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The Spreading Flame

The Rise and Progress of Christianity from Its First Beginning to a.d. 800

ISBN: 978-1-912149-11-7

(432 pages)  


The picture that emerges from this story of the early church – from its infancy to the conversion of the English in about a.d. 800 – is one of a church that is an unquenchable spiritual force organized for tribulation. Its spiritual resources are never stronger than in times of seeming disaster. Bruce gives the reader a feel for the evangelistic fervor of the Apostles and the early Christians in a narrative filled with solid, well-reasoned, richly researched facts. “The way in which Bruce conveys the sweeping narrative of the New Testament is simply enthralling. I found myself not being able to put the book down,” said blogger and campus minister Chris Hall.


The Spreading Flame

SKU: 978-1-912149-11-7
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