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I highly recommend this book for anyone interested in this topic.
Overall while I don't share all the author's thoughts, I must give Jenkins credit for a very interesting, informative, and eye-opening work of history.
This book examines the factors that lead to the demise of Christianity in the Middle East, Africa and Asia.
Forgotten books: Some of the most important books escape notice. Because they tell stories long forgotten, about communities long gone, about strands of history that are invisible... Read morePublished 2 days ago by Frederick W. Schmidt, Jr.
Enjoyed reading the history of the church as it moved East first, not West.Published 2 months ago by Evelyn B. Quave
well written, little known information. Details movement of christianity east of Jerusalem and value of "heritics" in the spread to the barbariansPublished 2 months ago by Sharon McGee
I never realized how much Christianity permeated the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. I think we can learn a lot from the ancient traditions. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Esti
professor Jenkins has no axes to grind as far as i can see. he tells it as he sees it with a plenitude of footnotes to back up his presentation... no ideology that i can detect. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
I was of course aware that the Church used to exist in the Middle East and Asia, and that at some point it was wiped out... Read morePublished 3 months ago by B. Belschner
This was such an interesting read. I'm keeping it as a reference. It does show that while time change, people don't.Published 3 months ago by Kathleen Gail Phillips