I read with interest the chapters on the early church, and early Christian history. Since it is a text book, there are notes and review questions at the end of each chapter, which allowed me to check how well I paid attention during the chapter. Someday it would be nice to go over this information again, and to look at other sources to gain a deeper understanding of the history of the Middle East about the time of Christ. Just going over this book again would be a good start.I read the 1979 prin [...]
A little outdated, but still a very good read. Some of the science is no longer the current best understanding, but it's a great chance to get a fascinating look at a brilliant and curious mind working out the riddle of faith. Even though I don't always agree with Elder Roberts'conclusions, his methods and his approach to making sense of doctrine are worth study.