- New archaeological discoveries that give students a better view of the early Christian Church and communities of Christians.
- Advances in the recovery of Gnostic texts that have revealed a richer diversity of “Christianities” in the first century.
- The latest research into the role of women throughout the history of the Christian Church.
- A look at how Christianity has been in decline in Europe and the US—and on the rise in Latin America, Africa, and Asia.
The Story of Christianity: Volume 1, The Early Church to the Dawn of the Reformation is available now. (ISBN 9780061855887, paperback, $25.99)
The Story of Christianity: Volume 2, The Reformation to the Present Day will be available in early December—in time for spring adoption. (ISBN 9780061855894, paperback, $24.99)
Both will continue to give students a thorough and reasoned introduction to the history of Christianity.
If you need a desk copy of either volume, please let us know.