The Zondervan Biblical and Theological Lectures series provides a unique audio learning experience. Unlike a traditional audiobook’s direct narration of a book’s text, Zondervan Essential Companion to Christian History: Audio Lectures include high quality live-recordings of college-level lectures that cover the important points from each subject as well as relevant material from other sources.
The Zondervan Essential Companion to Christian History: Audio Lectures gives you what it promises: the essentials. This highly informative, broad-ranging study provides vital facts on the growth and impact of Christianity from the apostles to the present day not only in the Western world but also globally, including the development of Eastern Orthodox and Armenian Christianity, as well as Christianity in Latin America, Southeast Asia, the Baltic and Slavic states, and India. The study is organized by century, going through the major events, ideas, and personalities that have shaped Christian history around the world.
These audio lectures by author and scholar Stephen Backhouse cover:
- The main threads and issues running through each century of Christian history
- Explanations of key historical developments
- Thematic connections between centuries
- Focused looks at key persons, ideas, and events
The final session, devoted to the present century, identifies key themes that the Christian church is presently dealing with and suggests future issues. Useful for students and lay learners alike, Zondervan Essential Companion to Christian History: Audio Lectures will help viewers to grasp the global, multifaceted story of Christians.