To read the ... — Marcus Borg, author of The Heart of Christianity. In the tradition of Howard Zinn comes a new history of Christianity that reveals its bottom-up movements over the past 2,000 years, which preserved Jesus's original message of social justice, and how this history is impacting the church today. For too long, the history of Christianity has been told as the triumph of orthodox doctrine imposed through power and hierarchy.
Praise for A People's History of Christianity Upon its release, the seven volume A People's History of Christianity was lauded for its commitment to raising awareness of the ways in which ordinary Christians have lived throughout more than 20 centuries of Christian history. A People's History of Christianity is one of the newest academic series from Fortress Press. It has been condensed from its multi-volume format to produce two Student Editions for academic use.