The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Christianity

Alpha - You know who jesus christ was and why christmas and easter are celebrated, but do you know the story of the spread of the Christian religion—in all its forms—around the world? Have faith! The Pocket Idiot’s Guide™ to Christianity takes you through the history of one of the world’s most popular religions.

The struggles and outcomes of the Reformation. How christianity was spread throughout Africa, Asia, and the Americas and has deeply impacted those peoples. You’re no idiot, of course. Used book in Good Condition. In this pocket idiot’s guide™, you discover:        Full explanations of Christian rites such as the Eucharist and Baptism.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Christianity - The many branches of worship, Protestant, including Catholic, and Orthodox.





The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Bible, Third Edition

Alpha - This revised edition continues to walk both experienced Bible readers and those seeking it out for the first time through a chronological, story-by-story and person-by-person experience. Complete with maps of journeys and explanations of the acts and epistles, james, and more through the old testament • the story of jesus as told in the four gospels • the acts of the apostles as they spread the word of the new church; the letters from Paul, and the law from Joshua, and Moses, including David and Goliath, Joseph, Isaac, John, the women, Peter, Judges, and Kings, and King Solomon • The captives, Ruth, Gideon and Samson, the prophets, Jacob, the poets, Samuel, this book includes: • The journeys of Abraham, and Jude on a variety of topics; and John’s apocalyptic Revelation • The Apocrypha including Maccabees 1 and 2 along with other books included for other practices • An all new reference glossary featuring names and places with descriptions and cross-references to their discussion in the Bible Download a sample chapter.





The Complete Idiots Guide to The Bible

Alpha Books - But when it comes to sitting down and understanding the full significance of the Bible, you feel as helpless as Noah without an Ark. Don't try swimming for shore just yet! the complete Idiot's Guide to the Bible offers accessible summaries and interpretations of everything you'll find in the Bible, from "In the beginning" to the last "Amen.

You'll learn all about patriarchs and matriarchs, kings and kingdoms, prophets and losses, and the good news of Jesus Christ. Bibles. In this complete Idiot's Guide, you get: Religion. You're no idiot, of course. You know what the book of genesis is, Eve, or at least that it is about Adam, and an apple.





The Bible For Dummies For Dummies Lifestyle

For Dummies - The bible for dummies covers these topics and more: ten people in the bible you should know the hebrew bible the apocrypha's hidden treasures What's new about the New Testament Israel's wisdom, and love poetry The Bible's enduring influence The prophets: more than fortunetellers Whether you're interested in broadening your spiritual horizons, or gaining a deeper understanding of the book you grew up reading, uncovering the symbolism of Western culture, literature, The Bible For Dummies has all the information you need to navigate this ancient and fascinating book.

. While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product. People have historically turned to religion to deal with tragedy and change, the Bible can be an accessible, and with the right insight, helpful guide to life's big questions.

The Bible For Dummies For Dummies Lifestyle - Bibles. The bible for dummies appeals to people of all faiths, as well as those who don't practice any particular religion, by providing interfaith coverage of the entire Bible and the often fascinating background information that makes the Bible come alive. The bible for dummies 9781119293507 was previously published as The Bible For Dummies 9780764552960

Religion. Regardless of your religion, understanding the bible brings much of Western art, literature, and public discourse into greater focus—from Leonardo da Vinci's "Last Supper" painting to the Wachowski brothers' The Matrix movies. For Dummies.





The Complete Idiot's Guide to World Religions, 4th Edition: A Revealing Comparison of the Faiths That Shape the Lives of Millions

Alpha - This edition also now features a chapter on Sikhism, a new chapter on the afterlife, more coverage of religious extremism in the 21st century, and additional online resources making it the most up-to-date volume available. In this revised and updated edition of the popular guide to the many faiths followed around the world, modern and ancient religions are extensively covered as well as New Thought religions.

Alpha. Bibles. Outdoes the competition with more chapters on current and ancient religions • Appeals to students, theologists, and those generally interesting in religions around the world. For Dummies. The updated guide to differences-and similarities-of faiths around the world. Religion.





The Complete Idiot's Guide to Islam, 3rd Edition: An In-Depth Look at One of the World s Most Important Religions Complete Idiot's Guides Lifestyle Paperback

Alpha - Bibles. A revised and updated guide that explores the tenets of the Koran, history and culture. Religion. For Dummies. Alpha.





