Introduces the entire sweep of church history through classics by Polycarp, Augustine, Anselm, Aquinas, a Kempis, Luther, Calvin, Bunyan, Edwards, the Wesleys, Carey, and Bonhoeffer.
"This book makes church history come alive by presenting engaging portraits of twelve major figures whose lives, writings, and theologies still have a formative influence on Christian faith today. Read the book and take the tour. It is a sacred journey you won't forget." -Timothy George, Dean of Beeson Divinity School of Samford University and an Executive Editor of Christianity Today.
“Pages From Church History is an excellent choice for anyone looking for a first book on Christian history and thought. In twelve well chosen studies, Stephen Nichols introduces Christian classics by such towering men of faith as Augustine, Luther, Bunyan, and Bonhoeffer. This is an ideal way to explore church history. Nichols unfolds the story of Christian faith in a readable and clear manner – with models of the best Christian spirituality and theology thrown in as bonus tracks.” -Timothy Larsen, Professor of Theology, Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois