Christianity has infused western culture over the past 2,000 years to an extraordinary degree. This book looks at the most important ways this infusion has manifested itself. The book covers eight subject areas: culture and thought, the arts, the landscape, education for the individual, society, and the world, a way of life, changing the world, and what will Christianity do for us? Written in a light and engaging style with wonderful full color illustrations throughout, this book is a fascinating exploration of our cultural and religious heritage.
There are chapters devoted to the impact of Christianity on culture and thought, the arts, the landscape, education, people and the world, way of
The author does not preach. He teaches, and often with a touch of humor, but in everything, with respect.
The question, "What has Christianity ever done for us?" leads one to think of the humbling flip side, "What have we, who call ourselves Christian, ever done for Christianity?" While my Stone-Campbell religious heritage is not mentioned, I am led to ponder its role in relation to these questions.
Ideally, one should read this book with others so it could be discussed and savored together as a meal.
The book contains numerous beautifully produced color pictures throughout. It includes many quotations to help illustrate the material. There is an index.