The Complete Idiot's Guide to Taoism

Alpha - Bibles. You’re no idiot, of course. Religion. An explanation of ying-yang and what it represents. However, you may not know it has important parallels with modern Western life: health, ecology, even in such pop culture icons as Luke Skywalker and The Beatles. You know taoism is one of the world’s oldest religions, based on simplicity and balance.

The teachings of Zhuangzi, the often-overlooked master sage of Taoism. Alpha. Taoism’s relationship to Zen Buddhism. For Dummies. But you don’t have to sit at the feet of a taoist master to learn how the taoist tradition has enlightened seekers throughout the centuries! The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to Taoism will show you exactly why Taoist principles appeal to people from every walk of life! In this Complete Idiot’s Guide®, the world’s shortest core religious text, and Laozi, you get: --The history of the Daode Jing, its mysterious author.





The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Reformation and Protestantism

Alpha - For Dummies. Historically, each denomination comes from the same beginnings -- the Reformation. Alpha. As easy to understand history of the Reformation and how it created modern Protestantism. Excellent use of the complete idiot's Guide "RM" format to take a complex historical event and give it meaning to members of any denomination.

Author has a proven track record with this series as co-author of The Complete Idiot's Guide "RM" to the Bible, and brings a credible name and approach to Christian booksellers and readers. Bibles. Religion. No competition in the marketplace, and readers are asking for this book! Many Protestants today -- whether Baptist, Methodist, Presbyterian, or Episcopalian -- have never understood how or why each has different traditions and beliefs.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Reformation and Protestantism - Authors bell and sumner take readers on a journey from martin luther's time through medieval Europe, Old England, colonial American to today, explaining not only big schisms like the break with Rome but smaller ones like John Wesley's break from the Anglican church to form modern Methodism. Covering everything from henry viii's agenda to the North American Great Awakening, The Complete Idiot's Guide "RM" to the Reformation and Protestantism puts everything in perspective.





The Complete Idiot's Guide to Early Christianity

Alpha - Alpha. Explores every aspect of the church and the roots of its core beliefs • Easy to understand and use • Covers the hot topics of Christianity—women in the church, Gnosticism, politics, and more • Author is a well-known scholar and expert on ancient Christianity Religion. The most popular religion in the world has a variety of doctrines, beliefs, and practices.

This book helps its legion of followers to better understand where it all began, while exploring everything from how early Christians lived to Jesus’ initial message and its impact on the church. For Dummies. Where it all began—for two billion followers worldwide. Used book in Good Condition. Bibles.





Church History 101: The Highlights of Twenty Centuries

Reformation Heritage Books - For Dummies. Table of contents: preface first century: apostolic foundations second century: the church of martyrs and confessors third century: persecution and heresy; origen and tertullian fourth century: the beginnings of the christian empire fifth century: the city of god and the city of man sixth century: justinian, calvin, savonarola, and the Conversion of the Scots Seventh Century: Gregory the Great and the Rise of Islam Eighth Century: The Iconoclastic Controversy Ninth Century: Struggle for Power in the Church; Ratramnus and Gottschalk Tenth Century: The Dark Ages Eleventh Century: The Great Schism; Anselm of Canterbury Twelfth Century: The Crusades, and Groote Sixteenth Century: Luther, Benedict, Abelard, Lombard, Huss, and the Waldenses Thirteenth Century: Francis of Assisi and Thomas Aquinas Fourteenth Century: The Church s Babylonian Captivity and John Wycliffe Fifteenth Century: The Renaissance, and the Reformation Seventeenth Century: Reforming the Church in England Eighteenth Century: The Great Awakening Nineteenth Century: Beginnings of Modern Theology and Kingdom Builders Twentieth Century: The Age of Paradoxes Religion.

. Bibles. Three prolific church historians collaborate their efforts in Church History 101 to present you with a quick read of church history's high points. Church history is important because it shows us how God's faithful dealings with His people in the Bible continue in the ongoing life and work of Christ in our world.

Church History 101: The Highlights of Twenty Centuries - If you have ever wished for a short book highlighting church history's most important events that will enlighten your mind and peak your interest, this is the one you ve been waiting for. Used book in Good Condition. Alpha.





Complete Idiot's Guide to the Life of Christ

Alpha - Religion. It looks at who jesus was, at the world in which he grew up, at what he taught, and at the miracles he performed. For Dummies. The book also examines the controversy surrounding the Shroud of Turin. Used book in Good Condition. Bibles. Christian adults who want to re-learn what they were taught as children, or adults who simply are intrigued by the life and teachings of the man many believe to have been the Messiah, will find the information they are looking for in this book.