"Floods Upon The Dry Ground" by Charles Schmitt A very readable book, focusing in church history through the lens of the Pentecostal tradition of LABI. Available at very reasonable prices (1-5 dollars!) if purchased under "new" or "new/used" on Amazon.com here; or $10 if ordered directly from the author's ministry here. Note: Since church history is still being written, there are online updates to the book available free here.
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Students wanting extra credit/and or extra learning in an area or era of church history that interests them, they can choose #1a or #1b or 1c (choose one only) to supplement their study through selected readings in them.
3a)"Church History in Plain Language: UPDATED SECOND EDITION" by Bruce Shelly. Available at very reasonable prices (2-5 dollars!) if purchased under "new" or "new/used" on Amazon.com here
3b)"How God Saved Civilization" by James Garlow. Note: This has also been released by the title "God and His People," but both are the exact same book. Available at very reasonable prices (5 dollars!) if purchased under "new" or "new/used" on Amazon.com. .Under the first title click here, under the second title, click here...and compare today's prices
3c) "The Great Emergence" by Phyllis Tickle. Available on Amazon at a new/used discount here. NOTE: Also acceptable: a paper on her video summary of the book posted here on the website under "resources" or on this page ----------------------