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What is the Best, Most Affordable, Readable One-Volume Church History Available?

January 12th, 2012
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Look Who’s Talking about The Church from Age to Age


Dr. H. J. Selderhuis, a Dutch scholar of the Reformation and an editor for Vanderhoeck & Ruprecht projects, cited The Church from Age to Age positively in a recent review article regarding religious faith and the problem of violence. If you read Dutch, you can see the article here.

Dr. Nathan A. Finn, Associate Professor of Historical Theology at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, has kindly reviewed and commended our book. You can read his review here.

Solid Ground Newsetter, a publication of evangelical apologists at Stand to Reason, is carrying The Church from Age to Age as a recommended resource here.


Concordia University, Ann Arbor, students recently lined up to get their copy of the book as a textbook for their required church history class.


Rev. William Weedon of Saint Paul Lutheran Church in Hamel, IL states that he is “MEGA impressed. . . . This volume is exceedingly well written.” He kindly recommended our book on his blog here.


Mr. Peter Reske purchased The Church from Age to Age for his wife as a Christmas present. He was surprised to find his five year-old making it part of his bed time reading!

Why is this church history receiving so much attention? It is the most affordable, readable, one-volume church history available! Order your copy here. Get the Kindle edition here.

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  1. Rev. David Likeness
    January 12th, 2012 at 10:56 | #1

    What separates “The Church From Age to Age” is
    the actual theology found on its pages as well as
    descriptions of church worship life in various centuries.
    Most Church history volumes simply are filled with
    facts and dates and not readings from primary sources.
    Yet this book also highlights major players on the
    stage of church history such as Augustine, Luther,
    and Calvin. Excellent resource for the parish pastor.

  2. James
    January 12th, 2012 at 20:15 | #2

    I purchased this book (based on the recommendation of Pastor Weedon on his blog) and have read about 150 pages. It is excellent! I am a simple layman; yet, find it very readable. It’s not just for theologians and pastors. Although written by mostly Lutherans (I think this is true based on the biographical sketches), it appears to be unbiased regarding historical facts. For example, it notes that immersion was the primary mode of early church baptism and belief in millennialism was quite prevalent among early church fathers. So far, so good. I need to stop commenting and start reading.

  3. Glenn S
    January 12th, 2012 at 20:36 | #3

    As a layman, Age to Age is understandable and informative. People, theologies, geography, politics, worship, and much more, are discussed in sufficient but not overwhelming detail. Reading Age to Age has given me a greater enjoyment and understanding of Divine Service, Bible Study, theology, and personal readings. It has inspired curiosity; I am now reading Augustine’s Confessions; what a delightful discovery! And thank you Cyberbretheran for keeping us informed of CPH publications.

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