Oxford History of the Christian Church (16 vols.)•
Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press 1981–2010
The Oxford History of the Christian Church provides a full survey of Christian churches and their part in humanity’s religious heritage. These accessible and engaging accounts of church history span both the globe and history from apostolic times to the present day. Eminent scholars provide fresh narratives on topics such as the Reformation and the East-West schism, as well as groundbreaking single-volume studies of Christianity in Africa and India. The authors pay particular attention to the place of the church in surrounding society, the institutions of church life, manifestations of popular religion, the link between forms of national culture, and the intellectual tradition within Europe and beyond.
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- Accessible yet authoritative volumes assembled by church history experts
- Historical accounts with both global and local perspectives
- Trusted scholarship on topics familiar and foreign, from the Reformation to Indian Christianity
- Title: Oxford History of the Christian Church
- Editors: Henry and Owen Chadwick
- Publisher: Oxford University Press
- Volumes: 16
- Pages: 9,854
J. M. Wallace-Hadrill was Chichele Professor of Modern History at University of Oxford and a fellow at All Souls College.
About the Editors
Henry Chadwick was a leading historian of the early church and was appointed regius professor at both the universities of Oxford and Cambridge.
Owen Chadwick is a prominent historian of Christianity and was regius professor of modern history at Cambridge.