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The Tried by Fire - The Story of Christianity's First Thousand Years

William J. Bennett

Full of larger-than-life characters, stunning acts of bravery, and heart-rending sacrifice, Tried by Fire narrates the rise and expansion of Christianity from an obscure regional sect to the established faith of the world’s greatest empire with influence extending from India to Ireland, Scandinavia to Ethiopia, and all points in between. William J. Bennett explores the riveting lives of saints and sinners, paupers and kings, merchants and monks who together—and against all odds—changed the world forever. To tell their story, Bennett follows them through the controversies and trials of their time. Challenged by official persecution, heresy, and schism, they held steadfast to the truth of Christ. Strengthened by poets, preachers, and theologians, they advanced in devotion and love. In this moving and accessible narrative, Tried by Fire speaks across centuries to offer insight into the people and events that shaped the faith that continues to shape our lives today.

Full of larger-than-life characters, stunning acts of bravery, and heart-rending sacrifice, Tried by Fire narrates the rise and expansion of Christianity from an obscure regional sect to the established faith of the world’s greatest empire with influence extending from India to Ireland, Scandinavia to Ethiopia, and all points in between. William J. Bennett explores the riveting lives of saints and sinners, paupers and kings, merchants and monks who together—and against all odds—changed the world forever. To tell their story, Bennett follows them through the controversies and trials of their time. Challenged by official persecution, heresy, and schism, they held steadfast to the truth of Christ. Strengthened by poets, preachers, and theologians, they advanced in devotion and love. In this moving and accessible narrative, Tried by Fire speaks across centuries to offer insight into the people and events that shaped the faith that continues to shape our lives today.
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Full of larger-than-life characters, stunning acts of bravery, and heart-rending sacrifice, Tried by Fire narrates the rise and expansion of Christianity from an obscure regional sect to the established faith of the world’s greatest empire with influence extending from India to Ireland, Scandinavia to Ethiopia, and all points in between. William J. Bennett explores the riveting lives of saints and sinners, paupers and kings, merchants and monks who together—and against all odds—changed the world forever. To tell their story, Bennett follows them through the controversies and trials of their time. Challenged by official persecution, heresy, and schism, they held steadfast to the truth of Christ. Strengthened by poets, preachers, and theologians, they advanced in devotion and love. In this moving and accessible narrative, Tried by Fire speaks across centuries to offer insight into the people and events that shaped the faith that continues to shape our lives today.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Not Yet Available

Length:

15h 42m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

07:57


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

36:08


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

32:53


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

44:34


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

46:06


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

54:05


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

52:20


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

46:39


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

51:17


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

47:56


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

51:45


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

40:57


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

43:40


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

01:12:31


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

49:36


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

47:49


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

53:51


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

47:55


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

51:59


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

52:41


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

09:23