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Turning Points In This Popular Introduction To Church History, Now In Its Third Edition, Mark Noll Isolates Key Events That Provide A Framework For Understanding The History Of Christianity The Book Presents Christianity As A Worldwide Phenomenon Rather Than Just A Western Experience Now Organized Around Fourteen Key Moments In Church History, This Well Received Text Provides Contemporary Christians With A Fuller Understanding Of God As He Has Revealed His Purpose Through The Centuries This New Edition Includes A New Preface Updates Throughout The Book Revised Further Readings For Each Chapter And Two New Chapters, Including One Spotlighting Vatican II And Lausanne As Turning Points Of The Recent Past Students In Academic Settings And Church Adult Education Contexts Will Benefit From This One Semester Survey Of Christian History.

10 thoughts on “Turning Points

  1. says:

    This is a very good basic book on the history of Christianity, which is actually used as a textbook In fact, there is a set of detailed questions in the back which is suitable for discussion or study groups.One of the interesting things about this book is its approach to the subject It does not try to give an impossibly condensed yet comprehensive history of the subject in one huge unwieldy volume Nor does it take the multi volume approach and go into minute details Instead, it takes a serie This is a very good basic book on the history of Christianity, which is actually used as a textbook In fact, there is a set of detailed questions in the back which is suitable for discussion or study groups.One of the interesting things about this book is its approach to the subject It does not try to give an impossibly condensed yet comprehensive history of the subject in one huge unwieldy volume Nor does it take the multi volume approach and go into minute details Instead, it takes a series of crucial moments in the history of Christianity and explores the impact that each of these...

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    I love reading church history And while this wasn t any where near my favorite book on Church History that would be The Story of Christianity by Justo Gonzalez Both volumes are FANTASTIC this could be a great book to give someone who wants to dive into church history and yet doesn t want to commit to a big book as most church history books seem to be The best part of this book is he focuses on 12 or so major events in the history of the church So even the moderate observer will come I love reading church history And while this wasn t any where near my favorite book on Church History that would be The Story of Christianity by Justo Gonzalez Both volumes are FANTASTIC this could be a great book to give someone who wants to dive into church history and yet doesn t want to commit to a big book as most church history books ...

  3. says:

    This is great as a reference book, but not really for a cover to cover read Informative but very dry.

  4. says:

    Touches on important milestones in the history of Christianity insightful, informative and easy to read.

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    I found this to be amongst the best of the books I have read on this topic, and I have read a few this year I would attribute this primarily to the book s accessibility Most of the volumes I have read or seen on the history of the Church appear to be college textbooks As such, well, they kind of make for dry reading This is sad because most Christians then justifiably choose not to become aware of their family history, thus becoming a people without roots Evensad is that it leaves t I found this to be amongst the best of the books I have read on this topic, and I have read a few this year I would attribute this primarily to the book s accessibility Most of the volumes I have read or seen on the history of the Church appear to be college textbooks As such, well, they kind of make for dry reading This is sad because most Christians then justifiably choose not to become aware of their family history, thus becoming a people without roots Evensad is that it leaves the Church open to be manipulated by those with various sectarian or heretical ax...

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    The second of Mark Noll s books that I ve read, and again I was impressed The author takes a methodical, objective walk through nearly 2000 years of Christian history, highlighting a dozen key events such as the Council of Nicea standardization of the Biblical text , coronation of Charlemagne ascendency of Christianity as civilization itself in western europe , the French Revolution struggle between enlightenment thinking and religious traditional power Add to this the Counter Reformation The second of Mark Noll s books that I ve read, and again I was impressed The author takes a methodical, objective walk through nearly 2000 years of Christian history, highlighting a dozen key events such as the Council of Nicea standardization of the Biblical text , coronation of Charlemagne ascendency of Christianity as civilization itself in western europe , the French Revolution struggle between enlightenment thinking and religious traditional power Add to this the Counter Reformation, schism between Eastern and Western Christian churches, and the Edinburgh Missionary Conference in 1910.I don t see how anyone could come away from this book without a new consideration for how religious faith and government society have been deeply intertwined This ...

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    The textbook for a Church History subject I m teaching A balanced, readable, interesting single volume survey The selection of 13 turning point events from 2000 years of church history is a great device Noll has managed to present a reasonably satisfying treatment of the subject in only 330 pages, whilst also keeping the significance of each event constantly in view Well presented as an introductory textbook with photos, select quotations from primary sources, each chapter starting with The textbook for a Church History subject I m teaching A balanced, readable, interesting single volume survey The selection of 1...

  8. says:

    First church history book I ever read Some interesting socio economic explanations for why people did x.

  9. says:

    These are notes are made for my personal research library Esler Research Notes Turning Points, Decisive Moments in the History of Christianity by Mark A Noll Author Background Mark Noll is a professor of history at the University of Notre Dame He is an evangelical who lives and works in a Roman Catholic school and has written a number of significant books that evangelicals have pointed to as important books to their movement He is popularly known for the bo...

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    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here The other book I ve read by Mark Noll profoundly changed the way I perceive Christianity, and for that I am grateful That book was called The Scandal of the Evangelical Mind It chronicled the history of evangelicalism in the United States and Canada from its roots of Methodism, Presbyterianism, big tent revivals, denominational splits and ultimately new doctrines and current fervour I highly recommend it.Turning Points Decisive Moments in the History of Christianity is probably a university The other book I ve read by Mark Noll profoundly changed the way I perceive Christianity, ...

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