THY KINGDOM COME: A SKETCH OF CHRIST’S CHURCH IN HISTORY – BOOK II

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COVER PAGE AND PREFACE

 

TIME LINE OF CHURCH HISTORY IN THE NEW TESTAMENT ERA

 

INTRODUCTION : HISTORY FORETOLD IN SCRIPTURE

 

 

 

SECTION I : CHRISTIANITY’S HUMBLE BIRTH IN THE APOSTOLIC ERA  33 –70 AD

 

CHAPTER 1 : HUMBLE BEGINNINGS YET GREAT PROMISE

 

CHAPTER 2 : THE RAPID SPREAD OF THE GOSPEL

 

CHAPTER 3 : PERSECUTION BEFORE REDEMPTION

 

 

 

SECTION II : CHRISTIANITY’S REDEMPTION FROM EARTHLY JERUSALEM  70 AD

 

CHAPTER 4: REDEMPTION IN THE MIDST OF  DESTRUCTION

 

 

 

SECTION III : A WILDERNESS EXPERIENCE 70 – 1330 AD

 

CHAPTER 5 : THE POST-APOSTOLIC, ANTE-NICENE ERA

 

CHAPTER 6 : CONSTANTINE AND THE RISE OF THE NOMINALLY CHRISTIAN ROMAN EMPIRE

 

CHAPTER 7 : THE FOURTH CENTURY CHURCH

 

CHAPTER 8 : THE FIFTH CENTURY CHURCH

 

CHAPTER 9 : THE SPREAD OF CHRISTIANITY AMONG THE CELTIC AND GERMANIC PEOPLES

 

CHAPTER 10 : THE FRANKISH KINGDOM AND THE PAPACY

 

CHAPTER 11 : THE EASTERN CHURCHES

 

CHAPTER 12 : THE SCOURGE OF ISLAM

 

CHAPTER 13 : THE PAPACY AND THE HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE

CHAPTER 14 : THE GREAT SCHISM AND THE BYZANTINE EMPIRE

CHAPTER 15 : THE CONVERSION OF SCANDINAVIA

CHAPTER 16 : TWO WITNESSES IN THE WILDERNESS

CHAPTER 17 : THE HIGH MIDDLE AGES

 

SECTION IV : SPIRITUAL BLESSING AND PROSPERITY IN THE PROTESTANT REFORMATION 1330 – 1648 AD

 

CHAPTER 18 : WYCKLIFFE, MORNINGSTAR OF THE REFORMATION

CHAPTER 19 : JOHN HUSS AND REFORMATION ON CONTINENTAL EUROPE

CHAPTER 20 : FROM WYCKLIFFE AND HUSS TO LUTHER

 

CHAPTER 21 : HISTORY OF PROTESTANTISM IN GERMANY TO THE LEIPSIC DISPUTATION, 1519

 

CHAPTER 22 : FROM THE LEIPSIC DISPUTATION TO THE DIET OF WORMS, 1521

 

CHAPTER 23  : HISTORY OF PROTESTANTISM IN SWITZERLAND FROM A.D. 1516 TO ITS ESTABLISHMENT AT ZURICH, 1525

 

CHAPTER 24 : HISTORY OF PROTESTANTISM FROM THE DIET OF WORMS, 1521, TO THE AUGSBURG CONFESSION, 1530

CHAPTER 25 : A PANORAMIC VIEW OF PROTESTANTISM IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY

CHAPTER 26 : RISE AND ESTABLISHMENT OF PROTESTANTISM IN SCANDINAVIA

CHAPTER 27 : PROTESTANTISM IN SWITZERLAND FROM ITS ESTABLISHMENT IN ZURICH (1525) TO THE DEATH OF ZWINGLI (1531)

CHAPTER 28 : PROTESTANTISM IN GERMANY FROM THE AUGSBURG CONFESSION TO THE PEACE OF PASSAU

CHAPTER 29 : FROM RISE OF PROTESTANTISM IN FRANCE (1510) TO PUBLICATION OF THE INSTITUTES (1536)

