A monumental new history of Christianity from its beginnings as a persecuted cult, up to its present day international diversity. 'A model of condensation without simplification' - J.M Coetzee 'Clear and balanced.
A triumph of compression...invaluable as a work of reference for students' - Karen Armstrong, Times 'A new and ambitious concept in presenting Christian history...a triumph.
Never before, I suspect, has this cavalcade of thinkers been presented in a manner which so successfully combines depth, breadth, and succinctness' - Gerard Noel, Catholic Herald
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 704 pages, facsimiles, portraits
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 05/04/2001
- Category: Christianity
- ISBN: 9780140257113