The World History of Christianity: 1900-2005

Speaker(s): Mark Noll
Date: July 11-20, 2005
Length: 15:37:16
Product ID: RGDL3520S

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Over the course of the 20th century the shape of Christianity in the world changed more dramatically and more rapidly than at any period since the very first centuries of church history. This series offers a historical survey and proposes possible explanations for some of these developments and changes in Christianity over the 20th century. Lectures include:

  • The New Shape of World Christianity
  • Explaining Change Over Time
  • 1900-1914: The Christian World in 1900
  • 1900-1914: The World Starts to Change
  • 1914-1945: Christian Self-Immolation in Europe and Roman Catholic Renovation
  • 1914-1945: New Beginnings
  • 1945-1989: Independence Days
  • 1945-1989: The American Factor in World Christianity
  • 1945-1989: The New World Christianity as of 1989
  • 1989-2005: Retrospect and Prospect

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Mark A. Noll is Francis A. McAnaney Professor of History at the University of Notre Dame, as well as co-founder of the Institute of American Evangelicals at Wheaton College. He is author of many books, including Protestantism: A Very Short Introduction, The Scandal of the Evangelical Mind, A History of Christianity in the United States and Canada, and Is the Reformation Over?: An Evangelical Assessment of Contemporary Roman Catholicism.

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