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How Europe was won for Christianity

M. Wilma Stubbs

How Europe was won for Christianity

being the life-stories of the men concerned in its conquest

by M. Wilma Stubbs

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Published by Fleming H. Revell Co. in New York, Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Missions -- Europe.,
  • Missions -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby M. Wilma Stubbs.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV2855 .S9
    The Physical Object
    Pagination309 p.
    Number of Pages309
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22962733M
    LC Control Number13022498

    Pages in category "Books about Christianity" The following pages are in this category, out of total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().   "In Germany alone, for example, there were an estimated million more Christian deaths than births between and , a pattern that is expected to continue across much of Europe .

    Christianity in the Twentieth Century charts the transformation of one of the world’s great religions during an age marked by world wars, genocide, nationalism, decolonization, and powerful ideological currents, many of them hostile to Christianity. Written by a leading scholar of world Christianity, the book traces how Christianity evolved from a religion defined by the culture and politics. Christianity is NOT a Book-religion. Though often perceived as the "religion of the Book," Christianity is only rightly understood as an ontological relationship with .

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How Europe was won for Christianity by M. Wilma Stubbs Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. How Europe was won for Christianity, being the life-stories of the men concerned in its conquest. [M Wilma Stubbs]. As a result, Europe increasingly gained a generally “Christian” perspective. Even before Constantine, however, the true Gospel of Jesus Christ was able to spread over Roman roads during the Pax Romana—the period of relative peace throughout the empire from 30 bc to ad (see the book of Acts and Lessons of History, Durant, p.

69). As the expression “Christian Europe” suggests, over time Europeans came to see themselves as part of a larger entity that was, like the Islamic world, defined in religious terms. Kaplan quotes the book, “Europe: The Emergence of an Idea,” which tells readers that “European unity began with the concept of a Christendom in Author: John Stonestreet.

Implying any European would have missed Christianity or Abrahamic religion. The reality is it would never have gained traction across the West without the same violent German tribes who sacked Rome, saw its glory and thought adopting Christianity would bring them the same fortune, unaware that the marvels of the Empire were conceived of and accomplished by Pagans centuries before.

‘The secularisation of Europe is beyond dispute. But as Olivier Roy points out in a timely book, it is a process that has taken centuries.’ — Financial Times ‘Provocative and sprightly’ — Times Literary Supplement ‘An important contribution to a very difficult discussion.’ — New Books Network ‘In Is Europe.

But this book is not intended as a comprehensive history of early Christianity and its complex, embattled relationship to the Roman empire, and it would be unfair to judge it against that : Tim Whitmarsh. In CE, Constantine had a vision of the cross as the emblem that would lead him to military victory: “In hoc signo, vinces!” (“With this sign, you will win!”) The story may be fake history: it is told only much later, in contradictory forms, by two authors with their own Christian axes to grind, and Constantine was probably never as fully and exclusively committed to the faith as.

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Rodney Stark is the award-winning author of How the West Won, The Victory of Reason, The Rise of Christianity, God’s Battalions, and many other books. He serves as Distinguished Professor of the Social Sciences at Baylor University, where he is codirector of the Institute for Studies of by:   This gets complicated - the question is a good one.

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The Triumph of Christianity NPR coverage of The Triumph of Christianity: How a Forbidden Religion Swept the World by Bart D. Ehrman. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. Christianity is an Abrahamic monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ as presented in the New Testament.

Christianity is the world's largest religion, with over billion adherents, known as Christians. The roles of women in Christianity can vary considerably today as they have varied historically since the third century New Testament church.

This is especially true in marriage and in formal ministry positions within certain Christian denominations, churches, and parachurch organizations. Many leadership roles in the organized church have been prohibited to women.Buy 1, Get 1 50% Off: Books for All Ages Book Annex Bestsellers 30% Off Coupons & Deals Hardcover New Releases from 20% Off Buy 1, Get 1 50% Off Mix & Match Hundreds of Books.The identification of Christianity with Europe and not Africa was falsely propagated by white European scholars in modernity.

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