WORLD RELIGION BIBLIOGRAPHY: CHRISTIANITY


  Adair, James R.  Introducing Christianity.  New York: Routledge, 2008.

Anderson, Allan Heaton.  To the Ends of the Earth: Pentecostalism and the Transformation of World Christianity.  New York: Oxford, 2013.

  Angold, Michael, ed.  Cambridge History of Christianity: Volume 5, Eastern Christianity.  Cambridge: Cambridge, 2006.

  Bagley, J.  Doors of Perception: Icons and Their Spiritual Significance.  London: Mowbray, 1987.

  Bahr, Ann Marie, ed.  Christianity: The Illustrated Guide to the Story of Christianity.  Millennium House, 2010.

  Ball, Philip.  Universe of Stone: A Biography of Chartres Cathedral.  New York: Harper, 2008.

Barraclough, Geoffrey, ed.  Christian World: A Social and Cultural History.  New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1985.

  Bass, Diana Butler.  People's History of Christianity: The Other Side of the Story.  New York: Harperone, 2009.

  Bitel, Lisa M.  Isle of the Saints: Monastic Settlement in Early Ireland.  Ithaca: Cornell, 1994.

  Bokenkotter, Thomas.  Concise History of the Catholic Church.  Image, 2005.

  Brittain-Catlin, Timothy.  Churches: Explore The Symbols, Learn The Language And Discover The History.  New York: Collins, 2008.

  Brown, Peter.  Rise of Western Christendom: Triumph and Diversity, 200-1000 AD.  Oxford: Blackwell, 1997.

  Brown, Stewart J. and Tackett, Timothy, eds.  Cambridge History of Christianity: Volume 7, Enlightenment, Reawakening and Revolution, 1660-1815.  Cambridge: Cambridge, 2007.

  Bryan, Christopher.  Render to Caesar: Jesus, The Early Church and the Roman Superpower.  New York: Oxford, 2005.

  Buckley, James, ed. et al.  Blackwell Companion to Catholicism.  Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.

  Cannuyer, Christian.  Coptic Egypt: The Christians of the Nile.  New York: Abrams.

  Casiday, Augustine and Norris, Frederick W., eds.  Cambridge History of Christianity: Volume 2, Constantine to C. 600.  Cambridge: Cambridge, 2007.

  Chadwick, Henry.  Church In Ancient Society: From Galilee to Gregory the Great.  New York: Oxford, 2003.

  Chadwick, H. and Evans, G.R., eds.  Atlas of the Christian Church.  New York: Facts on File, 1987.

  Chadwick, Owen..  History of Christianity.  New York: St. Martin's, 1996.

  _____.  Reformation.  London: Penguin UK, 1990.

  Charbonneau-Lassay, Louis.  Bestiary of Christ.  New York: Parabola, 1991.

  Chidester, David.  Christianity: A Global History.  New York: Harperone, 2001.

Chilton, Bruce.  Christianity: The Basics.  New York: Routledge, 2014.

  Collins, Roger.  Keepers of the Keys: A History of the Papacy.  New York: Basic, 2009.

Cooper, Kate.  Band of Angels: The Forgotten World of Early Christian Women.  New York: Overlook, 2013.

  Cragg, Gerald.  Church and the Age of Reason.  London: Penguin UK, 1990.

  Cross, F.L. and Livingstone, E.A., eds.  Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church.  New York: Oxford, 2005.

Cross, Lawrence.  Eastern Christianity: The Byzantine Tradition.  Philadelphia: E.J. Dwyer, 1989.

  Crossan, John D.  God and Empire: Jesus Against Rome, Then and Now.  New York: Harperone, 2008.

  _____.  In Search of Paul.  New York: Harperone, 2005.

  Denzey, Nicola.  Bone Gatherers: The Lost Worlds of Early Christian Women.  Boston: Beacon, 2008.

  Dora, Veronica Della.  Imagining Mount Athos: Visions of A Holy Place, From Homer to World War II.  Charlottesville: Virginia, 2011.

  Dowden, Ken.  European Paganism: The Realities of Cult From Antiquity to the Middle Ages.  London: Routledge, 1999.

  Duffy, Eamon.  Saints and Sinners: A History of the Popes.  New Haven: Yale, 2006.

  Dunn, James D. G.  Beginnings From Jerusalem.  Philadelphia: Wm. B. Eerdman's, 2008.

