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Columbus and Christianity: Did You Know?
Little-known facts about Christopher Columbus and Christianity in the Americas
From the Editor: Overlooked Questions about Columbus
Why Did Columbus Sail?
What your history textbooks may not have told you
When Two Worlds Met
The historic moment from Columbus's journal
What does it mean?
The Clamor over Columbus
On this hotly debated anniversary, what should Christians think?
Voices in the Controversy
How Did Native Americans Respond to Christianity?
A collection of eyewitness accounts
Tying Their Own Hands
How Christian missionaries sometimes thwarted their own evangelism
The Great Debate
How should the church evangelize the Americas? Two strong leaders faced off over the question
Christianity Comes to the Americas
Early Spanish Expansion and Missions
Columbus and Christianity in the Americas: Christian History Timeline
Spanish Developments, 1492–1810
Cross and Sword
Lights in the Darkness
As sincere believers marched to subjugate a continent, other Christians had to oppose them
Columbus and Christianity in the Americas: A Gallery of Champions for the Oppressed
Courageous Christians who worked on behalf of "the least of these" in the Americas
The Christian Conquerors
The Father of California
Junipero Serra launched a remarkable enterprise on Spain's final frontier
Highlights of the California Missions
Junípero Serra and his successors established 21 missions in California between 1769 and 1823. Each mission was a combination military outpost and religious commune; together, they were a colorful experiment in missions.
Why is a traditionally Catholic region turning Protestant?
Columbus and Christianity in the Americas: Recommended Resources
Of the many books about Columbus and his religious legacy, which are most helpful? Christian History asked Dr. William D. Taylor, co-author, with Emilio A. Núñez C., of Crisis in Latin America: An Evangelical Perspective (Moody, 1989).
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