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by Carter Lindberg


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3,000 years of ideas about the nature of love in Western culture are brought together in this concise history. Takes the reader on a lightning but enlightening journey through 3,000 years of the idea of love Examines the influential movements, people, and work that have helped shape our notion of love in Western culture, written by a key figure in religious history Tackles the historical and religious concept in Western society, and our efforts to apply ideas of love to social.

Carter Lindberg is Professor Emeritus of Church History at Boston University School of Theology. He is the author of numerous books, including A Brief History of Christianity (2005), The Pietist Theologians (2004), The Reformation Theologians (2001), and The European Reformations (1995), all published by Wiley-Blackwell.

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Wiley Blackwell Brief Histories of Religion. 208. Author Biography. Carter Lindberg is Professor Emeritus of Church History at Boston University School of Theology. He is the author of numerous books, includingA Brief History of Christianity (2005),The Pietist Theologians (2004),The Reformation Theologians (2001), andThe European Reformations (1995), all published by Wiley-Blackwell. Country of Publication.

Charting the rise and development of Christianity, Carter Lindberg has succeeded in writing a concise and compelling history of the worlds largest religion

Charting the rise and development of Christianity, Carter Lindberg has succeeded in writing a concise and compelling history of the worlds largest religion. Demonstrates how the Christian community received and forged its identity from its development of the Bible to the present day.

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Written by internationally regarded theologian, Carter Lindberg, who is the author . An authoritative yet succinct history, written to appeal to a general audience as well as students of the history of Christianity.

Written by internationally regarded theologian, Carter Lindberg, who is the author of numerous titles on theology and Church history.

3,000 years of ideas about the nature of love in Western cultureare brought together in this concise history. By blending the worksof many scholars and examining the significant lives, works, andmovements associated with love, Love: A Brief History ThroughWestern Christianity traces the evolution and impact of thistimeless topic. Takes the reader on a lightning but enlightening journeythrough 3,000 years of the idea of loveExamines the influential movements, people, and work that havehelped shape our notion of love in Western culture, written by akey figure in religious historyTackles the historical and religious concept in Westernsociety, and our efforts to apply ideas of love to socialconcernsExplores diverse periods and examples – from thetheological and philosophical texts of figures such as Augustine,Luther, and Feuerbach to intellectual movements like Romanticismand tragic historic figures such as Abelard and HeloiseContributes valuable insights into one of history’s mostinexhaustible and timeless topics, spanning biblical views of loveincluding monasticism and pietism, romantic notions of love,through to today’s liberal religion and concept of love asself-fulfillment.
Love: A Brief History Through Western Christianity (Wiley Blackwell Brief Histories of Religion) download epub
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Author: Carter Lindberg
ISBN: 0631235981
Category: History
Subcategory: World
Language: English
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; 1 edition (April 28, 2008)
Pages: 208 pages