The Rise of Western Christendom: Triumph and Diversity, A.D. 200-1000

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Wiley, 18/12/2012 - 712 sider
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This tenth anniversary revised edition of the authoritative text on Christianity’s first thousand years of history features a new preface, additional color images, and an updated bibliography. The essential general survey of medieval European Christendom, Brown’s vivid prose charts the compelling and tumultuous rise of an institution that came to wield enormous religious and secular power.

• Clear and vivid history of Christianity’s rise and its pivotal role in the making of Europe
• Written by the celebrated Princeton scholar who originated of the field of study known as ‘late antiquity’
• Includes a fully updated bibliography and index

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Review: The Rise of Western Christendom: Triumph & Diversity 200-1000

Brugeranmeldelse  - Samuel Brown - Goodreads

Brown remains the best writer in my view on these questions. Long book but rewards the time spent. Læs hele anmeldelsen

Review: The Rise of Western Christendom: Triumph & Diversity 200-1000

Brugeranmeldelse  - Matt - Goodreads

Peter Brown is one of my favorite writers on ancient Christianity and this book does not disappoint. The Rise of Western Christendom provides an excellent overview of Christianity from 200-1000 AD ... Læs hele anmeldelsen

Om forfatteren (2012)

Peter Brown is Emeritus Professor of History at Princeton University. He is a celebrated scholar and author of numerous seminal historical works, which include Augustine of Hippo (1967, 2000), The World of Late Antiquity (1971), The Cult of the Saints (1982), The Body and Society (1988), Power and Persuasion in Late Antiquity: Towards a Christian Empire (1992), Authority and the Sacred: Aspects of the Christianization of the Roman World (1995), Poverty and Leadership in the Later Roman Empire (2002), and the forthcoming Through the Eye of a Needle: Wealth, the Fall of Rome, and the Making of Christianity in the West, 350-550 AD (2012).

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