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story of European Christianity

Masterman, John Howard Bertram

story of European Christianity

by Masterman, John Howard Bertram

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Published by H. Milford, Oxford University Press in London [etc.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Europe -- Church history

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby J. Howard B. Masterman.
      SeriesThe church"s message for the coming time ;, 2
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBR146 .M35
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 87 p. ;
      Number of Pages87
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6618874M
      LC Control Number19014548
      OCLC/WorldCa20769548

        The second important element of European culture was Christianity and how it influenced Rome as well as Europe afterwards. SUBSCRIBE Subscribe to me on YouTu. Christian forces from Europe captured Toledo and Lisbon by , and held half the Iberian peninsula. Their success inspired others from Europe to join in a new campaign which brought the entire peninsula except for the kingdom of Granada into Christian hands. Granada remained Muslim until when Christian forces recaptured it.

        In that sense, Christianity will always be part of European identity. Just as pre-Christian religions and cultures stretching all the way back to the last Ice Age will also always be part of European identity. But although there was a time when Europe was Christian, Christianity was never European. About How the Irish Saved Civilization. The perfect St. Patrick’s Day gift, and a book in the best tradition of popular history — the untold story of Ireland’s role in maintaining Western culture while the Dark Ages settled on 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 aim. The story of the early spread of Christianity into Europe is mostly unknown, due to limited records available from this period. We do that Saul, or Paul, as he more commonly known, was first-century Roman Jew who was instrumental in creating what is now known as Christianity, according to many scholars, as well as bringing the early teachings.


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