A chronological history of Christianity from the early church to the present, indicating the forces and ideas that shaped the past and are shaping the present.Everything turned on that key presupposition of the spirita#39;s superiority. Extended and applied, the dichotomy of body-spirit yielded strange fruits, which the mainline Christians fought to reject. ... It usually had a mythology saying God was too spiritual to have been involved in creating this world. ... Various rites were designed to free those bits of spirit, the real persons, from their fleshy embodiments.
|Title||:||A History of Christianity in the World|
|Author||:||Clyde Leonard Manschreck|
|Publisher||:||Prentice Hall - 1985|