'Being rooted in the past helps us to stand strong in the present.’
There is something intriguing about the lives of those who have gone before us. We wonder what
they thought, how they lived, what they cared about and maybe even what advice they would offer
In this introduction to church history, you’ll discover answers to those questions and more as
historian Edward Rhodes chronicles church history from the early church up to the recent past.
Edward argues that knowing more about our Christian ancestors helps us to make sense of our own
story and place in history. Be challenged as you consider how lessons from the past can apply to us
today with the help of application points and study questions at the end of each chapter.