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  • Issue 107: Debating Darwin

    How the church responded to the evolution bombshell

  • Issue 106: The Stone-Campbell Movement

    The church to end all churches?

  • Issue 105: Christianity in Early Africa

    Ancient traditions, profound impact

  • Issue 104: Christians in the New Industrial Economy

    The world changed, the church responded

  • Issue 103: Christmas: The Wonder of the Season

    How Christians throughout the ages have heralded the birth of Jesus

  • Resource Guide: The History of Worship from Constantine to the Reformation

    A historical survey of Christian worship for the twelve centuries between Constantine and the Reformation.

  • Issue 102: People of Faith

    How America’s many churches shaped “one nation under God”

  • Issue 101: Healthcare and Hospitals in the Mission of the Church

    “Whatever you did for one of the least of these, you did for me”

  • Resource Guide: The History of Hell

    A survey of historical Christian views on hell.

  • Issue 100: 400th Anniversary of the King James Bible

  • Issue 99: Faith & the American Presidency

  • Issue 98: How the Church in China Survived and Thrived in the 20th Century

  • Issue 97: The Holy Land

    For 300 years before the Muslim conquest, the birthplace of Christ bloomed

  • Issue 96: Hunger for Secret Knowledge: The Gnostics

    The Gnostics called themselves “enlightened.” The early church called them heretics.

  • Issue 95: Gospel According to J.S. Bach

  • Issue 94: Building the City of God in a Crumbling World

    How Christians from the past can help us survive today’s challenges

  • Issue 93: A Devoted Life: St. Benedict & Western Monasticism

  • Issue 92: A New Evangelical Awakening

  • Issue 91: Michelangelo: Art for Faith’s Sake

    Michelangelo and the Italian Renaissance

  • Issue 90: Adoniram & Ann Judson: American Mission Pioneers

    Pioneers of the American missionary movement

  • Issue 89: Richard Baxter & the English Puritans

    Hungering for holiness in every part of life

  • Issue 88: C.S. Lewis: Pointing People to Reality

    The creator of Narnia and other imaginary worlds spent his life pointing people to reality

  • Issue 87: India: A Faith of Many Colors

  • Issue 86: George MacDonald: Writer Who Inspired C.S. Lewis

    Victorian poet, pastor, and storyteller who inspired Lewis

  • Issue 85: Council of Nicaea: Debating Jesus’ Divinity

    The Council of Nicea and it bitter aftermath

  • Issue 84: Pilgrims & Exiles: Mennonites, Amish, and Brethren

    The Mennonites, Amish, and Brethren have followed Christ and their convictions

  • Issue 83: Mary in the Imagination of the Church

    All generations will call me blessed

  • Issue 82: Phoebe Palmer: Mother of the Holiness Movement

    Phoebe Palmer and the Holiness revival

  • Issue 81: John Newton: Author of “Amazing Grace”

    The story of “Amazing Grace”

  • Issue 80: The First Bible Teachers

    Reading over the shoulders of the church’s founding fathers

  • Issue 79: African Apostles: Black Evangelists in Africa

    The black evangelists who converted their continent

  • Issue 78: J.R.R. Tolkien: The Man Behind the Myth

  • Issue 77: Jonathan Edwards: The Warm-Hearted Genius Behind the Great Awakening

  • Issue 76: The Christian Face of the Scientific Revolution

  • Issue 75: G.K. Chesterton: Orthodoxy on the Loose

  • Issue 74: Christians & Muslims

    Confronting 14 centuries of ambition, sorrow, and bad faith

  • Issue 73: Thomas Aquinas: The Mind that Saved the Medieval Church

  • Issue 72: How We Got Our History

    20 anniversary issue

  • Issue 71: Huguenots and the Wars of Religion

    The Saint Bartholomew’s Day Massacre

  • Issue 70: Dante’s Guide to Heaven and Hell

    Why the Divine Comedy still haunts and enchants us

  • Issue 69: The Wesleys: Charles and John

    Their struggle for perfection strained their relationship and sparked revival on two continents

  • Issue 68: Jan Hus: The Incendiary Preacher of Prague

  • Issue 67: Augustine: Sinner, Bishop, Saint

  • Issue 66: How the West was Really Won

    Preparing the way in the wilderness

  • Issue 65: Ten Most Influential Christians of the 20th Century

  • Issue 64: St. Anthony & the Desert Fathers: Extreme Faith

    Extreme faith in the early church

  • Issue 63: Severe Salvation: How the Vikings Took up the Faith

  • Issue 62: Bound for Canaan: The Spiritual Journey of Africans in America

  • Issue 61: The End: A History of the Second Coming

  • Issue 60: How the Irish Were Saved

    The culture and faith of Celtic Christians

  • Issue 59: Life & Times of Jesus of Nazareth

  • Issue 58: Rise of Pentecostalism

    The most explosive Christian movement of the 20th Century

  • Issue 57: Converting the Empire

    How the early church evangelized a hostile pagan world

  • Issue 56: The Paradox of David Livingstone

    Failed missionary, lost explorer, and monumental figure of the 1800’s

  • Issue 55: Monkey Trial & the Rise of Fundamentalism

    The Monkey Trial & the Rise of Fundamentalism

  • Issue 54: Eastern Orthodoxy: Then and Now

  • Issue 53: William Wilberforce and the Century of Reform

    Wilberforce and the abolition of the slave trade

  • Issue 52: Hudson Taylor & Missions to China

    Taylor drove himself—and the gospel—deep into China

  • Issue 51: Heresy in the Early Church

    A hammer struck at heresy

  • Issue 50: American Revolution: Christianity’s Overlooked Role

    Christianity’s overlooked role in the bold venture to gain independence

  • Issue 49: Everyday Faith in the Middle Ages

  • Issue 48: Thomas Cranmer & the English Reformation

    He faced the stake with resolute courage

  • Issue 47: Paul & His Times

    The gods vied for glory and the rulers for power, but the tireless work of this man is what endures

