Crossway Books & BiblesExploring Church History: A Guide to History, World Religions, and Ethics
Pastors, professors, and students will appreciate this 3-in-1 edition of Eckman's introduction to Christianity's roots, distinctives, and cultural implications. Includes Exploring Church History from the day of Pentecost to the modern age; The Truth About Worldviews such as Buddhism, Islam, and various cults; and Biblical Ethics, reviewing hot-button issues through the lens of Scripture. 352 pages, softcover from Crossway.
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Review 1 for Exploring Church History: A Guide to History, World Religions, and Ethics
Good book for a first contact with the themes
Date:May 25, 2012
Good book. In fact there are three books in one. The author had first published the themes separetedly. In not so many pages he get the most to explain facts, to define borders and to state a balanced Christian and Biblical position. It is so far a very good introduction.
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Review 2 for Exploring Church History: A Guide to History, World Religions, and Ethics
Good introduction - but only for beginners
Date:April 29, 2012
I have just finished reading "Exploring Church History", the first of the three books in this set and the one that I wanted to read.
I bought this book expecting a more detailed description of Church History and was disappointed that this was more of an overview aimed at perhaps a high school level.
I would recommend the book for people who know very little about church history and want an introduction, or a starting point for further investigation. However, for people who already have a general idea of Church History there will be little in this book that they do not know.
For myself, I am still looking for a definitive guide to Church History and this book has not advanced my search very far at all.