Zwingli and the Swiss Reformation -- The Anabaptists -- German Protestantism established -- The Scandinavian lands -- The Reformation in French Switzerland and Geneva before Calvin -- John Calvin -- The English Reformation -- The Scottish Reformation -- The Catholic Reformation and Counter-Reformation -- Confessional strife in France, the Netherlands, and England -- German religious controversies and the Thirty Years' War -- Socinianism -- Arminianism -- Anglicanism, Puritanism, and the Free Churches in England, Episcopacy and Presbyterianism in Scotland -- The Quakers -- Period VII. Modern Christianity. The beginnings of modern science and philosophy -- The transplantation of Christianity to the Americas -- Deism and the its opponents; skepticism -- Unitarianism in England and America -- Pietism in Germany -- Zinzendorf and Moravianism -- The Evangelical revival in Great Britain; Wesley and Methodism -- The Great Awakening -- The impact of the Evangelical revival; the rise of modern missions -- The revolutionary epoch in the United States -- The German Enlightenment (Aufklärung) -- Trends in nineteenth-century Protestant thought in Germany -- British Protestantism in the nineteenth century -- Continental Protestantism in the nineteenth century -- American Protestantism in the nineteenth century -- Roman Catholicism in the modern world -- The Eastern Churches in modern times -- The growth of the ecumenical movement -- The church in the world
Control code
11443782
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
4th ed
Extent
xii, 756 pages
Isbn
9780684184173
Lccn
84023614
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)11443782
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