The Christians is the history of Christianity, told chronologically, epoch by epoch, century by century, beginning at Pentecost and concluding with Christians as we find ourselves in the twenty-first century. Book is 8&1/2 X 12"- no dust cover on this edition.
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Book Description Christian History Project, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0968987303
Book Description Christian History Project, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110968987303
Book Description 2003. Hard Cover. Book Condition: New. 8.75 x 12.25 in. Collector Bookstore is a retailer of new books located in Leavenworth, Kansas. We specialize in price guides and reference books for the antiques and collectibles industry. The Christians is the history of Christianity, told chronologically, epoch by epoch, century by century, beginning at Pentecost and concluding with Christians as we find ourselves in the twenty-first century. It will consist of approximately fifteen volumes, produced over a five-year period at the beginning of the third Christian millennium. It is written and edited by Christians for Christians of all denominations. Its purpose is to tell the story of the Christian family, so that we may be knowledgeable of our origins, may well know and wisely profit from the experiences of our past both good and bad, and may find strength and inspiration to face the challenges of our era from the magnificent examples set for us by those who went before. Pilate: A Christian Convert? CHAPTER 1: Madman or God? The first and continuing debate about Jesus - 10 Pilate: An ignominious end for history's most-mentioned Roman - 15 River of history, river of God - 20 Who was to blame for the Crucifixion? - 24 Crucifixion: no death more hideous - 34 CHAPTER 2: The unpromising Peter takes over - 39 A continuing puzzle: Why did Jesus choose Peter? - 40 The Sea of Galilee: Its great harvest was the fishers of men - 43 The Temple: Herod's legacy in gold and stone - 48 The amazing faith of 'Doubting' Thomas - 63 CHAPTER 3: Saul's brutal campaign to wipe out Jesus' followers - 67 The ancient suffering of the 'Chosen People' - 75 To the Jews there could be no 'good' Samaritans - 78 CHAPTER 4: The incident on the Damascus road that would change history - 90 Dogs, wolves, bandits, rivers and other terrors of first-century travel - 97 The controversial rite of male circumcision - 108 CHAPTER 5: The two-man mission that set afoot the conversion of the world - 114 James the Just's famous letter - 119 Was Apollos the author of the mysterious letter to the Hebrews? - 124 Cities without street names, streets without addresses - 131 The first Christian hymns - 138 Paul lays down the rules for how the Last Supper must be observed - 145 A living museum of the Christian past - 152 CHAPTER 6: The trial and final triumph of Christianity's greatest missionary - 161 A credible ancient historian: Luke, the man who tells Paul's story - 169 First-century sea travel: Sleeping shoulder-to-shoulder on open decks - 177 The Pastoral Epistles: Paul's last and most touching letters - 182 Paul of Tarsus lives on around us - 184 CHAPTER 7: The Synoptic Gospels: Three startling books that moved humanity - 187 A scholarly bishop makes the case for a much 'earlier' New Testament - 205 CHAPTER 8: Nero: The man who taught Christians the meaning of evil - 210 The Quo Vadis Legend of Peter's last failure and last triumph - 222 What became of the other apostles? - 226 Peter and Paul in Rome: Here, there and everywhere - 228 The heroically defiant death of Jesus' kinsman James - 234 CHAPTER 9: Jerusalem falls in a hideous siege and the old order comes to an end 240 The controversial historian who documented Old Jerusalem's final days - 245 How Jesus' followers escaped - 278 Josephus, the rogue historian Jerusalem under siege Sea of Galilee Fishermen's Boat Herod's Temple (model) Herod's Temple Ruins The grand theater at Ephesus, where Paul's teaching sparked a riot over goddess Diana Local Ephesian silversmiths are enraged at Paul's success. Bookseller Inventory # AUTH-2003-0968987303-X4