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God’s Timeline

The Big Book of Church History

Linda Finlayson
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Description

With colour illustrations, pictures, and pull–out timelines, this history book brings the church throughout the ages to life!

 

Learn about the Early, Medieval and Missionary church, passing through key events such as the Council of Nicea and the Reformation – right through to the present day. Find out about the people God used and the impact they had on those around them – including us today!

 

This fascinating book is split into five colour–coded sections:

  1. The Early Church
  2. Medieval Church
  3. Reforming Church
  4. Missionary Church
  5. Modern Church

Sixteen colourful illustrated timelines place key events in church history in a broader historical context. Maps show the ways in which the gospel spread; tables clearly and simply lay out differences in beliefs; and illustrated pages explain key events, people and theological debates throughout the church’s 2,000 year history.

 

Although each period is different from the others, there are common threads that run through all of church history. Symbols highlight a number of important things to look out for:

  • Councils
  • Creeds
  • Martyrdom
  • Kings and Queens
  • Monsteries

This absorbing book will be a great aid to anyone looking for an overview of church history. The pull–out poster featuing the whole timeline, plus key herores and villains, make it easy to trace God’s work through his church.

Linda Finlayson

About Linda Finlayson

Linda Finlayson is an author who writes biographies and church history books for children. She has also contributed to several other books and magazines, and has spoken in schools. She works part time as the administrative assistant at her church, Cornerstone Orthodox Presbyterian Church. She lives in the Philadelphia area with her husband, Sandy Finlayson, author, librarian and professor at Westminster Theological Seminary. They have one son.

Specifications

  • Author: Linda Finlayson
  • Release Date: February 2018
  • Pages: 80
  • Format: Hardback
  • Dimensions: 210 x 297
  • ISBN: 9781527100985
  • Imprint: CF4Kids
  • Category: Children's Books > Biblical Reference
  • Read to me: 6-8
  • Read Myself: 9-12

Endorsements

There are shelves full of books on church history, but almost all of them are directed to adults. This book not only addresses this regrettable situation, but does so with excellence. Parents, teachers and pastors who read through this engaging resource with their children will not only open their eyes to God's continuing work throughout history, but likely learn something themselves!

David Hogg, Senior Pastor, Christ Baptist Church, Raleigh, North Carolina

This unique and creative collation of infographic timelines that map out the contours of church history is a welcome tool for both younger and older students of the history of God's people... a tremendous means of understanding the vast work of God in times past and how the Faith has been passed down to us.

Michael A. G. Haykin, Professor of Church History and Biblical Spirituality, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky
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