Chronological and Background Charts of Church History

Editors: Thomas Nelson
Publication Year: 2018
Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 978-0-310-52879-1
Category: Religion & Theology - Christianity
Image Count: 19
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: Sept 2019
Table of Contents

This book organizes large amounts of information from the history of the church for greater understanding and ease of reference.

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Table of Contents

  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • Overview and General Charts
  • 1. A Timeline of Church History
  • 2. The Parallel Structures of Systematic Theology and Church History
  • 3. The Pendulum Effect in Church History
  • 4. Divine Sovereignty and Free Will–The Debate through the Centuries
  • 5. The Popes Recognized by the Roman Catholic Church
  • 6. Branches of Eastern Orthodox Christianity
  • 7. Major Styles of Church Architecture
  • 8. Great Hymn Writers
  • The Ancient Church (to 476)
  • 9. A Timeline of the Ancient Church (30-476)
  • 10. The Twelve Disciples and Paul after the Death of Jesus
  • 11. Early Symbols of Christianity
  • 12. Worship in the Early Church
  • 13. The Apostolic Fathers and Early Writings
  • 14. The Second-Century Apologists
  • 15. The Arguments of the Apologists
  • 16. The Third-Century Church Fathers
  • 17. The Development of the New Testament Canon
  • 18. Books Debated for Inclusion in the New Testament Canon
  • 19. Ante-Nicene Heresies
  • 20. Roman Persecutions of Christians
  • 21. Niceneand Post-Nicene Fathers
  • 22. Development of Episcopacy in the First Five Centuries
  • 23. Factors Contributing to the Supremacy of the Bishop of Rome
  • 24. Major Ancient Church Doctrinal Controversies
  • 25. Ancient Church Trinitarian Heresies
  • 26. Ancient Church Christological Heresies
  • 27. The Pelagian Controversy
  • 28. The Ecumenical Councils of the Early Church
  • 29. Monasticism in the Ancient Church
  • 30. Women in the Ancient Church
  • The Medieval Church (476-1517)
  • 31. A Timeline of the Medieval Church (c. 500–1500)
  • 32. The Conversion of the Barbarian Tribes
  • 33. Church and State in the Byzantine Empire (c. 500-1453)
  • 34. Church and State in the West (754-1309)
  • 35. The Iconoclastic Controversy
  • 36. Early Medieval Church Leaders
  • 37. The Primary Causes of the East-West Schism of 1054
  • 38. The Crusades
  • 39. The Muslim Conquest and the Crusades–A Comparison
  • 40. The Theology of Scholasticism
  • 41. Arguments for the Existence of God–The Five Ways of Thomas Aquinas
  • 42. Major Monastic Orders
  • 43. Medieval Mysticism
  • 44. Women in the Middle Ages
  • 45. Medieval Dissenters and Heretical Groups
  • 46. The Great Schism of the Papacy (1378-1417)
  • 47. Medieval Ecumenical Councils
  • 48. Forerunners of the Reformation
  • The Reformation (1517-1648)
  • 49. A Timeline of the Reformation in Germany (1517-1648)
  • 50. A Timeline of the Reformation in Switzerland (1519–1575)
  • 51. A Timeline of the Reformation in France (c.1510–1685)
  • 52. A Timeline of the Reformation in England and Scotland (c. 1530–1688)
  • 53. A Timeline of the Reformation in the Netherlands (c. 1530–1648)
  • 54. A Timeline of the Catholic Reformation (c. 1500-1648)
  • 55. Four Major Reformers
  • 56. Other German Reformers
  • 57. Other Swiss Reformers
  • 58. The Radical Reformation
  • 59. Italian Renaissance Figures and Their Relationship to the Church
  • 60. Northern Renaissance Figures and Their Relationship to the Church
  • 61. The English Reformers
  • 62. Church and State in Tudor England
  • 63. The English Puritans
  • 64. Church and State in Stuart England
  • 65. Leaders of the French Huguenots
  • 66. Church and State in France (1515-1589)
  • 67. Protestant Creeds of the Reformation Era
  • 68. Leaders of the Catholic Counterreformation
  • 69. Religious Wars of the Reformation
  • 70. Theological Issues–Protestant versus Catholic
  • 71. Theological Issues–Lutheran versus Reformed
  • 72. Theological Issues–Calvinist versus Arminian
  • 73. A Family Tree of Protestant Denominational Groups
  • The Modern Church (from 1648)
  • 74. A Timeline of the Modern Church in Britain (from 1688)
  • 75. A Timeline of the Modern Church in Germany (from 1648)
  • 76. A Timeline of the Modern Church in France, Switzerland, and the Netherlands (from 1648)
  • 77. Leaders in the Development of Science and Their Relationship to the Church
  • 78. English Deism and Its Opponents
  • 79. Church and State in France (1589-1814)
  • 80. German Pietism and English Methodism–A Comparison
  • 81. John Wesley and George Whitefield–A Contrast
  • 82. Other European Revivals
  • 83. Evangelical Social Reformers in England
  • 84. Major Figures in German Liberal Theology
  • 85. Other Prominent Figures in European Theology
  • 86. Prominent Protestant Missionaries
  • 87. Prominent Roman Catholic Missionaries
  • 88. Major Indigenous Christian Religious Movements in Africa
  • 89. Modern Roman Catholic Ecumenical Councils
  • 90. Forerunners of Pentecostalism
  • 91. The Growth and Development of the World Council of Churches
  • 92. Translations of the Bible into English
  • 93. Notable Protestant Historians of the Church
  • The American Church (from 1607)
  • 94. A Timeline of the Church in the American Colonies (1607-1776)
  • 95. A Timeline of the Church in the United States (from 1776)
  • 96. Religion in the Thirteen Colonies
  • 97. Religious Utopian Communities in America
  • 98. The American Puritans
  • 99. Leaders of the First Great Awakening
  • 100. Religious Influences Supporting the American Revolution
  • 101. Religious Influences Opposed to the American Revolution
  • 102. Leaders of the Second Great Awakening
  • 103. A Comparison of the First and Second Great Awakenings
  • 104. Major Nineteenth-Century Evangelical Social Reform Movements
  • 105. Denominational Schisms over Slavery
  • 106. Black Denominations in the United States
  • 107. Major Nineteenth-Century American Cults
  • 108. Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Parachurch Organizations
  • 109. Nineteenth-Century American Theologians and Preachers
  • 110. Late Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Revivalists
  • 111. Key Figures in the Dissemination of Dispensationalism in America
  • 112. A Comparison of Historic Covenant and Historic Dispensational Theology
  • 113. Denominational Divisions over the Modernist-Fundamentalist Controversy
  • 114. Key Figures in the Twentieth-Century Presbyterian Schisms
  • 115. Twentieth-Century American Theologians and Preachers
  • 116. Leading Figures of the Pentecostal and Charismatic Movements
  • 117. Pentecostals and Charismatics–A Comparison
  • 118. An American Presbyterian Family Tree
  • 119. An American Baptist Family Tree
  • 120. An American Lutheran Family Tree
  • 121. An American Episcopal Family Tree
  • 122. An American Methodist Family Tree
  • 123. An American Reformed and Congregationalist Family Tree
  • 124. An American Pentecostal Family Tree
  • 125. An American Mennonite Family Tree
  • 126. An American Adventist Family Tree
  • Bibliography