Why Do We Have Christmas Trees?
The history behind evergreens, ornaments, and holiday gift giving.
The "Praise and Worship" Revolution
The Jesus People movement of the 1960s and '70s generated new kinds of music that transformed worship in evangelical churches.
Football's Pious Pioneer
Amos Alonzo Stagg instilled in football Christian values that remain apparent today.
Resolutions Worth Keeping
The Origins of New Years' Resolutions, and One Famous List
The Blood-and-Fire Mission of the Salvation Army
Where did this tuba-playing, kettle-wielding social force come from, and what's it all about?
Let Us Not Set Asunder
The threat of gay marriage challenges Christians to defend older, better definitions of marriage. But what are those definitions, and how did they develop?
Got Your "Spiritual Director" Yet?
The roots of a resurgent practice, plus 14 books for further study.
From Beer to Bibles to VBS
How America got its favorite summer tradition.
The Christian DNA of Modern Genetics
Though open to frightening ethical abuse, genetics has been a Christian vocation since Gregor Mendel did his famous pea-plant experiments in the mid-nineteenth century.
College Sports: Prodigal Son of "Muscular Christianity"
In the wake of a basketball scandal at a prominent Christian university, we take time to remember the Christian roots of college athletics.
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