Would that we had more history like this, so well-proportioned in its emphasis, and so pertinent to the understanding of history now in the making. --The Annals
of the American Academy
About the Author
Roland H. Bainton (1894-1984) was for forty-two years a professor of ecclesiastical history at Yale University, an author, a historian, and an ordained Congregational minister. During his long and distinguished academic career, he lectured across the United States and abroad and wrote more than thirty influential books on Christian history.