Christianity: A Brief History.

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Date: Spring 2021
From: Baptist History and Heritage(Vol. 56, Issue 1)
Publisher: Baptist History and Heritage Society
Document Type: Article
Length: 498 words
Lexile Measure: 1210L

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Christianity: A Brief History. By Michael D. Robinson. Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2019. 512 pp.

Many religious educational institutions offer introductory Christian history courses in a one-semester format, creating a demand for more single-volume presentations. Mike Robinson, professor of Christian studies at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, fashioned his one-volume history of Christianity specifically for a single-term, undergraduate entry-level course and for general readers interested in this field of study. Beginning students of Christian history will benefit considerably by examining this work.

Utilizing a chronological approach, Robinson focuses upon the history of Western Christianity. He begins by exploring cultural and historical origins and advances of first-century Christianity, and concludes with an examination of significant developments in the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. In the...

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