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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 18 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 3 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 4 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 4 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 4 months ago by Kathleen Gail Phillips