Interpreting Christian History: The Challenge of the Churches' Past

Interpreting Christian History: The Challenge of the Churches' Past

Author(s): Euan Cameron

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

Print ISBN: 9780631215226

Online ISBN: 9780470774168

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774168

About this Book

This book explores the theological lessons to be learnt from 2000 years of Christian Church history.

  • An exploration of the theological lessons to be learnt from the difficult history of the Christian churches over the past 2,000 years
  • Opens with an introductory essay on the whole of Church history, making the book suitable for lay readers as well as students
  • Combines historical, historiographical and theological analysis
  • Reunites the disciplines of theology and Church history
  • Concludes that we can only ever perceive a facet of Christianity given our historical and cultural conditioning
  • Written by a distinguished Church historian.

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