Church History: A Crash Course for the Curious

By Christopher Catherwood

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Church History: A Crash Course for the Curious

By Christopher Catherwood

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In this concise, accessible guide, author Christopher Catherwood takes his readers through the history of the faith, educating them about the uniqueness of Christianity from its birth to the diverse, global Evangelical Church we know today. Church History is the perfect place to start for anyone who wants to know where to begin this quest for knowledge.

Enjoy discovering more about the lives of men and women from various times and places, not only to better understand the church, but also to know how to live wisely in this age. These are some of the many reasons why history is so important.

From those who desire to learn more about their fellow followers of Jesus Christ throughout history to those who want to learn more about church for themselves, this book will test you to dig deeper in your faith.


Christopher Catherwood

Christopher Catherwood (PhD, University of East Anglia) is a fellow of the Royal Historical Society and member of both Churchill and St. Edmund's Colleges at Cambridge University. He was a fellow of the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust in 2010 and medalist in 2014. Christopher lives in a village near Cambridge with his wife, Paulette.

Product Details

Category: History & Biography
Format: Paperback
Page Count: 224
Size: 5.5 in x 8.5 in
Weight: 9.3 ounces
ISBN-10: 1-58134-841-X
ISBN-13: 978-1-58134-841-5
ISBN-UPC: 9781581348415
Case Quantity: 60
Published: March 31, 2007


"Honest historian Christopher Catherwood informs us straightaway that he views the Christian story through the lenses of Protestant, Reformed, evangelical, baptistic, free-church spectacles. His telling of the tale, journalistic in style while scholarly in substance, then proves his point. You will find this book clarifying and invigorating."
J. I. Packer, Late Board of Governors’ Professor of Theology, Regent College

"Christopher Catherwood provides an enriching, plain-language, big-picture overview of divine Providence as it unfolds in redemptive history from the close of the apostolic era until today. Church History is both wonderfully readable and carefully, clearly presented. It digs beneath the obvious and soars above the trite. This is a superb summary of the story of gospel history."
John MacArthur, Pastor, Grace Community Church, Sun Valley, California; Chancellor, The Master’s University and Seminary