  Dupre, Judith.  Churches.  Toronto: Harper Collins Canada, 2001.

  Ehrman, Bart D.  Lost Christianities: The Battles For Scripture and the Faiths We Never Knew.  New York: Oxford, 2005.

  _____.  Lost Gospel of Judas Iscariot: A New Look At Betrayer and Betrayed.  New York: Oxford, 2006.

  _____.  Peter, Paul and Mary Magdalene: The Followers of Jesus in History and Legend.  New York: Oxford, 2006.

  Esler, Philip.  Early Christian World.  New York: Routledge, 2004.

  Farmer, David Hugh.  Oxford Dictionary of Saints.  New York: Oxford, 2004.

  Ferguson, Everett.  Baptism in the Early Church: History, Theology and Liturgy in the First Five Centuries.  Wm. B. Eerdman's, 2008.

  Fletcher, Richard.  Barbarian Conversion: From Paganism to Christianity.  New York: Henry Holt, 1998.

  Flinn, Frank K.  Encyclopedia of Catholicism.  New York: Checkmark, 2007.

  Fox, Robin Lane.  Pagans and Christians.  London: Penguin UK, 2006.

France, Peter.  Hermits: The Insights of Solitude.  New York: St. Martin's, 1996.

  Freeman, Charles.  A.D. 381: Heretics, Pagans and the Dawn of the Monotheistic State.  New York: Overlook, 2009.

  _____.  Closing of the Western Mind: The Rise of Faith and the Fall of Reason.  New York: Vintage, 2005.

  _____.  Holy Bones, Holy Dust: How Relics Shaped the History of Medieval Europe.  New Haven: Yale, 2011.

  _____.  New History of Early Christianity.  New Haven: Yale, 2011.

  Gascoigne, Bamber.  Christianity: A History.  Running Press, 2003.

  Gilley, Sheridan and Stanley, Brian, eds.  Cambridge History of Christianity: Volume 8, World Christianities, C. 1815 - C. 1914.  Cambridge: Cambridge, 2006.

  Giorgi, Rosa.  Saints And Their Symbols.  New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2012.

  Green, Vivian.  New History of Christianity.  Stroud, UK: 1996.

  Gubar, Susan.  Judas: A Biography.  New York: W. W. Norton, 2009.

  Hallam, Elizabeth, ed.  Saints: Who They Are and How They Help You.  New York: Simon and Schuster, 1994.

  Hampl, Patricia.  Virgin Time: In Search of the Contemplative Life.  New York: Ballantine Books, 1993.

  Hastings, Adrian, et al, eds.  Oxford Companion to Christian Thought.  New York: Oxford, 2000.

  Hastings, Adrian, ed.  World History of Christianity.  Wm. B. Eerdman's, 2000.

  Hauerwas, Stanley and Wells, Samuel, eds.  Blackwell Companion to Christian Ethics.  Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.

  Hopkins, Keith.  World Full of Gods: The Strange Triumph of Christianity.  New York: Simon and Schuster, 2000.

  Horsley, Richard A., ed.  Paul and Empire: Religion and Power in Roman Imperial Society.  New York: Continuum, 1997.

  Hsia, R. Po-Chia, ed.  Cambridge History of Christianity: Volume 6, Reform and Expansion, 1500-1600.  Cambridge: Cambridge, 2007.

Isbouts, Jean-Pierre.  Story of Christianity: A Chronicle of Christian Civilization From Ancient Rome to Today.  New York: National Geographic, 2014.

  Jenkins, John.  Jesus Wars: How Four Patriarchs, Three Queens and Two Emperors Decided What Christians Would Believe For the Next 1500 Years.  New York: Harperone, 2010.

  Jenkins, Philip.  Lost History of Christianity: The Thousand-Year Golden Age of the Church in the Middle East, Africa and Asia -- And How It Died.  New York: Harperone, 2008.

  _____.  Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity.  New York: Oxford, 2007.

  Johnson, Luke Timothy.  Creed: What Christians Believe and Why It Matters.  New York: Doubleday, 2003.

  Johnson, Paul.  History of Christianity.  New York: Simon and Schuster, 1979.

  Jonas, Hans.  Gnostic Religion.  Boston: Beacon, 2001.

Kay, William K.  Pentecostalism: A Very Short Introduction.  New York: Oxford, 2011.

Kee, Howard C.  Miracle in the Early Christian World.  New Haven: Yale, 1986.

