Christianity by Diarmaid MacCulloch audiobook

Christianity: The First Three Thousand Years

By Diarmaid MacCulloch
Read by Walter Dixon

Gildan Media, Recorded Books, Inc. 9781596595545

Unabridged

Format : Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9798200644308

  • ISBN: 9781664616004

  • ISBN: 9798200644315

Runtime: 46.49 Hours
Category: Nonfiction/Religion
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

One of the 2010 New York Times Book Review 100 Notable Books for Nonfiction

The National Book Critics Circle Award-winning author of The Reformation returns with the definitive history of Christianity for our time Once in a generation a historian will redefine his field, producing a book that demands to be heard-a product of electrifying scholarship conveyed with commanding skill. Diarmaid MacCulloch's Christianity is such an audio book. Breathtaking in ambition, it ranges back to the origins of the Hebrew Bible and covers the world, following the three main strands of the Christian faith. Christianity will teach modern listeners things that have been lost in time about how Jesus' message spread and how the New Testament was formed. We follow the Christian story to all corners of the globe, filling in often neglected accounts of conversions and confrontations in Africa and Asia. And we discover the roots of the faith that galvanized America, charting the rise of the evangelical movement from its origins in Germany and England. This audio book encompasses all of intellectual history-we meet monks and crusaders, heretics and saints, slave traders and abolitionists, and discover Christianity's essential role in driving the enlightenment and the age of exploration, and shaping the course of World War I and World War II. We are living in a time of tremendous religious awareness, when both believers and non-believers are deeply engaged by questions of religion and tradition, seeking to understand the violence sometimes perpetrated in the name of God. The son of an Anglican clergyman, MacCulloch writes with deep feeling about faith. His last book, The Reformation, was chosen by dozens of publications as Best Book of the Year and won the National Book Critics Circle Award. This awe-inspiring follow-up is a landmark new history of the faith that continues to shape the world.

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Author Bio: Diarmaid MacCulloch

Author Bio: Diarmaid MacCulloch

Diarmaid MacCulloch is professor of the history of the church at St. Cross College, University of Oxford. His most recent book, the New York Times bestseller Christianity, won several awards. A fellow of the British Academy and the Royal Historical Society, he lives in Oxford, England.

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Available Formats : CD, Library CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Religion
Runtime: 46.49
Audience: Adult
Language: English