This book is quite superb. Thoroughly researched, beautifully written, expertly selected, and dizzyingly clever.
Two magnificent exhibitions show- once again – why Christians should be interested in history. The first is at the British Library: Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms: Art, Word, War Now I suspect for most of us, the phrase ‘Anglo Saxon’ conjures up a mental image of a bloke in a beard with a sword, probably wearing a helmet,
This brilliant history of the growth and impact of Christianity in Europe will make your brain fizz.
I reviewed this book when it first came out. Now it is about to come out in paperback, I want it to get as wide a readership as possible. I think it is one of the most significant books, and probably the bravest, I have come across since I first read Solzhenitsyn – and I