The Catholic Church

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  • Edition: Student
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/1994
  • Publisher: St Marys Pr

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How does the Catholic Church exist in the historical context of the world? The course The Catholic Church, ideal as a one-semester course for eleventh- and twelfth-grade students, explores the developments, people, and events that have shaped the Church. Each chapter focuses on one time period.Using personal vignettes and special readings to make the history more personal and specific, the text engages teens in seeing the full historical dimension of the Catholic Church. Full-color, original illustrations, photographs, charts, cartoons, timelines, and maps acquaint students with people, places, and movements that are important to the history of the Church. Study aids include review questions after each section and activities in the margins of the text to personalize the material.

Table of Contents

A Church History Course
Seeing the Church with New Eyes
A Church of Converts
Widening the Circle of Jesus' Followers
The Lasting Legacy of the Apostles
Christian Communities and Scriptures
Gold Tested in Fire
Courageous Faith and Clear Doctrine
Building the City of God
Holiness in the Wilderness, Leadership in the World
Growth in a Crumbling Empire
Spreading the Faith, Bringing Order to Chaos
The Challenge of Christendom
Church and Empire in Tension
The High Middle Ages
High Times, Low Times
The Late Middle Ages
Public Turmoil, Personal Piety
Revolt and Reform
Divisions in the Body of Christ
A Missionary Church
Carrying the Gospel Around the World
The Age of ``Isms''
Revolutionary Thinking Confronts the Church
The Church in North America
A Style of Its Own
World Church
Anguish in an Era of World Wars
The Contemporary Church
On a Pilgrimage into the Future
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