  • Issue 46: John Knox: The Thundering Scot

    His fierce preaching and stubborn will energized a religious revolution in Scotland

  • Issue 45: Camp Meetings & Circuit Riders: Untamed Faith on America’s Early Frontier

  • Issue 44: John Chrysostom: The Great Preacher Who Paid for His Convictions with His Life

    He was the greatest preacher of his age—maybe ever

  • Issue 43: How We Got Our Bible

  • Issue 42: Francis of Assisi

    Perhaps more than anyone else, he tried to imitate Jesus Christ

  • Issue 41: The American Puritans

    Perhaps the most Influential movement in American history

  • Issue 40: The Crusades

    How could Christians do this?

  • Issue 39: Martin Luther: The Later Years and Legacy

  • Issue 38: George Whitefield

    The nearly forgotten preacher who sparked America’s Great Awakening

  • Issue 37: Worship in the Early Church

    “How we Christians worship”

  • Issue 36: William Carey and the Great Missions Century

    Undereducated, underfunded, and underestimated

  • Issue 35: Columbus & Christianity

    What happened when Columbus collided with the Americas

  • Issue 34: Martin Luther: The Early Years

    The accidental revolutionary

  • Issue 33: Christianity & the Civil War

    The untold story

  • Issue 32: Dietrich Bonhoeffer: Theologian in Nazi Germany

    Most Christians remained silent, but not Dietrich Bonhoeffer

  • Issue 31: The Golden Age of Hymns

    18th-century hymn writers

  • Issue 30: Women in the Medieval Church

    In a forgotten age, women shook their church and the world

  • Issue 29: Charles Spurgeon: England’s “Prince of Preachers”

    In an age of great preachers, why did he rise above them all?

  • Issue 28: 100 Most Important Events in Church History

  • Issue 27: Persecution in the Early Church

  • Issue 26: William & Catherine Booth: Salvation Army Founders

    The bold and fiery founders of the Salvation Army

  • Issue 25: Unconventional Dwight L. Moody

  • Issue 24: Bernard of Clairvaux

    900th Anniversary of the birth of Bernard of Clairvaux

  • Issue 23: Spiritual Awakenings in North America

    1st, 2nd, and 3rd Great Awakenings

  • Issue 22: Waldensians: Ancient “Evangelicals” from the Italian Alps

    Ancient evanglicals from the Alps, who have survived for 800 years

  • Issue 21: Casper Schwenckfeld von Ossig: Confessor of the Glory of Christ

  • Issue 20: Charles Grandison Finney: 19th-Century Giant of American Revivalism

  • Issue 19: Money in Christian History, Part II

    Money in modern Christian history

  • Issue 18: The Millennium of “Russian” Christianity

  • Issue 17: Women in the Early Church

    The neglected role of women in the early church

  • Issue 16: William Tyndale: God’s Outlaw

    Pursued by kings, cardinals and lords, Tyndale managed to produce a book that transformed much of Western civilization

  • Issue 15: St. Augustine

    The 1600th anniversary of Augustine of Hippo’s conversion and baptism

  • Issue 14: Money in Christian History

    How have Christians interpreted the Bible’s stance on money?

  • Issue 13: Jan Amos Comenius

    As they left their homeland, never to return again, Comenius and the Moravians stopped to pray. Their prayer would be answered…one hundred years later

  • Issue 12: John Calvin

    Meet Calvin, the man, the minister, the husband, the perserving follower of a sovereign God

  • Issue 11: John Bunyan and Pilgrim’s Progress

    A man of the book and his own great book

  • Issue 10: Pietism: A Much Maligned Movement Re-Examined

    Theirs was a passionate goal of breathing new life into dead churches

  • Issue 9: Heritage of Freedom: Dissenters, Reformers, and Pioneers

    How non-conformists drove Christian change

  • Issue 8: Jonathan Edwards and the Great Awakening

    Pious, learned, and warm, Edwards was a leader in the Colonial American revival

  • Issue 7: C. S. Lewis

    One of the greatest communicators of the Christian faith

  • Issue 6: Baptists

    A people who gathered “to walk in all His ways”

  • Issue 5: Radical Reformation: The Anabaptists

    Most Anabaptists sought to live quiet, industrious lives but that did not stop mainline Christians from harassing and martyring them

  • Issue 4: Zwingli: Father of the Swiss Reformation

    The country priest who won a city, disputed with Luther, and died in battle

  • Issue 3: John Wycliffe and 600th Anniversary of Translation of the Bible into English

    The leading scholar of his century, he assumed the roles of political activist, moral critic, doctrinal reformer, and Bible translator

  • Issue 2: John Wesley: Revival and Revolution

    How one man devoted to God changed the course of a nation

  • Issue 1: Zinzendorf and the Moravians

    250th anniversary of Protestant missions





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