This book provides a comprehensive history of the Counter-Reformation in early modern Europe, It is an indispensable new survey which provides a wide-ranging overview of the religious, political and cultural history of the time.
Beginning with the creation story, this charming book winds its way through the Old Testament highlighting key stories such as Joseph and his coat of many colors. Then in the New Testament young readers will explore the life of Jesus, as well as the founding and growth of the Church. The examination of the lives of significant Saints, the vital teachings of the Church, and Christian symbols present the fundamental beliefs and practices of the Catholic Church.
"This well-written, well-researched reference source brings together monastic life with particular attention to three traditions: Buddhist, Eastern Christian, and Western Christian."--"Outstanding Reference Sources," American Libraries, May 2001.