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New short history of the Catholic Church / Norman Tanner.

Author/Creator:
Tanner, Norman, author.
Publication:
London, [England] ; New York, New York : Burns & Oates, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (277 p.)
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Subjects:
Catholic Church -- History.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Here is a one-volume history of the Christian people from Pentecost to the present day, with principal focus on the Catholic Church. Having passed AD 2000 it seems appropriate and necessary to have a new short history of the first two millennia of the Christian era. In the last half century there has been a massive amount of research into Church history, published in learned articles and in multi-volume works. Full notice is taken of these recent scholarly initiatives in writing this short account, which is also eminently readable. In each section there is a balance between the institution
Contents:
Contents; Acknowledgements; Notes and Abbreviations; Map: The Mediterranean World; Introduction; Chapter 1 Pentecost to the Fourth Century; Chapter 2 Early Middle Ages: 400-1054; Chapter 3 Central and Late Middle Ages; Chapter 4 Early Modern Catholicism: 1500-1800; Chapter 5 Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries; Conclusion; Appendix: List of Ecumenical Councils; Glossary; Bibliography; Index
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Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
1-283-08917-3
9786613089175
1-4411-6212-7
OCLC:
721194849