In Christianity: The Biography Ian Shaw charts the story of Christianity from its birth and infancy among a handful of followers of Jesus Christ, through its years of development into a global religious movement, spanning continents and cultures and transcending educational and social backgrounds.
This new, accessible overview of the global history of Christianity:
- Narrates the story of the Christian tradition and its global heritage over two millennia
- Introduces the major phases, developments, movements, and personalities
- Explores interactions of Christianity with the wider society
- Is written from within the evangelical tradition, but accessible to others
- Presents nuanced, cogent analysis that draws on the latest scholarship