Definition of church history in English:

church history

noun

  • 1A written account of the history of the Christian Church.

  • 2The history of the Christian Church.

Origin

Mid 16th century. From church + history. Compare post-classical Latin historia ecclesiastica, after Hellenistic Greek ἐκκλησιαστικὴ ἱστορία (late 3rd cent. a.d. as the title of a work by Eusebius).

Pronunciation

church history

/tʃəːtʃ ˈhɪst(ə)ri/