The first volume of 2,000 Years of Christ's Power covers the period from the 1st Century AD to the start of the Middle Ages. From the works of Saint Augustine of Hippo to the first apologetic ever penned, this time in history established the foundations of what we take for granted today.
Catholics, Calvinists, Lutherans, Anabaptists Â our present-day divisions were the controversial front-page headlines of the Reformation. Nick Needham presents a period of history from which we have much to learn Â one of the most important of these lessons being the vibrancy of peopleÂ s lives and the courage with which they faced death.
The fourth volume of 2,000 Years of ChristÂ s Power spans from the 16th to the 18th century. It presents a time from which English Protestantism, Scottish Presbyterianism, and French Catholicism, to name only a few, were birthed and refined.
The Middle Ages have be seen as a time of hardship and oppression, full of popes and crusades. In the second volume of 2,000 Years, another side of the Middle Ages shines through. This was far from a period of stagnation; rather it was the fire from which the Reformation was kindled.
From the destruction of Jerusalem to the rise of social media, this book covers in 50 short chapters significant events of 2000 years of church history. An encouragement and inspiration for Christians of any age.
Allan Doig explores the Christian Church through the lens of twelve particular churches, looking at their history, archaeology, and how the buildings changed over time in response to developing usage and beliefs.