  _____ et al.  Christianity: A Social and Cultural History.  New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1997.

  Kelly, Sean and Rogers, Rosemary.  Saints Preserve Us!: Everything You Need to Know About Every Saint You'll Ever Need.  New York: Random House, 1993.

  Kerrigan, Michael.  Illustrated Encyclopedia of Catholicism.  New York: Lorenz, 2009.

  Kuryluk, E.  Veronica and Her Cloth: History, Symbolism and Structure of A True Image.  Oxford: Basic Blackwell, 1991.

  Lucie-Smith, Edward.  Glory of Angels.  Collins Design, 2009.

  MacCulloch, Diarmaid.  Christianity: The First Three Thousand Years.  New York: Viking Adult, 2010.

  MacMullen, Ramsay.  Christianity and Paganism in the Fourth to Eighth Centuries.  New Haven: Yale, 1997.

  _____.  Christianizing the Roman Empire (AD 100-400).  New Haven: Yale, 1986.

  Marty, Martin.  Christian World: A Global History.  New York: Modern Library, 2008.

  Matkin, J. Michael.  Complete Idiot's Guide to Early Christianity.  Alpha Books, 2008.

  Mayled, Jon and Green, Janet.  Christianity: The Basics.  New York: Routledge, 2009.

  McBrien, Richard.  Church: The Evolution of Catholicism.  New York: Harperone, 2008.

McDannell, Colleen.  Heaven: A History.  New Haven: Yale, 1988.

McGinn, Bernard.  Presence of God: Foundations of Mysticism, Vol. I, History of Western Christian Mysticism.  London: SCM Press, 1992.

_____.  Presence of God: Growth of Mysticism, Vol. II, A History of Western Christian Mysticism.  Alban Books, 1995.

_____.  Presence of God: Flowering of Mysticism, Vol. III, A History of Western Christian Mysticism.  London: SCM Press, 1998.

  McGrath, Alister E.  Christian Theology: An Introduction.  Oxford: Blackwell, 2006.

  _____.  Christianity: An Introduction.  Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2006.

  _____.  Christianity's Dangerous Idea.  New York: Harperone, 2008.

  McGrath, Alister E. and Marks, Darren C., eds.  Blackwell Companion to Protestantism.  Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2003.

  McLeod, Hugh, ed.  Cambridge History of Christianity: Volume 9, World Christianities, C. 1914 - C. 2000.  Cambridge: Cambridge, 2006.

  McManners, John, ed.  Oxford Illustrated History of Christianity.  New York: Oxford, 2001.

  Meeks, Wayne A.  First Urban Christians: The Social World of the Apostle Paul.  New Haven: Yale, 2003.

  _____.  Origins of Christian Morality: The First Two Centuries.  New Haven: Yale, 1995.

  Melton, J. Gordon.  Encyclopedia of Protestantism.  New York: Checkmark, 2008.

  Meyer, Marvin.  Gnostic Discoveries: The Impact of the Nag Hammadi Library.  Toronto: Harper Collins Canada, 2005.

  Miller, Lisa.  Heaven: Our Enduring Fascination With the Afterlife.  New York: Harper Collins, 2010.

  Mitchell, Margaret M. and Young, Frances M., eds.  Cambridge History of Christianity: Volume I, Origins to Constantine.  Cambridge: Cambridge, 2006.

  Moynahan, Brian.  Faith: A History of Christianity.  New York: Doubleday, 2002.

  Murphy, Stuart J. and Torjesen, Karen Jo.  When Women Were Priests.  New York: Harper Collins, 1995.

  Noble, Thomas F. X. and Smith, Julia M. H., eds.  Cambridge History of Christianity: Volume 3, Early Medieval Christianities, C. 600 - C. 1100.  Cambridge: Cambridge, 2008.

O'Collins, Gerald.  Catholicism: A Very Short Introduction.  New York: Oxford, 2017.

O'Malley, John.  Jesuits: A History From Ignatius to the Present.  Rowman and Littlefield, 2014.

  Ousepensky, L. and Lossky, V.  Meaning of Icons, trans. G.E.H. Palmer and E. Kadloubovsky.  Crestwood, New York: St. Vladmir's Seminary Press, 2002.

  Pagels, Elaine.  Adam, Eve and the Serpent.  London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1988.

