The Lost History of Christianity: The Thousand-Year Golden Age of the Church in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia--And How It Died

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  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/3/2009
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publications

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In this groundbreaking book, renowned religion scholar Philip Jenkins offers a lost history, revealing that for centuries Christianity's center existed to the east of the Roman Empire. Book jacket.

Author Biography

Philip Jenkins has a joint appointment at Penn State University and Baylor University. He has published articles and op-ed pieces in The Wall Street Journal, New Republic, Atlantic Monthly, The Washington Post, and The Boston Globe and has been a guest on top national radio shows across the country.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsp. vii
A Note on Names and -ismsp. ix
The End of Global Christianityp. 1
Churches of the Eastp. 45
Another Worldp. 71
The Great Tribulationp. 97
The Last Christiansp. 139
Ghosts of a Faithp. 173
How Faiths Diep. 207
The Mystery of Survivalp. 227
Endings and Beginningsp. 247
Notesp. 263
Acknowledgmentsp. 299
Indexp. 301
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