Church History, Volume Two: From Pre-Reformation to the

Church History, Volume Two: From Pre-Reformation to the Church History, Volume Two From the Pre Reformation to Present Day, by John D Woodbridge and Frank A James III, displays the growth of the church from the Reformation times to the present within the cultural, intellectual, and political contexts of the world around it It represents a follow up and companion to Everett Ferguson s Church History, Volume One From Christ to Pre Reformation


10 thoughts on “Church History, Volume Two: From Pre-Reformation to the Present Day: The Rise and Growth of the Church in Its Cultural, Intellectual, and Political Context

  1. Dave Weiss Dave Weiss says:

    What an amazing book If you want to have a better understanding of the church and why things happen as they do, read this book It is very detailed but largely accessible and clear I highly recommend it.


  2. Todd Miles Todd Miles says:

    Very solid volume Easy to read Lots of details My major criticism is that the story is not woven together as well as it could, because of the commitment to provide all the detail I fear the story of church h


  3. Eustacia Tan Eustacia Tan says:

    This volume is a continuation of volume one but by two different authors This means that the writing style is somewhat different personally, I preferred the first volume , but the way they present the history


  4. vittore paleni vittore paleni says:

    Reads like a whiggish undergraduate text Main preoccupation to identify heroes and villains without enlightening the underlining history.


  5. Steve Steve says:

    This is a mammoth book 2 authors, 22 Chapters covering 8 centuries, 16 pages of contents, 4 maps, 103 black and white illustrations in 843 pages It covers the period from the Babylonian Captivity of the Church


  6. Ylva Ylva says:

    So, 850 pages of Church History might probably sound a little dry and not like something you would read for fun, right But I enjoyed reading this book very much and yes, I read all 850 pages And probably other r


  7. James Ruley James Ruley says:

    This book provides a solid overview of church history from the Reformation to the present Overall, this work does a good job explaining context, culture, and development of religious ideas My only criticism is th


  8. Michael Boling Michael Boling says:

    Other than some very academic church history texts often known to only Bible College or Seminary students, there is a seeming dearth of layman level church history books on the market today Certainly there are som


  9. Pamela Ikasalo Pamela Ikasalo says:

    Difficult to follow, jumps around a bit But incredibly informative.


  10. Josh Josh says:

    Zondervan has released a two volume set of textbooks covering church history They come in at around 1300 pages total and they look to be a great resource for students of all sorts These books are formatted beautiful


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