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Reply To: What were some of your primary takeaways after reading Christianity in the First 1000 Years? Did anything surprise you?

Zack Jones

Hi Dylan,

I’m glad you enjoyed the reading! I also hadn’t been exposed to much of other kinds of Christian thinking until I started Seminary and began taking Church history courses and missiology courses where I was more deeply exposed to the different beliefs and practices of Christians throughout the ages. While it’s reasonable that most American Christians are unfamiliar with these other practices beliefs (many American Christians will rarely be placed in situations where they need to regularly and thoughtfully engage with those from the Near East), the more of us who are engage in understanding their backgrounds and beliefs, the better off we all are.