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'The Expansion of Christianity'

In The Expansion of Christianity, a slim volume that is part of the IVP Histories series, Timothy Yates tracks the spread of Christianity from the earliest period of the faith through the twentieth century. In his sweep, he hits all the major missionary efforts and players, everyone from Patrick of Ireland to David Livingstone and Albert Schweitzer. As a survey, I found the book useful and rewarding, but I also personally found some of the material theologically troubling. I was, for … [Read more...]


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