A Short World History of Christianity by Robert Bruce Mullin

By Robert Bruce Mullin

From the creation: hearth is a multivalent metaphor. It destroys and refines; its mild illuminates whereas its smoke conceals. . . . In taking hearth upon the earth because the guiding metaphor for the tale of Christianity in international background, this ebook makes an attempt to do justice to the photographs multifaceted implications. pals, enemies, and impartial observers have judged the tale of Christianity to be one in all remarkable creativity and poor destruction, of fearless accomplishments and grim disasters. . . . no matter what else there's to be acknowledged, Christianity has left its mark at the international as absolutely as any fireplace. And the tale and the mark shape the topic of this booklet. With hugely readable narrative, Robert Bruce Mullin surveys the increase and unfold of Christianity during the global. international in concentration and masking the expanse of Christian heritage, the booklet unveils the demanding situations that Christianity has confronted through the centuries.

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