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The Lost History of Christianity

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Published by HarperCollins in New York .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL24309916M
ISBN 109780061717888, 9780061717895

  The Lost History of Christianity: The Thousand-Year Golden Age of the Church in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia, and How it Died by Philip Jenkins is a fascinating book outlining the history of Christianity outside of Europe, especially during the first thousand is an extremely important perspective on Christian history that is strangely absent from most books of Christian history. The lost history of Christianity This was an absolute fabulous and informative book. Philip Jenkins has managed to capture the crucial lost history of what is probably the most important yet unrecognized component of the Christian faith, which would be the Eastern churches.

The Lost History of Christianity will change how we understand Christian and world history. Leading religion scholar Philip Jenkins reveals a vast Christian world to the east of the Roman Empire and how the earliest, most influential churches of the East—those that 3/5. “The Lost History of Christianity is a fascinating study of the first thousand-plus years of the Church--a Church rooted in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. We have much to learn from the tale of its reach, its particular way of being Christian, and its eventual decomposition ” ( (One of the Best Religious Books of ))/5().

Description The Lost History of Christianity | Philip Jenkins. The Thousand-Year Golden Age of the Church In this groundbreaking book, renowned religion scholar Philip Jenkins offers a lost history, revealing that, for centuries, Christianity’s center was actually in the Middle East, Asia, and Africa, with significant communities extending as far as China. Deeply erudite, sure-to-be-controversial history of the persecution of Christian churches throughout the world. Before Christianity was a Western European concept, it was Eastern, demonstrates Jenkins (History and Religious Studies/Penn State Univ.; God’s Continent, , etc.).The religion took shape first in Syria-Palestine and in Egypt, and until the 13th century, churches extended east.


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Philip Jenkins’s marvelous new book, The Lost History of Christianity, tells the largely forgotten story of Nisibis, and thousands of sites like it, which stretch from Morocco to Kenya to India to China, and which were, deep into the second millennium, the heart of the church.

In the able hands of Philip Jenkins, The Lost History of Christianity becomes a balanced reading of the loss of a treasure of knowledge and culture the world is too ignorant about to mourn.

While meeting all the standards of academic rigor, the The Lost History of Christianity book manages to avoid tedious prose. The Lost History of Christianity is a narrative of its rise and fall, as well as a richly textured explanation of why this happened. A valuable, insightful book. This historian, Christoph Baumer, has produced a beautiful picture book.

He’s travelled as far as China, throughout Central Asia, and to India, taking beautiful colour photos. The book is a pleasure to just flick through – but it’s also a very able history of this virtually lost Christianity. The Lost History of Christianity: The Thousand-Year Golden Age of the Church in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia—and How It Died avg rating — 1, ratings — published — 25 editions/5().

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