  _____.  Beyond Belief: The Secret Gospel of Thomas.  New York: Vintage, 2004.

  _____.  Gnostic Gospels.  New York: Random House, 2004.

  _____ and King, Karen L.  Reading Judas: The Gospel of Judas and the Shaping of Christianity.  New York: Penguin, 2008.

  Parker, Rebecca Ann.  Saving Paradise: How Christianity Traded Love of this World for Crucifixion and Empire.  Boston: Beacon, 2009.

  Parragon Publishing.  Churches And Cathedrals: 1700 Years Of Sacred Architecture.  2010.

  Parry, Ken, ed.  Blackwell Companion to Eastern Christianity.  Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.

  Partner, Peter.  Two Thousand Years: The First Millennium -- The Birth of Christianity to The Crusades.  London: Hushion House, 1999.

  Patte, Daniel, ed.  Cambridge Dictionary of Christianity.  New York: Cambridge, 2010.

  Pelikan, Jaroslav.  Christian Tradition: A History of the Development of Doctrine, Volume 1 -- The Emergence of the Catholic Tradition (100-600).  Chicago: Chicago, 1975.

  _____.  Christian Tradition: A History of the Development of Doctrine, Volume 2 -- The Spirit of Eastern Christendom (600-1700).  Chicago: Chicago, 1977.

  _____.  Christian Tradition: A History of the Development of Doctrine, Volume 3 -- The Growth of Medieval Theology (600-1300).  Chicago: Chicago, 1980.

  _____.  Christian Tradition: A History of the Development of Doctrine, Volume 4 -- Reformation of Church and Dogma (1300-1700).  Chicago: Chicago, 1985.

  _____.  Christian Tradition: A History of the Development of Doctrine, Volume 5 -- Christian Doctrine and Modern Culture (Since 1700).  Chicago: Chicago, 1991.

  Roberts, Paul William.  Journey of the Magi.  Vancouver: Raincoast Books, 2005.

Robinson, Stuart I.  Images of Byzantium: Learning About Icons.  London: Loizou Publications, 1996.

Rubin, Miri and Simons, Walter, eds.  Cambridge History Of Christianity: Christianity In Western Europe, C. 1100 - C. 1500.  New York: Cambridge, 2014.

  Rudolph, K.  Gnosis: The Nature and History of Gnosticism.  San Francisco: Harper and Row, 1983.

  Russell, Jeffrey Burton.  History of Heaven: The Singing Silence.  Princeton: Princeton, 1998.

Ryrie, Alec.  Protestants: The Faith That Made The Modern World.  New York: Viking, 2017.

  Shaw, Roger.  Book Of Saints.  Weldon Owen, 2012.

  Smith, Huston.  Soul of Christianity.  New York: Harperone, 2006.

  Speake, J.  Dent Dictionary of Symbols in Christian Art.  McArthur and Company.

Spencer, Nick.  Evolution Of The West.  SPCK Publishing: 2016.

  Stanford, Peter.  Heaven.  Toronto: Harper Collins Canada, 2002.

  Stemp, Richard.  Secret Language Of Churches And Cathedrals: Decoding The Sacred Symbolism Of Christianity's Holy Buildings.  Duncan Baird, 2010.

  Stump, J. B., and Padgett, Alan G., eds.  Blackwell Companion to Science and Christianity.  Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.

  Trigilio, John and Brighenti, Kenneth.  Catholicism For Dummies.  For Dummies, 2003.

  Urban, Linwood.  Short History of Christian Thought.  New York: Oxford, 1995.

Vermes, Geza.  Christian Beginnings: From Nazareth to Nicaea.  New Haven: Yale, 2013.

  Wagner, Richard.  Christianity For Dummies.  For Dummies: 2004.

Ward, Keith.  Christianity: A Beginner's Guide.  Oneworld: 2007.

  Ware, Timothy.  Orthodox Church.  London: Penguin UK, 1993.

  Weitzmann, K.  Icon: Holy Images, Sixth to Fourteenth Century.  George Braziller, 1978.

  Wilson, Christopher.  Gothic Cathedral.  London: Thames and Hudson, 2005.

  Woodhead, Linda.  Introduction to Christianity.  New York: Cambridge, 2004.

  Woodward, Kenneth L.  Making Saints: How the Catholic Church Determines Who Becomes A Saint, Who Doesn't, and Why.  New York: Touchstone, 1996.

  Wright, Jonathan.  Heretics: The Creation Of Christianity From The Gnostics To The Modern Church.  New York: Houghton Mifflin, 2011.


 

 

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