CHAPTER 30 : RISE AND ESTABLISHMENT OF PROTESTANTISM AT GENEVA

CHAPTER 31 : THE RISE OF THE JESUIT ORDER AND ITS BLACK POPE

CHAPTER 32 : PROTESTANTISM CRUSHED IN ITALY AND BEYOND THROUGH THE ROMAN INQUISITION

CHAPTER 33 : PROTESTANTISM IN THE WALDENSIAN VALLEYS AND BEYOND

CHAPTER 34 : PROTESTANTISM IN FRANCE FROM DEATH OF FRANCIS I (1547) TO EDICT OF NANTES (1598)

CHAPTER 35 : HISTORY OF PROTESTANTISM IN THE NETHERLANDS

CHAPTER 36 : PROTESTANTISM IN POLAND AND BOHEMIA

CHAPTER 37 : PROTESTANTISM IN HUNGARY AND TRANSYLVANIA

CHAPTER  38 :  PROTESTANTISM IN ENGLAND FROM THE TIMES OF HENRY VIII THROUGH QUEEN ELIZABETH

CHAPTER 39 :  PROTESTANT REFORMATION IN SCOTLAND

CHAPTER 40 : PROTESTANTISM IN NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA

CHAPTER 41 :  PROTESTANTISM IN AFRICA AND ASIA

CHAPTER 42 : THE THIRTY YEARS’ WAR

CHAPTER 43 :  PROTESTANTISM IN ENGLAND AND SCOTLAND DURING THE REIGNS OF KINGS JAMES I AND CHARLES I

 

SECTION V :  THE AGE OF SECULAR HUMANISM AND BABYLONIAN CAPTIVITY  1648 – PRESENT

 

CHAPTER 44 : THE MODERN HUMANISTIC ERA

 

CHAPTER 45 : DECLENSION OF SWEDEN AND ITS ESTABLISHED CHURCH 1648-1775

 

CHAPTER 46 : DECLENSION OF THE NETHERLANDS AND ITS ESTABLISHED PROTESTANT CHURCH 1648-1775

 

CHAPTER 47 : SOUTH AFRICA – A NEW BEACHHEAD FOR PROTESTANTISM

 

CHAPTER 48 : PRE-REVOLUTIONARY FRANCE

 

CHAPTER 49 : PERSECUTION OF WALDENSIAN PROTESTANTS ON THE  ITALIAN PENINSULA

 

CHAPTER 50 : SPAIN AND PORTUGAL  PRE-1775

 

CHAPTER 51 : THE DECLINE OF THE HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE AND THE RISE OF PRUSSIA BEFORE THE NAPOLEONIC ERA

 

CHAPTER 52 : SWITZERLAND 1648-1775

 

CHAPTER 53 : POLAND PRE-1775

 

CHAPTER 54 : HUNGARY AND TRANSYLVANIA'S RELIGIOUS DECLINE

 

CHAPTER 55 : RUSSIA ENTERS THE MODERN ERA FROM MEDIEVAL ISOLATION

 

CHAPTER 56 : GREAT BRITAIN 1648-1775

 

CHAPTER 57 : NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA 1648-1775

 

CHAPTER 58 : THE SPIRIT OF '76 AND THE BIRTH OF THE SECULARIST STATE

 

CHAPTER 59 : THE FRENCH REVOLUTION AND THE NAPOLEONIC ERA

 

CHAPTER 60 : CONTINENTAL EUROPE IN THE AFTERMATH OF THE FRENCH REVOLUTION

 

CHAPTER 61 : THE RISE AND FALL OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE

 

CHAPTER 62 : THE RISE OF THE AMERICAN "EMPIRE"

 

CHAPTER 63 : AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND AND OCEANIA IN THE MODERN ERA

 

CHAPTER 64 : NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA POST-1776

 

CHAPTER 65 : ASIA IN THE MODERN ERA

CHAPTER 66 : SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA IN THE MODERN ERA

CHAPTER 67 : THE RESURGENCE OF ISLAM IN THE MIDDLE EAST, NORTH AFRICA, AND BEYOND

CHAPTER 68 : THE VATICAN IN THE MODERN ERA

CHAPTER 69 : 'BABYLON' AT ITS HEIGHT

 

SECTION VI :  OUR FUTURE HOPE

CHAPTER 70 : THE FALL OF ‘BABYLON’

CHAPTER 71 : SUPER-POWER ROME

CHAPTER 72 : THE MILLENNIUM, A RESTORATION OF THE PROTESTANT REFORMATION

CHAPTER 73 : THE GREAT DAY OF JUDGMENT, AND THE NEW HEAVEN AND NEW EARTH