1. THE EARLY CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY; 10. GREAT BRITAIN AND EUROPE; 16. WHAT CHRISTIANS BELIEVE
John McManners is a Fellow of All Souls College, and Regius Professor Emeritus of Ecclesiastical History at the University of Oxford. He has written extensively on French and European history. His fifth book, Death and the Enlightenment (OUP, 1981), was awarded the Wolfson Literary Prize for History, and was one of The Times ten best non-fiction books of the year.
An extensive and partly annotated list of further reading will be very helpful to the reader who wants to go beyond a one chapter account of two or three medieval centuries, or of a whole continent in later times. * David J. Hall, The Friend * I know of no other book on this subject which is so wide Nn coverage and penetration.' * Financial Times * Review from previous edition full of wise insights, balance of information, reliable scholarship and precision of writing * Times Literary Supplement *