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Finding Resources in Accessit
Here are some books that you may find useful during your studies. Search the Bennies catalogue Accessit for more, or browse the Non-fiction collection NFS.
Understanding Christianity by
Call Number: NFS 230 HAL
Publication Date: 2010-08-03
Covering the beliefs common to all Christians, as well as the ones that divide them into different denominations, this is an illuminating look at the faith that began with Jesus and continues to spread his enduring message of peace and salvation.
Call Number: NFS 230 CHR
Publication Date: 2006-12-23
The Guide is quite unlike any other book about Christianity.It approaches Christianity as a foreign land, which it is for a very large number of people. Written at the level of a serious daily newspaper, it introduces readers to the very different forms of Christianity as they are to be found today on all the continents: to its geographical spread; to its history; to its great works of art from cathedrals to paintings, sculpture and music; to its values and ethical responses to the great issues of the day; to its contrasting forms of prayer and worship; to its Bible and the thinking based on it; to its belief in God. More than 200 contributors, eam of scholars from the United States, Europe and the British Commonwealth who are all experts in their subjects, have written the more than 300 major articles which the book contains. In addition, more than 150 provide succinct summaries of information on a whole variety of issues, supplemented by a Who's Who of key figures, along with illustrations, diagrams and time charts, and a comprehensive index. Assumes that its readers are completely unfamiliar with Christianity and is focussed primarily on them: not a single word or idea goes unexplained. But at the same time it is based on a wealth of scholarship, so that it can serve as an authoritative reference work. And for those who do not so much want information as an answer to the fundamental questions of evil, suffering, death and the meaning of life, it offers possible answers based on the resources of the Christian tradition. >
Living Religion PDF
Jesus' commandment of love 2014, Living Religion, pdf, accessed 5 June 2018, .
Diarmaid MacCulloch explores the origins and meanings of Christianity, beginning his journey at the church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, a site that holds important clues to the birth of the faith. The professor also travels to Istanbul, where he examines a debate that erupted in the fourth century about the true nature of Jesus, and to Syria, where he challenges the notion of a clash of civilisations between Christianity and Islam.
In the final episode of this major series on alternative views of the history of Christianity, Cherie examines the challenges to Christianity posed by the trauma of war and political oppression in the 20th century, which culminated in the genocide of the Jews in the Holocaust. Into the huge God-shaped hole fell the modern 'faiths' of materialism and secularism. Christianity was becoming more isolated by so-called 'progress', and this marginalisation was exacerbated by the new, hedonistic anything-goes society of the 1960s. But there is one part of the Western world where Christianity has bucked the downward trend and has never been stronger - the USA. Cherie uncovers the reasons for its continued success there and looks at what the future holds for Christianity. Are we living in a post-Christian age? Or is the 21st century really going to be the Christian century?
YouTube- The History of Christianity
Christianity an Overview- Depth Study Workbook
Cambridge Principal Beliefs in Christianity- -eBook
Christian Research Association
Christianity- The History Channel