This is the second volume in the History Lives series.
Let history come to life - just the way it should be.
Read the stories of Gregory the Great, Boniface, Charlemagne, Constantine Methodius, Vladimir, Anselm of Canterbury, Bernard of Clairvaux, Francis of Assisi, Thomas Aquinas, Catherine of Sienna, John Wyclif and John Hus.
From people of the Medieval church you can discover how the young Christian church moved on into another era of time. From Gregory I through to Wyclif and Hus you can discover about the crusades and the spread of Islam as well as the beginnings of universities and the Reformation.
As the church moves on through the centuries you can see its people struggling against persecution and problems from inside and out.
Learn from their mistakes and errors but more importantly learn from their amazing strengths and gifts. Marvel at God's wonderful care of his people - the church - the Christian church.
Written in a modern and relaxed style this is a book that will introduce you to history without the tears and with all the wonder.
Extra features throughout this book include looking deeper into issues such as Islam; Division; The crusades; the first university; Creeds and Councils and the Renaissance.
Table of Contents:
Medieval Church Timeline
What was the Medieval Church?
Gregory the Great: An ape who became a lion
How Did the Pope Get His Name?
Boniface: The good news of Christ in foreign worlds
Charlemagne: Crowned by God
What is Islam?
Constantine and Methodius: You sent us holy men
Vladimir: If you know him, you too will rejoice
A Divided Church: The Great Schism of 1054
Anselm of Canterbury: May God so reign in your heart
What were the Crusades?
Bernard of Clairvaux: Did you lead us here to die?
Francis: A knight in monk’s clothing
How the University was Born
Thomas Aquinas: We Call him the Dumb Ox
Catherine of Sienna: Do that which you have promised
John Wyclif: I will not die, but live and declare the works of the Lord
Councils of the Medieval Church
John Hus: This goose is not afraid of being cooked
Other Medieval Christians
The Renaissance: The Middle Ages Come to an End
Where We Got Our Information