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A History of Christianity: The First Three Thousand Years - Diarmaid MacCulloch
A History of Christianity: The First Three Thousand Years
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780713998696 (0713998695)
Publisher: Allen Lane
Pages no: 1016
Edition language: English
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Tolle Lege!.
Tolle Lege!. rated it
4.0 A History of Christianity: The First Three Thousand Years
Christianity is complex. After having had read this book two years earlier, I had to reread this book in order to understand why I didn't understand it the first time I read it. The first time I had read this book I was trying to make sense of the Trinity and how it developed and caused differenti...
Never Read Passively
Never Read Passively rated it
2.0 Christianity: The First Three Thousand Years
This book should have been called Christianity: A Speculative History from a Somewhat Antagonistic Viewpoint. I only read the first 150 pages, plenty far enough to understand how MacCulloch feels about Christianity. Most of the book is, by nature, extrapolation based on a very fragmented set of docu...
Carlo rated it
I'm watching the BBC documentary of this book and it is quite good. I got a good offer of it on Audible with a whopping 46,5 hours!
Warwick rated it
‘What religion am I?’ asks Homer Simpson in one episode of his family's eponymous cartoon. ‘I'm the one with all the well-meaning rules that don't work out in real life…uh…Christianity.’ One of the many pleasures in Diarmaid MacCulloch's amazingly comprehensive book is getting a handle on what histo...
Teresa Frohock
Teresa Frohock rated it
This is a sumptuous history of Christianity. I'm enjoying this as much as I enjoyed God's War. MacCulloch digs deep into the historical origins of Christianity without sugar-coating the facts. Excellent history!
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