A candid friend of historiography

A short commentary on the method employed in Diarmaid MacCulloch's Christianity: The First Three Thousand Years  “Of making surveys of Christian history, there is no end,” Diarmaid MacCulloch observes in his 1161-page book, Christianity: The First Three Thousand Years.  Yet he suggests that his approach stands out as more daunting than certain other notable contemporary accounts.[1] As a historian, MacCulloch …