By Geoffrey Blainey
A brief background of Christianity vividly describes some of the major gamers within the religion’s upward push and fall in the course of the a while, from Jesus himself to Francis of Assisi, Martin Luther, Francis Xavier, John Wesley, or even the Beatles, who claimed to be “more renowned than Jesus.” Blainey takes us into the area of Christian worshipers in the course of the ages—from housewives to stonemasons—and lines the increase of the critics of Christ and his followers.
Eminently readable, and written with Blainey’s attribute interest and storytelling ability, this publication usually locations Christianity on the middle of global historical past. Will it stay close to the heart? Blainey’s narrative illustrates that Christianity’s background is a much-repeated tale of ups and downs.