Dominion: How the Christian Revolution Remade the World

21 January 2019 | By Tom Holland | Filed in: church-history.

A marvelous Economist account of how the Christian Revolution forged the Western imagination Crucifixion, the Romans believed, was the worst fate imaginable, a punishment reserved for slaves How astonishing it was, then, that people should have come to believe that one particular victim of cruc

Letter to a Suffering Church: A Bishop Speaks on the Sexual Abuse Crisis

12 July 2019 | By Robert Barron | Filed in: church-history.

The sexual abuse scandal has gripped the Catholic Church for the past thirty years, and continues to wreak havoc even today It s been a diabolical masterpiece, one that has compromised the work of the Church in every way and has left countless lives in ruin Many Catholics are understandably aski

The Standard of Truth: 1815–1846 (Saints, #1)

26 February 2019 | By The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints | Filed in: church-history.

In 1820, a young farm boy in search of truth has a vision of God the Father and Jesus Christ Three years later, an angel guides him to an ancient record buried in a hill near his home With God s help, he translates the record and organizes the Savior s church in the latter days Soon others join h

No Unhallowed Hand: 1846-1893 (Saints, #2)

07 February 2018 | By The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints | Filed in: church-history.

With mobs threatening to drive them from their homes, thousands of Latter day Saints flee Nauvoo, their gathering place for the past seven years Following Brigham Young and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, they travel west across prairie and plain, trusting in God to prepare a home for them beyon

The Fisherman's Tomb: The True Story of the Vatican's Secret Search

24 May 2019 | By John O\'Neill | Filed in: church-history.

A Texas oilman A brilliant female archaeologist An unknown world underneath the Vatican.In 1939, a team of workers beneath the Vatican unearthed an early Christian grave This surprising discovery launched a secret quest that would last decades a quest to discover the long lost burial place of t

Paul: A Biography

19 November 2019 | By N.T. Wright | Filed in: church-history.

In this definitive biography, renowned Bible scholar, Anglican bishop, and bestselling author N T Wright offers a radical look at the apostle Paul, illuminating the humanity and remarkable achievements of this intellectual who invented Christian theology transforming a faith and changing the world

Onward: Engaging the Culture without Losing the Gospel

28 February 2017 | By Russell D. Moore | Filed in: church-history.

Christianity Today Beautiful Orthodoxy Book of the Year in 2016 Keep Christianity Strange As the culture changes all around us, it is no longer possible to pretend that we are a Moral Majority That may be bad news for America, but it can be good news for the church What s needed now, in sh

Church of Spies: The Pope's Secret War Against Hitler

17 June 2018 | By Mark Riebling | Filed in: church-history.

Pope Pius XII is perhaps the most detested pope in modern history, vilified for allegedly appeasing Hitler and betraying the Jewish people by remaining silent during the Holocaust But this conventional narrative is not the full story.In Church of Spies, the intelligence expert Mark Riebling draws o

Martin Luther: The Man Who Rediscovered God and Changed the World

11 June 2019 | By Eric Metaxas | Filed in: church-history.

From 1 New York Times bestselling author Eric Metaxas comes a brilliant and inspiring biography of the most influential man in modern history, Martin Luther, in time for the 500th anniversary of the Reformation n nOn All Hallow s Eve in 1517, a young monk named Martin Luther posted a document he hop

Crusaders: The Epic History of the Wars for the Holy Lands

13 June 2018 | By Dan Jones | Filed in: church-history.

A major new history of the Crusades with an unprecedented wide scope, told in a tableau of portraits of people on all sides of the wars, from the New York Times bestselling author of The Templars n nFor than one thousand years, Christians and Muslims lived side by side, sometimes at peace and so

Church History in Plain Language

22 October 2018 | By Bruce L. Shelley | Filed in: church-history.

It s about time that someone wrote church history that tells about people, not just about eras and ages Church History in Plain Language taps the roots of our Christian family tree It combines authoritative research with a captivating style to bring our heritage home to us.